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

Monday, June 12, 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††††† Jayo Washington

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

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

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Alderman††††† Sandi Lochner (7:03pm)

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Alderman††††† Gerry Victor

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

 

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

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mayor pro tem††††† Tom Revak

1.0†††††† CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL:

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Washington at 7:01pm.

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

2.1†††††† Citizenís Comments

 

Tom Coleman, 207 Shoreacres Blvd: Mr. Coleman told council of the passing of his brother-in-law and longtime Shoreacres resident Eddie.

 

[ Alderwoman Lochner arrived, 7:03pm ]

 

Patrick Stanton, 128 Shadylawn: Commented on the passing of Eddie.

 

Diane Victor, 3346 Miramar: Presented a plan and model for a trellis cover over the observation deck at Heron Park and requested that it be placed on the next Council agenda for discussion. .

3.0†††††† APPROVAL OF MINUTES

3.1†††††† Regular Council Meeting: May 22, 2006

 

††††††††††† Alderwoman Ellis moved to consider. Alderman Gomer seconded.

 

††††††††††† No corrections were noted.

 

††††††††††† Alderman Gomer moved to approve as written. Alderwoman Ellis seconded

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

††††††††††† AYES: Gomer, Ellis, Lochner, Victor.

††††††††††† NAYS: None.

 

4.0†††††† REPORTS

4.1       Council Reports

†††††††††††

Alderman Gomer: Reported that he will be attending the SEACAP meeting. Also reported on the installation of cathodic protection of a pipeline running though the City.

 

Alderwoman Ellis: Reported that she attended a CLEMC meeting. She also reported the meeting time has been moved up from 7:30pm and that she is having difficulty getting there by the new 5pm starting time. She suggests that Council consider a back-up representative who can attend the Wednesday meetings. we can expect our EMS fees to rise next fiscal year.

 

Alderwoman Lochner: Reported that SEACAP has published an emergency contact list.

 

Alderman Victor: Reported that he attended a May 23rd CIAP meeting in Galveston to learn about available grant funds. Of the $60 million allocated to CIAP, $40 million will go towards grants and $20 million for counties.

 

Mayor Washington: Reported that he had attended a La Porte Chamber of Commerce function. He also reported on the continuation of work started by Mayor Edmonson to seek a GLO grant. The City of Shoreacres has submitted a nomination for a grant to address beach erosion.

 

4.2.1        City Administratorís Report

 

City Administrator: Reported on year-to-date revenue reaching 70%; tax collection at 100%; repair status of the backhoe; resignation of Police Officer Halik; completion of the installation of a waterline in the park (under the future tennis court); status of Baywood culverts; meeting with the City Engineer Jerry Gainer to review status of Heron Park projects; announced the start of the budge process; success of the Internet bulletin board; and, that water bills were mailed.

 

[ Budget vs. Actual report attached ]

 

5.0†††††† UNFINISHED BUSINESS

††††††††††† [ NONE ]

 

6.0†††††† NEW BUSINESS

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

 

††††††††††† Alderman Gomer moved to approve payment of invoices. Alderwoman Ellis seconded.

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

††††††††††† AYES: Gomer, Ellis, Lochner, Victor.

††††††††††† NAYS: None.

 

6.2†††††† Consideration and action to approve agreement between the City of Shoreacres and the Port of Houston Authority for police services at the Bayport facility. (Stall)

 

††††††††††† Alderwoman Ellis moved to approve the agreement. Alderman Gomer seconded.

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

††††††††††† AYES: Gomer, Ellis, Lochner, Victor.

††††††††††† NAYS: None.

 

††††††††††† Mayor Edmonson made a few remarks.

 

6.5†††††† Consideration and action to approve Police Department to enter into a inter-local agreement with Harris County to join the common trunking radio system for a police radio channel allocation. (Stall)

 

††††††††††† Chief French explained the necessity of having an agreement for the trunking radio system.

 

††††††††††† Alderman Gomer moved to approve the agreement. Alderwoman Ellis seconded.

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

††††††††††† AYES: Gomer, Ellis, Lochner, Victor.

††††††††††† NAYS: None.

 

6.5†††††† Consideration and action to approve plan and expenditure for exterior improvements to City Hall. (Stall)

 

††††††††††† Administrator Stall requested council to authorize the painting of City Hall and installation of functional and decorative shutter.

 

††††††††††† Alderman Gomer moved to authorize the painting and installation of shutter. Alderwoman Ellis seconded.

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

††††††††††† AYES: Gomer, Ellis, Lochner, Victor.

††††††††††† NAYS: None.

7.0†††††† ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, Mayor Washington declared the meeting adjourned at 8:12pm.

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

 

 

 

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

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jayo Washington, Mayor

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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David K. Stall, City Administrator / City Secretary