September 6, 2016



Meeting and/or Executive Session Agenda
6:00 p.m. - Tuesday, September 6, 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 Dennis Hudson, Saginaw Park Baptist Church  

(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-0916-01 (PDF): Action regarding Minutes, August 13, 2016 - Mayor, Gary Brinkley 
(b) CC-0916-02 (PDF): Action regarding Minutes, August 16, 2016 - Mayor, Gary Brinkley 
(c) CC-0916-03 (PDF)Action regarding increasing the General Fund Emergency Reserve from the General Fund Undesignated Surplus - City Manager, Nan Stanford 
(d) CC-0916-04 (PDF)Action regarding increasing the Enterprise Fund Emergency Reserve from the Enterprise Fund Undesignated Surplus Funds in the amount of $100,000 - City Manager, Nan Stanford 
(e) CC-0916-05 (PDF)Action regarding Ordinance No. 2016-09, Amending Section 42-43 of Saginaw City Code to allow a designated employee to conduct an Assessment Hearing - City Manager, Nan Stanford

(5) CC-0916-06 (PDF): Public Hearing – Proposed 2016 Property Tax Rate for Fiscal Year 2016 to 2017 - Mayor, Gary Brinkley 

(6) CC-0916-07 (PDF): Consideration and Action regarding Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool Board of Trustees Election - City Manager, Nan Stanford 

(7) 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 

(8) Adjournment - Mayor, Gary Brinkley