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HomeMy Public PortalAboutCity Council Minutes 08-22-1995 MINUTES OF THE RICHLAND HILLS CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 22, 1995 1. CALL TO ORDER Mayor Kelley called the meeting to order at 7:35 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Richland Hills City Hall, 3200 Diana Drive, Richland Hills, Texas. Councilmembers Present: Pat Watkins, Reta P. Kaastad, Horace Hamilton, Larry Wilson, and LaRue Wall. City Staff Present: Assistant to the City Manager James Quin, City Secretary Terri Willis, and City Attorney Paul Wieneskie. 2. INVOCATION AND PLEDGES OF ALLEGIANCE The invocation was given by Mr. Calvin White, former Pastor of the Baker Boulevard Church of Christ, Richland Hills. Councilmember Hamilton led the Pledge of Allegiance to the . United States and Texas flags. 3. COUNCIL-APPOINTED BOARDS At this time, the Council considered appointments to the City's Boards, Committees, and Commissions. Councilmember Watkins advised he would like to make the following appointments to the Wastewater System Advisory Board: Rick Strain - Place 1A Ruby Dillon - Place 1B Mayor Pro Tem Wilson expressed his objection to the appointment of Ms. Ruby Dillon stating that she was already on two Boards. The ordinances regulating the boards state that "No member may serve on more than one other Richland Hills board, commission or committee" . At the request of Mayor Pro Tem Wilson for a legal opinion, City Attorney Wieneskie stated that since Ms. Dillon was not a voting member of the Commission, her service as Executive Director did not qualify her as a member of the Commission. • Mayor Pro Tem Wilson stated he accepted the City Attorney's opinion, however, stated for the record his opposition to the appointment. MINUTES OF THE RICHLAND HILLS CITY COUNCIL . REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 22, 1995 PAGE 2 3. COUNCIL-APPOINTED BOARDS (cont'd.) Councilmembers Kaastad and Wall also expressed their opposition stating that they considered Ms . Dillon a member of the Clean City Commission. Mayor Kelley advised there being no objection to the appointment of Mr. Rick Strain to Place lA on the Wastewater System Advisory Board, Mr. Strain was duly appointed. Councilmember Watkins expressed his understanding that the City Charter required a 4 to 1 vote to reject an appointment, and requested clarification from the City Attorney. City Attorney Wieneskie advised that the appointment process was contained in the individual ordinances which established each of the boards, and stated that he believed appointments to the Wastewater System Advisory Board were made by a . unanimous vote unless there was an objection, in which case, a majority vote of the Council would be required to make an appointment. MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Watkins, and seconded by Councilmember Hamilton, to appoint Ruby Dillon to Place 1B of the Wastewater System Advisory Board. The motion failed by a vote of 2 to 3, with Councilmembers Kaastad, Wall, and Wilson casting the negative votes. 4. PRESENTATIONS~RECOGNITIONS A. Recognition of the American Tile Supply for the Community Pride Award. Ms. Nelda Stroder, Chair of the Clean City Commission, presented the August 1995 "Community Pride Award" to Mr. C. I. Dowdy, General Manager of American Tile Supply in Richland Hills. B. Ten-Year Service Award to Firefighter/Paramedic Robert O'Chocki. • Mayor Kelley presented a service pin to Firefighter/Paramedic Robert 0' Chocki in appreciation of his ten years of service to the City of Richland Hills. MINUTES OF THE RICHLAND HILLS CITY COUNCIL • REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 22, 1995 PAGE 3 4. PRESENTATIONS~RECOGNITIONS (cont'd.) C. Presentation of Dedicated Service Award to Pastor Calvin White. Mayor Kelley presented a plaque of appreciation to Mr. Calvin White, former Pastor of the Baker Boulevard Church of Christ, for his many years of dedicated service to the City. 5. PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED BUDGET FOR FY 1995-96 Interim City Manager James Quin advised that this item was to conduct a public hearing on the proposed budget for fiscal year 1995-96 in accordance with Section 12.02 of the City Charter. Mr. Quin reviewed the proposed budget and advised that all-fund expenditures totalled $5,632,428 which reflected a decrease of $837,381, or 12.9 percent, from the 1994-95 • fiscal year budget. The City Council discussed at length various aspects of the proposed budget. Mayor Kelley opened the public hearing at this time. ?George Quinley, 3508 Scranton, Richland Hills, requested clarification as to a statement made by Councilmember Kaastad, during the previous discussion by Council on the budget, regarding the Handley-Ederville