The Madisonville City Council met in a regular council meeting on March 9, 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
Russell Bailey-Mayor Pro Tem
Chris McGilbra-Council Member
Brady Taylor-Council Member
Lois Brown-Council Member
Jessie Jaenicke-Council Member
Camilla Viator- City Manager
Rosa Barrera- City Secretary

I. Mayor William (Bill) Parten 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) none

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 February 10, 2020 and February 25, 2020

    Councilmember Chris McGilbra moved to approve the minutes as written. Seconded by Councilmember Jessie Jaenicke with each Councilmember voting AYE motion carried 

 (B.) Approval of Accounts Payable as written for the previous month

         Couciimember Lois Brown moved to approve the Accounts Payable as written.  Seconded by Councilmember Jessie Jaenicke with each Councilmember voting AYE motion carried.

Mayor Parten mentioned that “We don’t have all the information right now,” the following items will be in a Special Called Meeting March 16, 2020.

(C.) Presentation by U.S. Capital Advisors  LLC, financial advisor to the City as to Tax & Revenue Certificates of Obligation, Series 2020 (the “Certificates”

Councilmember Jessie Jaenicke moved to postpone this item. Seconded by   Councilmember Lois Brown. All voted AYE.

(D.) Consideration and possible action to award sale of Certificates to selected  winning bidder under terms and conditions approved by the City.

Councilmember Jessie Jaenicke moved to postpone this item. Seconded by Councilmember Chris McGilbra. All voted AYE.

(E.) Consideration and possible action to approve an Ordinance 830       authorizing the issuance of “City of Madisonville,Texas Tax & Revenue   certificates of obligation series 2020”; Specifying the terms and features of said certificates; providing for the payment of said certificates of obligation by the levy of an AD Valorem tax upon all taxable property within the City; and a pledge of certain net revenues  not to exceed $5,000.00 from the operation of the City’s waterworks and sewer system; and resolving other matters incident and  relating to the issuance, payment, security, sale and delivery of said certificates, including the approval and execution of a paying Agent/Registrar agreement and a Certificate Placement Agreement; and  providing an effective date

Councilmember Lois Brown moved to  postpone this item.Seconded by      Councilmember  Jessie Jaenicke. All voted AYE

(F.) Consideration and possible action to approve Certificate Placement Agreement and Investment Letter as to sale of Certificates.

Councilmember Chris McGilbra moved to postpone this item. Seconded by   Councilmember Lois Brown. All voted AYE

(G.) Consideration and possible action to authorize Mayor, Mayor Pro Tem, City Secretrary, City Manager and/or other City officials to execute and deliver such certificates, agreements, affidavits, notices and documents as may be necessary to proceed with the issuance and sale of the Certificates and authorizing said Mayor, Mayor Pro Tem, City Secretary, City Manager and/or other City officials to take such action as may be necessary for the issuance and sale of said Certificates.

Councilmember Lois Brown moved to postpone this item. Seconded by         Councilmember  Jessie Jaenicke. All voted AYE

(H.)  Discussion on soccer field lights.

Council briefly discussed about soccer field lights, Mayor  Parten  stated        that “we need to get a plan and moved forward to get the lights on this soccer fields”.

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
     Plan for soccer fields
     Ideas to improve our community (March 31 & April 2 at Kimbro Center) 6pm-8pm

VII. Adjournment:

Councimember Jessie Jaenicke moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:26p.m. Seconded by Councilmember Lois Brown 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