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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 10/16/13

 

 
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 16th of October, 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 18, 2013 regular meeting minutes. 
  6. Review and possible action on September 23, 2013 budget workshop minutes.
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
  • Presentation of newly appointed City of Falfurrias Police Department Lieutenant Balde Lozano. 
  • Discussion and presentation on status of City of Falfurrias 2013-2033 Comprehensive Plan. 
  • Discussion and possible action on September financials for General Fund and Special Revenue Funds.
  • Discussion and possible action on Interlocal Agreement with Brooks County for Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
  • Discussion and possible action on Interlocal Agreement with Brooks County for Landfill Services. 
  • Discussion and possible action on City of Falfurrias website contract with Graphitiks Advertising Design Inc. 
  • Discussion and possible action on eCivis Grants Professional Services Agreement.
  • Discussion and possible action on Resolution #419 to apply for a Flood Protection Planning Study Grant to the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB).  
  • Discussion and possible action on appointing Collective Bargaining negotiators between the City of Falfurrias and the Falfurrias Police Officer’s Association (FPOA).
  • Discussion and possible action to approve a $2,500.00 offer by Maria Gonzalez to purchase tax sale property on Lot 13, Block “N”, Maupin Addition as described in Volume 22, Page 471, Deed Records of Brooks County, Texas belonging to Felipe Hernandez by Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson delinquent attorneys and approve a Resolution #420.
  • Discussion and possible action to approve a $550.00 offer by Robert L. Biel to purchase tax sale property on Lot 11, Block 2, Juan B. Ramirez Subdivision as described in Volume 99, Page 393, Deed Records of Brooks County, Texas belonging to Juan Daniel Reyna by Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson delinquent attorneys and approve a Resolution #421.
  • Discussion and possible action to approve a $2,600.00 Rachal Addition as described in Volume 35, Page 39, Deed Records of Brooks County, Texas belonging to Simon Treviño by Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson delinquent attorneys and approve a Resolution #422.
  • Discussion and possible action to approve a $1,500.00 offer by Esmeralda B. Rodriguez to purchase tax sale property on Lot 8, Block 33, Original Townsite Addition as described in Volume “A”, Page 161, Deed Records of Brooks County, Texas belonging to Tomasita G. Barrera by Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson delinquent attorneys and approve a Resolution #423.
  • Discussion and possible action to approve a $4,000.00 offer by Maria A. Lopez to purchase tax sale property on Lot 5,6, and 7  Block 12, Falfurrias Addition No. 1 as described in Volume 225, Page 491, Deed Records of Brooks County, Texas belonging to Rosa Maria Longoria by Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson delinquent attorneys and approve a Resolution #424. 
 
22. 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 11th day of October, 2013 on the Bulletin Board at the City Hall Building.
 
____________________________
Letty Garza, 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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