City of Joaquin Regular Meeting and Budget Workshop, August 21

City council to discuss hiring City Marshall, improvements to city park, tax rates, and budget

A regular meeting of the Joaquin City Council will be taking place on Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. Members of the City Council will discuss and possibly take action on hiring a new City Marshall for the town, improvements to the city park, an approval for litter removal assistance from Shelby County, as well as a the discussion on new tax rates and budget revisions for the 2018 - 2019 calendar year. 

The Joaquin City Council will also be holding a budget workshop at 5 p.m. before the regular meeting to discuss the upcoming budget for the 2018 - 2019 calendar year. 

CITY OF JOAQUIN REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING AGENDA - August 21, 2018

The City Council of Joaquin will meet in regular session Tuesday, August 21, 2018

6:00 p.m. at The Joaquin City Hall located at 124 North Preston, Joaquin, Texas.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

  1. Call to order, establish quorum & welcome guest.
  2. Invocation & Pledge of Allegiance.
  3. Open Forum.
  4. Council approval of the previous month’s minutes.
  5. Monthly Reports:
  1. City Secretary- Administrative updates.
  2. Utility Billing Manager Report -- Monthly receipts.
  3. Public Works Manager-Update – Departmental Updates
  4. Water Department-Update—Ongoing Water Projects
  1. Council approval on Payment of Bills.
  2. Discussion & Council Action on hiring a City Marshal. 
  3. Discussion & Council Action improvements to the City Park.
  4. Discussion & Council Action on designated persons eligible for access to City Safety Deposit box (Texas State Bank).
  5. Discussion & Council Action on presentation of 2018 property tax rates & scheduling adoption of new tax rates.
  6. Discussion & Council Action on selection of grant administration firm for application and administration services related to the 2019-2020 TxCDBG Community Development Fund.
  7. Discussion and Council Action on Budget Revisions- Item: Sludge Disposal, Drug Testing, Election, Equipment, Fuel, Lab fees, Postage & Delivery, Accounting & Audit, and General Supplies.
  8. Discussion & Council Action on referral of Southern Street etc. Railroad ROW issue to attorney for the city.
  9. Discussion and Council action on approval for request of litter removal assistance from Shelby County.
  10. Adjournment.

CITY OF JOAQUIN SPECIAL BUDGET WORKSHOP SESSION AGENDA - August 21, 2018

The City Council of Joaquin will meet in Special Budget Workshop session Tuesday, August 21, 2018  5:00 p.m. at The Joaquin City Hall located at 124 North Preston,

Joaquin, Texas.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

  1. Call to order, establish quorum & welcome guest.
  2. Budget Discussions.
  3. Adjourn