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Maria City Council Regular Meeting, March 8, 2016

March 7th, 2016 under Public Notices





Notice is hereby given that a REGULAR MEETING of the City Council of Marfa will be held on the 8th day of March 2016, at 6:00 p.m. in the City Hall of Marfa, located at 113 S. Highland Street, Marfa, Texas.


Open to the Public: The meeting will be open to the public at all times during which such subjects are discussed, considered or formally acted upon as required by Texas Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 of the Government Code. This Notice of Meeting and Agenda in detail was posted at least 72 hours prior to the beginning of said meeting in a location at City Hall readily accessible to the public at all times and at a place readily accessible to the public at all times at the meeting location.



I.     Call To Order and Establish Quorum


II.     Pledge of Allegiance


III.     Citizen Comment Period:

At this time, any person may address the Council for a limited time concerning any item not on the agenda and should be limited for a period of three minutes. The Council is not allowed to take action on any subject presented, nor is the Council required to provide any response.

Citizens’ comments may also be invited on any posted agenda item prior to a motion being made for the Council to discuss the item and should be limited to a period of three minutes.


IV.            Approve Minutes of Previous Meeting: Regular Meeting on February 25, 2016.


V.             Mayor’s Report: Update on the SWAC meeting



  1. Administrator’s Report:
  2. Status of City Grants and applications for grants.
  3. City Finances.
  4. Construction projects.
  5. Employee matters.
  6. City Administration.
  7. Southwest Texas Municipal Gas Corporation.
  8. Presidio County Underground Water District.
  9. Litigation



VII.     Council Members’ Comments:


VIII.   Presentations:
  1. Old Business:



  1. New Business:



  1. Discussion with action as appropriate concerning Marfa Zoning Commission

update on possible revisions being considered to the Marfa Zoning

Ordinance including, but not limited to, imposing a building height limitation

on Highland Street north of the railroad tracks to the Presidio County Court

House to protect the historical character of the street and the Court House



  1. Discussion with action as appropriate concerning proposal to repair the

animal control vehicle.


  1. Discussion with action as appropriate concerning receiving the Certification of

Unopposed Candidates and ordering the cancellation of the City of Marfa

May 7, 2016 General Election.


  1. Discussion with action as appropriate concerning February 2016 Monthly

Revenue and Expenditure Reports and February 2016 Monthly Accounts

Payable Reports.






XI     Adjourn




James R. Mustard, Jr.

City Administrator




I, the undersigned authority, do hereby certify that the above notice of meeting of the governing body of the above named City of Marfa is a true and correct copy of said notice, and accessible to the general public at all times, and said notice was posted on or before 6:00 p.m. March 5, 2016.


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