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, January 11, 2016 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 moving doublewide 30”X60” mobile home from Gordon, Tx to 1437 W. Loop 254 –  Jim Robinson


Agenda Item 05:   Discuss/Consider changing from Arco Extinguisher Service to Axis Fire Extinguisher Service- Ken Evans


Agenda Item 06:  Discuss/Consider approval Minutes of December 14, 2015 City Council Meeting – Mayor Pilgrim


Agenda Item 07:  Discuss/Consider approval of City Secretary’s Report on Petition for Local Option Election to Legalize the Sale of beer, wine and mixed beverage in restaurants by food and beverage certificate holder only- City Secretary  



Agenda Item 08:     Discussion/Consider Approval: Department Reports: - Mayor Pilgrim






Police Department/Animal Control

Public Works


Agenda Item 09:  Discuss/Consider Approval of Bills- Mayor Pilgrim


Agenda Item 10:  Convene in Executive Session pursuant to Texas Government Code, Section 551.074 Personnel Matters-Mayor Pilgrim  


RE:   City Administrator Position 

          Public Works Supervisor


Agenda Item 11:  Reconvene from Executive Session and take action regarding personnel staffing; re: City Administrator and Public Works Supervisor- Mayor Pilgrim


RE:   City Administrator Position

           Public Works Supervisor


Agenda Item 12:  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., January 8, 2016 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