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MIN 11.27.1990 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: Winfred Bonner Mike McMaster Barbara Pearce Bob Schrawger Ferd Tonn Shorty Valdez Councilmembers absent: Staff present: Bob Hart, City Manager Elizabeth Gray, City Secretary Marianne Landers Banks, City Attorney Ed Barry, Director of Planning and Development Hartley Sappington, Director of Community Services Hugh Anderson, Chief of Police Jim Briggs, Director of Public Utilities REGULAR MEETING - Call to Order 7:02 pm Joe Saegert Consent Agenda 900570 Approval of meeting minutes -- Regular Meeting of 11/13/90/; Workshop meeting of 11/15/90/ Elizabeth Gray 900571 Resolution awarding vehicle bids/Terry Jones and Glenn Reynolds 900572 Airport lease assignment from Canaan to Hartland Bank/Travis McLain and Hartley Sappington 900573 Resolution accepting a dedication plat and abandoning a drainage easement located at 2808 Gabriel View Dr. /John Warden and Ed Barry 900573A Resolution supporting location of a new airport at Manor/Mayor Connor Motion by Pearce and second by Valdez to approve the consent agenda. Approved 6 -0. Council Minutes - Regular Session - 11/27/90 Page 1 of 5 pages Regular Agenda 900574 Citizens wishing to address the Council. Mr. Charlie Culpepper, Mayor Pro Tem of Round Rock, requested the Council's support for the Williamson County Humane Society as it continues with its project to construct an animal shelter facility. 900575 Mayor, Council, and City Manager comments and reports. Councilmember Schrawger reported on the progress of the personnel evaluation council committee, which met on 14th and 19th of this month. They have completed an initial draft document on the performance evaluation of the City Manager and other Council appointees. In final form, this document is intended to serve for future Council evaluations as well as the present one. The Space Utilization Committee has received a draft proposal from the architectural firm of Wagner and Klein (in Fredricksburg) on assessment of both short and long term space needs. The first phase of data collection and assessment of current needs /use could cost up to $9,000. Council agreed to put this item on the next agenda for action. Councilmember Pearce: the windows of the old HEB are broken, there are shards of glass sticking out, and the situation needs to be corrected. Also, she would like to pursue the possibility of a Teen Court, as discussed in the Council retreat. Mayor Connor: The South IH -35 utility line extension is finally underway, and the next agenda will include acquisition of ROW easements. Bob Hart: The City received four proposals on setting up a stormwater drainage utility district. There are two firms, Steger & Bizzel and CH2M Hill- - each with significant strengths in this kind of work- -from which the City will accept final proposals. A recommendation for award of the contract will probably appear on the January 8, 1991 agenda. 900576 Ordinance annexing specified land areas- -First Reading/Ed Barry Councilmember Tonn doesn't want to increase the tax burden of owners of those properties proposed for annexation. Councilmember McMaster favors the ordinance because it would give the City control - -which it does not now have - -over these properties that are surrounded by incorporated properties. The intention of two previous Councils has been to annex so that all citizens within a contiguous area are under the same rules and regulations. Councilmember Bonner is concerned that annexation will make these tracts less marketable. Furthermore, he feels that the City is not desperately in need of the increased revenue annexation would generate. Councilmember Pearce remarked that all but two of the tracts are very small parcels adjacent to already- annexed land. To date, Council is behind in its Council Minutes - Regular Session - 11/27/90 Page 2 of 5 pages planned schedule for annexation. Fairness a real issue because these tracts are surrounded by taxpaying owners, and without zoning rights, the City's inability to control use of these tracts leaves citizens at the mercy of non - annexed owners. In addition, Council is behind in its planned schedule for annexation. Mayor Connor agreed that this is an attempt to protect the citizenry and be fair. Motion by McMaster and second by Pearce to adopt the ordinance on first reading. Tie 3 -3 (Tonn, Schrawger, and Bonner opposed). Mayor voted in favor to break the tie. Approved 4 -3 (Tone, Schrawger, and Bonner opposed). 