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MIN JAN 29 2019T E X A S M I N U T E S- CITY OF BEAUMONT W.L. Pate, Jr., At -Large BECKY AMES, MAYOR William R. Sam, Sr., At -Large Virginia H. Jordan, Ward I CITY COUNCIL MEETING Michael D. Getz, Ward II Audwin Samuel, Ward III JANUARY 29, 2019 Robin Mouton, Mayor Pro Tern Tyrone E. Cooper, City Attorney Kyle Hayes, City Manager Tina Broussard, City Clerk The City Council of the City of Beaumont, Texas, met in a regular session in strict compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, Chapter 551 on January 29, 2019, 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 * Presentation and Recognition Public Comment: Persons may speak on scheduled agenda item No. 1-3/Consent Agenda Consent Agenda Mayor Ames called the council meeting to order at 1:30 p.m. Pastor Carl Vickery with Calvary Tabernacle Church gave the invocation. Mayor Ames led the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll call was made by Tina Broussard, City Clerk. Present at the meeting were Mayor Ames, Mayor Pro Tern Mouton, Councilmembers Getz, Sam, Pate and Samuel. Absent: Councilmember Jordan. Also present were Kyle Hayes, City Manager; Tyrone Cooper, City Attorney; Tina Broussard, City Clerk. Proclamations, Presentation, Recognitions "First Responders Appreciation Day" - January 29, 2019 - Proclamation_ read by Councilmember Pate; accepted by B.J. Tullier, Grand Knight of Columbus Council #951 and others Mayor Ames read the announcement regarding Executive Session being held at the conclusion of the General Business portion of the meeting. Public Comment: Persons may speak on scheduled agenda items 1-3/Consent Agenda None CONSENT AGENDA * Approval of minutes — January 22, 2019 A) Confirmation of committee appointments — None Minutes — January 29, 2019 B) Approve the renewal of an annual maintenance agreement from WatchGuard Video for use in the Police Department — Resolution 19-022 C) Authorize the City Manager to execute Change Order No. 5 for the Washington Boulevard Project (Loma Lane east to IH -10) — Resolution 19-023 D) Approve a consignment agreement with Clarke Distribution Inc., of Houston to allow for the sale of merchandise at the Tennis Center — Resolution 19-024 E) Authorize the City Manager to recognize and participate in National Library Week by allowing a fine free week for library patrons — Resolution 19-025 Mayor Pro Tem Mouton moved to approve the Consent Agenda. Councilmember Pate seconded the motion. AYES: MAYOR AMES, MAYOR PRO TEM MOUTON, COUNCILMEMBERS GETZ, SAM, PATE AND SAMUEL NAYS: NONE MOTION PASSED GENERAL BUSINESS Consider a resolution approving a contract with H.B. Neild & Sons for interior repairs at the Tyrrell Historical Library. Due to an extended period without power during and after Hurricane Harvey, mold was able to infiltrate the main ceiling paint of the Tyrrell Historical Library. After mold mitigation, this contract will allow for repairs to the staircase; lath plaster; and painting of the repaired areas. Bids were requested from twelve (12) vendors; two responded. The low qualified bid to complete the project with a cost of $130,880.25 was received from H.B. Neild & Sons, Inc of Beaumont. The contractor will complete the project in seventy calendar days. Library Trust Fund. Approval of the resolution. Councilmember Getz moved to APPROVE A RESOLUTION THE BID SUBMITTED BY H.B. NEILD & SONS, INC., OF BEAUMONT, TEXAS, IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $130,880.25 FOR INTERIOR REPAIRS AT THE TYRRELL HISTORICAL LIBRARY BE ACCEPTED BY THE CITY OF BEAUMONT AND THAT THE CITY MANAGER IS AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT WITH H.B. NEILD & SONS, INC., OF BEAUMONT, TEXAS. Councilmember Pate seconded the motion. AYES: MAYOR AMES, MAYOR PRO TEM MOUTON, COUNCILMEMBERS GETZ, SAM, PATE AND SAMUEL NAYS: NONE ' Minutes — January 29, 2019 MOTION