Public Notice City Council Called Session and Work Session 7-25-19

Notice is Hereby given of a series of meetings consisting of a CALLED MEETING and WORK SESSION of the CITY COUNCIL of MOODY, TEXAS to be held July 25, 2019 at 5:00p.m. for the purpose of considering the below listed agenda items. All agenda items are subject to action. The Public is invited to be in attendance and participate in accordance with the Standing Rules of the Council. All persons need to be advised that only the members of the Council Bar may readily address the Mayor to speak. However, the Mayor may ask for comments from the audience on agenda items. The City Council reserves the right to meet in closed session on any agenda item should the need arise and if applicable pursuant to authorization by Title 5, Chapter 551, of the Texas Government Code.


1. ITEM FOR COUNCIL ATTENTION, DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION: Review and approval of the sale of struck off (property foreclosed upon for taxes and off the rolls) property located at 1401 Ave F.

2. ITEM FOR COUNCIL ATTENTION, DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION; Resolution authorizing the City Administrator to negotiate for issuing of Certificates of Obligation to finance the emergency waterline replacement.

3. ITEM FOR COUNCIL ATTENTION, DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION: Resolution Ordering the Election for filling expiring and vacant City Council Seats at the November General Election.

4. EXECUTIVE SESSION: The City Council may move from open public session to closed executive session to meet with Senior Staff and the City Attorney regarding property sales, contracts, and other legal action.

a. Legal consultation on City expansion efforts
b. Update on legal action underway and potential expansion of suits and other legal action.

5. ITEM FOR COUNCIL ATTENTION, AND POSSIBLE ACTION: Report of Executive Action and possible action regarding same.

6. ADJOURNMENT to Work session

City Council Work Sessions are meetings of the City Council with Staff, Legal Advisors, and other persons to discuss pending or possible issues and projects, receive reports, gather information, accept proposals and review potential plans and obligations of the City which may come before the Council in a Business Session. No action may be taken. No decisions may be made.

Topics of Discussion and Study for this Works Session:

A. Proposed General(Government Operations) Budget
B. Proposes Utility(Proprietary/Business Operations) Budget
C. Current, Past, and Potential Tax Rates and Changes
D. Future Annexation Possibilities
E. City Council Elections
F. Council Adjournment upon completing the Work Session.

Pursuant to Section 30.06, Penal code (trespass by license holder with a concealed handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government code (handgun Licensing law), may not enter this property with a concealed handgun.”

Pursuant to Section 30.07, Penal Code (trespass by license holder with an openly carried handgun), ), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government code (handgun Licensing law), may not enter this property with a handgun that is carried openly.”

En virtud de la Sección 30,06 , código Penal (intrusión de matrícula titular con una pistola oculta), el titular de la licencia en el subcapítulo H, capítulo 411, código de gobierno ley de licencias (pistola), no puede entrar en este establecimiento con una pistola oculta”.

En virtud de la Sección 30,07 , Código Penal (intrusión de titular de la licencia con una connotada lleva pistola), ), el titular de la licencia en el subcapítulo H, capítulo 411, código de gobierno ley de licencias (pistola), no puede entrar en esta propiedad con una pistola que abiertamente.”

Persons wishing to bring business before the City Council may request in writing to be placed on the agenda. Requests must be made at least 10 days prior to the regularly scheduled monthly City Council meeting held on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00PM. Presentations will be limited to five minutes unless approved by the City Council or prior arrangements are made. Oral or written questions, comments, or complaints may be made via the City Administrator’s Office during regular working hours Monday through Friday.

Open comments are taken at each regular scheduled monthly City Council meeting, however, ‘no’ deliberation or action shall be taken regarding these comments. Agenda items will not be spoken to or addressed during ‘Open Comments.’ ‘Open comments’ are intended to be a time of informal conversation between the citizens of Moody and their City Council. During open comments only one person may speak on any topic and will be limited to 2 minutes without a required rebuttal or any re-direct. Council members may ask questions or direct comments towards the speaker. Comments, issues, concerns, or complaints directed toward any individual city personnel by name(s) cannot be made in the ‘open comments’ section of the meeting and if desired such must be an approved agenda item requiring special consideration.

In compliance with the Americans with Disability Act, the City of Moody will provide for reasonable accommodations for persons attending City Council Meetings. To better serve you, requests should be received by the City 24 hours prior to the meetings. Please contact City Hall for assistance: 254-853-2134.

I, the undersigned authority, do hereby certify that the attached agenda of the City of Moody Council is a true and correct copy and that I did post a true and correct copy of said notice on the official bulletin board affixed to the outside of the Municipal Building, a place convenient and readily accessible to the public at all times, and said notice was posted on July 22, 2019 @ 5:00PM. and will remain posted continuously for at least 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting in accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.

______________________________________________ Date:______________________
William A. Sterling – City Administrator

JULY 25, 2019 AT 5:00PM

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