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MIN 10.09.1990 CC-RThe City Council of the City of Georgetown, Texas, met in a regular session on the above date with Mayor Bill Connor presiding. Councilmembers present: Staff present: Winfred Bonner Mike McMaster Barbara Pearce Joe Saegert Bob Schrawger Ferd Tonn Shorty Valdez Bob Hart, City Manager Councilmembers absent: None Elizabeth Gray, City Secretary Marianne Landers Banks, City Attorney Glenn Reynolds, Director of Finance Ed Barry, Director of Planning and Development Hartley Sappington, Director of Community Services REGULAR MEETING - Call to Order 7:05 pm Consent Agenda 900483 Approval of meeting 'nutes -- Special Session of 9/21/90; Regular Meeting of 9/25/90/ Elizabeth Gray 900484 Resolution to amend a Fixed Base Operator Agreement with J &A Aircraft Services, Inc. regarding installation of a jet fuel dispensing system/ Hartley Sappington and Travis McLain 900485 Airport lease assignment from J &A Aircraft Services to Georgetown Jet Center, Inc./ Hartley Sappington and Travis McLain 900486 Resolution for a letter of estoppel requested by Georgetown Jet Center, Inc. /Marianne Banks 900487 Resolution authorizing purchase of vehicles from the State of Texas contract/ Terry Jones and Glenn Reynolds Pulled by Bob Hart for consideration at a later date. Minutes - 10/9/90- Council Meeting Regular Session 900488 Authorization of final payment to Excavation Inc. for landfill closure services, including quantities adjustments per unit price contract/ Hartley Sappington and Jim Briggs 900491 Resolution to approve a lease agreement with the Georgetown Optilmist Society for the Boy Scout Hut/ Hartley Sappington and Jack Gregoire Councilmember Tonn filed a conflict of interest affidavit on this item. 900492 Resolution to approve a lease agreement with the Georgetown Heritage Society for providing historical, visitor, and other information/ Hartley Sappington and Jack Gregoire 900493 Resolution to approve funding agreement with the Williamson County Health District (WC D)/Hartley Sappington and Jack Gregoire 900494 Resolution to approve funding agreement with Stonehaven for health prevention and health education services\ Hartley Sappington and Jack Gregoire 900495 Resolution to approve funding agreement with Williamson- Burnet County Opportunities, Inc. (WBCO) for nutritional services to the elderly/ Hartley Sappington and Jack Gregoire 900496 Resolution to approve funding agreement with Williamson- Burnet County Opportunities Inc. (WBCO) for crisis support services/ Hartley Sappington and Jack Gregoire 900497 Resolution to approve funding agreement with Williamson- Burnet County Opportunities Inc. (WBCO) for public transportation services/ Hartley Sappington and Jack Gregoire 900498 Resolution to approve funding agreement with the Literacy Council\ Hartley Sappington and Jack Gregoire Motion by Pearce and second by Saegert to approve the consent agenda with the exception of Item No. 900487. Approved 7 -0. (Abstention by Tonn on Item No. 900491, the Optimist Society lease) There were no citizens wishing to address the Council. Minutes - 10/9/90- Council Meeting Regular Session 900500 Mayor, Council, and City Manager comments and reports. Councilmembers Saegert and Pearce congratulated Hildy Kingma, Senior Planner, for authoring an article that was published in the October issue of Planning magazine. Councilmember McMaster encouraged attendance at a State Highway Dept. ribbon cutting tomorrow night in order to encourage Highway Dept. projects in the Georgetown area. Mayor Connor presented Hildy Kingma with a key to the City for her work on the City's Century Plan and Development Plan, which received a prestigious award from the American Planning Association. 900501 Resolution authorizing an agreement with LCRA for the Energy Fitness Program (weatherization and installation of energy - efficient appliances)/ Leon Henderson and Glenn Reynolds This program will be open to all Georgetown citizens. Energy surveys will be paid for by LCRA. Motion by Schrawger, second by McMaster to approve the resolution as read. Approved 7 -01 900502 Authorization for staff to file an intervention with the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) regarding the GTE - Southwest petition for Extended Area Service (EAS) within the Austin -Metro calling area/Bob Hart Councilmember Valdez has filed a conflict of interest affidavit on this item. Marcus Pritchett from GTE reviewed the history of EAS request filings made by other Texas cities. The City of Georgetown petitioned the PUC for EAS in November, 1989. The PUC required that a minimum of 50% of Georgetown customers make at least 4 calls per month to Austin. Georgetown did not qualify under this criterion. However, in 1989 the PUC modified their rules somewhat to allow an optional, new methodology for obtaining EAS. GTE is calling this the "Texas Local Calling Plan ". Under this plan, Georgetown citizens have several options concerning EAS service, all of which should reduce calling rates to Austin. This way, those who do not make calls to Austin do not have to pay for it. This would force all customers to convert to a one -party line- -there are approximately 300 customers on 4 -party lines (mostly outside the City limits- -but this service would also make 911 available to those users. Motion by Pearce and second by McMaster to authorize staff to prepare a request for intervention with the PUC for EAS within the Austin -Metro calling area. Approved 6 -0 (abstention by Valdez). 