Nixon City Council Regular Meeting Monday, May 3, 2021 at 4:30 Agenda

 

NOTICE OF MEETING

NIXON CITY COUNCIL

REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING

May 3rd, 2021

 

The Nixon City Council will convene in a Regular Meeting on Monday, May 3rd, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. in the Aphne Pattillo 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 HeardCitizens 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 House Bill 2840 (codified in Texas Government Code Section 551.007), all attending citizens who wish to comment on specific agenda items, during a scheduled meeting, 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/Action to Approve the Minutes of the April 12th, 2021 Meeting.
  2. Discussion/Action on the Financial Statements and Unpaid bills.
  3. Swearing into Office of City Council incumbents; Mary Ann Fatheree, Justin LaFleur and Rene Amaya for the next two-year term.
  4. Appoint Crystal Cedillo, Tax Assessor-Collector, as the individual to calculate and prepare the 2021 No-New Revenue and Voter- Approval Tax Rates for the City of Nixon.
  5. Fire Chief Report
  6. Discussion / Possible Action on New City Hall Retention Wall repair and cost.
  7. Discussion /Possible Action on General Rules and Rental Rates for the New City Hall.
  8. Discussion/ Possible Action on the Multi-Media Equipment for the New City Hall Community Center.
  9. Discussion/Possible Action on the building of a Nixon Veterans Memorial.
  10. Discussion/ Possible Action on approving funds for a new and improved City of Nixon website.
  11. Discussion/ Possible Action on Bingo licensing.
  12. Discuss/Action regarding street closure from North Rancho Road to East Pecan Ave.
  13. Discussion/Action Approving Contractor to build fence around Splashpad.
  14. Police Chief Report
  15. City Manager Report

EMS

Baseball Field lights

Road updates

City Hall update/ Furniture bids

Spring Clean-up May 17 thru 22

Gladyne Finch Pocket Park dedication ceremony occurring on Saturday, May 22, 2021   at 6:00 p.m.

 

 

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).”

 

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 Friday, April 30th, 2021, at 4:30 p.m., and remained posted for 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of the meeting.

 

 

 

Attest:

Deborah M. Bustamente

City Secretary

Nixon City Council Regular Session to Meet Monday, 3/8/21 at 3:30 p.m.

 

NOTICE OF MEETING

NIXON CITY COUNCIL

REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING

  March 8th, 2021

 

The Nixon City Council will convene in a Regular Meeting on Monday, March 8th, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. in the Aphne Pattillo Public Library, 401 N Nixon, Nixon, Texas 78140. The Order of Business will be:

 

Call to order

Roll Call

Invocation and Pledges

Citizens to be HeardCitizens 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 House Bill 2840 (codified in Texas Government Code Section 551.007), all attending citizens who wish to comment on specific agenda items, during a scheduled meeting, 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/Action to Approve the Minutes of the 2/8/2021Meeting and 2/23/21 Emergency Meeting.
  2. Discussion/Action on the Financial Statements and Unpaid bills.
  3. Fire Chief Report
  4. Acknowledgement of City Employees
  5. Discussion/Possible Action on amending the 2020-21 budget for the part-time code enforcement officer’s salary and FICA.
  6. Discussion /Possible Action regarding the awarding of the Administration Services Contract for preparation of the City’s 2021-2022 Texas Community Development Block Grant (TxCDBG) application and subsequent engineering contract, if funded.
  7. Consideration, discussion and possible action concerning awarding of the engineering services contract for the preparation of the City’s 2021-2022 Texas Community Development Block Grant (TxCDBG) application and subsequent engineering contract, if funded.
  8. Discussion /Possible Action on the possibility of Nixon utility customers having extraordinarily high water bills due to the recent freezing weather and payment solutions to assist them.
  9. Discussion/Possible Action on Update of customer NSF fees
  10. Discussion/ Possible Action: North Rancho One-Way Street from East 8th. Street to North Franklin Street during the hours of 7:00 o’clock A.M.to 4:00 o’clock P.M. while school is in session.
  11. Discussion/ Possible Action on choice of table for the New City Hall Community Center. (round or Square)
  12. Discussion/ Possible Action giving the City Manager authority to purchase tables for the New City Hall Community Center.
  13. Discussion/ Possible Action on General Rules and Rental Rates for the New City Hall
  14. Police Chief Report
  15. Discussion/ Possible Action on accepting bids for the 1989 Ford F350 4×4 (formerly known as Brusk-41) for a sealed bid. VEHICLE INFORMATION: Year:1989, Make: Ford, Model: F350 1 Ton – Pickup, Engine:7.5 L 460 CID V8, VIN:1FDKF38G7KNA97550, Fuel Type: Gas
  16. City Manager Report

