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 13, 2017 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
Pledge of Allegiance to United States Flag
Pledge of Allegiance to Texas Flag
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: Approval of minutes for the regular meeting on February 13, 2017 - Jamie Steinman, City Secretary
Agenda Item 05: Discuss/Consider the Approval of Monthly Department Reports:
- Finance Report- Manager Chad Roberts
- Library Report- Librarian Diana McCullough
- REDC 4A Report- President Rick Hughes
- REDC 4B Report- President Steve Gerdes
- Municipal Court Report- Judge Tammy Archer
- Fire/EMS Report- Chief Darrel Fox
- Police Department- Chief Brad Sims
- Public Works Report- Director Roger Drews
- Animal Control Report- Connie Hovey
Agenda Item 06: Discuss/Consider: Open and consider awarding a bid on real property owned by the City of Ranger and being .238 acres +/-, Abstract Lot 13 and east 24 feet of Lot 14, Block 2, Byrens-Riddle Addition that was advertised in the Eastland County Today newspaper on February 23, 2017 and March 2, 2017. The Council reserves the right to reject any and all bids. -Chad Roberts, Manager
Agenda Item 07: Discuss/Consider: Approval of second and final reading of ORDINANCE NO. 2017-03-13-A AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANGER, TEXAS, ADOPTING EXTENDED OPERATING HOURS FOR LAWFULLY PERMITTED SELLERS OF MIXED ALCOHOL BEVERAGES; AUTHORIZING PERMIT AND FEE REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING A PENALTY CLAUSE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ORDINANCE. – Joe Pilgrim, Mayor and Anthony Sanchez, Citizen
Agenda Item 08: Discuss/Consider: Approval of second and final reading of ORDINANCE NO. 2017-03-13-B AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANGER, TEXAS, DETAILING THE CROSS CONNECTION AND BACKFLOW PREVENTION PROGRAM, REGULATING CONNECTIONS TO THE CITY'S PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM; AUTHORIZING INSPECTIONS; REQUIRING DISCONNECTION OF ILLICIT CONNECTIONS; PROVIDING FOR NOTICE AND OPPORTUNITY TO DISCONNECT; AUTHORIZING DISCONNECTION FROM WATER SUPPLY; PROVIDING FOR FEES; PROVIDING FOR ENFORCEMENT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; PROVIDING A REPEALING CLAUSE; PROVIDING A PENALTY OF A FINE NOT TO EXCEED TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS ($2,000) FOR EACH VIOLATION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. – Roger Drews, Public Works Director
Agenda Item 09: Discuss/Consider: Approval of second and final reading of ORDINANCE NO. 2017-03-13-C AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANGER, EASTLAND COUNTY, TEXAS, REVIEWING AND RENEWING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES NO. 2011-11-A and 2014-11-10-15 OF THE CITY OF RANGER, TEXAS, TITLED “JUVENILE CURFEW”, PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS; CREATING OFFENSES FOR MINORS, PARENTS AND GUARDIANS OF MINORS, AND BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS VIOLATING CURFEW REGULATIONS; PROVIDING DEFENSES; PROVIDING FOR ENFORCEMENT BY POLICE DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING FOR WAIVER BY THE MUNICIPAL COURT OF JURISDICTION OVER A MINOR WHEN REQUIRED BY THE FAMILY CODE; PROVIDING A PENALTY; PROVIDING FOR PUBLICATIONS; PROVIDING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING A REPEALER CLAUSE AND, PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. – Brad Sims, Police Chief
Agenda Item 10: Discuss/Consider: Approval of the Annual Audit prepared by Cameron Gulley, CPA for the fiscal year of 2015/2016- Joe Pilgrim, Mayor
Agenda Item 11: Discuss: The operation, maintenance and improvements to the Ranger City pool and Willow Park- Joe Pilgrim, Mayor
Agenda Item 12: Discuss/Consider: Consider adoption of a resolution No 2017-03-13-B authorizing application for financial assistance from the Texas Water Development Board; designating certain consultants; and making certain findings in connection therewith.
Agenda Item 13: Discuss/Consider: 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 5:00 p.m., March 10, 2017 and remained posted for 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of the meeting.
Jamie Steinman, 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.
NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE
Ranger City Hall and Council Chambers are wheelchair assessable and assessable parking spaces are available. Request for accommodation or interpretive services must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting. Please contact City Secretary’s office at (254) 647-3522 for information or assistance.
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