Tomorrow night, August 25, 2020, there will be a public hearing on the annual budget for the City of Big Spring for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 during the Big Spring City Council meeting. The meeting begins at 5:30 PM at the City Council Chambers, located at 307 E. 4th St. in Big Spring.
There will be an emergency reading of a resolution to transfer a retired law enforcement dog to the animal’s handler in consideration for the sum of $1 on the animal’s retirement on tonight’s agenda. Other items listed on the agenda for Tuesday night include first readings of an ordinance fixing and levying municipal ad valorem taxes for said city for the year 2020; directing the assessment and collection thereof; an ordinance approving the annual budget for the City of Big Spring for the upcoming Fiscal Year, and an ordinance providing for an additional twenty percent penalty to defray costs of collecting delinquent taxes that remain delinquent on July 1st of the year in which they become delinquent. There will also be a first reading of an ordinance granting a partial residence homestead exemption for tax year 2020; and granting a partial residence homestead exemption to any individual who is disabled or age 65 or older.
Also on tomorrow night’s agenda is the first reading of an ordinance amending Chapter 2 of the Big Spring City Code entitled “Administration,” by amending section 2-19 “Reimbursement of Expenses of City Council” by adding a new subsection (C) to prohibit issuance of payment cards to Councilmembers; by adding a new subsection 2-27 entitled “No Key Access to City Buildings” to prohibit Councilmembers from having a key to any city building; and adding a new section 2-28 entitled “No Office for Councilmembers” to restrict Councilmembers from establishing an office in any city building.
Consideration and possible action on an agreement with Cap-Rock Holdings, LLC, an item that was previously tabled by the council, will be revisited.
There will also be a discussion of a possible resolution or ordinance regarding restrictions to manufactured housing within permitted zones that will be lead by Councilman Raul Marquez, District 1.
Citizens will be able to view the City Council Meeting on local Suddenlink Channel 17 or on the city website: http://mybigspring.com/224/Channel-17-Live. It can also be viewed on the KBest Media Facebook page.
To view the full agenda for the meeting on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, visit: