July 26, 2016 Final Minutes
GRANGER CITY COUNCIL
7:00 pm City Hall
July 26, 2016 102 Main Street
CALL TO ORDER
Was called to order at 7:26 p.m. by Mayor Charles Wheaton
Mayor Wheaton led everyone in the flag salute
COUNCIL AND ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL PRESENT
|Maria Gonzalez, Council||Alice Koerner, City Clerk Treasurer|
|Juan Isiordia, Council||Virgil Newman, Fire Chief|
|Lilia Villareal, Council||Seann Mumford, City Attorney|
|Julie Sharp, Council||David Leary, Interim Police Chief|
|Jodie Luke, Public Works Director|
It was moved by Councilwoman Sharp to accept the minutes as presented. The motion was seconded by Councilwoman Villarreal.
MOTIONED CARRIED: 4-0
OLD BUSINESS- No business
Motion was made by Councilwoman Sharp to enter into the Codification Scope of Services and Agreement with Code Publishing Company. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Villarreal
MOTION CARRIED 4-0
Collective Bargaining Agreement
Motion was made by Councilwoman Sharp to approve the Collective Bargaining Agreement for the Police Officers and the Sergeants from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Gonzalez.
MOTION CARRIED Councilwoman Sharp and Councilwoman Gonzalez voting for. Councilman Isiordia and Councilwoman Villarreal abstaining.
Police Department Expenditure Request
Motion was made by Councilwoman Sharp to allow the expenditure of $725.00 for the testing of a lateral applicant. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Gonzalez.
Council was polled with Councilwoman Gonzalez, Councilwoman Sharp and Councilman Isiordia voting for. Councilwoman Villarreal voting against.
MOTION CARRIED: 3-1
Revised Job Descriptions
Motion was made by Councilwoman Sharp to approve the revised job description for the Public Works and City Hall Departments. Motion seconded by Councilwoman Gonzalez. MOTION CARRIED 4-0
It was moved by Councilwoman Gonzalez to pay the bills of July 26, 2016 in the amount of $20,527.45 Motion was seconded by Councilman Sharp.
MOTION CARRIED: 4-0
Fund Totals 7/26/2016
ST $ 4287.04
EMS FIRE DEPT. $ 500.00
WATER/SEWER $ 2397.03
A/P Warrants 61760 to 61786 in the amount of $20,527.45
P/R Checks 30886 to 30901, plus Direct Deposit and in the amount of $74,502.36
Councilwoman Villarreal asked the Fire Chief if he had any information on the possible Fireworks Ban. Fire Chief Newman said he gotten copies of other cities ordinances dealing with the banning fireworks. He informed Council he was still reviewing them and would get back to them, however he did say that he noticed that in a couple of the ordinances banned the fireworks, but also made it illegal to have possession of fireworks. The Fire Chief said he would bring copies for all of Council at next meeting.
It was moved by Councilwoman Sharp to adjourn the meeting of July 26, 2016. Motion seconded by Councilwoman Gonzalez. Meeting adjourned at 7:43 p.m.
MOTIONED CARRIED: 4-0
Norma Martinez, Clerk Mayor Charles Wheaton