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MIN AUG 07 1979 REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL - CITY OF BEAUMONT HELD AUGUST 7 , 1979 BE IT REMEMBERED that the City Council of the City of Beaumont , Texas , met in regular session this the 7th day of August , 1979, with the fol- lowing present : HONORABLE: Maurice Meyers Mayor Tom Combs , Jr . Councilman, Ward I Vi McGinnis Councilwoman , Ward II Calvin Williams Councilman , Ward III Absent : Leroy Evans Councilman, Ward IV Ray Riley City Manager Kenneth Wall City Attorney -000 The Invocation was given by the Reverend D. A. Smith, Saint Paul A.M .E . Church. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Councilwoman McGinnis . -000 The Minutes of the regular City Council session held July 31 , 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 : Exchange Club 's "Golden Deeds Day in Beaumont" - August 7 , 1979. Golden Deeds Award recipient - Herbert Dishman, Sr. -000- Resolution 79-273 authorizing the purchase of Parcel #54 for the Community Development Block Grant Project , Census Tract 17 (1902 Leiper for Schwar- ner Street Project ) at a cost of $7 , 850. 00 was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Combs . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-274 authorizing final payment of $17 ,429. 00 to Landscape Design and Construction, Inc . for the Civic Center landscaping (total contract cost - $138 , 391 . 00) was approved on a motion made by Councilman Williams and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-275 authorizing payment of $3 ,400. 00 to Gulf States Utili- ties Company for providing electrical service to the Irving Street Under- pass Project was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and secon- ded by Councilwoman McGinnis . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-276 authorizing the filing of an application with the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration for an arson grant was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilman Williams. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- -112- August 7, 1979 Resolution 79-277 authorizing final payment of $12 , 204 . 00 to Westcott Construction Company , Inc . for construction of the Carroll Street Park Covered Area was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and se- conded by Councilwoman McGinnis . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Ordinance No . 79-60 amending Chapter 11 , Section 11-3 of the Code of Ordinances , relating to health registration cards was considered : ORDINANCE NO. 79-60 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 11 SECTION 11-3 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF BEAUMONT, PROVIDING THAT PERSONS MAY OBTAIN ON A VOLUNTARY BASIS , HEALTH REGISTRATION CARDS FROM THE CITY' S HEALTH DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL; AND PROVIDING A PENALTY. The ordinance was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and se- conded by Councilwoman McGinnis . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000-. Resolution 79-278 accer_ting a bid on furnishing two (2) front loader trucks for use by the Solid Waste Division from Tidelands International at a cost of $63 , 395. 00 each was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilman Williams . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-279 authorizing release of $2 , 000, 000 in Treasury Notes by the American National Bank (total pledged - $41 ,745 , 000) was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Mr. J. C. Leggett , 1849 Washington Boulevard, addressed Council to question the status of the Gulf States Utilities Company rate increase application and also to complain about the condition of certain city streets . -000- There being no further business, the meeting was recessed before continu- ing with the City Council Workshop Session . -000- I , Rosemarie Chiappetta, Deputy 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 August 7 , 1979. Rosemarie Chiappetta Deputy City Clerk -113- August 7 , 1979