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CALL TO ORDER AND ANNOUNCE A QUORUM IS PRESENT
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Comments will be taken from the audience on non-agenda related topics for a length of time, not to exceed three (3) minutes per person. Comments on specific agenda items must be made when the item comes before the Council. To address the City Council, please complete the white card and present it to the City Secretary prior to the meeting. No Action May be Taken by the City Council During Public Comments.
Submitted by: Scott Moore, City Manager
All of the following items on the Consent Agenda are considered to be self-explanatory by the Council and will be enacted with one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless requested by the Mayor or a Council Member; in which event, the item will be removed from the consent agenda and considered separately.
Submitted by: Lluvia T. Almaraz, City Secretary
Submitted by: Scott Moore, City Manager
Submitted by: Scott Dunlop, Assistant Development Services Director
The City Council will now Convene into executive session pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 551 Texas Government Code, in accordance with the authority contained in:
- Section 551.071, Texas Government Code, and Section 1.05, Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct to consult with legal counsel regarding Manor Apartments;
- Sections 551.071, and 551.087, Texas Government Code, and Section 1.05, Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct to consult with legal counsel regarding Manor Springs;
- Section 551.071, Texas Government Code, and Section 1.05, Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct to consult with legal counsel regarding the EPCOR Wholesale Water Agreement; and
- Section 551.071 and Section 551.087, Texas Government Code to deliberate on the acquisition of real property
The City Council will now reconvene into Open Session pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 551 Texas Government Code and take action, if any, on item(s) discussed during Closed Executive Session.
In addition to any executive session already listed above, the City Council reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above, as authorized by Texas Government Code Section §551.071 (Consultation with Attorney), §551.072 (Deliberations regarding Real Property), §551.073 (Deliberations regarding Gifts and Donations), §551.074 (Personnel Matters), §551.076 (Deliberations regarding Security Devices) and §551.087 (Deliberations regarding Economic Development Negotiations).
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
In accordance with Section 12.04 (Conflict of Interest) of the City Charter, “No elected or appointed officer or employee of the city shall participate in the deliberation or decision on any issue, subject or matter before the council or any board or commission, if the officer or employee has a personal financial or property interest, direct or indirect, in the issue, subject or matter that is different from that of the public at large. An interest arising from job duties, compensation or benefits payable by the city shall not constitute a personal financial interest.”
Further, in accordance with Chapter 171, Texas Local Government Code (Chapter 171), no City Council member and no City officer may vote or participate in discussion of a matter involving a business entity or real property in which the City Council member or City officer has a substantial interest (as defined by Chapter 171) and action on the matter will have a special economic effect on the business entity or real property that is distinguishable from the effect on the general public. An affidavit disclosing the conflict of interest must be filled out and filed with the City Secretary before the matter is discussed.
I, the undersigned authority do hereby certify that this Notice of Meeting was posted on the bulletin board, at the City Hall of the City of Manor, Texas, a place convenient and readily accessible to the general public at all times and said Notice was posted on the following date and time: Friday, December 30, 2022, by 5:00 PM and remained so posted continuously for at least 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.