PASSED Resolution 19-026 2. Consider a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Legacy Community Development Corporation. The City of Beaumont receives an annual allocation of HOME Investment Partnerships Program funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Federal regulations require that a minimum of fifteen percent (15%) of the City's total HOME fund allocation be contracted to Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDO's) for eligible CHDO activities. Legacy Community Development Corporation (Legacy CDC), a certified CHDO, is seeking to stabilize neighborhoods by providing homeownership opportunities for low to moderate income families. Legacy proposes to utilize $129,848 for the construction of one (1) new home or the acquisition and rehabilitation of at least two (2) units to be sold to an eligible low to moderate income family. In addition, Legacy is requesting $25,285.20 for operating funds. The funds will be used to cover the salaries for administrative staff. Any and all income received by Legacy for any properties must be used toward furthering the organization's affordable housing activities. Housing Division staff will be responsible for monitoring Legacy for HOME Program compliance. Funding will come from the 2018 HOME Program. Approval of the resolution. Councilmember Samuel moved to APPROVE A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AND HE IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT WITH LEGACY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (LEGACY CDC) IN THE AMOUNT OF $129,848.00 FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF ONE (1 NEW HOME OR THE ACQUISITION AND REHABILITATION OF AT LEAST TWO (2) UNITS TO BE SOLD TO ELIGIBLE LOW -TO -MODERATE INCOME FAMILIES AND THAT THE CITY BE AND HE IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT WITH LEGACY CDC IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,285.20 FOR RELATED OPERATING EXPENSES, SAID CONTRACTS TO BE FUNDED FROM THE 2018 HOME PROGRAM. Councilmember Getz seconded the motion. AYES: MAYOR AMES, MAYOR PRO TEM MOUTON, COUNCILMEMBERS GETZ, SAM, PATE AND SAMUEL NAYS: NONE MOTION PASSED Resolution 19-027 3. Consider a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Beaumont Neighborhood Alliance for Habitat for Humanity. The City of Beaumont receives an annual allocation of HOME Investment Partnerships Program funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Minutes —January 29, 2019 Federal regulations require that a minimum of fifteen percent (15%) of the City's total HOME fund allocation be contracted to Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDO's) for eligible CHDO activities. Beaumont Neighborhood Alliance for Habitat for Humanity, a certified CHDO, is seeking to stabilize neighborhoods by providing homeownership opportunities for low to moderate income families. BNA for Habitat proposes to utilize $100,000.00 for the construction of one (1) new home to be sold to an eligible low to moderate income family. Any and all income received by BNA for Habitat for any properties must be used toward furthering the organization's affordable housing activities. Housing Division staff will be responsible for monitoring BNA for Habitat for HOME Program compliance. Funding will come from the 2018 HOME Program. Approval of the resolution. Mayor Pro Tem Mouton moved to APPROVE A RESOLUTION THAT THE CITY MANAGER BE AND HE IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT WITH BEAUMONT NEIGHBORHOOD ALLIANCE FOR HABITAT FOR HUMANITY IN THE AMOUNT OF $100,000.00 FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF ONE (1 ) NEW HOME TO BE SOLD TO AN ELIGIBLE LOW -TO -MODERATE INCOME FAMILY. Councilmember Samuel seconded the motion. AYES: MAYOR AMES, MAYOR PRO TEM MOUTON, COUNCILMEMBERS GETZ, SAM, PATE AND SAMUEL' NAYS: NONE' MOTION PASSED Resolution 19-028 PUBLIC HEARING Receive comments related