Special Meeting-August 13, 2020 – 5:30 P.M.

Aug 13, 2020 | Regular Town Council Meeting

AGENDA
TOWN OF CLINT, TEXAS
REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
200 N. SAN ELIZARIO RD., CLINT, TEXAS
August 13, 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 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 (August 13, 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:

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 regarding options to change ordinance on building regulations – Mayor Aguirre
B. Discuss and take action on proposed rental contract for Clint Community Center – Alderman David Bynum
C. Review, discuss and take action on draft Policy & Procedures Manual for the use of Maintenance Staff – Alderwoman Patsy Franco
D. Discuss and take action on the prohibited use of Town resources by staff or council for political activities – Alderwoman Patsy Franco
E. Discuss and take action on hiring new attorney – Mayor Aguirre/Mayor Pro Tem Natasha Hernandez

NEW BUSINESS:
A. Discuss and take action on approval of the FY2020 Budget for El Paso County 9-1-1 District – Scott Calderwood – 911 Executive Director
B. Discuss and take action to approve Bid & Construction Documents for reconstruction of Robert Alvarez (TxCDBG Grant 7219079) – Mayor Aguirre
C. Update regarding interlocal agreement with City of Socorro for street project – Alderwoman Patsy Franco
D. Discuss and take action on proposal from Quest Contracting on road repair on Fenter Rd. – Mayor Aguirre
E. Discuss and take action on selection of project engineer to assist Town and prepare bid for road repair on Fenter Rd. – Mayor Pro Tem Natasha Hernandez
F. Discuss and take action on park agreement with Tropicana Subdivision – Mayor Pro Tem Natasha Hernandez
G. Discuss and take action on update on Town of Clint website – Alderwoman Patsy Franco
H. Discuss status of police reservists for Clint Police Dept. – Chief Victor Perez
I. 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 – Asst. City Attorney – Bertha Ontiveros
J. Discuss and take action on reconsidering the USDA funded Multi-Purpose Center – Mayor Aguirre / Mayor Pro Tem Natasha Hernandez
K. Discuss and take action on annexing Athena West area into Clint city limits – Alderwoman Patsy Franco
L. Discuss and take action on use of Town of Clint logo/seal – Alderwoman Patsy Franco
M. Update and take action on CARES Act expenditures – Alderwoman Patsy Franco
N. Discuss and take action on creating a city manager position – Alderwoman Patsy Franco
O. Discuss and take action to accept the tax appraisal rolls for tax year 2020 – Mayor Aguirre
P. First Reading on the Proposed 2020 Tax Rate and Ordinance to Levy for the Town of Clint – Town Accountant Dianne Johnson/Asst. City Attorney Bertha Ontiveros
Q. Discuss and take action on submission of the No-New Revenue Tax Rate and Voter-Approval Tax Rate for FY 2020-2021 and action on Proposed FY2020-21 Tax Rate for publication of notice – Town Accountant Dianne Johnson/Asst. City Attorney Bertha Ontiveros
R. Discuss and take action on Workshop regarding the Proposed Fiscal Year 2020 Budget for the Town of Clint – Town Accountant Dianne Johnson/Asst. City Attorney Bertha Ontiveros
S. First reading of extension to continue Emergency Declaration of Disaster and First Reading of Ordinance to reenact and continue Ordinance No. 153 Instituting Emergency Measures due to a Public Health Emergency – Asst. City Attorney Bertha Ontiveros
T. Discuss and take action on Texas Gas Service’s request for approval of gas purchase hedging – Asst. City Attorney Bertha Ontiveros
U. Discuss and take action on scheduling date for next council meeting – Town Clerk Susie Rodriguez

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: Duties and Evaluation on Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Worker and Court Clerk – Alderwoman Patsy Franco (551.074 and 551.071)
B. Personnel Matter: Performance of Police Chief – Mayor Aguirre (551.074 and 551.071)

XI. ADJOURNMENT:

Posted this 10th 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