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AGENDA                       

 

CITY OF TAYLOR, TEXAS

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 400 PORTER ST.

September 23, 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 August 26, 2008, September 4, 2008, and September 19, 2008.  (Susan Brock)

2.      Ordinance 2008-29 Assignment Pay for police and fire fighters.  (Jeff Straub/Bruce Watson)

3.      Ordinance 2008-30 Budget Amendment.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

4.      Ordinance 2008-33 Sign Ordinance amendment for downtown.  (Jean Johnson)

5.      Ordinance 2008-34 Rezoning Ramires property.  (John Elsden)

6.      Concur with financials for August, 2008.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

 

REGULAR AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:

7.      Consider accepting grant from ALCOA for Housing Trust Fund.  (Bob VanTil; Mayor)

8.      Proclamation:  Designating October, 2008 as Breast Cancer Month. (Mayor)

9.      Certificate of Appreciation:  Eagle Scout Seth Harvey.  (Karen Ellis; Mayor)

10.  Consider amending Animal Ordinance 2008-21 regarding fowl.  (Mayor; Chief Straub)

11.  Consider adopting Ordinance 2008-35 Rezoning Wilkes property.  (John Elsden)

12.  Consider adopting revised Ordinance 2008-31 Fee Schedule amendment. (Rosemarie Dennis)

13.  Consider amending Library TexShare Card Policy.  (Karen Ellis)

14.  Consider selecting candidates for Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool Board of Trustees.  (Jim Dunaway)

15.  Consider establishing a policy waiving permit fees for Taylor Independent School District (TISD), Williamson County, and the State of Texas.  (Bob vanTil)

16.  Consider amending personnel policy regarding military leave.  (Starla Hall)

17.  Consider Ordinance 2008-36 adopting FEMA floodplain management guidelines.  (Jim Dunaway)

18.  Consider Hotel/Motel Agreement with the Taylor Chamber of Commerce.  (Jim Dunaway)

19.  Consider authorizing professional services agreement with Sledge Engineering, LLC, for the Lake Drive Culvert replacement project. (Jim Dunaway)

20.  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.

21.  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 September 19, 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