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MIN OCT 23 1979 REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL - CITY OF BEAUMONT HELD OCTOBER 23 , 1979 BE IT REMEMBERED that the City Council of the City of Beaumont , Texas , met in regular session this the 23rd day of October, 1979, with the following present : HONORABLE: Maurice Meyers Mayor Vi McGinnis Councilwoman, Ward II Calvin Williams Councilman, Ward III Leroy Evans Councilman, Ward. IV Absent : Tom Combs, Jr. Councilman, Ward. I R. E . Platt Asst . City Manager Kenneth Wall City Attorney -000 The Invocation was given by Mr. Ward McCurtain, 5975 Gladys Street . The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Councilwoman McGinnis. -000- The Minutes of the regular City Council session held October 16 , 1979, were approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Mayor Meyers issued the following proclamations: "Industry Appreciation Day in Beaumont" - October 25, 1979 and Telephone "Pioneer Day in Beau- mont" - November 2 , 1979; and ''National Businesswomen' s Week in Beaumont" October 21-27 , 1979. 000 Ordinance No. 79-87 authorizing a zoning change from R-1A to R-2M for a 6. 298 acre tract , described generally as portions of Lots 1 and 2 , Block E, T. H. Langham Estate Subdivision, located in the 500 and 600 Blocks of Langham Road on the west side (requested by Gene A. Vanrieter) was consid- ered : ORDINANCE NO. 79-87 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 30 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF BEAUMONT, TEXAS, AND IN PARTICULAR THE BOUNDARIES OF THE ZONING DISTRICTS AS INDICATED UPON THE ZONING MAP OF BEAUMONT, TEXAS, BY CHANGING A 5. 78 ACRE TRACT OUT OF THE T. H. LANGHAM ESTATE SUBDIVISION, BEAUMONT, JEFFERSON COUNTY, TEXAS , AS HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED, PRESENTLY ZONED R-lA TO R-2M; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING A PENALTY. The ordinance was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- An ordinance authorizing a zoning change from R-1 to C-2 for a 0.432 acre lot described generally as Block 4 , Gertz Addition, and Lots 6 and 7, Block 1 , O'Brien and Bordages Addition , located in the 700 Block of Arabella Street between Brien Street and Atlanta Avenue was held for action. -152- October 23 , 1979 Resolution 79-378 authorizing the purchase of 3 parcels of land for the Spur 380 (Lamar Freeway - 720-183-475 -- Parcel #36, Harriot Street at $4, 900. 00; #38 , Harriot Street at $18 , 850. 00 and #47 , Euclid at $27 , 150. 00) and 4 parcels of land for the Buford Carroll Street Projects (720-186- 475 -- Parcel #3 , Buford Street at $2,410. 00; #6, Buford Street at $2 ,285. 00; #9, Buford Street at $400. 00; and #16, Buford Street at $540. 00) was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Ordinance No. 79-88 abandoning 6 feet on each of two 16-foot utility ease- ments located on Lots 56 and 57 and on Lots 60 and 61 , Block 5 , Somerset Village was considered: ORDINANCE NO. 79-88 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE VACATING AND ABAN- DONING A PORTION OF TWO 16-FOOT UTILITY EASEMENTS LOCATED IN THE SOMERSET VILLAGE ADDITION OF THE CITY OF BEAUMONT, JEFFERSON COUNTY, TEXAS, AS DESCRIBED HEREIN. The ordinance was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilman Williams. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000 A resolution authorizing execution of a contract with Local 491 of the International Brotherhood of Police Officers was held for action. -000- An ordinance amending Chapter 21 , Section 21-74 of the Code of Ordinances , establishing positions and rates of pay for police officers was held for action. -000- Ordinance No. 79-89 appropriating $14, 500 for improvement of the Tyrrell Park Garden Center and authorizing an agreement with the Beaumont Council of Garden Clubs regarding construction of the improvements was considered : ORDINANCE NO. 79-89 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $14, 500 IN UNAPPROPRIATED PARK IMPROVEMENT FUNDS TO A FUND FOR THE BEAUMONT COUNCIL OF GARDEN CLUBS PROJECT; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A CONTRACT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PRO- VIDING FOR REPEAL. The ordinance was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- A resolution approviding Change Order No. 1 to the contract with United Fence Company for the fencing at Loeb Well No. 1 site was held for action. -000- Resolution 79-379 authorizing the execution of a contract with Security Guard Services , Inc. to provide event support services for the Civic Cen- ter Complex was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -153- October 23 , 1979 Resolution 79-380 accepting the bid of Ed Campbell Golf Car Sales for fur- nishing an electric cart for use by the Water Reclamation Division at a cost of $2, 000. 00 was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-381 accepting for City Maintenance a sanitary sewer line in Westpark Subdivision was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- A resolution appointing a member to the Community Development Block Grant Committee was held for action. -000- Mr. J. C. Leggett , 1849 Washington Boulevard, addressed Council to complain about high grass at the intersection of Forsythe & Railroad Avenue. -000- There being no further business, the meeting was recessed before continuing 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 October 23 , 1979. Rosemarie Chiappetta Deputy City Clerk -154- October 23, 1979