AGENDA
SNYDER CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
APRIL 3, 2017
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
1925 24th STREET
SNYDER, TEXAS
5:30 P.M.


If the Council should determine that a closed or executive meeting or session as authorized by the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Govt. Code, Vernon’s Texas Codes Annotated, should be held, the Council may convene into a closed or executive meeting or session concerning any and all subjects and for any and all purposes permitted by Section 551.071 through 551.088 including:

Section 551.071 consultation with attorney, 551.072 deliberation regarding real property, 551.073 deliberation regarding prospective gift, 551.074 personnel matters, 551.075 conference with employees, 551.076 deliberation regarding security devices, 551.084 exclusion of witness from hearing, 551.086 certain public power competitive matters, 551.087 economic development negotiations, and 551.088 certain licensing or certifications test items.

WELCOME VISITORS

 

All visitors are encouraged and welcome to speak at City Council Meetings during the visitors forum for up to five minutes.  At all other times, visitors must be recognized by the chair to speak.

 

Thank you,

Mayor Tony Wofford



I.
INVOCATION:
II.
RECOGNIZE EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH:
III.
RECOGNIZE VISITORS:
IV.
NON-ACTION ITEMS:
1.
Signing of proclamation by Mayor Tony Wofford proclaiming April 6, 2017 as WWI Remembrance Day in Snyder, Texas.(Page 1)
Documents:
  1. Proclamation.pdf
V.
VISITORS/CITZENS FORUM:
VI.
MINUTES:
1.
Consider and act on approval of the minutes of the Regular Council Meeting, March 6, 2017.(Pages 2-5)
Documents:
  1. MIN170306.pdf
2.
Consider and act on approval of the minutes of the Building Standards Commission Meeting, March 6, 2017.(Pages 6-7)
Documents:
  1. MIN170306BSC.pdf
VII.
NEW BUSINESS:
1.
Consider and act on approval the 2016 Chamber of Commerce Report.(Pages 8-18)
2.
Consider and act on approval of specifications for employee health insurance.(Pages 19-30)
3.
Consider and act on approval of Resolution R170403 suspending the April 21, 2017 effective date of Oncor Electric Company’s requested rate change as captioned below:(Pages 31-34)

RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SNYDER SUSPENDING THE APRIL 21, 2017, EFFECTIVE DATE OF ONCOR ELECTRIC DELIVERY COMPANY’S REQUESTED RATE CHANGE TO PERMIT THE CITY TIME TO STUDY THE REQUEST AND TO ESTABLISH REASONABLE RATES; APPROVING COOPERATION WITH THE STEERING COMMITTEE OF CITIES SERVED BY ONCOR TO HIRE LEGAL AND CONSULTING SERVICES AND TO NEGOTIATE WITH THE COMPANY AND DIRECT ANY NECESSARY LITIGATION AND APPEALS; FINDING THAT THE MEETING AT WHICH THIS RESOLUTION IS PASSED IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AS REQUIRED BY LAW; REQUIRING NOTICE OF THIS RESOLUTION TO THE COMPANY AND LEGAL COUNSEL FOR THE STEERING COMMITTEE.

Documents:
  1. R170403.pdf
4.
Consider and act on approval the Request for Qualifications for the Texas Department of Transportation’s TAP program.(Pages 35-36)
5.
Discussion regarding retaining wall pavers for City Hall.(Pages 37-42)
VIII.
EXECUTIVE SESSION: Time_____
1.
Council may act in Open Session on the following item:
2.
Consultation with attorney. (Section 551.071 Texas Government Code.) Further consultation with attorney regarding EEOC Claim # 846-2016-13898 and corresponding threatened litigation based on discrimination claim made by former employee, including considering the terms of a settlement agreement.
IX.
RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION: Time_____
1.
Consider and act on consultation with attorney.
X.
EXECUTIVE SESSION: Time_____
1.
Council may act in Open Session on the following item:
2.
Consultation with attorney to receive attorney’s advice on legal matters and deliberations about real property. (Sections 551.071 and 551.072, Texas Government Code.)
XI.
RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION: Time_____
1.
Consider and act on consultation with attorney and deliberations about real property.
XII.
EXECUTIVE SESSION: Time_____
1.
Council may act in Open Session on the following item:
2.
Consultation with attorney to receive attorney’s advice on legal matters and regarding pending or contemplated litigation. (Section 551.071 Texas Government Code.)
XIII.
RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION: Time_____
1.
Consider and act on consultation with attorney.
XIV.
INFORMATION:
1.
Monthly personnel report.(Pages 43-44)
2.
Election Day is May 6, 2017. Dia de Eleccion es el 6 de Mayo de 2017.
3.
Election Schedule. Horario de eleccion.(Pages 45-46)
4.
Budget Schedule.(Page 47)
Documents:
  1. Budget Calendar.pdf
5.
Next Regular Council Meeting is May 1, 5:30 p.m.; Building Standards Commission Meeting is May 1, 4:30 p.m.
XV.
ADJOURNMENT:
1.
Consider motion to adjourn.