Council set to meet Tuesday

The Borger City Council will be meeting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2011, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.The council will be acting on an interlocal agreement between the Borger Independent School District and the City of Borger for the 2011-12 School Resource Office Program, and will consider action to close the north half of the 600 block of North Main Street from 6-11:30 a.m. on June 25, 2011.Action will be taken on a recommendation to deny a request from Jeff Whittington to rezone 1.5 acres of land located in the SE/4 of Sec. 18, Block “Y”, M&C Survey from a Single Family (IF-2) zoning district to a commercial zoning district to be known as 100 Denton Street.The council will hold a public hearing to hear an appeal from Whittington, and consider approval or denial of the same.A public hearing will be held to hear an appeal from Penny Hodges concerning the demolition of the Building Standards Commission to demolish structures located at 302 South Hedgecoke and 219-221 West Jefferson (Lot 28-29, Block 11, Isom Addition). Following the hearing, the council will reverse, modify, or affirm the recommendation of the Building Standards Commission.An executive session will be held to discuss the city manager’s appointment of Kenneth R. Petr as the Director of Planning and Zoning. The council will then confirm or deny the appointment upon return to open session.The council will act on meeting minutes from the last regular April meeting and expenditures for the last 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.