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MIN OCT 09 1979 REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL - CITY OF BEAUMONT HELD OCTOBER 9, 1'979 BE IT REMEMBERED that the City Council of the City of Beaumont , Texas, met in regular session this the 9th day of October, A979, with the fol- lowing present : HONORABLE: Maurice Meyers Mayor Tom Combs, Jr. y ; 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 -000- The Invocation was given by Dr. William Gandin Trinity United Methodist Church. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Councilman Combs. -000- Mayor Meyers issued the following ' in Beaumont" - October 7-13 , 1979 proclamation Alpha Delta Kappa Week "Teenage Republicans from Forest Park High School" were welcomed to today 's meeting. -000- The Minutes of the regular City Council session held October 2, 1979, were approved on a motion made by Councilman` Combs and seconded by Coun- woman McGinnis. Question: Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-364 authorizing purchase of Parcels #4 �' � ($1 ,830. 00) , #10 ($575. 00) and #14 ($13 425. 00) - all on Buford Street - for the Buford- Carroll Street Project (720-74-191) was approved on a motion made by Coun- cilman Evans and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis. Question: Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-365 authorizing purchase of one parcel for $855. 75 from Jake Johnson and sale of a remnant for $2,458 . 14 to Jake Johnson in Census Tract 17 for the Community Development Block Grant Project , Phase II (B-76-MC- 48-0003) was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilman Evans . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-366 accepting street and water system improvements constructed within Census Tract 17; authorizing final payment of $74,482.20 to Greer Construction Company, contractor, and to Garrod and Associates, Inc . for $766. 75 (CDBG, Phase II - total $676,699. 00) was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Williams. Question : Ayes :; All Nayes : None -000- -147- October 9, 1979 Resolution 79-367 accepting the Fleetwood Addition Paving Assessment Pro- ject and authorizing final payment of $44 , 346.44 to the contractor , E. R. Dupuis Concrete Company , Inc . (total project - $290, 824 . 00) was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilman Combs. Question : Ayes : All Nayes: None -000 Resolution 79-368 authorizing payment of $17 ,660. 35 to Unitog Company for uniforms (negotiated settlement caused by problem in supplying uniforms as needed to the City - contract amount reduced $6,000) was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilman Combs. Question: Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Ordinance No. 79-85 setting rates for use of the Civic Center Complex was considered: ORDINANCE NO. 79-85 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 20 SECTION 20-21 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF BEAUMONT TO PROVIDE NEW RENTAL RATES FOR THE CIVIC CENTER, COLISEUM, AND CITY AUDITORIUM; PROVIDING FOR SEVERA- BILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR REPEAL. The ordinance was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and se- conded by Councilwoman McGinnis . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Mr . R. V. Swearingen, 2342 Broadway, representing the Beaumont Chapter of Texas Senior Citizens, addressed Council to thank them for action taken last week raising the Senior Citizen Homestead Exemption from $7, 500 to $10, 000. Mr . Robert Calvert , 6235 Wilchester Lane, questioned procedures for con- tract overruns . Mr. John Taylor, 918 Toltec, asked clarification for Police Officers not issuing citations to drivers in two accidents he has had. -000- The meeting was recessed before continuing with the City Council Workshop Session . Workshop Session was held. There being no further business to be considered in the City Council Work- shop Session, Mayor Meyers declared an Executive Session pursuant to Sec- tion 2 of the Texas Open Meetings Law. After the Executive Session, Mayor Meyers again declared the meeting open to the public . Resolution 79-369 nominating John McDonald as a candidate for the Board of Directors for the Jefferson County Appraisal District was approved on a motion made by Councilman Williams and seconded by Councilman Evans. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned. -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 October 9, 1979. Rosemarie Chiappetta Deputy City Clerk -148- October 9, 1979