Regular City Council Meeting, Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

City of Alpine

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Regular City Council Meeting, Tuesday, January 21st, 2014, 6:00 P.M.
Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Alpine, Texas will hold a
Regular meeting at 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 in the Council
Chambers, at 803 West Holland, in the City of Alpine, Texas for the purpose of
considering the attached agenda. This notice is posted pursuant to the Texas Open
Meetings Act. (Section 551.043, Texas Government Code).

PUBLIC NOTICE – THE USE OF CELLULAR PHONES AND SOUND ACTIVATED
PAGERS ARE PROHIBITED IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS DURING
MEETINGS OF THE CITY COUNCIL.

Members of the audience will be provided an opportunity to address the Council
before agenda items are discussed. The audience is also allowed to comment
during the discussion of the agenda items with the Council. Please speak into the
microphone located at the podium and state your name and address. If you have a
petition or other information pertaining to your subject, please present it to the
City Secretary. State law generally prohibits the Council from discussing or taking
any action on any issue not included on the agenda, but, if appropriate, the
Council may schedule the topic for future discussion or refer the matter to staff.
NO PERSONAL ATTACKS ON COUNCIL MEMBERS OR CITY STAFF WILL BE
ALLOWED.

Agenda

1. Call to Order, Invocation and pledge of allegiance to the flag ––
2. Determination of a quorum and proof of notice of the meeting –
3. Presentations, recognitions and proclamations –

A. Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest Junior Troop 333 will be observing
the council meeting with their troop leader Lizette Holguin. (E. Zimmer, CM)

B. Recognize four recent retirees from the City of Alpine – Joel “Pee
Wee” Muniz, Joe Luis Ramirez, Rodolfo Monclova and Ramon Lujan.
(A. Rangra, Mayor)

4. Reports –

City Mayor’s Report –
City Attorney Report –
City Manager Report –
City Staff Updates –

Deborah Pattison, Interim Finance Director
Robert Polanco, Code Enforcement
Judge Schlosser, Municipal Judge
Russell Scown, Chief of Police
Virgil Clark, Interim Utilities Director
Randy Guzman, Gas Department Manager
Martha Latta, Recycling Coordinator
Hector Ramirez, Director of Public Works
Johnny Galvan, Airport Manager

5. Citizens Comments (on agenda items) –

6. Public Hearings –

7. Consent Agenda – (Minutes, Financial reports, Department written reports, board appointments, etc.) –

A. Discuss and Consider approval of the minutes of November 18th, 19th and 25th , 2013 (A. Rangra, Mayor)

B. Approve accounts payable. (E. Zimmer, CM)

8. Information or Discussion items –

A. CO 2011 and Texas Parks and Wildlife Grant (E. Zimmer)
$15,000 to be paid to Atlantis Aquatic Group from expense account
24.621.0500 for filtration and chlorination system to finish
swimming pool.

9. Action items to be accompanied by a brief statement of facts, including
where funds are coming from, if applicable. (Action items limited to 15 per
meeting.)

10. Citizen’s Comments (limit 3 minutes) –

11. Council Member’s Comments and Answers –

12. Executive Session – Pursuant to Subsection 551.071, Consultation with Attorney

A. Review Attorney General’s visit with City Manager. (E. Zimmer, CM)

13. Action- Executive Session – Pursuant to Subsection 551.071, Consultation with Attorney

A. Any action, if needed, concerning Attorney General visit. (E. Zimmer, CM)

14. Adjournment –

I certify that this notice was posted at 5:15 P.M. on January 17th, 2014, pursuant
to Texas Open Meetings Act (Texas Government Code Section 51.043).This facility
is Wheel Chair accessible and accessible parking space is available. Requests for
accommodations or interpretive services must be made 48 hours prior to this
meeting. Please contact the City Secretary’s Office at (432)837-3301 or fax
(432)837-2044 for further information.
_______________________________
Margaret “Molly” Taylor, City Secretary

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