The Madisonville City Council met in a regular council meeting on March 11, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at 210 W. Cottonwood, Madisonville, Texas
Meeting called to order at 6:00 p.m.
Meeting called to order with the following members present:
William (Bill) Parten-Mayor
Russell Bailey-Mayor Pro Tem
Chris McGilbra-Council Member
Jerry Harper-Council Member
Lois Brown-Council Member
Dale Kovacs-Council Member
John Bankhead-City Attorney
Camilla Viator- City Manager
Rosa Barrera- City Secretary

I. Mayor Bill Parten called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
II. Invocation was given by Council member Lois Brown
III. Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey led the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag and the Texas Flag with Mayor Bill Parten and
City Council, staff members and visitors
IV. VISITORS FORUM (3 MINUTES) no one
V. CONSENT AGENDA

All consent agenda items are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by a motion. There will be no separate discussion on these items unless a Council Member so request, in which event the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered in its normal position on the agenda.
(A.) Approval of the minutes as written for February 11, 2019 and February 15, 2019
Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey moved to approve the minutes as written. Seconded by
Council member Lois Brown with each Council member voting AYE motion carried

(B.) Approval of Accounts Payable as written for the previous month
Council member Lois Brown moved to approve the Accounts Payable as written. Seconded by Council member Jerry Harper with each Council member voting AYE motion carried
(C.) Consider and possibly approve allowing City Manager to negotiate a contract with The City Technology Group for IT services.
Council member Jerry Harper moved to allowed City Manager to negotiate a contract with The City Technology Group for IT services. Seconded by Council member Chris McGilbra with each Council member voting AYE motion carried
(D.) Review and possible approving Resolution 101-2019 authorizing continued participation with the Atmos Cities Steering Committee; and authorizing the payment of five cents per Capita to the Atmos Cities Steering Committee to fund regulatory and related activities related to Atmos Energy Corporation
Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey moved to approve Resolution 101-2019 authorizing continued participation with the Atmos Cities Steering Committee, and authorizing the payment of five cents per capita to the Atmos Cities Steering Committee. Seconded by Council member Jerry Harper with each Council member voting AYE motion carried.
(E.) Review and possible approving the wording for the plaque in honor of Bobby Rae Nellums
Council member Lois Brown moved to approve the wording for the plaque in honor of Bobby Rae Nellums. Seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey with each Council member voting AYE motion carried. Council member Jerry Harper stated that he would like the plaque be placed in front of the City Hall building rather than near the splash pad. Council member Harper also stated that it would be more accessible to the public if it is place at the City Hall.

VI. Department Reports:

  1. Municipal Court Report
  2. Police Department/ Animal Control Report
  3. Code Enforcement Report
  4. Fire Department Report
  5. Public Works Department Report
  6. Convention and Tourism Report
  7. City Secretary Report
  8. City Manager Report and Investment Report and Strategic Planning
  9. Tax Collection Report for the City of Madisonville
    City Council went over briefly of all the reports
  10. Future Agenda Items
    None

VII. Adjournment:
Council member Jerry Harper moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:15 p.m. Seconded by Council member Chris McGilbra with each Council member voting AYE motion carried

William (Bill) Parten – Mayor
ATTEST:

Rosa Barrera – City Secretary