FOR THE AMARILLO CITY COMMISSION WORK SESSION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 AT 6:00 P.M. ON THE THIRD FLOOR, ROOM 303, CITY COMMISSION CONFERENCE ROOM, CITY HALL, 509 S. E. 7th AVENUE, AMARILLO, TEXAS, AND FOR THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE AMARILLO CITY COMMISSION AT 3:00 P.M. THE COMMISSION CHAMBER ON THE THIRD FLOOR OF CITY HALL.
Please note: The City Commission may take up items out of the order shown on any Agenda. The City Commission reserves the right to discuss all or part of any item in an executive session at any time during a meeting or work session, as necessary and allowed by state law. Votes or final decisions are made only in open Regular or Special meetings, not in either a work session or executive session.
ORDINANCE NO. 7433: — REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO A GAS UTILITY’S STATEMENT OF INTENT TO CHANGE RATES AND RATE FILING PACKAGE UNDER THE GAS UTILITY REGULATORY ACT: This is the first reading of an Ordinance prescribing procedures for a gas utility company to follow as part of a Statement of Intent to increase rates under the Gas Utility Regulatory Act, as to certain required contents of their rate filing package to include specific schedules, data, and other information to be provided to the municipality. This is enacted in accordance with and to promote the City’s original jurisdiction and to ensure orderly and complete data submission that accompanies a Statement of Intent. The ordinance requires the use of prescribed forms; requires that the rate filing package be supported by affidavit; and other provisions. It provides for a waiver of these filing requirements on good cause but not a waiver of municipal original jurisdiction. It also provides for the treatment of proprietary gas utility information.
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Amarillo City Hall is accessible to individuals with disabilities through its main entry on the south side (Southeast 7th Avenue) of the building. An access ramp leading to the main entry is located at the southwest corner of the building. Parking spaces for individuals with disabilities are available in the south parking lot. City Hall is equipped with restroom facilities, communications equipment and elevators that are accessible. Individuals with disabilities who require special accommodations or a sign language interpreter must contact the City Secretary’s Office 48 hours prior to meeting time by telephoning 378-3013 or the City TDD number at 378-4229.