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Did you know the First citrus fruit packing plant in the state was located in 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 9/18/13

 

 
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 18th of September, 2013, in the Conference Room at the Police Department 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. Review and possible action on September 4, 2013 regular meeting minutes. 
  6. Review and possible action on September 10, 2013 budget workshop minutes.
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
  • Presentation by Alex Aguilar on Iron Horse Bike Rally. 
  • Presentation by Brenda Gonzalez from Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services on Early Childhood Intervention (ECI). 
  • Discussion and possible action to approve request for Hotel Occupancy Tax funding for “Pan De Campo” Celebration.
  • Discussion and possible action to authorize the City of Falfurrias Police Department to participate in the Judicial Enforcement Team consisting of Falfurrias Police Department, Brooks County Sheriff’s Office and 79th District Attorney’s Office.
  • Discussion and possible action on August financials for General Fund and Special Revenue Funds.
  • Discussion and possible action to approve Depository Contact Banking Services.
  • Discussion and possible action on designating Ruben Villa as Building Official for City of Falfurrias as per Ordinance #570.
  • Discussion and possible action on advertising for one (1) Administrative Assistant position for Falfurrias Municipal Court.
  • Discussion and possible action to approve a $4,100 offer by Reynaldo Cabrajal & Pamela Cabrajal to purchase tax sale property on Lot 88, Block 1, Original Townsite of City of Falfurrias, as described in Volume 112, Page 69, Deed Records of Brooks County, Texas from Joe B. Garcia to Alonzo Cavazos by Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson delinquent attorneys and approve Resolution #411.
  • Discussion and possible action to approve a $4,620 offer by Carlos Ruiz Jr. & Martha Ruiz to purchase tax sale property on Lot 1, Block C, Maupin Addition, an addition to the City of Falfurrias, as described in Volume 112, Page 805, Deed Records of Brooks County, Texas from Audelia Z. Villarreal to Carlos Villarreal Jr. by Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson delinquent attorneys and approve Resolution #412.
  • Discussion and possible action to approve a $4,620 offer by Maria Ruiz to purchase tax sale property on Lot 1, Block C, Maupin Addition, an addition to the City of Falfurrias, as described in Volume 1, Page 32, Deed Records of Brooks County, Texas belonging to Placido Domingo by Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson delinquent attorneys and approve Resolution #413.
  • Discussion and possible action to approve a $5,400 offer by Ramiro Barrera Jr. to purchase tax sale property on Lot 15, Block 16, Miller Brothers Addition, an addition to the City of Falfurrias, as described in Volume 75, Page 419, Deed Records of Brooks County, Texas belonging to Jessie A. Grimes by Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson delinquent attorneys and approve a Resolution #415.
  • Discussion and possible action to approve a $1,350 offer by Enrique Garcia to purchase tax sale property on Lot 5, Block 20, Dashiell Addition, an addition to the City of Falfurrias, as described in Volume 127, Page 57, Deed Records of Brooks County, Texas belonging to Roselyn Myers by Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson delinquent attorneys and approve Resolution #416.
 
News and Information – (Non-Action Items) 
Department Head Reports
 
a) Municipal Court
b) Chief of Police
c) City Foreman 
d) Fire Marshal
e) COG Representative
f) City Clerk
g) City Administrator
 
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 30th day of August, 2013 on the Bulletin Board at the City Hall Building.
 
____________________________ 
Anna M. Garcia, Mayor Pro-Tem
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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