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MIN 02.11.2003 CC-RThe City Council of the City of Georgetown, Texas, met in Regular Session on the above date with Mayor Gary Nelon presiding. Council resent: Council Absent: Llorente Navarrette, Gabe Sansing, Jack Noble, Doug Smith Sam Pfiester, Farley Snell, Ken Evans Staff Present: Paul Brandenburg, City Manager; Tom Yantis, Assistant City Manager for Operations; Trish Carls, City Attorney; Sandra D. Lee, City Secretary; Anthony Lincoln, Fire Chief; Amelia Sondgeroth, Director of Development Services; Ed Polasek, Chief Long Range Planner; Charlie Walker, Economic Development''. Director Policy Development/Review Workshop Regular Session to convene and continue Executive Session, if necessary Executive Session There was no Executive Session held at this meeting. Regular Session B Call to Order - Called to order at 6:01 p.m. C Pledge of Allegiance - Mayor led the Pledge. D Comments from the dais regarding the following items: - Welcome to Audience and Opening Comments -- Mayor Gary Nelon Mayor Nelon welcomed the audience and explained the meeting procedure. E Announcements and Comments from City Manager Brandenburg reminded the Council about the Joint Meeting with the GISD School Board on Thursday night. F Citizens Wishing to Address Council Noel Glucksman, 400 Steeplechase Drive, regarding Inner Loop repair. Mr. Glucksman was not in attendance. G Action from Executive Session Motion by Noble, second by Pfiester to authorize the payment of $14,624.56 out of the Legal Contingency Fund for legal expenses related to the legal representation for the City in the Walker Case, the Rivery Partners Case, and the Waterpark Case. Approved 6-4. (Smith absent) City Council Meeting Minutes/February 11, 2003 Page 1 of 4 Pages Statutory Consent Agenda H Consideration and possible action to approve the minutes from the Council Workshop on Monday, January 27, the Regular Council Meeting on Tuesday, January 28, 2003, the Joint Workshop with the Economic Development Commission on Thursday, January 30, 2003, and the Joint Public Hearing with the Planning and Zoning Commission on the Unified Development Code on Thursday, January 30, 2003 -- Sandra Lee, City Secretary I Consideration and possible action regarding the recommendation by the Convention and Visitors' Bureau Board for approval of the application by the Georgetown Heritage Society for $1,000.00 in Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) funds -- Charlie Walker, Economic Development Director J Grants 1. Consideration and possible action to authorize application for a Grant of $4298 from the American Heart Association, Texas AED Placement Program with a fifty percent matching fund required of $2149 from the City of Georgetown 200212003 Budget year to fund two Automated External Defibrillators (AED) -- Anthony Lincoln, Fire Chief 2. Consideration and possible action to approve grant funding in the amount of $30,000 from the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (TCADA) to assist in Parks and Recreational support of alternative youth activities -- Traci Stengle, Special Services Superintendent and Randy Morrow, Director of Parks and Recreation K Petitions for Annexation 1. Consideration of a resolution granting a petition for the annexation into the City for 0.68 acres, more or less, in the Clement Stubblefield Survey, located at the southwest corner of the intersection of IH 35 and State Highway 29 and setting hearing dates -- Ed Polasek, Chief Long Range Planner and Amelia Sondgeroth, Director of Planning and Development Services 2. Consideration of a resolution granting a petition for the annexation into the City for 101.50 acres, more or less, in the Clement Stubblefield Survey, located at the southwest corner of the intersection of IH 35 and State Highway 29 and setting hearing dates -- Ed Polasek, Chief Long Range Planner and Amelia Sondgeroth, Director of Planning and Development Services 3. Consideration of a resolution granting a petition for the annexation into the City for 3.5 acres, more or less, that is Block 1, Lot 22-A, San Gabriel Estates Subdivision, located north of the intersection of Booty's Crossing Road and Kathi Lane and setting hearing dates -- Ed Polasek, Chief Long Range Planner and Amelia Sondgeroth, Director of Planning and Development Services 4. Consideration of a resolution granting a petition for the annexation into the City for 16.00 acres, more or less, in the William Addison Survey, located south of the intersection of County Road 188 and State Highway 29 and setting hearing dates -- Ed Polasek, Chief Long Range Planner and Amelia Sondgeroth, Director of Planning and Development Services Motion by Pfiester, second by Sansing to approve the Consent Agenda in its entirety. Approved 6-0. Presentation of a Racial Profiling Report as mandated by the State Legislature -- David Morgan, Police Chief Morgan explained the State Legislative mandate to prepare an annual report prior to March 1, based on data collection from the previous year. He told the Council that the City of Georgetown Police Department meets all requirements articulated in legislation. He explained the sections of the report provided to the Council. M Election on May 3, 2003 1. Consideration and possible action to approve a final proposal to modify the polling place designations to correspond to County Voter Precinct Numbers and add two additional Election Day polling places for City of Georgetown registered voters -- Sandra D. Lee, City Secretary and City Council Meeting Minutes/February 11, 2003 Page 2 of 4 Pages Tom Yantis, Assistant City Manager Yantis explained how the polling place designations were modified to accommodate Navarrette's concerns