AGENDA

SNYDER CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

AUGUST 7, 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/83057123830?pwd=bndJSkFsaThxdnVhbDluZEkwN3VhZz09

 

Meeting ID: 830 5712 3830

Password: Eqyb2x

 

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

 

+1 346 248 7799

 

Meeting ID: 830 5712 3830

Password: 196391

 

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 PWF 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 July 17, 2023. (Pages 1-3)

Documents:
  1. MIN 230717.pdf
2.

Consider and act on approval of the minutes of the Special Council Meeting July 26, 2023. (Pages 4-5)

Documents:
  1. MIN 230726.pdf
3.

Consider and act on approval of the minutes of the Special Council Meeting July 31, 2023. (Pages 6-7)

Documents:
  1. MIN 230731.pdf
VI.

NEW BUSINESS:

1.

Consider and act on approval the Letter of Support for ReMo’s UAN facility to be located in Scurry County through a grant application to the Department of Energy. (Pages 8-9)

2.

Consider and act on approval of Resolution R230807A approving the settlement agreement between Atmos Cities Steering Committee and Atmos Energy Crop. Regarding the Company’s 2023 Rate Review Mechanism Filings as captioned below: (Pages 10-21)


A 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 2023 RATE REVIEW MECHANISM FILING; 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 ATTACHED SETTLEMENT TARIFFS TO BE JUST AND REASONABLE AND IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST; APPROVING AN ATTACHMENT ESTABLISHING A BENCHMARK FOR PENSIONS AND RETIREE MEDICAL BENEFITS; 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. R230807A.pdf
3.

Consider and act on approval of Resolution R230807B designating the PWF Reinvestment zone, establishing the boundaries thereof and providing for an effective date, pursuant to Chapter 312 of the Texas Tax Code. (Pages 22-26)

Documents:
  1. R230807B.pdf
4.

Discussion and possible action regarding City owned real properties located at 2413 College, 2415 College, 2419 College, and 2423 College. (Pages 27-35)

Documents:
  1. Real Properties.pdf
5.

Consider and act on approval of the Second Amended and Restated Chapter 380 Economic Development Agreement between the City of Snyder and BEHR Logistics LLC. (Pages 36-48)

Documents:
  1. Chapter 380.pdf
6.

Consider and act on approval the quarterly Snyder Chamber of Commerce report for quarter ending June 30, 2023. (Pages 49-55)

7.

Consider and act on approval the Development Corporation of Snyder’s 2023-2024 Budget. (Pages 56-57)

Documents:
  1. DCOS Budget.pdf
8.

Consider and act on approval the Development Corporation of Snyder’s annual report. (H/O)

9.

Consider and act on voting to propose a tax rate. (H/O)

10.

Discussion regarding 2023-2024 Budget.

11.

Consider and act on approval of the monthly financial report for May.

12.

Consider and act on approval of the monthly financial report for June.

13.

Consider and act on approval of the quarterly investment report for quarter ending June 30, 2023. (Page 58)

14.

Code Enforcement update on Chapter 6, Nuisances on Private Property. (H/O)

VII.

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 §551.087 economic development negotiations. (Development Corporation of Snyder projects.)

VIII.

RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION:

1.

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

IX.

INFORMATION:

1.

Update on community activities.

2.

Monthly personnel report. (Pages 59-63)

3.

Special Council Meeting August 21, 5:30 p.m. for public hearing on budget and first reading on budget.

4.

Special Council Meeting August 28, 5:30 p.m. for second reading on budget, public hearing on taxes, and first reading on taxes.

5.

Next Regular Council Meeting September 11, 5:30 p.m.

X.

ADJOURNMENT:

1.

Consider Motion To Adjourn.