08-07-18 Notice of Special Called Meeting Minutes

The Madisonville City Council met in a Special called meeting Workshop on August 7, 2018 at 6:30 P.M. at 210 W. Cottonwood, Madisonville, Texas

Meeting called to order at 6:30 p.m.
Meeting called to order with the following members present:
William (Bill) Parten-Mayor
Russell Bailey-Mayor Pro tem
Chris McGilbra-Council Member-absent
Jerry Harper-Council Member
Lois Brown-Council Member
Dale Kovacs-Council Member
Camilla Viator- City Manager
Rosa Barrera-City Secretary
Krystal Carroll-Finance Director

  1. Mayor William (Bill) Parten called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.
    II. Invocation was given by Council member Lois Brown
    III. Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey led the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag and the Texas Flag with City Council and staff members
    IV. Visitors Forum-none

    (A.) Discussion on the Tax Rate
    City Council discussed the tax rate increase to a 0.6189. A four cent increase. Council member Harper, Kovacs and Mayor Pro Tem Bailey were In favor of increasing the rate four cents. Council member Brown opposed .
    Council member Harper mentioned that if possible to use that extra money on streets and building for next year

Council member Dale Kovacs adjourn the meeting at 6:45 p.m. Seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey with all Council members voting AYE motion carried
Rosa Barrera-City Secretary
William (Bill) Parten-Mayor