city of cuero seal Copy Copy Copy_0CITY OF CUERO
 COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
 NOVEMBER 8, 2021    5:00

Notice is here by given for a meeting of the City Council of the City of Cuero to be held on November 8, 2021 at 5:00 pm located at City Hall Council Chambers, for the purpose of considering the following agenda items.  The City Council of the City of Cuero will meet, consider, deliberate and may take action on all agenda items. 
 
 

1.

Call to order and announce a quorum is present


2.

Invocation

Led by James K.Crain, III
3.

Pledge of Allegiance

to the American Flag and the Texas Flag Led by Emil Garza.

4.

Public Comments

An opportunity for the public to address Council or concerns not on the agenda (limited to two minutes). ( HB 3636). Comments from the members shall be limited to : 
a. Statements of specific factual information given in response to an inquiry;
b. A recitation of existing policy in response to an inquiry;
c. A proposal to place the subject on a future agenda.
5.

Presentation and Recognitions


5.1.

Recognition of Ken Lopez and Marcus Escobedo for receiving the "Good Samaritan Award" from the Texas Electric Cooperative Loss Control.

6.

Reports


6.1.

Update on skate park.

7.

Council consideration and action items


7.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on guidelines for animals in the Cuero Public Library.

7.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on closing the community garden and making it a dog park.

7.3.

Discuss, consider and possible action on the rules for the dog park

8.

First reading of an ordinance

8.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on the first reading of Ordinance No. 2021-23, amending the Code of Ordinance of the City of Cuero, Title XII, Chapter 12 "Utilities" Article 12.03 "Electrical Service", Section 12.03.001 "Schedule of Rates" electric

8.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on the first reading of Ordinance No. 2021-24, amending the Code of Ordinance of the City of Cuero Appendix A, "Fee Schedule" Article A6.000 "Utility Rates and Charges" Division 5 "Water Service", Section A6.121, "Monthly Rates".

8.3.

Discuss, consider and possible action on the first reading of Ordinance No. 2021-25, amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Cuero Appendix A "Fee Schedule" Article A6.000 "Utility Rates and Charges" Division 4 "Sewer Service" Section A6.121 "Monthly Rates".

8.4.

Discuss, consider and possible action on first reading of Ordinance No. 2021-26, a recommendation from the Planning and Zoning Commission to modify the regulations on an individual basis amending Cuero Code of Ordinances, CHAPTER 9, PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS, ARTICLE 11 SUPPLEMENTAL STANDARDS, Division 11.100 Supplemental Standards, SEC. 11.101 Accessory Buildings and Structures.

9.

Resolutions


9.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2021-20, support of the Texas Opioid Abatement Fund Council and Settlement Allocation Term Sheet (Texas Term Sheet).

9.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2021- 21, an agreement with LSPS, to prepare the Emergency Preparedness Plan as required by Senate Bill 3 and authorize the City Manager to sign.

9.3.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2021-22 approving a Professional Service Agreement with LSPS Solutions for regrading the street segments in the City of Cuero and updating the 2017 Street Inventory.

9.4.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2021-23, approving a service agreement with Sweeping Corp of America and authorizing the Mayor to sign.

9.5.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2021-24, voting for Board of Directors, DeWitt County Appraisal District

10.

Consent Agenda


10.1.

Council Meeting Minutes 10/11/2021, 10/18/2021

10.2.

Building Department Monthly Report

10.3.

DeWitt County Appraisal District Monthly Report

10.4.

Library Monthly Report

10.5.

Municipal Court Monthly Report

10.6.
11.

Adjourn


11.1.

City offices will be closed Thursday, November 11 for Veterans Day, November 25th & 26th for Thanksgiving. December 23rd and 24th for Christmas and December 31st for New Years Eve.



The City Council may convene into executive (closed) session in accordance with the Texas Government Code when necessary and legally justified. Any item on this agenda may be discussed in executive session if authorized by Texas Law regardless of whether it is listed under “Executive Session” of this agenda, and regardless of any past or current practice of the City Council.  Executive sessions herein are closed meetings,  and may include the consideration of any item otherwise listed on the agenda plus any subject matter specified in the executive session notice, and may include items under the Texas Government Code as follows: Section 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney regarding contemplated or pending litigation, a settlement offer or administrative hearing); Section 551.072 (Deliberation regarding real property); Section 551.073 (Deliberation about gifts and donations); Section 551.074 (Personnel Matters); Section 551.076 (Deliberation about Security Devices); Section 551.086(Deliberation regarding Municipally Owned Utility); and Section 551.087 (Deliberation regarding Economic Development Negotiation).

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Cuero will provide reasonable accommodations for persons attending City Council meetings.  To better serve you, requests should be received 24 hours prior to the meetings.  Please contact Jennifer Zufelt, City Secretary, at 361-275-3476.

CERTIFICATION
I certify that a copy of the November 8, 2021, agenda of items to be considered by the City of Cuero Council was posted on the City Hall windows on Friday, November 5, 2021 before 5:00 P.M.

_____________________________________
Jennifer Zufelt
City Secretary