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AGENDA
ELGIN CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2021
ELGIN PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNEX COUNCIL CHAMBERS
404 NORTH MAIN STREET
6:30 PM

Members of the public may watch the meeting at:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3OGBV_loV0Nr3AqM1jJTzA

I.

CALL TO ORDER

II.

ROLL CALL

III.

INVOCATION

IV.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

V.

PUBLIC HEARING

1.

Public Hearing on the Proposed FY21-22 Annual Budget and Ad Valorem (Property) Tax Rate for the City of Elgin

2.

Public Hearing On An Ordinance Amending The Official Zoning Map Of The City of Elgin, Texas Adopted In Chapter 46, Section 46-3, Revised Code of Ordinances City of Elgin, Texas, 2013 And Making This Amendment A Part Of Said Official Zoning Map To Wit: To Rezone Land From “R-2” Single Family and Duplex Dwelling District” to “C-2” General Commercial District Located At 301 S. Main St (AWAD ADDITION, LOT 2, ACRES 0.332), Being More Described In Exhibit “A”; And Providing For A Savings Clause And Repealing Conflicting Ordinances And Resolutions.

VI.

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.
VII.

CITY MANAGERS REPORT

1.

Introduction of New Cadets

2.

Texas Department of Agriculture Grant Contract 7220042 US Department of Housing and Urban Development Section 3 Presentation.

4.

Monthly Reports by Department

Monthly reports are a standard item that shows changes in the work load indicators for July 2020 and July 2021

5.

General Activity Report and/or Project Update

VIII.

CONSENT AGENDA

The Consent Agenda includes non-controversial and routine items that are considered to be self-explanatory by the City Council and will be enacted with one motion, one second, and one vote. Any member of the City Council may pull any item from the Consent Agenda in order that the City Council discuss and act upon it individually as a part of the Regular Agenda.

1.

City Council Regular Meeting Minutes - August 17, 2021

3.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH TRC ENGINEERS INC. FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AND CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION RELATED TO PROVIDING ENGINEEERING SERVICES FOR THE WATER WELL #17 PROJECT, AND MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS RELATED THERETO.

4.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS TO APPROVE A SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH BASTROP COUNTY TO PROVIDE DISPATCHING SERVICES TO THE ELGIN POLICE DEPARTMENT; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE SAID AGREEMENT

IX.

NEW BUSINESS

1.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS PLACING A PROPOSAL ON THE SEPTEMBER 21, 2021 COUNCIL MEETING TO ADOPT A 2021 TAX YEAR PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE THAT WILL EXCEED THE NO NEW REVENUE TAX RATE BUT DOES NOT EXCEED THE VOTER APPROVAL TAX RATE NOR THE DE MINIMIS RATE FOR THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2021 AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2022; CALLING A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE TO BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 21, 2021 AT 6:30 PM

2.

AN ORDINANCE LEVYING AD VALOREM TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS, FOR THE 2021-22 FISCAL YEAR; AND PROVIDING FOR THE INTEREST AND SINKING FUND FOR THE 2021 TAX YEAR.

3.

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND ADOPTING A BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2021, AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2022, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS AND THE ORDINANCES AND RULES OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS; APPROPRIATING THE VARIOUS AMOUNTS THEREOF, AND REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

4.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS ADOPTED IN CHAPTER 46, SECTION 46-3, REVISED CODE OF ORDINANCES, CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS, 2013 AND MAKING THIS AMENDMENT A PART OF SAID OFFICIAL ZONING MAP, TO WIT: TO REZONE TO C-2 GENERAL COMMERCIAL DISTRICT, THE PROPERTY BEING APPROXIMATELY 0.332 ACRES OF LAND AND BEING DESCRIBED IN EXHIBIT “A”, ATTACHED HERETO AND PROVIDING FOR A SAVINGS CLAUSE AND REPEALING CONFLICTING ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

X.

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.
1.

Adjourn into Executive Session pursuant to (1) Section §551.072 Deliberations about Real Property: to receive a staff briefing and deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of certain real property located at 114 Depot Street; and (2) Adjourn into Executive Session pursuant to Section §551.074 Personnel Matters: to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, or duties of a public officer or employee

XI.

RECONVENE

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

ANNOUNCEMENTS

XIII.

ADJOURMENT


The City Council may retire to executive session any time between the meeting’s opening and adjournment for the purpose of consultation with legal counsel pursuant to Chapter 551.071 of the Texas Government Code; discussion of personnel matters pursuant to Chapter 551.074 of the Texas Government Code; deliberation regarding real property pursuant to Chapter 551.072 of the Texas Government Code; deliberation regarding economic development negotiations pursuant to Chapter 551.087 of the Texas Government Code; and/or deliberation regarding the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation of security personnel or devices pursuant to Chapter 551.076 of the Texas Government Code. Action, if any, will be taken in open session. 

Attendance By Other Elected or Appointed Officials: It is anticipated that members of other city board, commissions and/or committees may attend the meeting in numbers that may constitute a quorum of the other city boards, commissions and/or committees. Notice is hereby given that the meeting, to the extent required by law, is also noticed as a meeting of the other boards, commissions and/or committees of the City, whose members may be in attendance. The members of the boards, commissions and/or committees may participate in discussions on the same items listed on the agenda, which occur at the meeting, but no action will be taken by such in attendance unless such item and action is specifically provided for on an agenda for that board, commission or committee subject to the Texas Open Meetings Act.

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, Jennifer Stubbs, 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 or before Friday, September 3, 2021, in accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code. 

 
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