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AGENDA                       

 

CITY OF TAYLOR, TEXAS

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 400 PORTER ST.

November 27, 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.      Consider financials for October, 2007.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

2.      Ordinance 2007-33 amending the Fee Ordinance. (Bob vanTil)

 

REGULAR AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:

 

3.      Consider adopting Ordinance 2007-32 authorizing the issuance of $10,000,000 City of Taylor, Texas Combination Tax and Revenue Certificate of Obligation, Series 2007; levying an Ad Valorem tax and pledging certain surplus revenues in support of the Certificates; authorizing execution of a paying agent/registrar agreement and a letter of investment; and ordaining other matters relating to the issuance of the Certificates.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

4.      Consider awarding bid for Certificates of Obligations.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

5.      Conduct Public Hearing and consider introducing Ordinance 2007-35 regarding a request by Harry Zeplin to rezone property located east and south of Tractor Supply and Whataburger on North Main Street, also known as 22.293 acres situated in the John Pharass Survey A-495, City of Taylor, from Single Family (R1) to General Business (B2).  (John Elsden)

6.      Conduct Public Hearing and consider introducing Ordinance 2007-36 regarding a request from Jane E. Jones to rezone property located at the northwest corner of T. H. Johnson Drive and North Main Street, also known as 7.528 acres situated in the W. J. Baker Survey A-65, City of Taylor, from Rural Agriculture (RA) and Single Family (R1) to Local Business (B1).  (John Elsden)

7.      Conduct Public Hearing and consider adopting Ordinance 2007-34 regarding Super Freeport exemption.  (Bob vanTil)

8.      Consider application for Fire Prevention and Safety Grant.  (Chief Bruce Watson)

9.      Consider amending computer and internet use policy for Taylor Public Library.  (Karen Ellis)

10.  Consider update on 2007 Strategic Plan.  (Jim Dunaway; 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.  The City of Taylor is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act.  Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request.  Please call the City Clerk at 352-3676 for assistance.  I certify that the notice of meeting was posted in the Taylor City Hall Lobby before 6:00 pm on November 23, 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