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AGENDA
ELGIN CITY COUNCIL
VIRTUAL REGULAR MEETING
TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2020
CITY ANNEX COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 310 NORTH MAIN STREET
6:00 PM

In accordance with social distancing guidelines, the City Council meeting will not be open to the public.  Council Members will attend virtually. The meeting will be streamed live at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3OGBV_loV0Nr3AqM1jJTzA

Members of the public wishing to submit their written comments on a listed agenda item must submit their comments by emailing asanchez@ci.elgin.tx.us by 6:00 pm August 17, 2020, or calling 512-229-3222.


I.

CALL TO ORDER

II.

ROLL CALL

III.

INVOCATION

IV.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Individuals may request to speak on items on t​he agenda, and items not on the agenda, by requesting to speak during the meeting and under "PUBLIC COMMENT" and will be required to fill out a "PUBLIC COMMENT FORM" and present it, along with any material, handouts or information for Council, to the City Secretary prior to commencement of the Council meeting.  Speaker comments are limited to three (3) minutes.

No formal action can be taken by the City Council on items not posted on the agenda.  Items requiring a Public Hearing will allow a member of the public an opportunity to speak during the Public Hearing and does not require submission of a "PUBLIC COMMENT FORM."  Speakers must address their comments to the Mayor or Presiding Officer rather than to an individual Council Member or member of Staff.  All speakers must limit their comments to the specific subject matter noted on the "PUBLIC COMMENT FORM" and refrain from personal attacks or derogatory comments directed at any Council Member, member of Staff, other individual or group.
V.

PRESENTATION

VI.

CITY MANAGERS REPORT

1.

Update on City of Elgin Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Response and/or Impacts

2.

Review and discussion of schedule for adoption of the FY2020-21 Annual Budget and Property Tax Rate

3.

General Activity Report and/or Project Update

VII.

CONSENT AGENDA

All of the items on the consent agenda are considered to be self-explanatory by the Council and will be enacted with one motion, one second, and one vote.  There will be no separate discussion of theses items unless a council member removes an item from the Consent Agenda and places it on the New Business section for Discussion and action.
1.

City Council Virtual Regular Meeting Minutes - July 21, 2020 and August 4, 2020

VIII.

NEW BUSINESS

1.

Consider setting a date of September 1, 2020 for a Public Hearing on Tax Increase and vote on a proposed tax rate of .635663 per $100 valuation.

2.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS, ESTABLISHING A SOCIAL MEDIA COMMENTING POLICY FOR ALL CITY PLATFORMS INCLUDING FACEBOOK AND TWITTER: AND PROVIDING FOR RELATED MATTERS

3.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS AWARDING A BID FOR THE FM 1704 WASTEWATER EXTENSION PROJECT TO M&C FONSECA CONSTRUCTION COMPANY AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT FOR SAME IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,976,345.00 FOR CONSTRUCTION OF WASTWATER FACILITIES STIPULATED IN THE BID AND MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS RELATED THERETO.

4.

A RESOLUTION OF CITY OF ELGIN TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE AWARD OF AN ENGINEERING SERVICE PROVIDER CONTRACT FOR THE TEXAS GENERAL LAND OFFICE CDBG-MITIGATION 2015-2016-HURRICANE HARVEY COMPETITION GRANT.

IX.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

The City Council may announce that it will adjourn the public meeting at any time during the meeting and convene in Executive Session pursuant to Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code to discuss any matter as specifically listed on the agenda and/or as permitted by Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.
X.

RECONVENE

The City Council will return to open session for possible discussion and action as a result of the Executive Session
XI.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

XII.

ADJOURMENT


Notice of Assistance at Public Meetings, the City of Elgin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Elgin City Hall and Council Chambers are wheelchair accessible and special marked parking is available.  Persons with Disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance are requested to contact the City Secretary's Office at (512)229-3222.  Please provide forty-eight hours notice when feasible.

I, Amelia Sanchez, City Secretary for the City of Elgin, hereby certify this notice was posted at the City Hall Annex of the City of Elgin, Texas on or before Friday, August 14. 2020, in accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.        



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Amelia Sanchez, City Secretary