TOWN OF CLINT, TEXAS
REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
200 N. SAN ELIZARIO RD., CLINT, TEXAS
September 3, 2020 – 5:30 P.M.
OPEN MEETINGS DURING COVID-19 EMBERGENCY 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (915) 851-3146, or submit their comment or question by emailing email@example.com. 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
IV. ROLL CALL; EXCUSE ABSENT COUNCIL MEMBERS
V. APPROVE AGENDA (September 3, 2020)
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.
IX. AGENDA ITEMS:
Council will consider and take action on the following:
A. Presentation by Silver Recycling, Inc. – Mayor Aguirre / Victor Forti Jr. – Accounts Executive
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
A. Discuss and take action to issue a request for proposals (RFP) for administrative services and requests for qualifications (RFQs) for engineering services related to the 2021-2022 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) – GrantWorks, Jerry Carvajal
B. Discuss and take action on Interlocal Agreement between the City of El Paso, Texas and The Town of Clint to provide public health, vector control and other services – Mayor Aguirre/Karl Rimkus – City of El Paso
C. Update on road repairs – Mayor Aguirre
D. Discuss and take action on a resolution to designate El Paso Times as the official newspaper for the Town of Clint for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021- Mayor Aguirre
E. Discuss and take action to authorize overtime for police officers – Chief Victor Perez
F. Public Hearing – Municipal Budget for 2020/2021 Fiscal Year – Town Accountant – Dianne Johnson
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:
X. EXECUTIVE SESSION:
A. Personnel Matter: Update on Chief Victor Perez investigation – Mayor Pro Tem Natasha Hernandez (551.074 and 551.071)
B. Personnel Matter: Discuss and take action on employment of Clint Police Officer Karla Lujan – Mayor Aguirre (551.074 and 551.071)
C. Personnel Matter: Discuss and take action on complaint regarding and performance of Mayor Aguirre – Mayor Pro Tem Natasha Hernandez/Alderwoman Patsy Franco (551.074 and 551.071)
Posted this 31st day of August 2020
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