AGENDA

SNYDER CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

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/82951603258?pwd=WXdld2FMem9HandSakZLYzlWa0tFdz09

 

Meeting ID: 829 5160 3258

Password: 2mNGyt

 

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

 

+1 346 248 7799

 

Meeting ID: 829 5160 3258

Password: 416542

 

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 30, 2021. (Pages 1-3)

Documents:
  1. MIN 210830.pdf
2.

Consider and act on approval of the minutes of the Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting June 21, 2021. (Pages 4-5)

Documents:
  1. MIN 210621 PZ.pdf
V.

OLD BUSINESS:

1.

Consider and act on adoption on second reading Ordinance No. 2100 with Atmos Energy Corporation as captioned below: (Pages 6-13)


AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO ATMOS ENERGY CORPORATION, A TEXAS AND VIRGINIA CORPORATION, ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN, AND OPERATE PIPELINES AND EQUIPMENT IN THE CITY OF SNYDER, SCURRY COUNTY, TEXAS, FOR THE TRANSPORTATION, DELIVERY, SALE, AND DISTRIBUTION OF GAS IN, OUT OF, AND THROUGH SAID CITY FOR ALL PURPOSES; PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT OF A FEE OR CHARGE FOR THE USE OF THE PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAYS; AND PROVIDING THAT SUCH FEE SHALL BE IN LIEU OF OTHER FEES AND CHARGES, EXCEPTING AD VALOREM TAXES; AND REPEALING ALL PREVIOUS GAS FRANCHISE ORDINANCES.

Documents:
  1. ORD 2100.pdf
2.

Consider and act on adoption on second reading Ordinance No. 2104 closing, abandoning, and vacating a portion of Avenue W between Moncrief Avenue and Parks Avenue requested by Rangeland Properties, LLC as captioned below: (Pages 14-17)


AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SNYDER, TEXAS CLOSING, ABANDONING AND VACATING ALL OF THE FOLLOWING IN THE CITY OF SNYDER, SCURRY COUNTY, TEXAS: A PORTION OF AVENUE W BETWEEN MONCRIEF AVENUE AND PARKS AVENUE, ALL OF WHICH SUCH STREET IS BORDERED BY LAND OWNED BY THE SAME OWNER.

Documents:
  1. ORD 2104.pdf
3.

Consider and act on adoption on second reading Ordinance No. 2105 closing, abandoning, and vacating a portion of Avenue Y North of Parks Avenue requested by Rangeland Properties, LLC as captioned below: (Pages 18-21)


AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SNYDER, TEXAS CLOSING, ABANDONING AND VACATING ALL OF THE FOLLOWING IN THE CITY OF SNYDER, SCURRY COUNTY, TEXAS: A PORTION OF AVENUE Y NORTH OF PARKS AVENUE, ALL OF WHICH SUCH STREET IS BORDERED BY LAND OWNED BY THE SAME OWNER.

Documents:
  1. ORD 2105.pdf
VI.

NEW BUSINESS:

1.

Discuss and consider Public Management for Professional Services for the American Rescue Plan Funds.

2.

Public Works proposals for the American Rescue Plan Funds.

3.

Presentation by Lacy Beasley, President of Retail Strategies, LLC and discuss and consider the request for funding from the American Rescue Plan by the Snyder Chamber of Commerce to hire Retail Strategies, LLC for its proposed Economic Recovery Partnership plan. (Pages 22-71)

4.

Discuss and consider the request for funding from the American Rescue Plan by the Development Corporation of Snyder for the engineering costs of the development and implementation of Broadband Fiber infrastructure in the City of Snyder.

5.

Discuss and consider the request for funding from the American Rescue Plan by Cogdell Memorial Hospital for agency respiratory therapists and other costs.

6.

Discuss and consider the request for funding from the American Rescue Plan by the Scurry County Museum.

7.

Discussion and presentation by Maxim Schrogin regarding flooding concerns at Western Crest Apartments located at 3901 Avenue O.

8.

Consider and act on approval the request submitted by Kinder Morgan entitled “City of Snyder Ordinance Variance Request.” (Pages 72-77)

Documents:
  1. Kinder Morgan.pdf
9.

Discuss and consider First Amendment to Tax Abatement between the City of Snyder and Llano Escondido, LLC. (Pages 78-81)

Documents:
  1. Llano Escondido.pdf
10.

Consider and act on approval of Resolution R210913A reviewing the City’s investment policy as captioned below: (Pages 82-92)


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

Documents:
  1. R210913A.pdf
11.

Consider and act on approval of Resolution R210913B designating The Snyder News as the official newspaper for the City of Snyder as captioned below: (Page 93)


A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SNYDER, TEXAS, DESIGNATING AN OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2021-2022.

Documents:
  1. R210913B.pdf
12.

Consider and act on approval adding Section 8.12 Paid Quarantine Leave and Section 8.13 Mental Health Leave to the City’s Personnel Policy. (Pages 94-97)

13.

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

14.

Consider and act on approval the appointment of a new board member to the Zoning Board of Adjustment Board.

15.

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

16.

Consider and act on appointing a vice-chairperson for the Building Standards Commission Board.

17.

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

VII.

INFORMATION:

1.

Update on community activities.

2.

Monthly personnel report. (Pages 98-100)

3.

Next Regular Council Meeting October 4, 5:30 p.m.

VIII.

ADJOURNMENT:

1.

Consider Motion To Adjourn.