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The City Council of the City of Taylor met on June 8, 2006, at City Hall, 400 Porter St., Taylor, Texas.  Mayor Benito Gonzales declared a quorum and called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. with the following present:

 

                                                                             City Manager, Frank Salvato

Council Member Rod Hortenstine                      Assistant City Manager, Jim Dunaway

Council Member Ella Jez                                     City Attorney, Ted Hejl

Council Member John McDonald                       City Clerk, Susan Brock    

 


REGULAR AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:

1.      CONSIDER PUBLIC HEARING FOR PHASE I ANNEXATION OF 1,111.81 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TEXAS, BEING 618.92 ACRES SITUATED IN THE JAMES C. EAVES SURVEY ABSTRACT NO. 213 AND 492.89 ACRES SITUATED IN THE SAMUEL PHARASS SURVEY, ABSTRACT NO. 496.
Mr. Bob VanTil presented a brief background and description of the annexation process.  He stated the property to be annexed was selected as a result of the Comprehensive Plan and Strategic Plan previously adopted by Council.  Mayor Gonzales declared the Public Hearing open and asked for comments from the audience. 

Mr. Mark Groba of Houston came forward and presented a Petition to the City Clerk stating his opposition to the annexation of property he owns within the Phase I plan.  Mr. Bobby Naivar also came forward to express his opposition to the annexation of his property in the Phase I plan.

Mr. Salvato responded to a number of comments and concerns brought up by both Mr. Grober and Mr. Naivar regarding the actual effect annexation will have on their properties as well as the responsibility for maintenance of any county roads within the newly annexed area.

With no further public comment or further discussion from Council, Mayor Gonzales declared the Public Hearing closed and the meeting was adjourned at 5:58 pm.

 

 

                                                                                                     

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                                                                                                      Bernabe Gonzales, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

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Susan Brock, City Clerk