MINUTES July 29, 2014

Mayor Jerri Medrano

Mayor Pro-Temp James Mizell  

Alderman Eric Anderson

Alderman Tim Hatten

Alderman Gary Nash

Alderman Jake Walker

The City of Hallsville Council meeting convened in budget workshop session at 6 P.M. on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at City Hall located 115 Main Street.

The following members were present:

Mayor Jerri Medrano                                                                     Alderman Tim Hatten

Alderman Jake Walker                                                                  Alderman Gary Nash

Alderman James Mizell


The following members were absent:


                Alderman Eric Anderson

City of Hallsville Staff Present:

                Auditor Faron Cain                                                                          City Secretary Kim Smith                                               Police Chief Paul Montoya

        I.            Call To Order

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Jerri Medrano.

The Invocation and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Jerri Medrano

      II.            Items to be considered


Consider and act upon approving the Amended Order of Election for the For/Against “The Legal sale of beer and wine for off premise consumption only” for November 4, 2014.


City Secretary Kim Smith explained to the council regarding the amended order.

Motion was made by Alderman Jake Walker and seconded by Alderman James Mizell.

Motion carried. 4 Ayes; 0 Nays; and 1 Abstention


    III.            Discuss New Proposed Tax Rate

Auditor Faron Cain stated that the City will not receive an accurate Tax Rate until around the      middle of August 2014.

    IV.            Budget Review for New Fiscal Year – 2014/2015

                There was much discussion regarding the proposed General Fund 2014-2015 budget.


The meeting adjourned at 7:13 pm.






Mayor Jerri Medrano





Kimberly Smith, City Secretary

Sworn and subscribed by before me on the 16th day of September 2014.


Faron Cain

Notary Public, State of Texas