REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING- Agenda. Jan 26, 2021

Jan 22, 2021 | Regular Town Council Meeting

AGENDA
TOWN OF CLINT, TEXAS
REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
200 N. SAN ELIZARIO RD., CLINT, TEXAS
January 26, 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/


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.

I. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
III. INVOCATION
IV. ROLL CALL; EXCUSE ABSENT COUNCIL MEMBERS
V. APPROVE AGENDA (January 26, 2021)
VI. OPEN FORUM:
An open forum will be held for the purpose of allowing the public an opportunity to voice opinions regarding any issues before this Town Council. Those wishing to address the Council are asked to limit their concerns to three minutes, to allow others in the audience an opportunity to speak as well. Council is prohibited from voting on any item that is not shown on the agenda for this meeting.

VII. TOWN MATTERS
A. POLICE REPORT – Activity for the month of December 2020 – Interim Chief – Rose Hernandez
B. MUNICIPAL COURT REPORT – Activity for the month of December 2020 – Court Clerk Denise Perez
C. TOWN FINANCIALS – Report on Town Financials for December 2020 – Town Accountant – Dianne Johnson

VIII. AGENDA ITEMS:
Council will consider and take action on the following:

PRESENTATIONS:  None

          OLD BUSINESS:  ITEMS TABLED FROM PREVIOUS MEETING:  
           (Recommend some items or all items be postponed to next meeting)

A. Discuss and take action on proposed rental contract for Clint Community Center – Alderman David Bynum
B. Discuss and take action to discuss an Interlocal Agreement with San Elizario for Code Enforcement – Alderman David Bynum
C. Update on town street repairs from Socorro – Mayor Aguirre
D. Discuss and take action on creating a waiver for protecting the town from law suits by any employee – Mayor Aguirre

NEW BUSINESS:
A. Discuss and take action on recommendation from Planning and Zoning Commission regarding application to rezone the following property: Valley Ranch 2, legally described as containing a portion of Track 15A Block 22, save and except a portion Grant of Easement recorded in volume 230, page 122, San Elizario Grant, Town of Clint, El Paso County, Texas containing 27.711 acres, from currently zoned as A (Agriculture) to R-1 (Single Family Residential) – Owner Carlos Garcia/JCGAR Ventures). – Mayor Aguirre/ Planning & Zoning Commissioner – Addam Hernandez
B. Discuss and take action on approving to start bidding for reconstruction of Fenter Rd. – Huitt Zollars – Mayor Aguirre/Huitt Zollars – Alejandra Gallegos
C. Discuss and take action on complaint from resident Carmen Aldaz on construction of rock wall – Mayor Aguirre
D. Introduction of Clint reservists – Mayor Aguirre/Interim Chief Rose Hernandez
E. Discuss and take action on salary and back pay of Interim Chief Rose Hernandez – Mayor Aguirre
F. Discuss and take action on proposed pay raise for Clint Police Officers – Mayor Aguirre/Interim Chief Rose Hernandez
G. Discuss and take action regarding Third Amendment to Interlocal Subrecipient Grant Agreement with the County of El Paso extending the term to December 20, 2021 – Mayor Aguirre/Mayor Pro Tem David Bynum
H. Discuss and take action on raising the amount of petty cash to $300.00 – Mayor Aguirre
I. Discuss and take action on speed humps/bumps on Main St. and Brown St. – Mayor Aguirre
J. Discuss and take action on Clint street lights – Mayor Aguirre/Alderman Danny Medrano
K. Discuss and take action on acquiring bids to purchase heating and cooling unit for Clint Community Center – Mayor Aguirre
L. Discuss and take action on employee holiday schedule – Mayor Aguirre

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:
IX. EXECUTIVE SESSION:
A. Personnel Matter: Complaint regarding and performance of Mayor Aguirre –
(551.071 Consultation with Attorney and 551.074 Personnel Matter)
B. Pending Litigation: Claim against the Town of Clint under Texas Defamation Mitigation Act – (551.071
Consultation with Attorney)
C. Discuss and take action on not continuing with Bojorquez Law Firm representing the town of Clint – Mayor Aguirre
D. Discuss and take action on pay raise for administration employees – Mayor Aguirre
E. Discuss and take action on proper procedure on issuing permits for the town of Clint – Mayor Aguirre

X. ADJOURNMENT:

Posted this 22nd day of January 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