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September 25, 2017


Notice is hereby given that a special called meeting of the governing body of the City of Tenaha will be held on Monday – September 25, 2017 at 5:15 p.m. in the City Hall Council Meeting Room located at 238 N. George Bowers Drive in Tenaha, Texas. If during the course of the meeting, any discussion of items on the Agenda should be held in executive or closed session, the Council will convene in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Government Code Section 551.101 and Texas Revised Civil Statues.


Order of Business:

  1. Call to Order & Roll Call

  2. Pledge and Prayer

  3. Welcome Guests / Public Comment

  4. Consider Approval for August 28, 2017 Regular Scheduled Meeting and September 5, 2017 Special Called Meeting Minutes. - ACTION

  5. Consider Approval for August 2017 Financials. – ACTION

  6. Acknowledgement and Presentation of Proclamation to the Tenaha Citizens For Their Rescue Efforts To People Affected By The Devastation of Hurricane Harvey.

  7. Discuss and Consider Approval of 2017-2018 Tax Rate of .232800 per $100. – ACTION

  8. Discuss and Consider Approval To Purchase Welcome Signs for the City Entrances. - ACTION

  9. Review, Discuss and Consider Approval of 2017-2018 Budgets. - ACTION

  10. Discuss and Consider Approval to Schedule or Reschedule the November and December Regular Council Meeting

    1. Move the regular November Council meeting from the fourth Monday (11/27) to Monday, November 20th - ACTION

    2. Determine if a December regular meeting will be scheduled and set the date prior to the fourth Monday. – ACTION

  11. Discuss and Consider Approval To Establish A School Zone w/ Flashing Lights Set Up For Highway 59 and Surrounding Streets – ACTION

  12. Discuss and Consider Approval of Resolution 2017-09-25-1R Authorization to Join With a Coalition of Municipalities as Part of the Cities Advocating Reasonable Deregulation (CARD) to Review SWEPCO’s Request to Reconcile Fuel Costs in a Proceeding Pending Before the Public Utility Commission of Texas. - ACTION

  13. Discussion On Organizing the Tenaha 2017 Christmas Parade.

  14. Discussion Regarding Compensation for Council Members

  15. Discuss and Consider Approval To Purchase Speed Bumps To Place on N. Railroad. - ACTION

  16. Re-visit and discuss the Booker T. Washington Park status.

    1. Put in Place A Park Reservation Process/Form for the Public To Use - ACTION

  17. Closed Session

    1. Per Section 551.071 (Attorney Consultation) – Contemplated Litigation – ACTION may be required

    2. Per Section 551.074 (Personnel Matters) – Darren Gray Re-Evaluation of Job Description and Job Title

  18. Return to Open Session.

Council to make motion (if necessary) pertaining to outcome of closed session topics

  1. Department Head Reports

  2. Council Comments

  3. Adjourn


This notice was posted at 12:30 p.m. Friday – 9/22/2017 and sent to East Texas Press, Inc., The Light & Champion, Shelby County Today, and KDET.


Sheryl R. Clark - City Secretary


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