October 12, 2020 Preliminary Council Minutes

GRANGER CITY COUNCIL

October 13, 2020

Zoom Meeting

MINUTES

City Hall                      7:00 p.m.           102 Main Street

CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Trevino called the meeting of October 13, 2020 to order at 7:09 p.m. Mayor Trevino explained to the citizens that the meeting was late because of technical difficulties due to the wind.

FLAG SALUTE

Mayor Trevino lead everyone in the flag salute

COUNCIL AND ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL PRESENT

Jose Trevino                        Alice Koerner, City Clerk Treasurer

Julie Sharp                           Norma Martínez, Clerk

Lilia Villarreal

VIA ZOOM

Jodie Luke, Public Works Director

Steve Araguz, Police Chief

Virgil Newman, Fire Chief.

Juan Ceja, LT.

VIA ZOOM – ROLL CALL

Julie Sharp – present                                   Maggie Estrada – absent

Lilia Villarreal – present

Juan Isiordia – present

Hilda Guzman – present

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

No questions received

MINUTES

It was moved by Councilwoman Guzman to approve the minutes as presented. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Sharp.

Call for vote:

Councilwoman Sharp             I

Councilwoman Villarreal       I

Councilman Isiordia               I

Councilwoman Estrada          1

Councilwoman Guzman         I

 MOTION CARRIED 5-0

NEW BUSINESS

Acceptance of  Progress Estimate #1 – Dean Avenue watermain replacement

It was moved by Councilwoman Guzman to approve the Dean Avenue Waterline Replacement Project and authorize that the Progress Estimate 1 in the amount of $132,928.57 be paid to Goodman & Melenbacher Enterprise Inc. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Estrada.

Call for vote:

Councilwoman Sharp             I

Councilwoman Villarreal       I

Councilman Isiordia               I

Councilwoman Estrada          1

Councilwoman Guzman         I

MOTION CARRIED 5-0

Grant Agreement with Dept. of Ecology

It was moved by Councilwoman Guzman to enter into the Shorelands Shoreline Master Program Agreement with the Dept. of Ecology for the Grant in the amount of $11,200 for the update to the Shoreline Master Program.   Motion was seconded by Councilman Isiordia.

Call for vote:

Councilwoman Sharp             I

Councilwoman Villarreal       I

Councilman Isiordia               I

Councilwoman Estrada          1

Councilwoman Guzman         I

 MOTION CARRIED 5-0

Phone System

It was moved by Councilwoman Sharp to approve the expenditure of $5,926.92 plus tax for the phone system and authorize Mayor to sign said communication agreement with Pacific Office Automation.  Motion was seconded by Councilman Isiordia.

Call for vote:

Councilwoman Sharp             I

Councilwoman Villarreal       I

Councilman Isiordia               I

Councilwoman Estrada          1

Councilwoman Guzman         I

 MOTION CARRIED 5-0

Security Cameras

It was moved by Councilwoman Sharp to purchase cameras for the Police Det./PWs and City Hall in the amount of $12,395.55, which includes tax and authorize Mayor to sign said communication agreement with Pacific Office Automation.  Motion was seconded by Councilman Isiordia.

Call for vote:

Councilwoman Sharp             I

Councilwoman Villarreal       I

Councilman Isiordia               I

Councilwoman Estrada          1

Councilwoman Guzman         I

 MOTION CARRIED 5-0

Software Modules – Positive Pay

It was moved by Councilwoman Guzman to approve the expenditure of $650.00 to have Vision Municipal Solutions install necessary software for Positive Pay.  Motion was seconded by Councilman Isiordia.

Call for vote:

Councilwoman Sharp             I

Councilwoman Villarreal       I

Councilman Isiordia                I

Councilwoman Estrada          1

Councilwoman Guzman         I

 MOTION CARRIED 5-0

Laptop

It was moved by Councilman Isiordia to approve the expenditure of $650.00 plus tax for the laptop for the Court..  Motion was seconded by Councilman Sharp. Discussion about the need to purchase a warranty plan.

Councilman Isiordia amended his motion to include the cost of the 3 year protection Plan in the amount of $254.99.  Amended motion was seconded by Councilwoman Sharp. 

Discussion on whether there was the need to have the 3 year plan.

Councilman Isiordia struck his motion and made the motion to purchase the laptop with the 1 year warrant in the amount of $144.99.  Councilwoman Sharp struck her seconded and seconded the Councilman’s new motion.  There was discussion about the computer already having a one year warrant when purchased. 

Councilman Isiordia amended the motion to approve the expenditure of the laptop in the amount of $650 plus tax.  Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Sharp. 

Call for vote:

Councilwoman Sharp             I

Councilwoman Villarreal       I

Councilman Isiordia               I

Councilwoman Estrada          1

Councilwoman Guzman         I

 MOTION CARRIED 5-0

BILLS

It was moved by Councilwoman Sharp to approve the amended amount of the bills of September 22, 2020, in the amount of $54,284.18. Motion was seconded by Councilman Isiordia.

Call for vote:

Councilwoman Sharp             I

Councilwoman Villarreal       I

Councilman Isiordia              I

Councilwoman Estrada          1

Councilwoman Guzman          I

 MOTION CARRIED 5-0

BILLS

It was moved by Councilwoman Guzman to approve the amended amount of the bills of October 13, 2020, in the amount of $73,627.86. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Estrada..

Call for vote:

Councilwoman Sharp             I

Councilwoman Villarreal       I

Councilman Isiordia              I

Councilwoman Estrada          1

Councilwoman Guzman          I

MOTION CARRIED 5-0

Fund Totals 10/13/2020

C/E                                          $          19,134.52

ST                                           $            2,037.59

EMS                                        $               539.62

CRIMINAL JUSTICE            $          11,391.62

WATER/SEWER                   $          31,284.93

GARBAGE                             $            9,149.73

IRRIGATION                          $                 89.85

TOTAL                                  $          73,627.86

A/P Checks 44158-44199 in the amount of $73,627.86            

P/R Checks of October 15, 2020, Checks 44200-44209 in the amount of $28,995.88. ACH $31,528.31 for a total of $60,524.19 

Treasurers Checks for September 2020: 11645-11651 in the amount of $4,384.04

ADJOURNMENT

It was motion by Councilman Sharp to adjourn the meeting.  Motion was seconded by Councilman Isiordia

Call for vote:

Councilwoman Sharp             I

Councilwoman Villarreal       I

Councilman Isiordia               I

Councilwoman Guzman         I

MOTION CARRIED 5-0

Meeting adjourned at 8:03 p.m.

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