AGENDA – April 29, 2021 – 5:30 PM

Apr 27, 2021 | Regular Town Council Meeting

 AGENDA

TOWN OF CLINT, TEXAS

 REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

200 N. SAN ELIZARIO RD., CLINT, TEXAS

April 29, 2021 – 5:30 P.M.

OPEN MEETINGS DURING COVID-19 EMERGENCY DISASTER PERIOD: 

After declaring a state emergency on March 16, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott temporarily suspended certain requirements of the Texas Open Meetings Act that require governmental officials and the public to be physically present at the public meeting location in order to reduce face-to-face contact and mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

The Town Council and staff will participate in this meeting in person at the Community Center located at 200 N. San Elizario Road, or via telephone conference.

Participation by members of the public is welcome.  Members of the public may participate in the telephone conference, by calling the number provided below:

1 (701) 802-5167

Access Code:  6552724

To participate in Open Forum or to comment on any item on the agenda, interested members of the public MUST sign up prior to the meeting by emailing townofclint@sbcglobal.net or by calling (915) 851-3146, or submit their comment or question by emailing townofclint@sbcglobal.net.  Comments or questions will be read during the Open forum or the appropriate agenda item.

An electronic copy of the meeting agenda materials will be posted on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/clinttx/

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A PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD AND COUNCIL WILL DISCUSS AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION ON THE FOLLOWING AGENDA.  THE COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO RETIRE INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION CONCERNING ANY OF THE ITEMS LISTED ON THE AGENDA WHENEVER IT IS CONSIDERED NECESSARY AND LEGALLY JUSTIFIED UNDER THE OPEN MEETING ACT, CHAPTER 551, TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE

  1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  • INVOCATION
  1. ROLL CALL; EXCUSE ABSENT COUNCIL MEMBERS
  2. APPROVE MINUTES (March 25, 2021)
  3. APPROVE CERTIFIED AGENDA OF EXECUTIVE SESSION (March 25, 2021)
  • APPROVE AGENDA (April 29, 2021)
  • OPEN FORUM:

Public Forum:  Members of the public are invited to speak during Public Forum on items that are not on the City Council Agenda.  Comments regarding agenda items shall be held until the agenda item is being discussed and the presiding officer calls for comments from the public.  Comments during Public Forum are limited to 3 minutes per speaker.

  1. TOWN MATTERS
  2. POLICE REPORT – Activity for the month of March 2021 – Interim Chief – Rose Hernandez
  3. MUNICIPAL COURT REPORT – Activity for the month of March 2021 – Court Clerk Denise Perez
  4. TOWN FINANCIALS – Report on Town Financials for March 2021 – Town Accountant – Dianne Johnson
  • AGENDA ITEMS:

Council will consider and take action on the following:                            

              OLD BUSINESS:  ITEMS TABLED FROM PREVIOUS MEETING: 

  1. Discussion on proposed Interlocal Agreement with Lower Valley Water Dist., El Paso County Water Improvement District, El Paso County Water Improvement Dist. #1 and Huitt Zollars for the reconstruction project of Fenter Rd. – Mayor Aguirre
  2. Discussion on committee created on options for protection of weight scale at El Paso Cotton Valley Assoc., 13209 Richfield, Clint, Texas – Alderman Adan Ruiz

NEW BUSINESS:

  1. Discuss and take action to accept Mayor Pro Tem David Bynum resignation as alderman at large – Mayor Aguirre
  2. Discuss and take action on process for filling the vacancy of Alderman – Mayor Aguirre/Attorney Sylvia B. Firth
  3. Discuss and take action to appoint one alderman to serve as Mayor Pro Tempore for a term of one year – Mayor Aguirre
  4. Discuss and take action on appointing Alderman Adan Ruiz and Mayor Aguirre to oversee Police Dept. – Mayor Aguirre/Adan Ruiz
  5. Discuss and take action on Thomas Parks volunteering to help with the Policy and Procedures for Maintenance Dept., Police Dept. and Office Clerks – Mayor Aguirre
  6. Discuss and take action on appointing an Alderman/Alderwoman to oversee Maintenance Dept. and Town Hall – Mayor Aguirre/Alderwoman Cynthia C. Ortiz
  7. Discuss and take action on creating an Ordinance prohibiting signage placed on city property – Mayor Aguirre
  8. Discuss and take action on creating an Ordinance prohibiting ATV’s in the Town of Clint – Mayor Aguirre/Clint Resident-Ruben Trejo
  9. Discuss and take action on raising business permit fees for year 2022 – Mayor Aguirre
  10. Update on streetlight replacements – Mayor Aguirre
  11. Discuss and take action on hiring Maintenance Dept. worker for the Town of Clint – Mayor Aguirre
  12. Discuss and take action on Police Officers working 7 days out of the week – Mayor Aguirre
  13. Discuss and take action on hiring Rosalie Dominguez to serve as Code Enforcer for the Town of Clint – Mayor Aguirre/Alderwoman Cynthia C. Ortiz

 Executive Session:  The Town Council will retire in executive session pursuant to sections 551.071-551.076, Texas Government Code, to discuss any of the following:

 EXECUTIVE SESSION:

  1. Employee Evaluation – Tomas Rodriguez – Mayor Aguirre/Alderman Adan Ruiz

 The City Council of the Town of Clint may recess into EXECUTIVE SESSION pursuant to the Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapter D, under Article 551.071 – Consultation with Attorney; 551.072 – Deliberation Regarding Real Property 551.073 – Deliberation Regarding Gifts and Donations; 551.074 – Personnel Matters; 551.076 – Deliberation Regarding Security Devices and 551.087 – Deliberation Regarding Economic Development

 ADJOURNMENT:

Posted this 26th day of April 2021                                                    

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                                                                                                               Susie Rodriguez/Town Clerk

 In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Town of Clint will provide for reasonable accommodation for persons attending meetings.  Requests for auxiliary aids and services must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting by calling the City Clerk at (915) 851-3146