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HomeMy Public PortalAboutCity Council Minutes 11-11-1971 .::JE:C1G1 ~'_eeting OZ tY'ie :Jlt~.T CcunC11 i~OV~:':'.%;Lr 1l, 1071 E.L;t1.nC ~vcS Cc11GCi tC7 orc<'r i_iy _cyOr Janlels at C:'~~} i ~~rE?sE~nt ~a~r: CounciLr:c~: r.lc:in, Laun~us, Dillard `r::cwertor. arc City :_tt~°. ~:c~:ntire. ~.ayor ~,cniEls saic ht:: ;,~ot.l.c likE~ to bring u,~ are item of like intE:rest ~;°ith cor:r on consort from tho Council i n this ~.rt~°rir: the. atty's arE= conk. -.:ayor :uaniels read IEtter frog the ~l'~-want County Ccr~r:.issioners' Court concer. ninE~ a ;~ro~osc~c ;plan fmr the r. ar.C:gtr: ent of solic taste c is ~csal in Tarrant County, Grc asking the ~:,ity to corsicE~r t~t~F ~ro~osal wish`s rnd advise tht: Co~r:issioners' Court. ihr: L.011I't Should L)li ~{7j~rOt~riat~= action, c.Ssui!c t:2t rcS".~CnSlC.illty far the financinc anc o ~or~.tian of a county-~~;ico soli ~~,~aste c:is.~osrl syster. utilizing revenue ions s as the source: of funcs, thE~ rc etiac or dis~~os 1 should be ^ro~.:er1y loc~:t~~~:c Inc o~~ratec sanitary 1Gnr fill .~itE~s tac.~~th~::r ~;•ith transfer stat~_ons as ray- b.e nE.cos~arv in crc~-_r to achitvE: E.ruit~j~ in haul distance- and costs far all users. _ctior, r adt: by Launius second by -~owerton that. the Council a.~~w;::rovo the .~ro.~osec cours4-~ of ~~ct~on as ouiinec ane urccs the Ccr:a.~ ssioners' Court to ;~roccec as <~xy~editiously as ;assitle, lin<:nir:~ot:sl~T a,•~ruv~--c. ..r. Uill ~,ste.s of ~._stes ;:3ervice Co. said he sas }io::~ezul th~~ City ~,~oulc go alc>>n with thEs fro~z~: ,o~rc (:~stos cl~:,i.ri:s the .~ourc: grants=d ~iir: thy: richt tc c}lcrgr: SL if ~E: cic thti ':~illinc~} allowing th<:r:. to bill at ti~E~ i rcroc sc~: ratt:. tt~T. ..entire rear lett~.r r it~Y - pro.: t~ o U<:_=~ that ~ hac re:~cuivc_c ~n rE,C,'.arc tL` the s].tl1a'tlOn. Y.~=1~ lcv~tter rc~il1~>' CiC nC~t C:1vF= anji s~e.cif is guic:e lines at~ier them the fact that the City of <<ichlarr dills could not t}~~~::.s~~lves ;~i 11 thy. incroasE. ,:r E.c~:,rtir~: said tY~it:re roasoniny was not ~~as d ~ on a traeE art~a. .ayor Daniels said i•rere se:?eratc o~ntity and sine. r. co the billing according to tho franchise agr<<~er Ent, ~•,~E~ ar~~ therefore lirr:ited to the ~2. JJ chard.. I:%ennis ._orrow, l.tty. {or ~stts stated that tic: only action nE.cossary is for the City to ai1_c~;- ~:.stes to ~>ill, csr,C assn?;e the burcer of ~~roof . ThE~ crux af. thy: r:attc~r is t'r~e billing si.tuaticr., thy. C.ty a ~;,r.c~vcc the hither rata, ~.ug. but it hoc not ;~~cn ir':;,elen-.c:ntcca ~;efcre the ~residential frt:E~zo of ~:ug. 15th. Uthcr Citif s in thF:: a;rE:a: hre: c,ranted '.;:stes the rata i.ncroaso will ir, a:cvanc:~ of the ,_ug. 15th. fret~ze. :r. ~stcs maintains that since ~;ic~.lanc rills is only a sr, all ;portion of his custor.ers in the trace area then hF~ can leca.lly charge the Y3.5Q if. tho killing is cone by his CCii~any. ~'he oosition that thE~ City of iichlanc ;Tills has state~~? is that since ~~~e do the billinc for tho garbage sorvicc~ along ~~rith the: t,rater and sower that ti~E cannot unrer t:~e f~eose increase, th~~ garbage charge . _ r _ ~ r.ayor ~Jro-Ter;. 3` ezr sage zn Y'ils opinion ner::c •s cef inz.tc~ ans~rt.r fror.: the govE~rnr~,en~ i r. it _pr an in a cor~1-,cnt frog the floor saic< ~~G ~;~as invol~~~~:~ l~n t~c.: ~~ric~ freeze anc i7 e: ~-oulc 1.i};E for rtes :~ervic~ Co. to lecally state ~.rhat is the ceilinc •_~rice far resi dcrtial ser~-icc in <<ichlanc gills . ale said it is tht seller ~tihc ust <:~ta lisl~i the~~rice. The City Council retir~:c into an executive sa;.sior. to rF~~:c11 sorr:~~~ decision in the natter as the ciscussion teas rr. ~etitiaus. The Council reconvened with this rr.otion: . .otion ~,ade. by Gillarc , second y ~a~s-T~:rton ~ t,lat ~•,-hen tl~isLounci:l is furnishee; a letter fror: C statine that the ~~3.5G charc;e for c~arlJSC e service by Lstes to the: citi~Lns oi =;ich.lurc: ~ill:~ dcc~s not violate the :~residEntiGl frt.cz~ arc;er, then in s~~c~ ~:~vE:nt ive :^zorl; out ~ hillinG arrdi"iCer: Ent baS~d L;~an such letter csTIC t:l~ t 4 until sucl^. tir,':e thst tl-lt' letter is furnisheG, no aCt2an t~l:E_r cancernin; any r~;te i.ncrt,r_sd., ~~:anir.ously a:~~~rove-d. "t,~E ~ ;_eetin~ aujaurn~:d . Ei, ~~y s;~c~. c,~full~% st;. .;.tt~~~~c~, / / i.,L C 1% ~ ht , (..1 t.1' ' C r k' t c.:: r ~7 .ttGSt ~'aul C. 7aaniels, ._ayor r~~ 3~~~ r sa.; C~'! ~t CL ~S Ca r~,