The Brownfield City Council met in regularly scheduled meeting this morning. After the preliminary items of business the Council began the other items
Beginning with Item #5, the Council appointed election judges and alternate judges for the city/municipal election that is to be held on May 4th, 2019. The elections judges that were nominates were Kathy Granger for Election Judge, Cynthia Jacquez as Alternate Election Judge, Sharon Miller for Voting Ballot Judge, and Faye Newsom as Alternate Voting Ballot Judge. The Council unanimously approved the judges.
The next item of business was the consideration of the Terry County Heritage Museum to receive Hotel Occupancy Tax revenue for the period of January 1st, 2019 to December 31st, 2019. TCHM requested $5000 and was approved unanimously.
Moving on to item #7 was to hear a briefing from Parkhill, Smith, and Cooper Inc. on the status of the Brownfield Fire Department construction. Bill Noonan with PSC addressed the Council, “Happy to report that we are finished with the construction of the station, minus a couple of items that are long lead items from the punch list, which are some panels that lead to the police station and got some cabinet doors that are in fabrication right now that we will replace with some that did not stain
Item #8 was to hear a presentation from a few Brownfield High School student about the upcoming Shattered Dreams Project which will be on March 21st and 22nd, 2019. The Students representing the project were Cassidy Cooper, Jeffrey Davis, and Abigail Ontiveros. Cooper explained to the Council the importance of the Shattered Dreams Project and how it can impact the students and the community. Mayor Geronimo Gonzales asked Cooper if they are raising more funds. Cooper replied that they are not asking the city for monetary donations because of all the help they have received from the police, fire, and EMS departments. Cooper did
Next up is item #9 where the Council considered funding from HOT funds for the advertisement through the travel host of West Texas Visitors Guide. Brownfield Chamber of Commerce Director, Lorena Valencia showed the Council what
The Council dismissed the chambers because the next two items of business the Council were to go into executive session and the council did not act on any item for the executive session.
Council member not present at the meeting were Councilman Leon Pope and Councilwoman Judy Besler. The next city council meeting is planned for February 21st, 2019 at 7:30 AM at the City Hall in the Council Chambers.