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STATE OF TEXAS

CITY OF FAIRFIELD

Minutes of Regular Scheduled Meeting

Date: August 12, 2014

Council Members Present: Kenneth Hughes; Jerry Don Sanders; David Steward; Joe Kirgan

Council Members Absent: Randy Johnson

Staff Present: Jeff Looney; Jana Taylor

1. CALL TO ORDER; PRAYER AND PLEDGE

Mayor called meeting to order. 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 JULY 8, 2014 MEETING

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

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

Joe Kirgan made motion to approve bill register and other reports.  Kenneth Hughes seconded.  All voted for.

4. DEPARTMENT HEAD REPORTS

5. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON APPROVAL TO PURCHASE A 2014 POLICE PATROL UNIT TO REPLACE UNIT 7, A 2009 FORD PATROL UNIT

Kenny Bulger presented council with request to purchase a 2014 Ford Explorer with all equipment for $33,535.00 less trade in of $4,450.00 which makes total cost $29,085.00 to be divided over the next 3 years.  Kenneth Hughes made motion to approve purchase.  David Steward seconded.  All voted for.

6. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON APPROVAL OF MAYOR SIGNING AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH TML MULTISTATE INTERGOVERNMENTAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS POOL

Jerry Don Sanders made motion to approve Mayor signing interlocal agreement with TML.  David Steward seconded.  All voted for.

7. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON APPROVAL OF MAYOR SIGNING COBRA CONTINUATION OF COVERAGE ADMINISTRATIVE AGREEMENT

Jerry Don Sanders made motion to approve Mayor signing Cobra Agreement.  Kenneth Hughes seconded.  All voted for.

8. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON REQUEST FROM FAIRFIELD LIONS CLUB TO HELP IN REPAIRS AT THEIR FOOD BOOTH

Joe Kirgan made motion to not make a donation to help with repairs to the Lions Club food booth.  Kenneth Hughes seconded.  All voted for.

9. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTON ON APPROVING PEDDLERS PERMIT

Joe Kirgan made motion to approve Peddlers Permit with changes to page 3; Section 9.0(1) to add “produce sales”.  Kenneth Hughes seconded.  All voted for.

At 6:20pm Mayor announced that council would convene into Executive Session

10. EXECUTIVE SESSION – PERSONNEL MATTERS – SECTION 551.74

• ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION LETTER FROM METER READER, JERMAN RODRIGUEZ

• ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION  LETTER FROM STREET TECH, REY VILLAREAL

At 6:25pm Mayor announced that council was back in Open Session

11. ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION LETTER FROM METER READER, JERMAN RODRIGUEZ

Kenneth Hughes made motion to accept resignation letter from Jerman Rodriguez.  David Steward seconded.  All voted for.

12. ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION  LETTER FROM STREET TECH, REY VILLAREAL

David Steward made motion to accept resignation letter from Rey Villareal.  Jerry Don Sanders seconded.  All voted for.

13. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION FROM THE MAYOR ON PENDING AND/OR FUTURE AGREEMENTS, CONTRACTS, ORDINANCES, EMERGENCIES, SITUATIONS, AND OTHER MATTERS THAT WILL INFORM THE CITY COUNCIL OF MATTERS THAT MY COME BEFORE IT IN FUTURE CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS

Mayor signed permit for Fiberlight – they will be putting in a communication line throughout the city limits of Fairfield.

14. ADJOURN

Kenneth Hughes made motion to adjourn.  Joe Kirgan seconded.  All voted for.

Mayor, Roy W. Hill

Attest:

Jana L. Taylor, City Secretary

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