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HomeMy Public PortalAboutCity Council Minutes 08-06-1971 P regular I~~eeting of the City Council Q r:ugust 171 v ~ Meeting ~.as called to orde-r by ~<_ayor Daniels at c : 30 ~I., present t1) were Councilmen ~leckmon, Launius, and Howerton. ~ I-.ayor Daniels read. letter fror.~ Gary Gwyn, of Christian, I~:iller and :--xont ~ stating that he had visited with Gaul Gregory regarding the sewer s~lstC and a general briefing on public in-,vrovements for r~-chland ?-:ills, also ~ he stated the fee that would be charger the City, which is Y60G.00. a ~ month, the City having retained the firm. the firm. at an earlier ~ date. ~ Estes Service Co i.ayor Daniels read the three ~ro:~osals from: L~stes JE=rvice ~,o. listed as follows: fag r:,ethod at curb 2.00 cerr.ontri Cans at curb 2.50 perr:cnth Carry out service 3.50 ~~ern:onth. Councilr~,an ~ owerton stated that he had net wit?- Huck ~ubbarc, r..anager of. the Co. arc his findinc,5 showed that istes was in need of a rate adjustment. x~r. ~Iubbard said they would acres to a quartE~rly clean up drive ir, addition to the regular twice a week service. i~_otion r;:ace by ~ otirerton, seconc by Blackmon to authorize the carry out service at $3.50 per month and to impler:ent the C%uarterly clean up drive. Unanimously aooroved. several citizens were oresent and said they Kopec: ti-e would have better service than tine had been setting i-x i~ubbard said if they ~-risked to register a complaint that they would prefer them calling the testes office and rct the City Mall. solicitors Ordinance i~~:otion made by I3lackn on, second by Howerton to pass Ordinance 174-t-. a revision of our solicitors ordinance no. 174, a copy r,.ade a tiart of these minutes, Unanin-:ously approved. 1 L~1 ~ Tax rate ordinance ~ •_otion n+ade by Launius, second by Blackmon to ;^,ass Ordinance no. 32 ~ setting the tax rate for 1971 at $1.06, a copy trade a part of these ~ minutes, Unanimously a~~proved. ~ City ~rvide Trash cleanup ~ Date to be set at Council i•:eeting on the 20th. ~ ~~iayor Daniels instructed i~•~r. Baker to have the city crew to keen picking up trash on curb as they had Leen until we do confirm: a trash clean up day. Electrical Codes revision .•~iotion made byrowerton second by Bl~ .,kmon to adopt the electrical code revision Ordinance no. 185-~., a ~oy~y r~~ade a .part of these m-inutes, Unanimously approved. -2- Fossil Creek maintenance mayor Daniels said we needed to establish sor::e relationship with a con.,~uny that does this type of service. i~~otion n-~ade bl° :~3owertor•, 2nd. by B'.ackmon to take bids for r:aintenence work, bid date to be Sept. 1, 1971. Unanimously a~~proved. City atty. is to draw up notice of bids, bidder to review the corps. of EnCineer specs. for r~~.aintenance also bidden to brine in alternate proposal. C:~ngress of Cities ~eetinc~ Council is to n.ake c;ecision at the next n.eeting - ~.uc. 20, 1971. ~.ayor Daniels announcedthat there would be a tour of the Dallas- Ft. ~~'orth airport Thursday ~':uc~. 12, 1971 ~es~ectfully su~ar.itted, w~:~' i~!~.~- , lk/lam Lucy tier' ht, Cit Secretary Ott est : ` caul C. Daniels, P~ayor _ Ordinance No . - • _ - An Ordinance levying and providing for the collection of taxes on all real and personathe Generaligovernment,oforithe payingls for the maintenance of of interest on and retiring of bonds, for the taxable year of 1971. Providing fofideuseiof fundsPaforekeepingcof bank providing for specs - accounts for the effective date. _ _ d Be it-ordained by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Richlan Hills, Texas: Section 1. There is hereby levied a,nd shall be collected for the use and-support of the general government of the City, and for the payment of interest and the retirement of bonds of the City fo'r the taxable year of 19~; e~tax~oal$and6personal, ~s~~uatOed in valuation of taxable p p y~ the corporate limits of the City. Section 2: This ordinance shall be in force and shall be effective from -and after the date of its passage and publication as required by law. Adopted and passed this day of lug. , 1971. • A ro ed: PP R J)~ Y ' V . - rt _ au C ~ an e s, ayo r g - i ~ _ Attest i Lucy Wright, City Secretary s ~ . t Ordinance No. 185A tin Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 185 (Electrical Code) Be It Ordained by the City Council of the City of Richland "Hills, Texas that Henceforth and. Hereafter Subsection 2 of Article 1. of Section 5 of Ordinance 185 shall read as follows: All electrical wiring for equipment - 2 horse~~ower or more shall be installed in an approved metal raceway system, except that inside wiring for any air conditioning unit six tons or under may be non-metallic cable. ~O da of Au ust, 1971. Passed. and. approved this y 9 Approved: s ` 2~ayor E Attest: 1 - - City Se etary i i • { ,r ~ . ~ . ~ ' ORDINANCE N0. 174 A "AN ORDINANCE DEFINING AND REGULATING ITINERANT MER.CHANT5 , ITIl~.ANT VENDORS, PEDDLERS AND PERSONS SELLING OR TAKING ORDERS FOR GOODS, WARES, MERCHANDISE, SERVICES, PHOTOGRAPHS, 1VEf~SPAPERS, MAGAZINES: PROVIDING FOR A LICENSE: LICENSE. FEE: REGISTRATION: FURTHER PROVIDING THAT IT SHALL BE I]NLAWFUL TO GO FROM HOUSE TO HOUSE AND UPON THE- PREMISES OF PRIVATE RESIDENCES FOR SUCH PURPOSES WITHOUT A REQUEST OR INVITATION FROM THE OWNERS OR OCCUPANTS: PROVIDING THAT ANY PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION VIOLATING ANY OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ORDINANCE _ SHALL BE DEEMED GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR AND UPON CONVICTION FINID NOT TO EXCEED X200.00 FOR EACH VIOLATION: PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF ALL _ LAWS IN .CONFLICT ~U;REWITH: FOR A SAVINGS CLAUSE AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCII, OF THE CITY OF RICHLAND HILIS, TExAS: SECTION 1: This entire ordinance is and shall be deemed an exercise of the police power-of the State of Texas and the City of Richland Hills, the public safety comfort, welfare, convenience-and protection of the City and Citizens of said.; City and all of the. provisions herein shall be construed for the accomplishment • of that purpose. SECTION 2: That it shall hereafter be ~ awful for any person to go from house to house or from place to place in the City of Richland Hills, Texas, solicit~ng,:_ selling or taking orders for or offering to sell or take orders for at~y goods; ..wares, merchandise, services, photographs, newspapers, magazines or subscript~ona. "`~to newspapers, magazines or periodicals, without first having applied for ands obtained a ],icense so to do from the City of Richland Hills,. approved by the ~ Chief of Police, and after having paid to such City a license fee pf X25.00 for the issuance of such lice~tae. It shall also hereafter be unlawful to sehl or solicit any item or service except for which this license or permit is-issued or without having such license in their possession while engaged in such undex- takings. ` i SECTION 3: That any person desiring to go from house to house or from pal.ce to place in the City of Richland Hills, Texas, to sell or solicit orders for goods, wares, merchandise, services, photographs, newspapers, magazines or subscriptions thereto or therefore, shall make a written application to the City Secretary of the City of Richland Hills for a license to do so, said application shall be accompanied by a fee of five dollars 05.00) which. shall be non-refundable, provided, however that upon issuance of the permit or license said five dollars fee will be applicapable to the original and initial license • ; ,F 4. - . _ - fee, which application shall show the name and address of the applicant, the name and address of the firm or corporation or comp~.ny, if any, that he or she represents, the kind of goods or services to beyoffered for sale, the name., of the bonding company and amount of bond if any, the actual cost to consumer of such goods or service for which the permit or license is issued, the number'' and names of all agents for which the permit or license is issued, the number and names of all agents of the firm or coporation who will be engaged in sales:; or promotion in the City of Richland Hills, provided that such sales or promotion personal shall make separate application and upon approval shall be issued an agent to a company permit for a fee of five dollars (5.00} for the first ninety days {90) and may be extended and renewed is herein provided in section 4 and ; except for such application and approval thereof, no such license or permit shall he issued tda~ the person(s) firm corporation or company applying therefor. SECTION Any such license, so issued shall be valid for a period of ninety days 90 from date of issue, provided, however said permit or license may at the option of the City of Richland Hills, be renewed and extended for ninety days (90) from expiration date if application is made for same prior to the expiration date, for which said permit is valid, and an extension fee of five - dollars ($5.00} is paid to the City Secretary, provided, however no such extensions .shall carry forth for more than one (1) ca.lender year from data of the original license or permit. However, any such license may be revoked at any time by the 'City Secretary of Richland Hi11s, if it should be determined that the person. ox his agent to whom the same was issued has been guilty of any fraud, deciet or misrepresentation, in connection with any such solicitations or sales or serv3.~e 3n the City of Richland Kills. SECTION 5: If any person, firm, corporation or company shall be exempt from. paying a license or permit fee by virtue of Interstate commerace or any other ! - legal provision, any and s71 parts of this ordinance and requirements. shall be in full effect and in force except that portion of said ordinance pertaining tb the payment of .licensing fees, dues, or charges. SECTION 6: This ordinance shall not apply to sales and solicitations at any I regular place of business nor shall it apply to-sales and/or solicitations at any residence, provided the owner or occupant thereof, shall have actually extended an invitation to such person to make such solicitations. SECTION 7: Any person violating any of the provisions of this ordinance shall -be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined a sum of money to be no more than X200.00 for each violation. Each day of such _violation shall constitute a separate offense, provided, however if violation 'is of a felony statute, the filing of said charges and the procecution thereof shall be vested in the office of the District Attorney of the County of Tarrant, Texas.. _ _ SECTION 8: Tm the event any section, sentence or statement herein should be t F e ~ , l t t • declared to be ineffective, invalid or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, the same shall not impair nor shall it affect the remaining portion, or any part thereof, bu t the valid portions shall be enforced a.S if they alone had passed without the invalid portion or portions and the City Council finds that it would have passed the valid portions. SECTION 9. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith, are hereby expressly repealed. SECTION 10: This ordinance shall be effective and shall be in full force and effect from and after its adoption and publication as required by law. ADOPTED this the d ay of _,19 71 ~j~ 's C.~ Cz--z2.<-~- MAYOR ATTES ~ • C ITY S ETARY • s 3 V i s I f 9S f y i