1. Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the governing body of the above-named City will
be held on the 21 st day of April, 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:
2. 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.
5. Presentations & Recognitions/ Chamber of Commerce notices: City of Timpson
supported the Shelby County Children’s Advocacy Center by contributing $529.15 to
the agency.
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. Department/Committee Reports:
A. Public Works Report:
B. Police Department Report:
C. Municipal Court Report: For the month of March, there were 17
citations issued and 28 violations, 1 to juveniles, and 2 to minors. The total
amount generated for the City was approx. $4,553.52
D. City Secretary: Misty Burgess, Council Member Charleston Johnson completed
the Open Meetings Act and the Public Information Act on-line courses.
Notifications were mailed via certified letter, to Waste Connections informing of
the City’s non-renewal of the contract and acknowledgment of receipt was
received by the District Manager.

8. 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.
A. Consider approval of the Minutes from the Regular Meeting held on March 17, 2020
B. Consider approval of Financial Statement for the month of March, 2020
C. Consider approval of Accounts Payable – March, 2020
9. Discuss and take action: Discuss and consider received bids for the City lawn care
contract, effective April 22, 2020 thru April 21, 2021.
10. Discuss and take action: Discuss and consider approval of Resolution-396, authorizing
Execution of a letter of waiver for payments in lieu of taxes for the Housing Authority of
Timpson, that have accrued through March 31, 2020.
11. 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-

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, April 16, 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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