Government City Council Agendas September 26, 2017
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Regular Meeting
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   5:30 pm


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Trinidad, Texas, will hold a Regular Meeting at the Trinidad City Hall, 212 Park Street, Trinidad, Texas 75163, on the above date and time, for consideration and possible action on the following:



VISITORS/CITIZEN INQUIRY: In accordance with the Open Meeting Act, Council is prohibited from acting or discussing (other than factual responses to specific questions) any items brought before them at this time. No formal action can be taken on these items at this meeting. Discussion is limited to five (5) minutes per person.

WORK SESSION (no action to be taken on following agenda items)

1. Charlotte Roberts - discuss opening a children's home in Trinidad.
2. Report from TEDC.
3. Report from Police Department on monthly violation activity and monthly code enforcement.
4. Report from City Administrator concerning monthly financial reports
5. Report from Municipal Court
6. Report from Street Dept.
7. Report from Water Plant Operator

ACTION ITEMS: All of the following items on the Action Agenda are discussed by the council and will be individually enacted upon with a motion:

1. Consider and approve audit for fiscal year ending 2016 by Smith and Lambright, Athens, Texas.
2. Consider and approve Mick Coffman to serve on the board of the Trinidad Economic Development Corp.

Council Members Inquiry Time: Pursuant to Tex. Gov. Code Sec. 551.042 the Mayor or Council Members may inquire about a subject not specifically listed on this agenda. Responses are limited to a recitation of existing policy or a statement of specific factual information given in response to the inquiry. Any deliberation or decision shall be limited to a proposal to place the subject on the agenda of a future meeting.

Convene into executive session pursuant to Section 551.074, Tex. Gov't Code, to discuss the employment of Ray Smith as part time employee.

Reconvene into open session to take action as appropriate in the Council's discretion regarding the employment of Ray Smith.

CONSENT AGENDA: All matters listed under Consent Agenda are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion. If discussion is desired, that item will then be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately.

1. Approval of payments of monthly invoices
2. Approval of the following minutes:

• August 1, 2017 Special Session and Budget Workshop
• August 10, 2017 Special Session and Budget Workshop
• August 22, 2017
• August 29, 2017 Special Session and Public Hearing


City of Trinidad

By: Terri R. Newhouse, City Administrator

IT IS HEREBY CERTIFIED that the above Notice of Meeting of the governing body of the above named City of Trinidad is a true and correct copy of said Notice and that I posted a true and correct copy of said Notice on the front window in the City Hall at 212 Park Street, Trinidad, Texas, a place convenient and readily accessible to the general public at all times, and said Notice was posted on September 22, 2017 at 4:00 o'clock p.m. and remained so posted continuously for at least 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.

Dated this the 22nd day of September 2017.

City of Trinidad

By: Terri R. Newhouse, City Administrator