city of cuero seal Copy Copy Copy_0CITY OF CUERO
 APRIL 11, 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 April 11, 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


Arbor Day Proclamation




Annual Audit Report from Harrison, Waldrop & Uherek, LLP.

  1. 2021_REPORT.pdf

Report from Environmental Service Department on Spring Clean up week


Update from Heritage Museum Director for the "plan of events" for the Cuero 150th birthday celebration


Council consideration and action items


Discuss, consider and possible action on closing of the streets/gates in the Municipal Park for BBQ Events in June, July and September.

* June 10 & 11th   Hero Fest Cookoff. Close off Main gate and close back gate early Friday June 10th & reopen after judging on Saturday June 11th. 

* July 22 & 23rd BBQ Cookoff for Cuero Volunteer Fire Dept. Close Broadway gate, close half of Main St gate and half of Lake Front Gate. 

* September 23 & 24th Memorial Service and plates for Hero Fest. Close Broadway Gate, block off east side of Clubhouse for cookers. Back gate to remain open for access to lakefront. Plates to go will enter park from Main St. gate, loop around flag pole and exit Main St Gate.


Discuss, consider, and possible action on a request from St. Michael's School to close E. Main Street, from McLeod St. to the Municipal Park, April 23, 2022 from 9:00 -10:00 am. for their annual "Color Run".


Discuss, Consider And Possible Action On Resolution No. 2022-09, Approving A Contract With Azavar To Provide The City Of Cuero Professional Management, Government, Revenue And Tax And Computer Consulting Services.


Discuss, consider and possible action on purchasing property at 602 Grant Street, between Bruce and Yorktown Streets, for the possibility of a park.

  1. 602 Grant St.pdf



Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2022-07, awarding bid for the2022 TXCDBG-Downtown Revitalization/Main Street Grant Program to Public Management Services.


Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2022-08, approving the proposal from Public Management for submission of grant application preparation and administration services for the Texas Community Development Block Grant (TXCDBG) 2022 Downtown Revitalization Program.


Consent Agenda


Council Meeting Minutes 3/14/2022 and 4/4/2022


Appoint Lynn Falcone to the Cuero Development Corporation Board for a two year term, replacing Randy Jochim. April 2022-2024


Re-Appoint Marcellus Wesley and Almaretta Echavarria to the Cuero Housing Authority Board 2022-2024 term.


Building Department Monthly Report


Municipal Court Monthly Report


DeWitt County Appraisal District Monthly Report


Library Monthly Report

  1. LSR MARCH 2022.pdf

Items of Community Interest

City offices closed April 15th for Good Friday

Easter Egg Hunt April 16th at 12:00 pm

Hillside Cemetery Annual Decoration Day April 17th 

Harvest Dinner on Main, April 25 at 5:30

Early Voting begins 4/25/2022 for the May 7th Election

May 7, 2022 Ballot Information

Tree Dedication April 29 at 10:00 am, 300 E. Live Oak, 

Neighborhood Clean-up day, April 30



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 April 11, 2022, agenda of items to be considered by the City of Cuero Council was posted on the City Hall windows on Friday, April 8, 2022 before 5:00 P.M.

Jennifer Zufelt
City Secretary