CITY OF TAYLOR, TEXAS
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 400 PORTER ST.
July 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
(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.)
Minutes for June 24, 2008. (Susan Brock)
Ordinance 2008-20, Amending Sign
Ordinance (Electronic Billboards, variances, banners)
AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:
Consider approving Ordinance 2008-21 amending the Animal
Control Ordinance. (Jeff Straub)
appointments to Animal Control Appeals Board and Shelter Advisory Committee. (Don
5. Consider request from
the United Seniors of Taylor to waive permit fees for the renovation of the new
Taylor Senior Citizens
Center. (Bob vanTil)
interlocal agreement between Williamson
County and the City of Taylor regarding the
expansion of Business Highway 79 and assumption of operation and maintenance of
same from Texas Department of Transportation.
7. Conduct Public
Hearing and consider introducing Ordinance 2008-22 modifying the Zoning
Ordinance to create a Downtown Neighborhood Zoning District. (John Elsden)
appointing two members to the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG)
General Assembly. (Jim Dunaway; Mayor)
9. Consider introduction
of Ordinance No. 2008-23 amending the existing Hotel/Motel Tax Ordinance to
provide for penalties for non-payment of taxes.
10. Consider change
order for the Murphy Lake Dam Repair Project.
scheduling dates for future City Council meetings in August and September. (Frank Salvato)
12. Executive Session I. 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.
13. Consider action
from Executive Session.
14. Executive Session II. 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.
15. 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 July 3, 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.