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AGENDA
ELGIN CITY COUNCIL
SPECIAL EMERGENCY MEETING
WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2020
CITY ANNEX COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 310 NORTH MAIN STREET
4:30 PM

This notice of an Emergency Meeting of the City Council of Elgin, Texas is posted pursuant to Government Code §551.045. An emergency or an urgent public necessity exists because immediate action is required by the City Council to combat the spread of COVID-19 in the City, which is a world-wide pandemic.

In accordance with social distancing guidelines, the City Council meeting will not be open to the public. Council Members will attend virtually.  The meeting will be streamed live at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3OGBV_loV0Nr3AqM1jJTzA

Members of the public wishing to submit their written comments on a listed agenda item must submit their comments by emailing the city secretary at asanchez@ci.elgin.tx.us or by calling 512-229-3222 by 2:00 pm July 1, 2020.


I.

CALL TO ORDER

II.

ROLL CALL

III.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Individuals may request to speak on items on t​he agenda, and items not on the agenda, by requesting to speak during the meeting and under "PUBLIC COMMENT" and will be required to fill out a "PUBLIC COMMENT FORM" and present it, along with any material, handouts or information for Council, to the City Secretary prior to commencement of the Council meeting.  Speaker comments are limited to three (3) minutes.

No formal action can be taken by the City Council on items not posted on the agenda.  Items requiring a Public Hearing will allow a member of the public an opportunity to speak during the Public Hearing and does not require submission of a "PUBLIC COMMENT FORM."  Speakers must address their comments to the Mayor or Presiding Officer rather than to an individual Council Member or member of Staff.  All speakers must limit their comments to the specific subject matter noted on the "PUBLIC COMMENT FORM" and refrain from personal attacks or derogatory comments directed at any Council Member, member of Staff, other individual or group.
IV.

CITY MANAGERS REPORT

V.

NEW BUSINESS

1.

AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE PURSUANT TO ARTICLE III, SECTION 13 OF THE ELGIN HOME RULE CHARTER, THIS IS AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE DECLARING THAT A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY EXISTS BECAUSE OF THE WORLD-WIDE COVID-19 PANDEMIC; ESTABLISHING REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO THE POSTING OF A PUBLIC NOTICE BY COMMERCIAL ENTITIES AND THE WEARING OF FACE COVERINGS AND PROVIDING FOR A SAVINGS CLAUSE AND REPEALING CONFLICTING ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

VI.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

The City Council may announce that it will adjourn the public meeting at any time during the meeting and convene in Executive Session pursuant to Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code to discuss any matter as specifically listed on the agenda and/or as permitted by Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.
VII.

RECONVENE

The City Council will return to open session for possible discussion and action as a result of the Executive Session
VIII.

ADJOURMENT


Notice of Assistance at Public Meetings, the City of Elgin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Elgin City Hall and Council Chambers are wheelchair accessible and special marked parking is available.  Persons with Disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance are requested to contact the City Secretary's Office at (512)229-3222.  Please provide forty-eight hours notice when feasible.

I, Amelia Sanchez, City Secretary for the City of Elgin, hereby certify this notice was posted at the City Hall Annex of the City of Elgin, Texas on the 30th day of June, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., in accordance with Section 551.043 of the Texas Government Code.        



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Amelia Sanchez, City Secretary