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AGENDA                       

 

CITY OF TAYLOR, TEXAS

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 400 PORTER ST.

November 25, 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 November 10, 2008 and November 13, 2008.  (Susan Brock)

2.      Ordinance 2008-38 Prohibiting engine braking in City limits.

 

REGULAR AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:

3.      Proclamation:  In recognition of 60th Anniversary of FloydCo in Taylor. (Mayor)

4.      Proclamation:  In recognition of Taylor Area Business Women’s contributions to a Celebration of Lights on Main Street.  (Mayor)

5.      Consider terminating agreement with First Southwest for financial and disclosure services.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

6.      Consider entering into agreement with Specialized Public Financing, Inc. for financial and disclosure services.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

7.      Consider introducing Ordinance 2008-40 changing park hours and regulating parking on grass in city parks.  (Bob vanTil)

8.      Consider authorizing contract with DataProse for utility billing and printing services.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

9.      Consider additional dates for public hearings regarding location of sidewalks to be constructed under the Safe Routes to Schools Program.  (Jim Dunaway)

10.  Consider approving a letter of congratulations to recently elected officials. (Mayor)

11.  Receive presentation on the possible creation of the Taylor Community Development Corporation (CDC).  (Bob vanTil)

12.  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.  

13.  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 November 21, 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