January 18, 2018 – City Council Meeting Minutes

COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

OF THE CITY OF SEYMOUR

JANUARY 18, 2018

 

A Regular City Council Meeting was held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. at the Portwood Arts and Civic Center, 800 E. Morris, Seymour, TX  76380.

 

Mayor Josh Sosolik called the meeting to order, roll call and led the Pledge of Allegiance at 7:00 p.m.

 

Council present: Mayor Josh Sosolik, Les Hons, Paula K. Vaden, MPT Jon Hrncirik, Mary K. Fair and Monty Glass.

 

Counsel present: City Attorney Jonathan Whitsitt was present

 

City Staff present: City Administrator Steve Biedermann and City Secretary Conchita Torrez

 

Guest: Trey Wakefield, Jeannie Allbritton and Randy Cypert

Correction  to guest list :  added Jeff Gregg and Shannon Strickland with Eide Bailly Firm

 

Announcements from the Mayor: No announcements from the Mayor at this time.

 

Citizen’s questions and/or comments: No one signed up for questions or comments.

 

Consent Agenda:

  1. Consider approving the consent agenda as follows:

(a.) Approve the December 12, 2017, regular meeting minutes

(b.) Accept REPORTS

  1. Monthly Investment Report
  2. First National Bank accounts report summary
  3. Employee List/ Salt Fork membership report
  4. Administrator and Supervisor reports

(c.) Accept and approve the City of Seymour, Texas, Quarter One (1) Investment Report, as presented by the Investment Officers.

 

                                               END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

Council reviewed the consent agenda as presented and the Mayor entertained a motion.  Motion made by Councilmember Fair, second by Councilmember Vaden to accept the consent agenda as presented.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

 

  1. 2. Approve General Election Orders for Saturday, May 5, 2018, for the City of Seymour, Council place #1, Council place #3 and Council place #5, for a two year term.

 

Motion made by Councilmember Hons, second by MPT Hrncirik, to accept the General Election Orders.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

  1. Discuss, consider and approve Resolution No. 1455, appointing Judges and Clerks for the City of Seymour General Election for Saturday, May 5, 2018.

 

Motion made by MPT Hrncirik, second by Councilmember Glass, to approve Resolution No. 1455, appointing Judges and Clerks for the May 5, 2018, General Election.  Motion passes unanimously.

 

  1. Discuss, consider and take action to retain the firm of Jacob and Martin, Inc., for the City of Seymour Fiscal Year 2018-2019.

 

Motion made by Council Hons, second by Councilmember Glass, to approve the retainer agreement between the City of Seymour and Jacob and Martin, Inc.  Motion passes unanimously.

 

  1. Discuss and approve the City of Seymour account payable bills paid in December 2017.

 

City Council reviewed the bills paid for the month of December, 2017 and a motion was entertained by Mayor Sosolik.

 

Motion made by MPT Hrncirik, second by Councilmember Glass to approve the bills.  Motion passes unanimously.

 

  1. Discuss and review the City of Seymour Water Well Report as received from Jason Bench, R.O. Plant Supervisor.

 

Water well report was reviewed and no action was taken at this time by City Council.

 

  1. Discuss, consider and take action regarding bids received for the removal, repair and replacement of roofing at 800 E. Morris Street, Portwood Arts & Civic Center.

 

Booe Commercial Roofing Inc.                               $28,000.00 (does not include any insulation)

 

Guaranteed Roofing & Construction                    $26,700.00

Optional; install roll insulation additional           $ 5,350.00

 

Council reviewed the bids that were presented and a motion was entertained.

 

Motion made by Councilmember Vaden, second by MPT Hrncirik, to accept the bid from Guaranteed Roofing and Construction in the amount of $26,700.00 with the optional: install roll insulation additional if needed for an additional amount of $5,350.00 totaling $32,050.00.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

  1. Discuss, consider and take action regarding bid(s) received for the removal, repair and replacement of roofing at 110 Memorial Drive, Seymour City Pool.

 

Booe Commercial Roofing Inc.                                $11,000

(Alternate to tear off (1) layer of shingles, disposal and refelt, add $2,220.00)

 

Guaranteed Roofing & Construction                      $5,250.00

 

No action taken on this agenda item.

 

  1. Discuss, consider and take action regarding bid (s) received for the removal, repair and replacement of roofing at 700 N. Browning, City of Seymour Electric building.

 

Booe Commercial Roofing Inc.                                 $20,375.00

 

Guaranteed Roofing & Construction                       $21,600.00

Optional; install roll insulation additional              $   4,350.00

 

Council reviewed the bids that were presented and a motion was entertained.

 

Motion made by Councilmember Hons, second by Councilmember Glass, to accept Booe Commercial Roofing , Inc. bid of $20,375.00.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

  1. Discuss, consider and take action regarding bid(s) received for the removal, repair and replacement of roofing at 800 N. Browning, City of Seymour Street Barn building.

 

Booe Commercial Roofing Inc.                                 $21,500.00

 

Guaranteed Roofing & Construction                       $19,200.00

Optional; install roll insulation additional              $   3,850.00

 

Council reviewed the bids that were presented to them at this time.

 

Motion made by Councilmember Vaden, second by Councilmember Fair, to accept bid from Guaranteed Roofing and Construction in the amount of $19,200.00 with no optional.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

  1. Hear presentation from Mary K. Fair regarding the Baylor County Historical Museum.

 

Mary Fair presented the City Council with a list of highlights that have taken place during the year 2017. She also thanked the Mayor and City Council for their continued support.

No action was taken as this was a presentation only.

 

  1. Hear update from City Administrator Steve Biedermann, regarding visit with the State Fishery Biologist at SFREC.

 

Mr. Biedermann stated that he had met with Robert Mauk, to discuss a fish stocking program at the SFREC.  Councilman Hons was in attendance and the biologists ran some tests on water quality. The biologist was suitably impressed with their findings and we were approved officially to be placed on the state stocking program for 2018.

 

No action was taken on this agenda item.

 

Regular Meeting closes and Executive Session will begin at 7:26 p.m.

 

  1. An Executive Session (closed to the public) pursuant to Chapter 551 of the Texas Local Government Code under Section §551.071: Consultation with City Attorney regarding electrical liability for 816 N. Washington Street.

 

Executive Session closes and Regular Meeting resumes

 

  1. Discuss and take action resulting from deliberation during Executive session.

 

Motion made by Councilmember Hons, second by Councilmember Fair, to pay ½ of the cost regarding electrical liability to Jeannie Allbritton.  The other ½ will be reimbursed by Oncor.   Total cost in the amount of $1, 193.27, with the city’s portion in the amount of $598.62, along with  a release letter to be signed by Ms. Allbritton.    Motion passed unanimously.

 

  1. Adjournment by MPT Hrncirik, second by Councilmember Hons, at 7:49 p.m. Motion passed unanimously.

 

 

PASSED AND APPROVED THIS THE 15 DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2018.

 

Mayor Josh Sosolik

 

ATTEST:

 

City Secretary, Conchita Torrez,  TRMC