Brownwood City Council to Meet Tuesday Morning

The Brownwood City Council will meet Tuesday morning, September 27, at 9:00 am at City Hall. On the agenda:

1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Invocation
4. Items to be withdrawn
5. Introductions, Announcements, and Recognitions

6. Citizen Presentations
Any citizen who desires to address the City Council on a matter not included on the agenda may do so at this time. The City Council may not deliberate on items presented under this agenda item. To comply with the provisions of the Open Meetings Act, the Council respectfully requests that prior to addressing Council that each person submit a citizen presentation form that is located at the entryway to the Council Chambers, stating your name, address, and topic of presentation. All presentations are subject to a five (5) minute time limit.

7. Approval of Minutes
A. Regular Called Meeting, September 13, 2022
8. Claims and Accounts

9. Requests and Presentations

A. Hear a presentation from Lisa Dick about moving the Health Department to 305 Booker Street and using City and County ARP A funds for the renovation.
B. Consider authorizing a budget amendment for an HVAC replacement at the Lehnis Train Museum.
C. Consider accepting the grant award of $111,428.57 from the 2021 Assistance to Firefighters Grant and purchase equipment from Stryker Corporation in the amount of $117,026.04.
D. Consider authorizing the purchase of a lift station package unit from Hydro Source Services, Inc. at a cost of $30,754.58.

10. Ordinances and Resolutions
A. Consider an ordinance on first/final reading updating the salary, longevity pay, and certification pay for all Civil Service – Firefighters and Police Officers.
B. Consider an ordinance on first reading regulating outdoor lighting.
C. Consider a resolution approving ten new capital leases with Citizens National Bank and assigning a property tax pledge.
D. Consider a resolution denying Oncor’s requested electric rate increase.
11. Agreements and Contracts
A. Consider authorizing the Mayor to sign a Hotel Occupancy Tax Service Agreement with the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce.
B. Consider authorizing the Mayor to sign a lease with BNSF Railway Company for approximately 4 acres of land on Washington Street for the development of a parking lot, contingent upon changing the commencement date to October 1, 2022, or later.
12. Appointments
A. Consider appointments and reappointments to the Brownwood Municipal Development District Board, Transportation Museum Board, and the Planning and Zoning Commission.
13. Consent Agenda
A. Consider ratification of the Brownwood Municipal Development District Board to approve a Building Improvement Incentive Program grant to Elliot Kirk not to exceed $20,000 for a property located at 2512 Belle Plain.
B. Consider ratification of the Brownwood Municipal Development District Board to approve a Building Improvement Incentive Program grant to Gabs Holdings, LLC, not to exceed $15,000 for a property located at 3104 Highway 3 77S.
C. Consider ratification of the Brownwood Municipal Development District Board to approve a Building Improvement Incentive Program grant to Tracy Tucker not to exceed $20,250 for a property located at 707 Center Avenue.

14. Reports
A. Budgetary Control Report

15. Executive Session:
The City Council may convene into a closed executive session in the Haynes Conference Room, pursuant to the provisions of the Open Meetings Law, Chapter 551, Government Code Vernon’s Annotated, in accordance with the authority contained in the following section:

Section 551.071 – Consultation with Attorney
A. Discuss Industrial District Agreements

16. Action as a result of the Executive Session
Council may take any action deemed necessary as a result of the Executive Session.

17. Adjournment