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MIN JAN 15 1985 REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL - CITY OF BEAUMONT HELD JANUARY 15, 1985 BE IT REMEMBERED that the City Council of the City of Beaumont, Texas, met in regular session this the 15th day of January, 1985, with the following present: HONORABLE: William E. Neild Mayor Joseph D. Deshotel Councilman At Large G. Wayne Turner Councilman At Large Nell Pruitt Weisbach Councilman, Ward I Mike Brumley Councilman, Ward II Audwin Samuel Councilman, Ward III David W. Moore Councilman, Ward IV Hugh Earnest Asst. City Manager Lane Nichols City Attorney Myrtle Corgey City Clerk -000- The Invocation was given by Deacon Paul Rachal, Assumption Catholic Church. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Neild. -000- Two proclamations were issued: "School Nurses Awareness Week in Beaumont" - January 21-25, 1985 and "Jaycees Week in Beaumont" - January 13-19, 1985. -000- The following Consent Agenda items were considered: Approval of the Minutes of the regular City Council session held January 8, 1985; Resolution 85-8 authorizing purchase of a table mounted with a one-man squeegee with blade for use in the Sign Shop for applying roll sheeting to sign blanks from Advance Process Supply at $1,448.44; Resolution 85-9 authorizing purchase of 100 30x96" folding tables at $5,928.00 and 200 folding chairs at $2,818.00 from Norwood Office Supply and 110 30x72" folding tables from Lamb Printing & Stationery at $5,319.60; -8- January 15, 1985 Resolution 85-10 authorizing acceptance for City maintenance, water, sanitary sewer and storm sewer improvements constructed in Creekwood Village, a 7.525 acre tract of land out of the W. B. Dyches Survey, Abstract 17; Resolution 85-11 reappointing Charles Glass to the Reinvestment Zone No. 1, term expiring December 31, 1986 and Ida Mae Bouligny to the Senior Citizens Advisory Committee, term expiring September 30, 1986; Resolution 85-12 establishing the City Attorney's salary for 1985 at $60,000.00; and Resolution 85-13 accepting the Master Plan for the Henry Homberg Golf Course on Tyrrell Park as prepared by Bob Shaw, Consulting Engineers, recommending Irrigation System Improvements at up to $137,000; improved drainage at $25,500; enlarged tee boxes at $20,000; new cart paths at $192,500; reconditioning two (2) existing holding ponds at $25,000; construction of a new cart storage building at $100,000; and contingencies and engineering at $100,000; total improvements at $600,000. The Consent Agenda was approved on a motion made by Councilman Moore and seconded by Councilman Samuel. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- The second reading of an ordinance amending the franchise with Liberty Tele-Communications, Inc. was held: AN ORDINANCE AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO BEAUMONT CABLEVISION, INC. , PREDECESSOR OF LIBERTY T.V. CABLE, INC. ON 14OVEMBER 25, 1975, BY INCREASING THE PAYMENTS TO BE MADE THEREUNDER; BY EXTENDING THE TERM THEREOF; AND BY REMOVING CITY REGULATORY CONTROL OF RATES. The ordinance was passed to its 3rd and final reading on a motion made by Councilman Turner and seconded by Councilman Brumley. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Ordinance No. 85-5 increasing the salaries for Mayor to $500.00 per month and Councilmembers to $400.00 per month was considered: -9- January 15, 1985 ORDINANCE NO. 35-5 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE INCREASING THE SALARIES OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY AND PROVIDING FOR REPEAL. The ordinance was approved on a motion made by Councilman Turner and seconded by Councilman Deshotel. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Ordinance No. 85-6 establishing Animal Control fees was considered: ORDINANCE NO. 35-6 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 13 SECTION 13-16, HEALTH FEES, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF BEAUMONT BY ADDING KENNEL FEES UNDER THE ACTIVITY SECTION; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL AND PROVIDING A PENALTY. The ordinance was approved on a motion made by Councilman Deshotel and seconded by Councilman Samuel. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Resolution 85-14 accepting the Waterford Hotel facade, $700,000 of conservation easement value, for the purpose of preserving the long- term historical facade of the structure from The Waterford Associates, Ltd. was approved on a motion made by Councilman Deshotel and seconded by Councilman Weisbach. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Resolution 85-15 authorizing Change Order No. 3 to the contract with McCullough Associates, Inc. , at a reduction of $48,415.33 and authorizing final payment to the contractor in the amount of $77,047.49 for improvements at the Loeb Pumping Station (total cost of project - $1,077,839.87) was approved on a motion made by Councilman Brumley and seconded by Councilman Deshotel. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- 10- January 15, 1985 Resolution 85-16 authorizing purchase of slope pipe ends for use in the Transportation Department from Pyramid Concrete Pipe Company (15-inch at $44.50 per pair and 24 inch at $200.00 per pair) and National Concrete Products (18-inch at $104.40 per pair) was approved on a motion made by Councilman Turner and seconded by Councilman Brumley. Question: Ayes: Mayor Neild Nayes: Councilman Councilman Moore Deshotel Councilman Turner Councilman Weisbach Councilman Brumley Councilman Samuel -000- Resolution 85-17 authorizing a one-year extension of the contract with Ronald Pfleider for professional services at the Henry Homberg Golf Course was approved on a motion made by Councilman Weisbach and seconded by Councilman Brumley. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Mayor Neild called an Executive Session, pursuant to Section II of the Texas Open Meetings Act, to be held immediately following the City Council Workshop Session. -000- Mr. J. C. Leggett, 1849 Washington Blvd. , addressed Council to report a large piece of concrete has fallen from an old rice mill chimney near the railroad underpass at College. Mr. Joshua Allen, 1393 Calder, addressed Council to again express his opposition to the issuance of $4.7 million in revenue bonds by the Beaumont Multi-Family Housing Finance Corporation to finance the Deerwood Apartment Project. Mr. Roberto Flores, 2425 Buchanan, addressed Council in opposition to salary increases for Mayor and City Council. -000- There being no further business, the meeting was recessed before continuing with the City Council Workshop Session. -000- I, Myrtle Corgey, City Clerk of the City of Beaumont, Texas, certify that the above is a true copy of the Minutes of the regular City Council session held January 15, 1985. Myrtle Corgey City Clerk -11- January 15, 1985