GOVERNING BODY OF AVERY, TEXAS

Notice is hereby given that the special meeting of the governing body of the City of Avery will be held on Monday, September 9th, 2019, promptly at 6:00 p.m. in the Avery City Hall, located at 250 US Business Hwy 82, at which time the following subjects will be discuss:


           Establish a quorum

1. Call the meeting to order

2. Pledge of Allegiance to the United States and Texas

3. Public Forum

4. Guest speaker Caren Culpepper on moving a business to Avery.

5. Approve August 12th, Regular Meeting Minutes.

6. Discuss and take action on adopting the new tax rate of .42704 from the current rate

     of .41777. Resolution will need to be executed. Motion: I move that the property tax rate

     be increased by the adoption of a tax rate of 0.42704, which is effectively 8.00 percent

     increase in the tax rate.

7. Discuss and take action on policies and procedures for meter readings and billing.

8. Update on meter replacement plan.

. 9. Financial update with profit and loss statement for the month of August and bank


10. Future Agenda Items/Business to be added to next agenda

11. Adjourn

NOTE: The City Council for the City of Avery reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above, as authorized by Texas Government Code Sections 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney), 551.072 (Deliberation about Real property), 551.073 (Deliberations about Gifts and Donations), 551.074 (Personnel Matters), 551.076 (Deliberations about Security Devices) and 551.087 (Economic Development).

The City of Avery is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable Modifications and Equal Access to Communications Will Be Provided Upon Request. To Call the City Secretary and Provide a 48 Hour Notice of Request at (903) 684-3825.

I, the undersigned authority, do hereby certify that the above Notice of Special Meeting of the governing body of Avery, Texas, is a true and correct copy of said Notice and that I posted copy of said Notice on the bulletin board, in the City Hall of Avery, Texas, a place convenient and readily accessible to the general public at all times, and said Notice was posted on September 5th, 2019, by 5:00 p.m., and remained so posted continuously for at least 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of said Meeting.

Dated this September 4th, 2019
City of Avery, Texas

By: Alex Ackley, Mayor Residing

​By:  Deborah Crouch, City Secretary