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MIN JUN 05 1979 REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL - CITY OF BEAUMONT HELD JUNE 5, 1979 BE IT REMEMBERED that the City Council of the City of Beaumont , Texas, met in regular session this the 5th day of June, 1979 , with the follow- ing present : HONORABLE : Maurice Meyers Mayor Tom Combs, Jr. Councilman, Ward I Vi McGinnis Councilwoman, Ward II Calvin Williams Councilman , Ward III Leroy Evans Councilman, Ward IV R. E. Platt Asst . City Manager Kenneth Wall City Attorney Myrtle Corgey City Clerk 000 The Invocation was given by Councilman Combs . The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Councilwoman McGinnis . -000- The Minutes of the regular City Council session held May 29, 1979, were approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Coun- cilman Combs. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Mayor Meyers issued the following proclamation : "Honor America Days in Beaumont" - Flag Day (June 14 , 1979) through Independence Day (July 4 , 1979) . -000 An ordinance authorizing a zoning change from R-3 to R-1 for Lots 1-14 , Block 19; Lots 1-13 , Block 30; Lots 1-13 , Block 42 ; and Lots 1-12, Block 53 , Averill Addition, located generally from the 2300 Block to the 2600 Block of Hazel Street was considered : AN ORDINANCE 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 BLOCKS 19, 30, 42 , and 53 OF THE AVERILL ADDITION, BEAUMONT, JEF- FERSON COUNTY, TEXAS, AS HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED, PRESENTLY ZONED R-3 TO R-1 ; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PRO- VIDING A PENALTY. After a lengthy discussion, action was deferred until recess for legal study of questions asked. -000- Resolution 79-204 authorizing the purchase of parcel #3 at $325. 95 for the Florida/Highland Project was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilman Williams. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -87- June 5 , 1979 Resolution 79-205 authorizing approval of the final Change Order and pay- ment of $13 , 718 . 06 for the Airport Lighting Project to Gold Crest Electric Company was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilman Williams . Question: Ayes : All Nayes : None -.000- Resolution 79-206 authorizing approval of Change Order No. 1 to the Gold Crest Electric Company contract for the VASI Lighting Project at Municipal Airport to move the system and provide relocation of various electric cables reducing the contract amount from $21 , 917 . 60 to $21 , 509. 70 was ap- proved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Council- man Combs. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000 Resolution 79-207 authorizing a lease agreement for use of a portion of the YMBL Building by the YMCA for summer day camps from June 11 through August 24 , 1979 was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans . Question: Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-208 accepting the bid of Maxon Industries , Inc. for furnish- ing six (6) side-loading garbage trucks at a cost of $383 ,214. 00 was ap- proved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Council- man Evans. Question : Ayes : Mayor Meyers Nayes : Councilman Councilman Combs Williams Councilwoman McGinnis Councilman Evans --000- Resolution 79-209 accepting the bid of Jerry D. Dreher , distributor for Duncan Industries for furnishing various parts for the renovation of park- ing meters at a cost of $4 , 709. 43 plus freight costs not to exceed $100. 00 (renovation needed for new rates - 20� for 2 hours , 100 for 1 hour and 50 for 2 hour) was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans. Question : Ayes: All Nayes : None -000.- Resolution 79-210 accepting the bid of Precision Office Products for main- tenance service for IBM ($46 . 75 each) and Sperry Remington ($42 . 90 each) typewriters was approved on a motion made by Councilman Williams and se- conded by Councilman Evans. Question: Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-211 authorizing settlement in Louise Nugent v. City of Beaumont by paying $4 , 000. 00 was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans. Question: Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-212 authorizing the release of $2, 580, 000. 00 in securities (total pledged - $43 , 745, 000) was approved on a motion made by Councilman Williams and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- -88- June 5 , 1979 Resolution 79-213 authorizing the City Manager to execute an application for Federal Disaster Assistance (HUD) was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Williams . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Mrs. W. C. Looney, 2700 Toccoa Road, addressed Council to ask what deci- sion had been reached for the rezoning of Hazel Street . She was told the decision would be made after questions had been researched by the City Attorney during the recess. _000- There being no further business , the meeting was recessed. -000- The meeting was reconvened. -000- Ordinance No . 79-49 authorizing a zoning change from R-3 to R-1 for Lots 1-14, Block 19; Lots 1-13 , Block 30; Lots 1-13 , Block 42; and Lots 1-12 , Block 53 , Averill Addition , located generally from the 2300 Block to the 2600 Block of Hazel Street was again considered: ORDINANCE NO. 79-49 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 BLOCKS 19, 30, 42, and 53 OF THE AVERILL ADDITION, BEAUMONT, JEF- FERSON COUNTY, TEXAS, AS HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED, PRESENTLY ZONED R-3 TO R-1 ; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PRO- VIDING A PENALTY. After further discussion by Council , a motion to approve the ordinance was made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis . Question : Ayes : Mayor Meyers Abstained : Councilman Councilman Combs Williams Councilwoman McGinnis Councilman Evans -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 June 5, 1979. Myrtle Corgey City Clerk -89- June 5, 1979