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08-08-05 BOT MinMINUTES OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN AND SCHOOL BOARD WORKSHOP AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN MEETING AUGUST 08, 2005 Present: Scott Bradley, Mayor Fred Held, Mayor Pro Tem Buddy Brown, Member Bill Frey, Member Don Redding, Member Larry Sparrow, Member Trent Petty, Town Manager Stan Lowry, Town Attorney Jean Dwinnell, Town Secretary Absent: None 1. CALL TO ORDER. Mayor Bradley called the work session to order at 3:05 p.m. and announced a quorum. 2. BUDGET WORK SESSION. Town Manager Trent Petty presented the proposed budget for the Westlake Academy along with several scenarios for the future. He reviewed planning milestones and parameters, the Mission Statement, goals and objectives, and alternatives. . He advised that he recommended scenario 5A, which would allow for the continued expansion of the Academy, filling seventh and eighth grades and placing students in portable buildings for selected classes. Discussion ensued regarding each of the scenarios, the dissolution of the 4A Corporation coupled with an election to adopt a Crime Control District tax, the aesthetics of the campus in relation to the placement of portable buildings, the cost of the portable buildings, the Blacksmith Apprentice Program, the Foundation's capital program for the art/science building, the probability of retail business in Westlake, and maintaining the budget for both the Town and the Academy with no ad valorem tax rate. Mayor Bradley and the Board of Aldermen thanked the staff for their hard work in producing the scenarios and the presentation on the budget. The Academy parents in attendance thanked the Town employees for their hard work and for allowing them to attend. It was the consensus of the Board to move forward with Scenario 5A as presented, contacting students on the waiting list for grades 7 and 8, explaining the Blacksmith Program and its importance to those who remain interested in attending the Academy. Mayor Bradley declared the work session adjourned at 5:26 p.m. 3. CONVENE INTO REGULAR MEETING. Mayor Bradley called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and announced a quorum. 4. EXECUTIVE SESSION. The Board convened into executive session at 7:02 p.m., as Mayor Bradley read the items to be discussed. 5. RECONVENE INTO OPEN MEETING. The Board reconvened into open session at 7:44 p.m. 6. EXECUTIVE SESSION ACTION. There was no action taken. 7. CITIZENS' PRESENTATIONS. There were none. 8. CONSIDER A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AND ENDORSING THE APPLICATION FOR FUNDING FROM THE TARRANT COUNTY 2006 TRANSPORTATION BOND PROGRAM FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF F.M. 1938 FROM F.M. 1709 TO THE DENTON COUNTY LINE. Town Manager Trent Petty explained the proposed Resolution, the proposed schedule for the construction, and the regional impact. Alderman Redding moved, Alderman Sparrow seconded the motion to approve Resolution No. 05-27, authorizing and endorsing the application for funding from the Tarrant County 2006 Transportation Bond Program for the construction of FM 1938 from F.M. 1709 to the Denton County Line. There was no discussion and Mayor Bradley declared the motion carried unanimously. 9. CONSENT AGENDA: A. Review and approve minutes of the regular meeting held on June 27, 2005 and minutes of the budget worksession held on July 07, 2005. B. Review and approve any outstanding bills. Alderman Frey moved, Alderman Held seconded the motion to approve the Consent Agenda as presented. Discussion ensued regarding payments to Tri -County Electric and Mr. Scott Simmons. There was no further discussion and Mayor Bradley declared the motion carried unanimously. 10. ADJOURNMENT. Alderman Brown moved, Alderman Frey seconded the motion to adjourn. The motion carried and Mayor Bradley declared the meeting adjourned at 7:52 p.m. Approved by the Board on 26 , 2005. 84 Scott Brad ey, Mayor A T: Je Dwinnell, TIRMC, CMC, Town Secretary