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              CITY COUNCIL OF HILL COUNTRY VILLAGE
                      CITY COUNCIL MEETING
                     THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2004
                             9:05 A.M.

The City Council for the City of Hill Country Village met in a Council Meeting
Thursday, August 26, 2004, at 9:05 a.m. at City Hall, 116 Aspen Lane, San
Antonio, Texas.

Members Present:

Councilman Carl A. Register, Mayor Pro Tem
Councilman Gabriel Durand-Hollis
Councilwoman Marjorie McGovern
Councilman George F. “Rick” Evans
Councilwoman Margaret Mayberry

City Staff Present:

David J. Harris, City Administrator
Frank Morales, Chief of Police
Marie Gelles, Administrative Assistant
Gene Fox, Patrol Officer

1.      Call to order.

Mayor Pro Tem Register called the meeting to order at 9:05 a.m.

2.      Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance.

Mayor Pro Tem Register announced a moment of silence and then led those
present in the pledge of Allegiance.

3.     Discussion/action regarding the FY 2004-05 budget process including
       budget process calendar, strategic planning, development of budget
       priorities, development of a multi-year Capital Improvement Program
       (CIP), and Special Projects and Special Studies Work Plan for City Staff
       for FY 2004-05.

City Administrator Harris presented the updated program change spreadsheet.

Council consensus was reached on the following items to be included in the FY 2004-
05 Budget:

    (1) Include Cardinal Court, police software, and server upgrades.
    (2) Quickbooks upgrade $0
    (3 & 4) $0


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    (5) Add $885 for TML Conference attendance for the Mayor and City
     Administrator.
    (5a & 6) $0
    (7) Add cell phone allowance for two (2) Police Sergeants and one (1)
     Investigator.
    (8) $0
    (9) Add increase the Police Vehicle replacement fund by $6,000.
    (10) & (10 a) Add increase in sewer increase cost and revenues.
    (11) $0
    (11 a) Add $500 for the purchase of a scanner.
    (12) $0
    (13) Budget $100 for court reporter line item.
    (14) Add $3,545 for increase cost of motor fuel for Police
    (15) Add $346 for increase cost of motor fuel for Public Works.
    (16 & 17) $0
    (18) Add $12,000 for increase in cost for EMS service.
    (19 & 20) $0
    (21) Add $7,111 for increase in cost for fire service.
    (22 through 31) $0
    (32) Add $3,790 for two (2) new defibrillators for two police cars.
    (33) $0
    (34) Add $500 for metal detector wands for court.
    (35) $0
    (36) Add $1,500 for road sales tax election.
    (37) Add $7,500 for codification of ordinances.
    (39) Add $1,320 for “Leads on Line” pawn shop database subscription.
    (40) Add $4,903 for increase in employee health insurance costs
    (41) $0
    (38) $25,000 for a salary merit pool


Council directed the City Administrator to invite the City of San Antonio Fire
Department and AMR to make a presentation to and field questions from Council
regarding ambulance service at the September 9, 2004 Council Meeting.

The meeting recessed for a break at 10:59 a.m. and reconvened at 11:05 a.m.

4.      Discussion/action regarding one-time merit adjustments for personnel
        and appropriate budgetary transfer.

Mayor Pro Tem Register moved, seconded by Councilman Evans to appropriate
$25,000 plus the cost of the fringe benefits for a one-time merit adjustments for
employees and appropriate budgetary transfer. The vote on the motion was all in
favor; none opposed. Motion passed.




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The funding of the one-time merit adjustment does not include the City
Administrator. Any adjustment to be made will be taken up during the evaluation of
the City Administrator

The Mayor Pro Tem returned to agenda item 3 to continue discussion and action on
the proposed budget.

3. Councilman Durand-Hollis moved, seconded by Councilwoman McGovern to
appropriate $25,000 for employee merit pay for FY 2004-05. The vote on the motion
was all in favor; none opposed. Motion passed.

5.     Discussion/action regarding adoption of a resolution calling an election to
          a. adopt and levy a local sales and use tax to provide revenue for
              maintenance and repair of municipal streets
          b. adopt and levy a sales and use tax for the purposes of economic
              development that decreases the currently effective rate of
              additional sales and use tax for purposes of economic
              development.

Councilman Durand-Hollis moved, seconded by Councilwoman McGovern, adopting
a resolution calling an election to adopt and levy a local sales and use tax to provide
revenue for maintenance and repair of municipal streets and to adopt and levy a sales
and use tax for economic development that decreases the currently effective rate of
additional sales and use tax for the purposes of economic development. The vote on
the motion was all in favor; none opposed. Motion passed.

The Mayor Pro Tem returned to agenda item 3 to continue discussion and action on
the proposed budget.

Councilman Durand Hollis left the meeting at 11:35 a.m.

3. Councilwoman Mayberry moved, seconded by Councilwoman McGovern to
   dissolve the Business Development and Extra Territorial Jurisdiction Long Range
   Planning Committee, the Aesthetics and Quality of Life Long Range Planning
   Committee, the Deer Review Committee, the Water Use and Reuse Committee,
   and the Long-Range Financial Planning & Capital Improvement Projects
   Committee. The vote on the motion was all in favor; none opposed. Motion
   passed.

6. Communications with the City Administrator.

The next Council Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 9, 2004. There
was Council consensus to cancel the September 16, 2004 City Council Meeting.

The review of the City Administrator will occur before the adoption of the FY
2004-05 budget at the September 9 meeting.

7. Adjourn.


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There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 11:54 a.m.


                                            _____________________
                                            Kirk W. Francis
                                            Mayor

ATTEST:


________________________
David J. Harris
City Administrator
Acting City Secretary




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