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MIN DEC 11 1979 REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL - CITY OF BEAUMONT HELD DECEMBER 11 , 1979 BE IT REMEMBERED that the City Council of the City of Beaumont , Texas , met in regular session this the 11th day of December , 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 Kenneth Wall City Attorney Myrtle Corgey City Clerk -000- The Minutes of the regular City Council session held December 4 , 1979, were approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilman Evans. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-432 authorizing advertisement for bids for the FY '80 Street Rehabilitation and Resurfacing program was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- (*Councilman Williams arrived during consideration of this item. ) Resolution 79-433 authorizing right-of-way purchases for Spur 380/Lamar Freeway Project (Parcel #9 - Railroad Avenue - @ $548 . 00) and the Buford- Carroll Street projects (Carroll Street - Parcels #30 @ $540. 00 and #37 @ $18 ,450. 00) was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilman Combs. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-434 accepting the bid of Oil City Tractors , Inc . for the purchase of three tractors equipped with rotary mowers at a cost of $68 , 568. 00 for use by the Street Division was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Combs . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-435 authorizing a maintenance contract with Lanier Business Products at a cost of $1 , 607 . 40 for the Police Department recorder/tran- scriber equipment and payment for past maintenance (since December 1 , 1978) at a cost of $1 , 607 . 40 was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-436 authorizing purchases of 39 recording tapes from 3-M at a cost of $1 , 973. 40 for the Police Department , repair parts for fire hy- drants from Pollution Control Equipment Company at a cost of $1 ,905. 50, and liquid cationic polymer flocculant from Calgon Corporation at a cost of $0. 1291 per pound for the Water Reclamation Division was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Combs . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -171- December 11 , 1979 Resolution 79-437 approving allocation of $600, 000 . 00 of reprogrammed Community Development Block Grant funds was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilman Evans . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-438 setting forth procedures for city checks and designa- ting the City Manager , City Clerk and Finance Officer as signatories for the City was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Mr. Asmar Rasul , Muhammads Temple of Islams , 1035 Gladys , addressed Coun- cil to request that Sarah Street be renamed "Martin Luther King Drive" and presented a petition containing approximately '103 signatures of area residents supporting the proposed name change. -000- There being no further business , the meeting was recessed before continu- ing 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 December 11 , 1979. Myrtle Corgey City Clerk -172- December 11 , 1979