The City Council of the City of Shoreacres, Texas met in Regular Session on

Monday, April 10, 2006 at 7:00 p.m.
in the City Council Chambers of City Hall, 601 Shoreacres Blvd.,

Shoreacres, Texas, with the following present constituting a quorum:

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mayor††††† Nancy R. Edmonson

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mayor pro tem††††† Jayo Washington

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Alderman††††† Joe Gomer

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Alderman††††† Vickie Ellis

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Alderman††††† Sandi Lochner

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Alderman††††† Tom Revak

††††††††††††† City Administrator / City Secretary††††† David K. Stall

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† And the following absent:†††††

 

1.0†††††† CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL:

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Edmonson at 7:00pm.

2.0†††††† PUBLIC HEARINGS, SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS & COMMENTS

2.1†††††† Citizenís Comments

 

††††††††††† [ None ]

3.0†††††† APPROVAL OF MINUTES

3.1††††††

4.0†††††† REPORTS

4.1       Council Reports

†††††††††††

Mayor pro tem Washington: No report.

 

Alderman Gomer: Commented on the possibility that SETH may have funds available for the demolition of condemned buildings.

 

Alderwoman Ellis: Reported on attendance at the Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corp board meeting.

 

Alderwoman Lochner: Reported on the SEACAP questionnaire.

 

Alderwoman Revak: No report.

 

Mayor Edmonson: No report.

 

4.2.1        City Administratorís Report

 

City Administrator: Reported on staff illnesses; revenue; attendance at HGAC meeting; repair status of liftstation #3; water faucets to be installed at Circle Park; changes in utility bill form; plan for 2006 hurricane season vehicle passes; notice of Board of Adjustment meeting on April 12; and, staff participation in AVR (utility software) training and additional benefits.

 

[ Budget vs. Actual report attached ]

 

4.2.2        Police Department Report

 

Written Police Department report.

 

[ Attached ]

5.0†††††† UNFINISHED BUSINESS

††††††††††† [ NONE ]

6.0†††††† NEW BUSINESS

6.1†††††† Consideration and approval of invoices. (Stall)

 

††††††††††† Mayor pro tem Washington moved to approve. Alderwoman Gomer seconded.

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

††††††††††† AYES: Washington, Gomer, Ellis, Lochner, Revak.

††††††††††† NAYS: None.

 

6.2†††††† Consideration and approval authorizing the Mayor to approve expenditures from the Bayou Country Housing Trust Funds for use in reconstruction of housing located at 603 Shadylawn. (Stall)

 

††††††††††† Mayor pro tem Washington moved to consider. Alderman Gomer seconded.

 

††††††††††† Council discussed the amount of available funds, the status of the work, the amount of funds immediately required, and the approval process. City Administrator Stall advised that the City should pay vendors directly and avoid reimbursements.

 

††††††††††† Alderman Revak moved to authorize the Mayor to expend up to $10,000.00 from the Bayou Country Housing Trust Funds for use in reconstruction of the house at 603 Shadylawn. Alderwoman Ellis seconded.

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

††††††††††† AYES: Washington, Gomer, Ellis, Lochner, Revak.

††††††††††† NAYS: None.

 

6.3†††††† Consideration and approval of an expenditure of $1,600.00 for inspection of water storage tanks. (Stall)

 

††††††††††† Alderman Revak moved to discuss. Mayor pro tem Washington seconded.

 

††††††††††† City Administrator Stall described the scope of work and answered questions from Councilmembers.

 

††††††††††† Alderwoman Ellis moved to authorize the expenditure of $1,600.00 for inspection of water storage tanks. Alderman Gomer seconded the motion.

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

††††††††††† AYES: Washington, Gomer, Ellis, Lochner, Revak.

††††††††††† NAYS: None.

 

6.4†††††† Consideration and approval of an expenditure of $2,733.15 for replacement of disconnects and control panel at Wastewater Liftstation #1. (Stall)

 

††††††††††† Mayor pro tem Washington moved to consider. Alderman Revak seconded.

 

††††††††††† City Administrator Stall described the scope of work and answered questions from Councilmembers related to the necessity of such work.

 

††††††††††† Alderman Gomer moved to authorize the expenditure of $2,733.15 for replacement of electrical disconnects and motor control panel at Wastewater Liftstation #1. Alderman Revak seconded the motion.

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

††††††††††† AYES: Washington, Gomer, Ellis, Lochner, Revak.

††††††††††† NAYS: None.

 

6.5†††††† Consideration and approval of an expenditure of $5,000 for spot repair of asphalt streets. (Stall)

 

††††††††††† Mayor pro tem Washington moved to consider. Alderwoman Ellis seconded.

 

††††††††††† City Administrator Stall described the scope of work and answered questions from Councilmembers.

 

††††††††††† Mayor pro tem Washington moved to authorize the city administrator to expend up to $5,0000.00 for spot repair of asphalt streets. Alderman Revak seconded the motion.

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

††††††††††† AYES: Washington, Gomer, Ellis, Lochner, Revak.

††††††††††† NAYS: None.


7.0†††††† ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, Mayor Edmonson declared the meeting adjourned at 8:08pm.

PASSED AND APPROVED THIS †_____† DAY OF ______________________ †††† 2006.

 

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ________________________________

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Nancy R. Edmonson, Mayor

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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David K. Stall, City Administrator / City Secretary