PUBLIC HEARING ON TAX RATE FOR TAX YEAR 2023 AND REGULAR MEETING OF THE TOWN OF ANDERSON, GRIMES COUNTY, TEXAS, SEPTEMBER 14, 2023
Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing on Tax Rate for Tax Year 2023 and the Regular Meeting of the governing body of the Town of Anderson will be held on the 14th of September 2023, beginning at 7:00 PM at the Town Hall located at 415 Hill St, Anderson, TX 77830, at which time the following subjects will be considered, to wit:
1. Call meeting to order and establish quorum.
3. Pledges to the flags. “Honor the Texas Flag. I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible.”
5. Announcements and Staff Recognition
6. Public Comment
7. Mayor’s Update
a. Oct 7th Clean-up Day
b. Hight Speed Rail (HSR) Status
c. Main St Status
8. Consent Agenda All consent agenda items are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion and vote.
a. Approval of the August 10, 2023, Town Council Meeting Minutes
b. Approval of the August 21, 2023, Budget Workshop Minutes
c. Approval of the list of claims and bills
d. Approval of line-item transfers
9. Public Hearing Items
a. The Council will hear any public comments concerning the proposed tax rate for tax year 2023.
10. Reports: Informational reports only, no action to be taken.
a. Permit report
b. Wastewater plant report
c. Grants report
i. 2017 Harvey Grant
ii. ARPA Grant
iii. 2023-2024 CDBG
iv. CDBG MIT-MOD
v. Harvey Reallocation Funds
vi. Resilient Communities Program
11. Business: Discuss, consider, and possibly take action regarding:
a. Consider and take action to adopt a tax rate by Ordinance #164-23 for tax year 2023.
b. Discussion and possible action on enacting Cell Phone Use Policy
c. Discussion and possible action on participation in Trunk or Treat
d. Discussion and possible action on maturing sewer CD’s.
e. Discussion of FY 2024 budget and review plan to finalize in September.
f. Discussion and consider creation of Anderson Economic Development Commission.
g. Discussion and possible action on Anderson Christmas Tree lighting timing and decorations.
12. Executive Session
a. Convene into Executive Session pursuant to Sec. 551.072, Texas Government Code, to deliberate the purchase, exchange, or value of certain real property located within the limits of the Town of Anderson.
13. Return to Open Session and possible action on items discussed:
a. Reconvene into public session and take action as appropriate at the discretion of the Town Council regarding the purchase, exchange, or value of a certain parcel of real property located within the limits of the Town of Anderson.
14. Around Town
15. Discussion of agenda items for next scheduled meeting.
This meeting shall be conducted pursuant to the Texas Government Code Section 551.001 et seq. At any time during the meeting the Council reserves the right to adjourn into executive session on any of the above posted agenda items in accordance with the sections 551.071, and Section 1.05, Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct (Consultation with Attorney), §551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property), §551.073 (Deliberations about Gifts and Donations), §551.074 (Personnel Matters), and/or §551.087 (Economic Development). All items listed above are eligible for Council discussion and/or action.
I, the undersigned Town Clerk, do hereby certify that the above notice of the Regular Meeting of the above-named Town of Anderson is a true and correct copy of the said notice which was posted in the bulletin board at the front of the Town Hall, Anderson, Grimes County, Texas, on the 11th day of September 2023, at 3:15 p.m.