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MIN JAN 02 1979 CORRECTED COPY REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL - CITY OF BEAUMONT HELD JANUARY 2 , 1979 BE IT REMEMBERED that the City Council of the City of Beaumont , Texas , met in regular session this the 2nd day of January , 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 Lane Nichols Asst . City Attorney Myrtle Corgey City Clerk -000 The Invocation was given by the Reverend Alford D. Bracken , Westfield Church of the Nazarene. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Councilman Williams. -000- The Minutes of the regular City Council session held December 19, 1978 , were approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Coun- cilwoman McGinnis . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Ordinance No. 79-1 authorizing a specific use permit for 28 cluster hous- ing units (Cheska Hollow Subdivision - requested by Walter Mayer) on a 5. 26 acre tract in the 4700 Block of Delaware was considered: ORDINANCE NO. 79-1 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIFIC USE PERMIT FOR CLUSTER HOUSING DEVELOPMENT ON A 5. 26 ACRE TRACT HEREIN DE- SCRIBED IN ACCORDANCE WITH A "PRELIMINARY PLAT" ; PROVIDING FOR THE FILING OF A DECLARATION OF COVENANTS AND CONDITIONS COVERING THE 5. 26 ACRE TRACT . The ordinance was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-1 declaring a portion of Blossom, Pierre, Simon and Simpson Drives an Assessment Paving Project (#10) and authorizing preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimates for the project (estimated cost $350, 000 - City/$292 , 000 and property owners/$58 ,000) was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilman Combs. Question : Ayes : Mayor Meyers Abstained : Councilman Councilman Combs Williams Councilwoman McGinnis Councilman Evans -000- -1- January 2, 1979 REGULAR SESSION CITY COUNCIL - CITY OF BEAUMONT HELD JANUARY 2 , 1979 BE IT REMEMBERED that the City Council of the City of Beaumont , Texas , met in regular session this the 2nd day of January , 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 -000- The Invocation was given by the Reverend Alford D. Bracken, Westfield Church of the Nazarene. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Councilman Williams . -000- The Minutes of the regular City Council session held December 19, 1978 , were approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and seconded by Coun- cilwoman McGinnis . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Ordinance No . 79-1 authorizing a specific use permit for 28 cluster hous- ing units (Cheska Hollow Subdivision - requested by Walter Mayer) on a 5. 26 acre-tract in the 4700 Block of Delaware was considered: ORDINANCE NO. 79-1 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIFIC USE PERMIT FOR CLUSTER HOUSING DEVELOPMENT ON A 5. 26 ACRE TRACT HEREIN DE- SCRIBED IN ACCORDANCE 17ITH A "PRELIMINARY PLAT" ; PROVID:ING FOR THE FILING OF A DECLARATION OF COVENANTS AND CONDITIONS COVERING THE 5. 26 ACRE TRACT. The ordinance was approved on a motion made by Councilman Combs and secon- ded by Councilwoman McGinnis. Question : Ayes : All Naves : None -000- Resolution 79-1 declaring a portion of Blossom, Pierre , Simon and Simpson Drives an Assessment Paving Project (#10) and authorizing preparation of plans , specifications and cost estimates for the project (estimated cost $350, 000 - City/$292, 000 and property owners/$58 , 000) was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilman Combs . Question : Ayes : Mayor Meyers Abstained : Councilman Councilman Combs Williams Councilwoman McGinnis Councilman Evans -000- -1- January 2 , 1979 Resolution 79-2 declaring Collier Road from Berry Road eastward to Drainage Ditch No. 5 an Assessment Paving Project (#11) and authorizing preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimates for the project , pending pre- payment by three fourth of the abutting property owners (estimated cost is $70, 000 - City/$56 , 000 and property owners/$14 , 000) was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Combs . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000 Resolution 79-3 authorizing Change Order No. 19 to the H. A. Lott , Inc . contract for the Civic Center project ($38, 021 . 00 for speaker system cluster and hoist system for the Exhibition Hall) was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-4 authorizing a letter-of-intent agreement with American Sign and Indicator Corporation (A. S . & I . ) concerning outdoor Message Centers for the Civic Center (Exhibition Hall) was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Combs. Question: Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-5 authorizing the acceptance for City maintenance the water, sewer and street improvements in Park Meadows , Unit II (Glen Meadow Lane and Park ."Meadow Drive) , was approved on a motion made by Councilman Williams and seconded by Councilman Evans. Question : Ayes : All Nayes: None -000- Resolution 79-6 authorizing the acceptance for City maintenance the water , sewer and street improvements in Glen Oaks Addition (Glen Oaks Circle) was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Council- man Combs. Question: Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-7 accepting the bid of Cushman Electronics , Inc. for furnish- ing a spectrum monitor fot the Building T,Maintenance Department at a cost of $5, 115. 00 was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Councilman Combs. Question: Ayes : All Nayes : None --000- Resolution 79-8 accepting the bid of Fire Fox Corporation for furnishing a Hurst Power Rescue Tool for the Fire Department at a cost of $5, 254. 00 was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Combs. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-9 accepting the bid of ",Moore-Cottrell Subscription Agency, Inc. for furnishing subscriptions to approximately 220 magazines and news.- papers for the Beaumont Public Library for one year at a cost of $3 ,698 . 39 was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Council- woman McGinnis . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- -2- January 2, 1979 Resolution 79-10 accepting the bid of M. P. H. Industries , Inc. for supply- ing five (5) radar units for the Police Department at a cost of $4 ,875. 00 was approved on a motion made by Councilman Evans and seconded by Council- man Combs. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-11 authorizing Change Order No. 2 to the contract with Fernon ' s at a cost of $8,472. 72 for additional new furniture for the Municipal Office Building was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000,- Resolution 79-12 authorizing the execution of a minerals lease to Credo- Golias on Tyrrell Park for a three-year term with a bonus of $12 , 500. 00, annual rental of $5, 000 and 1/5 royalty interest was approved on a motion made by Councilman Williams and seconded by Councilwoman McGinnis . Question : Ayes: Mayor Meyers Abstained: Councilman Combs Councilwoman -1cGinnis Councilman Williams Councilman Evans -000- Resolution 79-13 authorizing emergency repairs to the City Auditorium boiler system by Amelia Erecting and Welding Service at a cost not to exceed $3 ,000 was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Coun- cilman Williams. Question : Ayes : All Nayes None -000,- Resolution 79-14 rejecting bids for an annual contract supplying batteries was approved on a motion made by Councilman Williams and seconded by Coun- cilman Evans. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-15 rejecting the bid of Kinsel Ford for a van for the Engi- neering Department because it did not meet specifications was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Combs . Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Resolution 79-16 authorizing payment of $5, 058. 20 for emergency repairs to a 150 track loader used by the dater Utilities Department was approved on a motion made by Councilwoman McGinnis and seconded by Councilman Evans. Question : Ayes : All Nayes : None -000- Mr. Rick 117archol , 8890 Gerald Street , President of the Golden Triangle Hotel Association and Vice-President of the Americano Inn, addressed Council to request information concerning the use of funds collected by the Hotel/Motel Occupancy Tax. He questioned use of these funds by the Convention and Tourists Bureau and the Arts Council and further questioned the make-up of the Chamber of Commerce Committee saying the Hotels and Motels were not rep- resented on this committee. Several members of both the Chamber of Commerce and Arts Council were in attendance at today' s meeting and assured Council they would meet with Mr. Warchol to answer his concerns. -000- -3. January 2 , 1979 There being no further business , the meeting was recessed before continuing 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 January 2 , 1979. Myrtle Corgey City Clerk -4- January 2 , 1979