City Council Agenda, May 20, 2014


TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2014
6:00 P.M.

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Sunset Valley, Texas will hold a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, the 20th of May 2014 at 6:00 P.M. in the Council Chambers, Municipal Building, 3205 Jones Road, Sunset Valley, Texas, at which time the following items will be discussed, to-wit:

1.     Call to order of the City Council.

2.     Pledge of Allegiance. 

3.     Citizen/Public Communication. 

4.     Staff and Committee reports on subject matters in written report issued on May 15, 2014. 

  1. City Administrator Report on subject matters in written report issued on May 15, 2014.
  2. Police Department Report on subject matters in written report issued on May 15, 2014.
  3. Public Works Dept. Report on subject matters in written report issued on May 15, 2014.
  4. Quarterly Report from the Public Safety Committee 

5.     Council consideration of agenda items for approval on consent.

6.     Approval of the minutes from the May 6, 2014 City Council meeting.

7.     Consider approval of an Ordinance implementing an interim rate adjustment under Section 104.301 of the Texas Utilities Code by Texas Gas Service Company. (Mayor Cardona/Administration).

        Exhibit A     Texas Gas Letter    GRIP Filing Analysis     Ordinance

8.     Consider approval of a resolution supporting the construction of State Highway 45.  (Councilmember Burdett/Administration) 

 9.     Consider Approval of an Ordinance amending Chapter 4 Watershed Development Regulations of the Land Development Code to provide additional exemptions for residential rainwater harvesting systems.  (Mayor Pro-Tem Arnold/Public Works and Environmental Services)

10.   Consider Approval of an Ordinance amending Chapter 17 of the Land Development Code to provide for a Penalty for violations of Zoning Regulations (Mayor Cardona/Administration)

11.   Discuss and consider action on the 2014 Community Survey (Mayor Cardona/Administration)  Survey Questions

12.   Discuss and Consider changes to the Sunset Valley Water Conservation and Drought Contingency Plan to remove the restriction from allowing swimming pools to be filled in Stage 2 with other offsetting changes. Any changes would need to be adopted by an Ordinance at a future meeting (Mayor Cardona/Public Works and Environmental Services)  Proposed Penalties

13.   Presentation of the Utility Rate and Cost of Service Study (Mayor Cardona/Administration)

14.   Presentation on City Staffing levels.  (Mayor Cardona/Administration)   Presentation

15.   Discussion and Consider Action on a Draft Underground Utility Planning report and financial planning options.  (Councilmember Jenkins/Public Works)     

        Plan A   Plan B


Council will announce that it will go into Executive Session, if necessary, to deliberate any matter listed on this agenda for which an exception to open meetings requirements permit such closed deliberation, including but not limited to consultation with the city attorney pursuant to Tex. Gov't Code § 551.074, as announced at the time of the closed session.


I certify that the above notice of meeting was posted at City Hall, 3205 Jones Road, Sunset Valley, Texas, on the 15th day of May 2014 at 5:00 P.M.


Rae Gene Greenough
City Secretary

The City of Sunset Valley is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request.  


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