Borger City Council to meet Tuesday

MICHELLE BERRYManaging Editoreditor@borgernewsherald.comThe Borger City Council is set to meet this Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.The council will act on a request from the CareNet Pregnancy Center to close Bryan, Hedgecoke, West Coolidge, and West Grand Streets on Sept. 24, 2011, from 9-11 a.m. The request will be presented by Susan Trahern, CareNet Director.Action will also be taken on legal documents between the Borger Tenth Street Apartments and the City of Borger pertaining to the 900 block of Brain Street. These documents pertain to the full release of the easement in Esse. and a parking covenant agreement and reservation, and grant of easement. This item will be presented by Borger City Manager Eddie Edwards.The council will act on a resolution pertaining to Texas Gas Service Company’s Rate Schedules and Tariffs, and a resolution appointing/re-appointing one member to represent the City of Borger on the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority’s Board of Directors. These items will also be presented by Edwards.Action will be taken on a interlocal agreement between the City of Borger and the Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office. This item will be presented by Lt. Anthony “Bud” Griffin of the Borger Police Department.The council will act to award a bid for the purchase of a motorgrader to be used in the Street Department. This item will be presented by Public Works Director Ted Dodd. Action will also be taken on a recommendation from Hutchinson County Tax-Assessor Collector Mary Lou Henderson for the sale of property located at 801 Cedar Street (Lot 1, Block 4, Thompson Addition).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 (3) minutes for their presentation to the City Council.