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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 Special Meeting 01 14 15

City of Falfurrias

 
Lamar D. Martinez Sr., Mayor
Noel Bernal, City Administrator
Letty Garza, Mayor Pro-Tem
David Longoria, Alderman
Manuel Perez Jr., Alderman
Mae Saenz, Alderwoman
Roberto J. Villarreal, Alderman
 
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 SPECIAL MEETING, of the City Council, for the City of Falfurrias, County of Brooks, State of Texas, to be held on WEDNESDAY, January 21, 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 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: Approval of monthly bills.  
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
  • ITEM 4.) PRESENTATION – Presentation of Pan de Campo financial report by Bobby Saenz & Celia Salinas.
  • ITEM 5.) PRESENTATION – Presentation by Brook County Fair Association (BCFA) requesting financial assistance from Hotel Occupancy Fund for Brooks County Annual Fair.
  • ITEM 6.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERING – To discuss and vote on November financials for General Fund and Utility Fund.  
  • ITEM 7.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERING – RESOLUTION NO. XXX– A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF FALFURRIAS, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE SUBMISSION OF A MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM APPLICATION TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOR THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUND; AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ACT AS THE CITY’S EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE IN ALL MATTERS PERTAINING TO THE CITY’S PARTICIPATION IN THE TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM
  • ITEM 8.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERING – To discuss and vote on Interlocal Agreement between the City of Falfurrias and Brooks County for the 2015-2016 Multi-Jurisdictional Community Development Block Grant Program to construct 
  • ITEM 9.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERING – To discuss and vote on FY 2015 budget amendment for Utility Fund for street assessment study professional services and street repairs and maintenance and to approve task order for LNV Engineering Inc.  
  • ITEM 10.)  CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERING – To discuss and vote on issuing Request for Proposals (RFP) for 2014 City of Falfurrias Streets Project.   
  • ITEM 11.)  CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERING – To discuss and vote on golf course accounting costs and reimbursement for maintenance costs. 
  • ITEM 12.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERING – ORDINANCE – AN ORDINANCE AMENDING, MASTER FEE SCHEDULE OF THE CITY OF FALFURRIAS, PROVIDING FOR NEW WATER, SEWER, AND NATURAL GAS RATES AND FEES; SUPERSEDING CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, EFFECTIVE DATE, AND PROVIDING FOR RELATED MATTERS.
  • ITEM 13.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERING – To discuss and vote on submitting application to Texas Department of Agriculture 2015 Rural Internship Program.
  • ITEM 14.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERING – To discuss and vote on amending Interlocal Agreement between the City of Falfurrias and Brooks County for landfill services position.  
  • ITEM 15.) BRIEFING, DISCUSSION, AND DIRECTION CONCERNING – To discuss Brooks County ambulance services contract for possible Interlocal Agreement between the City of Falfurrias and Brooks County.
  • ITEM 16.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERING – To discuss and vote on resignation by Rolando Garza.  
  • ITEM 17.) NEWS AND INFORMATION – (Non-Action Items) 
  • ITEM 18.) 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 18th day of January, 2015 on the Bulletin Board at the City Hall Building.
                                                                               
 
____________________________                                       
Letty Garza, Mayor Pro-Tem
City of Falfurrias                   
                                                     
Attest:
 
_____________________________
Noel Bernal, City Administrator
                                                                                           
 
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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