NOTICE IS GIVEN THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAMESA, TEXAS, WILL MEET IN A REGULAR CALLED MEETING AT 5:30 P.M. ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2015, 601 SOUTH FIRST STREET, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONSIDERING AND TAKING OFFICIAL ACTION ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

  1. CALL TO ORDER:
  2. INVOCATION:
  3. CONSENT AGENDA:  All consent agenda items listed are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Council Member so requests, in which event the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the agenda.  Information concerning consent agenda items is available for public review.
  1. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES:  Approval of the minutes of the council meeting held on January 20, 2015.
  2. BILLS FOR JANUARY 2015:  Approval of the bills paid by the City of Lamesa for the month of January 31, 2015.
  3. RACIAL PROFILING REPORT:  Consider approval of the annual racial profiling report from the Police Department. (in Dropbox in separate file)
  4. ELECTION AGREEMENT:  Consider taking action on a Joint Election Agreement between the Lamesa Independent School District and the City of Lamesa.
  5. LAMESA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT BY-LAWS:  Consider approval of the Lamesa Municipal Airport By-laws.

4.            HEAR REQUEST FROM LEDC/LEAP PRESIDENT SCOTT LEONARD: Hear request from LEDC/LEAP President Scott Leonard to consider the approval of employment offer extended to Mr. Nathan Tafoya for the position of Executive Director of Lamesa Economic Development Corporation and Lamesa Economic Alliance Project.

5.            RESOLUTION OPPOSING SENATE BILL 343:  Consider approval of a resolution opposing Senate Bill 343 which would have the effect of turning home rule cities into general law cities.

6.            REINVESTMENT ZONE:  Consider passing an ordinance on second and final reading designating a geographic area within the City of Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas, as a Reinvestment Zone pursuant to Chapter 312 of the Texas Tax Code; adopting provisions related thereto and providing for severability.

7.            OPEN AND AWARD BIDS:  Open and award bids for four (4) pickup trucks.

8.            CALL FOR BIDS - CITY OWNED PROPERTY:  Consider passing a resolution authorizing the calling for bids for the sale of one tract of city owned property being West 40’ of Lot 1, Block 1, Blackburn Addition (405 South 4th Street) of Lamesa Dawson County, Texas and specifying the terms and conditions of such sale of said property; and authorizing the City Secretary of the City of Lamesa to advertise the property for sale in accordance with the provisions of Section 253.001 of the Government Code of the State of Texas.

  1. AMEND CHAPTER 3, ENTITLED “BUILDING REGULATIONS”, ARTICLE 3.03 TECHNICAL AND CONSTRUCTION CODES AND STANDARDS, BY ADDING DIVISION 5.  NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION 1194, STANDARD FOR RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PARKS AND CAMPGROUNDS (2014 EDITION):  Consider passing an ordinance on second and final reading amending Chapter 3, entitled “Building Regulations”, Article 3.03 Technical and Construction Codes and Standards by adding Division 5. National Fire Protection Association 1194, Standard for Recreational Vehicle Parks and Campgrounds (2014 Edition).

10.          PUBLIC HEARING ON REQUEST FOR ZONE CHANGE - 807 SOUTH 5TH ST.:  Public hearing on issuing a variance t0 Ricky Guzman, Lot 4, and East ½ of Lot 5, Block 10, Lee Addition, located at 807 South 5th Street for zone change from zoning district R-1 Single Family Residential to R-1 Single Family Residential with a zone variance for placement of a manufactured home.

11.          REQUEST FOR ZONE CHANGE – 807 SOUTH 5TH ST.:  Consider passing an ordinance on first reading issuing a zone variance to Ricky Guzman, Lot 4, and East ½ of Lot 5, Block 10, Lee Addition, located at 807 South 5th Street for zone change from zoning district R-1 Single Family Residential to
R-1 Single Family Residential with a zone variance for placement of a manufactured home.


  1. 2015 LIVESTOCK PERMIT RENEWALS:  Consider renewal of livestock permits.
  • Landfill Tract:  (Landfill property) for keeping cattle and donkeys upon application of Rodney Oaks.
  • 1700 North 4th Place: for  keeping 2 horses upon application of Gary & Sandra Perez.
  • 1711 North 4th Place (Lots 4-8, Block 3, Meeks Addition) for livestock (calves, goats and chickens) upon application of Todd Hatchett.
  • 1712 South 5th: for keeping 2 horses and 3 show pigs upon application of Cody Swafford.
  • 1006 South East 8th Street: for keeping 3 horses and 3 calves upon application of Steven Alexander.
  • 712 S.E. 1st Place: for keeping 1 horse and 2 hens upon applicationof Alejandro Gonzales.
  • 1202 North 13th: for keeping 10 chickens and 3 ducks upon application of John Hutchinson.
  • 1304 North Bryan: for keeping 4 – 10 chickens upon applicationof Martha Blomstorm.
  • 1708 South 8th:  for keeping 6 chickens, 6 goats or 3 calves upon application of Keith Carter
  1. FINANCIAL REPORT:  City Manager Wayne Chapman, to report on the city’s finances.
  2. CITY MANAGER REPORT: City Manager to report on current activities and answer questions from the City Council.
  • Update from Public Works Director Robert Ramirez
  • TML Region meetings & AMCC update – Council Member Briseno
  1. ADJOURNMENT:




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CLOSED MEETINGS

The City Council reserves the right to adjourn into closed session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above, as authorized by Texas Government Code Section 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney), 551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property), 551.073 (Deliberations about Gifts and Donations), 551.074 (Personnel Matters), 551.076 (Deliberations about Security Devices) and 551.087 (Economic Development).

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

E The meeting will be held pursuant to the provisions of the Texas Open Meetings Act (Govt. Code, Chapter 551).  Discussion and actions are limited to the agenda items listed above. Persons desiring to address the City Council or express their opinion about a particular item on this agenda should notify the City Secretary before the meeting. Persons desiring to present other business or discuss matters not on this agenda should submit a request in writing to the City Secretary by the end of business hours on the Wednesday before the next meeting in order to be considered for inclusion on that agenda.

 

MEETING ACCESSIBILITY

1 Upon request, auxiliary aids and services will be provided to an individual with a disability in order to allow them to effectively participate in the city council meeting.   Those requesting auxiliary aids or services should notify the contact person listed below at least twenty-four hours prior to the meeting by mail, telephone or RELAY Texas (1-800-735-2989)   

Contact:  Maria Hatchett at

*    601 South First Street, Lamesa, Texas 79331

'    Telephone - (806) 872-2124

7     Fax - (806) 872-4338

 

CERTIFICATION OF NOTICE



I certify this agenda was posted at the City Hall, 601 South First Street, Lamesa, Texas at  4:45 p.m February 13, 2015  in accordance with Chapter 551.041 of the Government Code.

Maria Hatchett                                  Maria Hatchett, City Secretary