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City Council

Regular Meeting Agenda

Monday, September 28, 2020
6:30 PM
1653 North Santa Clara Road

We will limit physical meeting attendance to meet the state's restrictions.  This meeting will be hosted on video conference (ZOOM) to support social distancing.  Refer to the city's homepage for meeting connection information on the day of the meeting.  See below on how to provide Public Comment.  Masks are required if you plan to attend in person.


  1. Call Meeting to Order
  2. Opening  Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America: I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands: one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

  3. Public Comment                                                                                                                          If anyone would like to make comments on any matter regarding the City of Santa Clara or on an agenda item and have this item read at this meeting please email SantaClaraTX@yahoo.com or text 210-833-2636 before 6:30pm the date of the meeting.

    In the body of the email please include your name, your address, phone number, agenda item # if applicable or subject of discussion, and your comments.

    In accordance with the Texas Attorney General’s Opinion, any public comment that is made on an item that is not on the published final agenda will only be heard by the City Council. No formal action, discussion, deliberation, or comment will be made by the City Council. Each person providing public comment will be limited to 3 minutes

4. Public Hearing On petition for Voluntary Annexation
• 1970 Wetz Rd
• 3980 Youngsford Rd

    Reading of the Consent Agenda

    The following items may be acted upon in a single motion. No separate discussion or action on any of these items will be held unless requested by a member of the City Council.

  1. Approval of Minutes
  2. A. August 24, 2020 - Regular Meeting & August 31, 2020 Special Meeting

  3. Other Actions
  4. A    Receive Financial Report by City Secretary
    B.   Receive Planning and Zoning Commission Report

    Action on the Consent Agenda

  5. Discuss only
    A.  Candidate for GVSUD Board of Directors
    B.  Local Area Development
  6.  Discussion and consider action
    A.  Set Tax Rate
    B.  Adopting a proposed tax rate for tax year 2020. The proposed tax rate is 0.1643 per $100 of value. The proposed tax rate would increase total taxes in City of Santa Clara by 4.3%. 2018 Tax Rate was $0.1643.
    C.  City of Santa Clara Marshall/Court
    D.  City of Santa Clara 2021 Calendar
    E.   Review Permit(s)/Variance(s) and Voluntary Annexation Application(s):
        • 1970 Wetz Road- Newman
        • Others
    F.  Road Equipment
    G.  Truck Route Concerns
    H.  Road Projects
        •  Wetz Road and Santa Clara Loop
        •  Others

  7. Announcements
  8. Adjournment

The City Council may retire to executive session any time between the meeting's opening and adjournment for the purpose of consultation with legal counsel pursuant to Chapter 551.071 of the Texas Government Code; discussion of personnel matters pursuant to Chapter 551.074 of the Texas Government Code; deliberation regarding real property pursuant to Chapter 551.072 of the Texas Government Code; deliberation regarding economic development negotiations pursuant to Chapter 551.087 of the Texas Government Code; and/or deliberation regarding the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation of security personnel or devices pursuant to Chapter 551.076 of the Texas Government Code. Action, if any, will be taken in open session.

Attendance By Other Elected or Appointed Officials:
It is anticipated that members of other city boards, commissions and/or committees may attend the meeting in numbers that may constitute a quorum of the other city boards, commissions and/or committees. Notice is hereby given that the meeting, to the extent required by law, is also noticed as a meeting of the other boards, commissions and/or committees of the City, whose members may be in attendance. The members of the boards, commissions and/or committees may participate in discussions on the same items listed on the agenda, which occur at the meeting, but no action will be taken by such in attendance unless such item and action is specifically provided for on an agenda for that board, commission and/or committee subject to the Texas Open Meetings Act.

Agenda posted online at 8:19 PM, September 24, 2020 by Jeff Hunt, Mayor