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 25, 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
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 possible application for grants through Grant Works for city planning – Mayor Pilgrim
Agenda Item 05: Discuss/Consider request from Ronnie Rutledge to purchase property from the City of Ranger located near his recently purchased property – Mayor Pilgrim
Agenda Iten 06: Discuss/Consider monthly reports to come from REDC 4A and B - Mayor Pilgrim
Agenda Item 07: Discuss/Consider approval of RESOLUTION NO. 2016 -01-25-1; AN RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANGER, TEXAS, PROVIDING ELECTION PROCEDURES FOR THE CITY’S GENERAL ELECTION ON MAY 7, 2016, FOR THE ELECTION OF TWO CITY COMMISSIONERS FOR COMMISSIONER PLACES 2 AND 4 TO A TERM OF TWO YEARS; PROVIDING FOR EASTLAND COUNTY TO PERFORM ELECTION DUTIES FOR THE MAY 7, 2016 GENERAL ELECTION; AND PROVIDING FOR RELATED MATTERS- Mayor Pilgrim
Agenda Item 08: 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). Elaine Fox – water clerk
Agenda Item 09: Reconvene into open session to take action as deemed appropriate in the City Commission’s discretion regarding:
(1). Elaine Fox – water clerk
Agenda Item 10: 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 22, 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