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AGENDA
ELGIN CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING 
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2020
ELGIN PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNEX, 404 NORTH MAIN STREET
7:00 PM

Pursuant to the suspension of various provisions of the Texas Open Meetings Act implemented by Governor Greg Abbott on March 16, 2020 due to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), the Elgin City Council will be simultaneously conducting its meeting both in-person and virtually by video/audio conferencing. Members of the public may attend the meeting in person, but overall attendance may be limited due to social distancing requirements. Members of the public may also watch the virtual meeting at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3OGBV_loV0Nr3AqM1jJTzA

Members of the public who wish to address the Council under Public Comments or on a particular agenda item may do so in person. Members of the public may also submit their written comments on a particular agenda item or under Public Comments in advance of the meeting by emailing asanchez@ci.elgin.tx.us by 6:00 pm September 7, 2020.

All such comments will be entered into the record at the meeting. Members of the public having any questions in this regard should call 512-229-3222.



I.

CALL TO ORDER

II.

ROLL CALL

III.

INVOCATION

IV.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

V.

PUBLIC HEARING

1.

Public Hearing on the Proposed FY20-21 Annual Budget and Ad Valorem (Property) Tax Rate for the City of Elgin

VI.

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.
VII.

CITY MANAGERS REPORT

1.

Review and discussion of the proposed City of Elgin FY20-21 Annual Operating Budget as presented by the City Manager, including but not limited to possible discussion of all departments, operations, functions, personnel, infrastructure, facilities, taxes, and tax rates; and all revenues, and expenditures related thereto

2.

General Activity Report and/or Project Update

VIII.

NEW BUSINESS

1.

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND ADOPTING A BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2020, AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2021, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS AND THE ORDINANCES AND RULES OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS; APPROPRIATING THE VARIOUS AMOUNTS THEREOF, AND REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

2.

AN ORDINANCE LEVYING AD VALOREM TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, TEXAS, FOR THE 2020-21 FISCAL YEAR; AND PROVIDING FOR THE INTEREST AND SINKING FUND FOR THE 2020 TAX YEAR AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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, September 4, 2020, in accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.        



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Amelia Sanchez, City Secretary