AGENDA
SNYDER CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
AUGUST 7, 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 the corrected minutes of the Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting, May 16, 2017.(Pages 1-2)
Documents:
  1. 170516MINPZ.pdf
2.
Consider and act on approval of the minutes of the Regular Council Meeting, July 3, 2017. (Pages 3-5)
Documents:
  1. MIN170703.pdf
3.
Consider and act on approval of the minutes of the Building Standards Commission Meeting, July 3, 2017.(Page 6)
Documents:
  1. MIN170703BSC.pdf
4.
Consider and act on approval of the minutes of the Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting, July 11, 2017.(Page 7)
Documents:
  1. MIN170711PZ.pdf
VI.
OLD BUSINESS:
1.
Consider and act on adoption on second reading Ordinance No. 2052 establishing a “through traffic corridor” and establishing regulations and requirements pursuant to building design and store front specifications as captioned below:(Pages 8-11)

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A “THROUGH TRAFFIC CORRIDOR”, DEFINING THE BOUNDARIES, ESTABLISHING REGULATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS PURSUANT TO BUILDING DESIGN AND STORE FRONT SPECIFICATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL AND RETAIL BUILDINGS CONSTRUCTED WITHIN THE THROUGH TRAFFIC CORRIDOR; ESTABLISHING BUILDING STOREFRONT REQUIREMENTS,  LANDSCAPING REQUIREMENTS, AS WELL AS PROPERTY MAINTENANCE STANDARDS FOR ALL PROPERTIES WITHIN THE THROUGH TRAFFIC CORRIDOR, PROVIDING EXEMPTIONS FOR MANUFACTURING AND INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND PUBLICATION.

Documents:
  1. ORD2052.pdf
VII.
NEW BUSINESS:
1.
Consider and act on 2017-2018 budget.
2.
Consider and act on voting to propose a tax rate.(H/O)
3.
Consider and act on approval of Resolution R170807A repealing the nepotism provisions in Section 1.4 of the City’s Personnel Policies and instead opting for use of the state nepotism law as captioned below:(Page 12)

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SNYDER, TEXAS:  PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF CURRENT NEPOTISM POLICY PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION 1.4 OF THE CITY OF SNYDER PERSONNEL POLICIES; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING SAVINGS CLAUSE AND EFFECTIVE DATE.

Documents:
  1. R170807A.pdf
4.
Consider and act on approval of Resolution R170807B adopting a policy and process for citizen complaints against city employees as captioned below:(Pages 13-15)

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SNYDER, TEXAS:  PROVIDING FOR A CITIZEN COMPLAINT POLICY AND PROCEDURE FOR COMPLAINTS AGAINST CITY EMPLOYEES; SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING SAVINGS CLAUSE AND EFFECTIVE DATE.

Documents:
  1. R170807B.pdf
5.
Consider and act on approval on first reading an Ordinance regarding Zone Case #366 changing Lot 1 Block 14 of the Scarborough Addition, located at 2200 Avenue T from an M-1 Manufacturing Zone to an R-3 General Residential Zone.(Pages 16-19)
Documents:
  1. ZONE CASE 366.pdf
6.
Consider and act on scheduling the first public hearing on a tax increase for Monday, August 14, 5:30 p.m. and the second public hearing on Monday, August 21, 5:30 p.m., if necessary.
7.
Consider and act on the quarterly investment report for quarter ending June 30, 2017.(Pages 20-21)
VIII.
INFORMATION:
1.
Monthly personnel report.(Pages 22-24)
2.
Next Special Council Meeting is August 14, 5:30 p.m. for public hearing on taxes, (if necessary) and first reading on budget, utility rates and taxes.
3.
Special Council Meeting August 21, 5:30 p.m. for second public hearing on taxes. (If necessary)
4.
Special Council Meeting August 28, 5:30 p.m. public hearing on budget, second reading on budget, utility rates and taxes.
IX.
ADJOURNMENT:
1.
Consider motion to adjourn.