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MIN 07.24.1990 CC-RCITY COUNCIL MINUTES CITY OF GEORGETOWN P. O. BOX 409 GEORGETOWN, TEXAS 78627 TUESDAY, JULY 24, 1990 The City Council of the City of Georgetown, Texas, met in a regular session on the above date with Mayor Bill Connor presiding. Councilmembers present. Winfred Bonner Mike McMaster Barbara Pearce Joe Saegert Bob Schrawger Ferd Tonn Shorty Valdez Councilmembers absent. None Staff present. Bob Hart, City Manager Elizabeth Gray, City Secretary Marianne Landers Banks, City Attorney Jim Briggs, Director of Public Utilities Glenn Reynolds, Director of Finance Ed Barry, Director of Planning and Development Hartley Sappington, Director of Community Services REGULAR MEETING - Call to Order 7.03 p.m. Consent Agenda 900340 Approval of meeting minutes -- Regular Meeting of July 10, 1990 /Elizabeth Gray 900341 Approval for award of bid for 225 high pressure sodium street lights /Glenn Reynolds and Terry Jones 900342 Approval for award of annual bid for liquid alum /Glen Reynolds and Terry Jones 900343 Approval for award of bid for 1 1/211 and 3 11 fire hoses/ Les Bunte 900344 Approval of a variance from building setback requirement on Lots 1 -8, Block 6, Glasscock Addition, located at 510 West 9th Street /Ed Barry Motion by McMaster and second by Bonner to approve the consent agenda. Approved 7 -0. City Council Minutes - Regular Session- 7/24/90 Regular Agenda 900345 . to address 900346 Mayor® Council, and City Manager comments and reports. Councilmember Bonner: The Marshall Carver reunion went well and participants appreciated the support of the City. Councilmember Saegert: This past week he visited municipal airports in Kerville, San Marcos, and New Braunfels. The runways at these airports were all 5000 ft.or longer, and the planes were no larger than those already at the Georgetown airport. Councilmember Schrawger: Congratulations to the City for receiving the EPA excellence award. It reflects a tremendous effort on part of City employees- -the same effort being expended in other departments- -and employees should be compensated for these efforts. Councilmember Pearce: The City staff deserves credit for the EPA award. Mayor Connor: Thanks are also due to the citizens who approved the bond issue making the water treatment plant construction possible. At the presentation of the award last week, thanks to Jim Briggs was inadvertently omitted, and to correct this oversight Mayor presented Jim with a plaque. City Manager Hart: The City received an award from the electric power training system for completion of one year without a single job- related injury. Budget workshops are set for August 9, 13, 16, 20, to be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8 :00 p.m. There will be an ethics review lunch on Wednesday August 8. There is a Balcones Canyonlands Habitat Conservation Plan meeting later this week. He will bring an action item to Council at the Aug 14 meeting regarding closing of the park road. Review of seal coating by Jim Briggs, Director of Public Utilities, who discussed the different street surfaces and pavement upgrade techniques. Depending on the street, areas selected for improvement will be either overlayed or seal coated. News release from Congressman Greg Laughlin advising us of the FAA approval of the grant for the airport runway extension. This project will require that power lines be moved at an estimated cost of $3,500. Motion by Saegert and second by Pearce to waive, for this case only, the $2,478 review and permit fees, with all additional fees and out -of- pocket expenses to be born by the applicant, and that all future requests must be individually reviewed by the Council. Approved 7 -0. City Council Minutes - Regular Session - 7/24/90 900348 ordinance extending, for an additional year, the effect of zoning regulations for child care facilities /FIRST READING /Ed Barry Motion by McMaster second by Bonner to approve the ordinance on first reading. Approved 7 -0. 900349 Planning and Zoning Commission review of the City Council Goals and objectives for the 1990 °1991 Fiscal Year /Ed Barry, Hildy Kingma and Bob Hart Mr. Wayne Meadows, Chairperson of the Planning and Zoning Commission, commended the Council for their thorough consideration of the coming year's goals and objectives. The P &Z Commission would also recommend inclusion of goals and objectives to review the need for watershed provisions in City ordinances, and to consider the reintroduction of impact fees (capital recovery fees) to finance capital improvements. We need a watershed ordinance because in 1991 the City will be subject to certain EPA regulations aimed at non -point source water pollution, and performance -based regulations would be effective in protecting the San Gabriel river and environs. Councilmembers Saegert and Valdez are against reintroduction of a capital recovery fee. The Mayor called a recess at 8:10 and reconvened the meeting at 8:18 pm. 900350 Discussion of and guidance to staff on City's utility extension policy /Ed Barry and Jim Briggs Ed Barry reviewed the formulation of the utility extension policy, and acknowledged that some of the wording in the policy is open to interpretation, such as the term "industrial development ". This policy will be presented to the Council in the form of a resolution for formal adoption at a future Council meeting. 900351 Discussion of and guidance to staff on City's economic development incentives policy /Bob Hart City Manager Hart reviewed specific provisions in the policy and changes from the original policy stated in the Enterprise Zone application. Changes include: incentives provided by LCRA and Texas Utilitiest the tax abatement schedule; and commercial electrical rate reduction. City Council Minutes - Regular Session - 7/24/90 Executive Session The Mayor called a recess to Executive Session at 8:43 p.m. 900352E Pursuant to Article 6252 -17, Sec. 2(e) Legal Report/ Marianne Landers Banks 900353E Pursuant to Article 6252 -17, Sec. 2(f) Real Estate/ Marianne Landers Banks 900354E Pursuant to Article 6252 -17, Sec. 2(r) Staff Report /Bob Hart (Certified agenda on file with City Secretary.) The Mayor reconvened Open Session at 915 p.m. Regular Agenda (continued) 900355 Action pursuant to Executive Session Item No. 900352E/ Marianne Landers Banks No action was taken on this item. 900356 Action pursuant to Executive Session Item No. 900353E/ Marianne Landers Banks Motion by McMaster seconded by Saegert to bid an undisclosed amount for the Cain property. Approved 7 -0. Mayor Connor adjourned the meeting at 9:20 p.m. ATTEST. Elizabeth ray, Ciey Secretary City Council Minutes - Regular Session - 7/24/90