city of cuero seal Copy Copy Copy_0CITY OF CUERO
 FEBRUARY 14, 2022   5:00 PM

Notice is here by given for a meeting of the City Council of the City of Cuero to be held on February 14, 2022 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. 


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 Emil Garza.


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


Monarch Butterfly Proclamation 2022


Ordinances - Emergency Reading


Discuss, consider and possible action on Ordinance No. 2022-03, adopting rules for the Cuero Dog Park and declaring an emergency.


Discuss, consider and possible action on Ordinance No. 2022-04, ordering a General Election to be held May 7, 2022.


First reading of an ordinance


Discuss, consider and possible action on first reading of Ordinance No. 2022-05, amending the City of Cuero's Comprehensive Zoning Map as identified in Chapter 9, Article 9.02 in the Cuero Code of Ordinances, as Part 1, Article 1, Division 1.100 Sections 1.101 and 1.102 of the City's Unified Development Code, rezoning of the property described as being 18.63 acres of land situated in the J.J. Tumlinson League, Abstract No. 45, DeWitt County Texas and recorded in Volume 53, Page 277 of the official records of DeWitt County. Metes and Bounds recorded in Volume 355, Page 530 of the deeds and records of DeWitt County, Texas




Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2022-05, approving an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement Multi-County Adult Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) and authorize the Mayor to sign.


Second reading of an ordinance


Discuss, consider and possible action on second and final reading of Ordinance No. 2022-01, amending the code of ordinances, Chapter 9, Planning & Development, Article 11, Supplemental Standards, Section 11.103, Fencing and Walls.




Report on 2022 planned exhibits for the Cuero Heritage Museum by Amber Fitts, Museum Manager

Cuero Heritage Museum 2022 Exhibit Schedule:

  •  Masterpiece Handmade Doilies by Elvia Reichert Janssen FEB – APR
  • Artist Extravaganza -MAY – JUL
  • Celebrating Outstanding Athletes of Cuero (Sports other than football) AUG – NOV
  • Christmas DEC - JAN

City Manager Update on new business's


City Manager update on 123 E Main St. through fare. (former Carmona Building)


Consent Agenda


Annual Racial Profile Report by Cuero Police Dept.

  1. Racial profile.pdf

Council Meeting Minutes 1/18/2022


Building Department Monthly Report


Municipal Court Monthly Report


Library Monthly Report


DeWitt County Appraisal District Monthly Report


Appoint Aaron Franco, Owner of Petal Express, to the Cuero Main Street Advisory Board.



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 February 14, 2022 agenda of items to be considered by the City of Cuero Council was posted on the City Hall windows on Friday, February 11, 2022 before 5:00 P.M.

Jennifer Zufelt
City Secretary