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AGENDA                       

 

CITY OF TAYLOR, TEXAS

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 400 PORTER ST.

May 22, 2007, 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 May 10, 2007.  (Susan Brock) 

2.      Concur with financials for April, 2007.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

 

REGULAR AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:

 

3.      Administer Oath of Office to Council Members Donald R. Hill and Ella Pumphrey Jez (Susan Brock)

4.      Proclamation:  Austin and Lacey Thacker Day, May 22, 2007.  (Mayor)

5.      Conduct Public Hearing and consider introduction of Ordinance 2007-12 amending the Subdivision Ordinance regarding street lights, final plat expiration date, right of way management and drainage maintenance.  (John Elsden)

6.      Conduct Public Hearing and consider introduction of Ordinance 2007-14 amending the Zoning Ordinance regarding retail in M-1 zoning district.  (John Elsden)

7.      Consider authorization of letter of agreement between Even Start and Taylor Public Library. (Karen Ellis)

8.      Consider professional services agreement with Freese and Nichols, Inc. for the preparation of construction plans and specifications for the repair of the Murphy Park Lake Dam repairs.  (Jim Dunaway)

9.      Consider engineering and consulting proposal and work authorization no. 1 from KSA Engineers, Inc. for wastewater manhole rehabilitation project.  (Jim Dunaway)

10.  Consider agreement with BWM for design services of Phase II of the East Williamson County Park project.  (Jim Dunaway)

11.  Consider professional services agreement with Bryan Technical Services, Inc. for Holly Springs drainage channel survey.  (Jim Dunaway)

12.  Consider participating in the Wayne Wright Charitable Campaign “Be Alarmed: Smoke Alarms in Every Home” program. (Chief Bruce Watson)

13.  Consider introduction of Ordinance 2007- 15 abandoning alleys on Fire Station plat.  (John Elsden)

14.  Consider introduction of Ordinance 2007-16 abandoning alley and right of way on new Library plat.  (John Elsden)

15.  Consider reintroduction of Ordinance 2006-28 providing for pro-rata reimbursement for a wastewater line on Highway 95. (Bob van Til)

16.  Consider authorizing City Manager to negotiate property tax abatement with Project Ribbon (Bob van Til)

17.  Consider adoption of 2007 Strategic Plan. (Frank Salvato)


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 May 18, 2007 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