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The City Council of the City of
Taylor met on
August 10, 2006, at City Hall, 400
Porter St., Taylor, Texas. Mayor Gonzales declared a
quorum and called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. with the following present:
Mayor Pro Tem Donald Hill
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
Chief Jeff Straub
led the group in prayer.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
No citizens came forward
during this time.
2. CONCUR WITH
FINANCIALS FOR JUNE, 2006.
Council Member McDonald asked to remove July 13 minutes from Consent Agenda
for discussion. Mayor Pro Tem Hill moved to approve the remaining items
on the consent agenda as presented and Council Member McDonald seconded the
motion. VOTE: Five voted AYE. Motion passed.
Council Member McDonald asked that the July 13 Minutes be corrected to include
Mr. Rob McQuillen as present in the discussion on the
East Williamson County Park and Mayor Gonzales asked to correct the wording in
paragraph one on the Consent Agenda from “Mayor” to “Mayor Pro Tem” since he
was absent at that meeting. Council Member McDonald moved to accept these
corrections and Mayor Pro Tem Hill seconded the motion. VOTE: Five
voted AYE. Motion passed.
AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:
3. AD VALOREM TAX RATE AND
City Manager Frank
Salvato presented current information regarding the City of Taylor
Effective Tax Rate and said the information provided by the County has not been
correct and he would like Council to have more time to review the information
at a special workshop.
Having reviewed the information available, Council Member Hortenstine
moved to schedule a workshop for
August 15 and to establish the upper limit of the ad
valorem tax rate at the roll back rate of
0.801937 and a Record Vote was taken as follows:
Five voted AYE. Motion passed.
Mayor Pro Tem
With no further business, Mayor Gonzales adjourned the meeting.
Bernabe Gonzales, Mayor
Susan Brock, City Clerk