The Madisonville City Council met in a regular council meeting on January 13, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at 210 W. Cottonwood, Madisonville, Texas

Meeting called to order at 6:00 p.m.

Meeting called to order with the following members present:
William (Bill) Parten-Mayor-absent
Russell Bailey-Mayor Pro Tem
Chris McGilbra-Council Member
Brady Taylor-Council Member
Lois Brown-Council Member
Jessie Jaenicke-Council Member
John Bankhead-City Attorney
Camilla Viator- City Manager
Rosa Barrera- City Secretary

I. Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
II. Invocation was given by Councilmember Chris McGilbra
III. Chief Herbert Gilbert led the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag and  the Texas Flag with Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey and City Council, staff members and visitors
IV.       VISITORS FORUM (3 MINUTES) No one
V.         CONSENT AGENDA

All consent agenda items are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by a motion.  There will be no separate discussion on these items unless a Council Member so request, in which event the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered in its normal position on the agenda.

 (A.) Approval of the minutes as written for December 9 , 2019 Councilmember Lois Brown moved to approve the minutes as written. Seconded by    Councilmember Chris McGilbra with each Councilmember voting AYE motion carried 

 (B.) Approval of Accounts Payable as written for the previous month
Couciimember Chris McGilbra moved to approve the Accounts Payable as written. Seconded by Councilmember Llois Brown with each Councilmember voting AYE  motion carried.

 (C.) Review and consider Resolution 105-2020 the Investment Policy of the City of Madisonville.
Councilmember Lois Brown moved to approve  Resolution 105-2020 the     Investment Policy of the City of Madisonille. Seconded by Councilmember    Jessie Jaenicke with each Councilmember voting AYE motion carried.     

(D.)  Review and consider Resolution 107-2020 regarding a Finance contract for the purpose of procuring camera system and excavator.
Councilmember Brady Taylor moved to approve Resolution 107-2020          regarding a Finance contract for the purpose of procuring camera system and excavator. Seconded by Councilmember Chris McGilbra with each           Councilmember voting AYE motion carried.

 (E.) Discuss and consider approving Section 8.12 Maternity leave in the Personnel Policy to add as follows: After one year of employment, a City of Madisonville employee may use up to a total of 12 weeks unpaid leave during any 12 month period due to the birth or adoption of a child. Written notice must be given 30 days prior to scheduled leave date.
Councilmember Chris McGilbra moved to approve Section 8.12 Maternity    leave in the Personnel Policy. Seconded by Councilmember Brady Taylor with each Councilmember voting AYE motion carried.

Mayor Pro Tem at this moment took the time to welcome the Jr. City Council

 (F.) Review and possible action on appointing Melissa Hinojosa on the Planning & Zoning Commission.
Councilmember Jessie Jaenicke moved to appoint Melissa Hinojosa on the    Planning & Zoning Commission. Seconded by Councilmember Lois Brown   with each Councilmember voting AYE motion carried

VI. Department Reports:
1. Municipal Court Report
2. Police Department/ Animal Control Report
3. Code Enforcement Report
4. Fire Department Report
5. Public Works Department Report
6. Convention and Tourism Report
7. City Manager Report and Investment Report  
8.  Tax Collection Report for the City of Madisonville
      City Council went over briefly of all the reports
9.  Future Agenda Items
     Vest (safety)

VII. Adjournment:

Councilmember Lois Brown moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:27p.m. Seconded by Councilmember Chris McGilbra with each Council member voting AYE motion carried                                                                   

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                                                                                 William (Bill) Parten – Mayor

ATTEST:

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Rosa Barrera – City Secretary