City of Abilene

Pre-Council Work Session of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Abilene, Texas, to be held in the Basement Conference Room of City Hall on Thursday, January 8, 1998, at 8:30 a.m. to consider the following: 

Discuss consent and/or regular agenda items

Regular Meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Abilene, Texas to be held in the Council Chambers of the City Hall on Thursday, January 8, 1998 at 9:00 a.m.

 Item

Description

Source

Status

1.0

ROUTINE ANNOUNCEMENTS, RECOGNITIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS

Call to Order

Invocation

Pledge of Allegiance

Employee Service Awards

20 Years Ed Dye, Deputy Police Chief Police Department

20 Years Charles Fisher, Equipment Services Worker II Equipment Services Division

20 Years Gary Heslep, Police Officer Police Department

20 Years Phillip Knight, Police Officer Police Department

20 Years Terry Odom, Police Officer Police Department

20 Years Lee Reed, Police Officer Police Department

Proclamations

 

 

McCaleb

Beckham

Rocco

Moore

 

 

 

 

 

 

McCaleb

 

 

2.0

DISPOSITION OF MINUTES

Approval of December 11, 1997 and December 18, 1997 Pre-Council and Council Minutes

 

Moore

 

3.0

 

 

 

 

3.1


3.2

CONSENT AGENDA

All items listed below are considered routine by the City Council and will be enacted with one motion. There will be no separate discussion of an item unless a citizen or Councilmember requests, at which time it will be removed from the consent agenda and considered separately.

Bid Awards

Carpeting in Administration offices in City Hall, Bid #CB8020.

Exterior cleaning, waterproofing, and replacement of windows at Rose Senior Building, Bid #CB8023.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Merrill

Hall

 

 

3.3

 

 

3.4

 

 

3.5

 

 

3.6

 

 3.7

 

 

 3.8

 

 3.9

 

 

3.10

 

 

3.11

 

3.12

 

 

3.13

 

3.14

Ordinances

Ordinance amending Zoning Ordinance, Section 23-306.4, Permitted uses, to allow Truck Rental, unlimited size, in General Commercial districts, and set a public hearing for January 22, 1998 at 9:00 a.m.

Z-05397 - Rezone from General Commercial to Heavy Commercial district located at the northeast corner of S. 7th St. & Arnold Blvd, and set a public hearing for January 22, 1998 at 9:00 a.m.

Z-05797 - Rezone from Agricultural Open Space & Residential Single Family to Planned Development Residential district located at the southwest corner of Berry Lane & Oldham Lane, and set a public hearing for January 22, 1998 at 9:00 a.m.

TC-00198 - Thoroughfare abandonment of a 27.5' north-south alley located between S. 14th & S. 15th and Barrow & Woodard Streets, and set a public hearing for January 22, 1998 at 9:00 a.m.

Z-00298 - Amend PDD 28 concerning permitted uses and sign regulations located at the southwest corner of Catclaw and Southwest Drives, and set a public hearing for January 22, 1998 at 9:00 a.m.

Z-00398 - Amend PDD 52 concerning setback requirements on property located on Rio Mesa Drive west of Buffalo Gap Road, and set a public hearing for January 22, 1998 at 9:00 a.m.

Z-00598 - Rezone from Agricultural Open Space to Mobile Home district, located in the 8500 block of West Lake Road, and set a public hearing for January 22, 1998 at 9:00 a.m.

Z-00698 - Rezone from Residential Multi-Family, Office & General Commercial to Medical Use district located at the southwest corner of N. 18th and Pine Streets, and set a public hearing for January 22, 1998 at 9:00 a.m.

Z-00798 - Rezone from Residential Single Family to Office district located at 717 S. Willis, and set a public hearing for January 22, 1998 at 9:00 a.m.

Ordinance amending Chapter 18, "Motor Vehicles and Traffic", Sections 18-285, 18-286, 18-293, and 18-297 of the Abilene Municipal Code.

Resolutions

Oral Resolution authorizing City Manager to execute an agreement with Exec Express II d/b/a Aspen Mountain Air, Inc. for the purpose of operating scheduled airline services at Abilene Regional Airport.

Resolution establishing used tire disposal fees.

 

 

Lockett

 

 

Lockett

 

 

Lockett

 

 

Lockett

 

Lockett

 

 

Lockett

 

Lockett

 

Lockett

 

 

Lockett

 

Condry

 

 

Falcioni

 

 

Sleeper

 

First Reading

 

First Reading

 

First Reading

 

 

First Reading

 

First Reading

 

First Reading

First Reading

 

First Reading

 

First Reading


First Reading

4.0

 

4.1

 

4.2

REGULAR AGENDA

Resolutions

Oral Resolution approving staff committee's work plan alleviating flood conditions along Catclaw Creek.

Resolution approving transfer of cable television franchise from

TCI Cable to TCA Partnerships resulting from a recent partnership agreement between TCI and TCA.

 

 

Anderson

 

Cullen

 

5.0

5.1

 

5.2

Other Business

Pending & Contemplated Litigation, Executive Session (see Litigation Section notice); possible action

Appointment and Evaluation of Public Officials, Executive Session (see Personnel Section notice); possible action

 

 

 

 

 

 

If personnel or litigation issues arise as to the posted subject matter of this City Council Meeting, an executive session will be held.

(Litigation)

The City Council may consider pending and contemplated litigation subjects. The following subjects may be discussed:

Martinez/Clish v. City

A&S Railway Properties v. Chaparral Pipeline & City

Flores v. City, et al

Partin, III v. Heinze, Sorrels and City

City v. Ronquillo

Parks v. City

Castillo v. City

Stephens/King v. City

Bowen v. City

Isler, et al v. City

Litigation is, by its nature, an on-going process, and questions may arise as to trial tactics which need to be explained to the City Council. Upon occasion, the City Council may need information from the City Attorney as to the status of the pending or contemplated litigation subjects set out above. After discussion of the pending and contemplated litigation subjects, in executive session, any final action, or vote taken, will be in public.

(Personnel)

City Council may consider appointment, employment, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of public officers or employees, City Manager, City Attorney, Municipal Court Judge, City Secretary, and City Board and Commission Members. A complete list of City Boards and Commissions are on file in the City Secretary's Office. After discussion of appointment and evaluation of Council Appointees and Board and Commission members in executive session, any final action or vote taken will be in public.

SH 12/31/97

NOTICE

Persons with disabilities who would like special assistance or need special accommodations to participate in this meeting should contact Jo Moore, City Secretary, 676-6202 at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance of this meeting. Telecommunication device for the deaf is 676-6360.

CERTIFICATE

I hereby certify that the above notice of meeting was posted on the bulletin board at the City Hall of the City of Abilene, Texas, on the 2nd day of January, 1998, at 5:00 p.m.

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CITY SECRETARY


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