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Regular Council Meeting – Tuesday, January 3, 2017


Regular Business Meeting

City Hall Council Chambers

298 West Washington Street

Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. 


I. Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag

III. Pledge of Allegiance to the Texas Flag—“Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible.”

IV. Invocation by Pastor Ken May, First Baptist Church Stephenville

V. Citizens’ General Discussion

VI. Tarleton State University—Dr. Kyle McGregor, Vice President for Advancement and External Relations, and Dr. Tye Minkler, Vice President for Finance and Administration

VII. Community Garden—Dr. Don Cawthon

 VIII. STEPHENVILLE TYPE IV ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY REPORT—John Hubbard, Executive Director—Consider approving an economic development grant to Twisted J in the amount of $6,100 for equipment purchase


  1. Car Allowance
  2. Certification/Supplemental Pay
  3. STAR Service Awards

 X. COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT—National Resource Conservation Service; River Bank Restoration—Howard Clyma and Toni Huffman

 XI. MONTHLY BUDGET REPORT—Monica Harris, Finance Director


  1. Approve Resolution No. 2017-R-04 granting authorization to apply for 2018 Texas CDBG grant
  2. Approve professional services agreement with Public Management, Inc.
  3. Approve professional engineering services agreement with Pacheco-Koch, Inc.


      A. Approve Minutes

  1. Regular Council Meeting on December 6, 2016
  2. Special Council Meeting on December 13, 2016

      B. Approve Sale of 2004 Polaris Ranger 6×6 Utility Vehicle – Fire Department

      C. 2016 Community Development Block Grant – West Oak Water Line Improvement Project

  1. Resolution No. 2017-R-01 – Regarding Civil Rights: Citizen Participation Plan, et al
  2. Resolution No. 2017-R-02 – Regarding Civil Rights: Section 3 Policy, et al
  3. Resolution No. 2017-R-03 – Authorizing Signatories
  4. Proclamation of January as Fair Housing Month 

     D. Approve Professional Services Agreement with Pipeline Analysis, LLC – for 2016-2017 Sanitary Sewer Basin 6 – Phase 2 Evaluation Survey

 XIV. Comments by City Administrator

XV. Comments by Council members

XVI. EXECUTIVE SESSION. In compliance with the provisions of the Texas Open Meetings Law, Subchapter D, Government Code, Vernon’s Texas Codes, Annotated, in accordance with:

 551.072 Deliberations about Real Property—Lots 1 and 4, Block 13, City Addition, Stephenville, Erath County, Texas, located at the southeast corner of Virginia and McNeill Streets

 551.072 Deliberations about Real Property—536 acres out of the John W. Bradley, Daniel Bell, Edward Bond, James Conger, M.S. Crow, W.D. Richardson, M.J. Leech, Hancock C. Smith, and Ira Foster Surveys, situated in Erath County, Texas

 XVII. Action taken on matters discuss in executive session (if necessary)

 XVIII. Adjourn


Click here for the agenda packet.