Borger city council to consider land rezoning

Rezoning of land to be used for the construction of a new Wal-Mart Supercenter will be one of the action items at the upcoming meeting of the Borger City Council.The council will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.Action will be taken to conduct a public hearing to allow for citizen comment on a request to rezone a 19.773 acre tract of land in Section 23, Block “Y”, Arnold & Barrett-Morris Cummings Survey, Hutchinson County, from Estate and Agricultural (EA) to a commercial zoning district.Following the public hearing, the council will consider approval or denial of the request.In other business, the council will act to introduce an ordinance amending Chapter 14, Zoning, Section 14.02.002, directing changes to the zoning of various lots and updating the zoning district map, and an interlocal agreement between the Borger Independent School District and the City of Borger for the 2012-13 School Resource Officer Program.Action will be taken on a recommendation from the Planning and Zoning Commission to rezone Lots 4-9, Block 4, Johnson Heights Addition, from a General Residence (GR) zoning district to a Commercial © Zoning District and schedule a public hearing for 1:30 p.m. June 19, 2012, to allow for public comment.The council will also act on a resolution authorizing the submission of the Tobacco Enforcement Contract Application for Local Law Enforement Agencies to the Texas School Safety Center at Texas State University – San Marcos on behalf of the Department of State Health Services, Mental Health Substance Abuse Division.Action will be taken on a recommendation from the Hutchinson County Tax Assessor-Collector for the sale of property located at 108 Warner (Lot 9, Block 30, Coronado Terrace Addition Unit 111) and the awarding of a bid for drainage improvements for the northwest corner of Coble and West Seventh Street.The council will hold an executive session to discuss a surface lease agreement on real property located in Section 2, T.W.M.G. Survey, Hutchinson County, and will act on the item upon return to open session.Action will be taken on expenditures for the last half of May and the minutes of the last regular May meeting.A time for questions and comments from citizens will be held. Citizens who have indicated their desire to speak to the city council will be heard at this time.In compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, unless the subject matter is on the agenda, city council members are prevented from acting on the subject and may respond only with statements of factual information or existing city policy.However, city council members may refer the person making the comment to a staff member or request city staff to place the subject matter on the future open meeting agenda. Citizens are limited to three minutes for their presentation to the city council.