03-26-20 Special Called Meeting Minutes

The Madisonville City Council met in a Special called meeting on March 26, 2020 at 6:00 P.M. at 210 W. Cottonwood, Madisonville, Texas

Meeting called to order at 6:00p.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 Jessie Jaenicke

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. ) Extension of the order No. 1 Emergency disaster declaration.

Mayor Pro Tem  Russell Bailey mention that if the citizens don’t follow the    recommendations then the City Council will moved to the next step. City Manager   stated” No confirm cases” have been reported at this point.

Motion was made by Councilmember Jessie Jaenicke on the extension of the order No. 1 Emergency Disaster Declaration. Seconded by Councilmember Chris    McGilbra. With each Councilmember voting AYE motion carried.

   (B.)     Discuss and consider The City of Madionville protocol concerning the rapidly  changing events in our community concerning COVID-19.

City Manager asked City Council to passed a sick time policy procedure in reference to the  COVID-19 virus. City Council also directed the  City Manager to  check  the temperature to all city employees before they start working.

Motion was made by Councilmember Jessie Jaenicke. Seconded by Councilmember  Lois Brown. With each Councilmember voting AYE motion carried.    

  CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION: for possible action resulting from items discussed in executive session. The City Council for the City of Madisonville reserves the right to  adjourn into executive session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above, as authorized by Texas Government Code Sections 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney) 551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property), 551.073 (Deliberations about Gifts and Donations), 551.074 (Personnel Matters), 551.076  (Deliberations about Security Devices) and 551.086 (Economic Development.)      


Councilmember Jessi Jaenicke adjourn the meeting at 6:12 p.m. Seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey with each Councilmember voting AYE motion carried


                                                                                                     ____________________________ ___________________________                            William (Bill) Parten-Mayor

    Rosa Barrera-City Secretary