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AGENDA                       

 

CITY OF TAYLOR, TEXAS

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 400 PORTER ST.

August 28, 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 August 9 and August 21, 2007.   (Susan Brock)

2.      Consider Financials for July, 2007.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

3.      Ordinance 2007-22, Annexation of 0.582 acres of land situated in the Francis Bradley Survey, Abstract No. 74 and located in Williamson County.

 

REGULAR AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:

4.      Conduct Second Public Hearing on 2007/2008 Ad Valorem Tax Rate and 2007-2008 Budget

·         Introduce Ordinance No. 2007-23 fixing and levying Ad Valorem tax rate for tax year
2007-2008.

·         Introduce Ordinance No. 2007-24 adopting the 2007-2008 Annual Budget * excluding “Contributions to Civic Programs”.  (*NOTE:  This budget will raise more total property taxes than last year’s budget by $308,321 or 6.1% and of that amount $206,167 is tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the roll this year.)

·         Introduce “Contributions to Civic Programs” from Ordinance No. 2007-24.

5.      Announcement:  The City of Taylor City Council will vote on the tax rate at a meeting to be held on September 6, 2007 at 6:00 pm, at City Hall. (Mayor)

6.      Conduct Public Hearing and consider introducing Ordinance 2007-28 regarding a request from Bill Lockhart to rezone property located in the 4100 block of US 79 legally described as 5 acres out of the W. M. Kincaid Survey A-373, from B1 and R1 to General Business (B2).  (John Elsden)

7.      Conduct Public Hearing regarding a request from Chisum Pierce to rezone property located at 200/220 E. 4th Street legally described as City of Taylor Addition, Block 14, Lots 3-12, 1-2 (w/pts), 1.42 acres from Local Business (B1) to General Business (B2).  (John Elsden)

8.      Consider request from Norman Klotz to accept an unnamed private drive as part of the City’s overall street system.  (Danny Thomas)

9.      Consider health insurance benefits for City employees.  (Starla Hall)

10.  Consider request from Taylor Economic Development Corporation to waive City electrical and mechanical permit fees for Temple College welding program.  (John Nelson/Bob van Til)

11.  Consider awarding bid for Mustang Creek Wastewater Interceptor project.  (Danny Thomas)

12.  Consider accepting award from National Volunteer Fire Council.  (Chief Watson)

13.    Consider introducing Ordinance 2007-25 regarding assignment pay for police and firefighters. (Chief Straub)

14.  Consider appointments to the Main Street Advisory Board.  (Jean Johnson)

15.  Consider Geographic Information System (GIS) report.  (Bob van Til)

16.  Consider Resolution R07-24 approving a letter from the Cities of Georgetown, Taylor, Round Rock, Cedar Park, Liberty Hill, Texas and Williamson County to Cities in Williamson County not currently participating in a Cooperative Agreement with the Williamson County and Cities Health District and authorizing the Mayor to execute the same.  (Jim Dunaway) 

 

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 August 24, 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