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MIN SEP 11 1979 REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL - CITY OF BEAUMONT HELD SEPTEMBER 11 , 1979 BE IT REMEMBVRED that the City Council of the City of Beaumont , Texas, met in regular session this the 11th day of September , 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 Ray Riley City Manager Kenneth Wall City Attorney Myrtle Corgey City Clerk -000- The Invocation was given by the Reverend Raymond Wodka, Rector of Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Councilman Evans . -000- The Minutes of the regular City Council session held September 4, 1979, were approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Coun- cilman Evans. Question : Ayes All Nayes : None -000 Mayor Meyers issued the following proclamations : "Optimists Day in Beau- mont" - September 14 , 1979; "Land Manor Week in Beaumont" - September 10-16 , 1979; and "YMCA Indian Guides Week in Beaumont" - September 9-15, 1979. Mayor Meyers also read a proclamation received from Mayor J. P. Davis of Waco concerning the "Bears vs . Cardinals" football game held September 8th. (Cardinals lost to Baylor 20 to 7) (*Councilman Williams arrived during the reading of the proclamations . ) -000- Resolution 79-331 accepting the Irving Street Underpass Project and auth- orizing final payment of $449,838 . 86 to Trotti & Thomson, Inc. (total pro- ject - $3 , 098 , 591 . 00) was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGin- nis and seconded by Councilman Combs . Question: Ayes : All Nayes : None •-000- Resolution 79-332 accepting the bids of John Bankston Construction and Equipment Company ($6, 000) and United Fence Company ($3 , 996 . 00) for clear- ing and fencing the proposed five million-gallon ground storage tank site in Loeb was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilman Williams. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-333 accepting the bid of Szafir ' s, Remex, Inc. for furnishing folding tables and chairs for the Carroll Street Park and six card tables for the Senior Citizen Center (CDBG funding) was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Combs . (Cost - $1297. ) Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -132- September 11 , 1979 Resolution 79-334 accepting -L'-Ihe bids of Sullair of Houston, Inc . ($33 ,396) and Drago Supply Company ($2 , 232 . 00) for furnishing air compressors , hand tamps and paving breakers for use by the Street Division was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-335 accepting the bid of Motorola Communications and Electron- ics, Inc . for furnishing a mobile radio for use by the Police Department at a cost of $1 , 536. 35 was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilman Combs . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-336 authorizing a lease permitting the drilling of an oil/gas well in an alley in Block 31 , Calder Addition with Talmadge Combs was ap- proved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilman Williams. Question : Ayes : Mayor Meyers Abstained : Councilman Combs Councilwoman McGinnis Councilman 'Williams Councilman Evans -000- Mr. J. C. Leggett , 1849 Washington Boulevard, addressed Council to complain about the poor condition of some streets and about high grass and weeds around the City. -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 September 11 , 1979. Myrtle Corgey City Clerk -133- September 11 , 1979