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June 12, 2008, 6:00 P.M.





(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 May 27, 2008.  (Susan Brock)

2.      Ordinance 2008-16, Amending Fee Ordinance (Interment services and Pool fees) (Rosemarie Dennis, Bob van Til)

3.      Resolution R08-9, authorizing bank and investment signatories.  (Rosemarie Dennis)




4.      Conduct Public Hearing and consider introducing Ordinance 2008-9 to amend the Zoning Ordinance to require public notices be consistent with Texas Local Government Code.  (John Elsden)

5.      Conduct Public Hearing and consider introducing Ordinance 2008-19 to rezone property owned by B. K. Paryani representing Pacifica Investments, Inc. located at 406 Sturgis St., also known as lot 3, Block 104, City of Taylor, 0.12 acres from Single Family Residential (R1), to Duplex (D).  (John Elsden)

6.      Consider Construction Manager-Agent contract with Gallagher Construction Company for the East Williamson County Regional Park Sports Complex.  (Frank Salvato)

7.      Consider developer agreement to participate with David Cersonsky representing Mustang Creek Dialysis Center to oversize a wastewater line on property located on north side of West U.S. Highway 79.  (John Elsden)

8.      Consider request from Taylor Girl Scouts to waive or reimburse fees to use Murphy Park Pavilion for Summer Day Camp.  (Jim Dunaway)

9.      Consider request from the Taylor Library Foundation to waive the alcohol prohibition at the Taylor Public Library for a Fall Gala event.  (Jim Dunaway)

10.  Consider request for city support of July 4th event downtown.  (Danny Thomas)

11.  Consider introducing Ordinance 2008-18 establishing speed limits on Highway 95/Main Street.  (Danny Thomas)

12.  Consider accepting petition from Temple College at Taylor Foundation and introducing Ordinance 2008-17 to annex territory with fewer than three voters, described as 16.4 acres of land situated in the Reese, G. M. Survey, AW0533, and located in Williamson County, Texas for construction of EWCHEC. (John Elsden)

13.  Consider request from Williamson Burnet County Opportunities, Inc. (WBCO) for additional funding for FY 2007/2008.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

14.  Consider Municipal Drainage Utility System (MDUS) implementation schedule.  (Jim Dunaway)

15.  Consider Resolution R08-10 in support of Main Street Program.  (Jim Dunaway)

16.  Consider request to reschedule July 10th Council meeting to July 8th.  (Frank Salvato)

17.  Executive 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.

18.  Consider action from Executive Session.

19.  Executive 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.  

20.  Consider action from Executive Session.



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 June 9, 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.




Susan Brock, City Clerk