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CITY OF LAMARQUE 
CITY COUNCIL 
SPECIAL AGENDA 
of
AUGUST 22, 2022


Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of La Marque, Texas will conduct a Special Meeting on August 22, 2022, beginning at 1:00 PM in the Council Chambers at 1109-B Bayou Road La Marque, Texas as well as via videoconference hosted through Zoom ( https://zoom.us/j/92493940502 ). In accordance with Section 551.127(b) of the Texas Local Government Code the presiding officer and a quorum of the La Marque City Council intend to be and will be physically present at 1109-B Bayou Road, La Marque, Texas. This location will be open to the public and the meeting will be broadcast at this location, on Channel 16, and via YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6G8ypjyEDo). 

The Council will meet for the purpose of considering the following agenda: 

1.

CALL MEETING TO ORDER

2.

ROLL CALL

3.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4.

CITIZENS PARTICIPATION

LIMITED TO THREE MINUTES PER PERSON

Comments from the public will be heard at this time. Any person with city-related business who has signed up may speak to Council (limited to three (3) minutes). If wishing to speak, give the Mayor your full name, address, and the item you wish to speak about. In compliance with Texas Open Meeting Act, the City may not deliberate on comments. Personal attacks will not be allowed, and personnel matters should be addressed to the City Manager during normal business hoursPress *6 to mute or unmute if you are participating by telephone, press the unmute button if attending via zoom on a smartphone, tablet or computer, or stand if attending in person, and the mayor will call on you in turn. 

5.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

The City Council for the City of La Marque, Texas reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above, as authorized by the Texas Government Code Section 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney), 551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property), 551.073 (Deliberations about Gifts and Donations), 551.074 (Personnel Matters), 551.076 (Deliberations about Security Devices), and 551.086 (Economic Development)

5.I.

Section 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney)

proposed $.53 tax rate for the 2022-2023 fiscal year

6.

ACTIONS TAKEN FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION

6.I.

Section 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney)

proposed $.53 tax rate for the 2022-2023 fiscal year

7.

ORDINANCES

Discussion/ possible action regarding approving:

7.I.

Ordinance No. O-2022-0011

An ordinance levying Ad Valorem Taxes for use and operation of the municipal government of the City of La Marque, Texas for the 2022 tax year; Providing for apportioning each levy for specific purposes; and, providing when taxes shall become due and when same shall become delinquent if not paid THIS IS A FIRST READING

8.

RESOLUTIONS

8.I.

Resolution No. R-2022-0061

A resolution of the City Council of the City of La Marque, Texas calling a special election to be held on November 8, 2022 and administered by the Galveston County Elections Division, for the purpose of establishing a tax rate of $.53 cents; Notices of election to be given as prescribed by law in connection with such election

9.

APPOINTMENTS

appointments, reappointments, or removals of all City Boards and Commissions

10.

NEW BUSINESS

Items presented to the Council for discussion and for Council to provide direction:

10.I.

Items for the good of the order

Additional items to bring awareness to Council and the Community as well as future agenda item requests are accepted at this time.

11.

ADJOURNMENT

I hereby certify that the above notice of the meeting was posted at 1109-B Bayou Road, La Marque, Texas on  Friday, August 19, 2022 at 12:14 p.m..


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Kierra K. Nance


**This electronic copy is posted for convenience and in compliance with ADA Requirements , a signed version of this agenda can be found with the City Clerk's office.