NOTICE IS GIVEN THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAMESA, TEXAS, WILL MEET IN A SPECIAL CALLED MEETING AT 5:30 P.M. ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014, AT THE CITY HALL, 601 SOUTH 1ST STREET FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONSIDERING AND TAKING OFFICIAL ACTION ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

  1. CALL TO ORDER:
  2. AD VALOREM TAX RATE – 2014:  2nd Public Hearing on a proposed hearing on a proposed property tax rate of 0.7243 for 2014. This tax rate will raise $_1,850,527 which is $62,102 more than taxes imposed last year.
  3. LAMESA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT REQUEST FOR USE OF FORREST PARK COMMUNITY CENTER:  Discuss and consider taking action approving the request of Lamesa ISD for the use of Forrest Park Community Center for emergency evacuation purposes.
  4. COUNCIL APPROVAL OF LEDC ACTIONS:  Discuss, consider and take action to approve the purchase of real property by the LEDC from the Lamesa Industrial Foundation and to approve the sale of real property by LEDC to AAA Well Service.
  5. LEDC AND LEAP ACTION BY CITY COUNCIL:  Discuss, consider and take any and all actions relating to the Lamesa Economic Development Corporation and Lamesa Economic Alliance Project including, but not limited to, removing any or all of the members of the Board of Directors of LEDC and LEAP, the appointment of replacement members and the appointment of an Executive Director.
  6. BUDGET WORK SESSION IV:  Council to meet with city staff to discuss and set priorities for the 2014 – 2015 operating budget.
  7. 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 4:30 p.m. on August 22, 2014 in accordance with Chapter 551.041 of the Government Code.

Maria Hatchett                          Maria Hatchett, City Secretary