900503 Discuss project direction of the newly- restructured Parrs and Recreation Committee/ Mayor Connor Mayor Connor feels that the Board should focus on identifying potential green belt areas and ensuring a sufficient number of viable parks throughout the City. Councilmembers Pearce and McMaster pointed out that there is a good deal Minutes - 10/9/90- Council Meeting Regular Session of work to be done on a number of different issues related to parks and recreation development. Council agreed that priorities should be: improvements to existing parks, resolution of the River Ridge pool issue, care of the San Gabriel and Williams Drive pools, and work with GISD on joint development of parks. Pearce and McMaster both agreed to serve as Council liaison with the Parks and Recreation Committee. 900504 Letter Agreement with Linda Goldzimmer for customer service training December 10 -14, 1990/Bob Hart Bob Hart stressed the time commitment this customer service training would require of Councilmembers. Councilmembers commented favorably on the apparent quality of the pre - training work being conducted by Goldzimmer. Motion by Pearce and second by McMaster to authorize Mayor to execute an agreement with Linda Goldzimmer for customer service training the week of December 10, 1990. Approved 7 -0. 900505 Resolution concerning approval of renovation of Williamson County Appraisal District (WCAD) offices/ Glenn Reynolds Several Councilmembers expressed concern that the WOAD work to improve the external appearance of the building, namely landscaping and parking. A previous variance was granted on the condition that landscaping and parking improvements were made. Ed Barry stated that no building permit would be issued unless there was compliance with conditions of the variance. Council wished to amend Section II of the resolution, to reference the site plan approved in July, 1990 which specified the need for those improvements. Motion by Pearce and second by Tonn to approve the resolution as amended. Approved 7 -0. 900506 Request by the Citizen's Advisory Committee concerning the Committee's deadline for recommendation on a petition to amend the Century Plan/ John Warden The City Attorney confirmed that there are no provisions in the Century plan for extension on the Committee's 30 -day time allowance for making a recommendation. No motion was made by Council. 900507 Discussion of annual sunset review of the Subdivision Regulations/ Ed Barry and John Warden Councilmembers McMaster and Saegert recommended appointment of a Subdivision Regulations Advisory Committee to review the ordinance, and Council agreed that the Mayor should do so at the next regular meeting. Minutes - 10/9/90- Council Meeting Regular Session 900510 Sec. 2(r) Staff Report Report on LCRA rate case/Bob Hart 900511 Sec. 2(f) Real Estate Report on Westinghouse Rd. ROW acquisition/Bob Hart 111 11 •11 �. ,111•` • t .�- ;. • • • 900514 Sec. 2(g) Personnel Evaluation of City Attorney/Mayor Connor 900515 Sec. 2(g) Personnel Evaluation of City Secretary/Mayor Connor 900516 Sec. 2(g) Personnel Evaluation of Municipal Court Judge/Mayor Connor 900517 Sec. 2(f) Legal Report Pending and potential litigation/Marianne Banks Certified agenda for the executive session is on file with the City Secretary. Regular Session(continued) The Mayor reconvened open session at 10 :00pm 900513- Mayor Connor appointed a Committee consisting of 900516 himself and Councilmembers Pearce and Schrawger (Chairperson) to establish a format and procedures for conducting personnel evaluations of the four Council appointees. 900517 Motion by Pearce and second by Saegert to approve purchase of the Houston tract for $145,000 plus $1500 for Commissioner's fees. Approved 7 -0. Motion by Saegert and second by McMaster to instruct staff to follow the recommendations of the Building Trade Board of Appeals regarding the Briggs building (specifically, to demolish the roof at City expense, file a lien on the property, and fine the owner $200 per day for non - compliance), and to file a declaratory judgement on the property. Approved 7 -0. •ii 1. 1 .1, Councilmember Schrawger: reported on results of last week's trip of the Council Committee on Space Utilization to visit an architect in Fredricksburg, which he said was highly informative. Minutes - 10/9/90- Council Meeting Regular Session The meeting was adjourned at 10:07. W. H. Connor Mayor ATTEST. Minutes- 10/9/90- Council Meeting Regular Session