AGENDA

SNYDER CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

SEPTEMBER 11, 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/83329982631?pwd=ZDNTYng0bFllSzgyV0wzU2Z3MGFOUT09

 

Meeting ID: 833 2998 2631

Password: 0fLaka

 

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

 

+1 346 248 7799

 

Meeting ID: 833 2998 2631

Password: 758354

 

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 August 28, 2023. (Pages 1-3)

Documents:
  1. MIN 230828.pdf
V.

OLD BUSINESS:

1.

Consider and act on adoption on second reading Ordinance No. 2134 regarding the tax rate as captioned below: (Page 4)


AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE TAX RATE AND LEVYING A TAX UPON ALL PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION WITHIN THE CITY OF SNYDER, TEXAS, FOR THE YEAR 2023, APPORTIONING SAID LEVY AMONG THE VARIOUS FUNDS AND ITEMS FOR WHICH REVENUE MUST BE RAISED; AND ASSESSING PENALTY AND INTEREST FOR THE NON-PAYMENT OF SUCH TAXES WITHIN THE TIME SET.

Documents:
  1. ORD 2134.pdf
VI.

NEW BUSINESS:

1.

Consider and act on approval the School Resource Officer Memorandum of Understanding between the Snyder Police Department and Snyder Independent School District. (Pages 5-12)

Documents:
  1. Memorandum.pdf
2.

Consider and act on approval of Resolution R230911A reviewing the City’s Investment Policy as captioned below: (Pages 13-23)


A RESOLUTION REVIEWING THE INVESTMENT POLICY FOR THE CITY OF SNYDER.

3.

Consider and act on approval of Resolution R230911B designating The Snyder News as the official newspaper for the City of Snyder as captioned below: (Page 24)


A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SNYDER, TEXAS, DESIGNATING AN OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2023-2024.

4.

Code Enforcement update on Chapter 6, Nuisances on Private Property. (Page 25)

Documents:
  1. Code Update .pdf
5.

Consider and act on approval transferring $112,370 from unrestricted fund balance to committed fund balance for the purchase of a Etnyre 600 Gallon Distributor Trailer for Dept. 25 ordered in fiscal year 2022-2023 to be received after fiscal year 2022-2023.

6.

Consider and act on approval transferring $25,140 from unrestricted fund balance to committed fund balance for the purchase of a Salt Spreader for Dept. 25 ordered in fiscal year 2022-2023 to be received after fiscal year 2022-2023.

7.

Consider and act on approval transferring $6,402.61 from unrestricted fund balance to committed fund balance for the purchase of Mobile Radio & Antenna for Dept. 16 ordered in fiscal year 2022-2023 to be received after fiscal year 2022-2023.

8.

Consider and act on approval transferring $10,000 from unrestricted fund balance to committed fund balance for the purchase of Radio Upgrade for Dept. 18 ordered in fiscal year 2022-2023 to be received after fiscal year 2022-2023.

9.

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

10.

Consider and act on appointing a Chairperson for the Building Standards Commission Board.

11.

Consider and act on appointing a Vice-Chairperson for the Building Standards Commission Board.

12.

Consider and act on appointing a Secretary for the Building Standards Commission Board.

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 with BEHR Logistics, LLC & Plastic Welding & Fabrication, LTD)

VIII.

RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION:

1.

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

IX.

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. (Tax Abatement Agreement with Plastic Welding & Fabrication, LTD)

X.

RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION:

1.

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

XI.

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. (City Manager)

XII.

RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION:

1.

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

XIII.

INFORMATION:

1.

Update on community activities.

2.

Monthly personnel report. (Pages 26-31)

3.

Next Regular Council Meeting October 2, 5:30 p.m.

XIV.

ADJOURNMENT:

1.

Consider Motion To Adjourn.