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

Monday, January 8, 2007 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

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

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

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

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

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

 

††††††††††††† City Administrator / City Secretary††††† David Stall

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† And the following absent:††††† None

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

1.0†††††† CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL:

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Jayo Washington at 7:02pm.

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

2.1†††††† Citizenís Comments

 

Kathy Bradley, 501 N Sara Deel: Addressed council about the Bay Area Fitness Challenge, October 26, 27 & 28. An organizational meeting is being planned for February 28th.

 

Anita Willis, 1009 Forest: Addressed council about an incident with a solicitor at her home. Recommends to council that four No Solicitor signs be erected at the entrance points to the city.

 

Sandi Lochner, 3512 Bayou Forest: Addressed council requesting a lower speed limit on Bayou Forest. Also inquired about the possibility of the homeowners association placing no trespassing signs around their pond.

 

3.0†††††† APPROVAL OF MINUTES

3.1†††††† Regular Council Meeting: December 11, 2006

 

††††††††††† No Action.


4.0†††††† REPORTS

4.1       Council Reports

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Mayor pro tem Revak: No report.

 

Alderman Gomer: Inquired about the net on the tennis court and reported that the bolts were loose on the basketball backboard.

 

Alderman Ellis: No report.

 

Alderwoman Lochner: No report. ††

 

Alderman Victor: Reported that the pond water in Heron Park was dead as the result of runoff from the house construction on Shoreacres Blvd. He reported that it has been requested that the drain pipe under Bayou be cleaned-out to improve circulation between Taylor Bayou and the pond.

 

Mayor Washington: †Reported that his house had been burglarized at night while he and his family were in the house. He implored that residents keep their doors locked.

 

4.2              Staff Reports

 

4.2.1††† City Administrator David Stall reported that the City has been operating with a skeleton crew in Public Works and the city office with both Humberto Vela and Brenda Kent out. An updated FEMA flood map was presented indicating changes in the cityís zones and increased base flood elevations on the east end of the city. The new flood map is expected to become effective in June of 2007. He also reported that the Police Department has purchased a Taser and will be training officers in itís use.

 

5.0†††††† NEW BUSINESS

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

 

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

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

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

††††††††††† NAYS: None.

 

5.2†††††† Consideration and action to approve a Resolution amending the City of Shoreacres list of authorized TexPool representatives. (Washington)

 

††††††††††† Alderman Gomer moved to approve the Resolution. Alderwoman seconded.

 


††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

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

††††††††††† NAYS: None.

 

5.3†††††† Consideration and action to designate, by Ordinance, the official City newspaper. (Washington)

 

††††††††††† Mayor pro tem Revak moved to approve the Ordinance. Alderwoman Lochner seconded.

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

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

††††††††††† NAYS: None.

 

5.4†††††† Consideration and action to approve the expenditure of budgeted funds for the purchase of wastewater controls for lift station #1. (Stall)

 

††††††††††† Mayor pro tem Revak moved to discuss. Alderwoman Ellis seconded.

 

††††††††††† Alderwoman Lochner moved to approve the expenditure. Alderwoman Ellis seconded.

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

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

††††††††††† NAYS: None.

6.0†††††† ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, Mayor Washington declared the meeting adjourned at 8:05pm.

PASSED AND APPROVED THIS †_____† DAY OF ______________________ †††† 2007.

 

 

 

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

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

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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David K. Stall, City Administrator / City Secretary