City of Timpson Notice of Meeting, March 15 Agenda (Updated)

March 11, 2022 - Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the governing body of the City of Timpson will be held on the 15th day of March, 2022 at 5:30 pm at Timpson 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.

5. Presentations & Recognitions/ Chamber of Commerce notices:

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.

Department/Committee Reports:

Public Works Report:

City Secretary: A drawing was held on February 25th for placement on the ballot. George Grace will be listed 1st, Teri Alexander 2nd, Tuffy Green 3rd, and Kenny Walker 4th.

*Early Voting begins April 25th at City Hall and ends May 3rd, weekdays only
*May 2nd and May 3rd are extended hours 7am – 7pm, other days are 8am – 5pm
*May 7th - Election Day, 7am – 7pm at the Timpson ISD Gym Foyer

7. 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 February 15, 2022
B) Consider approval of the Minutes from the Special Meeting held February 24, 2022
C) Consider approval of Financial Statement for the month of February, 2022
D) Consider approval of Accounts Payable for the month of February, 2022


8. Discuss and take action: Inter local Agreement between TISD and the City of Timpson to hold a General Election May 7, 2022.

9. Discuss and take action: Discuss and consider appointment of clerk/judge for the up-coming election.

10. Discuss and take action: Order of Notice, General Election to be held on May 7th, 2022 to elect two City Council Members and City Mayor.

11. Discuss and take action: Discuss and consider Mark Lawn Care’s request to increase the the monthly price from $1,475 to $1,650 due to the rise in costs for fuel, equipment and labor.

12. Discuss and take action: Discuss and Amend the 2021-2022 Electric Budget to reflect

A) additional income line for LAND SALE PROCEEDS  of $149,700 bringing the final revenue to $1,834,200 and  
B) Transfer of Funds from Electric to General - Street Improvements of $44,700 bringing total Expenditures and Transfers Out to $1,676,244. Total Change to Electric Fund brings PROFIT/INC IN FUND to $157,956.

13. Discuss and take action: Discuss and consider authorizing the mayor to review and enter into an agreement for pole attachment with Spectrum Gulf Coast, LLC. This agreement is needed in order to complete Charter Communications rural broadband expansion project, which is an initiative to expand broadband availability to unserved communities in Texas.

14. Discuss and take action:  Discuss and consider approval of the quote from NAFECO in the amount of $2,275.14 to repair Fire Truck #1.

15. 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.