September 1, 2015



Meeting, Public Hearing, and Executive Session Agenda

6:00 p.m. – Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Saginaw City Hall – Council Chambers

333 West McLeroy Blvd.

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 the Council Chambers to respond to a page or to conduct a phone conversation.

The Saginaw 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 - Mayor, Gary Brinkley
  • Pledge of Allegiance to the State of Texas - Mayor, Gary Brinkley
    • “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-0915-01 (PDF): Action regarding Minutes, August 18, 2015 - Mayor, Gary Brinkley
(b) CC-0915-02 (PDF): Action regarding increasing the General Fund Emergency Reserve from the General Fund Undesignated Surplus Funds in the amount of $100,000 - City Manager, Nan Stanford
(c) CC-0915-03 (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
(d) CC-0915-04 (PDF)Action regarding Resolution No. 2015-13, authorizing the Texas Coalition for Affordable Power, Inc. (TCAP) to negotiate an electric supply agreement for three years for deliveries of electricity effective January 1, 2018; authorizing TCAP to act as an agent on behalf of the City to enter into a contract for electricity; authorizing City Manager Nan Stanford to execute an electric supply agreement for deliveries of electricity effective January 1, 2018 and committing to budget for energy purchases in 2018 through 2020 and to honor the City’s commitments to purchase power for its electrical needs in 2018 through 2020 through TCAP - City Manager, Nan Stanford

(5) CC-0915-05 (PDF)Public Hearing – Proposed 2015 Property Tax Rate for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 - Mayor, Gary Brinkley

(6) CC-0915-06 (PDF): Consideration and Action regarding Resolution No. 2015-14, Revisions to Personnel Policies Manual, Chapter 5, Section 5.3 Sick Leave; Chapter 5, Section 5.11 Funeral Leave; Chapter 6, Section 6.18 Smoking Requirements; and Chapter 10, Section 10.14, Bad Weather - 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