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MIN JAN 22 1985 REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL - CITY OF BEAUMONT HELD JANUARY 22, 1985 BE IT REMEMBERED that the City Council of the City of Beaumont, Texas, met in regular session this the 22nd day of January, 1985, with the following present: HONORABLE: William E. Neild Mayor 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 Absent: Joseph D. Deshotel Councilman At Large Karl Nollenberger City Manager Hugh Earnest Asst. City Manager Lane Nichols City Attorney Myrtle Corgey City Clerk -000- The Invocation was given by the Dr. Ed Bowles, pastor of First Baptist Church. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Neild. -000- 00 proclamation was issued: "Helena Laboratories Day in Beaumont" - January 22, 1985. -000- The following Consent Agenda items were considered: Approval of the Minutes of the regular City Council session held January 15, 1985; Resolution 85-18 appointing Neal Baker & Charles Michael Ireland to the Plumbing and Mechanical Board of Review with terms expiring May 31, 1986; Resolution 85-19 authorizing purchase of six (6) rotary-type mowers for the Parks & Recreation Department from Modern, Inc. , at $6,825.00; Resolution 85-20 certifying property at 1895 McFaddin as having need of tax relief for historic preservation (Frank Inzer, owner). The Consent Agenda was approved on a motion made by Councilman Moore and seconded by Councilman Weisbach. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -12- January 22, 1985 Resolution 35-21 authorizing issuance of development revenue bonds by the Beaumont Multi-Family Housing Finance Corporation, in the amount of $4,700,000, for the Deerwood Apartments project was approved on a motion made by Councilman Samuel and seconded by Councilman Turner. Question: Ayes: Mayor Neild Nayes: Councilman Councilman Turner Weisbach Councilman Brumley Councilman Samuel Councilman Moore -000- Ordinance No. 85-7 abandoning a 10-foot general utility easement in Lots 5 and 6, Block 15, Minglewood Addition (requested by Clyde W. Yancey to build a new garage and driveway): ORDINANCE NO. 85-7 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE ABANDONING A 10-FOOT GENERAL UTILITY EASEMENT IN LOTS 5 AND 6, BLOCK 15, MINGLEWOOD ADDITION, BEAUMONT, JEFFERSON COUNTY, TEXAS. The ordinance was approved on a motion made by Councilman Samuel and seconded by Councilman Weisbach. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Resolution 85-22 accepting two (2) 5-foot wide utility easements out of Lot 6, Block 15, Minglewood Addition from Mr. and Mrs. Claude LeMasters and Mr. and Mrs. Clyde W. Yancey was approved on a motion made by Councilman Samuel and seconded by Councilman Moore. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Ordinance No. 85-8 amending Section 26-24 of the Code of Ordinances, relating to school speed zones, was considered: ORDINANCE NO. 85-8 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 26, SECTION 26-24 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF BEAUMONT TO ESTABLISH SCHOOL SPEED ZONES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL AND PROVIDING A PENALTY. The ordinance was approved on a motion made by Councilman Weisbach and seconded by Councilman Samuel. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -13- January 22, 1985 Resolution 85-23 authorizing purchase of vehicles for 1985 for various departments from Beaumont Motor Company at $127,481.90; J K Chevrolet at at $124,433.30; Kinsel Ford at $18,058.00 and Ray Bernard Olds at $73,702.25 was approved on a motion made by Councilman Brumley and seconded by Councilman Weisbach. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Resolution 85-24 authorizing 6-month contract for furnishing approximately 4,000 tons of oyster shell for use in the Street Division from Radcliff Materials at $13.75 per ton was approved on a motion made by Councilman Brumley and seconded by Councilman Turner. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Resolution 85-25 authorizing purchase of asphalt oil (road oil) for use in the Street Division from Texaco, Inc. , for MC-30, RC-250, and AC-Open and from Texas Emulsions, Inc. , for EA-Open was approved on a motion made by Councilman Brumley and seconded by Councilman Moore. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Resolution 85-26 authorizing purchase of two parcels of property for the College Street TIP Project: No. 9, a 292 square foot tract out of Lots 55- 57, Block 5, of the B. D. Crary Addition for $8,350.00 from Joni Jai and No. 23, a 1,816 square foot tract out of Lots 1 & 12, Block 1, Blanchette Addition for $16,691.00 from Re-Re, Inc. 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- Councilman Samuel mentioned receipt of calls relative to Helbig Road and requested that an evaluation of needs be made to properly rehabilitate the street. -000- Mrs. Delia Harrington, 815 Willow Street, addressed Council to report a street light, located at Broadway and Willow, which she considers to be dangerous and asked that it be repaired or removed. -14- January 22, 1985 Dr. Andrew Johnson, 720 Bancroft, Chairman of the Beaumont Sesquicentennial Steering Committee, presented a plaque recognizing Beaumont as a Texas Independent Community and a Sesquicentennial Flag to be flown during the celebrations for the 150th anniversary of Texas Statehood, 1986. -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 22, 1985. Myrtle Corgey City Clerk -15- January 22, 1985