to the mandatory payment rate for the Local Provider Participation Fund for FY 2019 Public Hearing Open: 1:48 p.m. Annie Daskovsky 401 W. 15th St. Austin TX Stated that she works for a company called Adelanto Healthcare Ventures that assists some of the providers in Beaumont, specifically Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital and Baptist Hospital of Southeast Texas with their supplemental payment reimbursements, stated that this program is very important to the community, the LPPF creates a financing mechanism for the hospitals to receive reimbursement for their uncompensated care cost that are associated with treating Medicaid and uninsured patients, it does this by generating a source of funds that the City can then use to draw down federal dollars to bring more resources into the Community for health care, the providers appreciates the Council's support Public Hearing Closed: 1:49 p.m. Minutes —January 29, 2019 4. Consider setting the mandatory payment rate related to the Local Provider Participation Fund for FY 2019. On June 9, 2015, the City Council authorized the City's participation in a municipal health care provider participation program to support the payment of Medicaid supplemental hospital payments to Safety -Net Hospitals in the City. At the same time, the City Council authorized the execution of indigent care affiliation agreements with Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas and Christus Hospital. In addition, on July 28, 2015, the City Council approved model rules and procedures related to the City of Beaumont's facilitation of the program. The City of, Beaumont is required to set the amount of the mandatory payments required to be paid by the hospitals. The mandatory payment must be uniformly proportionate with the amount of net patient revenue generated by each paying hospital in the municipality. The mandatory rate for the fiscal year ending 2019 will be 5.69%. Local Safety -Net Hospitals will make mandatory payments into the Beaumont Municipal Health Care Provider Participation Fund. Approval of resolution. Councilmember Pate moved to APPROVE A RESOLUTION SETTING THE MANDATORY PAYMENT RATE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2019 FOR THE LOCAL PROVIDER PARTICIPATION FUND IN THE MUNICIPAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER PARTICIPATION PROGRAM. Councilmember Samuel seconded the motion. AYES: MAYOR AMES, MAYOR PRO TEM MOUTON, COUNCILMEMBERS GETZ, SAM, PATE AND SAMUEL NAYS: NONE MOTION PASSED Resolution 19-029 WORK SESSION Review and discuss the Summer Food Service Program Jimmy Neale, Parks and Recreation Director reviewed and discussed the Summer Food Service Program. Mr. Neale stated that the Summer Food Program is managed by the State of Texas Agriculture Department, it's designed to provide free lunch for kids during the summer months when, school is out and services kids ages 17 and under, Monday through Friday. The process is that the City will apply for the Grant with the State, the City does get approved for the grant every year. The City then goes out for bids for the meals but the City would still manage the program and the staffing. The City has been doing this for about 25 years and has served over 14,000 meals per summer, the City has leaned on Region V as well as a group called Triangle Community Outreach. Mr. Neale stated that Pearlanna Carron is the Director of Triangle Community Outreach, this organization serves meals all year round and currently serves 54 sites. Mr. Neale has reached out to Pearlanna Carron and asked if her organization could take over the Summer Food Program. The Triangle Community Outreach organization can apply for the grant, cook and serve the meals as well as take care of all reporting. Minutes — January 29, 2019 COMMENTS Jimmy Neale stated that he would like Council's approval for Triangle Community Outreach to take over the