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AGENDA
ELGIN CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
TUESDAY, MARCH 6,2018
CITY ANNEX COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 310 NORTH MAIN STREET
7:00 PM
I.

CALL TO ORDER

II.

ROLL CALL

III.

INVOCATION

IV.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

V.

PUBLIC HEARING

1.

Public Hearing on a Specific Use Permit

Receive public comments on a request submitted by Micah Erwin, owner of the property located in Garrett's Second Addition, Block H, Lot 3A, at 414 East 8th Street, City of Elgin, County of Bastrop, Texas, to renew the specific use permit for five (5) years so that he may operate a meadery. 

VI.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Individuals may request to speak on items on t​he agenda, and items not on the agenda, by requesting to speak during the meeting and under "PUBLIC COMMENT" and will be required to fill out a "PUBLIC COMMENT FORM" and present it, along with any material, handouts or information for Council, to the City Secretary prior to commencement of the Council meeting.  Speaker comments are limited to three (3) minutes.

No formal action can be taken by the City Council on items not posted on the agenda.  Items requiring a Public Hearing will allow a member of the public an opportunity to speak during the Public Hearing and does not require submission of a "PUBLIC COMMENT FORM."  Speakers must address their comments to the Mayor or Presiding Officer rather than to an individual Council Member or member of Staff.  All speakers must limit their comments to the specific subject matter noted on the "PUBLIC COMMENT FORM" and refrain from personal attacks or derogatory comments directed at any Council Member, member of Staff, other individual or group.
VII.

PRESENTATION

VIII.

CITY MANAGERS REPORT

1.

General Activity Report and/or Project Update

IX.

CONSENT AGENDA

All of the items on the consent agenda are considered to be self-explanatory by the Council and will be enacted with one motion, one second, and one vote.  There will be no separate discussion of theses items unless a council member removes an item from the Consent Agenda and places it on the New Business section for Discussion and action.
1.

City Council Meeting Minutes

Regular City Council Meeting - February 6, 2018 
2.

Request for Waiver

Approval of waiver of the open container and park curfew ordinance at Elgin Memorial Park for the 30th Annual Elgin Volunteer Fire Department Cookout and Fundraiser - 12:00pm Thursday April 12 to 12:00am Sunday April 15 2018.
X.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

XI.

NEW BUSINESS

1.

Ordinance - Specific Use Permit

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS ADOPTED IN CHAPTER 46, SECTION 46-3, CODE OF ORDINANCES, CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS AND MAKING THIS AMENDMENT A PART OF SAID OFFICIAL ZONING MAP, TO WIT:  TO REZONE PROPERTY BEING LOT 3A, BLOCK H, IN THE GARRETT’S SECOND ADDITION, LOCATED AT 414 EAST 8TH STREET, CITY OF ELGIN, BASTROP COUNTY, TEXAS FROM R-2 RESIDENTIAL TO S-P FOR A SPECIFIC USE PERMIT FOR A MEADERY.


2.

Award Contract for Water Well No. 16

Consideration, discussion and possible action to award a contract to the low bidder Weisinger Incorporated, in the amount of $629,300.00 for the Water Well No. 16 project and authorize the City Manager to fund the project from the Well 16 Project Fund. 
3.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS TO AUTHORIZE EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH ALLIANCE WORK PARTNERS (AWP) PROVIDING INSURANCE COVERAGE UNDER AN EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) FOR CITY EMPLOYEES FOR A PERIOD OF TWELVE MONTHS AND MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS RELATED THERETO

4.

A RESOLUTION APPROVING AN APPLICATION FOR FUNDING THROUGH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, TEXAS CAPITAL FUND PROGRAM



5.

Ordinance - Canceling General Election for Wards 1, 2, and 4

AN ORDINANCE ACKNOWLEDGING RECEIPT OF “CERTIFICATE OF UNOPPOSED STATUS” PURSUANT TO SECTION 2.052 TEXAS ELECTION CODE; DECLARING UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES TO BE ELECTED TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICES AND CANCELLING THE MAY 5, 2018 GENERAL ELECTION FOR WARDS 1, 2, AND 4; PROVIDING FOR A SAVINGS CLAUSE AND REPEALING CONFLICTING ORDINANCES
XII.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

The City Council may announce that it will adjourn the public meeting at any time during the meeting and convene in Executive Session pursuant to Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code to discuss any matter as specifically listed on the agenda and/or as permitted by Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.
1.

Adjourn into Executive Session

 Adjourn into Executive Session pursuant to Section §551.072 Deliberations about Real Property: to receive a staff briefing and deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of certain real property (a) for the possible location of a new Wastewater Lift Station and (b) for the possible acquisition of property in the historic downtown area
XIII.

RECONVENE

The City Council will return to open session for possible discussion and action as a result of the Executive Session
XIV.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

XV.

ADJOURMENT


Notice of Assistance at Public Meetings, the City of Elgin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Elgin City Hall and Council Chambers are wheelchair accessible and special marked parking is available.  Persons with Disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance are requested to contact the City Secretary's Office at (512)229-3222.  Please provide forty-eight hours notice when feasible.

I, Amelia Sanchez, City Secretary for the City of Elgin, hereby certify this notice was posted at the City Hall Annex of the City of Elgin, Texas on or before Friday, March 2, 2018, in accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.

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                                                                                Amelia Sanchez, City Secretary