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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 5/21/14

 

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
 
  • 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, May 21 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)
 
NEW BUSINESS 
 
  • ITEM 3.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: To discuss canvassing of Election returns for City of Falfurrias May 10, 2014 General Election. 
  • ITEM 4.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: To Issue Certificates of Election to the newly elected members of the City Council.
  • ITEM 5.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: To Issue Oath of Office to newly elected members of the City Council. 
  • ITEM 6.) PRESENTATION: Presentation of SILVER award from Texas State Comptroller of Public Accounts for financial transparency.  
  • ITEM 7.) PRESENTATION: Presentation of Certificates for successful completion of Leadership Supervisory Course Training on May 8th and 9th by City of Falfurrias employees by Perry Hyden from Hyden Leadership Development, LLC. 
  • ITEM 8.) PRESENTATION: Presentation of $100,000 Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) Program award for Downtown Revitalization by Yvonne Garza from USDA.  
  • ITEM 9.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: Monthly bills.
  • ITEM 10.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: To discuss and possibly take action on General Fund and Special Revenue financials for the months of March.
  • 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 16th day of May, 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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