at the last meeting. Noble thanked County Elections Administrator, John Willingham, for his efforts. Motion by Sansing, second by Noble to approve the proposal to modify the proposed polling place designations. Approved 6-0. Consideration and possible action to approve a resolution ordering a General Election to elect City Councilmembers for Districts 1 and 5 and a Special Election to consider amendments to the City Charter on Saturday, May 3, 2003; and authorizing the Mayor to sign an Election Services Agreement with the Williamson County Elections Administrator for administration of such elections -- Sandra D. Lee, City Secretary and Trish Carls, City Attorney Carls explained the item and read the caption of the resolution. She advised that this would be Council's last opportunity to look at the Charter ballot proposition language. Snell said Propositions 6 and 7 were originally 2's and 3's on the priority list. Sansing agreed with Snell that those two items should be removed from the ballot. Motion by Snell, second by Noble to approve the resolution with the removal of Propositions 6 and 7. Approved 5-1. (Navarrette opposed) N Consideration and possible action to approve the appointment of new members and chair persons to boards and commissions as well as appointment of members to replace vacancies for unexpired terms -- Mayor Gary Nelon Nelon read the list of proposed new members and chair persons, as follows: Airport Advisory Board Chair: Mark Dietz Jeff Gilbert, reapplying Tim Sullivan Arnold Wieder Animal Shelter Advisory Board Chair: Leo Prather Veterinarian: Dr. Susan Hopper County or Municipal Official: Gabe Sansing Representative from an animal welfare organization: Leo Prather Person whose duties include the daily operation of an animal shelter: Ken Finn Denise Askea Joanne Crossland Joan Stanley Building Standards Commission Chair: Re -appoint Jim Schiller Richard Lenning, reapplying Edward Martin, reapplying, (move to regular from alternate) Edward Baxter as alternate Convention & Visitors' Bureau Chair: Kent Huntsman Scherry Chapman, reapplying Carolyn Martin, reapplying John Wiley, reapplying Posey Duncan James Timmons Martha Lawlor, for unexpired term Ellen Weimer, for unexpired term Economic Development Commission Chair: Ronald Swain Henry Boecker, reapplying Henry Carr, reapplying Kathryn Heidemann, reapplying Tom Crawford Ralph Nayman Georgetown Housing Authority They will select their Chair. Fran Carlson, reapplying Bob Horick, reapplying Ed Konetchy, reapplying Carlye Jorgensen GTEC Chair: Ken Evans Mary Louise Poquette, reapplying Henry Carr GUS Chair: Sam Pfiester no turnover in membership until 2004 HARC Chair: Re -appoint Joe Burke no turnover in membership until 2004 Library Board Chair: Re -appoint Judy Parks Gerald Carson, reapplying Judy Parks, reapplying Georgene Richaud, reapplying Nancy Varijen Main Street Advisory Board Chair: Re -appoint Patty Eason Ellie Skross, reapplying Robert Weimer Liz Atherton Parks & Recreation Board Chair: Jean Houck Ronald Doernbach, reapplying (GISD rep) Jeff Gambino Lilya Crystal James Watson Mitchell Knauth Planning & Zoning Commission Chair: to be determined at a later date Christopher Aadnesen, reapplying Johnny Anderson, reapplying (move to regular from alternate) Michelle Gambino, as alternate Brian Ortego, as alternate Jennifer Shield from alternate to regular Public Safety Advisory Board Chair: Re -appoint Paul Webster Robert Maier to fill vacancy for resignation Youth Advisory Board Chair is appointed in September Jennifer Daleiden to fill a vacancy created by excessive absences Zoning Board of Adiustment Chair: Re -appoint Tom Nichols Joshua Konkle, reapplying (move to regular from alternate) Ken Fuller, reapplying (move to regular from City Council Meeting Minutes/February 11, 2003 Page 3 of 4 Pages alternate) Don Mabry, as alternate Keith Peshak spoke against the continuing members of the Airport Advisory Board, Don Pfiester, Jerry Fye, and Howard Fomby, who he claimed have led the City away from being a small, rural, country airport into becoming a regional air transportation center. He told Council he thinks the Advisory Board represents "an extreme few" of the airport users. Motion by Noble, second by Navarrette to approve the listed appointments. Approved 6-0. O Discussion and possible action regarding the Principles for Economic Development Incentives document -- Gordon Baker, Chair of the Economic Development Commission and Charlie Walker, Economic Development Director Walker noted that there is wording in the incentives that requires all participants to disclose any conflict of interest, relationship and/or any compensation received for services provided in facilitation of any incentives. Motion by Snell, second by Evans to adopt the Principles for Economic Development Incentives. Approved 6-0. P Consideration and possible action to direct staff to prepare a Century Plan Amendment to adopt an Annexation Policy Plan Element -- Ed Polasek, Chief Long Range Planner and Amelia Sondgeroth, Director of Planning and Development Services Polasek recalled that Council had received a draft copy of the annexation policy at their workshop on Monday night. He said staff is requesting Council direction to adopt the policy as a Century Plan Amendment that will allow enforcement and a mechanism to objectively evaluate future growth and development. Nelon, Evans and Sansing commended the staff. Motion by Evans, second by Sansing to direct staff to prepare the Century Plan Amendment. Approved 6-0. 6:41 p.m. -- motion to adjourn T .Ad"' . The meeting was adjourned at 10:30 PM. Apprpved �s Mayor ry Nelon City Council Meeting Minutes/February 11, 2003 Page 4 of 4 Pages Attest: City Secretary Sandra Lee