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MIN FEB 05 1985 REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL - CITY OF BEAUMONT HELD FEBRUARY 5, 1985 BE IT REMEMBERED that the City Council of the City of Beaumont, Texas met in regular session this 5th day of February, 1985, with the following present: HONORABLE: William E. Neild Mayor Joseph D. Deshotel 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: G. Wayne Turner 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 Reverend William Fehl, Redeemer Lutheran Church. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Councilman Brumley. -000- Several proclamations were issued: "Vocational Education Week in Beaumont" February 10-16, 1985; "School Guidance & Counselling Week in Beaumont" - February 4-8, 1985; "Cajun Heritage Month in Beaumont" - February, 1985; "Minority Women's Week in Beaumont" - February 3-9, 1985 and "Scouting Week in Beaumont" - February 3-9, 1985. Three students from Kelly High School presented 2 Balloon-decorated baskets filled with snack items for City Council in recognition of Catholic Schools Week. -000- The following Consent Agenda items were considered: Minutes of the regular City Council sessions held January 22 and January 29, 1985; Resolution 85-34 appointing Charles Thompson to the Board of Adjustment, term to expire December 1, 1986 and reappointing Ed Sigee to the Community Development Block Grant Citizens Advisory Committee, term to expire May 31, 1985; -20- February 5, 1985 Resolution 85-35 accepting the drainage improvements to the Beaumont Public Library and authorizig final payment to Jim Walters Construction Company at $2,825.68 (total revised contract - $12,483.74); and Resolution 85-36 authorizing purchase of Parcel No. 8, 293 square feet out of Lots 49, 50 and 51, Block 5, B. D. Crary Addition, for the College Street TIP Project from Coy C. and Grace B. Pinnix at $1,100.00. The Consent Agenda was approved on a motion made by Councilman Brumley and seconded by Councilman Weisbach. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Ordinance No. 85-11 changing the zoning from GC-MD to LI on property located 1,200 feet east of Highway 69 on Park North Drive (requested by Dennis Pearce for H. K. Maxey, dba Beaumont Mini-Warehouses, Inc. for construction of mini- warehouses by combining subject tract with abutting land to the west) was considered: ORDINANCE NO. 85-11 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 30 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF BEAUMONT, TEXAS, AND IN PARTICULAR THE BOUNDARIES OF THE ZONING DISTRICTS AS INDICATED UPON THE ZONING MAP OF BEAUMONT, TEXAS, BY CHANGING THE ZONING FROM GC-MD (GENERAL COMMERCIAL - MULTIPLE FAMILY DISTRICT) TO LI (LIGHT INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT) FOR PROPERTY LOCATED 1200 FEET EAST OF HWY. 69 ON PARK NORTH DRIVE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL AND PROVIDING A PENALTY. The ordinance was approved on a motion made Councilman Deshotel and seconded by Councilman Moore. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Ordinance No. 85-12 chariaging the zoning from RS (Residential Single Family) to RM-H (Residential Multiple Family-High Density) at 140 East Virginia was considered: ORDINANCE NO. 85-12 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 30 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF BEAUMONT, TEXAS, AND IN PARTICULAR THE BOUNDARIES OF THE ZONING DISTRICTS AS INDICATED UPON THE ZONING MAP OF -21- February 5, 1985 BEAUMONT, TEXAS, BY CHANGING THE ZONING FROM RS (RESIDENTIAL SINGLE FAMILY DISTRICT) TO RM-H (RESIDENTIAL MULTIPLE FAMILY - HIGH DENSITY DISTRICT) FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 140 EAST VIRGINIA; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL AND PROVIDING A PENALTY. and Ordinance No. 85-13 granting a Specsific Use Permit to establish a beauty shop at 140 East Virginia (requested by Claude Gore) was considered: ORDINANCE NO. 85-13 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE ISSUING A SPECIFIC USE PERMIT FOR A BEAUTY SHOP ON PROPERTY LOCATED AT 140 EAST VIRGINIA. These ordinances were approved on a motion made by Councilman Moore and seconded by Councilman Weisbach. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Ordinance No. 85-14 granting a Specific Use Permit for professional offices in an RM-H District (Residential Multiple Family-High Density) at 2640 South (requested by Dr. Kris Bhat, M.D. ) was considered: ORDINANCE NO. 85-14 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE ISSUING A SPECIFIC USE PERMIT FOR PROFESSIONAL OFFICES ON PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2640 SOUTH STREET. The ordinance was approved on a motion made by Councilman Deshotel and seconded by Councilman Brumley. