Government City Council Agendas February 2, 2017 Special Session
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Special Session
Thursday, February 2, 2017 5:30 pm


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council will hold a Special Session 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. Mitch Rose - placing railroad size car to lock building materials in while redoing home.
2. Sheila Turner - use of Community Center a couple of hours two times a week for craft projects and sewing.
3. Discuss future plans on bringing more revenue into the city.

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. 2017-001, complying with Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968.
2. Consider and approve adopting Section 3 policy that will provide job training, employment and contracting opportunities for Section 3 residents and Section 3 businesses of the areas in which the program/project is being carried out.
3. Consider and approve adopting Section 504 Self Evaluation and Grievance Procedures providing for prompt and equitable resolution of complaints alleging any action prohibited by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development regulations.
4. Consider opening a Building Fund account with $100 from General Fund.
5. Consider and approve Ordinance No. 2017-002, updating to 2012 International Building Code.

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.


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 January 30, 2017, 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 30th day of January 2017.

City of Trinidad

By: Terri R. Newhouse, City Administrator