COUNCIL MEETING November 1, 2009
Waelder City Council met for their Regular Council Meeting
on November 2, 2009 at 7:00 P.M. Those present were Mike Harris,
Dora Ramirez, Annie Jackson and Curtis Hadnot. (Absent: Robert
Tovar) Mayor Tovar did preside.
meeting was called to order and a quorum was established.
motion was made by Mike Harris to approve the minutes, with
a second by Annie Jackson. The vote was unanimous and the
motion was passed.
motion was made by Annie Jackson to approve the payment of
the bills, with a second by Dora Ramirez. The vote was unanimous
and the motion was passed.
motion was made by Mike Harris to approve the financial reports,
with a second by Annie Jackson. The vote was unanimous and
the motion was passed.
Wilbert Williams (Texas Star Realtor) address the Council
in behalf of the Melton’s. He spoke to the Council on
the Melton’s 10 acres property up For Sale, for the
amount of $38,761.00. He also, mention to the Council that
this property could be used for City Park Project with Texas
Parks and Wildlife Grant. The deadline for the grant is January
31, 2010. The grant provides a 50% match to purchase the property.
The property is on flood zone and in the year 1998 this area
Russell would like to discuss the EMS Building Rent with the
Council. He was in an understanding that the only bill to
be paid was the monthly utility bill. He received a letter
from the City of Waelder in 2008, that there was a bill for
the rent of the amount of $6000 outstanding and in 2009, the
bill up to this month was now $9000. He mention that the interior
of the building was estimated for the amount $8,700.00.
Council convened to Executive Session at 7:32 p.m. according
to Texas Government Code 551.074; Look at Applicants for Police
Council reconvened to open session at 7:40 p.m.
A motion was made by Mike Harris to hire John Hernandez at
full-time Police Officer for the Police Department effective
11/3/09 at a salary of $24,720/year, with a second by Curtis
Hadnot. The vote was unanimous and the motion was passed.
motion was made by Mike Harris to adjourn, with a second by
Dora Ramirez. The vote was unanimous and the vote passed.