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COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
MARCH 9, 2020        5:15 PM

Notice is here by given for a meeting of the City Council of the City of Cuero to be held on March 9, 2020 at 5:15 pm located at City Hall Council Chambers, 212 E. Main Street, 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 W.T. "Tony" Allen.
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.

Emergency Reading of an Ordinance

5.1.

Discuss/Consider And Possible Action On Ordinance No. 2020-05, Canceling The May 2, 2020 City Of Cuero Election And Certifying Unopposed Candidates

5.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Ordinance No. 2020-06, canceling May 2, 2020 Special Election

6.

Third and Final Reading of Ordinance

6.1.

Discuss, Consider And Possible Action On Third and Final Reading Of Ordinance No. 2020-02, Franchise Agreement With GVEC.

7.

Resolutions


7.1.

Discuss, Consider And Possible Action On Resolution 2020-08 approving grant application for Volunteer Fire Department Radio Project

7.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2020-15 approving the bid for the Hillside Cemetery Road Improvements

7.3.

Discuss, Consider And Possible Action On Resolution No. 2020-07, Approving Task Order No. 56 San Antonio Street New Water Well and Upgrades to Ground/ Below Ground Water Storage Tanks

7.4.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2020-16, approving agreement with Urban Engineering for services for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery Funds administered by the Texas General Land Office for damage sustained from Hurricane Harvey

7.5.

Discuss, Consider And Possible Action On Resolution 2020-09 accepting proposal from Hilltop Securities to provide Financial Advisor services for the City’s Texas Water Development Board application for funding under the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) program and authorize the City Manager to negotiate a contract with said firm.

7.6.

Discuss, Consider And Possible Action On Resolution 2020-10 accepting proposal from Norton Rose Fulbright to provide Bond Counsel services for the City’s Texas Water Development Board application for funding under the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) program and authorize the City Manager to negotiate a contract with said firm.

7.7.

Discuss, Consider And Possible Action On Resolution No. 2020-11 Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery program thru the General Land Office

7.8.

Discuss, Consider And Possible Action On Resolution No. 2020-12 Development Block Grant-DR award Program for Infrastructure Projects under Harvey Round 1 Funding

7.9.

Discuss, Consider And Possible Action On Resolution No. 2020-13 Adopting a Section 3 Policy as Required for Participation in the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program (CDBG-DR)


7.10.

Discuss, Consider And Possible Action On Resolution No. 2020-14 Designating Authorized Signatories with the General Land Office

7.11.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2020-17, a Master Service Agreement between InfoSend, Inc. and the City of Cuero, TX.

8.

Council consideration and action items


8.1.

Discuss Consider And Possible Action On Rodeo Arena Lease

Documents:
  1. rodeo lease.pdf
8.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action to change personnel policy to allow for the creation of a "sick day bank"

Documents:
  1. sick leave.pdf
9.

Reports

City Manager Report:
  • Update on Airport Study Grant
  • How City is dealing with Coronavirus
  • Update on Street Lights
  • East Broadway Drainage Ditch
10.

Set date for City Manager Evaluation

11.

Consent Agenda


11.1.

Council Meeting Minutes from 2/10/2020 & 2/14/2020

11.2.

Discuss/Consider And Possible Action On 2018 Farmers Market Association By-Laws & 2020 Market Rules And Guidelines

11.4.

Municipal Court Monthly Report

11.5.

DeWitt County Appraisal District Monthly Report

11.6.

Building Department Monthly Report

11.7.

Appoint Rafael Acosta, Jr. to the Museum Board

12.

Adjourn


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 March 9, 2020, agenda of items to be considered by the City of Cuero Council was posted on the City Hall windows on Friday, March 6, 2020  before 5:00 P.M.

_____________________________________
Jennifer Zufelt
City Secretary