Tonight, is a regularly scheduled city council meeting. A public hearing for the 2008-2009 General and Water & Waste Water Budgets will be held. During the following session, the council will consider nine different items of business.
Adopting the budgets and the tax rate for 2008-2009, funding for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and an upcoming project will be discussed, and the awarding of a bid for a water line replacement project lead off the session. The council will address leave of absence for council members Greg Richards and Mark Souder Sr., both due to illness. An appointment to the Economic Development Corporation, the sale of Lloyd Street and the progress of water service with the City of Waxahachie will finish the session.
The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. in the council chamber of the Italy Municipal Building, 105 Main Street. All are welcome to attend.
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THE CITY OF ITALY
CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
SEPTEMBER 8, 2008 6:30 P.M.
Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 551 VTCS Government Code, notice is hereby given of a Regular Meeting of the Italy City Council to be held September 8, 2008, in the Council Chamber of the Italy Municipal Building, located at 105 Main Street, Italy, Texas
1. CALL TO ORDER
A. Roll Call/Invocation
2. CONSENT ITEMS:
A. APPROVE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES:
August 11, 2008 – Regular City Council Meeting.
August 18, 2008 – Called City Council Meeting
August 26th 2008 – Called City Council Meeting
September 2nd, 2008 – Called Council Meeting
B. Approval of Bills: Approve August bills and all other checks issued since last regular council meeting.
3. CITIZENS’ COMMENTS:
4. PUBLIC HEARING
The Italy City Council will hold a public Hearing regarding the 2008-2009 General Fund Budget & the 2008-2009 Water & Waster Water Budget.
5. REGULAR SESSION:
The Council reserves the right to consult in closed session with the City Attorney on any posted Agenda Item pursuant to the Texas Government Code, Section 551.071 (b).
A. Discuss and consider adoption of Ordinance 080908-01 Adoption of the 2008-2009 General Fund Budget and Water and Waste Water Budgets.
B. Discuss and consider adoption of Ordinance 080908-2, the tax rate for fiscal year 2008-2009.
C. Presentation by GRANT WORKS regarding the up coming funding cycle for CDBG Grants, and action for the City Council to choose a project.
D. Discuss, consider and award bid for water line replacement project.
E. Discuss, consider, and act on approval of a leave of absence for Councilmember Greg Richards’ attending this regular meeting of the Italy city of Italy City Council, due to illness.
F. Discuss, consider, and act on approval of a leave of absence for Councilmember Mark Souder Sr. attending this regular meeting of the Italy city of Italy City Council, due to illness.
G. Discuss, consider and appoint a replacement to the Economic Development Corporation.
H. Discuss, consider and adopt Ordinance No. 080908-03 the sale of Lloyd Street.
I. Discussion of progress being made with the City of Waxahachie regarding water service.
6. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
7. COUNCIL COMMENTS
I, k. m. Hubert, Acting, Interim City Secretary, certify that the above notice was posted at City Hall, 101 W. Main Street, Italy, Texas on Friday , September 5, 2008 before 6:30 p.m., in accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.
K. M. Hubert, Acting, Interim City Secretary
This facility is wheelchair accessible and accessible parking spaces are available. Requests for reasonable accommodations must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting. Please contact the City Administrator at (972) 483-7329, ext. 102
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