program, stated that he knows they will do an amazing job. All of Council was in agreement to move forward with Triangle Community Outreach applying for and operating the Summer Food Program Grant. Public Comments (Persons are limited to three minutes) Michael Cooper 5040 Oakmont Dr. Beaumont TX Spoke to Council with concerns regarding the L.L. Melton YMCA, stated that the building is owned by the City and County, a contract was entered into about 5 years ago with a tenant, stated that it's his understanding that the tenant is doing a wonderful job, doesn't want to interrupt that, stated that tax paying citizens would like for Council to revisit/revise the contract to open up the L.L. Melton to the public after hours, the citizens would like to utilize the facility from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00, 9:00 or 10:00 p.m., again, not to interrupt the current tenants business and would like to utilize some office space if there is any available during the day for blood drives, book reading etc., would like Council to consider the use of the grounds and facility when the current tenant isn't there and on weekends David Pete 6355 Chinn Ln. Beaumont TX Spoke to Council regarding the L.L. Melton, also spoke on Item #1 under General Business, stated that Council just voted to award a contract with H.B. Neild and Sons, there's a problem with that, there are several Councilmembers that have a personal relationship with H.B. Neild and to him this should be considered a conflict of interest, stated that Council isn't vetting these businesses,. they aren't giving equal amount of time to minority businesses as they should be, stated that the City Manager goes over things but not in detail, Council's job is to do what's best for the citizens and everything on the Agenda should be vetted Marshall Scott 1490 Edwin Beaumont TX Spoke to Council regarding streets, stated that $10 million dollars has been divided between all four wards, stated that it's not right, the West End doesn't need to get money for streets, the West End doesn't need any streets fixed they have new streets, the money needs to be used in the worst parts of the City, stated that there's a need for new Councilmembers because Council isn't doing their job, the only time that they see Councilmembers in their area of town is when they want a vote, asked that they don't come and visit them just for a vote, also commented that the City can do the streets themselves, they don't need a contractor to come in and do the work, also made mention of the YMCA's that have come and gone in Beaumont Blanchie Hebert 2426 Emile Beaumont TX Commented on Martin Luther King, Jr., stated that she would like to see the street sign that is named MLK Parkway changed to Martin Luther King, Jr., Parkway and not just MLK Parkway; stated that she's been here for 48 years and fought for Washington Blvd., to be named MLK Parkway but it didn't happen, the City then voted for the street they have now, would like to get this corrected because it's very important Minutes — January 29, 2019 Alice Ramsey 3440 Goliad St. Beaumont TX Spoke to Council regarding the L.L. Melton YMCA that was built in 1974 for children, youth, after school tutoring, meeting places for different organizations, sororities, fraternities, NAACP and any affair that affected the neighborhood, the citizens in that area were able to meet at the L.L. Melton Family YMCA, a part of the building was named for Cleveland Nisby and Fred Joseph, these men worked along with Dr. Melton on Trinity Street in a dilapidated building before 1974, stated that the Center has been taken away from them and they aren't able to use it at all, stated that it's a travesty for the citizens of Beaumont not to be able to use the facility, the tenant that is using the facility now is doing a great job and no one wants to interfere with that, asked that Council reconsider the