January 9, 2018 Minutes

 GRANGER CITY COUNCIL

7:00 pm                                                                                                        City Hall

Jan 1, 2018                                                                                                  102 Main Street

 MINUTES

 

FLAG SALUTE
The flag salute was led by Mayor Trevino

CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Trevino called the meeting of Jan. 9, 2018 to order at 7:00 p.m.

COUNCIL AND ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL PRESENT
Maggie Estrada             Alice Koerner, City Clerk Treasurer
Lilia Villareal                 Jodie Luke, Public Works Direct
Maria Gonzalez            Robert Schuster, Interim Chief of Police
Juan Isiordia
Jose Trevino-Mayor

 AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION
None

OATH OF OFFICE
The clerk administered the oath of office to Councilwomen Villarreal and Estrada and also administered the oath of office to Mayor Jose Trevino.

POLICE DEPT. INTRODUCTION
Interim Chief Schuster introduced the newest member to the police department, Esteban Araguz
Officer Araguz gave a synopsis of his career as a police officer and stated he was excited to work in our community.

MINUTES
It was moved by Councilwoman Gonzalez to accept the minutes as presented. Motion seconded by Councilwoman Villarreal
MOTION CARRIED: 4-0

NEW BUSINESS

Resolution 2018-01
It was moved by Councilman Isiordia to adopt Resolution 2018-01, amending Resolution2017-09, for the 2018 salary schedule. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Estrada
MOTION CARRIED: 4-0

Menke Jackson Contract
It was moved by Councilwoman Estrada to have the City of Granger enter into the terms of engagement outlined in the agreement and authorize the Mayor to sign on behalf of the City. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Isiordia.
MOTION CARRIED: 4-1

Request
It was moved by Councilwoman Gonzalez to approve the expenditure of $675 for registration fee allow three members of Public Works to attend the Evergreen Rural Water Conference. Motion seconded by Councilwoman Estrada
MOTION CARRIED: 4-0

Pro-Tem Judge
It was moved by Councilwoman Villarreal to have the City of Granger inter into the contract for the Pro-Tem Municipal Court Judge with Gary Hintze. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Estrada.
MOTION CARRIED: 4-0

BILLS
It was moved by Councilwoman Gonzalez to pay the bills of Jan. 9, 2018 in the amount of $19,018.55. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Estrada.
MOTION CARRIED: 4-0

Fund Totals 01-09-18
C/E                                          $          6,678.66
ST                                           $          3,845.48
EMS                                        $          568.27
CRIMINAL JUSTICE $          640.00
WATER/SEWER                   $        5,323.17
GARBAGE                             $          1,943.30
IRRIGATION                          $             19.67

A/P Warrants 40612 to 40629 in the amount of $19,018.55
P/R Checks 40599-40610 plus direct deposit in the amount of $76,617.72
Treasurers Checks for December 2017: 11372-11384 in the amount of $4,252.17

ADJOURN
It was moved by Councilwoman Villarreal to adjourn the meeting. Motion was seconded by Councilman Gonzalez.  Meeting adjourned at 7:14 p.m.
MOTION CARRIED: 4-0

 

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