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HomeMy Public PortalAboutCity Council Minutes 06-04-1971 xegular i^.eeting of the City Council June 1971 Call to Urc:er meeting was called to order by ~~~ayor Pro-Tem L. R. Klein at E-30pm. present were Councilmen Launius, Gillard, Howerton, Blackmon and City ratty. I~icEntire. St:i~ P:_ING"S L~I`7LSC~P~ i~r. Paul Gilley, represented the group that felt T•.ing's Lancsca~3e business was in violation of the City ordinances. T~ir. Gilley said his group did not have any r.~:ore to say, just wanted to know if the Council VTas getting h•~r. T~_ing's to coriply with the ordiAa~tc~,~r. Klein said the City was in receipt of a letter from T~iings stating that everything k*ould be cleared and clean by r,ugust the 31st. and that the Council felt this was what the requirements were. Councilryen Gillard and Launius both said that T~•!r. i•_ings was going to quite an expense to clear the place as he was doing, same of his trees and shrubs could not be moved now as he would be in danger of loosing then: and the Council felt that he Should not be realuired to do so yet. Fire Chief Pierce said that he was there at 4:30 this afternoon and all the buckets ~ti*ere being moved, that there were four r.~:er. working cleaning up. The City Council informed i•lr. Gilley that all was being done that ~ti~as possible and that this complied with our ordinance. r~.sa Short - YOUTH ::~.PLUYi,.EI~?T PROGRr:P~i T~.r. Short presented the Youth En~plq~rr~.ent prograr~: proclar~ ation for the ~:ayor Pro-Ten: to sign. The Council had approved the proclamation . at a prior meeting. T~r. Short said he would like to say a few words in regard to T:r. I•.ings He said Sam Dings was one of the most civic rr;inded n:en that he had ever known, that he served an various committees for the Char,:ber of Co~~~merce, Lion's Club and other civic organizations. He also stated that he was working about 30 yout~~ from the Richland area this sumr,:er. T~~r. Short said :~ialtorr, City, North F<ichland Hills, and P~ineral 4~ells had invited ~r:r. •~ing's to cr~ove his business to their Cities. C~.'V'V~~SS VOTES CJF Tli. CITYt3GNL)rLECTION I~.otion n.ade by Biackn;on, second by Howerton, to approve the City Bond election votes as canvassed, Unanimously approved, as follct,~s: Proposition No. 1 issuance of $150,000 waterworks system: revenue bonds For 94 against 29 Proposition No. 2 issuance of $700,000 sewer system revenue bonds For 97 against 2E Hire outh Aonth Proclamation motion made by Gillard, second by Launius to a~~prove proclamation as read, Unanimously approved. RECUP~I~E_ND~:TIUNS_FROP~ ~Lr-.~'~r~IT3G r.NI'i BONING 13Ur~2U •ayor Pro-Tem klein read the recommendation frog, the zoning Eoard that Lots 3 and 4 Block 3 '~~`illm~an 1.dd. and Tract 8F, 8C, 8.1 and 8~: of the W. 6,`. ~~allce Survey be rezoned Con~rlercial mist. G as applied for with buffer fence at back of property to set crate Corrr.ercial fror.~ Residential. --t-- The council was presented with a petition againt the zoning signed by about 17 people front the area. The council was informed that of these 17, two residences had been sold. since the petition was singed. airs. H en~gy, king, Cvertonr ;ebb spoke against the zoning, the Taylors, Huff and ~:dams spoke for the rezoning. ~a City .~~tty. r~ic ntire informed the Council that with as many nar:!es cn the petition that it would take 3/~ vote of the: Council to pass the re- comrr,endation of the Board. " Discussion was held between the Council and the peo~ale present regarding ~ the widening of Glenview Dr.. some of the people had talked with the ~ state -iwy, Dept and alto to North Richland Hills, to the Chamber HVty. ~ Conunission and it seems that Glenview will be widener and that ~ probably 21ft. would cor,~e off of the North side of the road, if this ~ hapr~ened it would put the street right at those residen~g front door. It was understood that North Richland Gills har a tirr.e table for the ~ :,roject, that tszhen they get to the Grapevine Hk*y they will skip the r°~' Richland Hills block, then keep on Going with the widening :project, with ~ all to be comcleted by the end of 1972. ~ P~.otion made by Hov.erton, second by Launius, to table rEZOr~ing until futher consideration, keeping in mind that we should take imr..ediate action if Glenview is tis:idened, and revie~,~ recorr~~endation fron. the Planning and voning Board at that time, also there should be a specific proposition made as to what the land should be used for. Unanimously approved. i~~ayor Pro-T em Klein read recommendation fron the voning Loard that the City Council reject the zoning of lots 5, 6, 7, B, ~ and 10 of Bl};.. 53 Richland Park, and 2L Trimble Survey from residential to Dist. O apartments. There had been a ;petition ::?resented ~srior to the public hearing with 7~ nar:es, so the Council could see no alternative but to uphold the Boarr recommendation. ,'•~otion by LauniQUS, second by Llackmon to approvE reconn.endation as made by the Board, Unarlim:ously approves. i_r. Car.::pbell ~~~ho i7ad recuested t~7e rezoning said 'ne could ;~rESent a site Ilan for the aria and would probably boils 235 houses. The Council later discusses the. fact that we so nees the aea deve.lor~ec and that even with houses :•:e would .probable still have the sane ~ traffic problem that the L~eople- in the area has ob,jectec' to t~ Pi-~CUPGSJ:J Gi~Dl~vr`:PvCE FROi': rl'F.~<<.:~ ~:;L~C;~~IC " City ratty. :~:cLr_tire presented a reviser orsina~ce suitable for " Richland Hills, but he did no feel that one was needed, am askes ~ the Ccuncil to review it before passing one. ~ r?rROV~L _FC~t 8'' ~.•ater line fro:: i3urge to Crites ~ Par. Baker asked for authorization for this line as he ~,~ould have ~ to purchase l.~ipe. City ~>tty. i~.cEntire said it might be .possible for thF: ~ City to obtain F?UD project money for a project such as this, also for ~ the water and sewer improver:~:ent bonds that had just been ;gassed. He ~ stated that we would need some approved engineering plans for the project. ~ ;Motion made by Howerton, second by Launious to have Freese and ?~',ichols work out such plar_s as needed, Unanimously ap~~roved. -3- Langevity rOiZ DEPT. Hl~:_LS Council requested that this be tabled, and placed cn the uudget for next years apx~raval. e:iY;i<iEN'i7T~~ENT ^1U THE.tLECTRIC~:,I, CGF1L ~;fter sor,:e discussion of the revision as presented by the electrical inspector, ~4Yriyne Gully) , he was asked to revise it to some decree and to Present it at the next council meeting. r.r. Phiilig Davis .resented the Council with a tetition requesting that Vivian Lane be made a dead end street. The City ~.tty. is to review this petition and advise the Council as to the ~~ossibility that this right create a fire hazard and also create a traffic oroblem. T_otion to adjourn at 9:20, Unanimously approved. spectfully subrs~,itted, Lucy '~vr City ecretary tit e t : L. R. Klein Jr. i~.ayor Pro-Ten;