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Lasater ranch was at one time 380,000 acres making it one of the biggest in 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 Special Meeting 01 28 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 28, 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)
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
  • ITEM 3.) CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING – RESOLUTION NO. XXX– A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN APPLICATION TO THE TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT FOR 2015 RECREATIONAL TRAILS PROGRAM FUNDS TO DEVELOP THE FALFURRIAS TRAIL SYSTEM.
  • ITEM 4.)  CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING – To discuss and vote on authorizing the auctioning of surplus and salvage City equipment from City utilities, public works, and golf course through Apple Auctioneering Services.    
  • ITEM 5.)  CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING – To discuss and vote on issuing Request for Qualification (RFQ) for secondary legal services for City of Falfurrias. 
  • ITEM 6.) NEWS AND INFORMATION – (Non-Action Items) 
  • ITEM 7.) 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 23rd day of January, 2015 on the Bulletin Board at the City Hall Building.
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.
                                                                               
 
____________________________                                       
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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