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AGENDA
ELGIN CITY COUNCIL
SPECIAL MEETING
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2019
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 the Proposed FY 2019-20 Annual Budget and Ad Valorem (Property) Tax Rate for the City of Elgin.

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

1.

Presentation of the Annual Audit Report for the period ending September 30, 2018 by BrooksWatson & Co. PLLC

VIII.

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.

REQUEST FOR STREET CLOSURES FOR THE SAFE TRICK OR TREAT TRAIL THURSDAY OCTOBER 31.

2.

REQUEST FOR STREET CLOSURE FOR THE HOGEYE STROLL OCTOBER 24, 2019.

3.

City Council Workshop Meeting Minutes - August 27, 2019.

IX.

NEW BUSINESS

1.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS AUTHORIZING A COST PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT REGARDING THE CONSTRUCTION OF COUNTY LINE ROAD WITH LGI-HOMES-TEXAS,LLC AND MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS RELATED THERETO

2.

(SECOND READING) AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND ADOPTING A BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2019, AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2020, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS AND THE ORDINANCES AND RULES OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS; APPROPRIATING THE VARIOUS AMOUNTS THEREOF, AND REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

3.

(SECOND READING) AN ORDINANCE LEVYING AD VALOREM TAXES FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS, FOR THE 2019-20 FISCAL YEAR; AND PROVIDING FOR THE INTEREST AND SINKING FUND FOR THE 2019 TAX YEAR.

4.

AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A COMPREHENSIVE SCHEDULE OF FEES AND CHARGES NECESSARY TO GENERATE FUNDING FOR GENERAL AND SPECIFIC OPERATIONS REQUIRED TO SATISFY SERVICE NEEDS OF THE CITY; TO AMEND ORDINANCE 2013-12-03-30 AND SUBSEQUENT AMENDMENTS TO THAT ORDINANCE; ESTABLISH NEW CATEGORIES OF FEES AND CHARGES; REVISE EXISTING RATES; RECONFIRM EXISTING RATES; PROVIDE FOR A SAVINGS CLAUSE; REPEAL CONFLICTING ORDINANCES OR RESOLUTIONS; AND PROVIDE THAT THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE AS STATED HEREIN.

5.

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS, AMENDING THE AMOUNT OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE GENERAL FUND AS WELL AS ALL OTHER FUNDS THAT PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF OPERATING AND CAPITAL EXPENDITURES AND BY CHANGING THE AMOUNT APPROPRIATED FOR VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS OF THE CITY AS ORGINALLY ADOPTED BY ORDINANCE NO. 2018-9-25-38 ADOPTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 AND AS AMENDED BY ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 2019-05-15-34 ON MAY 15, 2019; IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS AND THE ORDINANCES AND RULES OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS; APPROPRIATING THE VARIOUS AMOUNTS THEREOF, AND REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH, AND PROVIDING FOR PUBLICATION AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

X.

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 pursuant to Section §551.074 Personnel Matters: to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee

XI.

RECONVENE

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

ANNOUNCEMENTS

XIII.

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, September 20, 2019, in accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.        



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Amelia Sanchez, City Secretary