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AGENDA                       

 

CITY OF TAYLOR, TEXAS

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 400 PORTER ST.

November 13, 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 21, 2008, October 23, 2008, and November 4, 2008.  (Susan Brock)

2.      Ordinance 2008-37 Crosswalks on Highway 95 between Mallard and T. H. Johnson.  (Jeff Straub)

3.      Consider with Preliminary Financials for September, 2008.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

 

REGULAR AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:

4.      Consider reappointment of Pamela Sanford to the Williamson County Board of Health. (Mayor)

5.      Consider action with respect to Resolution R08-15 authorizing proceeding with Issuance of Certificates of Obligations and further directing the Publication of Notice of Intention to Issue City of Taylor, Texas Combination Tax and Revenue Certificates of Obligation, Series 2008.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

6.      Consider final Project and Financing Plan for the Taylor Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District Number 1.  (Bob vanTil)

7.      Consider Memorandum of Understanding with Keep Taylor Beautiful to use city property on the northwest corner of South Doak and West Rio Grande Streets for a Community Garden.  (Bob vanTil)

8.      Consider setting dates for public hearings on the location of sidewalks constructed under the Safe Routes to Schools Program.  (Danny Thomas)

9.      Consider introducing Ordinance 2008-38 prohibiting engine braking within the city limits.  (Jeff Straub)

10.  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.

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 551.072 in order to deliberate regarding acquisition of real property.

 

 

12.  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.  

13.  Consider action from Executive Session I, II, or 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 November 10, 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