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AGENDA

 

CITY OF TAYLOR, TEXAS

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

City Hall, Council Chambers, 400 Porter Street

 

AUGUST 25, 2009, 6:00 P.M.

 

CALL TO ORDER AND DECLARE A QUORUM

INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

CITIZENS COMMUNICATION

(The City Council welcomespublic comments on items not listed on the agenda.  However, the Council cannotrespond until the item is posted on a future meeting agenda.)

CONSENT AGENDA

(The Consent Agendaincludes non-controversial and routine items that the Council may act on withone single vote.  The Mayor or any Council member may pull any item from theConsent Agenda to discuss and act upon individually on the Regular Agenda.)

 

  1. Minutes for August 13, 2009.  (Susan Brock)
  2. Ordinance 2009-20, Special Use Permit with Williamson County. (John Elsden)
  3. Concur with preliminary financials for July, 2009.  (Rosemarie Dennis)

 

REGULAR AGENDA;REVIEW/DISCUSS AND CONSIDER ACTION

 

4.      Conduct PublicHearing on 2009/2010 Ad Valorem Tax Rate and 2009-2010 Budget

The Cityof Taylor City Council will vote on the tax rate at a meeting to be held onSeptember 6, 2009 at 6:00 pm, at City Hall.

a.       Considerintroducing Ordinance 2009-25 adopting the 2009/2010 Annual Budget (excluding "Contributions to Civic Programs.") 

b.      Considerintroducing Ordinance 2009-26 fixing and levying Ad Valorem tax for the2009/2010 tax year.

c.       Introduce "Contributions to Civic Programs" included in Ordinance 2009-25.

5.     Consider awarding bids foremployee supplemental insurance.  (Starla Hall)

6.     Consider approving Taylor EconomicDevelopment Corporation Budget for FY 2009/2010.  (Jason Ford.)

7.     Consider appointing the U. S.Census Complete Count Committee.  (Bob vanTil)

8.     Consider appointing new members tothe Airport Advisory Board.  (Danny Thomas)

9.     Consider appointment to Planningand Zoning Board.  (John Elsden)

10.  Consider introducing Ordinance 2009-24 regardingassignment and seniority pay for certain assignments within the fire and policedepartments.  (Jeff Straub; Bruce Watson)

  1. 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)

12.  Consider authorizing staff to initiate an annexationeast of Taylor along US Hwy 79 and to prepare a Service Plan.  (John Elsden)

13.  Executive Session.  The Taylor City Council will hold a closed executive meeting pursuantto the provisions of the Open Meetings Law, Chapter 551, Government Code, inaccordance with the  authority contained in Section 551.074 to discuss CityManager's performance evaluation.

14.  Consider action from Executive Session: City Manager performance evaluation. (Council)

 

ADJOURN

The Council may vote and/oract upon each of the items listed in this Agenda.  The Council reserves theright to retire into executive session concerning any of the items listed onthis Agenda, whenever it is considered necessary and legally justified underthe Open Meetings Act.  I certify that the notice of meeting was posted in theTaylor City Hall Lobby before 6:00 pm on August 21, 2009 and remained postedfor 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:__________________________________________

                                                                                    SusanBrock, City Clerk