COUNCIL MEETING May 4, 2010
The Waelder City Council met for their regular monthly meeting on May 4, 2010 at 7:15 p.m. at Waelder City Hall. Those present were Mike Harris, Robert Tovar, Dora Ramirez, Annie Jackson and Curtis Hadnot. Mayor Roy Tovar did preside.
The meeting was called to order and a quorum was established.
A motion was made by Harris to approve the minutes from the previous meeting with a second by Tovar. The vote was unanimous and the motion was passed.
A motion was made by Hadnot to approve the payment of the bills with a second by Harris. The vote unanimous and the motion was passed.
A motion was made by Harris to approve the financial reports with a second by Ramirez. The vote was unanimous and the motion was passed.
Open Forum: Richard Cedillo gave an update to the Council on the Clean Sweep Committee.
The beginning of January and Feb. of this year, a group of people from Gonzales, Houston, Schulenburg and Waelder got together to clean the cemetery. He looked into a vacant lot that was foreclosed and also, in the flood zone for the city to purchase. The property would be for the NSP Grant but it being in the flood zone it’s not possible.
The Audit Report given by Arturo Montemayor was a very good report to the City Council on the City of Waelder. He asked the Council, if anyone has any questions on the audit. Councilman Harris said, that the City doesn’t receive 100% of their water supply with LCRA. LCRA supply 100% of the electricity to the city and the city supply its own water.
Benito Torres would like the Council to approve a travel trailer. The Council did notify Benito Torres that he needs to have a title to begin the progress. Mr. Torres’ daughter said, that the owner of the travel trailer is deceased. They are in a progress of getting the title for the travel trailer. Avery Williams did approve the location and said it was good enough for the travel trailer to put on the property. Mr. Torres would need to go by the Mobile Home ordinance, since he is going to make this homestead.
A motion was made by Hadnot to approve Benito Torres permit with a second by Harris. The vote was unanimous and the motion was passed.
A motion was made by Harris with a second by Hadnot to table the P.D. vehicle and firearms till the end of the fiscal year. The vote was unanimous and the motion was passed.
A motion was made by Hadnot to adjourn, with a second Harris. The vote unanimous and the motion was passed.