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The City Council of the City of Taylor met on October 5, 2006, at City Hall, 400 Porter St., Taylor, Texas.  Mayor Bernabe Gonzales declared a quorum and called the special meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. with the following present:

 

Council Member Rod Hortenstine                      Frank Salvato, City Manager

Council Member Ella Jez                                     Assistant City Manager, Jim Dunaway

Council Member John McDonald                       City Clerk, Susan Brock

 

REGULAR AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:

  1. WORKSHOP TO REVIEW ISSUES RELATED TO DEBT SERVICE, UTILITY RATES, PERSONNEL POLICY MANUAL, AND TAYLOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AGREEMENT. 
    Mr. Salvato led the workshop discussion with the presentation of a proposed contract agreement with the Taylor Chamber of Commerce.  At the suggestion of Mayor Gonzales, it was agreed that no Council action would be taken until the Chamber Board of Directors has had time to review the document.  Mr. Hejl reminded Council and staff the current agreement expires on November 10, 2006. 

    Mr. Dunaway presented information provided by First Southwest Company regarding a timetable for issuing debt.  He also provided Council with a proposed schedule for utility rate increases to ensure debt service payments could be adequately met. 

    Ms. Starla Hall, Director of Human Resources, presented Council with the final section of the Personnel Policy Manual to be reviewed and highlighted the changes recommended by the staff work group.  With no further discussion, Council Member McDonald moved to approve the Personnel Policy Manual as presented and Council Member Hortenstine seconded the motion.  VOTE:  Four voted AYE.  Motion passed.

 

ADJOURN
With no further business, Mayor Gonzales adjourned the meeting at 8:10 p.m.



                                                                                                     

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                                                                                                      Bernabe Gonzales, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

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Susan Brock, City Clerk