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REGULAR CALLED CITY COMMISSION MEETING

M I N U T E S 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2022– 5:00 P.M.
KENNETH T. NUNN COUNCIL ROOM – CITY HALL

 
A Regular Called Meeting of the City Commission was held on Wednesday, JANUARY 5, 2022, at 5:00 P.M. in the Kenneth T. Nunn Council Room in City Hall, Texas City, Texas. A quorum having been met, the meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m. by Mayor Dedrick D. Johnson.
             
1. ROLL CALL
Present: Dedrick D. Johnson, Mayor  
  Thelma Bowie, Commissioner At-Large, Mayor Pro Tem  
  Kevin Yackly, Commissioner At-Large  
  Keith Henry, Commissioner District 1  
  Felix Herrera, Commissioner District 2  
  Dorthea Jones Pointer, Commissioner District 3  
  Jami Clark, Commissioner District 4  
             
2. INVOCATION

Commissioner Keith Henry entered at 5:02 p.m.

Invocation was led by pastor Stephanie Hughs of St. John's United Methodist Church.
             
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
             
4. PROCLAMATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
             
a. Police Department Promotions:
Captain Clayton Pope
Lieutenant David Heckard
Sergeant Allen Bjerke

Chief Joseph Stanton promoted the following officers Captain Clayton Pope, Lieutenant David Heckard, anf Sergeant Allen Bjerke. They were each pinned by a family member. 
             
5. PUBLIC COMMENTS

Chris Sharp, on behalf of Texas City Rotary Club, invited the City Commission and residents to the Rotary Mainland Madi Gras parade on Saturday, January 29th. 
             
6. CONSENT AGENDA

Motioned by Commissioner District 3 Dorthea Jones-Pointer, seconded by Commissioner District 2 Felix Herrera.
             
a. Approve City Commission Minutes for December 15, 2021 meeting. (City Secretary)
             
b. Consider and take action on Resolution No. 2022-001, authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Election Service Contract between the County of Galveston and the City of Texas City. (City Secretary)
  Vote: 7 - 0 CARRIED
             
c. Consider and take action on Resolution No. 2022-002, approving procurement of The Ambrose Group Services to provide appraisal services for the City of Texas City CDBG-DR Voluntary Buyout Program GLO Contract No. 20-066-008-C043. Bids Collected under 2 CFR 200 Small Purchase Rules. (Emergency Management)
  Vote: 7 - 0 CARRIED
             
d. Consider and take action on Resolution No. 2022-003, approving procurement of JLL Valuation to provide appraisal review services for the Texas City CDBG-DR Voluntary Buyout Program GLO Contract No. 20-066-008-C043. Bids collected under 2 CFR 200 Small Purchase rules. (Emergency Management)
  Vote: 7 - 0 CARRIED
             
e. Consider and take action on Resolution No. 2022-004, accepting the FY 21 COPS Office Hiring Program Grant and approving the hire of ten (10) police officers. (Police Department)
  Vote: 7 - 0 CARRIED
             
7. REGULAR ITEMS
             
a. Consider and take action on Ordinance No. 2022-01, a Request for Variance to allow construction of a new single-family residence on less than two acres at 6813 Wetzel Road, Texas City, TX 77539. (Engineering and Planning)
  Motion byCommissioner District 3 Dorthea Jones Pointer, Seconded byCommissioner At-Large Kevin Yackly 
  Vote: 7 - 0 CARRIED
             
b. Consider and take action on Ordinance No. 2022-02, amending the Code of Ordinance, City of Texas City, Texas, Title III "Administration", Chapter 32 "Law Enforcement and Fire Department," Section 32.009 "Police Department; Classes of Positions," by amending the classification of Corporals/ Police Officers to Police Officers and increasing the number of positions within the classification of Police Officers by ten (10); prescribing the number of positions with each classification of the classified service of the Police Department. (Police Department)
  Motion byCommissioner At-Large Kevin Yackly, Seconded byCommissioner District 2 Felix Herrera 
  Vote: 7 - 0 CARRIED
             
c. Consider and take action on Ordinance No. 2022-03, amending the City's fiscal year 2021-2022 Budget to create ten police officer positions and appropriate the funding through the Federal Community Oriented Policing Services Grant and the city's fund balance. (Finance)
  Motion byCommissioner District 4 Jami Clark, Seconded byCommissioner At-Large Kevin Yackly 
  Vote: 7 - 0 CARRIED
             
8. COMMISSIONERS' COMMENTS

Commissioner Keith Henry congratulated TCPD on diversifying the Police Department.

Commissioner Felix Herrera wished everyone a Happy New Year.

STAFF COMMENTS

Luke Alvey, Library Director, thanked Wendell Wiley of EMS for cinducting COVID test for staff.
             
9. MAYOR'S COMMENTS
             
10. ADJOURNMENT
Having no further business, Commisioner District 3 Dorthea Jones Pointer made a MOTION to ADJOURN at 5:27 p.m.; the motion was SECONDED by Commissioner At Large Kevin Yackly. All present voted AYE. MOTION CARRIED.

 
  ______________________________
  Dedrick D. Johnson, Sr., MAYOR



ATTEST:


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Rhomari Leigh, City Secretary
Date Approved:

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