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AGENDA

 

CITY OF TAYLOR, TEXAS

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

City Hall, Council Chambers, 400 Porter Street

 

JUNE 23, 2009, 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 until the item is 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 any Council member may pull any item from the Consent Agenda to discuss and act upon individually on the Regular Agenda.)

 

  1. Minutes for June 11, 2009.  (Susan Brock)
  2. Ordinance 2009-14, Fireworks prohibited from within 5,000 feet of City Limits. (Chief Watson)
  3. Concur with financials for May, 2009.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

 

REGULAR AGENDA; REVIEW/DISCUSS AND CONSIDER ACTION

 

  1. Consider approving Resolution R09-15 affirming support of and encouraging citizens of Taylor to participate in the 2010 Census.  (Bob vanTil)
  2. Consider request from Police Department to use donated funds for National Night Out activities.  (Chief Straub)
  3. Consider approving reappointment of Mary Chapa to the Civil Service Commission.  (Starla Hall)
  4. Consider appointments to Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.  (Danny Thomas)
  5. Consider creation of a Municipal Drainage Utility System (MDUS).  (Jim Dunaway)
  6. Consider amending the City?s Policy for Naming City Streets and City Facilities.  (Jim Dunaway)
  7. Consider creation of the East Williamson County Higher Education Corporation.  (Jim Dunaway)

11.  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, and 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.

  1. Executive Session II.  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.
  2. Consider approving settlement agreement with Electric Reliability Council of Texas. 
  3. Consider action from Executive Session I or II.

 

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 June 19, 2009 and remained posted for at least 72 hours continuously before the scheduled time of said meeting.  I further certify that the following news media was notified of this meeting:  Taylor Daily Press.

 

 

Posted:________________________________         By:__________________________________________

                                                                                    Susan Brock, City Clerk