contract with -the current tenant so that it could be used for what it was original intended to be used for James Callas 5375 Rosemary Dr. Beaumont TX Spoke on behalf of the Scout Hut at the Ida Reed Park, the Hut has been there since 1954, it has served scouting and the City for many years, stated that he has been the custodian and has been repairing the hut, has had it treated for termites, painted the door and the front to show that they were getting ready to paint the entire Hut, using the approved colors by the Oaks Historic District, stated that he went by the Hut which is secured and noticed that someone has changed the lock, for the City to arbitrarily instruct that the Hut be vacated to be demolished is wrong, stated that he will have to file suit if something isn't done, stated that the Hut is important to him, the City is tearing down too many properties, asked that Council not tear the Hut down Dayna Rothenberger 3890 E. Lynwood Dr. Beaumont TX Spoke to Council regarding how they seemed to have forgotten about people when designing streets, the City lacks accessibility for people not in cars but for people walking, biking, in wheel chairs and people who choose active transportation, there are minimum requirements for people parking cars but nothing for bikes, we have crosswalks that lead to nowhere, sidewalks with huge gaps and practically no way to safely cross Dowlen Rd., to get from one shopping center to the other, about 80% of retail property is devoted to parking cars, pointed out that you can park a dozen bicycles in one parking spot, stated that cars don't shop people do, the City can do better, commented that no Councilmember has ever asked her to come to Council and speak, it matters if everyone gets involved and knows that Council does listen when they speak Councilmembers/City Manager/City Attorney comments on various matters COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS COUNCILMEMBER JORDAN - ABSENT COUNCILMEMBER GETZ - CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILIES OF THE HOUSTON POLICE OFFICERS THAT WERE SHOT ON YESTERDAY, ASKED THE CITY MANAGER ABOUT THE PROJECT AT THE TYRRELL HISTORICAL LIBRARY REGARDING THE BIDS THAT WERE SUBMITTED, ALSO STATED THAT THE INFORMATION THAT COUNCIL HAS IN THEIR PACKET CAN ALSO BE SEEN ON THE CITY'S WEB SITE, FOR THE PARTICULAR PROJECT IN REGARDS TO THE CITIZEN THAT Minutes —January 29, 2019 CHALLENGED WHETHER OR NOT THERE WAS SUFFICIENT SCRUTINY THAT WAS GIVEN TO THE VENDOR THAT RECEIVED THE BID, THERE WERE TWELVE VENDORS 'THAT WERE SOLICITED, ONLY TWO REPLIED, H.B. NEILD WAS THE LOWEST MOST RESPONSIVE BIDDER, IN REGARDS TO THE DOWLEN RD., PROJECT, THAT WAS DONE THROUGH A FEDERAL EARMARK WITH 80% OF STATE FUNDING AND HAD TO BE USED ON DOWLEN RD. ONLY, IT WAS TO BE SPENT OR THE CITY WOULD LOSE THOSE FUNDS, ALSO MADE MENTION THAT THERE ARE MANY STREETS IN THE WEST END THAT DO NEED REPAIRS, ALSO COMMENTED ON THE L.L. MELTON FAMILY LIFE CENTER, STATED THAT AS AN ATTORNEY HE COULD ASSURE CITIZENS THAT THE CITY CAN'T JUST UNILATERALLY RENEGOTIATE THAT CONTRACT, TO SUGGEST THAT THE CITY JUST RENEGOTIATE THE CONTRACT WOULD PUT THE CITY INTO LITIGATION, MADE ADDITIONAL COMMENTS REGARDING THE L.L. MELTON AND THE IDEA OF TRYING TO BRING ANOTHER YMCA TO THE CITY WITH THE HELP OF THE CITY OF PORT ARTHUR'S YMCA DIRECTOR COUNCILMEMBER SAM - LIKED FOR ALL OF THE CITIZENS IN THE AUDIENCE TO KNOW THAT COUNCIL APPRECIATES THEM COMING AND TAKING THE POSITIONS THAT THEY ARE TAKING, STATED THAT COUNCIL IS LISTENING, HE'S LISTENING AND WILL CONTINUE TO DUE WHAT THE COMMUNITY IS TRYING TO ACCOMPLISH AND WILL WORK WITH THEM AND ALWAYS HAS COUNCILMEMBER PATE - COMMENTED ON THE L.L. MELTON FAMILY LIFE CENTER AS WELL AS THE OLD YMCA DOWNTOWN, DISCUSSED HOW THE CITY ENDED UP WITH THE MELTON FACILITY, STATED THAT COUNCIL CARES AND IS GLAD THAT THE CITIZENS COME TO THE MEETING AND THAT THEY ARE LISTENING