900577 Ordinance changing the name of the Tourism Development Board to the Georgetown Convention and Visitor's Bureau- -First Reading/Hartley Sappington and Liz Taylor Motion by Schrawger and second by Bonner to approve the ordinance as read on first reading. Approved 6 -0. 900578 Ordinance establishing a records management program for City of Georgetown records- -First Reading/Elizabeth Gray Motion by Pearce and second by Valdez to approve the ordinance as read on first reading. Approved 6 -0. 900579 Ordinance adopting a new City of Georgetown Code of Ordinances- -First Reading/Elizabeth Gray Motion by Schrawger and second by Valdez to approve the ordinance as read on first reading. Approved 6 -0. 900580 Appointments to the Parks and Recreation Committee/Mayor Connor Motion by Pearce and second by Valdez to approve the reappointment of Debbie Bean and Danny Meigs, and the appointment of Linda Davis, Patricia Felder, Mark Moore, Roger Pena, and Anita Williams. Approved 6 -0. (Members will draw for terms -- either one or two years - -at their first meeting). 900581 Review State Dept. of Highways and Public Transportation preliminary design plans for Leander Rd. improvements, set public hearing date/Hildy Kingma and Ed Barry With the aid of a map, Hidly Kingma reviewed the proposed realignment design. This first phase will include signage. Motion by Pearce and second by Torn to approve presentation of the proposed realignment design at a public hearing scheduled for 6:30 pm on December 11, 1990 preceding the next regularly scheduled Council meeting. Approved 6 -0. 900582 Review and discuss State Dept. of Highways and Public Transportation (SDHPT) Council Minutes - Regular Session41 /27/90 Page 3 of 5 pages priority projects/Hildy Kingma and Ed Barry Motion by Pearce and second by Bonner to adopt this list of SDHPT priorities, with the addition of an additional tree - planting beautification project along South IH -35. Approved 6 -0. 900583 Cancellation of the second regular meeting in December/Mayor Connor Motion by Valdez and second by Bonner to cancel the second regular Council meeting in December. Approved 6 -0. 900584 Resolution regarding the City of Georgetown's legislative policy/Bob Hart Councilmembers McMaster and Pearce expressed concern regarding the breadth of specific legislative initiatives contained in the resolution. Council discussed various specific policies, agreeing to eliminate numbers 9, 10, 15, and 56 of "supported" policies. Mr. Wade Todd disagreed with numbers 9 and 10 of the "support" policies, and questioned the advisability of the City lobbying for so many different legislative initiatives. After further discussion, Council agreed to consider a list at the next regular meeting which includes only those items which will have a direct impact on Georgetown. Motion by McMaster and second by Bonner to postpone consideration on this item until the December 11, 1990 meeting. Approved 6 -01 Executive Session The Mayor called an executive session at 9:35 pm 900585 Sec. 2(e) Legal Report Pending and potential litigation/Marianne Banks 900586 Sec. 2(r) Staff Report Status of location of industrial prospect in Georgetown/Bob Hart 900587 Sec 2(e) Legal Report BRA rate case /Bob Hart Regular session resumed at 10:12 pm. Regular Session(continued) 900585 Motion by Valdez and second by Bonner to authorize City staff to hire attorney Robin Lloyd of the firm Lloyd Gosselink to represent the City in a hearing concerning the City's application for a CCN. Approved 6 -01 900587 Motion by Valdez and second by Pearce to authorize the expenditure of an additional $100,000 (one hundred thousand dollars) for legal fees related to the Brazos River Authority Action. Approved 6 -0. Council Minutes - Regular Session - 11/27/90 Page 4 of 5 pages 900588 Final Comments Mayor Connor was informed by Williamson County Commissioner Heiligenstein that the Balcones Canyonlands Habitat Conservation Plan Executive Committee is willing to add an additional representative. Council will take formal action on appointment of this person -- probably Mayor Connor - -at the next meeting, Commissioner Heiligenstein also notified the City Council that there will be a legislative policy workshop on items relevant to Williamson County on Dec. 18, 1990, The Mayor adjourned the meeting at 10:25 pm. ... aa* Mayor Council Minutes - Regular Session- 11/27/90 Page 5 of 5 pages ATFEST. Elizabeth Gray City Secretary