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MIN JUL 24 1979 REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL - CITY OF BEAUMONT HELD JULY 24 , 1979 BE IT REMEMBERED that the City Council of the City of Beaumont , Texas, met in regular session this the 24th day of July, 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 Lane Nichols Asst . City Attorney Myrtle Corgey City Clerk --000- The Invocation was given by the Reverend James Franklin, Pleasant Green Baptist Church. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by four members of Boy Scout Troup 85 - James Bridges, Robert Shepherd, Tom Shepherd and Stephen Beck. -000- The Minutes of the regular City Council sessions held July 10 and July 17 , 1979, were approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis, Question : Ayes: All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-251 authorizing the purchase of parcel #55, Schwarner Street , at $6, 500. 00 for the Community Development Block Grant Project , B-77-MC-48- 0.003, was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis, Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000 Ordinance No, 79-57 relating to the use of the Multimax site and authorizing an agreement with the Spindletop Youth Soccer Association was considered : ORDINANCE NO. 79-57 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 26 SECTION 26-11 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF BEAUMONT TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE PORTION OF MULTIMAX VILLAGE PRESENTLY DESIGNATED FOR MINI-BIKE AND SMALL MOTORCYCLE USES FOR OTHER DESIGNATED CITY USES; AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE SPINDLETOP YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL AND PROVIDING A PENALTY. The ordinance was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis. Question: Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- -105- July 24, 1979 Resolution 79-252 authorizing Change Order No . 1 and final payment of $1 , 552 . 62 to Coastal Electronics Company for installation of the sound reinforcement system in the Council Chambers was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-.253 authorizing the advertising for bids for a computerized traffic signal system for the Central Business District was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis. Question: Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-254 authorizing the advertising for bids on an oil and gas mineral lease at Beaumont Municipal Airport was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilman Williams . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79--255 accepting a sanitary sewer easement from Cardinal Square Housing Project Development was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilman Williams. Question: Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-256 accepting the bid of L. 0. Block for furnishing pit sand for use by the Solid Waste Division at a cost of $135 ,800. 00 was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilman Evans . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000-- Resolution 79-257 accepting the bid of Tranist Mix Concrete Company for furnishing ready-mixed concrete was approved on a motion made by Councilman Williams and seconded by Councilman Evans. Question : Ayes : Mayor Meyers Abstained : Councilman Councilwoman McGinnis Combs Councilman Williams Councilman Evans -000- Resolution 79-258 accepting the bid of Scientific Products for furnishing a microscope for use by the Health Department at a cost of $3 , 531 .40 was approved on a motion made by Councilman Williams and seconded by Council- woman McGinnis. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79--259 accepting the bid of Keown Supply Company for furnishing oyster shell at $27. 00 per ton for use by the Street Division was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilman Combs . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000 Resolution 79--260 accepting the bid of Keown Supply Company for furnishing 2500 tons of limestone base at $1 . 75 per ton plus rail freight for use by the Street Division was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000 -106- July 24 , 1979 Resolution 79-261 authorizing repairs to two packer trucks - one by Kinsel Ford at $2, 835. 00 and one by Tidelands International at $3 ,400.00 was ap- proved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilman Williams. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000-- Resolution 79-262 accepting the bid of Foster and Sons, Inc . for furnishing parking control equipment at a cost of $9, 501 . 00 for use by the Traffic and Transportation Department was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis 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- - , 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 July 24, 1979. Myrtle Corgey City Clerk -107- July 24, 1979