May 18, 2023 – City Council Agenda

May 12, 2023



THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2023

Scheduled City Council Meeting, Thursday, May 18, 2023, 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 551.002(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:

1.  Call to Order, Roll Call and Pledge of Allegiance by Mayor Mark McCord

2.  Russell Roberts to lead the meeting in prayer

3.  Mayor or MPT Announcements

4.  City Administrator Dr. Jeffrey Brasher, E.d. D., recognizing employee of the month

5.  Citizens Comments

6.  Public Hearings

(a)  Final Public Hearing in regard to Animal Control Ordinance, Article 2.1100, adding           Licensing and Animal Control Fees to current ordinance.

(b)  The Only Public Hearing to repeal Ord 2022-01 in its entirety and adopt Ord 2023-06 in regard to amending the Zoning Ordinance to clarify where setback measurements are to be made from.

(c)  The Only Public Hearing to discuss Easement request made concerning 205 E Clay St.

7City Administrator Reports

    (a.)  Employee list & SFRC Golf totals

    (b.)  Supervisor Written Reports

    (c.)  Budget review

8.  Consent Agenda

    (a.)  Approve April 20, 2023, Regular Meeting Minutes

    (b.) Approve City of Seymour Account Payable bills paid in April 2023. 

    (c.)  Financial Report by Finance Director, Mary Griffin. 

    (d.) Discuss, Consider, and take action to add newly elected council members to Peoples

     Bank Card.  

9   Action Items

    (a.)  Discuss, consider, and take action approving Animal Control Ordinance, 2023-

    05,  regarding Animal Control Fees

    (b.)  Discuss, consider, and take action to approve Ordinance No. 2023-06, clarifying

    Setback Measurements.

   (c.)  Discuss, consider, and take action on Generator Bids received.

  (d.) Discuss, consider, and take action to place Dr. Jeff brasher, City Administrator

    onto the Baylor County Appraisal Board

  (e.)  Discuss, consider, and take action, appointing a Mayor Pro-Tem, for a 1 year term.

  (f.)  Discuss, consider, and take action, regarding fence project at the Seymour Transfer


  (g.)   Discuss, consider, and take action to modify the Council Operating Procedures to    

   change the start time of the council meeting.   

10.  Adjournment of meeting

 Note: The Council reserves the right to vote/or to act in open session upon each of the items listed in this agenda. 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 N. Washington Street, Seymour, Texas a place of convenience and readily accessible to the general public at all times, and said notice posted this Friday, May 13, 2022 by 4:30p.m., at least 72 hours precedes the meeting time.


         City Secretary, Conchita Torrez, TRMC