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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 7/16/14

 

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, July 16, 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.
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
  • ITEM 4.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: To discuss and possibly vote on accepting bid for City of Falfurrias 2014 Street Improvements Project.     
  • ITEM 5.) CONISDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: To discuss and vote on Ordinance No. 514 – AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF THE JUDGE OF THE MUNICIPAL COURT OF THE CITY OF FALFURRIAS, TEXAS: PROVIDING FOR THE TERM, AUTHORITY, COMPENSATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND REMOVAL.  
  • ITEM 6.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: To discuss and possibly vote on relocating municipal court operations to the Chamber of Commerce building. 
  • ITEM 7.) BRIEFING, DISCUSSION, AND DIRECTION CONCERNING: To discuss the operations of the Falfurrias Utilities Advisory Board as recommended by board members. 
  • ITEM 8.) BRIEFING, DISCUSSION, AND DIRECTION CONCERNING: To discuss workshop date(s) for comprehensive plan.  
  • ITEM 9.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: To discuss and vote on May financials for General, Special Revenue, and Utility Funds.
  • ITEM 10.) NEWS AND INFORMATION – (Non-Action Items) 
 
“At this time, the City Council and Staff will report/update on all Committee/Board assignments which may include, but is not limited to the following: Utilities Advisory Board, Coastal Bend Council of Governments, Heritage Museum Board, Falfurrias Golfer’s Association and Texas Municipal League. Staff reports include the following: Code Enforcement, Accounting & Finance – Financial & Investment Information, Monthly Financial Reports, Police Department – Grant Updates, Police Reports; Municipal Court – Monthly Collection Reports, Court Schedule; Public Works – Building Maintenance, Street Updates, Construction Updates; Utilities – Construction Projects; Park Services – Grant update (s), miscellaneous park projects; Administration – Workshop Schedule, Interlocal Agreements, Public Information, Hotel Occupancy Report, Downtown projects, Chapter 59 Project, Financial Advisor. No formal action can be taken on these items at this time.” 
 
  • ITEM 11.) 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 10th day of July, 2014 on the Bulletin Board at the City Hall Building.
 
____________________________
Lamar D. Martinez Sr., 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._______________, 2014
 
Signed: __________________
 
Title: ____________________
 
 

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