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City Hall, Council Chambers, 400 Porter Street


OCTOBER 27, 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 October 8, 2009 and October 13, 2009.  (Susan Brock)
  2. Ordinance 2009-30 amending local renewal period for alcoholic beverage permits in the City  (Susan Brock)




  1. Conduct Public Hearing and consider introducing Ordinance 2009-21 amending the Zoning Ordinance for rear yard setback requirements for accessory structures in residential districts.  (John Elsden)
  2. Conduct Public Hearing and consider introducing Ordinance 2009-23 amending the Zoning Ordinance to include Institutional and Park Zoning designations.  (Bob van Til)
  3. Consider Resolution R09-24 requesting Texas Department of Transportation release maintenance of US Highway 79 to the City.  (Jim Dunaway)
  4. Consider authorizing City Manager to enter into a contract with the Texas Department of Community Affairs for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program.  (Bob van Til)
  5. Consider authorizing City Manager to enter into a contract with Langford Community management Services to administer the Neighborhood Stabilization Program.  (John Elsden)
  6. Consider approving Resolution R09-25 regarding intent to apply for an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG).  (Lisa Thompson)
  7. Consider authorizing the City Manager to enter into a lease agreement with Williamson County Grain Co. for lease of three lots on Threadgill Street.  (Bob van Til)
  8. Consider accepting public improvements for Energy Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) Taylor Control Center project.  (Danny Thomas)
  9. Consider reappointments to Airport Advisory Board.  (Danny Thomas)

12.  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 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 October 23, 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