Timpson City Council Budget Workshop; Special Called Meeting

September 27, 2017 - Notice is hereby given that a General Department Budget Workshop will be held immediately preceding the Special Called Meeting of the governing body of the above-named City. The workshop will begin at 5pm and will end promptly at 6pm on the 28th day of September, 2017. No action will be taken during the workshop. 

Notice is hereby given that a Special Called Meeting of the governing body of the above-named City will be held on the 28th day of September 2017 at 6pm at the City Hall, 456 Jacob Street, Timpson, Texas, at which time the following subjects will be considered, to-wit: 

Executive Session: Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071- Consultation with City Attorney, the City Council will meet in closed session to consult with the City Attorney regarding legal matters related to this Special Meeting.

Reconvene into Open Session

1. Discuss and take action: Ordinance 20170928-1A or 1B adopting the Final General Budget for fiscal year 2017-18. Note 1A includes staffing and operations for a police department with up to 3 officers; 1B does NOT include staffing or operations for a paid municipal police department.

2. Discuss and take action: Personnel changes (Reduction in Force) due to budgetary concerns in the General Budget for 2017-18. Required if Ordinance 1B is adopted.

3. Discuss and take action: Approve the 2017-18 Holiday Schedule.

4. Discuss and take action: The Council will CHOOSE either a COLA or Performance Rate ADJ; amount and effective date. See Handbook for details

5. Discuss and take action on Ordinance 1A – matters (if adopted)

5a. Discuss and possibly amend the handbook to specify scheduling requirements
5b. Discuss and possibly amend the handbook to specify time card requirements 
5c. Discuss and possibly amend the PD handbook – vacation policy
5d. Discuss and possibly hire a third officer; rate of pay; advertising; specify date of hire to be after 10/1/2017.
5e. Discuss and approve an agenda item for October 2017 for the purchase of a police vehicle – pricing/bids to be in by Oct 12, 2017.

6. Discuss and take action: Allow the City Secretary and Mayor to update any approved policy or personnel changes in the current Employee and Police Department handbooks.

Changes such as pay schedule, scheduling, holidays and vacations from any of the above Items.

7. Adjourn