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 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.








Deborah M. Bustamente

City Secretary

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