07-08-19 Minutes

The Madisonville City Council met in a regular council meeting on July 8, 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

Brady Taylor-Council Member

Lois Brown-Council Member

Jessie Jaenicke-Council Member

John Bankhead-City Attorney

Camilla Viator- City Manager

Rosa Barrera- City Secretary

  1. Mayor Bill Parten called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
  1. Invocation was given by Pastor Ed Collins
  1. Herbert Gilbert 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) Pastor Ed Collins remind everyone about The Community Prayer Vigil August 8, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Kimbro Center. Rita Fannin request permission to have an event at the square On July 27, 2019 1st National Day of the Cowboy event

         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 June 3, 2019, June 10, 2019, June 17, 2019, and June 24, 2019

    Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey moved to approve the minutes as written. Seconded by Council member Chris McGilbra 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 Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey with each Council member voting AYE motion carried.

(C.) Discussion on possibilities of a speed bump or crosswalk on Trinity St.

        City Council discussed this item with City Manager and Staff, after the Discussion, the City Council decided to have Chief Gilbert and City Manager to come up  with a plan and bring it back next city council meeting.

(D.) An update on Grants

        City Manager gave an update on all the grants.

(E.) An update on Well #3

       Kevin Story gave an update on Well #3

VI. Department Reports:

1. Municipal Court Report

      Council noticed that revenue was low

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 Manager Report and Investment Report and Strategic Planning

8.  Tax Collection Report for the City of Madisonville

      City Council went over briefly of all the reports

9.  Future Agenda Items


VII. Adjournment:

Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:43 p.m. Seconded by Counci lmember Lois Brown with each Council member voting AYE motion carried                                                            


                                                                                 William (Bill) Parten – Mayor  



Rosa Barrera – City Secretary