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MIN APR 12 2005 M I N U T E S - CITY OF BEAUMONT Lulu L. Smith,Ward I EVELYN M. LORD, MAYOR Nancy Beaulieu,Ward II Andrew P. Cokinos,At-Large CITY COUNCIL MEETING Becky Ames, Mayor Pro Tern Bobbie J. Patterson,Ward III April 12, 2005 Audwin Samuel,Ward IV Tyrone E. Cooper, City Attorney Kyle Hayes, City Manager Rose Ann Jones, City Clerk The City Council of the City of Beaumont,Texas, met in a regular session on April 12,2005,at the City Hall Council Chambers, 801 Main Street, Beaumont, Texas, at 1:30 p.m. to consider the following: OPENING Invocation Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call Presentations and Recognition Public Comment: Persons may speak on scheduled agenda item 1/Consent Agenda Consent Agenda Mayor Lord called the council meeting to order at 1:30 p.m. PastorTony Fitzgerald of South Park Baptist Church gave the invocation. Johnny Beatty,Community Development, led the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll call was made by Rose Ann Jones, City Clerk. Present at the meeting were Mayor Lord, Mayor Pro Tern Ames,Councilmembers Smith,Beaulieu, Cokinos, Patterson and Samuel. Also present were Kyle Hayes,City Manager;Tyrone Cooper,City Attorney; Rose Ann Jones, City Clerk. Proclamations, Presentations, Recognitions "Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month" - April 2005 - Proclamation was read on April 5, 2005 by Councilmember Smith; proclamation accepted today by Cheryl Williams, Executive Director, Crisis Center Public Comment: Persons may speak on scheduled agenda item 1/Consent Agenda. None CONSENT AGENDA Approval of minutes - April 5, 2005 Confirmation of committee appointments - None Councilmember Cokinos moved to approve the Consent Agenda. Councilmember Beaulieu seconded the motion. Minutes-April 12,2005 AYES: MAYOR LORD, MAYOR PRO TEM AMES, COUNCILMEMBERS SMITH, BEAULIEU, COKINOS, PATTERSON AND SAMUEL NAYS: NONE MOTION PASSED GENERAL BUSINESS 1. Consider approving an ordinance authorizing the issuance of City of Beaumont,Texas, Waterworks and SewerSystem Revenue Refunding Bonds,Series 2005,authorizing the execution of a Bond Purchase Agreement; and containing other matters related thereto - Ordinance 05-037 Presentation was made by Frank Ildebrando of RBC Dain Raucher Inc. Estrada Hinojosa & Company, Inc., First Southwest Company, Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc., and Coastal Securities will provide underwriting services on these bonds. The bonds will mature September 1, 2005 through September 1, 2018 with interest payable semiannually. Wells Fargo Bank N.A., Houston,Texas will serve as paying agent/registrar and escrow agent on the refunded bonds. Delivery and receipt of the proceeds by the City is expected to be on May 17, 2005. Proceeds will be used to refund a portion of the 2000 Waterworks and Sewer System Revenue Bonds and to paythe cost of issuance. The refunding is expected to produce a net cost savings to the City of approximately $863,000. Administration recommended requesting approval of an ordinance authorizing the issuance of approximately$17,925,000 City of Beaumont,Texas,Waterworks and SewerSystem Revenue Refunding Bonds,Series 2005,authorizing the execution of a Bond Purchase Agreement; and containing other matters related thereto. All debt shall be incurred in the Water Utilities Fund which is supported by water revenues. Councilmember Cokinos moved to ADOPT ORDINANCE 05-037 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF THE CITY OF BEAUMONT, TEXAS, WATERWORKS AND SEWER SYSTEM REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2005; AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A BOND PURCHASE AGREEMENT; AND CONTAINING OTHER MATTERS RELATED THERETO. Councilmember Samuel seconded the motion. AYES: MAYOR LORD, MAYOR PRO TEM AMES, COUNCILMEMBERS SMITH, BEAULIEU, COKINOS, PATTERSON AND