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The City Council of the City of Taylor met on July 17, 2008 at City Hall, 400 Porter St., Taylor, Texas.  Mayor Hortenstine declared a quorum and called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. with the following present:

 

Mayor Pro Tem Ella Jez                                      Frank Salvato, City Manager

Council Member Bernabe Gonzales                    Assistant City Manager, Jim Dunaway

Council Member Don Hill                                   City Attorney, Ted Hejl

Council Member John McDonald                       City Clerk, Susan Brock

INVOCATION

Chief Straub led the group in prayer.

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

CITIZENS COMMUNICATION

No citizens came forward.

REGULAR AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:

1.      CONSIDER DECLARING EMERGENCY REPAIRS TO DRAINAGE CULVERT IN 1900 BLOCK OF WEST LAKE DRIVE.
Mr. Dunaway presented background information regarding the need for repairs to a drainage culvert on West Lake Drive.  Due to the urgency of the situation, staff asked Halff and Associates to develop options to fix the structure.     

Council Member Hill moved to select Option B to construct a box culvert using city labor when possible with funds of $244,120 to come from the 2007/2008 Sales Tax revenue.  Mayor Pro Tem Jez seconded the motion.  VOTE:  Five voted AYE.  Motion passed.

2.      CONDUCT BUDGET WORKSHOP FOR FY 2008/2009.
Staff presented preliminary figures for Council to review for all departments and revenue funds.   

ADJOURN

      With no further business; Mayor Hortenstine adjourned the meeting at 8:35 p.m.


                                                                                                     

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                                                                                                      Rod Hortenstine, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

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Susan Brock, City Clerk