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Minutes 01.19.1970 CC-S129 January 19, 1970 The City Council met on the above date in called session with Mayor Jay 1L. Sloan presiding. The meeting was called for the purpose of discussing the sale of Bonds and flro Industrial electric rates. The following councilmen and officals were present; Wm. It. Eanes, Harry Gold, Hubert Brock, Doyle Lyda, A. F. Davis, City Manager Leo Wood, Agst. City Manager,Claud Eads, Electric Department Supt. Claudie Mayo, City Engineer W. H. Mullins, Bob heading, Mr. Porche, and Mr. Routt with Lane Star Gas Co., Curtis Adrian with First Southwest Co., Investment Bankers bf Dallas, Fred King, and Ed Neff, and Bill Buchanan. A Zoning Motion by Eanes and seconded by Gold that the following Zoning Ordinance change Ordinance be passed and approved. Motion carried by unanimous vote. (See Ordinance Book Page No. 176.) Critical City Manager Leo Wood presented to the Council the most critical Capital needed Capital Improvements for the City in the next 6 to 9 months. .Improvements fie gave the Council a breakdown of approximately $400,000.00 of immed- iate work which should be constructed before summer. This included water, sewer, and electric improvements. This figure was discussed by the Council and it was seen that this would leave a balance of $460,000.00 for less critical and other needed improvements. Cz Mr. Curtis Mr. Curtis Adrian explained to the Council the present day bond 0 Adrian market. fie also stated that Georgetown was not a bond rated City and rz Bond that someone from the City Council should go to New York with him and Program prepare the City to be rated in order that we could sell our bonds at V a lower interest rate. Mr. Eanes made a motion and Mr. Gold seconded that Mr. Adrian start preparing for a bond sale of some $400,000.00) and that someone from the Council go with Mr. Adrian to New York and get the City listed with a bond rating service. All were in favor. Sewer Mr. Bill Mullins was instructed by the Council to start preparing Grant a 660 Grant application for the City in order to be elgible for federal Application assistance in our proposed sewer project. Mr. Mullins said he would .meet with the Water Quality Board and start the application. Electrical Mr. Bill Mullins also presented to the Council a new proposed Rate Industrial Electric rate study made by his company. At present the City .Study has some 6 customers on our existing Industrial rate. On a motionya .by Brock and seconded by Gold the City would adopt the New Industrial Rate and all persons ox the old Industrial rate would remain and be called Large Commercial Accounts without a rate change. However, no one else can go on this old Industrial rate. All new customers must be classified asCommerical or New Industrir'al,. Also Mr. Mullins bill in the amount of $240.00 for preparing the4 s Ao be paid. All were in favor. LISTED BELOW IS THE NEW INDUSTRIAL HATE: Demand Charge: let 300 KW $1.40 Excess at 1.20 Energy Charge: let 10,000 KWH lOmills Next 40,000 KWH 8 Mille Excess at 7 mills All City Manager Wood presented to the 4ouncil a proposed all electric Electrical rate. The Council tabled it for present and asked that a further study Rate be made and presented at a later date. Andy City Manager Wood presented a proposal made by Mr. Andy Williams Williams to the Council. Mr. Williams had stated that he was planning a 120 Apartments unit apartment house on I.H. 35 and that sewer would have to be avail- able before he would build it. The Council agreed to run a sewer line across old Hwy. 81 and then under I,H. 35 at their expense. However, Mr. Williams would have to bear the cost of any additional sewer line from that point with no refund contract and he must go all electric service or the City would not participate. Mr. Williams was to let the City know his decision in the near future. 130 Lone Star Lone Star Gas officials again discussed the increase in natural Gas gas rates with the Council. On a motion by Gold and seconded by Brock the bouncil agreed to an increased rate for Commercial and residential sales of 16% of exisiting rates. Motion carried by unanimous vete. Lone Star Gas Company is to prepare an Ordinance and present it to the Council at a later date. There being no further business on a motion by Davis and seconded by Brock the meeting was adjourned. ATTISTi elaud Eads, City Secretary Jay C. Sloan, Mayor, City of Georgetown R 1 3.1 Cloud Motion by Davis and seconded by Gold that Estimate No.4 for Estimate #4 Cloud and Associates for work on the Georgetown Public Library in the amount of $14,963.40 be approved and paid. Motion carried by unanimous vote. All Motion by Davis and seconded by Gold that an all electric home rate Electric for the City of Georgetown.be approved. Motion carried by unanimous Home Rate vote. . Day Care RATE AS FOLLOWS: Center Minimum Bill $10.00 for first 500 KWH Next 1000 KWH 6 .01 Next 2000 KWH V .0085 All over 3500 KWH 0 .0095 In order to get this rate no other type fuel or energy may be installed on PROPERTY. Chamber of Motion by Eanes and seconded by Gold that monthjy dues of $25.00 Commerce be increased to $35.00 per month for the Chamber of Commerce to be Dues effective March 1, 1970. Motion carried by unanimous vote. Fire Mayor Pro -Tem Brock appointed Curtis Anderson as Fire Marshall to Marshal' replace Leonard McLaughlin who resigned, at a salary of $25.00 per month. Motion by Gold and seconded by Davis that appointment be approved. Motion carried by unanimous vote. Mayor Pro -Tem Brock stated that there would be a called council meeting on February 23, 1970. There being no further business on motion by Davis and seconded by Gold the meeting was adjourned. ATTEST: Claud lads FEBRUARY 23, 1970 Jay C. Sloan, Mayor The City Council met in called session on the above date. Mayor Jay C. Sloan presiding. The following Councilmen and officals were present Wm. R. Eanes, Harry Gold, Hubert Brock, Doyle Lyda, A. F. Davis, Leo Wood - City Manager, Claud Eads, Asst. City Manager, R. S. Elliott, Fred Muhl, Bill Buchanan, Bill Sterling, Fred Bing, and Bob Coffee. Lone Star Motion by Gold and seconded by Eanes that the Ordinance in - Gas creasing Lone Star Gas rates be passed on its second reading. Ordinance was read by caption. Votes as follows: AYES: Eanes, Gold, Brock, Lyda, Davis, NOES: None. (See Ordinance Book No. 2 - Page 183). Police Car Motion by Gold and seconded by Lyda that the City Manager advertise Bids for bids on now police car to be opened April 13, 1970. Motion carried by unanimous vote. Day Care Mr. R. S. Elliott, Bob Coffee, and Fred Muhl were present to dis- Center cuss the proposed Day Care Center. The Council agreed that the City would be obligated to spend the $15,000.00 dollars voted on ih�the recent bond election and the City would also furnish City owned land for sight construction. Application for a government grant is to be completed by Coffee and R. S. Elliott's office, with the City being free of any fees until approved. Mr. Schmidt A letter form L.C.R.A.'a chief engineer Schmidt was read to the with Council pertaining to modifications at the L.C.R.A.'a sub -station L.C.R.A. for two points of high voltage electrical power to comply with recent bond election. Mayor Sloan, Manager Wood, Councilmen Brock, Davis, and Gold are to $ravel to Austin and meet with Mr. Schmidt on the above matter. Home Rule Motion by Banes and seconded by Gold that we adopt Home Rule Charter Charter Ordinance. (see Ordinance Book No. 2 - Page 194. Mayor Sloan appointed the following to hold the election for the City and the Home Rule Charter: Mrs. R. D. Biggs as Judge and Mrs. J. H. Montgomery as alternate Judge, Mrs. Tom McAferty and Mrs. N. R. Landry as clerks. The election will be April 4, 1970, at the City Fire Station.