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City Council Minutes

CITY OF STERLING CITY                                              MINUTES, PAGE ONE

Sterling County, Texas

 

The City Council of the City of Sterling City, Texas met in Regular Session on April 16, 2018 with the following members present:

 

                                Lane Horwood                                                     Mayor

                                Randy Guetersloh                                               Mayor Pro Tem/Council Member Ward #3

                                Charlie Stevens                                                    Council Member Ward #1

                                Brook Dickison                                                    Council Member Ward #1

                                Mike Havlak                                                        Council Member Ward #2

                                George Rodriguez                                                Council Member Ward #2

                                Andi Davis                                                            Council Member Ward #3

                               

Constituting a quorum with no one being absent, and the following members of the City Staff:

 

                                Marla Arizola                                                       City Secretary

                                Richard Seals                                                       Public Works Director

 

                                                                                               

REGULAR MEETING

 

CALL TO ORDER                                                                                 

Meeting was called the meeting to order by Mayor Lane Horwood at 6:04 pm

 

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

George Rodriguez delivered the Invocation and Mayor Lane Horwood lead the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

PREVIOUS MINUTES                                                                           

A motion was made to approve the previous minutes for the March 12, 2018 regular meeting as written.

Motion:    Brook Dickison

Second:   Randy Guetersloh

Ayes:       Guetersloh, Stevens, Dickison, Havlak, Rodriguez and Davis

Nays:        None

Approved:  6-0

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE AND FINANCIAL REPORTS                        

A motion was made to approve the accounts payable and financial reports as read.   

Motion:    Andi Davis

Second:  Mike Havlak

Ayes:       Guetersloh, Stevens, Dickison, Havlak, Rodriguez and Davis

Nays:        None

Approved:  6-0

 

OLD BUSINESS:

Discuss and/or act upon all aspects of the Municipal building.

Mayor Lane Horwood suggested the City Council take into consideration the Total Fitness building, owned by Linda Sparks, as the new Municipal building.  After some discussion and a time set by the Council and Linda to go look at the building, this item was tabled for the May 14, 2018 meeting.

 

NEW BUSINESS:  

Discuss and/or act upon accepting sealed bids for approx. 275’x50’ of concrete street rehabilitation on Water Street between 4th and 5th Streets.

After discussing what the cost may be and the recourse of doing such a project, this item failed due to the lack of motion. 

 

CITY OF STERLING CITY                                              MINUTES, PAGE TWO

Sterling County, Texas              

 

Discuss and/or act upon applying a street maintenance fee to businesses that have truck traffic.

This item was tabled until further notice for further information.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

No executive session took place.

 

CITIZEN COMMENTS

Will Davidson with KSA Engineering was here to introduce himself and KSA.  Christopher Green was here to observe.

 

MAYOR/CITY COUNCIL ISSUES FOR FUTURE CITY COUNCIL AGENDAS.

Mayor Lane Horwood and Brook Dickison meet with TDS to discuss some issues we were having with their services.  George Rodriguez wanted to add Don Howard to the May 14, 2018 agenda to discuss the golf course.

 

PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR’S REPORT.                                          

Richard Seals, Public Works Director, reported alleys were consistently getting worked on, 5 fire hydrants need replaced and that the kennels were going good.

 

CITY SECRETARY’S REPORT.                                                           

Marla Arizola, City Secretary, presented the Council with the employee sick, vacation and comp report.  She also reported on some issues she had. 

 

ADJOURNMENT

Motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 7:42 pm

Motion:  Randy Guetersloh

Second: Mike Havlak

Ayes:  Guetersloh, Stevens, Dickison, Havlak, Rodriguez and Davis

Nays:  None

Approved: 6-0                                                                                        

 

 

 

APPROVED:

 

 

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Lane Horwood, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

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Marla Arizola, City Secretary