SAMUEL NAYS: NONE Page 2 of 5 Minutes-April 12,2005 MOTION PASSED 2. Consider adopting the 2005 Action Plan and the Five Year Consolidate Plan - Resolution 05-085 Administration recommended that Council approve a resolution adopting the 2005 Action Plan and the Five Year Consolidated Plan. The 2005 federal allocation of$2,976,495 is comprised of$2,016,696 in Community Development Block Grant funds,$809,799 in HOME funds and an estimated$150,000 in Program Income. During the February 22,2005 Council meeting,Council allocated $100,000 to the Public Services/Public Facilities and Improvements and $85,000 to the Public Services/Emergency Shelter Set-Aside line items. Council conducted a Public Hearing to receive public comments related to the Public Services and the Public Facilities and Improvements line items of the 2005 Annual Action Plan Budget, Tuesday,April 5, 2005. Council adopted the 2005 Preliminary Budget on Tuesday, February 22, 2005. Councilmember Beaulieu made a motion to APPROVE RESOLUTION 05-085 THAT THE FINAL BUDGET OF THE ANNUAL PLAN OF THE 2005 CONSOLIDATED GRANT PROGRAM AND THE PUBLIC SERVICES AND THE PUBLIC FACILITIES AND IMPROVEMENTS LINE ITEMS AS SHOWN ON EXHIBIT"A" UNDER THE HEADING "ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDATION" BE ANDTHESAME BE HEREBYADOPTED. Councilmember Patterson seconded the motion. AYES: MAYOR LORD, MAYOR PRO TEM AMES, COUNCILMEMBERS SMITH, BEAULIEU, COKINOS, PATTERSON AND SAMUEL NAYS: NONE MOTION PASSED COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS CITY MANAGER HAYES - NONE COUNCILMEMBER SMITH - NONE COUNCILMEMBER BEAULIEU - RECOGNIZED THE CITY CLERK FOR HER GRADUATION AS A TEXAS REGISTERED MUNICIPAL CLERK AND THE GRADUATION PICTURE WHICH WAS PUBLISHED IN THE MARCH 2005 EDITION OF TEXAS TOWN AND CITY COUNCILMEMBER COKINOS - NONE MAYOR PRO TEM AMES - CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CITY CLERK FOR HER ACCOMPLISHMENT Page 3 of 5 Minutes-April 12,2005 COUNCILMEMBER SAMUEL- CONGRATULATED THE CITY CLERK AND COMMENTED ON THE FINE, BEAUTIFUL DAY IN BEAUMONT; WELCOME TO VISITORS COUNCILMEMBER PATTERSON- CONGRATULATIONS TO ROSE ANN; CONGRATULATIONS TO THE HOUSING COALITION,SE TEXAS REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION, BEAUMONT HOUSING AUTHORITY FOR THE OUTSTANDING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND FAIR HOUSING CONFERENCE WHICH WAS HOSTED THIS PAST WEEK IN ORANGE, TEXAS; EXTENDED A THANK YOU TO JOHNNY BEATTY, THE ORANGE COALITION, CHESTER JORDAN OF REGIONAL PLANNING; ENCOURAGED EVERYBODY TO WRITE OUR CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION NOT TO CUT OUR CDBG FUNDS AND NOT TO MOVE IT FROM THE US DEPARTMENT OF HUD CITY ATTORNEY COOPER- NONE MAYOR LORD - CONGRATULATIONS TO ROSE ANN; THANKED THE CALDWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION FOR THEIR HOSPITALITY Public Comments (Persons are limited to three minutes) LeRoy Lewis III 7866 Gladys Beaumont TX Feels that more should be done about the need of some buildings to be red tagged, the streets and drainage problems and adult crime prevention Kerry J. Avie 1280 Saxe Beaumont TX Prayer for the City Allen Lee 5095 Maddox Beaumont TX Stated that Johnny Beatty and Channel Six should be recognized by the City Delores Davis 2298 Blanchette Beaumont TX Thanked the City Manager for the immediate improvements in the clean-up in Ward III Open session of meeting recessed at 2:08 p.m. Page 4 of 5 Minutes-April 12,2005 EXECUTIVE SESSION Consider matters related to contemplated or pending litigation in accordance with Section 551.071 of the Government Code: Cardinal Glass Company v The City of Beaumont Douglas Manning, et al v City of Beaumont There being no action taken in Executive Session, Council adjourned. Audio tapes are available upon request in the City Clerk's Office. Evelyn M. Lor , Mayor IV i Rose Ann ones, TRMCU City Clerkj' o Page 5 of 5 Minutes-April 12,2005