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MIN 01.13.1988 CC-Se$ti 'T is ; .€9 8 8 The Citi' Council of the City of Georgetown, Texas met in a Joint special Session n the above .ate at 5 g 30 p.m. with Commissioner's by toucilme ber Court of Williamson County in the 26th District Court, tad floor of the Williamson "A"). County ty C Curt o e in Georgetown, 'texas with Mayor Jim Colbert and County Judge Ikon Wilson presiding. The following members of Council and officials were preset # Council members ut er La ba.c , Joan King, Marvin . Lackey, Barbara Pearce aril Mike McMaster, City Secretary Leta, F. Willoughby and City Manager R. Bob Ga l r. Williamson County Commissioners present. Wesley Foust, Raymond Raster and merry Mie ev c. SPECTAL MEETING.* 5a30 PoMe Welcome and opening comments were made by County Judge Don Wilson and Mayor Jim Colbert. 1 Consideration of and Possible Action on Laro al on De elc ent `ee and Land.Ne9otiatiqns Mayor Colbert introduced C ou cl l ae ber Barbara Pearce. Mrs Pearce distributed the City's ropo al and introduced ou cil ember Mike McMaster, who read. the City's proposal into the record, Motion by Coucile ber McMaster c aster a second by toucilme ber Pearce t adopt the City's proposal (Exhibit "A"). MOTION: MCMASTER SECOND. PEARCE MOTION CARRIED: UNANIMOUS Comments of appreciation followed by members €ber of Commissioner Courts Action to accept, the City's proposal was taken by the Courts _ Discussion of Criminal Justice Center De3Lelqppentf.1ans Brief discussion followed by C ouncilme ber Pearce, Mayor Colbert and members of Commissioner's C o rt. Decision Ca t C ounint oL.Contact for Communications or i C r' m' nal Justice Center Judge ikon recommended that Commissioners Fcu t and : is er continue to be the contact persons for the County. Bath commissioners accepted and stated that their, looked forward i continuing to work with the City. 01 /13/88 council meetin (c f azo . min) page 1 of Mayor Colbert said that he would like to see Councilmember McMaster re al the primary contact person for the County, i conjunction with Councilmember Pearce. Mayor Colbert also stated that as a staff contact, Glfy Manager Boba lor, would be the contact point, Motion ion y Councilmember King and second by Councilmember Lackey to adjourn the special meeting, IO > JOAN KING SECOND® MAR I LACKEY MOTION CARRIEDUNANIMOUS Adjour � 5:45 p.m. (Commissioner � s Court rt, id regarding payment for the ATTEST. LET. o WILLOUGHBY, CITY THE STATE OF TEXAS C'I'TY OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY OF WILLIAMSON not a€� journ immediately as architect for the Criminal 0 JIM COLBERT, MAYOR ill action was take Justice Center.) I � — $ being the current City Secretary of the City of Georgetown, Texas, do hereby certify that the above meeting of the City Council of the City of Georgetown, Texas convened in a, meeting open to the public annotice of said zeetin � giving the date, place, time and subject thereof, was posted as prescribed by Article 6252 17, Section 3A, VATCS, ars 'that the above minutes are the true and correct minutes of safct meeting, Witness my hand and seal of office this the day of 19 m City Secretary (CITY SEAL) DATE APPROVED E BY CITY COUNCIL, 01/13/88 co .cel ee Ing(csf an13. in) page 2 of 4A CITY OF GEORGETOWN PROPOSAL for WILLIAMSON•COUNTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE CENTER EXHIBIT "A11 (Accompanies Minute of 01/13/88) A. Georgetown City Council waives all development -related fees for the Justice Center project including Capital Recovery Fees. (estimated at $100,000). All construction -related costs are to be born by County. 1. To enable waiver of engineering review fees and to expedite process, the City will accept the engineer's seal for guaranteeing design and construction of the project to public improvement construction standards® 2. The City will also accept the architect's seal that the project is designed and constructed in compliance with Southern Building Code and National Electric Code Specifications. Be To meet the goals of both the County and City for this project, the City pledges our cooperation to the County in acquiring City land as well as timely resolution of any variance requests. C. The Council directs all City staff to work closely with the County's engineer and architect in expediting plans for the Criminal Justice Center. This will assist in identifying required variances and speed necessary approval procedures. IMPLICATIONS OF PROPOSAL I. WAIVING OF CERTAIN FEES: II. Council justified in waiving fees for this project due to its significance to downtown Georgetown and the impact towards future development in our community. Further consideration of the County as a public entity utilizing tax monies from common City/County taxpayers, deserves special consideration. - Authorizing the use of the engineer's and architect's seals in lieu of "outside it review will reduce costs to both the City and County. - Acknowledging the Commissioner's sensitivity to the environmental impact, we respect that they will instruct their engineer to meet all EPA and Texas Water Commission requirements as to drainage into the river. Construction -related costs are completely controlled by the County and should be at their expense. City will assist, when possible, by offering alternative solutions to minimize costs. ACQUISITION OF CITY LAND: City expresses willingness to cooperate with the County by making available all needed City property, as prescribed by law. Decision and timing will be at the discretion of the County to meet the project needs. Decision to acquire property is independent from other offerings in this proposal. III. DEVELOPMENT AND ZONING VARIANCES City is willing to review and approve variances that are required to facilitate and expedite the construction. City and County are both dedicated to quality development of this area. Both would assure that variances requested are to the best interest of the community and the Center. City recommends re -platting to insure all variances, easements, etc. are handled in the most expeditious way and under control of the City Council. IV. STAFF DIRECTION - Work closely with Engineer and Architect to assure a fast-track process and the early identification and resolution of problems. Identify variances required and keep Council informed. Identify key personnel to deal with County officials or their Agents. Emphasize Council commitment to the completion of a quality project. - All communications to the County will be through the City designated contacts. V. SUMMARY City strongly supports project. Project will be handled on.a fast-track basis. City lands available - County decision. City expresses commitment to waive fees that do not generate direct City expense. Construction related -expenses borne by County. - Variances will be approved that do not jeopardize quality development or create negative environmental impact. Specific points of contact will improve communications. City expresses overall support and commits to facilitate the project.