The San Saba City Council held a Public Hearing prior to the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, December 13th at 6:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. Mayor Ken Jordan called the Public Hearing to order, announced a quorum present with Martha Leigh Whitten absent, gave the invocation, and everyone joined for the pledges to the American and Texas flags. The Public Hearing was to receive comments for or against a zoning change from residential to residential/manufactured housing district in the following area: all property west of a line beginning at the center of Green and Clear, going north in the center of Clear to a point halfway between Annex and Church west to Fentress and south to the Corporate Limits. The Planning & Zoning Commission met in Open Session on November 28th to consider this zoning change. The Commission recommended on a vote of 4-0 to approve this zoning change. There was no one in attendance for the Public Hearing for comments about the zoning change. Mayor Jordan adjourned the Public Hearing and announced the regular meeting of the City Council.A citizen signed up to address the Court. He reported damage to his yard at 1104 West Brown when an 18 wheeler attempted to turn around on the residential street and got off the road and stuck in his yard. Although neighbors witnessed the damage, they did not get a license number orname of the driver. The Employee of the Month Award for December was presented to Jesse Hunt. He has been employed in the Water Dept. less than six months. His name was added to the plaque, given a day off with pay, and a $25 certificate to a local restaurant. The Council approved the following consent agenda items:1. Minutes from the November 7th council meeting.2. Payment of bills presented to council.3. Resolution No. 2011-27, a contract between City and County for the Emergency Management Coordinator position.The following Items were discussed and action taken:A. Resolution No. 2011-28, reappointed Cynthia Weatherby to the San Saba Economic Development Corporation and appointed Mark Amthor and Patricia Rodriguez for terms expiring January 2014. B. Resolution No. 2011-29, reappointed Linda Parson and Marvin Riggs to the San Saba Planning and Zoning Commission for new terms expiring January 2015. C. Resolution No. 2011-30, reappointed Al Hamrick, Joann Weik and Anna Wilson to the Keep San Saba Beautiful Commission for a term expiring January 2014 and nominated Sabrina Maultsby for vacancy on the Commission for a term expiring January 2014.D. Approved Ordinance No. 2011-12, changing zoning from residential to residential/manufactured housing district in the following area: all property west of a line beginning at the center of Green and Clear, going north in the center of Clear to a point halfway between Annex and Church; then all property south of a line from halfway between Annex and Church west to Fentress and south to the Corporate Limits (from R-2 to R2/MH). Stan Weik, City Manager, reported on the following:a. Encouraged everyone to go to Mill Pond Park to see the special lighting.b. City Departments had entries in the Christmas Parade.c. There have been multiple calls complaining about the flyovers with planes making very loud noises and flying very low.d. There has been a budget amendment for the County Appraisal District.Susie Jimenez, KSSB Director, reported a special program was presented to the San Saba Elementary students on Monday, December 12th at 2 p.m. by the Don’t Mess With Texas Superheroes on the mission to Fight Litter.Tony Guidroz, Tourism/Economic Development Director, gave the Texas Mid West Guide to members of council and showed them the City’s double page ad - the Guide has a wide distribution area; reported that there are eight new business in San Saba last year; two businesses from neighboring cities are interested in coming to San Saba; there was a Economic Development meeting last week; meeting with LCRA’s development committee.Scott Glaze, Director of Public Works Dept.; Wayne Yarbrough, Supervisor of water/wastewater; and Al Hamrick, Code Enforcement; all reported that they were thankful for the rain, however, it is causing some problems with water leaks, street repairs, and holding up construction of the new firehouse. Scott Meador, Animal Control officer, presented a video titled Rabies - Prevention. There have been cases of rabies in animals trapped in the city. Reports name the following as rabies carriers: feral hogs, racoons, fox, coyotes, bats, skunks, feral cats and dogs.Mr. Meador stated there needs to be a Community Task Force and develope a plan to take care of the rabies problem. Feral cats and skunks are a problem in the city. Some citizens are not complying to the city ordinance to register cats, get shots, and confine them. After a short discussion about the video, Mayor Jordan adjourned the meeting.