CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
ESTHER ANGULO COMMUNITY CENTER
OCTOBER 23, 2007
CALL TO ORDER
Vice Mayor Tovar called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
INVOCATION/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Invocation was led by City Attorney Scott W. Ruby and the Pledge of Allegiance
was led by Council Member Farr.
Vice Mayor Tovar and Council Members Espinoza, Farr, Laborin, Mendoza, and
Rodriguez were present.
Absent: Mayor Gamez
Also Present: City Manager Reyes Medrano Jr., Assistant City Manager John Paul
Lopez, City Attorney Scott W. Ruby, Police Chief Larry Rodriguez, Economic
Development Director Paul Magallanez, Mario Rochin Building Director, Chris Hagen
City Clerk and Deputy City Clerk Shaunna Lee-Rice
Department Heads: Controller Steven Baumgardt, Mark Berrelez Utilities Director,
George Good Fire Chief, Stephen Holliday, Information Technology Director, Joy
McClain Community Services Director, Jason Earp, Public Works Director, Diana
Quezada Magistrate Absent: Wendy Jackson Human Resources Director,
SCHEDULED PUBLIC APPEARANCES
1. Employee of the 2nd Quarter Ron Rock, Police Officer, and 3rd Quarter Rosalina
Meza, Community Services.
Chief Rodriguez advised that Officer Ron Rock was unable to be present due
to working evening shifts. Joy McClain Community Services Director
presented Rosalina with her award, addressing the many services she has
provided to residents. City Manager Medrano, Jr. also stated that he has
worked closely with Rosalina her entire tenor and stated that she has
continuously been an asset to the City.
2. Steve Kozimor, Close Up Sponsor – Presentation of the 2007 Tolleson Union
High School Close Up Program to Washington, DC.
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
OCTOBER 23, 2007
Mr. Kozimor addressed the Council advising the overall theme of this
program and stated that the reason he is back now is that the trip has been
moved from mid February to the first we