AURORA CITY COUNCIL
Thursday, February 2, 2017
REGULAR SESSION – 7:30P.M.
The Aurora City Council will meet in Regular Session, on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 7:30p.m. The Regular Session will be held at the Aurora City Hall located at 303 Derting Road, Aurora, Texas
SECTION 1: PROCEDURAL ACTIONS
1.1. CALL TO ORDER AND ANNOUNCE QUORUM IS PRESENT
1.2. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
SECTION 2: REPORTS/DECLARATIONS/ANNOUNCEMENTS/AWARDS
Pursuant to the Open Meeting Laws of the State of Texas, the Mayor, Council Members and City Staff may from time to time offer brief reports on a variety of topics of interest to the public.
2.1. Announcements and presentations by the City Administrator and Staff
2.2. Special presentations, introductions, awards, acknowledgements, etc.
2.3. Announcements and presentations by the Mayor, and/or City Council Members
2.4. Presentations and/or Communications from Boards, Commission and/or Committees
SECTION 3: CONSENT AGENDA
Consent Agenda Items are considered to be routine in nature and may be acted upon in one motion. Any item requiring additional discussion may be withdrawn upon the Consent Agenda by the Mayor, a Council Member, or the City Administrator and acted upon separately.
3.1. Approving both the Minutes and Financial Statement
SECTION 4: CITIZENS PRESENTATION
This time is set aside for any person having business before the Council, who is not scheduled on the agenda to speak to the Council. Please submit a complete Speaker’s Request Form to the City Staff prior to the meeting start time. All comments must be directed toward the presiding officer rather than an individual council member, or member of the city staff. Speakers are limited to a speaking time of THREE (3) Minutes. Each speaker must limit their comments to the subject matter listed on the Speaker’s Request Form and must refrain from personal attacks toward any individual.
COUNCIL IS PROHIBITED BY LAW TO COMMENT ON ISSUES BROUGHT TO THEIR ATTENTION DURING THE CITIZENS’ PARTICIPATION.
**Council may direct the City Staff to resolve the request, or direct the matter to be placed on a future agenda for deliberation (as defined by Chapter 551 of the Texas Local Government Code.) If you have a subject that may require council action you may inform the city staff, in writing, to be placed on a future agenda, at the discretion of the Mayor.
SECTION 5: ORDINANCES, RESOLUTIONS, DECLARATIONS
5.1. Resolution R-17.0201 – Calling the General Election
Council consideration and action on Resolution R-17.0201 calling the General City Election
SECTION 6: CONTRACTS / INTERLOCAL AGREEMENTS
6.1. Contract – Wise County Elections Office
Consider and take action on the Contract for Elections Supplies, Materials and Support from the Wise County Elections Office.
SECTION 7: CONSIDER ADJOURNMENT
Pursuant to Section 551.071 of the Texas Local Government Code, the council may convene in executive session to receive advice from the city attorney on any matter posted on the agenda. The City of Aurora does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. If you have a request for services that will make this program accessible to you please contact City Administrator, Dr. Toni Wheeler at 817.636.2783, at least 36 hours before the scheduled meeting time. The Aurora City Council routinely meets in Regular Session on the first Thursday of each month at 7:30p.m., with a Pre-Council Workshop at 7:00p.m. Any persons desiring an item be placed on the agenda for consideration should contact City Administrator, Dr. Toni Wheeler, at 817.636.2783, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com , no later than 72 hours before the scheduled meeting time. Any contact made after said time will result in matter being placed on a future agenda. The Mayor is the authority to determine what items shall be placed on the agenda.
|I, the undersigned authority, do hereby certify that the above notice of the meeting of the governing body of the City of Aurora is a true and correct copy of said notice. This agenda was approved via email, by Honorable Mayor Terry Solomon, on Sunday, January 29, 2017. This agenda was subsequently published on the AuroraTexas.gov website at 8:41a.m. on Monday, January 30, 2017. Furthermore, this agenda was posted this notice on the entrance to the Aurora City Hall on Monday, January 30, 2017 at 8:43a.m., a place which is convenient and readily accessible to the general public at all times. This notice remained posted for 72-consecutive hours before the scheduled time of said meeting.
Dr. Toni Wheeler, PhD, MPA, PMP – City Administrator/Secretary
Terry Solomon, Mayor
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