Government City Council Agendas October 11, 2016
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Regular Meeting
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 6:00 pm


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Trinidad, Texas, will hold a Regular Meeting at the Trinidad City Hall, 212 Park Street, Trinidad, Texas 75163, on the above date and time, for consideration and possible action on the following:



VISITORS/CITIZEN INQUIRY: In accordance with the Open Meeting Act, Council is prohibited from acting or discussing (other than factual responses to specific questions) any items brought before them at this time. No formal action can be taken on these items at this meeting. Discussion is limited to five (5) minutes per person.

WORK SESSION (no action to be taken on following agenda items)

1. Discuss outcome of inspection on oil and gas well by Brandon Skaggs with Fort Worth.
2. Report from Chief of Police on monthly violation activity and monthly code enforcement; possible noise ordinance revision
3. Report from City Administrator concerning monthly financial reports and monthly municipal court fines;
4. Report Public Works Director.

ACTION ITEMS: All of the following items on the Action Agenda are discussed by the council and will be individually enacted upon with a motion:

1. Consider and approve Resolution No. 2016-003, a Resolution recognizing November 7 - 11, 2016 as Municipal Court Week.
2. Consider and approve bid for construction of Trinidad Economic Development Phase II street project (Bids: Iron Horse Unlimited $296,600 and Texana Land & Asphalt $318,838.01).
3. Consider and accept Larry Estes' resignation as Mayor of the City of Trinidad.

Council Members Inquiry Time: Pursuant to Tex. Gov. Code Sec. 551.042 the Mayor or Council Members may inquire about a subject not specifically listed on this agenda. Responses are limited to a recitation of existing policy or a statement of specific factual information given in response to the inquiry. Any deliberation or decision shall be limited to a proposal to place the subject on the agenda of a future meeting.

Convene into executive session pursuant to Section 551.074, Tex. Gov't Code, to personnel matters.

Reconvene into open session to take action as appropriate in the Council's discretion regarding personnel matters.

Consent Agenda: All matters listed under Consent Agenda are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion. If discussion is desired, that item will then be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately.

a. Approval of payments of monthly invoices
b. Approval of the following minutes:

• September 6, 2016 Special Session
• September 13, 2016 Joint Session with TISD and EDC
• September 20, 2016


City of Trinidad

By: Terri R. Newhouse, City Administrator

IT IS HEREBY CERTIFIED that the above Notice of Meeting of the governing body of the above named City of Trinidad is a true and correct copy of said Notice and that I posted a true and correct copy of said Notice on the front window in the City Hall at 212 Park Street, Trinidad, Texas, a place convenient and readily accessible to the general public at all times, and said Notice was posted on October 7, 2016 at 4:00 o'clock p.m. and remained so posted continuously for at least 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.

Dated this the 7th day of October 2016.

City of Trinidad

By: Terri R. Newhouse, City Administrator