CITY OF TAYLOR, TEXAS
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 400 PORTER ST.
May 8, 2008, 6:00 P.M.
CALL TO ORDER AND DECLARE A QUORUM
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
(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.)
(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 April
22, 2008 and April 29, 2008. (Susan Brock)
2. Ordinance 2008-14
amending Sign Ordinance for Bed and Breakfast facilities.
REGULAR AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:
National Historic Preservation Month. (Mayor)
4. Consider removal
of 2nd and 4th streets from the Texas Department of
Transportation Highway System and improvements to 2nd Street. (Frank Salvato)
5. Consider request to
participate with Davita Dialysis Center to oversize a wastewater line on
property located on north side of West U.S. Highway 79. (Bob vanTil)
6. Consider request
to participate with Lockhart Building Systems, Inc. to oversize a water line on
property located on south side of West U.S. Highway 79. (John Elsden)
7. Consider request
from Mr. John Matthews to reserve basketball courts at Robinson Park for
Midnight Basketball from June 17-August 9, 2008. (Danny Thomas)
introducing Ordinance 2008-15 to increase the franchise fee rate for ATMOS.
9. Consider request
to reclassify/delete Sergeant’s position in Police Department and replace it
with existing Police officer/Police Recruit position. (Chief Jeff Straub)
10. Consider awarding
the bid for rehabilitation of the streets surrounding the Central Fire
Station. (Danny Thomas)
appointments to the Taylor Economic Development Board. (Mayor)
appointments to the Moody Museum Advisory Board. (Danny Thomas; Mayor)
Session. The Taylor City Council will conduct a closed executive meeting under
Section 551.071 of the Texas Government Code in order to meet with it’s City
Attorney on a matter in which the duty of the Attorney to the governmental body
under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of
Texas authorize and allow such a closed meeting and which Rules conflict with
the Texas Open Meetings Act.
14. Consider action
on Executive Session.
Session. The Taylor City Council will conduct 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 deliberate the offer of
financial or other incentives to the business prospect.
16. Consider action
on Executive Session.
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 5, 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.