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REGULAR CALLED CITY COMMISSION MEETING

M I N U T E S 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2022 – 5:00 P.M.
KENNETH T. NUNN COUNCIL ROOM – CITY HALL

 
A Regular Called Meeting of the City Commission was held on Wednesday, APRIL 20, 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, Sr..
             
1. ROLL CALL
Present: Dedrick D. Johnson, Mayor  
  Thelma Bowie, Commissioner At-Large, Mayor Pro Tem  
  Kevin Yackly, Commissioner At-Large  
  Felix Herrera, Commissioner District 2  
Absent: Keith Henry, Commissioner District 1
  Dorthea Jones Pointer, Commissioner District 3
  Jami Clark, Commissioner District 4
             
2. INVOCATION

Led by Pastor Clay Bowers of Northside Baptist Church.
             
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Led by Commissioner District 2 Felix Herrera.

Commissioner District 1 Keith Henry entered the meeting. 
             
4. PROCLAMATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
             
a.
Service Awards      
Jeffery Frank Sanitation 04/27/2012 10 years
Stephen Bookman Sanitation 04/30/2007 15 years
Mathew Wyatt Fire 04/23/2007 15 years
Micah Simons Fire 04/23/2007 15 years
             
5. REPORTS
             
a. Neighborhood Improvement Services Quarterly Report: Nuisance Abatement

Brittany Coburn, Nuisance Abatement Tech, gave a PowerPoint presentation.
             
b. Financial Quarterly Report (Finance)

Laura Boyd, Finance Director, gave a presentation on the City's investment portfolio.
             
6. PUBLIC COMMENTS

The following residents gave Public Comments: Barbra White, Henry Gomez, Barry Allen, and Lahen DeBerry.
             
7. CONSENT AGENDA
             
a. Approve City Commission Minutes for April 6, 2022 meeting. (City Secretary)
  Motion byCommissioner At-Large Kevin Yackly, Seconded byCommissioner At-Large, Mayor Pro Tem Thelma Bowie 
  Vote: 5 - 0 CARRIED
             
8. REGULAR ITEMS
             
a. Consider and take action on Ordinance No. 2022-07, amending the Texas City Code of Ordinance Title IX General Regulations, Chapter 94, “Health and Sanitation”, “Section: Junked or Abandoned Vehicles to update information contained in the Code and to expand the definition of Junked Vehicles to include non-motored vehicles such as but not limited to trailers. (Fire Department)
  Motion byCommissioner District 2 Felix Herrera, Seconded byCommissioner At-Large Kevin Yackly 
  Vote: 5 - 0 CARRIED
             
b. Consider and take action on Ordinance No. 2022-08, amending the Texas City Code of Ordinances Title IX General Regulations to add Chapter 97, "Mass Gatherings" as a new chapter. This Mass Gathering Ordinance regulates large gatherings that are held inside the limits of the City of Texas City and providing for an Application Procedure, the issuance of a Special Event Permit, and a Special Event Application Fee. (Management Services)
 
  Motion byCommissioner At-Large, Mayor Pro Tem Thelma Bowie, Seconded byCommissioner District 2 Felix Herrera 
  Vote: 4 - 1 CARRIED
             
9. ADJOURNMENT
Having no further business, Mayor Pro Tem Thelma Bowie made a MOTION to ADJOURN at 5:54 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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