September 8, 2015 – Special Called Meeting Minutes
Oct 5, 2015
SPECIAL CALLED MEETING/BUDGET WORKSHOP
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
A Special Called Meeting/Budget Workshop was held on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at 7:00 p.m., at the Portwood Arts and Civic Center, 800 E. Morris, Seymour, TX 76380.
Call to Order, Roll Call and Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Nan Gilbert-Mathis at 7:20 p.m.
Council present: Mayor Nan Gilbert-Mathis, Council members Les Hons, David Horton, Jon Hrncirik, Greg Shumate and MPT Monty Glass.
Counsel present: Cynthia Ayres was not present at this meeting.
City Staff present: City Administrator Steve Biedermann, City Secretary Conchita Torrez and Finance Director Mary Griffin.
Guest: No guest present at this meeting.
Regular meeting closes and Public Hearing begins at 7:22 p.m.
- Conduct a Public Hearing to discuss the ad valorem levy tax rate for the City of Seymour
Fiscal Year 2015-2016, at .40598/per $100 dollar valuation, which is higher than the effective tax rate of .401810/per $100. *** This is a non action agenda item.
The Mayor and City Council reviewed once again the proposed tax rate of .40598. This will
increase the taxes by .63443. Council was satisfied with the proposal and no one spoke for
or against the proposed tax rate. Council will adopt the tax rate at the Regular City Council
meeting on September 17, 2015.
Public Hearing closes and Budget Workshop will begin at
- Conduct the third and final draft of the budget for the City of Seymour, Fiscal Year 2015-2016, as proposed by City Staff.
Mary Griffin, Finance Director for the City of Seymour presented to Mayor and City Council the changes that were discussed at the September 1, 2015, Special Called Meeting. Mayor and City Council were satisfied and Mary reminded them that if any changes occurred out of the ordinary, she could make adjustments to the Fiscal Year Budget 2015-2016. Everyone understood and the workshop was closed, with Regular Meeting resuming at 7:50 p.m.
- Adjournment by MPT Monty Glass, second by Council member Les Hons at 7:53 p.m.
PASSED AND APPROVED ON THIS 17TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2015.
MAYOR NAN GILBERT-MATHIS
CONCHITA TORREZ, CITY SECRETARY, TRMC