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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 12/03/14

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, December 3, 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.
  • ITEM 4.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: To approve October 22, 2014 special meeting minutes. 
  • ITEM 5.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: To approve November 5, 2014 regular meeting minutes. 
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
  • ITEM 6.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: To discuss and vote on 2015 City of Falfurrias Holiday schedule.
  • ITEM 7.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: To discuss and vote on October financials for General, Utility, and Special Revenue funds.
  • ITEM 8.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING: To discuss and vote on Comprehensive Compensation and Classification Study and Job Descriptions.  
  • ITEM 9.) BRIEFING, DISCUSSION, AND DIRECTION CONCERNING: To discuss luminarias decorations and lighting for Downtown and invite the public to participate on Christmas Eve.
  • ITEM 10.) EXECUTIVE SESSION – The council may enter into closed or executive session to discuss the following Texas Government Code Section 551.074 –Personnel Matter;
(1)To deliberate the appointment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline; or dismissal of a public officer or employee;
(a) To deliberate and discuss performance evaluation of City Administrator Noel Bernal. 
  • ITEM 11.) RETURN TO OPEN SESSION – (a) Consider and act upon items listed under Executive Session:
(a) Discussion and possible action on performance evaluation of City Administrator Noel Bernal. 
  • ITEM 12.) NEWS AND INFORMATION – (Non-Action Items) 
  • ITEM 13.) 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 26th day of November, 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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