Project. Councilmember Kaastad explained that, due to the estimated cost of the Handley-Ederville Project, she recommended the $8,000 for Police Department furnishings not be included in the proposed budget. ?Nelda Stroder, 2840 Kingsbury, Richland Hills, stated there were concerns regarding water and sewer lines that needed to be replaced, and suggested that the proposed funding of approximately $56,000 in the General Fund for Parks and Beautification be added to the funds for other items not approved in the proposed budget, as previously discussed, to either replace water and sewer lines or to reduce the City's debt. i There being no other persons requesting to speak on the proposed budget, Mayor Kelley closed the public hearing. MINUTES OF THE RICHLAND HILLS CITY COUNCIL • REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 22, 1995 PAGE 4 6. APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CITY CODE REGARDING COST OF BUDGET BOOK Interim City Manager Quin advised that this item was for consideration of a proposed ordinance to amend the City Code to provide for a flat fee of $2.50 for a copy of the annual budget document, instead of charging $0.10 per page as currently required by City Code. The proposed ordinance caption reads as follows: "AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 23 "COST OF COPIES OF PUBLIC INFORMATION" OF CHAPTER 1 "GENERAL PROVISIONS" OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, TO PROVIDE A FLAT FEE OF $2.50 FOR COPIES OF THE ANNUAL BUDGET DOCUMENT; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING A SAVING CLAUSE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE." MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Kaastad, and seconded by Councilmember Wall, to adopt the ordinance amending the City Code to provide a flat fee in the amount of $2.50 for a copy of the annual budget document. The motion unanimously carried. (Ordinance No. 756-95) 7. ACTION REGARDING PROPOSED HANDLEY-EDERVILLE ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECT Interim City Manager Quin advised that this item was for consideration and discussion of deferring final action on the Handley-Ederville Road Construction Project. This item was placed on the agenda at the request of Councilmember Kaastad and Mayor Pro Tem Wilson. At the July 25, 1995 Council meeting, the City Council authorized the City Manager to negotiate the possible termination of the contract for the Handley-Ederville Project. Councilmember Kaastad stated that, after discussions on this issue with Mayor Kelley and other individuals, and in the spirit of compromise and harmony, she had requested this item be placed on the agenda for additional consideration. • MINUTES OF THE RICHLAND HILLS CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 22, 1995 PAGE 5 7. ACTION REGARDING PROPOSED HANDLEY-EDERVILLE ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECT (cont'd ) MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Kaastad, and seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Wilson, to direct staff to contact the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT), in conjunction with the July 25, 1995 motion, to consider TXDOT deferring the project for two years. The following individuals requested to speak on this item: ?Joe Moore, 3801 Scranton, Richland Hills, presented the City Council with a petition signed by approximately 450 individuals in support of the Handley-Ederville Project, and stated the reasons he felt the project should be approved. ?T. S. Bridges, 7231 Hovenkamp, Richland Hills, stated his opposition to the project, and stated the reasons he felt the project should not be approved. ?Jim Ford advised he was not a citizen of Richland Hills, however, he had a business in Richland Hills located at 7457 Airport Freeway. Mr. Ford expressed his support for the Handley-Ederville Project, and urged the Council to approve the project. The City Council discussed the proposed project at length, with Councilmembers Watkins and Hamilton expressing their support for the project, and Councilmembers Kaastad and Wilson expressing their concerns regarding the funding for the project at this time. VOTE ON MOTION: The motion carried by a vote of 3 to 2, with Councilmembers Hamilton and Watkins casting the negative votes. 8. APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE CREATING A BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION Interim City Manager Quin advised that this item was to consider adoption of an ordinance establishing a Building and MINUTES OF THE RICHLAND HILLS CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 22, 1995 PAGE 6 8. APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE CREATING A BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION (cont'd.) Standards Commission for the City. The City Council had previously referred this item to the Planning and Zoning Commission for their review and recommendation. The Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously recommended adoption of the proposed ordinance. The proposed ordinance caption reads as follows: "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, AMENDING CHAPTER 2 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, BY ADDING THERETO A NEW ARTICLE 2-6 IMPLEMENTING SUBCHAPTER C OF CHAPTER 54, LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS; CREATING A BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION FOR THE CITY OF RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS; PROVIDING THAT SAID BOARD SHALL HAVE THE QUASI-JUDICIAL JURISDICTION AUTHORIZED BY SUBCHAPTER . C TO ENFORCE THE HEALTH AND SAFETY ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF RICHLAND HILLS; PROVIDING PROCEDURES FOR HANDLING OF CASES AND CONDUCTING HEARINGS; DESIGNATING AN APPROPRIATE OFFICIAL OF THE CITY TO PRESENT CASES BEFORE THE COMMISSION; PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF THIS ORDINANCE NOT TO EXCEED THE SUM OF FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ( $500.00 ) FOR EACH OFFENSE, EXCEPT THAT THE PENALTY SHALL BE THAT FIXED BY STATE LAW WHERE A DIFFERENT PENALTY HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED BY STATE LAW FOR SUCH OFFENSE AND FOR ANY OFFENSE WHICH IS IN VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISION OF THIS ORDINANCE THAT GOVERNS FIRE SAFETY, ZONING, PUBLIC HEALTH AND SANITATION, INCLUDING THE DUMPING OF REFUSE AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED BY SECTION 2.09 OF THE TEXAS LITTER ABATEMENT ACT, ARTICLE 4477-9A, VERNON'S ANNOTATED CIVIL STATUTES, AS AMENDED, THE PENALTY SHALL BE A FINE NOT TO EXCEED THE SUM OF TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS ($2,000.00) FOR EACH OFFENSE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE." MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Wall, and seconded by Councilmember Kaastad, to not adopt the ordinance at this time. The City Council discussed at length with Building Official Jackson and City Attorney Wieneskie the pros and cons associated with this type of board with quasi-judicial jurisdiction. • MINUTES OF THE RICHLAND HILLS CITY COUNCIL • REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 22, 1995 PAGE 7 8. APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE CREATING A BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION (cont'd ) VOTE ON MOTION: The motion carried by a vote of 3 to 2, with Councilmembers Hamilton and Watkins casting the negative votes. 9. APPROVAL OF ALTERNATE MATERIALS TO CONSTRUCT HOUSE AT 2600 ROSEBUD LANE Interim City Manager Quin advised that this item was to consider approving alternate materials to construct a house at 2600 Rosebud Lane in accordance with Footnote E of Section 16, Chapter 12 of the City Code regarding masonry requirements for buildings upon land zoned residential within the City. This issue was previously considered by the City Council and the • Planning and Zoning Commission in response to a request by Mr. Keith Bertelsen for a variance to masonry requirements in the zoning ordinance. The variance request had previously been denied by the Board of Adjustment, therefore, an appeal was requested by Mr. Bertelsen before the City Council. At that time, the Council directed the Planning and Zoning Commission to consider changes to the masonry requirements of the zoning ordinance and to bring back a recommendation to the City Council. At the July 25, 1995 Council meeting, the City Council adopted an ordinance amending the zoning ordinance to allow for exceptions to the masonry requirements. The Planning and Zoning Commission voted unanimously to recommend approval of Mr. Bertelsen's request at their August 7, 1995 meeting. MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Watkins, and seconded by Councilmember Wall, to approve the request as submitted and as recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission to allow the use of alternate materials for the construction of a house at 2600 Rosebud Lane. Councilmember Kaastad stated for the record that Mr. Bertelsen would still have to adhere to the architectural renderings submitted to the Planning and Zoning Commission and to the City Council, and would have to meet all of the requirements for R1-L zoning. MINUTES OF THE RICHLAND HILLS CITY COUNCIL • REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 22, 1995 PAGE 8 9. APPROVAL OF ALTERNATE MATERIALS TO CONSTRUCT HOUSE AT 2600 ROSEBUD LANE (cont'd.) VOTE ON MOTION: The motion unanimously carried. 10. APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION AND INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH FORT WORTH FOR THE HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENT Interim City Manager Quin advised that this item was to consider approval of both a resolution providing for indemnification confirmation for the household hazardous waste collection interlocal agreement with Fort Worth, and the subject interlocal agreement. Mr. Quin advised that the City participated in the event last year. The projected cost for participation in the event this year was in the amount of $3,750. The event is scheduled to be held in October, therefore, the cost could be funded from the FY 1995-96 Council Discretionary Fund. MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Kaastad, and seconded by Councilmember Watkins, to approve the resolution and interlocal agreement with the City of Fort Worth for participation in the Hazardous Waste Collection Event in the amount of $3,750 to be funded from the FY 1995-96 Council Discretionary Fund. The motion unanimously carried. (Resolution No. 55-95) Ms. Nelda Stroder, one of the coordinators of the event, briefly explained the requirements for participation in the event. 11. CONSIDERATION OF REMOVING GLASS PARTITION IN CITY HALL UTILITY BILLING~CUSTOMER SERVICE AREA Interim City Manager Quin advised that this item was for the consideration and discussion of removing the glass partition in the Utility Billing/Customer Service area. This item was placed on the agenda at the request of Councilmember Kaastad. • MINUTES OF THE RICHLAND HILLS CITY COUNCIL • REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 22, 1995 PAGE 9 11. CONSIDERATION OF REMOVING GLASS PARTITION IN CITY HALL UTILITY BILLING CUSTOMER SERVICE AREA (cont'd.) MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Kaastad, and seconded by Councilmember Wall, to remove the glass partition in City Hall in the Utility Billing/ Customer Service area. The motion unanimously carried. 12. CONSIDERATION OF AMENDING COUNCIL RULES OF PROCEDURE Interim City Manager Quin advised that this item was to consider amending the Council Rules of Procedure to reflect a uniform meeting time for Council worksessions for 7:00 p.m.; and formally approving the publication of Town Hall meeting notification letters in the City Newsletter. This item was placed on the agenda at the request of Councilmember • Kaastad. MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Kaastad, and seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Wilson, to amend the Council Rules of Procedure to reflect a uniform meeting time for Council worksessions to be held at 7:00 p.m.; and to formally approve the publication of the Town Hall meeting notification letters in the City Newsletter. DEMAND TO DIVIDE QUESTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hamilton, and seconded by Councilmember Watkins, to divide the question in order to consider each item individually. Mayor Kelley ruled the motion was dividable. MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Kaastad, and seconded by Councilmember Wall, to set a uniform meeting time for Council worksessions for 7:00 p.m. Councilmember Hamilton stated his concern that changing the meetings from 7:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. may prevent individuals from being able to attend the meetings. • MINUTES OF THE RICHLAND HILLS CITY COUNCIL . REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 22, 1995 PAGE 10 12. CONSIDERATION OF AMENDING COUNCIL RULES OF PROCEDURE (cont'd.) VOTE ON MOTION: The motion carried by a vote of 3 to 2, with Councilmembers Hamilton and Watkins casting the negative votes. MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Kaastad, and seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Wilson, to formally approve the publication of the Town Hall meeting notification letters in the City Newsletter. The motion unanimously carried. 13. APPROVAL OF HEALTH CARE PLAN REVISIONS Interim City Manager Quin advised that this item was to consider approving revisions to the present health care plan • for FY 1995-96. The Employee Advisory Committee had reviewed various health care plans over the past few months, and were recommending the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Managed Health Care Plan. The Committee conducted a survey of the employees and received over a 90 percent approval rate from the employees for the proposed change. The effective date for the new plan would be October 1, 1995, and would result in a cost savings in the amount of $18,000. MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Kaastad, and seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Wilson, to approve the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Managed Health Care Plan, as recommended by the Employee Advisory Committee and city staff, to be effective October 1, 1995. The motion unanimously carried. 