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 18, 2014, 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 21, 2014.
  2. BILLS FOR JANUARY 2014:  Approval of the bills paid by the City of Lamesa for the month of January 31, 2014.
  3. RACIAL PROFILING REPORT:  Consider approval of the annual racial profiling report from the Police Department.
  4. ELECTION AGREEMENT:  Consider taking action on a Joint Election Agreement between the Lamesa Independent School District and the City of Lamesa.
  1. HONOR RECOGNITION   CAPTAIN LARRY FLENNIKEN:  Presentation of a proclamation honoring the life and service of Captain Larry Flenniken of the Lamesa Police Department and supporting his family and the City of Lamesa as it heals from this devasting loss.
  2. BUDGET AMENDMENT:  Consider amending Ordinance No.O-13-13 on second and final reading with respect to October 1, 2013 fiscal year budget.
  3. REQUEST FOR ZONE CHANGE   1003 NORTH 20TH STREET:  Discuss and consider passing an ordinance on second and final reading to approve the request by Mollie Williams, to change the zone at 1003 North 20th Street (W/23 of Lot 2, and all of Lot 3 and E/7 of Lot 4, Block 6, of the Forrest Acres Addition from R-1 Single Family Residential to R-2 Multi Family Residential Dwelling.
  4. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION DEVICES IN SCHOOL ZONES:  Discuss and consider passing an ordinance on first reading amending Chapter 12, Article 12.01  General Provisions , Article 12.03  Operation of Vehicles  of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Lamesa, Texas to include Division 7  Prohibition of Electronic Communication Devices  and; providing for a penalty; severability clauses, providing for repeal of conflicting provisions and providing for publication and effective date.

8.    LAMESA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION & LAMESA ECONOMIC  ALLIANCE PROJECT:   Hear quarterly report from LEDC/LEAP Executive Director Mike Duran.

  1. FINANCIAL REPORT:  Director of Finance 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.
  • Online bill pay
  • Sewer line project
  • Well field update
  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 14, 2014  in accordance with Chapter 551.041 of the Government Code.

Maria Hatchett                                  Maria Hatchett, City Secretary