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STATE OF TEXAS

CITY OF FAIRFIELD

Minutes of Regular Scheduled Meeting

Date: April 8, 2014

Council Members Present: Kenneth Hughes; Jerry Don Sanders; Linda York Fryer; Mayor Roy W. Hill; Randy Johnson; Joe Lee Kirgan

Council Members Absent: None

Staff Present: Jana Taylor; Jeff Looney (excused absent)

1. CALL TO ORDER; PRAYER AND PLEDGE

Mayor called meeting to order at 6:00pm. A quorum was declared present.  Joe Kirgan gave invocation.  Kenneth Hughes led pledge to American Flag.  Jerry Don Sanders led pledge to Texas Flag.

2. APPROVE MINUTES FROM THE MARCH 11, 2014 MEETING

Linda Fryer made motion to approve minutes with correction to item #4 to read “we are replacing the pump and bowl instead of further repairs.”  Jerry Don Sanders seconded.  All voted for.

3. APPROVE BILL REGISTER AS OF MARCH 31, 2014 AND OTHER RELATED REPORTS

Kenneth Hughes made motion to approve bill register and other reports as presented.  Jerry Don Sanders seconded.  All voted for.

4. MAYOR/DEPARTMENT HEAD REPORTS

Randy Johnson reported to council that S. Bateman had been mowed cleared and wanted to say “Thank You”.  He also reported to council that he had seen the demonstration on Missile Excavator for water taps and was very impressed.  Mosquito Fogger has also been purchased and demonstration has been done. 

5. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON RESOLUTION WITH STONELEAF DEVELOPMENT, LLC APPROVING AND ACCEPTING A REAL PROPERTY DONATION

Joe Kirgan made motion to approve resolution to accept a real property donation from Stoneleaf Development for City of Fairfield to build a park.  Randy Johnson seconded.  All voted for.

6. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SUBMISSION OF A REQUEST TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE TDHCA HOME RESERVATION PROGRAM AND ALL MATTERS PERTAINING TO

Joe Kirgan made motion to approve resolution.  Jerry Don Sanders seconded.  All voted for.

7. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON 2014 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (CPI) ADJUSTMENT TO MUNICIPAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS RIGHT-OF-WAY ACCESS LINE RATES

Joe Kirgan made motion to keep right-of-way access line rates the same.  Kenneth Hughes seconded.  All voted for.

At 6:25pm Mayor announced that council would now go into Executive Session

8. EXECUTIVE SESSION 

• ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – SECTION 551.087

• PERSONNEL MATTERS – SECTION 551.074

ACCEPT RESIGNATION LETTER FROM POLICE OFFICER, ANTHONY GASAWAY

At 7:38pm Mayor announced that council was back in Open Session

9. OPEN SESSION – DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION

• ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – SECTION 551.087

No action

• PERSONNEL MATTERS – SECTION 551.074

ACCEPT RESIGNATION LETTER FROM POLICE OFFICER, ANTHONY GASAWAY

Randy Johnson made motion to accept resignation letter effective April 9, 2014.  Joe Kirgan seconded.  All voted for.

  

10. ADJOURN

Joe Kirgan made motion to adjourn.  Randy Johnson seconded.  All voted for.

Mayor, Roy W. Hill

ATTEST:

Jana L. Taylor, City Secretary

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