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, July 13, 2015 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 Pilgrim

                                    Roll Call-City Secretary


                                    Pledge of Allegiance to United States Flag- Mayor Pilgrim

                                                      Pledge of Allegiance to Texas Flag- Mayor Pilgrim


Agenda Item 02:  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 03:  Announcements from City Council-Comments may be made by council or staff, BUT NO ACTION TAKEN on the following topics without specific notice.  Those items include:  Expressions of Thanks, Congratulations or Condolence; Information on Holiday schedules; Recognition of public officials, employees or citizens other than employees or officials whose status may be affected by the council through action; Reminders of community events or announcements involving an imminent threat to the public health and safety of the people of the municipality.


Agenda Item 04:  Discuss/Consider deeding Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Park to Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park Committee- Larry Monroe & Joel Jimenez


Agenda Item 05: Discuss/Consider appointing Primary and Secondary Agents to execute and file Application for Public Assistance on behalf of the City of Ranger for the purpose of obtaining certain state and federal financial assistance under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief & Emergency Assistance Act or otherwise available. This Agent is authorized to represent and act for the City in all dealings with the State of Texas for all matters pertaining to such disaster assistance required by the agreements and assurances- City Administrator  


Agenda Item 06:     Discuss/Consider Approval: 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 07:  Discuss/Consider Approval of Bills- City Administrator


Agenda Item 08:  Discuss/Consider hiring 1 person to read meters and when not reading meters be assigned duties in the water department- Commissioner Casey


Agenda Item 09:  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., July 10, 2015 and remained posted for 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of the meeting.




Mary Wells, 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