Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the governing body of the above named City will be held on the 21st day of June, 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: Mayor Debra Smith
3. Pledge: United States Pledge, Texas Pledge
4. Chamber of Commerce: Chamber of Commerce, presented by Paul Smith.
Frontier Days will be held on June 30th thru July 3rd.
5. Council Items: Reports by the members of the City Council on matters not on the
agenda will be made at this time. A total, not to exceed 10 minutes will be devoted
to these reports.
6. Presentations & Recognition: 6/13/16 Larry Burns celebrates his 22nd year
with the City of Timpson.
7. Citizens Input: This time is provided for members of the public to address the City
Council on items that appear within the Consent and Action Items or a matter not
listed on the agenda. Each speaker is limited to 3 minutes. A Citizens Input Form
may be filled out and filed with the City Secretary prior to the meeting.
8. Department Reports:
A. Public Works Report: Larry Burns
B. Police Department Report: Kent Graham
C. Municipal Court Report: For the month of May 2016, there were 60 citations
issued, 78 violations, 0 to juveniles and 4 to minors. Total amount reported
$9,788.00, the city’s portion a 55% estimate of $5,383.40.
D. City Secretary: 2015/2016 FY Budget Comparison included in the Council packets.
Budget Workshop dates have been set and are as follows: Water/Sewer Dept. - July
7th, Electric Dept. - July 12th, Police Dept. and City Office – July 13th, all meetings
will be at City Hall and will begin at 3:00 pm. Any Council Members interested in
attending should notify the City Secretary.
Hydra Tec is still working on the hydrant audits. Larry Burns will give a status
update but the invoices for the audit and the top jobs are in Quickbooks and are
reflected in the financials for the Water/Sewer Dept.
The city office will be closed on Monday, July 4th for observance of Independence
9. Consent Agenda: Items 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 of the regular meeting held on May 17th, 2016
B. Consider approval of Financial Statement for the month of May, 2016
C. Consider approval of Accounts Payable – Unpaid bills for May, 2016
D. Consider approval of the revised MVBA contract. The first contract was approved
by the previous Council, but there were changes made at the suggestion of the City’s
E. Consider approval of the Resolution Adopting The City of Timpson Hazard
REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS (10 –12)
10. Discuss and possibly take action: Council will discuss whether to approve the
request of the Volunteer Fire Department to take bids for a new F450 using funding
from the VFD account. The total of that account is approximately $100,000.
If approved, discuss the bid process for over $50,000 purchases.
11. Discuss and possibly take action: Henry Marx obtained his Water Operator
License on May 7, 2016. The Council will discuss raising his salary from $15.35 to
$16.35 per hour.
The Council reserves the right to retire into executive session concerning any of the items listed on this agenda whenever it is considered necessary and is legally justified under the Open Meetings Act.
This facility is wheelchair accessible and wheelchair parking is available. Requests for accommodations or interpretive services must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting. Please contact the City Secretary at 254-2421 for further information or needed assistance.
This agenda is posted as required under Government Code Section 551.041. For more information or for a copy of the open meetings act, please contact the Attorney General of Texas at 1-800-252-8011 or the City Secretary at 936-254-2421.
City of Timpson
Debra Pate Smith, Mayor
I certify that the above notice of meeting was posted on the bulletin board in City Hall, 456 Jacob Street, Timpson, Texas and on the front door of the Timpson Police Department facing outside, on Thursday, June 16th, 2016 at 12:00 pm.
Leslie Leathers, City Secretary
I certify that the attached notice and agenda of items to be considered by the City Council was removed by me from the bulletin board in the City Hall and from the front door of the Timpson Police Department on the _______day of, _______________2016.
Leslie Leathers, City Secretary