City of Jacksonville

Several presentations will be made during the 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, Jacksonville City Council meeting at City Hall.

Among those to be recognized are:

Jacksonville Police Officer Jennifer Gillham who will receive her corporal pin;

JPD Officer Chase Berryhill who will receive his lieutenant pin;

Jacksonville Fire Department's James Suggs who will receive his captain's badge;

Ann Boyd, Kristie Marks, Audra Lane, Kimberly Lynn and Helen Francis who will be honored as the employees of the month;

Roxanna Briley who will receive a Budget Achievement Award;

Western Pulp who will be honored as the Employer of the Month;

Councilman Tim McRae for his service to the JEDCO Board; and

military service members, veterans and their families.

Two public hearings will be held during the meeting. One hearing is the second set one to hear and receive information on the proposed tax rate of .6900 for the 2019-20 Fiscal Year Budget. The next one will be to hear and receive information on the proposed 2019-20 Budget.

Other items on the agenda include:

Considering a reimbursement resolution for the design of a public safety complex;

A contract with Quorum Architects for the design of a public safety complex;

An ordinance approving a new franchise agreement with Centerpoint Energy; and

A resolution in support of a Texas Parks and Wildlife grant for a boat access facility.

A closed executive session will be held after the regular meeting to discuss personnel matters, specifically dealing with the police chief. JPD Chief Andrew Hawkes gave his resignation this past week to take a job at a police department in Sunnyvale.

The council will reconvene in an open session if any action is necessary from the executive session.

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