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
- Mayor Bill Parten called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
- Invocation was given by Pastor Ed Collins
- 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
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