May 15, 2014 – City Council Agenda

May 13, 2014





Regular City Council Meeting, Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 7:00 P.M. at the Portwood Arts and Civic Center, 800 E. Morris, Seymour, TX  76380. All notices have been duly posted in accordance and conformance with the Government Code of the State of Texas, Section 551.002(c). The City of Seymour attempts to make its meetings accessible to all of its citizens. If you have need of auxiliary aids, please notify the ADA Coordinator at 889-3148, at least 48 hours in advance. The following agenda will be considered:






ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE MAYOR:(At this time the Mayor will make announcements as related to the events of the previous weeks.  As always he may make any rearrangements to the order of items on this agenda as he deems prudent in the interest of time).


CITIZENS QUESTIONS AND / OR COMMENTS: (At this time, interested citizens are encouraged to indicate their interest in speaking, and upon being recognized by the Mayor, approach the podium to express your comments.   Please speak clearly and speak directly into the microphone.   Citizens may speak on any matter other than personnel matters or matters under litigation, for a length of time not to exceed five minutes, please.   Neither Council action nor discussion may take place on any matter, until such matter has been placed on an agenda and posted in accordance with law.)


CONSENT AGENDA:(Items listed under the Consent Agenda are considered routine and are generally enacted in one motion. The exception to this rule is that a Council Member may request one or more items to be removed from the Consent Agenda for separate discussion and action.)




a)  Approve Thursday, April 17, 2014, Regular Meeting Minutes.      


b)  Approve the City Council Report for City Bills paid in April 2014.


c)  Accept Reports

1. Monthly Investment Report

2. First National Bank accounts report summary

3.  Employee List /Golf Course Membership Report


  1. Seymour Police Department Report




2. Canvass of Election Returns regarding May 10, 2014, General Election for two-year

terms for City Council Position #1, Councilmember Place #3 and Councilmember Place #5,

as reviewed by Council Canvass Subcommittee: Councilman David Horton and Billy

  1. Election Judge Kathy Harper, will present Canvass of Election.

( Escrutinio de elecciones devuelve ellecciones generals del 10 de Mayo de 2014, por

periodos de dos anos para posiciones de miembro de Consejo 1, 3, y 5, revisado

por el Subcomite de escrutinio concejal,  David Horton y Billy Henricks.  Juez de

elecciones, Kathy Harper, presentara el escrutinio de elecciones.)


3. Consider Approving Resolution No. 1383, declaring the Results of 2014 City Officer (s)


(Considerar la aprobacion de una resolucion declarando los resultados de 2014, posicion #1,

3 y 5, ellecciones de official de la cuidad.)


4.  Statement of Elected Officer signed and filed with the City Secretary from City Council

For Councilmember Place #5.


(Declaracion del funcionario electo firmado y presentado con la Secretaria del

Ayuntamiento de la cuidad por posicion concejales Coloque #5)


5. Oath of Office Administered to City Council Member Place #5.


(Juramento de posesion administrado a concejal de la cuidad, lugar #5)


6. Certificates of Election issued to City Councilmember Place # 5.


(Certificados de eleccion a posiciones  de miembro del Concejo Municipal, lugar #5)


Regular Meeting Ends and Executive Session begins:


7. The Seymour City Council will convene in closed session as authorized by Texas

Government Code, Chapter 551, Section 551.074: Information to discuss or deliberate

issues regarding water department.


Executive Session ends and Regular Meeting ends:


  1. Take action if any, resulting from deliberations during Executive Session.


9. Adjournment


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, Texas, a place of convenience and readily accessible to the general public at all times, and said notice posted this the 12th day of May 2014, by 4:30 p.m., at least 72 hours proceeding the meeting time.



City Secretary- Conchita Torrez TRMC