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HomeMy Public PortalAboutCity Council Minutes 06-18-1971 ;regular ~>eeting of the City Council June lfl, 1571 Peeting was called to order by t-.ayor Pro-Tem iaein, :resent were Councilmen Blackr:on, Launius, Gillard, F~owerton, and City ~.ttorney, :'~c~ntire. in to =.1 darker I:ayor r~ro-Tern.raein y~resented 15 Yr. _~in to _1 marker. vision to electrical Coce Council fF~lt additional information ~•,~as needed fror.° Electrical Inspector, `~aayne: Gulley, before they could a??rove revision. ,•.otion made by Howertor., second by F3lackmon for City r.ttorney to get with 'i~aynE: Gulley and discuss further. Unanir,ously ap~~roved. retition fror-: residents on Vivian Lane ~~r. Philli:~ Davis t:~as present re~resentirg residents on Vivian Lane. petition had been Aaresente.d to Council at previous Ir~eeting. :petition asked for solY,e kind of se:~~aration for residen- tial t rot~erty from. Cor-~n~ercial Proz~erty on Vivian Lane. If division was r.:ade as ~~ra~osed, it ti~rould result in Vivian Lane Lecor inc a dead-end street. It was felt by Council P~'.embers that tho closing of Vivian Lane would create. a traffic ~~roble:n~, ?eo~~le ti:*ol.:le Probably turn around on curbs, t~~ould be dangerous situation and City t~ttorney said. dead-end streets are usually not a gaod idea. i:otion r:~de by Gillum, second by Hoy;~erton not to r..ake. anything there or close street, cannot get a loan on house on dead-end st~rieE:t. also because of fire anal y,ol.ice ~~rotectiar.. Unanirr,ously a;;~proveU. Discusses?ossi~lE aGC~itions"_to ~1.~nning __anc'. ::~onirq_ rsoarc e.cause it seer.~s tc ire hart to c_ et ~nouch =~eo~~;le to con f to :ublic Hearings, it t~;as dccide:c to adc additional rr:er:bers. City -:ttornEy sage estac t?-Iat trersoar. d shoulc have 7 or r..er,.bers rather than E or -ie also suc_cestec autor:~:atic dro, off if meetings missed so ;_~any tirr.c~s. notion r:ade by Gillard, second ~~y Launius to acrd 2 additional members, and if any r;,elr:Ler r:.isses ~ out of any 3 r.eetings that he be autorr:atically excused. Lnanin:ausly a1,~rovec. La.lla.s, rt. Forth _::Egional Transportation ~tucy City ~>ttorncy read cover shee to letter subn":itted fror.. Texas i-iight•ray De~~artr~ent. It ~;~as decides that co_~y of lettF.r k:.e sent to all Council ~:"Ena;ers and defer to next council r~.eEtinc_,. 2 s,~~ Rush Klein asked for .r. John Earnheart who was re.~resert- inc a group called Youth for Tomorrow. He was asking the City Council to permit son;e boys and girls from. our City to sell scat door to door in our cor~~munity on a temporary basis without having to purchase a vendors permit. Ne stated b0 of proceeds would ~fl go to the Lighthouse for the Blind. The other 40,E would c_o to the youth for various activities. The youths ti~iere not to receive any profit at all from. the soap. notion made by Dillard, second by Howerton for our City ~~ttorney to check with the Lighthouse concerning this matter. Defer permit until opinion frog: City ~'=.ttorney. L'nanir;ausly ay~~proved. Lt~tter from North Richland rills Police Chief, read to Council by rush Klein. The letter was in appreciation for the help they had been given by our police department, especially three of our patrolrr.en, Tom I-:ngel, Don I~.cGee and Joe Vise. Police Chief, Bill ~:bbott presented a brochure to City Council showing a Frisk-Cite. ~•an who was supposed to demonstrate lite to Council z~jas not aresent. This lite would detect harmful objects on ;persons body .y Lill said he would include these in his budget for next year. ~~otion to adjourn by L~lackmon, second by =~o~~:erton, Unanimously approved. ~ties~ectf.ully subr.,.itted, ~ t.TTr~Bi': K.,~~ rbReE i~ {t°'~~ ~ 7..L. Q°p uA~... M