AGENDA
SNYDER CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
JUNE 5, 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.
VISITORS/CITZENS FORUM:
V.
MINUTES:
1.
Consider and act on approval of the minutes of the Regular Council Meeting, May 1, 2017.(Pages 1-3)
Documents:
  1. MIN170501.pdf
2.
Consider and act on approval of the minutes of the Building Standards Commission Meeting, May 1, 2017.(Page 4)
Documents:
  1. MIN170501BSC.pdf
3.
Consider and act on approval of the minutes of the Special Council Meeting, May 9, 2017.(Pages 5-6)
Documents:
  1. MIN170509.pdf
4.
Consider and act on approval of the minutes of the Special Council Meeting, May 15, 2017.(Pages 7-8)
Documents:
  1. MIN170515.pdf
5.
Consider and act on approval of the minutes of the Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting, May 16, 2017. (Page 9)
Documents:
  1. MIN170516PZ.pdf
VI.
BIDS:
1.
Consider and act on approval the purchase of a Caterpillar 826K Landfill Compactor for Dept. 31 from Warren Cat through Buy Board for $496,587.08.(Pages 10-14)
VII.
NEW BUSINESS:
1.
Consider and act on approval of Resolution R170605A approving the settlement agreement between Atmos Cities Steering Committee and Atmos Energy Corp. regarding the Company’s 2017 rate review mechanism filings as captioned below:(Pages 15-22)

RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SNYDER, TEXAS, APPROVING A NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENT BETWEEN THE ATMOS CITIES STEERING COMMITTEE (“ACSC”) AND ATMOS ENERGY CORP., MID-TEX DIVISION REGARDING THE COMPANY’S 2017 RATE REVIEW MECHANISM FILINGS; DECLARING EXISTING RATES TO BE UNREASONABLE; ADOPTING TARIFFS THAT REFLECT RATE ADJUSTMENTS CONSISTENT WITH THE NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENT; FINDING THE RATES TO BE SET BY THE SETTLEMENT TARIFFS TO BE JUST AND REASONABLE AND IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST; REQUIRING RECONCILIATION AND RATE ADJUSTMENTS IF FEDERAL INCOME TAX RATES CHANGE; TERMINATING THE RRM PROCESS FOR 2018 PENDING RENEGOTIATION OF RRM TERMS AND CONDITIONS; REQUIRING THE COMPANY TO REIMBURSE ACSC’S REASONABLE RATEMAKING EXPENSES; DETERMINING THAT THIS RESOLUTION WAS PASSED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT; ADOPTING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; DECLARING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND REQUIRING DELIVERY OF THIS RESOLUTION TO THE COMPANY AND THE ACSC’S LEGAL COUNSEL.

Documents:
  1. R170605A.pdf
2.
Consider and act on approval of Resolution R170605B authorizing continued participation with the Atmos Cities Steering Committee as captioned below:(Pages 23-28)

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONTINUED PARTICIPATION WITH THE ATMOS CITIES STEERING COMMITTEE; AND AUTHORIZING THE PAYMENT OF TWO CENTS PER CAPITA TO THE ATMOS CITIES STEERING COMMITTEE TO FUND REGULATORY AND RELATED ACTIVITIES RELATED TO ATMOS ENERGY CORPORATION.

Documents:
  1. R170605B.pdf
3.
Consider and act on approval on first reading an Ordinance denying the proposed change in rates by Oncor Electric Delivery Company as captioned below:(Page 29)

AN ORDINANCE DENYING THE PROPOSED CHANGE IN RATES OF ONCOR ELECTRIC DELIVERY COMPANY LLC, FINDING AND DETERMINING THAT THE MEETING AT WHICH THIS ORDINANCE IS PASSED IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AS REQUIRED BY LAW, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

4.
Consider and act on approval the STAR program update.
5.
Consider and act on approval the request by the Snyder Chamber of Commerce for assistance in funding a fourth of the cost of the 4th of July firework display.
6.
Consider and act on approval of Resolution R170605C authorizing a line item transfer of $62,058.01 from Operations for Police Department account 01-616-103 to account 01-625-502 for yearly rental for new building at City barn for $29,558.01 and to account 01-625-508 for EEOC Claim #846-2016-13898 for $32,500.(Page 30)
Documents:
  1. R170605C.pdf
7.
Discussion regarding proposed modifications to the Zoning Ordinance reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Commission Board.(Pages 31-32)
8.
Consider and act on the resignation of Joe Coronado to the Development Corporation of Snyder Board of Directors.
9.
Consider and act on approval of appointment of a new board member to the Development Corporation of Snyder Board of Directors.
10.
Consider and act on approval of reappointment of James Brown and Jack Gorman Jr. to the CRMWD Board of Directors.(Pages 33-34)
11.
Consider and act on election of Mayor Pro-Tem.
12.
Consider and act on appointing a vice-chairperson for the Building Standards Commission Board.
VIII.
INFORMATION:
1.
Monthly personnel report.(Pages 35-37)
2.
Runoff Election is June 17, 2017. Elección de desempate es el 17 de Junio de 2017.
3.
Special Council Meeting, June 20, 5:30 p.m. to canvass votes for the Runoff Election and Budget Work Session.
4.
Budget Schedule.(Page 38)
Documents:
  1. Budget 17-18.pdf
5.
Next Regular Council Meeting is July 3, 5:30 p.m.; Building Standards Commission Meeting is July 3, 4:30 p.m.
IX.
ADJOURNMENT:
1.
Consider motion to adjourn.