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The Lasater pure-breed jersey cattle was awarded throughout the United States

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 3/5/14

 

City of Falfurrias
 
  • Lamar D. Martinez Sr., Mayor
  • Letty Garza, Mayor Pro-Tem
  • David Longoria, Alderman
  • Manuel Perez Jr., Alderman
  • Mae Saenz, Alderwoman
  • Roberto J. Villarreal, Alderman
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  • Noel Bernal, City Administrator                                                                                  
  • Melinda Garza, City Clerk
  • Ricardo H. Soliz, Municipal Judge
  • Ramiro Gonzalez, Chief of Police
  • Roberto Gomez, Public Works Director 
  • Samuel Maldonado, Utilities Director
  • Homer Mora, City Attorney
 
NOTICE is hereby given of a REGULAR MEETING, of the City Council, for the City of Falfurrias, County of Brooks, State of Texas, to be held on WEDNESDAY, March 5, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at: Falfurrias Police Department Conference Room at 205 E. Allen St. Falfurrias, Texas 78355 for the purpose of considering the following numbered items.
 
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 Title 5, Chapter 551, of Texas Government Code and an amendments thereto.
 
  • ITEM 1.) CALL TO ORDER AND CERTIFICATION OF A QUORUM:
  • ITEM 2.) 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)
  • ITEM 3.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: Monthly bills. 
 
OLD BUSINESS
 
  • ITEM 4.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: Appointment of fifth member to the City of Falfurrias Utility Systems Advisory Board. 
  • ITEM 5.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: Ordinance No. 580 – AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE PERMITTING FOR ESTABLISHMENTS OPERATING CERTAIN GAME AND AMUSEMENT DEVICES IN THE CITY OF FALFURRIAS; AND PROVIDING FOR PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF ORDINANCE, SAVINGS AND SEVERABILITY CLAUSE FOR CONFLICTS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. 
  • ITEM 6.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: To evaluate and select proposal in response to City of Falfurrias Request for Proposals (RFP) for ambulance services.
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
  • ITEM 7.) Presentation on Falfurrias Security Force by Juan Gonzalez. 
  • ITEM 8.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: To establish budget for 3rd Annual 4th of July Celebration to include music, advertising, rodeo, and activities related thereto.
  • ITEM 9.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: Discussion and possible action on authorizing City Administrator to proceed with application process relating to a Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) loan for improvements to the City’s sewer system and directing City staff, the City Attorney, and Melden & Hunt Inc. to take appropriate action relating to such loan.
  • ITEM 10.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: To approve a $5,500 offer by Arnold Mireles 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 Jesse A. Grimes by Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson delinquent attorneys and approve a Resolution No.XXX. 
  • ITEM 11.) NEWS AND INFORMATION – (Non-Action Items) 
  • ITEM 12.) 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 28th day of February, 2014 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._______________, 2014
 
 
Signed: __________________
 
 
Title: ____________________
 
 

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