Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting of the governing body of the City of Avery will be held
on Monday, October 11, 2021, promptly at 6:00 p.m., in the Avery City Hall, located at 250 U.S. Highway 82 Business, at which time the following subjects will be discussed:
Establish a quorum.
Call to order
Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America and Texas
Discuss and consider for action establishing a market committee and director/coordinator
Take from the table, discuss, and consider for action Susan Livingston’s recommendation for purchasing signs advertising the market
Discuss and consider for action annual donation to the Avery Volunteer Fire Department
Discuss and consider for action approval of September 13, 2021, Regular Meeting Minutes
Take from the table, discuss, and consider for action bulk water rate increase
Take from the table, discuss, and consider for action creating a bank account for funds generated from increased utility rates
Take from the table, discuss, and consider for action creating a bank account for emergency repairs or replacement of equipment
Discuss and consider for action purchase of a finish mower
Closed session discussion pursuant to Government Code, Title 5, Subtitle A, Chapter 551, Subchapter D “Exceptions to Requirement that Meetings be Open”
Take from the table and discussion regarding changing employees pay scales from hourly to salary
Reconvene in open session for action on discussion held in closed session pursuant to Government Code, Title 5, Subtitle A, Chapter 551, Subchapter D “Exceptions to Requirement that Meetings be Open”
Consider for action changing employees pay scales from hourly to salary
Report from Public Works Director, Kris Posey
Report from City Secretary, Ashley Kelsoe
Discussion regarding items or business to be added to the next or future agenda(s)
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, by calling the City Secretary at City Hall, 48 hours or more, before the scheduled time of the meeting. The phone number is (903)684-3825.
I, the undersigned authority, do hereby certify that the above Notice of Regular Meeting of the governing
body of the City of Avery, Texas, has been posted on the bulletin board located on the right-hand side of the door, outside of 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 October 08, 2021, at 4:10 p.m. and remained
so posted continuously for at least 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.
Dated this October 08, 2021
City of Avery, Texas
By: Ashley Kelsoe, City Secretary Kris Posey, Witness