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Did you know Edward Cunningham Lasater was the Founder of Falfurrias

This is Falfurrias, Texas

Falfurrias is the county seat of Brooks County, Texas, United States. The town is named for founder Edward Cunningham Lasater's ranch, La Mota de Falfurrias. In 1893, the Falfurrias ranch was one of the largest in Texas at some 350,000 acres.

The city is centered around the intersection of U.S. Highway 281 and State Highway 285 and is approximately 81 miles southwest of Corpus Christi, 90 miles southeast of Laredo, and 36 miles south of Alice. Population was 6,200 as of 2010.


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Agenda Regular Meeting 7/17/13

 

 
TO THE PUBLIC – GREETINGS
 
Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting, of the City Council, of the City of Falfurrias will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the 17th of July, 2013, in the Conference Room in the Police Department Building located at 205 E. Allen Street in the City of Falfurrias, in Brooks County.
 
If during the course of this Council Meeting, the City Council should determine that a closed meeting or executive session of the Council is required, such closed meeting or executive session will be conducted during or soon after the commencement of the meeting covered by this notice. This closed meeting or executive session will follow the guidelines and subject matter as set forth under Chapter 551 of Texas Government Code and an amendments thereto.
 
At such Regular Meeting, the following subjects will be considered by the City Council of the City of Falfurrias, Texas
 
  1. CALL TO ORDER
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. CITIZEN COMMENTS:  This is the opportunity for visitors and guests to address the City Council on any issue. City Council may not discuss any presented issue, nor may any action be taken on any issue at this time. (Attorney General Opinion – JC 0169)
  4. Approval of monthly bills.  
  5. Approval of minutes. 
             
NEW BUSINESS
  • Recognition of volunteers, staff, and sponsors of “2nd Annual City of Falfurrias 4th of July Celebration and Rodeo”
  • Presentation of Certificates of Recognition
  • Photographs with volunteers and staff (please feel free to wear your t-shirts)
  • Photographs and Certificates of Appreciation to sponsors
  • Presentation by event Promoter and Chairperson
  • Financial report of event.
  • Discussion and possible action on June financials for General Fund and Special Revenue Funds.
  • Discussion and possible action on schedule for Saturday July 20, 2013 City of Falfurrias budget workshop.
  • Discussion and possible action on Resolution #409 authorizing the commencement of proceedings relating to the issuance refunding bonds; and other matters related thereto.
  • Discussion and possible action on Resolution #410 Authorizing the submission of a request to the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) authorizing an amendment to the loan commitment; and other matter related thereto.
  • Discussion and possible action on building inspector services. 
  • Discussion and possible action to approve a $4,200.00 offer by Gilbert Garza to purchase tax sale property on Lot 10, Block 1, Robert R. Scott Addition as described in Volume 100, Page 361, Deed Records of Brooks County, Texas belonging to Ruben G. Gonzalez, Leonarda Gonzalez, and Elizabeth Gonzalez by Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson delinquent attorneys and approve a Resolution #411.
  • News and Information – (Non-Action Items) 
  • Department Head Reports
  • Municipal Court 
  • Judge’s Report
  • Chief of Police – Police Department 
  • Report on status of equipment purchases
  • Presentation of new equipment if already arrived
  • Report on status of new vehicles & equipment for their use
  • Grant vehicle status
  • Purchased vehicles status
  • Report on Police Department Staffing.
  • Regular Meeting 7 17 2013        
 
Routine Monthly Reporting
  • Public Works Director 
  • Update on Parks improvements
  • Update on Streets assessment
  • COG Representative
  • Routine Monthly Reporting
  • City Clerk – Administration
  • Update on Property Tax Collections Consolidation.
  • Other reports as needed. 
  • City Administrator – General reports 
  • Update on Public Facilities Plan.
  • General report of projects.
 
Adjourn
 
Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who need assistance should contact Melinda Garza, City Clerk, at (361)-325-2420 two days prior to the meetings so appropriate arrangements may be made.
 
The undersigned officers certify that the foregoing notice was posted this 11th day of July, 2013 on the Bulletin Board at the City Hall Building.
 
____________________________
Anna M. Garcia, Mayor
City of Falfurrias
 
Attest:
 
_____________________________
Melinda Garza, City Clerk
 
                                                                                          This is to certify that this Agenda was posted on the glass front door of the City Hall office at _______P.M._______________, 2013
 
Signed: __________________
 
Title: ____________________
 
 

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