City of Timpson Council Meeting Agenda for June 16th

Notice of Workshop/Interview meeting will be held on the 16th of June, 2020, 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm at the City Hall, 456 Jacob St., Timpson, TX.  No voting or actions will be made during this meeting.


Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the governing body of the above-named City will be held on the 16th day of June, 2020 at 5:30 pm at the City Hall, 456 Jacob Street, Timpson, Texas, at which time the following subjects will be considered, to-wit:  


    1.      Call to Order:


    2.      Invocation:


    3.      Pledge: United States Pledge, Texas Pledge             


    4.      Council Items:  Reports by the members of the City Council on matters not on the

       agenda will be made at this time.  A total, not to exceed 10 minutes will be devoted 

       to these reports.  Mayor to discuss CRF funds.


    5.      Presentations & Recognitions/ Chamber of Commerce notices:  6/13/19 Larry

       Burns celebrated his 26th year of service with the City of Timpson.


    6.      Citizens Input: This time is provided for members of the public to address the City

       Council on items that appear within the Consent and Action Items or a matter not

       listed on the agenda.  Each speaker is limited to 3 minutes.  A Citizens Input Form

       may be filled out and filed with the City Secretary prior to the meeting.  


    7.      Agenda Item:  Consider approval of the FY 2018 – 2019 AUDIT presented by

   Frank Campos.


    8.      Department/Committee Reports:


                  A.    Public Works Report:  Larry Burns


                  B.    Police Department Report:  Chief Graham


                  C.    Municipal Court Report:  For the month of May, there were 

    2 citations issued and  4 violations,  0 to juveniles, and 0 to minors. The total 

    amount generated for the City was approx. $2,387.31.


      D.   City Secretary:  The City office will be closed Friday, July 3rd for observance of 

  Independence Day.


     9.    Consent Agenda:  Items included under the Consent Agenda require little or no 

deliberation by the Council.  Approval of the Consent Agenda authorizes the       

City Secretary to proceed with the conclusion of each item as reflected in the   

Minutes of this meeting.


    1.  Consider approval of the Minutes from the Regular Meeting held on May 19, 2020

    2.  Consider approval of Financial Statement for the month of May 2020

    3.  Consider approval of Accounts Payable – May 2020

    4.  Consider approval of Resolution 2020616-3 for FEMA and CRF account, apply for

        and document need for Coronavirus Relief Fund, request funding from CRF and

        designating City Secretary as the POC for all paperwork, documentation and record-

        keeping for said funds. 

    1.   Ratify the emergency replacement of the fire hydrant by Duplichain in the amount

  of $3,000.




     10.    Discuss and take action:  Discuss and consider interviews and discuss hiring one or 

              two of the applicants for the public works position, designate the start date and pay rate.



 11.  Discuss and take action:  Review and approve the rate increase for the TML 

             insurance premium for city employees.   The current rate per month/per employee 

             is $598.86 and the new rate, effective October 1, will be $622.82  This is an 

             increase of $23.96 per employee and an increase to the City budget of

             approx. $2,500.00 for the year.  The increase per department will be:  

             Electric Dept - $862.56 (3 employees); W/S Dept - $862.56 (3 employees); 

             Gen Dept - $862.56 (3 employees).


        Executive Session: Section 551.074. Personnel Matters


 12.  Discuss: Status of Workers Comp with Henry Marx and his ability to return to work.




  13.  Discuss action: Regarding item 12.


  14.  Adjourn.


The Council reserves the right to retire into executive session concerning any of the items listed on this agenda whenever it is considered necessary and is legally justified under the Open Meetings Act.

This facility is wheelchair accessible and wheelchair parking is available.  Requests for accommodations or interpretive services must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting.  Please contact the City Secretary at 254-2421 for further information or needed assistance.


This agenda is posted as required under Government Code Section 551.041.  For more information or for a copy of the open meetings act, please contact the Attorney General of Texas at 1-800-252-8011 or the City Secretary at 936-254-2421.


City of Timpson



Debra Smith, Mayor




I certify that the above notice of meeting was posted on the bulletin boards at City Hall, 456 Jacob Street, Timpson, Texas on Thursday, June 11 , 2020.



Misty Burgess, City Secretary


I certify that the attached notice and agenda of items to be considered by the City Council was removed by me from the bulletin board in the City Hall and from the display case adjacent to the front door of City Hall on the _______day of, _______________2020.



Misty Burgess, City Secretary

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