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MIN JUN 19 1979 REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL - CITY OF BEAUMONT HELD JUNE 19, 1979 BE IT REMEMBERED that the City Council of the City of Beaumont , Texas, met in regular session this the 19th day of June, 1979, with the following 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 Ray Riley City Manager Kenneth Wall City Attorney Myrtle Corgey City Clerk 000 The Invocation was given by Mr . Hoyt Hudgens , North End Baptist Church. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Councilman Evans. -000-- The Minutes of the regular City Council session held June 5, 1979, were approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-214 authorizing the purchase of Parcel 11 (CDBG, 2nd year) , Brooklyn Street at $680. 00, Parcel 58 (CDBG III ) , Schwarner Street at $1 , 120. 00 and Parcel 1 (Florida-Highland Project ) at $685. 50 was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilman Combs . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- *Councilman Williams arrived here. -000-. Ordinance No. 79-50 abandoning a section of unimproved Los Angeles Street right-of-way south of Walden Road (requested by Philip T. Weisbach) was considered: ORDINANCE NO. 79-50 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE VACATING AND ABANDONING A PORTION OF LOS ANGELES STREET LOCATED SOUTH OF WALDEN ROAD IN THE SAMUEL STIVERS LEAGUE TO THE CITY OF BEAUMONT, JEFFERSON COUNTY, TEXAS, AS DESCRIBED HEREIN, PROVIDING THAT SUCH STREET BE RETAINED AS A GENERAL UTILITY EASEMENT. The ordinance was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and secon- ded by Councilwoman McGinnis. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79215 accepting the completed improvements to Main Street and authorizing final payment Of $49,881 . 68 to Gulf Coast Industrial Contrac- tors (total project cost -- $412 , 336. 00) was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -90- June 19, 1979 Resolution 79-216 accepting a utility easement across property east of Walker Road and north of Highway 105 from Paul E. Brimlow was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilman Williams . Question : Ayes: All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-217 accepting the bid Of Thermal Supply Company for replac- ing the heating system in the Communications Shop, Building Maintenance Department , at a cost of $1 , 100. 98 was approved on a motion made by Coun- cilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Combs . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None c-000 Resolution 79-218 approving Fire Department Training Grounds improvements and authorizing advertisement for bids on furnishing a 30 x 40 ' prefabri- cated metal storage garage building was approved on a motion made by Coun- cilman Evans and seconded by Councilman Combs . Question: Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-219 authorizing payment to Beaumont Motor Company for re- pairs on a police vehicle ($1 , 700. 00 to be reimbursed by other driver) was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-220 accepting the bid of Golden Triangle Pipe and Water Sup- plies for furnishing manhole rings , covers, meter boxes , and lids for use by the Water Utilities Department was approved On a motion made by Council- man Evans and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000 Resolution 79--221 approving the Gladys Street Storm Sewer Participation Project and authorizing City participation in the project (participation with George Schaumburg - $4, 000. 00, City participation - $6 ,000. 00) was approved on a motion made by Councilman Williams and seconded by Council- man Evans. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-222 authorizing the City Manager to execute all documents submitted to any and all Federal agencies for the Community Development Block Grant program was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000 Resolution 79-223 accepting water system improvements along portions of Calhoun, Shelby, Josey, LaSalle, Blanch, and East Gill Streets; Long and Cross Roads; and South Caldwood Drive; and authorizing final payment of $9, 263. 70 to C. and P. Equipment Company, Inc. was approved on a motion made by Councilman Williams and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis. Question: Ayes : All Nayes : None -_000- Mrs. Delia Harrington, 815 Willow Street , addressed Council in opposition to central air conditioning and heating for the new high rise apartment complex for the elderly being constructed by the Beaumont Housing Authority. -000- -91- June 19, 1979 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 19, 1979. Myrtle Corgey City Clerk -92- June 19, 1979