AGENDA

SNYDER CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

MARCH 6, 2023

5:30 P.M.

 

The meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers located at 1925 24th Street Snyder, Texas.

 

This Notice and Meeting Agenda and Agenda Packet are posted online at:

 https://ci.snyder.tx.us/Agendacenter

 

The meeting can be viewed live at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81624782814?pwd=WVV6THBzZk4rbVBTUlJvd0VBdFRXUT09

 

Meeting ID: 816 2478 2814

Password: Fv3FNW

 

The public dial in number to participate in the telephonic meeting is:

 

+1 346 248 7799

 

Meeting ID: 816 2478 2814 

Password: 470700

 

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 Stephanie Ducheneaux



I.

INVOCATION:

II.

RECOGNIZE VISITORS:

1.

Mayor Stephanie Ducheneaux

III.

VISITORS/CITZENS FORUM:

1.

At this time, any person with business before the Council may speak to the Council. No formal action can be taken on these items at this meeting. Each speaker will be limited to five minutes.

IV.

PUBLIC HEARING ON INTENTION OF THE CITY OF SNYDER TO DESIGNATE THE BEHR LOGISTICS REINVESTMENT ZONE, ESTABLISH THE BOUNDARIES THEREOF AND PROVIDE FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 312 OF THE TEXAS TAX CODE.

1.

Open.

2.

Discussion.

3.

Close.

V.

MINUTES:

1.

Consider and act on approval of the minutes of the Special Council Meeting February 21, 2023. (Pages 1-3)

Documents:
  1. MIN 230221.pdf
VI.

NEW BUSINESS:

1.

Consider and act on approval of the Chapter 380 Economic Development Agreement between the City of Snyder and BEHR Logistics LLC. (Pages 4-15)

Documents:
  1. Chapter 380.pdf
2.

Consider and act on approval of Resolution R230306A designating the BEHR Logistic Reinvestment Zone, establishing the boundaries thereof and providing for an effective date, pursuant to Chapter 312 of the Texas Tax Code. (Pages 16-20)


A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING A CERTAIN AREA AS A REINVESTMENT ZONE FOR A COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL TAX ABATEMENT IN SNYDER, TEXAS, ESTABLISHING THE BOUNDARIES THEREOF, AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Documents:
  1. R230306A.pdf
3.

Consider and act on approval to accept the Donation of Real Property located at 2201 Avenue E, Snyder, Texas from Patsy Benitez. (Pages 21-33)

4.

Discussion regarding amendments to Publicity and Tourism Agreement between the City of Snyder and Snyder Chamber of Commerce. (Pages 34-43)

Documents:
  1. Chamber.pdf
5.

Consider and act on approval the Interlocal Agreement between Scurry County and the City of Snyder. (Pages 44-47)

6.

Consider and act on approval of Resolution R230306B authorizing submission of a TxCDBG-CD application as captioned below: (Page 48)


A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SNYDER, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE SUBMISSION OF A TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM APPLICATION TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOR THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUND.

Documents:
  1. R230306B.pdf
7.

Consider and approve the Tax Deed for Trust Property in the City of Snyder from Texas Communities Group: (Pages 49-50)


Property Description

Legal Description

Winning Bidder

TAX DEED Parcel 12027; 1405 Avenue M, Snyder, Texas 79549

A certain portion of Block Two (2), Hatcher’s Subdivision of Block Eight (8) of the Code Addition to the City of Snyder, Scurry County, Texas.

James Mays and Natasha Mays

$500.00

Documents:
  1. Tax Deed.pdf
8.

Discussion regarding Truck Route Ordinance. (Pages 51-54)

Documents:
  1. Truck Route.pdf
9.

Discussion and possible action regarding the Brick Stone Retaining Wall at City Hall.

10.

Consider and act on allocating $1,368,371.26 from the American Rescue Plan Funds for Public Works Capital Improvements. (Pages 55-57)

Documents:
  1. Public Works.pdf
11.

Consider and act on allocating $65,000 from the American Rescue Plan Funds for City Hall Alley Repair. (Page 58)

Documents:
  1. City Hall Alley.pdf
12.

Code Enforcement update on Chapter 6, Nuisances on Private Property.

13.

Consider and act on certification that candidates for Mayor and (2) Councilmembers At-Large are unopposed. (Page 59)

14.

Consider and act on cancelling the May 6, 2023 General Election for Mayor and (2) Councilmembers At-Large. (Page 60)

15.

Consider and act on approval the monthly financial report for October.

VII.

BIDS:

1.

Consider and act on awarding the bid to Whitewater Construction, Inc. for $1,984,731.00 for Phase 6 Water and Sewer Line Improvements for Dept. 35 and Dept. 75. (Pages 61-62)

Documents:
  1. Bid.pdf
VIII.

INFORMATION:

1.

Recognition of City of Snyder’s Finance Department for receiving Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report for year ending September 30, 2021. (Pages 63-64)

2.

Update on community activities.

3.

Monthly personnel report. (Pages 65-70)

4.

Next Regular Council Meeting April 3, 5:30 p.m.

IX.

ADJOURNMENT:

1.

Consider Motion To Adjourn.