14. APPROVAL OF AN AWARD OF CONTRACT FOR LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE SERVICES Interim City Manager Quin advised that this item was for the consideration of awarding a contract to Carruthers Landscape in the amount of $24,488 for landscape maintenance services. The amount budgeted in the FY 1995-96 budget was in the amount of $36,000, therefore, this bid award would result in a cost . savings of approximately $11,000. MINUTES OF THE RICHLAND HILLS CITY COUNCIL • REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 22, 1995 PAGE 11 14. APPROVAL OF AN AWARD OF CONTRACT FOR LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE SERVICES (cont'd.) MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Kaastad, and seconded by Councilmember Wall, to award the contract to Carruthers Landscape in the amount of $24,488 for landscape maintenance services. The motion unanimously carried. 15. APPROVAL OF AN AWARD OF CONTRACT FOR ASBESTOS REMOVAL AT THE PUBLIC WORKS BUILDING Interim City Manager Quin advised that this item was for the consideration awarding a contract to Laughlin Environmental, Inc. in the amount of $3,800 for the removal of asbestos at the Public Works building. The consultant's estimate for this project was over $8,000, therefore, Mr. Quin stated he felt • this was a very responsive bid. MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Kaastad, and seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Wilson, to approve the award of contract to Laughlin Environmental, Inc., in the amount of $3,800 for asbestos removal at the Public Works building. The motion unanimously carried. 16. CALL A PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE AMENDMENT OF THE FY 1994- 95 BUDGET FOR SEPTEMBER 12, 1995 Interim City Manager Quin advised that this item was for the consideration of calling a public hearing to amend the Fiscal Year 1994-95 Budget. Mr. Quin explained that the budget amendment was required to meet the provisions of the contractual obligation issuance ordinance as follows: transfer a surplus of $30,000 (administrative vehicles) to the 1994 Contractual Obligation Interest and Sinking Fund; and appropriate $20,150 from the 1993 Contractual Obligation Acquisition Fund to purchase capital assets as approved in the 1993 issuance ordinance. In addition, $104,855 will be transferred from the General Fund Drainage Improvement line item to the Drainage Utility Fund for drainage improvements; • and the Calloway Branch Improvement Fund will be amended to accurately reflect all expenses and reimbursements related to the project. MINUTES OF THE RICHLAND HILLS CITY COUNCIL • REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 22, 1995 PAGE 12 16. CALL A PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE AMENDMENT OF THE FY 1994- 95 BUDGET FOR SEPTEMBER 12, 1995 (cont'd.) MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Kaastad, and seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Wilson, to call a public hearing to amend the Fiscal Year 1994-95 Budget for September 12, 1995. The motion unanimously carried. 17. AMENDMENT OF WASTEWATER SYSTEM ADVISORY BOARD ORDINANCE Interim City Manager Quin advised that this item was for the consideration and discussion of a possible amendment to the Wastewater System Advisory Board Ordinance adopted on August 8, 1995. This item was placed on the agenda at the request of Councilmember Kaastad. • MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Kaastad, and seconded by Councilmember Wall, to amend the Wastewater System Advisory Board Ordinance by deleting Items 1 through 8 under the "Powers and Duties"; and to direct staff, with the advice of Council, to provide a specific purpose; evaluate specific problems; evaluate the pros and cons; identify the problems and prioritize; and bring recommendations back to the Council; and to include a Sunset Clause in the ordinance. Councilmember Kaastad pointed out that Councilmember Hamilton had suggested the Sunset Clause, therefore, Mr. Hamilton explained that this clause would provide for a time limit of one year, and would allow the Council to review the functions of the board at that time to determine whether the continued operation of the board was needed. The Council discussed the motion to amend the "Powers and Duties", and it was pointed out that the purpose was to keep the ordinance in line with the initial recommendation made by Councilmember Hamilton at the June 27, 1995 Council meeting. After further discussion, it was determined that Items 3, 5, and 7 should remain in the ordinance. • MINUTES OF THE RICHLAND HILLS CITY COUNCIL • REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 22, 1995 PAGE 13 17. AMENDMENT OF WASTEWATER SYSTEM ADVISORY BOARD