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REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

MAY 4, 2004

7:00 P.M.

A regular meeting of the Terrell City Council was held on Tuesday, May 4, 2004 in the City Council Chambers at 7:00 p.m. with the following members present:

COUNCILMEMBER #1      FRANCES ANDERSON

COUNCILMEMBER #2      TOMMY SPENCER

COUNCILMEMBER #3      DEBRA KELLEY

COUNCILMEMBER #4      FLOYD TRAMMELL

COUNCILMEMBER #5      RICK CARMONA

1.         Call to order.

Mayor Frances Anderson called the meeting to order.

2.         Invocation.

Councilmember Tommy Spencer gave the opening prayer.

3.         Presentation of Certificates to Terrell Citizens Police Academy Graduates.

Mayor Frances Anderson and Chief of Police Todd Miller presented certificates to Audrey Woods and Martha Gary, graduates of the Terrell Citizens Police Academy.

4.         Consider Approval of Regular City Council Meeting Minutes of April 20, 2004.

Councilmember Floyd Trammell made a motion to approve the Regular City Council Meeting Minutes of April 20, 2004 with corrections to Item 6(b).  The motion was seconded by Mayor Pro tem Rick Carmona.  Ayes – all; Nayes – none.  Motion carried.

b.)            Discuss and Consider Approval of Ordinance No. 2222 – Establishing a Historic District Zoning Overlay.

Mayor Pro tem Rick Carmona made a motion to table Ordinance No. 2222 – Establishing a Historic District Zoning Overlay to the second Council Meeting on June 15, 2004.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Debra Kelley.  Ayes – Tommy Spencer, Rick Carmona, Debra Kelley, Frances Anderson; Nayes – Floyd Trammell.  Motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS

5.         Discuss and Consider Recommendation by the Planning and Zoning Commission for a Preliminary Plat of Shady Pines Subdivision.

City Manager Gordon Pierce and City Engineer Stan Ballard presented to Council for discussion and consideration Recommendation by the Planning and Zoning Commission for a Preliminary Plat of Shady Pines Subdivision.  Councilmember Debra Kelley made a motion to approve the Planning and Zoning Commission for a Preliminary Plat of Shady Pines Subdivision contingent upon issues raised by consulting engineer Freeman-Millican, Inc. and City Engineer Stan Ballard being resolved.  The motion was seconded by Mayor Pro tem Rick Carmona.  Ayes – all; Nayes – none.  Motion carried.

6.         Discuss and Consider Terrell Economic Development Corporation Quarterly Report.

Danny Booth, representing Terrell Economic Development Corporation presented to Council for discussion and consideration Terrell Economic Development Corporation Quarterly Report.  Mayor Pro tem Rick Carmona made a motion to accept the Terrell Economic Development Corporation Quarterly Report.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Debra Kelley.  Ayes – all; Nayes – none.  Motion carried.

7.         Discuss and Consider Recommendation of Terrell Economic Development Corporation Regarding Land Purchase - Rexel, Inc.

Danny Booth representing Terrell Economic Development Corporation presented to Council for discussion and consideration a Recommendation of Terrell Economic Development Corporation Regarding Land Purchase – Rexel, Inc.  Mayor Pro tem Rick Carmona made a motion to accept Terrell Economic Development Corporation Recommendation Regarding Land Purchase – Rexel, Inc. in the amount of $91,800.00.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Floyd Trammell.  Ayes – all; Nayes – none.  Motion carried.

8.         Consider Approval of a Routine Airport Maintenance Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation Aviation Division.

City Engineer Stan Ballard presented to Council for consideration the Routine Airport Maintenance Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation Aviation Division.  Councilmember Floyd Trammell made a motion to approve a Routine Airport Maintenance Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation Aviation Division.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Tommy Spencer.  Ayes – all; Nayes – none.  Motion carried.

9.         Discuss and Consider Approval of Ordinance No. 2224 – Amending Enterprise Project No. 014352 – Wal-Mart Stores East, Inc.

Raylan Smith presented to Council for discussion and consideration Ordinance No. 2224 – Amending Enterprise Project No. 014352 – Wal-Mart Stores East, Inc. on first reading.  Councilmember Rick Carmona made a motion to approve Ordinance No. 2224 – Amending Enterprise Project No. 014352 – Wal-Mart Stores East, Inc. on first reading.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Floyd Trammell.  Ayes – all; Nayes – none.  Motion carried.

10.       Discuss and Consider Revision to the Policy for the Naming of City Facilities, Streets and Park land.

City Manager Gordon Pierce presented to Council for discussion and consideration Revision to the Policy for the Naming of City Facilities, Streets and Park land.  Mayor Pro tem Rick Carmona made a motion to approve the Revision to the Policy for the Naming of City Facilities, Streets and Park land.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Debra Kelley.  Ayes – Debra Kelley, Rick Carmona; Nayes – Floyd Trammell, Tommy Spencer, Frances Anderson.  Motion failed.  Mayor Pro tem Rick Carmona made a motion to approve the Revision to the Policy for the Naming of City Facilities, Streets and Park land. Changing In honor of local community leaders who have provided outstanding personal service that has resulted in a significant and enduring contribution to the community. If deceased, the community leader may have served in an elected or appointed position of the City of Terrell and have been deceased for a minimum of five (5) years. If living, the community leader must have served in an elected or appointed position of the City of Terrell for at least 20 years. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Debra Kelley.  Ayes – Debra Kelley, Rick Carmona, Floyd Trammell, Frances Anderson; Nayes – Tommy Spencer. Motion carried.

11.       Discuss and Consider Date, Time and Location for Joint Workshop Meeting with the Terrell Historical Commission.

Council by consensus agreed that June 1st, 2004 5:15 PM for a Joint Workshop Meeting with the Terrell Historical Commission.

12.       Hear Remarks from Visitors.

None were made.

CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed under Consent Agenda are considered to be routine by the City Council of the City of Terrell and may be enacted by one motion.  There will not be separate discussion of these items.  If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the consent agenda and will be considered separately.

13.       Discuss and Consider Adoption on Second Reading Ordinance No. 2223 – Approving a Zone Change from Agriculture (A) to Commercial (C) on Property Described as 22.29 Acres, J.C. Hale Survey, A-202.

Councilmember Floyd Trammell made a motion to approve Ordinance No. 2223 –  Approving a Zone Change from Agriculture (A) to Commercial (C) on Property Described as 22.29 Acres, J.C. Hale Survey, A-202 on second reading. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Tommy Spencer.  Ayes – all; Nayes – none.  Motion carried

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

14.       Receive City Manager’s Reports and Correspondence – Police Week Activities – May 9-15, 2004.

15.       Adjourn into Executive Session in Accordance with Section 551 of the Texas Government Code to Discuss Section 551.072 – Negotiations Regarding Real Property.

Council adjourned into Executive Session.

16.       Reconvene into Regular Session and Consider Action, if any, on Items Discussed in Executive Session.           

Mayor Pro tem Rick Carmona made a motion to approve the sale of real property plus or minus 20 acres at $10,000.00 per acre to Carlisle SynTec Inc. DBA Hunter Panels LLC contingent upon acceptance of the Incentive Package. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Debra Kelley.  Ayes – All; Nayes – none.   Motion carried.

17.       Adjourn.

There were no other matters discussed or acted on at this meeting.  There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.

                                                                        ____________________________________

                                                            Frances Anderson, Mayor

Attest:

____________________________

John Rounsavall, City Secretary

 




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