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Ordinance No. 85-15 granting a Specific Use Permit to establish a builders wholesale supply store on property at 185 N. 11th Street (requested by H. B. Neild & $ons, contractor for Conn's Appliance) was considered: ORDINANCE NO. 85-15 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE ISSUING A SPECIFIC USE PERMIT FOR A BUILDER'S WHOLESALE SUPPLY STORE ON PROPERTY LOCATED AT 185 N. ELEVENTH STREET. -22- February 5, 1985 Ordinance No. 85-15 was approved on a motion made by Councilman Deshotel and seconded by Councilman Samuel. Question: Ayes: Councilman Abstained: Mayor Neild Deshotel Councilman Weisbach Councilman Brumley Councilman Samuel Councilman Moore -000- Ordinance No. 85-16 closing a portion of Walnut Street right-of-way from Main to Mulberry with retention of the entire area as a general utility easement (requested for completion of a landscaped plaza by The Enterprise Company) was considered: ORDINANCE NO. 85-16 ENTITVED AN ORDINANCE CLOSING A PORTION OF . - .1 WALNUT STREET RIGHT-OF-WAY FROM MAIN STREET TO MULBERRY STREET; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY. The ordinance was approved on a motion made by Councilman Brumley and seconded by Councilman Samuel. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Resolution 85-37 authorizing execution of a license agreement with The Enterprise Company allowing for development and maintenance of a park-like plaza in front of the Enterprise building on the closed portion of Walnut Street between its intersection with Main and Mulberry was approved on a motion made by Councilman Deshotel and seconded by Councilman Moore. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Resolution 85-38 authorizing employment of Vinson and Elkins and Orgain, Bell and Tucker for professional services related to the issuance of $32 million in general obligation street and drainage bonds, Series 1984, and Certificates of Obligation for water and landfill closure and operations, Series 1984 and authorizing pay from proceeds of sale of the bonds, fees and expenses to Orgain, Bell and Tucker based on an hourly charge of $95.00 and to Vinson and Elkins fees and expenses not exceed $31,390.00 was approved on a motion made by Councilman Brumley and seconded by Councilman Weisbach. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -23- February 5, 1985 Resolution 85-39 authorizing purchase of chemical feed equipment for installation at the Water Treatment Plant (Water Filtration Plant) on Pine Street from Bernhard Associates at $53,676.00 was approved on a motion made by Councilman Deshotel and seconded by Councilman Brumley. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Resolution 85-40 authorizing acquisition of four (4) parcels for the Spur 380 project: Parcel 218 - 6,303 square feet out of the LDavid Brown League, Abstract 5, out of Lots I and 2, Block 15, Ogden Addition from James Hebert at $21,500.00 and Parcels 221 - 6,477 square feet in the David Brown League, Abstract 5, Block 15, Ogden Addition at $15,400.00; No. 224 - 6,525 square feet in the David Brown League, Abstract 5, being all of Lot 8, Block 15, Ogden Addition at $19,000.00; and No. 225 - 13,098 square feet in the David Brown League, Abstract 5, being all of Lots 9 and 10, Block 15, Ogden Addition at $45,000.00 from Joe E. 0-Fiel was approved on a motion made by Councilman Brumley and seconded by Councilman Moore. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Resolution 85-41 authorizing purchase of a Joint sealing machine for use in the Street Division from Saf-T-Mark Supply Company at $12,850.00 was approved on a motion made by Councilman Weisbach and seconded by Councilman Samuel. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Resolution 85-42 awarding bids for the rehabilitation of a residence at 1368 Doucette, owned by Eugene Whittington, by Neches Engineers and Contractors, Inc. at $33,467.00 and authorizing payment of $3,481.76 to Milton Bell Associates, Inc. , for architectural and inspection fees and 6% of construction costs retained for contingencies was approved on amotion made by Mayor Neild and seconded by Councilman Weisbach. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Mr. Ben Rogers, 2030 Thomas Road, addressed Council to urge rapid movement on the sale of bonds for lower Interest rates, to urge reconsideration for City's decision not to accept federal monies for indigent medical care, to speak his concern for continuation of the Mental Health program for the area and to address briefly the -need for free parking in downtown Beaumont and suggested that the Civic Center parking lot be made available when not needed for event parking. Mrs. Jesse Cooper, 446 Georgetown, addressed Council to express her concern for fluoridation of the City-s water supply. -000- -24- February 5, 1985 Mayor Neild called an Execution Session, pursuant to Section II of the Texas Open Meetings Act, to be held immediately following the City Council Workshop Session. -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 February 5, 1985. Myrtle Corgey City Clerk -25- February 5, 1985