Commission Special Meeting 12/22 7p

Special Commission Meeting

THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF CAMERON CITY OF PORT ISABEL   Juan Jose JJ Zamora, Sr., CITY COMMISSIONER PLACE 1 Maria de Jesus MJ Garza, CITY COMMISSIONER PLACE 2 Martin C. Cantu, CITY COMMISSIONER PLACE 3 Jeffery David Martinez, CITY COMMISSIONER PLACE 4 Joe E. Vega, MAYOR   NOTICE OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY OF PORT ISABEL CITY COMMISSION   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to Chapter 551, Title 5 of the Texas Government Code, the Texas Open Meetings Act, notice is hereby given that the City Commission of the City of Port Isabel, Texas in accordance with Article II, Section 2.08 of the Charter of said City, will convene a Regular Meeting at the City Commission Chambers Meeting Room, located at 305 E. Maxan on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of discussing the following items:   NOTE: The City Commission of the City of Port Isabel reserves the right to discuss any items in Executive Session whenever authorized under the Texas Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, and Title 5 of the Texas Government Code. The City of Port Isabel does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission of, access to, treatment of, or employment in its programs, activities, or public meetings. Any individual with a disability in need of an accommodation is encouraged to contact the Office of the City Secretary at 956-943-2682 at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting to make proper arrangements. ORDER OF BUSINESS I. CALL TO ORDER II. INVOCATION III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE IIII. PUBLIC COMMENT/OPEN FORUM: PLEASE NOTE: Any person with business before the Commission, not scheduled on the Agenda as a Public hearing may speak to the commission. Public Comment Forms are located on the table at the entrance of the City Chambers meeting Room. [For further information, contact the Office of the City Secretary] Public Comment Forms must be filled out and presented to the City Secretary no later than fifteen (15) minutes prior to scheduled start of the meeting, to be considered and recognized. The speaker must state his/her full name before speaking. There is a three (3) minute time limit per speaker. Public Comment Forms are not accepted after 15 minutes prior to the posted meeting time. PowerPoint Presentations are not conducted during the public comment period. V. Consent Agenda Items: 1. All Consent Agenda items listed are considered to be routine by the City Commission and will be approved by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a City Commissioner so requests, in which event the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the Agenda. a. Consideration and approval of budget amendments and/or salary schedules VI. NEW BUSINESS 1. Discussion and potential action to approve a request by the Big Top Circus for the use of Laguna Madre Park for a circus. [City Manager, Jared Hockema] 2. Discussion and potential action to nominate for the Rio Grande Regional Water Planning Group Municipal Category and Agriculture Category. [City Manager, Jared Hockema] 3. Discussion and potential action to approve an Interlocal between The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and the City of Port Isabel to continue to share the operational and financing responsibilities for the Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historic Site and surrounding grounds, including the Keepers Cottage. [City Manager, Jared Hockema] 4. Discussion and potential action to declare items as surplus, and authorize their sale at auction. [City Manager, Jared Hockema] 5. Discussion and potential action to schedule a workshop on regulating smoking in the City of Port Isabel. [City Commissioner Juan Jose JJ Zamora] 6. Discussion and potential action to adopt Resolution No. 12-15-2015-01, revising personnel policy. [City Manager, Jared Hockema] 7. Discussion and potential action to approve the bills. [City Manager, Jared Hockema] VII. CLOSED SESSION a. Deliberation regarding potential claim of Mr. Robert Aguilera, pursuant to Texas Open Meetings Act, Section 551.071, consultation with attorney on a matter in which the disciplinary rules of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflict with this chapter. b. Deliberation regarding potential sale or lease of real property, concerning East Maxan Street, Lots 7, 7A and 8, Block 20, Original Townsite, pursuant to Texas Open Meetings Act, Section 551.072, real property. c. Deliberation regarding potential sale of real property located at 317 E Queen Isabella, pursuant to Texas Open Meetings Act, Section 551.072, real property. VIII. OPEN SESSION a. Action relative to executive session. b. Action relative to executive session. c. Action relative to executive session. IX. ADJOURNMENT C E R T I F I C A T I O N I certify that the above notice of a Regular Meeting of the City of Port Isabel is true and correct; and that I posted such notice on the bulletin board. A place convenient and readily accessible to the public on the 18th day of December 2015 at 5:32 p.m., in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act (Tex. Govt. Code 551-041 - 551.050).   _________________________ Nadini P. Jee ASSISTANT CITY SECRETARY CITY OF PORT ISABEL, TEXAS   C E R T I F I C A T I O N O F R E M O V A L   I certify that the agenda of items to be considered by the City Commission was removed by the City Secretary's Office from the Port Isabel City Hall bulletin area on the _____ day of _____, 2015.     _________________________________ OFFICE OF THE CITY SECRETARY 2
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