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AGENDA                       

 

CITY OF TAYLOR, TEXAS

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 400 PORTER ST.

March 25, 2008, 6:00 P.M.

 

CALL TO ORDER AND DECLARE A QUORUM
INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

CITIZENS COMMUNICATION

(The City Council welcomes public comments on items not listed on the agenda.  However, the Council cannot respond to matters not listed until posted on a future meeting agenda.)

 

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 to discuss and act upon it individually as part of the Regular agenda.)

1.      Minutes for March 13, 2008.  (Susan Brock)

2.      Ordinance 2008-7 Budget Amendment.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

3.      Concur with financials for February, 2008. (Rosemarie Dennis)

 

REGULAR AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:

 

4.      Proclamation:  In recognition of Margery Pearson Day, March 31 (Mayor)

5.      Proclamation:  In recognition of Taylor High School Academic Decathlon achievements.  (Mayor)

6.      Recognition of Matthew Scott Solbach for his achievement as Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America. (Mayor)

7.      Recognition of Michelle Smith for her achievement of Gold Award with the Girl Scouts of America. (Mayor)

8.      Consider Annual Racial Profiling Report.  (Chief Jeff Straub)

9.      Consider approval of Motorola Lease-Purchase agreement for radio system components to allow Public Safety to participate in Williamson County Radio System. (Chief Straub; Chief Watson)

10.  Consider request to “over hire” one police officer level position due to sergeant vacancy.  (Chief Straub)

11.  Consider accepting grant donations from Wal-Mart to Fire Department and Main Street Program. (Jim Dunaway)

12.  Consider accepting donation of equipment from Taylor Professional Firefighter Association Local 4194 to City Fire Department.  (Chief Bruce Watson)

13.  Consider approving 2008 Strategic Plan.  (Frank Salvato)

14.  Consider appointments to the Planning and Zoning Commission (John Elsden; Mayor)

15.  Consider reappointment of Ms. Norma Shorts to the Parks and Recreation Board.  (Danny Thomas, Mayor)

16.  Consider adopting Resolution R08-5 canceling the municipal election for May 10, 2008 and declaring Rodney Hortenstine, Council Member At Large, elected to office.  (Susan Brock)

17.  Executive Session.  The Taylor City Council will hold a closed executive meeting pursuant to the provisions of the Open Meetings Law, Chapter 551, Government Code, in accordance with the authority contained in Section 551.087 to discuss or deliberate regarding commercial and/or financial information on a business prospect  that the City of Taylor, Texas seeks to have locate, stay, or expand in or near the city of Taylor, Texas and with which the City of Taylor, Texas is conducting economic development negotiations and/or to deliberate the offer of financial or other incentives to the business prospect.

18.  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 March 21, 2008 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