October 19, 2023 – City Council Meeting Agenda

Oct 13, 2023

City of Seymour City Council
Public Notice of Open Meeting

A Regular City Council Meeting, held on Thursday, October 19, 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 551.072 (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 Jonathan Olinger

CITIZEN COMMENTS

CITY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS
A. Administrative
B. Police Department
C. Staff & Salt Fork
D. Financial
E. Important Dates

PRESENTATION(S)

  1. None
    PUBLIC HEARINGS
  2. City of Seymour to conduct a Public Hearing rescinding Ordinance NO. 2022-11, and any other previous ordinances concerning fees associated with the Salt Fork Recreational Complex and establishing Ordinance No. 2023-08 that embodies all fees associated.

CONSENT AGENDA

  1. Approval of the September 21, 2023 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes.
  2. Approval of the City of Seymour Accounts Payable Bills for the month of September 2023.
  3. Approve Resolution No 1554 of the City of Seymour authorizing the filing of a grant application with the NorTex Regional Planning Commission for a regional solid waste grants program grant; authorizing Dr. Jeffrey L Brasher to act on behalf of the City of Seymour in all matters related to the application; and pledging that if a grant is received the City of Seymour will comply with the grant requirements of the NorTex Regional Planning Commission, the Texas Commission On Environmental Quality and the State of Texas.

ACTION ITEMS

  1. Discuss, consider, & take action ORDINANCE NO. 2023-08, an ordinance of the City of Seymour City Council updating all fees, rules, and regulations for the Salt Fork Recreational Complex, repealing all other ordinances and providing an effective date.
  2. Discuss, consider, and take action on bids received for the property located at the corner
    E. Lincoln and S. Main Street, also known as 603 & 605 S Main.
  3. Discuss, consider, and take action to accept an (RFP) for administrative and plan development services for the Community Development Block Grant – Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) grant programs administered by the Texas General Land Office (GLO) as suggested by the scoring committee.
  4. Discuss, consider, and take action to approve purchase of Body Cams and Tasers for Police Dept
  5. Discuss, consider, and take action to approve Resolution 1555 budget adjustment as follows: Adding additional monies (either $7,778.10 or $7075.50 depending on quote accepted), to line item #02-404131 Safety Equipment Police Department and a decrease in line item #02-40439 Grant Expense Police Department for the purpose of purchasing Body Cameras and Tasers.

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 § 551.086 Certain Public Power Utilities: Competitive Matters – Wholesale Power Supply.
  3. 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
  4. Discuss, consider, and take action regarding Executive Session: Consultation with attorneys regarding Special Utility District Baylor Water
  5. Consideration to approve a power supply contract
  6. 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, Friday, October, 13, 2023 by 4:30 p.m.


Lauren Bush, Recording Secretary