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MIN FEB 23 2007 M I N U T E S - CITY OF BEAUMONT Andrew P. Cokinos,At-Large GUY N. GOODSON, MAYOR Becky Ames,At-Large Lulu L. Smith,Ward 1 CITY COUNCIL MEETING Nancy Beaulieu, Mayor Pro Tem,Ward II Audwin Samuel,Ward III February 23,2007 Bobbie J. Patterson,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 Special session on February 23,2007, at the City Hall Council Chambers, 801 Main Street, Beaumont, Texas, at 2:00 p.m. to consider the following: OPENING Invocation Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call Public Comment: Persons may speak on scheduled agenda items 1 and 2 Mayor Goodson called the special council meeting to order at 2:00 p.m. Mayor Goodson gave the invocation. Councilmember Ames led the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll call was made by Tina Broussard, Deputy City Clerk. Present at the meeting were Mayor Goodson, Mayor Pro Tern Beaulieu, Councilmembers Smith, Ames and Patterson. Absent: Councilmember Cokinos and Samuel (Councilmember Samuel arrived at2:03 p.m.). Also present were Kyle Hayes, City Manager;Tyrone Cooper, City Attorney; Tina Broussard, Deputy City Clerk. Public Comments (Persons are limited to three minutes) Allen Lee 5095 Maddox Beaumont TX Asked that Council consider appointing Tina Broussard as the Interim City Clerk John Werner 1 Oakleigh Beaumont TX Asked Council to consider appointing Tina Broussard as the Interim City Clerk EXECUTIVE SESSION Consider matters related to employment, evaluation and duties of a public officer or employee in accordance with Section 551.074 of the Government Code: City Clerk Council recessed into Executive Session at 2:05 p.m. Council reconvened at 3:00 p.m. Minutes-February 23,2007 GENERAL BUSINESS 1. Consider the resignation of the City Clerk - Resolution 07-054 Mayor Pro Tern Beaulieu moved to approve RESOLUTION 07-054 THAT THE RESIGNATION OF ROSE ANN JONES AS CITY CLERK OF THE CITY OF BEAUMONT IS HEREBY ACCEPTED EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2007. Councilmember Ames seconded the motion. AYES: MAYOR GOODSON,MAYOR PRO TEM BEAULIEU,COUNCILMEMBERS SMITH, AMES, SAMUEL AND PATTERSON NAYS: NONE MOTION PASSED 2. Consider the appointment of an Interim City Clerk - Resolution 07-055 Councilmember Samuel moved to approve RESOLUTION 07-055 THAT THE COUNCIL HEREBY APPROVE THE APPOINTMENT OF TINA BROUSSARD AS INTERIM CITY CLERK AT THE STARTING SALARY OF THE CURRENT CITY CLERK. Councilmember Patterson seconded the motion. AYES: MAYOR GOODSON, MAYOR PRO TEM BEAULIEU,COUNCILMEMBERS SMITH, AMES, SAMUEL AND PATTERSON NAYS: NONE MOTION PASSED There being no other business Council adjourned at 3:04 p.m. Audio tapes ar ava' b pon request in the City Clerk's Office. Guy N. oodson, Mayor Q, Gi Tina Broussard, Interim City Clerk Page 2 of 2 Minutes-February 23,2007