city of cuero seal Copy Copy Copy_0CITY OF CUERO
 COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA 
 OCTOBER 10, 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 October 10, 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. 
 
  

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 Emil Garza.

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.

Presentation and Recognitions


5.1.

Fire Prevention Week Proclamation

5.2.

Recognize Cheryl Merzbacher on her receiving of the George Troell Person of the Year Award presented from Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commission for her dedicated service to the Golden Crescent Region.

5.3.

Cuero certification of "Better Cities For Pets"

Documents:
  1. Report - Cuero.pdf
6.

Council consideration and action items


6.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on request from Amherst to close off street to make employee parking lot

Documents:
  1. Amherst.pdf
6.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on a proposed rate increase from Texas Disposal Systems.

6.3.

Discuss, consider and possible action on allowing "feather flags" within the city.

7.

Second reading of an ordinance

7.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on the second and final reading of Ordinance No. 2022-15, a request to abandon a 20 foot wide alley in Block 15 of the Northfields Subdivision, lying within the corporate limits of the City of Cuero.

8.

Resolutions


8.1.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2022-27, authorizing the submission of the 2022 National Fitness Campaign application and authorizing the city manager and finance director to act as the City's representatives .

8.2.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2022-27, approving an agreement with KESI Principal for the terms and conditions for the City to own and operate an Elgin Broom Bear truck to sweep the streets.

8.3.

Discuss, consider and possible action on Resolution No. 2022-28 approving a Government Obligation contract between the City and Republic First National Corporation

9.

Reports


9.1.

Update on 150 Anniversary Celebration

9.2.

Seven year Budget Analysis Report

9.3.

City Manager Reports

Update on Main Street Thoroughfare.

City Approved for the Community Development Partnership Program grant. (LCRA)


10.

Consent Agenda


10.1.

Council Meeting Minutes 9/12/2022

10.2.

Appoint Craig Oakes to the Zoning Board of Adjustments

10.3.

Municipal Court Monthly Report

10.4.

Building Department Monthly Report

10.5.

Library Monthly Report

Documents:
  1. SEPT.pdf
10.6.

DeWitt County Appraisal District Monthly Report

10.7.
11.

Items of Community Interest

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 October 10, 2022, agenda of items to be considered by the City of Cuero Council was posted on the City Hall windows on Friday, October 9, 2022 before 5:00 P.M.

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Jennifer Zufelt
City Secretary