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AGENDA                       

 

CITY OF TAYLOR, TEXAS

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 400 PORTER ST.

October 21, 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 October 7, 2008 and October 9, 2008.  (Susan Brock)

2.      Ordinance 2008-32 Future Land Use Map amended.  (John Elsden)

 

REGULAR AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:

3.      Recognize new Police Officers.  (Chief Straub)

4.      Consider adopting Resolution R08-14 to renew and update Investment Policy. (Rosemarie Dennis)

5.      Consider adopting an Identity Theft “Red Flag” Program.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

6.      Consider appointing committee to develop guidelines for naming streets. (John Elsden)

7.      Consider introducing Ordinance 2008-37 regarding crosswalks.  (Jeff Straub)

8.      Conduct discussion regarding current and future bond sales for Capital Improvement Projects (Mustang Creek Wastewater Interceptor, East Williamson County Regional Park, Sloan Street, Upper Pressure Plane, Second Street, the East Williamson County Higher Education Center utilities, STP-MM Grant and various utility bores) and their impact on utility rates and property tax rate.  (Frank Salvato)

9.      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 551.072 in order to deliberate regarding acquisition of real property.

10.  Consider action from Executive Session I.

11.  Executive Session II.  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.

12.  Consider action from Executive Session II.

13.  Executive Session III. 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 from Executive Session III.

 

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 October 17, 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