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HomeMy WebLinkAboutMIN 06.09.1952 CC-R81 Georgetown, Texas, June 9, 1952. The City Council met'in regular monthly session on the above date, Mayor J. T.Atkin presiding, the following were present: Aldermen 1. K. Frederickson, Fred C. Smith, A. C.Woodfin and Kennie Wilcox Jr., Alderman -elect J. :'.. Compton; City N`amger Lee C. Black; City Attorney W. H. Nunn; Health Officer Dr. J. Frank Clark; Chief of Police A. P. Pickle; and Assistant City Y.anager James W. Harrison. On Motion of Alderman Frederickson, seconded by Alderman 17-oodfin the minutes of the previous session were approved. The Report of Manager Lee C. Black, including the reports of the treasurer, assessor -collector, and police chief were read showing accounts to be approved and paid in the amount of 1298.13. On Motion of Alderman Frederickson, seconded by Alderman Woodfin, the reports were ordered filed and the accounts paid. Payor J. T. Atkin appointed Alderman Woodfin and 7red C. Smith to canvass the returns of the special election held to elect an alderman to fill the present vacancy caused by the resignation of Alderman J. T. Atkin. Their report is as follows: "To the %:ayor: We, the undersigned, as a committee, appointed to canvass the special election for alderman, unexpired term held on June 3rd, 1952, report this finding: J. H. Compton received 88 votes with not other votes cast. We find the count and poll lists regular, and that J. H. Compton was duly elected. Signed: A. C. Woodfin Fred C. Smith." Accordingly, Mayor J. T. Atkin proclaiied J. H. Compton to be elected Alderman and administered the oath of office to Alderman J. H. Compton. Mr. Emmett Shelton, Jr., appeared and asked the use of the Airport by the Terrapin Club of Austin for car testing one afternoon per month. This was taken under advisement and referred to the Airport Committee for their recommendation. It was recommended by City Manager Lee C.Black that the city pay 422,30#00 per year, payable monthly, to the Williamson County Health Unit. L'otion was made by Alderman Smith, seconded by Alderman Rileox, that this recommendation be approved, carried. Council discussed conce´┐Ż;sion rights in park. This was referred to the Park and Airport Committee for their action. Alderman Fred-rickson presented an ordinance entitled "Ordinance Zoning Traffic, Regulating Speeding and Providing for Penalties for Violation of same" and moved that it be read. Seconded by Alderman Wilcox, and was passed by the following vote: Ayes, Smith, Wilcox, Frederickson, Compton, Noes None - Alderman Woodfin Absent. The Ordinance was read in full: On Motion of Alderman Frederickson, the ordinance was passed to its second reading, the following being the v ots: Ayes, Smith, Wilcox, Frederickson, Compton; Noes, None - Alderman Vvoodfin Absent. Ordinance was read in full. The said ordinance containing an emergency clause, Alderman Smith made a motion that the usual rules for passing ordinances be suspended, that the ordinance hereafter be read by caption, and passed to its third reading. The motion 82 was seconded by Alderman Frederickson, and was passed by the following votes: Ayes, Smith, Wilcox, Frederickson, Compton, Noes None - Alderman Woodfin Absent. On motion of Alderman Smith and seconded by Alderman Wilcox, said ordinance was passed finally, the following being the vote.- Ayes, ote:Ayes, Smith, Wilcox, Frederickson, Compton, Noes None - Alderman Woodfin absent. Letter on threatened lawsuit read by City :tanager Lee C.Black, Case was discussed. Committee of Alderman Compton and Smith app- ointed with City Attorney Nunn to study this and make a rec- ommendation to the council. There occuring no further business the Council Adjourned, Attest:` Asst. ;Acting as Seoretary, Texas, in the absence V Mayor, C f e getown, Texas. v City Ma roger, City of Georgetown, of 11. L. Cates.