RUNAWAY BAY CITY COUNCIL MEETING
August 18, 2009
101 Runaway Bay Drive
Regular Session – 7:00 p.m.
1. CALL TO ORDER AND ESTABLISH QUORUM
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. PUBLIC FORUM – Citizens may make comments to the City Council during this
section of the agenda. We ask citizens who wish to speak on agenda items to sign in on
the sheet provided. There is a 30 minute limit with a total of 5 minutes for each
individual. Pursuant to the State Open Meetings law, the City Council cannot discuss or
take action on items not posted on the agenda.
4. MAYOR, COUNCIL REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS
5. CONSENT AGENDA – Items on the Consent Agenda are routine and administrative in
nature. As such, these items are considered for approval by a single motion and vote
without discussion. Council Members may remove an item or items from the agenda so
it can be considered separately and/or add any item to be considered as part of the
a. Approve minutes of the July 21, 2009 regular meeting.
b. Approve the August 11, 2009 special meeting.
c. Approval of Resolution 285 designating signatories for the First National Bank.
d. Approval of Resolution 286 designating signatories for the First State Bank.
e. Approval of Resolution 287 designating a one-time signatory for loan on fire truck
6. CONSIDERATION & ACTION ITEMS
a. Discussion and consideration of the sale of land located adjacent to the water plant
and authorize the Mayor and City staff to take all necessary steps to sell the land, if
b. Consideration resignation of Roger Hyham from the position of Emergency
Management Coordinator and accept the Mayor’s recommendation to appoint
Drew Paschall to the position.
c. Consider adoption of Ordinance No. 491 Amending Ordinance #27, Appendix 2, Note
y, notes to area regulations.
d. Discussion and consideration of the proposed tax rate, take record vote and
schedule public hearing.
e. Discussion and consideration regarding Section 20.00 City Pool and Ball Field Fees.
7. EXECUTIVE SESSION
8. ACTION FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION, IF ANY.
a. Public Works Report
b. Department of Public Safety
c. Municipal Court
d. Overtime Report
e. Planning & Zoning Commission Minutes
f. Accounts Payable Check Register
g. Water/Sewer Report
h. Annual Water Quality Report – Randy Lawson will be present to present and answer
questions regarding the report.
10. WORK SESSION
a. Work session to discuss the 2010 Proposed Budget for the City of Runaway Bay.
Notice: If, during the course of the meeting, any discussion of any item on the agenda should be
held in a closed meeting, the Council will conduct a closed meeting in accordance with the
Texas Open Meetings Act, TEX.GOVT CODE, Chapter 551, subchapters 551.071 through
551.075. The City Council of the City of Runaway Bay also reserves the right to reconvene
recess or realign the Work Session, the Executive Session or the order of business at any time
prior to adjournment.
I, the undersigned authority, do hereby certify that the above notice of the meeting of the
governing body of the City of Runaway Bay is a true and correct copy of said notice and that
I posted a true and correct copy of said notice on the bulletin board of the Municipal
Building of said City of Runaway Bay, Texas, a place convenient and readily accessible to the
general public at all times and said notice was posted on Friday, at 4:00 p.m. and remained
posted continuously, for at least 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.
Oneta Berghoefer, City Secretary
Notice of Assistance at the meeting
This facility is wheelchair accessible. Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this
meeting and who may need auxiliary aids or services are requested to contact the City
Secretary’s office at least 72 hours before the meeting at (940) 575-4745.