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MIN JAN 16 1979 REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL - CITY OF BEAUMONT IIELD JANUARY 16 , 1979 BE IT REMEMBERED that the City Council of the City of Beaumont , Texas , met this the 16th day of January, 1979, with the following present : HONORABLE : Maurice Meyers Mayor Vi McGinnis Councilwoman , ward II *Calvin ;'Jilliams Councilman , T'lard III Leroy Evans Councilman, Ward IV Absent : Tom Combs, Jr. Councilman , ward I Ray Riley City ',,Tanager Lane Nichols Asst . City Attorney Myrtle Corgey City Clerk -000- The Invocation was given by the Reverend Claude Payne, St . 'dark' s Episco- pal Church. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Councilwoman McGinnis . -000- 'Iayor Meyers welcomed Government Students from Beaumont Charlton Pollard High School and their teacher, Lynn Hawkins , to today' s meeting. -000- The following were presented service pins and retirement plaques : Employees with thirty (30) years service and receiving pins were : David R. McKinney, Solid Waste Division ; John T. Hinson , Fire Department ; and David ,IcCauley, Animal Control Division. Employees with twenty-five (25) years of service and receiving pins were : Lewis J. Slaughter , Street Division ; Bob E. Shaw, Sr. , Solid Waste Division ; Albert Harlan , Police Department ; Billy C. Holmes , Police Department ; Cameron Trull , Police Department ; Buster Turner, Police Department ; David Barrow, Fire Department , James R. Phillips , Fire Department ; and Cecil Brantley , Building Maintenance Department . Employees with twenty (20) years of service and receiving pins were : Willie Allison, Street Division ; Alfred Broussard, Street Division; Alva Conway, Water Production; Clarence Lewis , Sewer Maintenance (not present ) ; Clifford Self , Street Division . Employees receiving retirement plaques were : Walter 111outon , Solid Waste Division; Louise E. Hambrick, Accounting (not present ) ; and Oscar B. Taylor , Code Enforcement Officer. -000-The IMinutes of the regular City Council session held January 12, 1979, were approved on a motion made by Councilwoman 'McGinnis and seconded by Council- man Evans. Question : Ayes : All Hayes : None -000- Ordinance No . 79-3 adopting a Citizens Participation Plan (for planning input) for the Community Development Block Grant Program was considered : (Councilman Williams arrived during the discussion of this item. ) -8- January 16 , 1979 ORDINANCE NO. 79-3 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE REPEALING SECTIO7 Ordinance No. 79-5 amending the Civil Service Ordinance to provide for an additional Grade III position for a Lieutenant in the Police Department (to be funded by S . T.E.P. program) was considered : ORDINANCE, NO. 79-5 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 21 , SECTION 21-74(3) OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF BEAU:ZONT TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF OFFICERS IN GRADE III IN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING FOR SEVER- ABILITY AND PROVIDING FOR REPEAL. The ordinance was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilman Williams . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-24 granting permission to the Jefferson County Mosouito Con- trol District to continue low flights over the City by planes engaged in spraying against mosquitoes was approved on a motion made by Councilman 7illiams and seconded by Councilwoman 14cGinnis. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-25 approving plans and specifications for the installation and construction of eight (8) fire hydrants and authorizing the advertising for bids for the installation and construction of such was approved on a motion made by Councilman Williams and seconded by Councilman Evans . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-26 approving plans and specifications and authorizing the advertising for bids for landscapping the Civic Center plaza area and the north and south parking lots was approved on a motion made by Council- man Williams and seconded by Councilman Evans. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -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 16, 1979. Myrtle Corgey City Clerk -10- January 16, 1979