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MIN MAR 13 1979 REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL - CITY OF BEAU!I`IONT HELD TM�RCH 13 , 1979 BE IT REMEMBERED that the City Council of the Ci-,E.y of Beaumont , Texas , met in regular session this the 13th day of March , 1979 , with the following present : HONORABLE : Mau ".1 e y e r s 1 fay or Jr . Councilman , Ward I V n n i s Councilwoman , Ward II Williams Councilman , Ward III Le.rc, E`,vans Councilman , Ward IV Ray 5� _ ` ey City lklanager Lane C-,hol s .�Ilsst . City Attorney f",orgey City Clerk The Invocation was given by Pa---,­or Ray Cumins , 17---uch Center . The Pledge of Allegiance was J1E--6J, b-,7 Councilman !V�:,_Iliams . --oo- -- Approximately 50 government studerll.'I- s from French High School were welcomed to the meeting today. Mayor Meyers issued the following proclamations : International Year of the Child" - 1979; "Lamar Univr--.­11.Z -1y Cardinal Basketba-11.1 Team Day in Beau- mont" - March 13 , 1979; 11.11agnolia District of Te-.,,-a.s Federation of 1,11omens Clubs GFWC Week in Beaumont" - 1,4arch 11-17 , x_979 ; ''Youth Art '.111onth in Beau- mont" - March, 1979; "First Annual Chili Cook-of,' c Day in Beaumont" - March 31 , 1979 (proceeds for Cancer research) ; ",Clamp Fire Birthday Week in Beaumont"' - March 11-18 , 1979. -000- . The minutes of the regular City Council session held February 27 , 1979 , were approved on a motion made by Councilwoman '1,R,,Ginnis and seconded by Councilman Evans . Question : Ayes : All Na,yes : None Safety awards were presented Mr . Bill Ferrell , Fleet ?,4aintena-rice Department , was selected for membership into the National Safety Counc -ills ' Experts Maintenance Club . Mr. Hosea Kenebrew, Solid Waste Department , rece _ved the City of Beaumont ' s 1978 Driver of the Year Award Resolution 79-84 authorizing the purchase of seventeen tracts of land for the Community Development Block Grant Project (Stewart Street - 4A at $12 , 540 00 , #6 at $360. 00 , -#7 at 1�760. 00, #7A at $1 , 150; Lamar Street - #15 at 40, 00, #18 at $670. 00 , ` 19 at S810. 00, i`°21 at $752 . 00, #30 at $7 , 382 , 50; Schwarner Street - #38 at $1 , 760 , 00, ;"44 at 54 , 310, #44A at $1 ,400. 00, #45 at $400. 00, #47 at 55, 650. 00, #51 at 8415 . 00, #54 at S6 , 680.00 and #60 at $140. 00) and one tract for the Flori&,./Highland Project (071- 74-082 - Parcel #2 at VG43 , 609. 50) was approved on a motion made by Council- man Evans and seconded by Council-,,vaman 11cGi-innis- Quest ion : Ayes , All -Na,yes 7_1Tone '11,1arch 13 , 1979 Resolution 79-85 authorizing Ray A. Riley, City Manager ; Myrtle Corgey, City Clerk; and R. J. Nachlinger , Finance Officer , as official signatories for the City of Beaumont and revoking all other resolutions was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman ;"Williams. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-86 authorizing execution of a utility easement to Gulf States Utilities Company adjacent to the west side of 'fain Street from Forsythe to College and across the southeast part of the Library parking lot for the main Street Project was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans . Question : Ayes: All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-87 authorizing the release of ;580, 000 in securities (total pledged by American National Bank - $46 ,325, 000) was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- A resolution accepting the bid of Vaughn and Associates , Inc. for furnish- ing nine (9) baseball scoreboards for the Parks and Recreation Department was considered. A motion to approve the resolution was made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilman Combs . A discussion was held; no vote was taken on the motion to approve; and the item was tabled for one week. -000- Resolution 79-88 accepting the bid of Oil City Tractors , Inc. for furnish- ing one flail mower for use by the Parks and Recreation Department at a cost of $1 , 336 . 09 was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Combs. