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City Hall, Council Chambers, 400 Porter Street


AUGUST 13, 2009, 6:00 P.M.






(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.)


(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 July 28, and August 6, 2009.  (Susan Brock)
  2. Ordinance 2009-18 increasing the number of members on the Airport Advisory Board.  (Danny Thomas)




  1. Consider revisions to the Ordinance 2009-17 Budget Amendment for FY 2008/2009.  (Rosemarie Dennis)
  2. Consider awarding bids for employee health care coverage.  (Starla Hall)
  3. Conduct Public Hearing and consider introducing Ordinance 2009-20 authorizing a Special Use Permit (SUP) with Williamson County for antenna extension.  (John Elsden)
  4. Conduct Public Meeting and begin thirty day public comment period to name or rename streets in city limits.  (John Elsden)
  5. Consider accepting report from Taylor Chamber of Commerce.  (Rob Bauman)
  6. Consider approving Resolution R09-19 authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for a Texas HOME Investment Partnership Program?s Owner-Occupied Housing Assistance Fund (HOME Grant).  (Bob vanTil)
  7. Consider authorizing Phase I of a proposal to develop conceptual design for signage at the Taylor Regional Park and Sports Complex.  (Casey Sledge)
  8. Consider appointing the U. S. Census Complete Count Committee.  (Bob vanTil)
  9. Consider authorizing services agreement with Sledge Engineering for engineering services including Mallard culverts, Holly Springs and Donna Drive drainage, the Second Street Project Management Contract and the 2009 Southwest 24? Water Main Contract. (Danny Thomas)
  10. Consider approving a Memorandum of Understanding with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) regarding the adoption of the TxDOT Federally- approved Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program by the City of Taylor.  (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, in accordance with the authority contained in Section 551.072 in order to deliberate regarding acquisition of real property.

14.  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, 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. Consider action from Executive Session I or II.


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 August 10, 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