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    Posted: Jan 18 2021 at 5:32pm

CITY OF COLEMAN, TEXAS CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Meeting Agenda

 

The City Council of the City of Coleman, Texas will meet in session on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 5:15 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 200 West Liveoak, Coleman, Texas.

 

Due to COVID-19: The CDC, Governor Abbott and other governmental agencies continue to urge social distancing. The City of Coleman Council Meeting will be limited to no more than twenty (20) persons in attendance, which includes Council Members, and City Staff. This will result in limited seating for the general public. If you must attend the meeting in person, you are highly encouraged to wear a covering over your nose and mouth. You may also watch the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone at: http://cityofcolemantx.us/meetings/ or https://facebook.com/Ci tyofColem anTX/.

 

Members of the public may submit comments to the Council via email to counci1@cityofcolemantx.us. Emails will continue to be received until 4:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting.

 

All items on the agenda are for possible discussion and action. Council may vote and/or act upon each of the items listed on this Agenda. One agenda item will be discussed at a time, in the order determined by the Mayor, unless logic and practical considerations allow similar topics to be considered together for purposes of convenience and efficiency. Consent items are considered to be non-controversial and will be voted on in one motion unless a council member asks for separate discussion. The City Council of the City of Coleman, Texas, reserves the right to meet in closed, executive session on any of the items listed below should the need arise and if authorized by Title 5, Chapter 551, of the Texas Government Code.

 

1.      Call to Order, Invocation, and Pledge of Allegiance to the Flags of the United States of America and the State of Texas.

 

2.      Introductions, Announcements, and Recognitions

 

3.     Items to be withdrawn

 

4.      Citizen Presentations: Any citizen who desires to address the City Council on a matter not included on the agenda may do so at this time. The City Council may not deliberate on items presented under this agenda item. Presentations are subject to five (5) minutes for items not

 

City Council Agenda January 21, 2021

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on the agenda. If you wish to speak to an item on the agenda, you will be allowed to speak when the council addresses the item. There is a (3) minute time limit  for items on the  agenda. The presiding officer (with the consent of a majority of the City Council) may grant additional time. To comply with the provisions of the Open Meetings Act, the Council respectfully requests that prior to addressing Council, that each person submit a Speaker Request Form stating your name, address, and topic of presentation. The form is located at  the entryway to Council Chambers.

 

5.     Discuss, consider, and act upon the approval of minutes for the City of Coleman Council Meetings held on January 7, 2021.

 

6.     Hear requests from the City Council for future agenda items.

 

7.     Hear update from Fire Chief/Emergency Management Coordinator Jimmy Watson regarding COVID-19.

 

8.     The City of Coleman will hold a public hearing regarding the submission of an application to the Texas Department of Agriculture for a Texas Community Development Block Grant Program (TxCDBG) grant for the Community Development Fund.

 

9.     Discuss, consider, and act upon award of sealed bids received for an agricultural lease of approximately 10.64 acres of land more or less being known as the Adele Adams Property located adjacent to the City of Coleman Cemetery.

 

10.  Discuss, consider, and act upon the first reading of a Resolution of the City of Coleman adopting a project for the Coleman Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) and the Coleman Community Coalition (CCC) to provide funds to the City of Coleman in the amount of $20,000; with $10,000 funded from the CEDC, a Type A - EDC, and $10,000 funded  from the CCC, a Type B - EDC, for the purchase of playground equipment  and improvements to Mills Park.

 

11.  Discuss, consider, and act upon the first reading of a Resolution of the City of Coleman approving and authorizing a project to provide two loans to Cattle Drive Cafe Coleman, LLC in the amount of $160,000; with $80,000 funded from the Coleman Economic Development Corporation (Type A - EDC) and $80,000 funded from the Coleman Community Coalition (Type B - EDC).

 

12.  Discuss, consider, and act upon an Emergency Action Plan for the Coleman Public Library.

 

13.  Discuss, consider, and act upon adoption of a resolution calling for a General  Election to elect member(s) to the City of Coleman City Council; establishing date of election; designating polling places; providing for early voting; providing for the appointment of Election Judge(s) and Early Voting Clerk(s), etc.; authorizing the City Secretary to publish and/or post Notice of Election; and resolving other matters incident and related to such election.


14.     Discuss, consider, and act upon the approval of a Joint Election Agreement between the City of Coleman and Coleman Independent School District for an election to be held on May 1, 2021.

 

15.     Discuss, consider, and act upon authorizing the city manager to execute all necessary contracts with Holiday Ford for the procurement of vehicles (2021 Ford Interceptors) for the Coleman Police Department utilizing funding secured by Government Capital.

 

16.     The City Council may enter Executive Session to discuss the following pursuant to:

A.    Government Code§551.071 (Consultation with Attorney) discussion with City Attorney regarding encroachment in City right-of-way.

B.     Government Code §551.071 (Consultation with Attorney) to secure legal advice and counsel from City Attorney regarding electricity procurement.

C.    Government Code§551.071 (Consultation with Attorney) and §551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property) to secure legal advice and counsel from City Attorney, and to deliberate regarding value of:

1.   202 Hollywood

2.   701 West 4th

3.   810 East 1st

4.   801 South Pecos

D.    Government Code§551.071 (Consultation with Attorney) and §551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property) to secure legal advice and counsel from City Attorney regarding a property located within the city limits and to deliberate the purchase and value of the property.

 

17.      Upon returning to open session, the City Council may take whatever actions as they may deem appropriate regarding items discussed in Executive Session including:

A.  Discuss, consider, and act upon allowing an encroachment in the right-of-way of Brazos Street arising out of improvements constructed at 200 Miami Street.

B.   Discuss, consider, and act upon authorizing the city manager to retain special counsel for electricity procurement.

C.  Discuss, consider, and act upon authorizing sale of the below described property, setting  a minimum bid value, and listing any possible restriction for the sale of property located at:

1.   202 Hollywood

2.   701 West 4th

3.   810 East 1st

4.   801 South Pecos

18.      Adjournment


Approved as to Form:



Pat Chesser, City Attorney

 

 

Certification


I certify that the above notice of meeting was posted at City Hall, 200 W. Liveoak, Coleman Texas, and on the City of Coleman internet website on Monday, January 18, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. and remained so posted continuously for at least seventy-two (72) hours preceding  the scheduled time of said meeting. I further certify that the media was properly notified. A list of those notified will be available upon request.

Assistant City Secretary

 

 

Special Accommodations

The City of Coleman is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodations and equal access to communications will be provided to those who provide notice to the City Secretary by calling 325-625-4116 or by going by 200 W. Liveoak, Coleman Texas during normal business hours at least (48) forty-eight hours in advance of the scheduled meeting.

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