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

Monday, July 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††††† Jayo Washington

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

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

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

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

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


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

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


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


2.1†††††† Citizenís Comments


Patrick Stanton, 128 Shady Lawn: Reminded Council that the Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee was sponsoring a free fishing class at Shell Beach on Wednesday.


Hugh Wallace, 906 N Country Club: Raised concerns about drainage tall weeds in the ditches causing visibility problems for traffic. Also noted that the power company removed some trees and left stumps at Country Club and Forest.


Tom Coleman, 207 Shoreacres Blvd: Told Council that his trash had not been picked up before the meeting and that it is miss on Mondays sometimes.


Stan Krauhs, 1103 Shoreacres Blvd: Asked about mosquito control efforts.


3.1†††††† Regular Council Meeting: June 12, 2006


††††††††††† Alderwoman Ellis noted a typographical error.


††††††††††† Alderman Gomer moved to approve. 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 there would be a La Port School groundbreaking program on Monday, July 17th at 5:30pm for the new school on East Avenue.


Alderwoman Ellis: Reported that she attended a CLEMC meeting.


Alderwoman Lochner: No report.


Alderman Victor: No report.


Mayor Washington: Reported that he attended a Board of Adjustment meeting.


4.2.1        City Administratorís Report


City Administrator: Reported on the status of the cityís agreement with the Port of Houston Authority for police services; mosquito control efforts; Officer returning to SPD; effect of rain on water meter reading; status of kayak launch construction at Heron Park; status of paint selection for City Hall; and, status of donated park bench for Bayou Forest Park.


[ Budget vs. Actual report attached ]


4.2.2††† Police Department Report


††††††††††† To be provided to Council in writing.


††††††††††† [ NONE ]


6.0†††††† NEW BUSINESS

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


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


††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

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

††††††††††† 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)


††††††††††† Administrator Stall provided a statement showing funds expended to date and explained the need for additional funds.


††††††††††† Alderwoman Ellis moved to authorize an additional $10,000.00 of trust funds to be made for expenditure with the approval of the Mayor. Alderman Gomer seconded.


††††††††††† The vote was as follows:

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

††††††††††† NAYS: None.


6.3†††††† Discussion and action to schedule Special Meeting for the purpose of Budget Workshops. (Washington)


††††††††††† Mayor Washington announced that he was calling budget workshop meetings for Monday, August 7 and Monday August 21.


††††††††††† There was no discussion or Council action taken.


There being no further business, Mayor Washington declared the meeting adjourned at 7:39pm.

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




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







David K. Stall, City Administrator / City Secretary