 

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).”

 

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 Friday March 5, 2021, at 3:30 p.m., and remained posted for 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of the meeting.

 

 

 

 

Attest:

 

 

Deborah M. Bustamente

City Secretary

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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

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The Nixon City Council is scheduled to meet Monday, 2/8/21, 3:30 p.m. at the Aphne Pattillo Public Library. The Public is invited to attend. Please wear a face covering to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

 

NOTICE OF MEETING

NIXON CITY COUNCIL

REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING

  Monday, February 8th, 2021

 

The Nixon City Council will convene in a Regular Meeting on Monday, February 8th, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. at the Aphne Pattillo 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 HeardCitizens 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 House Bill 2840 (codified in Texas Government Code Section 551.007), all attending citizens who wish to comment on specific agenda items, during a scheduled meeting, 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/Action to Approve the Minutes of the 1/05/2021 Meeting.
  2. Discussion/Action on the Financial Statements and Unpaid bills.
  3. Fire Chief Report
  4. Discussion/ Possible Action on approval of the Nixon Volunteer Fire Department Firework Show for July 4th
  5. Discussion/Possible Action on using funds from the Hotel /Motel Tax Fund for the Nixon VFD 4th of July Firework Show.
  6. Discussion /Possible Action on placing the 1989 Ford F350 4×4 (formerly known as Brusk-41) for a sealed bid. VEHICLE INFORMATION: Year:1989, Make: Ford, Model: F350 1 Ton – Pickup, Engine:7.5 L 460 CID V8, VIN:1FDKF38G7KNA97550, Fuel Type: Gas
  7. Discussion/Possible Action on granting the City Manager specific authority to act on behalf of the City of Nixon, Texas as an authorized agent for the City for the purpose of executing and signing any and all loan documents, real estate documents and closing documents with Third Coast Bank, SSB for the purpose of the construction loan with said bank for the new City Hall building.
  8. Discussion and Approval of a Resolution Designating Authorized Signatures for Contractual and Grant Fund Documents pertaining to the TxCDBG Contract #7220331”
  9. “Discussion and Approval to adopt Civil Rights Resolution, Policies and Procedures for the TxCDBG Contract # 7220331.”
  10. Discussion/Possible Action on purchase of Little League Field lighting from Musco Sports Lighting, LLC.
  11. Discussion/ Possible Action regarding signing of a Resolution for a finance contract with Government Capital for the lighting of the Little League Field.
  12. Discussion / Possible Action on hiring a part-time code enforcement /animal control officer.
  13. Discussion/ Possible Action on starting the Nixon Farmer Market on the first Saturday of the month with the next date being March 6, 2021.
  14. Discussion / Possible Action on scheduling of Gladyne Finch Park Dedication
  15. Discussion/ Possible Action on giving the City Manager the authority to purchase a marque from Stewart Signs for the new City Hall and Community Center.
  16. Police Chief Report
  17. Library Report
  18. City Manager Report:  Status of New City Hall /police dept transition- new officers/ Goldman audit under way/online bill payment

 

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).”

 

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 Friday, February 5th, 2021, at 5:00 p.m., and remained posted for 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of the meeting.

 

 

 

 

Deborah M. Bustamente

City Secretary

02 08 21 City Council signed Minutes