May 17, 2016


Meeting and/or Executive Session Agenda 6:00 p.m. - Tuesday, May 17, 2016

In accordance with Section 551.042 of the Texas Government Code, this agenda has been posted at Saginaw City Hall, and distributed to the appropriate news media within the required time frame. All meetings of the Saginaw City Council are open to the public. Public participation and written comments are invited on all open session business items.

The Mayor and City Council request that all cell phones and pagers be turned off or set to vibrate. Members of the audience are requested to step outside to respond to a page or to conduct a phone conversation.

The City Hall is wheelchair accessible and special parking is available on the east side of the building. If special accommodations are required please contact the City Secretary a minimum of 72 hours in advance at 817-232-4640.

(1) Call to Order - Mayor, Gary Brinkley

  • Pledge of Allegiance to the United States
  • Pledge of Allegiance to the State of Texas
    • "Honor the Texas Flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, One State under God, One and indivisible"

(2) Invocation - Pastor Michael Orr, Saginaw Church of Christ

(3) Audience Participation - On Video Screen

(4) Consent Agenda - All items listed with lower case letters are part of the consent agenda. Public hearing and review are held collectively unless opposition is presented, in which the contested item will be heard separately.

(a) CC-0516-11 (PDF): Action regarding Minutes, May 3, 2016 - Mayor, Gary Brinkley 
(b) CC-0516-12 (PDF): Action regarding Ordinance No. 2016-04, approving a negotiated settlement between the Atmos Cities Steering Committee (ACSC) and Atmos Energy Corporation, Mid-Tex Division regarding the company's 2016 Rate Review
Mechanism Filings; declaring existing rates to be unreasonable; adopting tariffs that reflect rate adjustments consistent with
the negotiated settlement; finding the rates to be set by the settlement tariffs to be just and reasonable and in the public
interest; and requiring the company to reimburse ACSC's reasonable ratemaking expenses - City Manager, Nan Stanford 
(c) CC-0516-13 (PDF): Action regarding Ad Valorem Tax Collection Contract with Tarrant County for Tax Year 2016 - Asst. City Manager, Dolph Johnson 
(d) CC-0516-14 (PDF): Action regarding purchase of a 2014 Atlas Copco XAS185 Air Compressor with 90 pound Jack Hammer through Buy Board Cooperative Purchasing Program - Director of Public Works, Mark White 
(e) CC-0516-15 (PDF): Action regarding installation of lighting at Willow Creek Paw Park - Director of Public Works, Mark White

(5) CC-0516-16 (PDF): Presentation of Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget Presentation Award to Assistant Finance Director/Budget Analyst Kim Quin - City Manager, Nan Stanford

(6) CC-0516-17 (PDF): Consideration and Action regarding recommendation from Planning and Zoning Commission on request for approval of a Final Plat for Willow Vista Estates IIIB, being 12.643 acres of land situated in the A.F. Albright Survey, Abstract No. 1849, 50 residential lots - Mearl McBee, McBee Homes

(7) CC-0516-18 (PDF): Consideration and Action regarding Abandonment of Easement, 1001 Kennedy Lane - Director of Public Works, Mark White

(8) CC-0516-19 (PDF): Oath of Office for Councilmember Places 1, 3 and 5 - City Secretary, Janice England

(9) CC-0516-20 (PDF): Election of Mayor Pro-Tem - Mayor, Gary Brinkley

(10) Executive Session: 1. § 551.071. Texas Government Code. Consultation with Attorney. The City Council may convene in executive session to conduct a private consultation with its attorney on any legally posted agenda item, when the City Council seeks the advice of its attorney about pending or contemplated litigation, a settlement offer, or on a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the governmental body under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with the provisions of Chapter 551, including the following items:

a. Any Posted Item

(11) Adjournment - Mayor, Gary Brinkley