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Minutes for November 2, 2010

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING

CITY OF GATESVILLE

NOVEMBER 2, 2010

COUNCIL CHAMBER, 110 N. 8TH STREET

5:30 p.m.

 PRESENT: Mayor Byrom, Council Members Wasson, Woodlock, Chumley and Cain

ASBENT:  Council Members Inmon and Knox

OTHER PRESENT:  City Manager Roger Mumby, Asst. City Manager Luis Lobo, Larry Kennedy, City Secretary Kathy Karasek, Brenda Kiphen, Shauna Latham, Mary Ann Williams, Christina Coleman, Scott Coleman, Troy Latham, Grant Kinsey, Robert Powell, Lisa Daschofsky and Fred Daschofsky

 AN OPENING MEETING WAS HELD CONCERNING THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS:

1)  CALL TO ORDER AT 5:30 P.M., THIS 2nd  DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2010

2)  PROOF OF NOTICE AND POSTING OF COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

Mayor Byrom directed a question to City Secretary Karasek if the notice of the meeting as posted at the proper place and time pursuant to the Texas Opening Meeting Act (Tex. Rev. Civ. Stat. Ann. Art. 6252-17) Vernon’s Supp. 1990.  City Secretary Karasek assured Mayor Byrom that the notice was posted at the proper place and time. 

Posted: 
Day:  Friday
Date:  10/29/2010
Time: 10:00 a.m.
By:  Kathy Karasek

3)  APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM PREVIOUS MEETING

Motion by Chumley,  seconded by Woodlock, all voting “ Aye” to approve Resolution Number 2010-113

RESOLUTION NUMBER 2010-113   -  approve Minutes of October 12, 2010 Regular City Council Meeting.

4)   HEAR VISITORS:

Mayor Byrom expressed appreciation and presented plaques to Mary Ann Williams and Christina Coleman for their service to the City on the Board of Adjustments.

5)    CONSIDER APPROVAL OF BUDGET AMENDMENT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010 BUDGET
 
Assistant City Manager Lobo presented the budget amendment for Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Budget to the City Council.

Motion by Woodlock, seconded by Wasson, all voting “Aye” to approve Resolution Number 2010-114

RESOLUTION NUBMER 2010-114   -  approve the budget amendment for Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Budget.


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6)    CONSIDER SECOND READING OF ORDINANCE NUMBER 2010-10 REZONING 32 ACRES LOCATED AT 1802 SOUTH STREET, BEING  PART LOT 1, BLOCK 17 NEW ADDITION, GATESVILLE, FROM RESIDENTIAL SINGLE FAMILY ZONING DISTRICT TO BUSINESS COMMERCIAL ZONING DISTRICT

Shauna Latham stated no changes had been made to this ordinance since the first reading.

Motion by Cain, seconded by Woodlock, all voting “Aye” to approve Resolution Number 2010-115

RESOLUTION NUMBER 2010-115  - approve Ordinance Number 2010-10 on the second reading.

7)    CONSIDER SECOND READING OF ORDINANCE NUMBER 2010-11 REZONING 407 NORTH LUTTERLOH, BEING LOTS 3, 4, 6-18 IN  BLOCK  9 OF  LUTTTERLOH  ADDITION, GATESVILLE FROM THE BUSINESS COMMERCIAL AND THE 2-4 FAMILY ZONING DISTRICT TO THE INDUSTRIAL ZONING DISTRICT

Shauna Latham stated no changes had been made to this ordinance since this first reading.

Motion by Chumley, seconded by Wasson, all voting “Aye” to approve resolution Number 2010-116

RESOLUTION NUMBER 2010-116  -  approve Ordinance Number 2010-11 on the second reading.

8)    CONSIDER AWARDING PROPOSAL FOR MEDICAL COVERAGE FOR CITY EMPLOYEES FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2011

City Secretary Kathy Karasek stated medical bids were received from four providers.  A matrix comparing plans was presented to the Council as well as a matrix comparing premiums.  The staff recommended awarding the bid to Aetna and offer Options OAMC B 15 and OAMC B101.

Motion by Cain, seconded by Woodlock, all voting “Aye” to approve Resolution Number 2010-117

RESOLUTION NUMBER 2010-117  - award bid for medical coverage for City employees for calendar Year 2011 to Aetna and offer options OAMC B15 and  OAMC B101 both with the prescription plan.

9)    CONSIDER APPOINTING FIVE MEMBERS TO THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS PLACES 2, 3, 4, 6 AND 7

City Manager Mumby stated the staff has recommendations for each of these places on the Board of Adjustments.

Motion by Chumley, seconded by Woodlock, all voting “Aye” to approve Resolution Number 2010-118

RESOLUTION NUMBER 2010-118  -  appoint John Clawson, Ronnie Cole, Scott Lemon, Liz Shoaf, and Robert Powell to the Board of Adjustments Places 2, 3, 4, 6 and 7 respectively.

10)  CONSIDER HOLDING ONLY ONE CITY COUNCIL MEETING IN DECEMBER ON DECEMBER 14, 2010

Motion by Cain, seconded by Chumley, all voting “Aye” to approve Resolution Number 2010-119
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RESOLUTION NUBMER 2010-119  -  approve holding only one City Council Meeting in December on December 14, 2010.

11)  CITY MANAGER’S REPORT    

The expansion of the Leon Wastewater Treatment Plant is near completion.  We have added new requirements to take down two buildings, change the chlorine system and fix the storm water system.

The final work on the Leon Water Crossing project is complete.

The first house has been torn down for the HOME Grant.  The second one should be torn down this week or next week.  Two of the others have not been closed on yet but should be soon.  The owner of the fifth house has pulled out of the program.

The Brownfield Grant was submitted on time.  The grants will now be scored and funding decision will be announced in April.  The funding won’t occur until October 2012.

The lift station project bids were opened today and will be awarded at the next meeting.

Work has begun on Christmas in the Park.

The east end of Bridge Street to Spindletop should be paved this week or next.

It is up to the City Council to decide if they want to propose the expansion of the use of golf carts should be allowed.

We have job descriptions and performance plans for all full time city employees but not for the Municipal Judge and the City Attorney.  These two employees are hired by the City Council.  Job descriptions and performance plans are being developed and will be proposed to the City Council in November.  The proposal is to have the performance reviews conducted by the City Council, similar to the method followed for the City Manager.

Department reports were included in the Council Book but not presented during the meeting.

12 )  POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORT

13)   FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT

14)   UTILITY DEPARTMENT REPORT

15)  ADJOURN AT 6:00 P.M., THIS 2nd  DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2010

ATTEST:              APPROVED:

_____________________________   ____________________________
Kathy Karasek                   David K. Byrom
City Secretary                                    Mayor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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