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City Council Meeting Timpson

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the governing body of the above named City will be held on the 19th day of April, 2016 at 5:30 pm. at the City Hall, 456 Jacob Street, Timpson, Texas, at which time the following subjects will be considered, to-wit:  
1.   Call to Order:  5:30 pm
2. Invocation:
3. Pledge: United States Pledge, Texas Pledge             
4. Chamber of Commerce: Paul Smith, Chamber President
5. Council Items: 
6. Presentations & Recognition:
            a) The City of Timpson would like to present the Shelby County Children’s 
                Advocacy Center with a check in the amount of $568.80 (child safety fee)
     and recognize the Center for their efforts in Child Abuse Prevention through 
   educational programs and events throughout the county. 
             b) The Council would like to present Tommy Sparks with a plaque for his 30 years
                 of dedicated service to the City of Timpson.  
7.     Public Comment:  Notify the public of CenterPoint Energy’s 2016 GRIP                 
            Filing for the Beaumont/East Texas Division concerning rate increases.
     8.          Department Reports:                            
                  A.    Public Works:  Larry Burns
                  B.    Police Department: Kent Graham
                  C.   Municipal Court:  Reported for the month of March 2016, 87 Citations,
     106 Violations, 3 Citations to a Minor and 0 Citations to a Juvenile.
   Total amount reported $17,574.97 for the Police Department and Court, 
   the city’s portion a (55% Estimate) $9,666.23.
            D.   City Secretary:  Gareth Yoder accepted and signed the mowing contract for
                   Three bids were submitted to Larry Burns for the fire hydrant audit and they
      are included as an action item on the agenda.
E. Reminder that early voting begins on April 25th.
      9.          Consent Agenda:  Items A thru F included under the Consent Agenda require little or no 
       Deliberation by the Council.  Approval of the Consent Agenda authorizes the       
       City Secretary to proceed with the conclusion of each item as reflected in the   
       Minutes of this meeting.
A. Consider approval of  the minutes from the Regular Meeting from March 15, 2016  
B.    Consider approval of  Financial Statement for the month ending March, 2016
C.   Consider approval of April Accounts Payable – Unpaid bills for March, 2016
D.   Approval for Timpson ISD and American Legion Post 90 to hold their 
       Annual Memorial Day Event on the Square.       
E.   Approve Resolution 384 (04212016-1) Waiver in Lieu of Taxes for Timpson 
       Housing Authority.
   10.         Discuss and take action: Review bids and select a contractor to perform the Annual
                 Fire Hydrant Audit.
   11.         Discuss and possibly take action:  Hire a part time employee to help city workers in 
                 repair of potholes around town.
                 (In the motion, include maximum hours, pay rate and from what account their salary
                  will be charged.)
   12.         Discuss and possibly take action:  An Ordinance to amend the 2015-16 Adopted
                 Budget.  (Item 13)
   13.         Discuss and possibly take action:  Purchase an asphalt distributor truck to aid in the 
                 repair of potholes, approximately $21,000.00.
                 (In the motion, include what fund(s) will be charged with this purchase and the
                  budget amendment.)
   14.         Adjourn: 


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