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The City Council of the City of Taylor met in a special joint meeting with the Taylor Independent School District (TISD) Board on November 21, 2006, at Northside Elementary School, 1004 Dellinger St., Taylor, Texas.  In the absence of Mayor Bernabe Gonzales and Mayor Pro Tem Donald Hill, Council Member John McDonald declared a quorum and called the meeting to order at 6:12 p.m. with the following present:

 

Council Member Rod Hortenstine                      Frank Salvato, City Manager

Council Member Ella Jez                                     Assistant City Manager, Jim Dunaway

                                                                             City Clerk, Susan Brock

 

REGULAR AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:
           

1.      PARTICIPATE IN JOINT MEETING WITH TAYLOR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT (TISD) BOARD TO REVIEW THE CITY 2006 STRATEGIC PLAN AND THE 2006-2007 GOALS FOR THE TAYLOR TISD.
Dr. Bruce Scott, TISD Superintendent, distributed copies of the TISD Goals for 2006-2007 and discussed the intent of each goal and how the District is planning to meet these goals.  He stated that the current enrollment at the elementary level has experienced growth to the point that these campuses are at or near capacity.  Additional information was provided regarding the use of “ED Connect” to communicate with each student with an automated  telephone message, current safety issues, a reduction in technology funding, and a continued emphasis on academic excellence.

Mr. Salvato presented an overview of the development of the City Strategic Plan and highlighted the accomplishments that have been made to meet these goals.  He stressed that the Council and staff continue to seek to expand economic development for the City and that all entities, including the TISD, can benefit from a renewed emphasis on community pride.  This report was for information only and no further action was taken.
                       

ADJOURN
With no further business, Council Member McDonald adjourned the meeting at 7:45 p.m.

                                                                                               

 

 

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John McDonald, Council Member

ATTEST:

 

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Susan Brock, City Clerk