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AGENDA                       

 

CITY OF TAYLOR, TEXAS

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 400 PORTER ST.

November 9, 2006, 6:00 P.M.

 

CALL TO ORDER AND DECLARE A QUORUM
INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

CITIZENS COMMUNICATION

 

CONSENT AGENDA

(The Consent Agenda includes non-controversial and routine items that the Council may act on with one single vote. The Mayor or a Council member may pull any item from the Consent Agenda in order that the Council discuss and act upon it individually as part of the Regular agenda.)

1.      Minutes from October 24, 2006.  (Susan Brock).

 

REGULAR AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:

 

2.      Consider introduction of Ordinance 2006-31 regarding a request by Marilyn Morgan to voluntary add 19.95 acres to the City of Taylor’s extraterritorial jurisdiction. (Bob van Til)

3.      Consider Focus Group Reports for Taylor Economic Development Corporation. (John Nelson)

4.      Discuss and consider Hotel/Motel tax agreement with Taylor Chamber of Commerce. (Frank Salvato)

5.      Consider introduction of Ordinance 2006-30 authorizing the issuance of $4,200,000 City of Taylor, Texas combination Tax and Revenue Certificates of Obligation, Series 2006; levying an Ad Valorem Tax and pledging certain surplus revenues in support of the Certificates; approving an Official Statement; authorizing execution of a Paying Agent/Registrar Agreement and a Bond Purchase Agreement and ordaining other matters relating to the issuance of the Certificates.  (Rose Dennis;   Jim Dunaway)

6.      Consider accepting public improvements for Gemini.  (John Elsden)

7.      Consider awarding bid for library furniture for Taylor Public Library.  (Jim Dunaway; Casey Sledge)

8.      Consider tax abatement for Fordtex Investments, Inc. for project at Taylor Municipal Airport. (Bob vanTil)

9.      Consider tax abatement for T. Ford Enterprises, Inc. for Sirloin Stockade. (Bob vanTil)

10.  Discuss tax abatement policies.  (Bob van Til)

11.  Consider introducing Ordinance 2006-33 amending the Fee Ordinance for airport hangar rental rates and cemetery fees.  (Bob van Til: Jim Dunaway)

12.  Consider appointments to Library Board. (Mayor)

13.  Consider setting date and evaluation format for personnel evaluation of City Manager.  (Mayor)

14.  Executive Session.  The Taylor City Council will conduct a closed executive meeting under Section 551.087 of the Texas Government Code to deliberate regarding economic development negotiations and considering financial or other incentives to a business prospect that the City seeks to have locate in or near the city of Taylor, Texas.      

15.  Consider action from Executive Session.


ADJOURN

 

The Council may vote and/or act upon each of the items listed in this Agenda.  The Council reserves the right to retire into executive session concerning any of the items listed on this Agenda, whenever it is considered necessary and legally justified under the Open Meetings Act.  I certify that the notice of meeting was posted in the Taylor City Hall Lobby before 6:00 pm on November 6, 2006 and remained posted for at least 72 continuous hours before the scheduled time of said meeting.  I further certify that the following news media was notified of this meeting:  Taylor Daily Press.

 

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Susan Brock, City Clerk