Ranger City Meeting Agenda For April 12

Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the Governing Body of the City of Ranger, Texas will be held on Monday April 12, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall, 400 West Main Street, Ranger, Texas. The following subjects will be discussed, to wit:

Agenda Item 01: Call to Order- Mayor Green

Agenda Item 02: Roll Call- City Secretary

Agenda Item 03: Citizen’s Presentation- At this time, anyone on the list will be allowed to speak on any matter other than personnel matters or matters under litigation, for a length of time not to exceed THREE minutes.  No Council/Board discussion or action may take place on a matter until such matter has been placed on an agenda and posted in accordance with law

Agenda Item 04: Discussion/Approval with possible action concerning a request for proof of the annexation of Route 3 and a copy of the Home Rule Charter- Mr. Thomas Hennington

Agenda Item 05: Discussion/Approval with possible action concerning employment and the preparation of opening the Ranger Swimming Pool for the 2010 swimming season- Mayor Green

Agenda Item 06: Discussion/Approval with possible action concerning the 2010 maximum access line rates for the Consumer Price Index (CPI) adjustment to Municipal Telecommunications Right-of-Way access line rates- Mayor Green

Agenda Item 07: Discussion/Approval with possible action concerning a contract for election services with the County of Eastland for the upcoming election on May 8, 2010- City Secretary

Agenda Item 08: Discussion/Approval with possible action to reevaluate and reassign the projects for the Energy Efficiency Block Grant (EECBG) Program- Mayor Green

Agenda Item 09: Discussion/Approval with possible action concerning litigation matters on Jay Mills Construction Company’s warranty work- Mayor Green

Agenda Item 10: Discussion/Approval with possible action to replace the compressor and/or necessary parts to fix the air conditioning unit for the Police Department- Mayor Green

Agenda Item 11: Discussion/Approval with possible action concerning the purchase of (a) truck(s) for the Public Works Department out of the Street Repair Account- Mayor Green

Agenda Item 12: Discussion/Approval to accept the Second Reading of Ordinance No. 2010-03-31-A, An ordinance of the City of Ranger, Texas , ordering a Special Election to be held on May 08, 2010, on the question of recalling Commissioner Place One: establishing the election procedure; and providing for related matters- Mayor Green

Agenda Item 13: Discussion/Approval with possible action to receive an update from the Police Chief concerning the Drug Seizure vehicle- Commissioner Gerdes

Agenda Item 14: Discussion/Approval with possible action to receive an update from the Police Chief concerning the new Police vehicles on when they will be in service- Commissioner Gerdes

Agenda Item 15: Discussion/Approval with possible action to receive an update from Officer Saldana about the Basic Code Enforcement school- Commissioner Gerdes

Agenda Item 16: Discussion/Approval with possible action to give an update concerning Cooper Street, Garrett Street and the Eastland Hill water line project- Commissioner Gerdes

Agenda Item 17: Discussion/Approval with possible action concerning the status of the Branson Tractor with Front End Loader Bucket (Non-Operational) that was previously sold under a Sealed Bid- Commissioner Gerdes

Agenda Item 18: Discussion/Approval with possible action concerning an update on the status of the Maintainer(s) and the issue of fuel storage at the City Barn- Commissioner Gerdes

Agenda Item 19: Discussion/Approval with possible action concerning the Hotel/Motel Tax Fund account- Commissioner Gerdes

Agenda Item 20: Discussion/Approval with possible action concerning authorization for the Finance Director to pursue the auditing and enforcement of payments of the Hotel/Motel taxes to the City of Ranger- Commissioner Gerdes

Agenda Item 21: Department Reports:

  • Finance Report- (Account balances, amount of approved bills, and amount of bills to be approved)
  • Fire/EMS Report- (Patient Disposition Report and Amount of money collected by Intermedix)
  • Library Report- (Finances of Library, Usage Statistics by patrons, computer users, audio/video resources checked-out, books checked-out and reference questions)
  • REDC Report- (Finances of REDC)
  • Municipal Court Report- (Monthly Court Report- New cases filed, Dispositions prior to trial, Dispositions at trial, Cases Dismissed, Community Service ordered, Cases appealed, Juvenile/Minor activity, Parent contributing to Nonattendance, Safety Responsibility and DL Suspension Hearings held, Search Warrants issued, Magistrate Warnings issued, Emergency Mental Health Hearing, Magistrate Order of Protection, and Total revenue)
  • Police Department Report- (Monthly Police Report- Number and type of Arrests, Number and type of Citations, Number of Calls for Service, Assisting other Agencies)
  • Animal Control Report- (Monthly Report- Total Calls, Pound fee’s collected, Animal food costs, Number of strays, Deceased animals, Skunks, Snakes, other Wild Animals, Possible Rabid Animals, Animal Bites, Sick or Injured Animals, Quarantines, Specimens sent to lab, Animals Euthanized, Citations Issued, Warnings Issued, Number of Animals released back to owners, Animals Adopted, Animals remaining in Animal Control Shelter)
  • Public Works Report- (Monthly Department Report- Sewer stoppages, Water Leaks, Sewer Taps, Water Taps, Meters pulled, Status of Equipment, Status of Roadwork, Status of Clean-up, Status of personnel)
  • Airport Report- (Quarterly Report only)

Agenda Item 22: Discussion/Approval of the minutes for March 22, 2010- City Secretary

Agenda Item 23: Discussion/Approval of the minutes for March 31, 2010- City Secretary

Agenda Item 24: Discussion/Approval of the bills- Mayor Green

Agenda Item 25: Adjournment

I, the undersigned authority, do hereby certify that the above notice of meeting of the Governing Body of the City of Ranger is a true and correct copy of said notice on the bulletin board at the City Hall of the City of Ranger, a place convenient and readily available to the general public at all times, and notice was posted by 5:30 p.m., April 09, 2010 and remained posted for 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of the meeting.

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Troy E. Emery, Ranger City Secretary

The City council reserves the right to convene into Executive Session concerning any of the items listed on this agenda under the authority of the Mayor, whenever it is considered necessary and legally justified under the Open Meetings Act.

Section 551.071 – Consultations with Attorney

Section 551.072 – Deliberations about Real Property

Section 551.0725 – Deliberation by Certain Commissioners Courts about Contract Being Negotiated

Section 551.073 – Deliberation Regarding Gifts and Donations

Section 551.074 – Personnel Matters

Section 551.0745 – Deliberations by Commissioners Court about County Advisory Body

Section 551.076 – Deliberations Regarding Security Devices or Security Audits: Closed Meeting

Section 551.087 – Deliberation Regarding Economic Development Negotiations