NOTICE OF CALLED MEETING 

THIS MEETING WAS POSTED PURSUANT TO THE TEXAS OPEN MEETING ACT V.T.C.A. GOVERNMENT CODE CHAPTER 551. THE CITY OF MADISONVILLE WILL HOLD A REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 AT 6:00 P.M. AT 210 W. COTTONWOOD MADISONVILLE, TEXAS

CITY OF MADISONVILLE

AGENDA

I.         CALL MEETING TO ORDER

II.        INVOCATION

III.       PLEDGES

IV.      VISITORS FORUM (3 MINUTES)

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 requests, an item be removed and considered separately

 (A.) Consider approval of the minutes as written for August 10, 2020, August 24, 2020 and September 8, 2020.

 (B.) Consider approval of Accounts Payable as written for the previous Month.

 (C.) Discuss and possible approval to authorize Linebarger Goggan Blair and Sampson, LLP to collect City property liens.

 (D.) Discuss and consider Resolution 116-2020 for approval of a contract with Linebarger Goggan Blair and Sampson, LLP for the collection of delinquent taxes. 

(E.)   Review and consider an Ordinance no. 837 of the City Council of the City of Madisonville, Texas, approving a negotiated settlement between the Atmos Cities Steering Committee (“ACSC”) and Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Division regarding the company’s 2020 rate review mechanism filing; declaring existing rates to be unreasonable; adopting tariffs that reflect rate adjustments consistent with the negotiated.

(F.) Discuss and possible approval  an Ordinance 838 amending the existing gas Franchise Ordinance between the City of Madisonville and Atmos Entergy Corporation.

(G.) Review and possible appointment of a candidate for Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool Board of Trustees Election

(H.) Discuss and consider amending Ordinance 78 Coin Operated Machines to include a City license fee for game rooms.

(I.)  Discuss and possible approval of extension of Disaster Resolution for another 30 days.

(J.) The City Council may enter into closed Executive Session to discuss the  following matters:

   VI.    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 551.087 (Economic Development).

RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION:

   VII.   Department Reports:   

  1. Municipal Court Report
    Contains warrants added/actual citations issued/monthly revenue

      2.  Police Department/ Animal Control Report
Brief report on citations issue for the month of August and racial
profiling report and count on dogs, cats, and adoptions

      3.   Fire Department Report
Report for the month of August on inside/outside fires of grass,
structures, drills, wrecks and the amount of total gas/diesel used

 4.   Public Works Department Report
Brief report on water/sewer and street for the month of August

      5.   Convention and Tourism Report
Brief report for the month of August

      6.   Code Enforcement Report
Report for the month of August

      7.   City Manager Report and Investment Report
Report for the month of August

 8.   Tax Collection Report for the City of Madisonville
A report of total taxes collected for the month of August

  9.   Future Agenda Items

VIII. Adjournment:     

I, ROSA BARRERA, CITY SECRETARY UNDERSIGNED AUTHORITY  DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE NOTICE  OF MEETING WAS  POSTED ON THE BULLETIN BOARD IN THE CITY HALL OF THE CITY OF MADISONVILLE TEXAS, A PLACE CONVENIENT AND READILY ACCESSIBLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AT ALL TIMES AND SAID NOTICE WAS POSTED ON THE FOLLOWING DATE AND TIME:________________________AT___________ AND REMAINED SO POSTED CONTINUOUSLY FOR AT LEAST 72 HOURS PRECEDING THE SCHEDULE TIME OF SAID MEETING.

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CITY SECRETARY, CITY OF MADISONVILLE, TEXAS

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I CERTIFY THAT THE ATTACHED NOTICE AND AGENDA ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE CITY COUNCIL WAS REMOVED FROM THE CITY BULLETIN BOARD ON ________DAY OF _________________, 2020.

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