Council to hear demolition appeals
Two appeals to halt the process of demolition of property in town will be on the agenda of the Borger City Council Tuesday.The council will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.The council will hear an appeal from C.C. “Bud” Reynolds concerning the recommendation of the Building Standards Commission to demolish the structures located at 821 Moody. Following the appeal, the council will affirm, reverse, or modify the decision by the Building Standards Commission, and then adopt a resolution if needed pertaining to the recommendation of the Building Standards Commission of the property.An appeal will also be heard from Twila Stine concerning the recommendation of the Building Standards Commission to demolish structures at 128 Cottonwood. Following the appeal, the council will affirm, reverse, or modify the decision of the commission, and adopt a resolution if needed.In other business, the council will act on Operation Facelift Contracts for the demolition of structures at 705 Bartush (Lot 13, Block 12, Rock Creek Addition) and 821 McPherson (Lots 7-10, Block 2, Rock Creek Addition).The council will also act on a recommendation from Hutchinson County Tax Assessor-Collector Mary Lou Henderson for the sale of property located at 408 Dolomita Street (Lot 6, Block 16, Bunavista Addition).Action will be taken on a recommendation to appoint/re-appoint two regular members to the Zoning Board of Adjustment and the appointment/re-appointment of three members to the Planning and Zoning Commission.Further action will be taken on the FY 2010-11 annual report and the proposed FY 2011-12 tourism contract between the Borger Chamber of Commerce and the City of Borger.The council will hold a public on the re-plat of Lots 4-11, Block 24, Unit 4, Thompson Addition, containing 1.303 acres, to be platted as 230 North Cedar Street (Lot 4R, Block 24, Unit 4, Thompson Addition), and consider approval or denial of the same.Action will also be taken on meeting minutes from the council’s first regular April meeting and expenditures for the first half of April.The council will hold a time of questions and comments from citizens. 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.