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MIN FEB 19 1985 REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL - CITY OF BEAUMONT HELD FEBRUARY 19, 1985 BE IT REMEMBERED that the City Council of the City of Beaumont, Texas, met in regular session this the 19th day of February, 1985, with the following present: HONORABLE: Joseph D. Deshotel Mayor Pro Tem & 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 Absent: William E. Neild Mayor Karl Nollenberger City Manager Lane Nichols City Attorney -000- The Invocation was given by Councilman Samuel. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Pro Tem Deshotel. -000- The following Consent Agenda items were considered: Approval of the Minutes of the regular City Council session held February 12, 1985; Resolution 85-52 appointing Beverly Savoy to the Community Development Block Grant Citizens Activity Committee, term expiring May 31, 1986; Resolution 85-53 authorizing payment in the amount of $1,260.87 to the Municipal Code Corporation for Supplement No. 33 to the Beaumont Code of Ordinances; Resolution 85-54 authorizing an annual contract with Beaumont Materials for the purchase of sand and clay at $1.50 per cubic yard each; Resolution 85-55 setting March 26, 1985, as the date for a public hearing on an application for an off-street transit facility grant (approximate cost of the facility is $320,000.00 with City's 7% share estimated at $22,400.00, UMTA's 80% at $256,000.00 and 13% State sources at $41 ,600.00); and Resolution 85-56 authorizing purchase Parcel 2711 787.5 square feet out of Lot 7, Block 22, Cartwright Terrace Addition, from Dee Lou Gilchriest at $2,700.00 for the College Street TIP Project. -30- February 19, 1985 The Consent Agenda was approved on a motion made by Councilman Moore and seconded by Councilman Samuel. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Ordinance 85-19 calling the General Municipal Election on April 6, 1985, for the purpose of electing Councilmembers from Wards I, II, III and IV and providing for joint election with the Beaumont Independent School District and the Port of Beaumont was considered: ORDINANCE NO. 85-19 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE ORDERING A GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION TO BE HELD IN THE CITY OF BEAUMONT, TEXAS, ON THE 6TH DAY OF APRIL, 1985, AS PROVIDED BY THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF BEAUMONT, AND THE STATUTES OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING FOUR WARD COUNCILMEN; NAMING THE PRECINCTS AT WHICH THE ELECTION SHALL BE HELD; APPOINTING OFFICERS TO PRESIDE OVER SAID ELECTION; APPOINTING A CANVASSING BOARD FOR ABSENTEE VOTING; APPOINTING A MANAGER AND JUDGE OF THE CENTRAL COUNTING STATION; PROVIDING FOR NOTICE THEREOF; PROVIDING FOR JOINT ELECTION WITH THE BEAUMONT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT AND THE PORT OF BEAUMONT AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY. The ordinance was approved on a motion made by Councilman Brumley and seconded by Councilman Weisbach. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Ordinance No. 85-20 authorizing publication on notice of intention to issue and sell Certificates of Obligation was considered: ORDINANCE NO. 85-20 ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PUBLICATION OF NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE AND SELL CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION. The ordinance was approved on a motion made by Councilman Moore and seconded by Councilman Turner. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- -31- February 19, 1985 Resolution 85-57 authorizing purchase of the former Szafir's Building site, a 0.53 acre tract of land being Lots 61, 62 and the east 34 feet of Lot 63, Block 13, Original Townsite of Beaumont from Rio Properties at $340,000.00 was approved on a motion made by Councilman Brumley and seconded by Councilman Weisbach. Question: Ayes: Mayor Pro Tem Nayes: Councilman Turner Deshotel Councilman Weisbach Councilman Brumley Councilman Samuel Councilman Moore -000- Resolution 85-58 authorizing the City Manager to execute an instrument to be executed Jointly with Jefferson County removing the deed restrictions existing on the Delaware Street property (former TB Hospital site) and imposing different restrictions on approximately five (5) acres of the twenty (20) acre tract to protect the wooded area along the boundaries of the tract from additional development and an instrument dedicating the proceeds from the sale of the tract to the Beaumont Art Museum and stating a concern that the eventual development of the tract be performed in a manner which will protect the natural wooded condition which exists was approved on a motion made by Councilman Samuel and seconded by Councilman Weisbach. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Resolution 85-59 authorizing execution contract with Sterling Utility Construction, Inc. at $2,414,540.00 for construction of Contract 17-D Separation Sewer Central (Broadway Street System - EPA grant federal participation 75/25% project) was approved on a motion made by Councilman Moore and seconded by Councilman Turner. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Resolution 85-60 authorizing Change Order No. 1 to the contract with Teal Contracting Company for sanitary sewer improvements, Contract 15A, to provide for clearing debris from inside the line over a greater length than was originally estimated and repairing collapsed sections of the line at a cost of $14,350.00 (revised contract to $785,827.55) was approved on a motion made by Councilman Samuel and seconded by Councilman Weisbach. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Resolution 85-61 authorizing Change Order No. 1 to the contract with John Bankston Construction and Equipment Rental, Inc. for construction of Sanitary Sewer Improvements, Contracts 6B, 18B & 18D, Separation Sewers in the north section of the City, to provide for extra work due to unexpected conflict with an existing 42 inch • water transmission line and proposed 36 inch storm sewer in two (2) locations along the proposed route, at $55,864.00 (revised contract to$1,267,294.90) was approved on a motion made by Councilman Weisbach and seconded by Councilman Samuel. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -32- February 19, 1985 Resolution 85-62 establishing the Mayor's Task Force for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect and appointing Mayor William E. Neild as Chairman, Susanne Nichols as Co- Chairman, June Klein, Frank Adams, Sr. , Dick Pontious, Bob Gay, Joan Morrow, Mary Ann Fiorenzo, The Reverend Ben Shawhan, Judge Jim Farris, Dr. Edmund Beck, Doris Price Neeley and Sgt. Bill Davis as members was approved on a motion made by Councilman Brumley and seconded by Councilman Moore. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Resolution 85-63 authorizing purchase of a total organic carbon/total oxygen demand analyzer (Ionics Model 1270 Analyzer) for use in the Water Reclamation Division from Ionics c/o Pan Tech Engineering at $17,275.00 was approved on a motion made by Councilman Brumley and seconded by Councilman Turner. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: None -000- Resolution 85-64 authorizing purchase of Parcel 217 (7,026 square feet out of Lots 1 and 2, Blk 15, Ogden Addition) from Joseph E. O'Fiel at $45,000.00, Parcel 219 (6,447 square feet, being all of Lot 3, Blk 15, Ogden Addition) from Irene McClure Cull at $13,200.00 and Parcel 220 (6,464 square feet, being all of Lot 4, Blk 15, Ogden Addition) from Irene McClure Cull at $18,500.00 for the Spur . 380 Project and authorizing execution of instruments granting easements to Kansas City Southern Railway Company for the relocation of their railroad facilities and conveying the property to the State on Parcels 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 224 and 225 was approved on a motion made by Councilman Turner and seconded by Councilman Weisbach. Question: Ayes: All Nayes: .None -000- Councilman Turner questioned the status of the Spur 380 project and requested an update on the status for collecting delinquent taxes. He also reported complaints from citizens about exciessive speeding in the 6300-6500 Block of Highway 105 who requested more intensive radar enforcement. -000- Dr. Jerry Johnson, offices at Calder @ 8th, again addressed Council in opposition for use of tax free bonds to build "for-profit" medical facilities. -000- I, Rosemarie Chiappetta, Deputy 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 19, 1985. Rosemarie Chiappetta Deputy City Clerk -33- February 19, 1985