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MIN 06.09.2003 CC-W&RThe City Council of the City of Georgetown, Texas, met in Regular Session on the above date with Mayor Gary Nelon presiding. 3Council Present: IlCouncil Absent: --- Patty Eason, Gabe Sansing, Jack Noble, John ;'Doug Smith ;Kirby, Farley Snell, Ken Evans Staff Present: Paul Brandenburg, City Manager; Tom Yantis, Assistant City Manager; Jim Briggs, Assistant City j Manager for Utility Operations; Trish Caris, City Attorney; Sandra Lee, City Secretary; Micki Rundell, Director of Finance and Administration; Anthony Lincoln, Fire Chief; Clay Shell, Assistant Fire Chief; David Morgan, Police Chief; Kevin Stofle; Assistant Police Chief ---- ------ Minutes ----in es Called to order at 4:00 p.m. A Presentation and Discussion Regarding a Fire Training Complex -- Anthony Lincoln, Fire Chief Lincoln provided a slide presentation regarding a proposed fire training complex, explaining that the concept of an on-site training facility was first developed eight years ago and currently exists as a classroom near the Airport. He said Fire Services is proposing to build a training complex at the former outside storage facility used by the utility division on 5.8 acres adjacent to railroad tracks, near the Park Wastewater Treatment Plant. He noted that the facility could be used for citizen training as well as for a fire academy, law enforcement training, utility services training, emergency dispatch training, and training for the Williamson County HazMat Team and Emergency Medical Services. He said the Fire Department currently pays a fee per student to use a a four-story drill tower and burn building in Pflugerville. There were questions from the Council and direction that staff should bring back to Council a plan for the use of the land since other use may also be needed by other city divisions. B Comprehensive Traffic Management Plan -- David Morgan, Police Chief Morgan provided a slide presentation regarding the importance of the two motorcycle traffic units, saying the biggest public safety issue in Georgetown is traffic, and the new plan has reduced the overall number of accidents. He described the goals of the traffic unit, saying it also includes public education and has reduced the workload of the patrol division. He noted that two more units are being requested on the agenda for tomorrow night. There were questions and comments from the Council. C Simon/Wolf Ranch Project Cost Breakdown -- Tom Yantis, Assistant City Manager Councilmember John Kirby recused himself and left the dais. Yantis noted that the information in this item is provided to further explain the off-site road costs, utility costs, and on-site public improvement costs through estimations of the actual amounts, saying the Development Agreement will specify the "not to exceed" amount in each of the three funding categories and the list of improvements. He noted that any expenses over the "not to City Council Meeting Minutes/June 9, 2003 Page 1 of 3 Pages exceed" amounts would be paid by Simon on off-site road costs and off-site utility costs. There were questions and comments from the Council. Yantis read a list of potential objectives that Simon will perform to assist in the promotion of the downtown square. He also mentioned that Simon will waive any rights to receive revenue from the Neighborhood Empowerment Zone, if it is created. Charlie Crossfield and Bill Hammer of Simon spoke to Council about their proposed efforts to assist downtown. Yantis noted that Simon has also agreed to provide a space for police officers to use computers and will also provide a location in the shopping center for tourist information. 5:25 p.m -- recessed 5:35 p.m. -- reconvened into Regular Session Regular Session F Second Reading of an ordinance to amend Chapter 9.08 of the Georgetown Code of Ordinances relating to weapons, to address 1313 guns, other guns, and archery; amending Chapter 12.20 of the Code of Ordinances relating to parks and recreational facilities, to delete the reference to bowhunting and bowfishing; and amending Chapter 12.24 of the Code of Ordinances relating to parades and processions to provide standards for obtaining special events permits for use of BB guns, other guns, and archery -- Kevin Stofle, Assistant Police Chief and David Morgan, Police Chief Stofle read the caption only on second reading. Motion by Sansing, second by Evans to approve Ordinance 2003-35. Approved 7-0. Returned to Workshop D Annual Ethics Training of the City Council -- Patricia E. Carls, City Attorney Carls distributed a memo and conducted training on conflict of interest, nepotism, dual office holding, the penal code, other "ethics" statutes, and permissible subjects for Executive Session. She reviewed information in the Attorney General's Open Meetngs Act and Public Information Handbooks. There were questions and comments from the Council. E Council Calendar - Regular Council Meeting on Tuesday, June 10, 2003, at 6:00 p.m., in the San Gabriel Room, Georgetown Municipal Complex Regular Session F Second Reading of an ordinance to amend Chapter 9.08 of the Georgetown Code of Ordinances relating to weapons, to address BB guns, other guns, and archery; amending Chapter 12.20 of the Code of Ordinances relating to parks and recreational facilities, to delete the reference to bowhunting and bowfishing; and amending Chapter 12.24 of the Code of Ordinances relating to parades and processions to provide standards for obtaining special events permits for use of BB guns, other guns, and archery -- Kevin Stofle, Assistant Police Chief and David Morgan, Police Chief This item was handled earlier. 6:32 p.m. -- recessed Open Session and convened Executive Session Executive Session In compliance with the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Government Code, Vernon's Texas Codes, Annotated, the items listed below will be discussed in closed session and are subject to action in the regular session that follows. G Sec.551.071 consultation with attorney - Pending Litigation - Thomas L. Suarez, Jr. vs. city of Georgetown, Texas, City of Georgetown Police Department, Georgetown Police Sgt. Kelly Devoll, Georgetown Police Officer Jack Lacey, Matt Painter, Brian Grubbs, Cause No. 03-113-C368 in the 368th Judicial District Court of Williamson County, Texas - Matthew Painter and Brian Grubbs, Plaintiffs v. David Morgan, Individually and in his Official Capacity as Chief of Police of the Georgetown Police Department, Robert Hernandez, Individually and in his Official Capacity as Captain of the Georgetown Police Department, Gary Todd Terbush, Individually and in his Official Capacity as Lieutenant of the Georgetown Police Department, Georgetown Police Department, and the City of Georgetown, Defendants, Cause No. A03-CA-014JN, In the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division. - in the Matter of the Complaint of Oncor Electric Delivery Company Against Certain Cooperatives and Municipal Utilities City Council Meeting Minutes/June 9, 2003 Page 2 of 3 Pages and Petition for Enforcement of Financing Order, Docket No., before the Public Utility Commission of Texas (2003) - Potential Litigation/Settlement Offers - Don L. Dison Complaint to FAA - CTSUD regarding Water Quality Land Application for Proposed Permit No. 14371-001 before the TCEQ - Legal Advice Regarding Agenda Items and other Matters - Legal issues related to the proposed SIMON Development Agreement for Wolf Ranch Project 6:55 p.m. reconvened Open Session 6:56 p.m. -- motion to adjourn The meeting was adjourned at 06:56 PM. Ap;prved Mayor ary Nelon City Council Meeting Minutes/June 9, 2003 Page 3 of 3 Pages Attest, Iffity Secretary Sandra Lee