Ranger City Meeting

Notice Of A Meeting

Governing Body – City of Ranger

Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the Governing Body of the City of Ranger, Texas will be held on Monday October 11 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 Gerdes

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: 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. Robert Martinez

Agenda Item 05: Reconvene into open session to take action as deemed appropriate in the City Commission’s discretion regarding:

(1). Mr. Robert Martinez

Agenda Item 06: Discussion/Approval with possible action to accept a Proclamation declaring October 2010 as “Breast Cancer Awareness Month”- Mayor Gerdes

Agenda Item 07: Discussion/Approval with possible action concerning setting an Official City of Ranger date for Halloween activities- Mayor Gerdes

Agenda Item 08: Discussion/Approval with possible action to consider a presentation by a representative of COPSYNC for Police Department software- Mayor Gerdes

Agenda Item 09: Discussion/Approval with possible action to consider a presentation by representatives from Unified Planners and to ask permission to talk with employees about Insurance plans- Mr. Aaron Crawford and/or Mrs. Jeannine Crawford

Agenda Item 10: Previously Tabled; Discussion/Approval with possible action concerning the creation of a No-Parking Ordinance along West Loop 254 by the area near Loves Travel Stop and Yellowbird Truck Wash- Commissioner Calvert

Agenda Item 11: Discussion/Approval with possible action to consider a request to use the City of Ranger Community Center on a regular basis for a community activity called “Sit-n-Stitch”- Mrs. Patricia Emery

Agenda Item 12: Discussion/Approval with possible action to concerning the Harris Construction water account- Mayor Gerdes

Agenda Item 13: Discussion/Approval with possible action to use City of Ranger equipment that will be operated by City employees for the annual “Day of Champions” to be held in conjunction with the “Get Er’ Done” Clean-up day and to locate the dumpsters around the City of Ranger- Mayor Gerdes

Agenda Item 14: Discussion/Approval with possible action to accept Resolution No. 2010-10-11-A, A Resolution by the City Council of the City of Ranger, Texas, to enter into an agreement with the State of Texas through the Texas Department of Transportation for the temporary closure of State Highway 101 (Main Street) from the Ranger Swimming Pool to Commerce Street for the Annual Night-Time Lighted Christmas Parade- Jeanne Pruett

Agenda Item 15: Discussion/Approval with possible action concerning the Customer Service Inspection program and backflow prevention devices mandated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)- Mayor Gerdes

Agenda Item 16: Discussion/Approval with possible action concerning the closing of Ranger City Hall for one hour during the business day for employee lunch- City Secretary

Agenda Item 17: Discussion/Approval with possible action concerning setting a date for Records Consultants, Inc. (RCI) to come and do records retention processing for the City of Ranger excess records storage rooms- City Secretary

Agenda Item 18: 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. Abel Saldana

Agenda Item 19: Reconvene into open session to take action as deemed appropriate in the City Commission’s discretion regarding:

(1). Mr. Abel Saldana

Agenda Item 20: 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 21: Discussion/Approval with possible action to approve the Minutes of September 16, 2010- City Secretary

Agenda Item 22: Discussion/Approval with possible action to approve the Minutes of September 17, 2010- City Secretary

Agenda Item 23: Discussion/Approval with possible action to approve the Minutes of September 20, 2010- City Secretary

Agenda Item 24: Discussion/Approval with possible action to approve the Minutes of September 27, 2010- City Secretary

Agenda Item 25: Discussion/Approval of the bills- Mayor Gerdes

Agenda Item 26: 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., October 08, 2010 and remained posted for 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of the meeting. All City Council meetings are digitally voice recorded.

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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