TOWN COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARING AND REGULAR MEETING Monday, September 18, 2023 06:00 PM Fulton Council Chambers, 201 N. 7th Street

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – U.S. Flag and Texas Flag

OBSERVE A MOMENT OF SILENCE/PRAYER

CLOSE REGULAR MEETING

OPEN PUBLIC HEARING

CLOSE PUBLIC HEARING

OPEN REGULAR MEETING

CITIZENS TO BE HEARD (PUBLIC FORUM)

Public participation is valued and at this time, comments limited to three (3) minutes will be taken from persons who have signed the Speaker’s Card located on the table inside the Council Chambers and delivered to the City Secretary before the meeting begins.  Written comments received by submission to the City Secretary in person or emailed to citysec@fultontexas.org by 3:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting, on any subject matter that is not on the agenda, will be read and summarized in the minutes of the meeting.  Persons wishing to address the Council and who have registered using the Speaker’s Card will have up to three (3) minutes to speak.  In accordance with the Open Meetings Act, Council may not discuss or take action on any item that has not been posted on the agenda.  While civil public criticism is not prohibited; disorderly conduct or disturbance of the peace as prohibited by law shall be cause for the chair to terminate the offender’s time to speak.

CONSENT AGENDA

All consent agenda items listed are considered to be routine by the Town Council and will be enacted by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a council Member so requests, in which event the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the agenda.

ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION

CLOSED SESSION

The Town Council may elect to go into closed session pursuant to Chapter 551, Government Code on any Agenda item where appropriate and particularly Sections 551.071 (consultation with attorney) and 551.074 (personnel matters), Government Code.  

OPEN SESSION

Discuss/Approve/Disapprove any and all action necessary with regard to the preceding matter(s). 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

EXECUTIVE SESSION - PUBLIC NOTICE is given that the Town Council may elect to go into executive session at any time during the meeting in order to discuss any matters listed on the agenda when authorized by the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Texas Government Code.  If the Council elects to go into executive session regarding an agenda item, the section or sections of the Open Meetings Act authorizing the executive session will be publicly announced by the Mayor.  The Council may deliberate and take action in open session on any issue that may be discussed in executive session.

ADJOURNMENT

NOTICE

This facility is wheelchair accessible and accessible parking spaces are available. Requests for accommodations or interpretive services must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting. Please contact the City Secretary’s office at 361/729-5533 or by email at citysec@fultontexas.org for further information.  Braille Is Not Available.  The Town of Fulton reserves the right to convene into Closed Session under Government Code 551.071-551.074 and 551-086.

CERTIFICATION

I certify that the above notice of meeting was posted at Town Hall, 201 N. Seventh Street, Fulton, Texas, on Friday, September 15, 2023, at 4:00 p.m., and at the U.S. Post Office located at 301 Cactus Street, Fulton, Texas.  I further certify that the following News Media were properly notified of this meeting as stated above: The Rockport Pilot.

/S/ Stephanie Garcia, City Secretary