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CITY OF COPPERAS COVE
CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP MEETING MINUTES
November 2, 2021 – 5:00 P.M.




             
   A   CALL TO ORDER - Mayor Diaz called the City Council Workshop Meeting to order at 5:01 pm.
             
   B   ROLL CALL
Present:
Bradi Diaz, Mayor  
 
Joann Courtland, Position 1  
 
Fred Chavez, Position 2  
 
Dan Yancey, Position 3  
 
Jay Manning, Position 4  
 
Dianne Campbell, Position 5  
 
Vonya Hart, Position 6  
 
Jack Smith, Position 7  
Staff Present:
Ryan Haverlah, City Manager
Lisa Wilson, City Secretary
Charles Zech, City Attorney
Ashley Osborn, Deputy City Secretary
             
   C   ANNOUNCEMENTS - Council Member Campbell announced the fluffing of the wreaths for the Veterans Cemetery will take place at the Killeen Special Events Center on Saturday, November 20th and the laying of the wreaths will take place on Saturday, November 6th at 10 am.

Ryan Haverlah, City Manager, announced Coryell County will be holding a public meeting on redistricting at the Civic Center on Wednesday, November 3rd, beginning at 6:30 pm. He also mentioned the Veterans Day Parade will be held on Saturday, November 6th at 10 am.
             
   D   PUBLIC RECOGNITION
             
   1   AIR-10580    Employee Service Awards - November 2021 - Ryan Haverlah, City Manager
  • Rebecca Nichols, Library Clerk, 5 Years of Service
  • Jeffery Leonard, Water Distribution Supervisor of SCADA, 10 Years of Service 

Ryan Haverlah, City Manager, recognized the employees who were receiving their service awards for the month of November. He provided a brief background of their employment history with the City. Ms. Nichols and Mr. Leonard were presented with a service pin. Mr. Haverlah thanked the employees for their hard work and dedication to the City of Copperas Cove and its citizens. 
  Attachments:
  ESA Presentation - November 2021
 
             
   2   AIR-10552    Retirement Recognition - Ryan Haverlah, City Manager
  • Georgette Hurt, Patrol Officer / Detective, 24 Years of Service

Ryan Haverlah, City Manager asked for Agenda Item D-2 be moved to December due to Ms. Hurt not being able to attend tonight's meeting.
  Attachments:
  Georgette Hurt Retirement Presentation
 
             
   3   AIR-10534    Presentation by the Area Veterans Advisory Committee (AVAC): Recognition as a Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Day Regional Site. Kevin Keller, Public Relations Director

Kevin Keller, Public Relations Director, introduced Ms. Lori Spencer, Veterans Outreach Program Specialist and Mr. Mack McCullar, Area Veterans Advisory Committee Chairman. Mr. McCullar thanked the City of Copperas Cove for their continued support for the veterans. Mr. McCullar presented to Mayor Diaz with an award for the Regional Site for the Observance of Veterans Day 2021.
             
   E   WORKSHOP ITEMS
             
   1   AIR-10591    Discussion and direction on allocations of the American Rescue Plan Act Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (CLFRF) from the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM).  Ryan Haverlah, City Manager

Ryan Haverlah, City Manager gave an overview of Agenda Item E-1. Mr. Haverlah gave City Council a handout showing projects that qualify for the CLFRF, as well as projects from outside entities. He went over the options and answered questions. City Council requested including a project for the Civic Center. Mr. Haverlah informed City Council that he will be bringing the discussion back to them in a future meeting with a spreadsheet to help further understand their options.
             
   F   ADJOURN
There being no further business, Mayor Diaz adjourned the meeting at 6:12 p.m.

 
    _________________________
    Bradi Diaz, Mayor
ATTEST:    
     
_________________________                                
Ashley Osborn, Deputy City Secretary    

    

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