ADDENDUM



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, OCTOBER 21, 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.

(a)  APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES:  Approval of the minutes of the council meetings held on September 9, 2014.

(b)  BILLS FOR AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER 2014:  Approval of the bills paid by the City of Lamesa for the months of August and September, 2014.

4.    CONTRACT TERMINATION WITH SOUTHWEST SECURITIES:  Consider and approval to terminate the financial advisory services contract with Southwest Securities.

5.    FROST BANK – CAPITAL MARKETS:  Consider and approval to engage Frost Bank – Capital Markets as Financial Advisors.

6.    TAX NOTES, SERIES 2014:  Consider and approval of a Financing Plan for the issuance of Tax Notes Series 2014, authorizing staff and consultants to proceed with documents preparation.

7.    HEAR REQUEST (Tridena McCraw):  Request from Ms. Tridena McCraw to address City Council with respect to her utility bill.

8.    PNC FINANCE EQUIPMENT – LEASE AGREEMENT:  Consider passing a Resolution-Certificate of Incumbency approving a Lease Agreement with PNC Equipment Finance.

9.    STRATEGIC PLANNING:  Discuss and take action on advertising for securing a RFQ (Request for Qualifications) on a Strategic Plan for the City of Lamesa.

10.    PUBLIC HEARING – TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT:  Public hearing to allow citizens an opportunity to discuss the citizens’ participation plan, the development of local housing and community development needs, the amount of TxCDBG funding available, all eligible TXCDBG activities and the use of past TxCDBG funds.

11.    PUBLIC HEARING PETITION OF JERRY MASON:  Hear appeal from Jerry Mason with respect to final report from the Planning and Zoning Commission to deny his application for a zone change from R-1 (Single Family Residential) to R-2 (Multi-family Residential) of the following property.

All of the East Fifty Feet (50’) of Lot Two (2), Block Two (2) of the Meeks Addition to the Town of Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas.

12.    PUBLIC HEARING PETITION OF OSCAR VASQUEZ:  Hear appeal from Oscar Vasquez with respect to final report from the Planning and Zoning Commission to deny his application for a zone change from R-1 (Single Family Residential) to R-2 (Multi-family Residential) of the following property.

All of the West Fifty Feet (50”) of Lot Seven (7), Block Twenty (20), of the Hillcrest Addition to the Town of Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas.

13.    REQUEST FOR ZONE CHANGE (Jerry Mason):  Consider taking action on the petition of Jerry Mason requesting zone changes from R-1 (Single Family Residential) to R-2 (Multi-family Residential) of the following described property to-wit:

All of the East Fifty (50’) of Lot Two (2), Block Two (2) in the Meeks Addition to the Town of Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas.

14.    REQUEST FOR ZONE CHANGE (Oscar Vasquez):  Consider taking action on the petition of Oscar Vasquez requesting zone changes from R-1 (Single Family Residential) to R-2 (Multi-family Residential) of the following described property to-wit:

All of the West Fifty Feet (50”) of Lot Seven (7) in Block Twenty (20), of the Hillcrest Addition to the Town of Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas.

15.    REQUEST FOR ZONE CHANGE (Matthew & Kristine Gibson):  Consider taking action on the petition of Matthew and Kristine Gibson requesting zone changes from R-1 (Single Family Residential) to R-2 (Multi-family Residential) of the following described property to-wit:

All of Lots Ten (10), Eleven (11) and Twelve (12), in Block Sixteen (16 of the Hillcrest Addition (1212 South Bryan Avenue) to the Town of Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas.

16.    INVESTMENT REPORT:  City Manager to report on the city’s investments.

17.    FINANCIAL REPORT: City Manager to report on the city’s finances.

18.    LEDC/LEAP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:  Discuss and consider taking action to accept proposals on the search for an Executive Director and also for the development of a Lamesa Economic Plan.

19.    CITY MANAGER REPORT: City Manager to report on current activities and answer questions from the City Council.

  • Larry Duyck to report on Softball Park Project
  • Update on Elevated Storage Tank

20.    EXECUTIVE SESSION: Council to convene in closed executive session in accordance with the provisions of the Texas Open Meetings Act (Chapter 551.074 Government Code) to consider personnel matters and to conduct job evaluations of City Manager, City Secretary, Municipal Judge and City Attorney.  No action will be taken in closed session.  The Council will reconvene into open session after the completion of the executive session.

21.    ADJOURNMENT:





O  O    Open Meetings Information    O  O

CLOSED MEETINGS

The public is hereby informed that notices for City of Lamesa meetings will no longer distinguish between matters to be discussed in open or closed session of a meeting.  This practice is in accordance with rulings by the Texas Attorney General that, under the Texas Open Meetings Act, the City Council may convene a closed session to discuss any matter listed on the agenda, without prior or further notice, if the matter is one that the Open Meetings Act allows to be discussed in a closed session.

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. October 17, 2014 in accordance with Chapter 551.041 of the Government Code.

Maria Hatchett                                  Maria Hatchett, City Secretary