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The City Council of the City of Taylor met on August 8, 2005, at City Hall, 400 Porter St., Taylor, Texas.  Mayor Don Hill declared a quorum and called the special meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. with the following present:

 

Mayor Don Hill                                                            City Manager Frank Salvato

Mayor Pro Tem John McDonald                                  City Clerk, Susan Brock

Council Member Rod Hortenstine                                 City Attorney, Ted Hejl       

Council Member Bernabe Gonzales

Council Member Ella Jez

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA – REVIEW/DISCUSS & CONSIDER/ACTION:

1.         CONSIDER DEVELOPER AGREEMENT WITH MALLARD PARK TAYLOR, LP AND LENNAR HOMES OF TEXAS LAND AND CONSTRUCTION, LTD.
Frank Salvato, City Manager, presented a proposed developer agreement between the City, Mallard Park, and Lennar Homes of Texas regarding the detention pond in the Mallard Park subdivision.  The agreement outlines whose responsibility it is to make the necessary repairs to the pond and who will provide the continued maintenance of the pond.  Specific terms of the agreement indicate that Mallard Park agrees to repair the Pond in Phase I, the City will accept maintenance of both Ponds I and II when Phase II development is completed, the City will receive $25,000 and Lots 12 and 19 simultaneously from Mallard after Phase II improvements are completed, the City will construct a playscape on Lot 11 (being conveyed to the City by Lennar) and a water fountain in Pond I, and Mallard Park will oversize Pond II construction while the City waives Phase II development (engineering and platting) fees.  Mayor Pro Tem McDonald made a motion to accept the agreement as presented and Council member Hortenstine seconded the motion.  VOTE:  Five voted AYE.  Motion passed.    

2.         2005/2006 FISCAL YEAR BUDGET WORKSHOP. 
Mr. Salvato continued the previous discussions on budget projections and provided council with information on debt services, property tax projections, and sales tax revenue.  He also outlined changes in the way utility clerk salaries and utility department expenses have been made to better reflect the actual costs to that department.  Council member Hortenstine presented information regarding options for increased revenue for the City Cemetery.  No action was taken during these discussions.



ADJOURN

With no further business, the council meeting was adjourned at 8:00 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                                                        

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                                                                                                                                                         Donald R. Hill, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

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Susan Brock, City Clerk