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

Monday, November 26, 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

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Alderwoman††††† Dolly Arons

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Alderman††††† Richard Adams

 

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

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Absent:††††† Alderman Gerry Victor

1.0†††††† CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL:

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Jayo Washington at 7:05 p.m.

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

2.1†††††† Citizenís Comments

 

Patrick Stanton, 128 Shadylawn: Reported that his trash pick-up was missed on Thursday and that he had called Allied Waste who told him that they were running late and would pick-up on Friday; that his trash was not picked up on Friday and that he believes that Allied Waste should reimburse the City for having missed his and his seven neighborís trash. He reported on attending the CAC meeting where the topic was long-term transportation projects; and, progress toward the Houston Happy Hikers event in Shoreacres on February 16, 2008.

 

Anita Willis, 1009 Forest: Reported to Council that her trash had not been picked-up tonight; and, reported on port noise including piling driving next to tanks shoring.

 


3.0†††††† APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

3.1†††††† Regular Council Meeting: October 8, 2007

 

††††††††††† Alderman Adams moved to approve the city council meeting minutes for October 8, 2007. Alderwoman Arons seconded.

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

††††††††††† AYES: Revak, Gomer, Arons, Adams.

††††††††††† NAYS: None.

 

3.2†††††† Regular Council Meeting: October 22, 2007

 

††††††††††† Mayor pro tem Revak moved to approve the city council meeting minutes for October 22, 2007. Alderman Gomer seconded.

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

††††††††††† AYES: Revak, Gomer, Arons, Adams.

††††††††††† NAYS: None.

 

3.3              Regular Council Meeting: November 12, 2007

 

††††††††††† Alderwoman Arons moved to approve the city council meeting minutes for November 12, 2007. Alderman Gomer seconded.

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

††††††††††† AYES: Revak, Gomer, Arons, Adams.

††††††††††† NAYS: None.

4.0†††††† REPORTS

4.1†††††† Council Reports

 

Revak:† No report.

 

Gomer: Reported that he attended the Harris County Mayors and Councilmenís Association meeting on November 15 and that there was a good program presented by County Judge Emmitt; and, that Judge Emmitt plans to hold town hall meetings with 31 cities to coordinate countywide efforts on transportation, health, and other topics.

 

Arons: Reported on air toxic submissions and pending December meeting.

 

Adams: Reported on attending a coffee symposium.

 

Washington: Reported on attending the coffee symposium; meeting with the Port of Houston Authority sound mitigation firm from Atlanta who explained the details of the project.

 


4.2†††††† Staff Reports

 

4.2.1††† City Administratorís Report

 

David Stall: Reported that the Public Works Department now had portable radios; a shed roof in the Public Works yard has been painted but will require replacement next year; that the transmission on the CVE police vehicle is being replaced; that the Rolex Womenís Keelboat Championship has generated positive press for the City; and, explained the administrative policy dealing with temporary signs such as lost dog signs.

5.0†††††† BUSINESS

5.1†††††† Consideration and approval of invoices.

 

††††††††††† Alderman Gomer moved approve the payment of invoices as presented. Alderman Adams seconded.

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

††††††††††† AYES: Revak, Gomer, Arons, Adams.

††††††††††† NAYS: None.

 

5.2†††††† Consideration and action to cast a vote for the Small Cities Representative to the Harris County Appraisal District Board. (Washington)

 

††††††††††† Alderwoman Arons moved to discuss. Alderman Gomer seconded.

 

††††††††††† Mayor pro tem Revak moved to table. Alderman Gomer seconded.

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

††††††††††† AYES: Revak, Gomer, Arons, Adams.

††††††††††† NAYS: None.

 

5.3†††††† Consideration and action to cancel the December 25 [24], 2006 [2007] City Council Meeting. (Washington)

 

††††††††††† Alderman Gomer moved cancel the regular December 24, 2007 City Council meeting. Alderman Adams seconded.

 

††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

††††††††††† AYES: Revak, Gomer, Arons, Adams.

††††††††††† NAYS: None.


6.0†††††† ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, Mayor Washington declared the meeting adjourned at 7:48 p.m.

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

 

 

 

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

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

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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David K. Stall, City Administrator / City Secretary