Performance Improvement Consultant to address Gonzales City Council


GONZALES — Johnson Controls, a performance improvement consultant, contracted by local governments is scheduled to address Gonzales City Council tonight, Tuesday Oct. 3, during council's regularly-scheduled meeting. Johnson Controls writes performance improvement guidelines, supporting new infrastructure, to create efficiency in municipalities.

Tonight's meeting will open with public comments. The public comments section of the meeting is for citizens to address the mayor and council — as a whole.

The next item on the agenda is a public gearing regarding the Texas Disposal System Franchise Fee; and a public hearing regarding brush collection rates. Council is then set to hear a presentation by Johnson Controls

Under resolutions, council is set to discuss and consider: a resolution authorizing the regularly-scheduled city council meeting for Nov. 7 to be changed to Nov. 14; a resolution accepting proposals and awarding the contract for the JB Wells Park Concession Stand; a resolution declaring certain city property as surplus and authorizing the sale of said property; a resolution approving the Small Business Incentive Grant (SBIG) Application by Chris Espinosa, DBA Moonwalk Rentals, in the amount of $3,300 for the purchase of bouncy houses and water slides; a resolution authorizing City Manager Sean Lally to execute a 31-year license agreement between Kenneth J. Fougerat and Karen K. Fougerat (licensee) and the City of Gonzales (licensor); and a resolution authorizing Lally to enter into a purchase agreement with Bandit Industries, for the purchase of one Intimidator 21XP Tow Behind Chipper.

Under ordinances, council is set to discuss and consider: an ordinance amending charges for brush collection; an ordinance amending zoning of the City of Gonzales Code of Ordinances, by removing Section 14.903 (b) Processing Fee; an ordinance amending Chapter 8.604 Alcohol Beverage Permits and Fees of the City of Gonzales Code of Ordinances; an ordinance establishing an electronic payment processing fee on all debit and credit card transactions processed for any fee, fine, court cost, or other charge by any method and providing for deposit of processing fees and service charges in the city's general fund; an ordinance amending Section 9.4 of the Texas Disposal Systems Inc. contract for municipal solid waste collection and disposal services, dated February 15, 2015, by increasing franchise fees paid to the city.

Under board and staff reports, council is set to hear a financial report.