Government City Council Agendas October 19, 2017
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Regular Meeting
Thursday, October 19, 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. Report from TEDC.
2. Report from Police Department on monthly violation activity and monthly code enforcement.
3. Report from City Administrator concerning monthly financial reports
4. Report from Municipal Court
5. Report from Street Dept.
6. 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 financing of the Gravely 52 lawn mower which cost $8135 (First State Bank at a rate of 4.49% for a term of two years - approximately $335 per month) or use reserve money to pay cash.
2. Consider and approve Resolution No. 2017-005, a Resolution by the City Council of the City of Trinidad, Texas, designating authorized signatories for contractual documents and documents for requesting funds pertaining to the Texas Community Development Block Grant Program (TxCDBG) Contract Number 7215164.

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.

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:

• September 26, 2017


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 October 16, 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 16th day of October 2017.

City of Trinidad

By: Terri R. Newhouse, City Administrator