Marc Payne will be sworn in for Place 6 on the Copperas Cove City Council at Tuesday's meeting.

Coryell County Justice of the Peace Bill Price will swear in Marc Payne as Copperas Cove City Councilman for Place 6 during the council’s workshop Tuesday evening.

Payne won the council seat after defeating John Hull in a runoff election in December. He replaces George Duncan on the council.

Also during the workshop, Wendy Sledd, Copperas Cove Five Hills Pageant director, will present the presidential volunteer service awards.

Councilman Charlie Youngs has requested a discussion on whether to modify, reduce or delete city Ordinance 2015-24, which allows the Cove Chamber of Commerce to use Cove public facilities without costs. The matter will be part of the workshop, and could be voted on during the regular meeting which follows.

During the council’s regular meeting, a second public hearing on amendments to the Cove budget for fiscal year 2018 will take place.

The original budget was adopted Sept. 5 and amended Dec. 5.

The council will vote whether to amend the 2018-2022 Personnel Improvement Plan in regard to the Solid Waste Department, along with approving professional services agreements with firms for work on the City Park sewer line improvements and at the Northeast Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Mayor Frank Seffrood will lead a discussion on the appointment of a mayor pro tem for the period of one year, who would serve in the case of Seffrood’s absence or disability.

The City Council workshop begins at 5 p.m. at the Technology Center, 508 S. 2nd Street. The regular meeting begins at 6 p.m. at the same location.

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