ORDINANCE (cont'd.) AMENDMENT TO MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Kaastad, and seconded by Councilmember Wall, to amend the motion to delete only Items 1, 2, 4, 6 and 8 from the ordinance. The motion unanimously carried as amended. At this time, Councilmember Hamilton pointed out that the ordinance does provide that all nominations shall be approved unless rejected by the affirmative vote of four Councilmembers, and requested clarification from the City Attorney on the previous action taken on appointments to this board earlier in the meeting. City Attorney Wieneskie explained that when he responded to Councilmember Watkins' earlier inquiry as to whether this • language was contained in the Charter, he neglected to refer to the ordinance in which this language was contained and does require an affirmative vote of four members to reject an appointment. Mr. Wieneskie further advised that the previous appointment to Place 1B of the Wastewater System Advisory Board could be reconsidered at this time if the Council so desired. MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Kaastad, and seconded by Councilmember Wall, to amend Section 13A of the ordinance to state that no member may serve on more than one other Richland Hills board, commission or committee, including the Executive Director of any of such board, commission or committee. The motion unanimously carried. (Ordinance No. 757-95) 18. APPROVAL OF AN ENGINEERING CONTRACT FOR ISTEA IMPROVEMENTS AT GLENVIEW DRIVE AND BOOTH GALLOWAY ROAD Interim City Manager Quin advised that this item was for the consideration of approving an engineering contract with Knowlton-English-Flowers, Inc. to design intersection improvements at Glenview Drive and Booth-Calloway Road. The • project will be funded from the T (Transportation Authority) funds for intersection improvements. MINUTES OF THE RICHLAND HILLS CITY COUNCIL • REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 22, 1995 PAGE 14 1$. APPROVAL OF AN ENGINEERING CONTRACT FOR ISTEA IMPROVEMENTS AT GLENVIEW DRIVE AND BOOTH GALLOWAY ROAD (cont'd.) MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hamilton, and seconded by Councilmember Kaastad, to approve the engineering contract with Knowlton-English-Flowers, Inc. to design intersection improvements at Glenview Drive and Booth-Calloway Road. City Engineer Dulaney briefly reviewed the project and advised that the total cost of the project was approximately $250,000, with the City's share being $48,000. VOTE ON MOTION: The motion unanimously carried. 19. REMOVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS • Interim City Manager Quin advised there were no items to be removed from the Consent Agenda for individual consideration. 20. CONSENT AGENDA Assistant to the City Manager Quin reviewed the items on the Consent Agenda as follows: A. Approval of the Minutes of the July 25, 1995 Regular City Council Meeting, and the August 8, 1995 Regular City Council Meeting; and, B. Approval of Roof Specifications to Repair Damage to City Buildings Caused by May's Severe Storm. MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Watkins, and seconded by Councilmember Hamilton, to approve the Consent Agenda as presented. The motion unanimously carried. 21. REPORTS AND COMMENTS ?Mayor Pro Tem Wilson expressed appreciation to the City's • Animal Control Officer for the professional manner in which he handled a problem with cattle earlier in the day. MINUTES OF THE RICHLAND HILLS CITY COUNCIL • REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 22, 1995 PAGE 15 21. REPORTS AND COMMENTS (cont'd.) ?Councilmember Wall expressed her appreciation to the individuals that had contacted her and expressed their support of the City Council. ?Ruby Dillon, Executive Director of the Clean City Commission, advised that telephone books could be placed in the recycling bins until the end of August, and also advised there were two containers at Sam's Appliance to be used for this purpose. Ms. Dillon also advised that the cardboard recycling bin located behind the Fire Station was only for the City Complex. ?JoDon Hicks, 6912 Grapevine Highway, Richland Hills, pointed out that September 23 was Richland Hills' 45th birthday, and suggested this day be recognized in some way. ?George Quinley, 3508 Scranton, Richland Hills, advised he had • been misinformed and had been using the cardboard recycling bin located behind the Fire Station. ?Truman Harrell, 6509 Marcille Court, Richland Hills, expressed his appreciation for the City correcting the flooding problem he had been having in the past. 22. ADJOURNMENT There being no other persons requesting to speak at this time, Mayor Kelley declared the meeting adjourned at 9:55 p.m. APPROVED: C. F. KE LEY, MAYOR ATTEST : _ . C ` I WI LIS, CITY SECRETARY •