January 18, 2024 – City Council Meeting Agenda

Jan 9, 2024

City of Seymour City Council

Public Notice of Open Meeting

A Regular City Council Meeting, held on Thursday, January 18, 2024, at 7:00 p.m., at the Portwood Art & Civic Center, 800 E. Morris Street, Seymour, Texas 76380. All notices have been duly posted in accordance and conformance with the Government Code of the State of Texas, Section 551.072 (c.) The City of Seymour attempts to make its meetings accessible to all its citizens. If you have need of auxiliary aids, please notify the City Secretary, at (940) 889-3148, at least 48 hours in advance.  The agenda is also posted on the city’s website at www.cityofseymour.org, with the following agenda to be considered:

OPEN MEETING

  • Call to Order, Roll Call and Pledge of Allegiance by Mayor Mark McCord.
  • Prayer
  • Announcements by Mayor Mark McCord and/or MPT Monty Glass
  • City Administrator Dr. Jeff Brasher recognizes Youth Leadership TMCN Winners

CITIZEN COMMENTS

PRESENTATION(S)

  1. Seymour Chamber of Commerce Presentation
  2. Seymour Helping Hands concerning their upcoming events in Seymour
  3. Layton McAdams Story Walk presentation

CITY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

  1. Administrative
    1. Construction Updates
      1. Airport Lighting
      1. RO Tank Rehabilitation
      1. Water Department Addition
    1. Election Information
    1. Import Dates/Calendar
  2. Police Department
  3. Staff & Salt Fork
  4. Financial & Quarterly Investment
  5. Hotel Occupancy Report

PUBLIC HEARINGS

CONSENT AGENDA

  • Approval of the December 21, 2023 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes. 
  • Approval of the City of Seymour Accounts Payable Bills for the month of December 2023.
  • Approval of the required ARPA Documents: 
    • Standards of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy
    • Document Management & Records Retention Policy
    • ARPA Anti-Fraud Waste & Abuse (AFWA) Plan
    • American Rescue Plan Act State & Local Fiscal Recovery Funding – Financial Management Policies & Procedure
  • Approval of Resolution No.1561, amending Resolution No. 1552 “The Operating Budget for the City of Seymour for Fiscal Year 2023-2024” adding additional funding to line item #01-401273:  Education & Training by transferring funds from the line item #01-401151: Electric Repairs & Supplies
  • Approval of Resolution No. 1562 for Body-Worn Camera Grant Program, FY 2025, USDA Grant Funds grant submission

ACTION ITEMS

  • Discuss, Consider, and take action to solicit bids for project demolitions located at Cedar Street & Main Street previously condemned.
  • Discuss, Consider, and take action concerning Layton McAdams Story Walk Project

EXECUTIVE SESSION

  1. An Executive Session, closed to the public and pursuant to Chapter 551 of the Texas Local Government Code under § 551.071: Consultation with attorneys regarding Special Utility District Baylor Water.
  2. An Executive Session, closed to the public and pursuant to Chapter 551 of the Texas Local Government Code, under §551. 071: An agenda item that requires consultation with City Attorney.

ACTION REGARDING EXECUTIVE SESSION

  1. Discuss, consider, and take action regarding Executive Session:  Consultation with attorneys regarding Special Utility District Baylor Water
  2. Discuss, consider, and take action regarding Executive Session:  An agenda item that requires consultation with City of Seymour Attorney

ADJOURN

Note: Council reserves the right to vote or to act in open session or go into Executive Session upon any of the items listed in this agenda, as the Mayor, City Council or City Administrator, may consult with City Attorney at any given time during a council meeting.

I, the undersigned authority, do hereby certify the above notice of the meeting of the City Council of the City of Seymour, Texas is a true and correct copy of the said notice that I posted on the official posting place(s) at Seymour City Hall, 301 North Washington Street, Seymour, TX, a place of convenience and readily accessible to the general public at all times, and said notice posted this, Tuesday, January 9th, 2024 by 4:30 p.m.

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Lauren Bush, City Secretary