07/13/2020 Meeting Minutes


The Madisonville City Council met in a regular council meeting on July 13, 2020  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
Camilla Viator- City Manager
Rosa Barrera- City Secretary-absent

I. Mayor William (Bill) Parten called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

II. Invocation was given by Dr. Collins

III. Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey led the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag and  the Texas Flag with City Council, staff members and visitors

IV.      VISITORS FORUM (3 MINUTES) Pastor Collins spoke about  the Leadership Conference that will take place July 25, 2020 at the Kimbro Center, and also about the Prayer Vigil that will take place August 13, 2020.


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 8, 2020
Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey moved to approve the minutes as written.
Seconded by  Councilmember Lois Brown with  each  Councilmember    Voting  AYE motion carried. 

 (B.) Approval of Accounts Payable as written for the previous month
Councilmember Chris McGilbra moved to approve the Accounts
Payable as written. Seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey with        each Councilmember voting AYE  motion carried.

(C.) Discuss and consider hiring an engineering and architectural firm for the multifamily housing GLO-DR Project# 19-076-051-B704
Mayor Pro Tem Russell Bailey moved  to hire Goodwin Lassitor Strong for the multifamily housing GLO-DR Project # 19-076-051-B704. Seconded by         Councilmember Chris McGilbra with each Councilmember voting AYE motion  Carried.

 (D.) Discuss and possible approval of extension of Disaster Resolution for another 30 days.
Councilmember Lois Brown moved extend the Disaster Resolution for        another 30 days. Seconded by Councilmember Jessie Jaenicke with each Councilmember 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  

8.  Tax Collection Report for the City of Madisonville

      City Council went over briefly of all the other  reports

9.  Future Agenda Items


VII. Adjournment:

Councilmember Jessie Jaenicke moved to adjourn the meeting. Seconded by Councilmember Chris McGilbra with each Councilmember voting AYE motion carried.                                                                   


                                                                                 William (Bill) Parten – Mayor



Rosa Barrera – City Secretary