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-89 accepting the bid of Bella Company for the construction of the Fourth Street Project from north of College to Calder at a cost of $518,654 . 52 was considered. Councilman Williams made a_ motion to table the resolution for further study; motion died for lack of a second. Coun- cilman Combs made a motion to approve the resolution; Councilman Evans se- conded the motion. Question : Ayes: Mayor Meyers Abstained : Councilman Councilman Combs i"Tilliams Councilwoman P,ZcGinnis Councilman Evans -000- Resolution 79-90 accepting the bid of Remex, Inc . for furnishing one mechan- ical file for the Personnel Division at a cost of 156 , 995. 00 was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilman Combs . Question : Ayes: All Nayes : None -000-_ Resolution 79-91 accepting the bid of Bogel Sales, Inc . for furnishing 3 , 000 pounds of calcium hypochlorite for the Parks and Recreation Department at a cost of $2 , 206. 50 for use in the swimming pools and fountain was approved on a moti-n made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : none -000 Resolution 79-92 authorizing an independent appraisal of the value of the Community Services Building located at 650 iMain Street was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -37- March 13 , 1979 Ordinance No. 79-19 declaring certain dilapidated structures to be public nuisances and requiring their repair or removal 1,7�ias considered : 0RHD1­`N1A:1iCE NO. 79 -__1 9 ENTITLED _,LN 1').'�-,DI_NA.NCL ' -1 I CERTAIN STRUCTURES 770 BE rTj13j_4TC NUISANCFS ; -)R 7 DEMOLITIM,J CERTA-.,.,! TI I, - ORDERING T.;-F­_)IL.I 0 E STRUCTURE,-,, "RIDER11-- D E1,10 1 :7 DON BY THE C1_`,F;1 L`NTDER CERTIAI'11 (`''TMq- DITIONS ra 'PROVIDING IYEN"I!,"IV- The ordinance was approved o.t-L j­c�i.ion mad.-1 ).�,.-.nciiman Combs and seconded l� UV by Councilwoman McGinnis . Question : A3i I --yes : .' one ..000-- ` , Resolution 79-93 accepting the L -­rriCade Inc . for Dal — furnishing a trailer-mounted dt-li anal -' l-asri-er ILLe Traffic and Trans- portation Department at a cos o '-,2 , 392 , 47 1_-roved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and second.e'-i" nis Quest ion : J \aV -�,"one A Resolution 79-94 approving plar,,,-� and authorizing the ro"nerty s-'E"orage addition to the Police advertising for bids for the and Municipal Court Building wa,_,, mijtion rinade by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Courc`. ;.,vans , Question : A, I None Resolution 79-95 accepting the 1 icy of Sprad ' s Boat Town o,,.,-, furnishing a 14-foot fiberglass boat for the V ater Utilities Department at a cost of $1 , 356 . 00 was approved on a n4ction made by Coulnci 'lman Evans and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis , Question : Ayes : All Naves : None Resolution 79-96 authorizing a contract with the White Budd VanNess Part- nership for architectural serv-L�e-f for the C,L' v`-,c Center parking garage at a 'Lee of 5 . 75% of construction costs , the total fee not to exceed $118 , 000 . 00 was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman 'McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Combs, Question : Ayes All Nayes : None Mrs. Annie Stewart , 2381 Delaware St.reet , addressed Council to present a petition signed by residents of the 2300 block of Delaware requesting -that "no parking" signs be posted or, D,-Iaware rrom Concord to Cleveland. Mr. Charles Gibbs , 1035 Washing-For Boulevard , addressed Council to com- plain about requirements for trash pickup and also to request that park- ing be allowed on Washington at least narttime . Mr. J . '-. . Leggett , 1849 Washing .(-)-: Boulevard , addressed Council to complain that wy,. cker drivers are not renj 1-)\71ng, glass when wrecked cars are picked up . There being no further business , t-he meeting was -ecessed before continu- ing with the City Council 'Vorksi.-)p Session , _38- march 13 , 1979 I , Myrtle Corgey , City Clerk of the City of Beaumont , 'gexas , certify that the above is a true copy of the iminutes of the regular City Council session held March 13 , 1979. 'ti yl tle Corgey _tm -1: -k --39- March 13 , 1979