Emergency City Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 3:30 p.m.

NOTICE OF EMERGENCY MEETING

NIXON CITY COUNCIL

 February 23rd, 2021

The Nixon City Council will convene in an Emergency Meeting pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.045 on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021, at 3:30 p.m. at the Aphne Pattillo Public Library, 401 North Nixon Avenue, Nixon, Texas 78140. The Order of Business will be:

 

EMERGENCY MEETING AGENDA ITEMS

Call to order

Roll Call

Invocation and Pledge

 

Citizens to be Heard – (This time is provided for citizens to address the Council on issues and concerns. No action can or will be taken on issues raised under this portion of the meeting. Please limit your marks to a period not to exceed three (3) minutes. We ask that you approach the council and state your name and address for the record).  Pursuant to HB 2840 (codified in Texas Government Code Section 551.007), all attending citizens who wish to comment on specific agenda items must sign up to do so prior to the start of the meeting and indicate which agenda item the citizen wishes to comment on.  Said public comment on agenda items shall occur once the agenda item is reached during the meeting, but PRIOR to City Council deliberating the matter.  A time limit of three (3) minutes shall be observed by all commenting citizens.

 

  1. Discussion / Possible Action on extending and/or modifying the Mayor’s Declaration of State of Emergency of February 16th, 2021 due to extreme winter weather in the City of Nixon, Texas.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION: The Nixon 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 officer or administrative hearing); Section 551.072 (Deliberations regarding Real Property); Section 551.073 (Deliberations about Gifts & Donations); Section 551.074 (Personnel Matters); Section 551.076 (Deliberation about Security Devices);  Section 551.086 (Deliberations regarding Municipally Owned Utility); and Section 551.087 (Deliberations regarding Economic Development Negotiation).”

 

  1. Adjourn

 

This Notice of Emergency Meeting was posted for public viewing in City Hall in Nixon, Texas, a place convenient and readily accessible to the general public at all times and was posted on February 22nd, 2021, at 5:00 p.m., and remained posted for a minimum of one (1) hour preceding the scheduled time of the Emergency Meeting pursuant to the Texas Government Code Section 551.045.

 

 

Deborah M. Bustamente

City Secretary

 

CITY OF NIXON ADOPTION OF TAX RATE 2020

This year’s levy to fund maintenance and operations expenditures exceeds last year’s maintenance and operations tax levy.
CITY OF NIXON ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND
OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE.

Nixon City Council Budget Workshop Special Meeting Scheduled for 9/17/20 at 3:30 p.m. (click Blue Hyperlink at the bottom of the Agenda to view the Meeting minutes)

 NOTICE OF MEETING

NIXON CITY COUNCIL/ BUDGET WORKSHOP

 SPECIAL MEETING

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17TH, 2020

 The Nixon City Council will convene in a Special Budget Meeting/ Workshop on Thursday, September 17th, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. in the Aphne Pattillo Nixon Public Library, 401 N. Nixon Avenue, Nixon, Texas 78140. The Order of Business will be:

Call to order

Roll Call

Invocation and Pledges

Citizens to be Heard – Please fill out the information form located on the table by the door entrance. (This time is provided for citizens to address the Council on issues and concerns. No action can or will be taken on issues raised under this portion of the meeting. Please limit your marks to a period not to exceed three (3) minutes. We ask that you approach the council and state your name and address for the record).

  1. Discussion/Action to Approve the Minutes of the 09/09/20, Meeting.
  2. Discussion/ Action on appointment of a new City Aldermen to fill the current empty seat on the Nixon City Council.
  3. Discussion/ Action on Utility Budget line items for Fiscal Year 20/21
  4. Deliberation and Presentation of the proposed overall Budget for Fiscal Year beginning October 1st, 2020 ending September 30th, 2021.

     EXECUTIVE SESSION: The Nixon 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 officer or administrative hearing); Section 551.072 (Deliberations regarding Real Property); Section 551.073 (Deliberations about Gifts & Donations); Section 551.074 (Personnel Matters); Section 551.076 (Deliberation about Security Devices);  Section 551.086 (Deliberations regarding Municipally Owned Utility); and Section 551.087 (Deliberations regarding Economic Development Negotiation).”

5. Adjourn

 This Notice of Meeting was posted for public viewing in City Hall in Nixon, Texas, a place convenient and readily accessible to the general public at all times and was posted on Monday, September 14th, 2020, at 3:30 p.m., and remained posted for 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of the meeting.

 Deborah M. Bustamente
Nixon City Secretary

09 17 20 NIXON CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

NOTICE TO CITY OF NIXON RESIDENTS – FACE COVERINGS LEGALLY REQUIRED

Pursuant to Executive Order 29 issued on July 2nd, 2020 by the Office of the Governor Greg Abbott, the following will be effective beginning FRIDAY, JULY 3RD, 2020 at 12:01PM:

There will now be a Statewide order requiring face coverings for all residents in Texas counties with 20 or more confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Locations where face coverings must be worn, covering both MOUTH AND NOSE, include:

-While outdoors in public spaces/areas.

-While inside a business or a building that is open to the public.

-When social distancing is not possible.

The order also reduces the number of attendees for outdoor gatherings and events to ten (10) individuals. For gatherings in excess of ten (10) individuals, prior approval must be obtained from local officials.

Violation of Governor Abbott’s Executive Order 29 is punishable by a $250.00 fine after an initial warning is given.

For more details regarding the new Executive Order, please visit:

https://open.texas.gov/

Let us all work together as a community to slow the spread of COVID-19. In addition to wearing face coverings, please stay home if possible; practice social distancing of at least six (6) feet; and wash/sanitize your hands often for at least twenty (20) seconds. Thank you all for your adherence to the Governor’s order and CDC recommendations.

Sincerely,

Dorothy Riojas
Mayor, City of Nixon, Texas

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