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, SEPTEMBER 2, 2014, 601 SOUTH FIRST STREET, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONSIDERING AND TAKING OFFICIAL ACTION ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

  1. CALL TO ORDER:
  2. PUBLIC HEARING - FISCAL YEAR 2014-2015 BUDGET:  Convene a public hearing, in accordance with State Law (Government Code, Chapter 102), to hear a report from the City Manager and to hear comments from the public regarding the proposed Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 beginning on October 1, 2014.
  3. RATIFY 2014-2015 BUDGET PROPERTY TAX INCREASE:  Consider ratification of the fiscal year 2014-2015 budget that raises more property taxes than the fiscal year 2013-2014 budget.
  4. FISCAL YEAR OCTOBER 2014-2015 BUDGET - adoption:  Consider passing an ordinance on first reading providing funds for the Fiscal Year beginning October 1, 2014, and ending September 30, 2015, by approving the budget for said period and appropriating and setting aside the necessary funds out of the General Fund, Water/Wastewater and Solid Waste funds for the maintenance and operation of the various departments and for various activities and improvements to the City.
  5. AD VALOREM TAX RATE – 2014:  Consider establishing an ad valorem tax rate for 2014 by passing on first reading an ordinance establishing the ad valorem tax rate for 2014 and adopting the provisions of Section 31.05 of the State Property Tax Code to provide for discounts under certain conditions.
  6. CANADIAN RIVER MUNICIPAL WATER AUTHORITY:  Consider passing a resolution authorizing refunding of Canadian River Municipal Water Authority Contract Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2005 (Conjunctive Use Groundwater Supply Project) and/or Canadian River Municipal Water Authority Contract Revenue Bonds, Series 2005 (Conjunctive Use Groundwater Supply Project).
  7. PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION: Consider appointing two (2) members to the Planning and Zoning Commission.
  8. LEDC AND LEAP ACTION BY CITY COUNCIL:  Discuss, consider and take action to appoint replacement members to the Lamesa Economic Development Corporation and Lamesa Economic Alliance Project and consider any and all actions related to the appointment of an Interim Executive Director.
  9. 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 4:00 p.m. on August 29, 2014 in accordance with Chapter 551.041 of the Government Code.

Maria Hatchett                                  Maria Hatchett, City Secretary