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OCTOBER 12, 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 October 12, 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. 



Call to order and announce a quorum is present



Led by James K.Crain, III

Pledge of Allegiance

to the American Flag and the Texas Flag Led by W.T. "Tony" Allen.

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.

Presentation and Recognitions


Presentation of $50,000 check From Cuero to Cuero ISD from Cares Act Funds


Keep Cuero Beautiful - Plant Swap


Proclamation For Red Ribbon Week 2020



Report on Christmas Downtown Event 
Report on City Sidewalks 

Public Hearing


Public hearing on a request to close, vacate and abandon the eastern half of the 100 block of West Courthouse Street running in an Easterly/Westerly direction between Esplanade Street and Terrell Street. Requester Robert Oliver.




Discuss, Consider And Possible Action On Resolution 2020-46, Adopting A Procurement Policy required for the City to apply for Federal Grant Funding for upgrade to city water system.


Discuss, Consider And Possible Action On Resolution 2020-47, Authorizing and Approving a Memorandum of Understanding (Mou) With Community Action Committee of Victoria, Texas, for the Weatherization Assistance to Be Utilized for Residents of the City of Cuero


Discuss, Consider And Possible Action On Resolution 2020-48, Authorizing Task Order 2 With Schneider Engineering, Ltd., an Engineering Firm Under Contract With the City of Cuero to Provide Remote and Secure Scada Access to the City of Cuero for the Cuero Substation With the Ability to Poll Devices, Display HMI Screens and Collect Historical Data


Discuss, Consider And Possible Action On Resolution No. 2020-49, Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate a Contract for Architectual Services for City Property at 123 E. Main Street.


Council consideration and action items


Discuss, consider and possible action on report from City Manager on current Municipal Airport.


Discuss, consider and possible action on Financial Management Policies


Consent Agenda


Council Meeting Minutes from 9/14/2020 & 9/28/2020


Building Department Monthly Report


DeWitt County Appraisal District Monthly Report


Municipal Court Monthly Report


Appoint Jason Elder to Tree Board for two year term


Reappoint Mary Adelle Blackwell to the Library Board for a two year term



City departments will be closed Wednesday, November 11th for Veterans Day

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.

I certify that a copy of the October 12, 2020, agenda of items to be considered by the City of Cuero Council was posted on the City Hall windows on Friday, October 9, 2020 before 5:00 P.M.

Jennifer Zufelt
City Secretary