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COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
AUGUST 10, 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 August 10, 2020 at 5:15 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 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.

Public Hearing


5.1.

Public hearing: to consider the request for approval of a Conditional Use Permit for 205 North Gonzales, North ½ Lot 2, Block 8, Cuero, Texas. The purpose of this request is to comply with the City of Cuero Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 9, Planning & Development Regulations, applicant is Draper Family Services.

5.2.

Public hearing: to consider the request for approval of a Conditional Use Permit for 1304 N Esplanade, Lot PT 7,8,9, Block 9, Oakgrove Addition, Cuero, Texas. The purpose of this request is to comply with the City of Cuero Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 9, Planning & Development Regulations, applicant is John Dakota Blackwell.

6.

First reading of an ordinance

6.1.

Discuss/Consider and possible action on a recommendation from Planning and Zoning to Council ,approval of Ordinance No. 2020-16 a Conditional Use Permit for 205 North Gonzales, North ½ Lot 2, Block 8, Cuero, Texas. The purpose of this request is to comply with the City of Cuero Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 9, Planning & Development Regulations, applicant is Draper Family Services.

6.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on a recommendation from Planning and Zoning to Council, approval of Ordinance No. 2020-17 Conditional Use Permit for 1304 N Esplanade, PT 7,8,9, block 9, Oakgrove Addition, Cuero, Texas. The purpose of this request is to comply with the City of Cuero Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 9, Planning & Development Regulations, applicant is John Dakota Blackwell.

6.3.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Ordinance No. 2020- 18, amending fees at the Recycling Center, Appendix A, Fee Schedule, Article A6.000 Utility Rates and Charges, Division 3 Solid Waste Collection, Section A6.063, Collection Center Charges.

7.

Council consideration and action items


7.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on a proposal from Robert Oliver regarding 100 block of W. Courthouse.

7.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on a request from Charles Howard to rename the Summer Reading Program after his daughter to the Sara Katherine Howard Summer Reading Program

7.3.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Proposed Refunding Bonds, Series 2020 presentation from Colby Eckols, from Hilltop Securities.

7.4.

Discuss, consider and possible action on the Cuero Development Corporation proposed FY 2020-2021 Budget and work program.

7.5.

Discuss, consider and possible action to set a proposed tax rate and date/ time for the public hearing.

7.6.

Discuss, consider and possible action to appoint two Councilmembers to the Golden Crescent General Assembly and Board Of Directors For 2021, a one year term beginning September 1, 2020

Documents:
  1. GCRPC.pdf
7.7.

Discuss, consider and possible action on future plans for the Cuero Municipal Airport

8.

Resolutions


8.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2020-38, renewal and extension agreement of a secured note and deed of trust from Post Lumber Company.

8.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on approving Resolution No. 2020-39 approving and awarding the bid for the construction and installation of way-finding signs.

8.3.

Discuss, consider and possible action on first reading of Resolution No. 2020-40, approving a project using funds exceeding $10,000.

9.

Reports


9.1.

City Manager Report

Streets
Utility easement
10.

Consent Agenda


10.1.

Council meeting minutes 7/1/2020, 7/13/2020, 7/27/2020

10.2.

Building Department monthly permits

10.3.

DeWitt County Appraisal District monthly report

10.4.

Municipal Court monthly report

10.5.

Library monthly report

11.

BUDGET WORK SESSION

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 August 10, 2020, agenda of items to be considered by the City of Cuero Council was posted on the City Hall windows on Friday, August 7, 2020 before 5:00 P.M.

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Jennifer Zufelt
City Secretary