Podcast of Ranger City Meeting March 22

Ranger Meeting Part 1

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Ranger Meeting Part 2

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Agenda for March 22, 2010 Ranger City Meeting

Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the Governing Body of the City of Ranger, Texas will be held on Monday March 22, 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 to relocate the street light from in front of the Sale Barn to be relocated to the intersection on Garrett Street and Loop 254- Mr. Larry Monroe

Agenda Item 05: Discussion/Approval with possible action concerning a request from the Ranger Historical Preservation Society (R.H.P.S.) for the balance of $4,406.65 from the Ranger Economic Development Corporation (R.E.D.C.)- Ms. Jeane Pruett and/or Ms. Donna Thackerson

Agenda Item 06: Discussion/Approval with possible action concerning opening the “Sealed Bids” for the city owned equipment that was put out for bid- Mayor Green

Agenda Item 07: Discussion/Approval with possible action to give recognition to Mr. Norman Christian- Commissioner Gerdes

Agenda Item 08: Discussion/Approval with possible action to purchase a used vacuum truck- Commissioner Gerdes

Agenda Item 09: Discussion/Approval with possible action to purchase a pick-up truck for the Public Works Department- Commissioner Gerdes

Agenda Item 10: Discussion/Approval with possible action to purchase a Maintainer from the Street Repair Fund account- Mayor Green

Agenda Item 11: Discussion/Approval with possible action to send Mr. Tim Huckaby to the Waste Water Treatment school in Waco, Texas and pay for Course Cost, Per-Diem, Lodging, and fuel- Mr. Tim Huckaby

Agenda Item 12: Discussion/Approval with possible action to send Officer Abel Saldana to the Basic Code Enforcement school in Waco, Texas and pay for Course Cost, Per-Diem, Lodging, and fuel- Mayor Green

Agenda Item 13: Discussion/Approval with possible action to give an update on Garrett Street- Commissioner Gerdes

Agenda Item 14: Discussion/Approval with possible action to receive an update from Mr. Tim Huckaby concerning the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) inspection on the Waste Water Treatment Plant- Commissioner Gerdes

Agenda Item 15: Discussion/Approval with possible action to receive and update from Mr. Ernest Buffington concerning Animal Control- Commissioner Gerdes

Agenda Item 16: Discussion/Approval with possible action to accept Resolution No. 2010-03-22-A, a resolution of the City of Ranger, Texas, endorsing certain legislative changes relating to the sunset review of the Texas Public Utility Commission and the special purpose review of the electric reliability council of Texas- Mayor Green

Agenda Item 17: Convene into executive session pursuant to Texas Government Code, Section 551.074 to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline or dismissal of a public officer or employee:

(1). Mr. Tim Huckaby

(2). Mr. Ernest Buffington

Agenda Item 18: Reconvene into open session to take action as deemed appropriate in the City Commission’s discretion regarding:

(1). Mr. Tim Huckaby

(2). Mr. Ernest Buffington

Agenda Item 19: Discussion/Approval with possible action to decide which projects will be considered for the Energy Efficiency & Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program- Mayor Green

Agenda Item 20: Discussion/Approval of the bills- Mayor Green

Agenda Item 21: 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., March 19, 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