TO THEM, COUNCIL IS TRYING TO DO THE BEST JOB THEY CAN DO, ASKED THAT THE CITIZENS APPRECIATE THE FACT THAT COUNCIL DO WHAT THEY DO BECAUSE THEY LOVE THE CITY OF BEAUMONT, PRAYERS GO OUT TO THE HOUSTON POLICE OFFICERS THAT WERE SHOT ON YESTERDAY, GAVE CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILIES OF FORMER COUNTY JUDGE RON WALKER AND MRS. COOPER HAWTHORN COUNCILMEMBER SAMUEL - COMMENTED ON THE MANNER IN WHICH THE COUNCIL RECEIVES THEIR PACKETS FOR THE MEETINGS, STATED THAT THEY HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO GO OVER THEIR MATERIAL FOR SEVERAL DAYS AND IF THEY HAVE QUESTIONS THEY CAN CONTACT THE CITY MANAGER BEFORE THE MEETING TAKES PLACE, THANKED EVERYONE FOR BEING AT THE MEETING, THIS IS THE WAY IT SHOULD BE EVERY WEEK, NOT JUST TODAY WHEN SOMETHING IS HAPPENING, BUT COME TOGETHER AS A COMMUNITY EVERY WEEK, IF YOU WANT TO KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON AT CITY HALL THEN CITIZENS SHOULD BE HERE, Minutes — January 29, 2019 STATED THAT HE LOVES WHAT HE DOES, HE ONLY WANTS TO MAKE THIS A BETTER PLACE FOR EVERYONE TO LIVE, WORK AND PLAY, COUNCIL REPRESENTS ALL CITIZENS AND SHOULD MAKE DECISIONS ON WHAT'S BEST FOR ALL CITIZENS, STATED THAT HE'S GOING TO STAND ON THE RIGHT THING AND WHAT'S IN THE BEST INTEREST FOR EVERYONE, MADE COMMENTS REGARDING THE L.L. MELTON YMCA, ALSO STATED THAT IF CITIZENS WANT TO SEE BEAUMONT GET BETTER THEN THEY HAVE TO PARTICIPATE AND NOT JUST COME TO COUNCIL ONCE A YEAR MAYOR PRO TEM MOUTON - THANKED EVERYONE FOR COMING ,OUT ON TODAY, STATED THAT SHE GREW UP AT THE L.L. MELTON YMCA, SHE SWAM, WENT TO DANCES, IT'S PART OF HER LIFE, SHE WAS ASKED BY CITIZENS WHEN SHE RAN FOR OFFICE IN 2015 TO GET THE L.L. MELTON BACK, STATED THAT SHE TOLD THEM THAT SHE WOULD DO EVERYTHING IN HER POWER THAT WAS REASONABLE, INFORMED THOSE IN THE AUDIENCE THAT SHE WAS ON THE CONFERENCE CALL FOR THE MEETING ON YESTERDAY, THINKS THAT THEY WILL COME UP WITH SOMETHING THAT IS REASONABLE AND FAIR, THE FACILITY ALREADY HAS A TENANT AND IN NO WAY IS THE COUNCIL TRYING TO INTERFERE WITH WHAT SHE'S DOING AT THIS TIME, STATED THAT THERE IS NOTHING IN THE COMMUNITY FOR THE CHILDREN TO DO CITY ATTORNEY COOPER - NONE CITY MANAGER HAYES' - THANKED PASTOR COOPER, PASTOR ADOLPH ALONG WITH THE OTHER PASTORS THAT ATTENDED THE MEETING WITH HIM THE MAYOR, MAYOR PRO TEM AND CITY ATTORNEY, DIDN'T WANT THE CITIZENS TO LEAVE THE MEETING FRUSTRATED, STATED THAT THE COUNCIL WANTS THE MELTON FACILITY TO BE OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AT CERTAIN HOURS, THAT'S WHAT THEY ARE TRYING TO ACHIEVE, COUNCIL WILL HAVE AN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON NEXT TUESDAY TO DISCUSS THE FACILITY, THE MAYOR AND THE MAYOR PRO TEM HAVE A PLAN AND IT'S A GOOD PLAN, IT WILL TAKE SOME TIME, WANTED EVERYONE TO KNOW THEY ARE LISTENING MAYOR AMES - THANKED MAYOR PRO TEM MOUTON FOR BEING AVAILABLE FOR THE MEETING REGARDING THE L.L. MELTON ON SUCH SHORT NOTICE,, THANKED ALL OF THE PASTORS THAT WERE IN ATTENDANCE, THANKED ALL OF THE CITIZENS THAT ARE IN ATTENDANCE AT THE MEETING ON TODAY, STATED THAT IT'S A LITTLE DISHEARTENING THAT AS COUNCILMEMBERS THEY WORK REALLY HARD TO MAKE THE BEST DECISIONS THAT THEY CAN FOR THE CITIZENS AND THE CITY AND TO HAVE CITIZENS COME TO THE MEETING AND YELL AT THEM FOR NOT DOING THEIR JOBS, A LOT MORE CAN BE ACHIEVED IF EVERYONE CAN Minutes'— January 29, 2019 WORK TOGETHER, COUNCIL WILL DO THEIR VERY BEST TO RESOLVE THE L.L. MELTON ISSUE Open session of meeting recessed at 3:26 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION Consider matters related to contemplated or pending litigation in accordance with Section 551.071 of the Government Code: James Matthews vs. City of Beaumont, Texas; Cause No. A-192,887 AT&T Texas Thgre beipg no aption taken in Executive Session, Council adjourned. I y Ami!, M or T -Ma Broussa , bty Clerk LU Minutes — January 29, 2019