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Did you know the First citrus fruit packing plant in the state was located in 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 03/04/15

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, City Foreman
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 4, 2015 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 any 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: Approval of monthly bills.
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
  • ITEM 4.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING – PROCLAMATION – A PROCLAMATION IN SUPPORT OF TRI-COUNTY REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT COALITION. A REGIONAL MODEL FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.
  • ITEM 5.)  CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING – To discuss and vote on accepting bid for the City of Falfurrias Tony Lemus Tennis Courts Rehabilitation Project from Teni Trak, Inc. of $89,831.70.
  • ITEM 6.)  CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING – To discuss and vote on accepting Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for City of Falfurrias legal services. 
  • ITEM 7.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING – ORDINANCE N0. 2014-017– Discussion and possible action on amendments to Ordinance.
  • ITEM 8.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING – To discuss and take possible action on permits issued under Ordinance No. 2014-O-017 to VIP game room and Heart’s Venture.
  • ITEM 9.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING – To discuss and vote on Interlocal Agreement between the City of Falfurrias and Brooks County for Veteran’s Services to possibly subsidize Veteran’s Officer Ismael Ortiz.
  • ITEM 10.)  CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING – To discuss and vote on authorizing use of Brooks County Sheriff’s Office antenna and repeater on City’s elevated storage tank.
  • ITEM 11.)  CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING – To discuss and vote on authorizing policy academy training sponsorship of Rey Regalado at Del Mar College. 
  • ITEM 12.)  CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING – To discuss and vote on hiring Police Department employee as recommended by City Administrator.    
  • ITEM 13.)  CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING – To discuss and vote on accepting letter of resignation from City Administrator Noel Bernal. 
  • ITEM 14.) NEWS AND INFORMATION – (Non-Action Items) 
  • ITEM 15.) 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 27th day of February, 2015 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., _______________, 2015.
 
 
Signed: _____________________________
 
 
Title: _______________________________
 

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