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HomeMy WebLinkAboutMIN 12.09.1940Georgetown, Texas December•?•19th, 194dD The City Council met in regular session on the above date with m Mayor Y, F. Smith presiding , the following aldermen and off ficers being present: Aldermen, F. E. Buchholz, J. R. Chastain, and. S. E. Wilcox, Officers, Albert Ma.y, marshal; C. S. Sanders assessor and collector; W. H. TTunn, city attorney; V. L. Cates, secretary and Manager R. E. +'Pas d, of the utilities. Mihutes of tree previous meetings were approved as read by motion of S. E. Wilcox. All accounts were approved on motion of Alderman J. R. Chastain, Mr. Harvey 0. Payne, of the organization of the National Youth Ad- ministration, being present was called upon by the Mayor to outline steps to be taken in the furtherance of Jdm an NYA project which was recently presented to the NYA to provide the construction of a build- ing to house an NYA woodwork and metal shop, such project to be co- sponsored by the City of Georgetown. After discussion of the matter as presented by 11r. Payne, IL motion was made by Alderman J. R. Chastain that in the event the National Mouth Administration, at a future date, found it no longer has use for the building, that the United States Government may retain title to the building and utilize same as it may desire, and also,that in the event the National Youth Administration, at a future date no longer has use for the building that the United States Government may reserve the right to demolish the building and use the materials therefrom as it sees fit. The motion was seconded by Alderman S. E. Wilcox, and was passed unanimously. Manager of Utilities R. E. 'lard read a letter to the Council from Mr. L. L. Hide/, stating that he desired that the city furnish water on hislace west of the city, outside the city limits, the said Mr. HWe]( proposing to pay for the piping used from the proper connecting point in the city to his property. Alderman J. R.TChas= ta;n• made the motion that the city furnish the said water to Mr. HiNelf for $3.00 minimum for the first 6000 gallons of water, and 25c per 1000 gallons of water used thereafter. The motion was seconded by Alderman S. E. Tilcnx, and was passed by the unanimous vote of the Council. Manager Ward of the city utilities proposed the following rate "' reductions on Commercial 21betrie rdtablamdtemaRrm6ter service to become effective in January 1941: No service char e; First 15 KW ® f -41.00 minimum Next 35 KW 0 V Next 150 KW a 5.5,& Next • 100 KT 0 4.4,d Next 200 KW @ 3.5,' Balance of bill 2,2pl per KT. Less 10% if paid by the 10th of the month. A notion was made -by Alderman S. E. `,Vilcox that the Council adopt' the foregoing reduction in electric rates. The motion was aeeonded by A3.derman F. E. 73urhholz, and it was carried by the unanimous vote oi' the Council. Alderman J. R. Chastain made a motion that Yr. R. E. Ward be - again re-employed as managfer p� the City Utilities for another year, at the same salary now being paid him for such services. Alderman F. E. Buchholz seconded the motion, and the motion passed the council by a unanimous vote. On motion of Alderman J. R. Chastain; Manager of Ut"ilities- R. �- Ward was authorized to purchase a trunk for the street department. On motion, of Alderman F. E. Buchholz, Chastaih, the Council authorized rllayor TheFirst National Bank of Georgetown.. There appearing nifurther business th Attest;ecretary, City of Georgetown, Texas City seconded by Alderman J. R. IT. F. ' Smith to borrow frost. Texas the sum of 040000.00. Georgetown P Texas rTayor