The Madisonville City Council met in a regular council meeting on August 15, 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 gave thanks to the Mayor and Council members for attending the Prayer Vigil. He also mentioned that he will prepare a budget for the Prayer Vigil between the City and the County.

         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 July 8, 2019, July 15, 2019 and July 22, 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

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

(C.) Review and possible approval of the Audit for 2018-2019

        Kyle Heinemann from Davis, Heinemann & Company, Pc briefly explained the Audit to the City Council.
Council member Lois Brown moved to approve the Audit for 2018-2019. Seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey with each         Council member voting AYE motion carried.

(D.) Discuss and consider approving a Resolution 103-2019 regarding Finance Contract for the purpose of procuring equipment
       Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey moved to approve Resolution 103-2019 regarding Finance Contract for the purpose of procuring equipment. Seconded by Council member Chris McGilbra with each Council member voting AYE motion  Carried

(E.) Discuss and consider approving parade permit and special event permit for the City of Madisonville

        City Manager, Camilla Viator briefly explained the Parade Permit and the Special Event Permit for the City of Madisonville.

Council member Lois Brown  moved to approve the Parade and Special Event Permits. Seconded by Council member Jessie Jaenicke with each Council member voting AYE motion  Carried

(F.) Discuss and possible approval of Ordinance 821 and pedestrian signs for East Trinity St.

       Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey moved to approve of Ordinance 821 and Pedestrian signs for East Trinity Street. Seconded by Council member Chris McGilbra with each Council member voting AYE motion carried.

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 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

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VII. Adjournment:

Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:33 p.m. Seconded by Council member Lois Brown with each Council member voting AYE motion carried                                                            

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                                                                                 William (Bill) Parten – Mayor  

ATTEST:

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Rosa Barrera – City Secretary