AGENDA

SNYDER CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

APRIL 3, 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/81899809493?pwd=bDJMMExiN0VRYlZjbi9Tayt0WURMdz09 

 

Meeting ID: 818 9980 9493

Password: 3caR2A

 

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

 

+1 346 248 7799

 

Meeting ID: 818 9980 9493

Password: 152657

 

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.

MINUTES:

1.

Consider and act on approval of the minutes of the Special Council Meeting March 28, 2023. (Pages 1-2)

Documents:
  1. MIN 230328.pdf
V.

NEW BUSINESS:

1.

Consider and act on approval the Tax Abatement Agreement with Snyder Luxury Villas LLC, pursuant to Chapter 312 of the Texas Tax Code. (Pages 3-32)


As it relates to the foregoing possible tax abatement agreement, the City reserves the right to enter into a Closed Session pursuant to Subchapter D, Sections 551.071-551.088 of the Texas Government Code and specifically, the statutory exceptions below:

 

  • Economic development negotiations on tax abatement - Tex. Gov’t Code §551.087.
  • Consultation with attorney - Tex. Gov’t Code §551.071.
2.

Update on Retail Strategies, LLC. (H/O)

3.

Consider and act on approval the quarterly Snyder Chamber of Commerce report for quarter ending March 31, 2023. (Pages 33-106)

4.

Consider and act on approval the First Amendment to Publicity and Tourism Agreement between the City of Snyder and Snyder Chamber of Commerce. (Pages 107-108)

Documents:
  1. First Amendment.pdf
5.

Consider and act on approval the request by the Snyder Chamber of Commerce for assistance in funding a portion of the cost of the 4th of July firework display.

6.

Consider and act on approval the specifications for employee health insurance. (Pages 109-113)

Documents:
  1. TML.pdf
7.

Consider and act on approval selecting the color of limestone to purchase for the Brick Stone Retaining Wall at City Hall. (Pages 114-122)

8.

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

9.

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

VI.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

1.

Council may act in Open Session on the following item:

2.

Convene into Executive Session in Accordance with Texas Gov’t Code §551.074 personnel matters. (SGR – Recruitment of new City Manager)

VII.

RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION:

1.

Reconvene into Open Session to act, if necessary, regarding matters discussed in Executive Session.

VIII.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

1.

Council may act in Open Session on the following item:

2.

Convene into Executive Session in Accordance with Texas Gov’t Code §551.074 personnel matters. (Interim City Manager Eli Torres)

IX.

RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION:

1.

Reconvene into Open Session to act, if necessary, regarding matters discussed in Executive Session.

X.

INFORMATION:

1.

Update on community activities.

2.

Monthly personnel report. (Pages 123-128)

3.

Budget schedule. (Page 129)

Documents:
  1. Budget Schedule.pdf
4.

Next Regular Council Meeting May 1, 5:30 p.m.

XI.

ADJOURNMENT:

1.

Consider Motion To Adjourn.