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2011-05-19 / General Stories

Lexington City Council

The Lexington City Council met in regular session on Thursday, May 12th, 2011, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center.

Present were Mayor Robert Willrich, Sr., Councilpersons Tony Tavary, Tim Brown, Greg Langehennig, Lori Barnikow, William Langehennig, City Attorney Michelle Weiser and TML Attorney Martha Dickie.

Mayor Robert Willrich, Sr. brought the meeting to order and welcomed the guests.

3. There was no citizen input.

4. Tim Brown made the motion to approve the minutes for April 13th, 2011. Lori Barnikow seconded the motion. Vote 5 for.

5. Tim Brown made the motion to approve paying bills for the month of April 2011. William Langehennig seconded the motion. Vote 5 for.

6. Greg Langehennig made the motion to table agenda item #6 on action to accept report from Wallace Group on water quality. Tim Brown seconded the motion. Vote 5 for.

7. Tony Tavary made the motion to approve resolution on Approval of Hazard Mitigation Plan Update and give the Mayor authority to sign resolution. Tim Brown seconded the motion. Vote 5 for.

8. The City Council convened into executive session in compliance with the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Texas Government Code to discuss the items listed below.

Sec. 551.071: Consultation with Attorney

Advice from attorney about pending litigation that has been filed against the City or contemplated litigation and other matters on which the attorney has a duty to advise the City Council, including but not limited to this week’s agenda item.

Discussion and evaluation on potential claims against the City of Lexington with outside counsel Martha S. Dickie.

9. The City Council reconvened into public session in compliance with the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, to take action on any pending litigation that has been filed against the City or contemplated litigation and other matters on which the attorney has a duty to advise the City Council, including but not limited to this week’s agenda item.

NO ACTION TAKEN.

10. Don Milburn will be getting bids on repairs at the fire station and bring back to Council for approval.

11. Tim Brown made the motion to donate $300.00 to help sponsor Lexington Grad Bash. Greg Langehennig seconded the motion. Vote 5 for.

12. Tim Brown made the motion to renew contract with City Auditor, Seidel, Schroeder & Company.

Greg Langehennig seconded the motion. Vote 5 for.

13. William Langehennig made the motion for Counsel to look at possible changes to personnel policy and put back on agenda after election. Tim Brown seconded the motion. Vote 5 for.

14. Tim Brown made the motion to dissolve the Police Department Advisory Committee. Tony Tavary seconded the motion. Vote 5 for.

15. In compliance with Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Texas Government code, the items listed below will be discussed in executive session and any action will be taken in regular session.

Personnel Matters: Discuss discipline and possible termination of Officers Kelly and Sherer.

16. In compliance with Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, the City Council will reconvene into public session and take action on discipline or possible termination of Officers Kelly and Sherer.

AGENDA ITEMS #15 AND 16 WERE PASSED.

17. Lori Barnikow made the motion to approve the financial report. Tim Brown seconded the motion. Vote 5 for.

Lori Barnikow made the motion to approve the budget report. Greg Langehennig seconded the motion. Vote 5 for.

18. Tim Brown made the motion to adjourn. Greg Langehennig seconded the motion. Vote 5 for. Adjourned at 7:17 p.m.

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