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AGENDA                       

 

CITY OF TAYLOR, TEXAS

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 400 PORTER ST.

September 4, 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.)

  • Gloria Cueva, Williamson County Literacy Council

REGULAR AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:

1.      Proclamation:  Designating September 4, 2008 as United Way of Williamson County Day.  (Mayor)

2.   Consider adopting Ordinance 2008-27 fixing and levying ad valorem tax rate for tax year 2008-      2009.

3.    Consider adopting Ordinance 2008-28 for the 2008-2009 Annual Budget * excluding           “Contributions    to Civic Programs”. (*NOTE: This budget will raise more total property taxes than last                year’s budget by $346,169 or 6% and of that amount $114,834 is tax revenue to be raised from new property            added to the roll this yr.)

4.      Consider approving “Contributions to Civic Programs” included in Ordinance 2008-28.

5.      Consider introducing Ordinance 2008-29 regarding assignment pay for police and fire fighter personnel.  (Jeff Straub, Bruce Watson)

6.      Consider introducing Ordinance 2008-30 amending the FY 2007/2008 Budget.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

7.      Consider introducing Ordinance 2008-31 amending Fee Schedule.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

8.      Conduct Public Hearing and consider introducing Ordinance 2008-34 to rezone property owned by Asael Ramires located at 1008 Price Street, also known as Lot 1, Block 10, Alexander Addition, from Light Industrial(M-1) to Single Family (R-1). (John Elsden)

9.      Conduct Public Hearing and consider introducing Ordinance 2008-35 to rezone property owned by Travis Wilkes located in the vicinity of 809 Carlos G. Parker Blvd, also known as Tract 1, 2.0 acres in the Wm. J. Baker Survey, AW0065, City of Taylor, from Local Business (B-1) to General Business (B-2). (John Elsden)

10.  Consider introducing Ordinance 2008-33 amending the Sign Ordinance for primary sign calculations in the Downtown Historic District. (Jean Johnson)

11.  Consider approving Resolution R08-10 supporting the discontinuation of the diversion of transportation user revenues to non-transportation uses and the appropriation of all revenue generated from highway user fees and taxes to fund transportation projects.  (Jim Dunaway)

12.  Consider Hotel/Motel agreement with Taylor Chamber of Commerce. (Jim Dunaway)

13.  Consider dates of City Council meetings in October, November, and December.  (Frank Salvato)

14.  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.  

15.  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, when 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 August 29, 2008 and remained posted for at least 72 continuous hours before the scheduled time of said meeting.  The following news media was notified of this meeting:  Taylor Daily Press.

 

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Susan Brock, City Clerk