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The City Council of the City of Taylor met on July 31, 2008 at City Hall, 400 Porter St., Taylor, Texas.  Mayor Hortenstine declared a quorum and called the special 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

 

REGULAR AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:

1.      CONSIDER ESTABLISHING A RATE FOR A MUNICIPAL DRAINAGE UTILITY SYSTEM (MDUS).
Mayor Hortenstine reminded all those in attendance that this special meeting was a workshop to continue discussion on the feasibility of establishing a Municipal Drainage Utility System and there would be time for public input when public hearings are scheduled as the process moves forward. Mr. Salvato presented additional information regarding options available for funding capital improvement drainage projects and the effect each option would have on residents, commercial customers, and the budget.  Council requested staff bring back a prioritized list of the projects based on most immediate need and took no other action.

2.      CONDUCT BUDGET WORKSHOP II FOR FY 2008/2009.
Mr. Salvato and staff presented additional information regarding the FY 2008/2009 proposed budget for consideration. 

  

ADJOURN

      With no further business; Mayor Hortenstine adjourned the meeting at 8:00 p.m.


                                                                                                     

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                                                                                                      Rod Hortenstine, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

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Susan Brock, City Clerk