March 23, 2021 Preliminary Council Minutes

GRANGER CITY COUNCIL

March 23, 2021

Zoom Meeting

March 23, 2021                                                                       City Hall

              7:00 p.m.                                                                                 102 Main Street

MINUTES

 CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Trevino called the meeting of March 23, 2021 to order at 7:01 p.m.

FLAG SALUTE

Mayor Trevino lead everyone in the flag salute.

COUNCIL AND ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL PRESENT

Mayor Trevino          Alice Koerner, City Clerk Treasurer

Norma Martinez

VIA ZOOM

Jodie Luke, Public Works Director

Steve Araguz, Police Chief

Ken Shipman – Fire Chief

VIA ZOOM –COUNCIL ROLL CALL

Julie Sharp – present

Lilia Villarreal – present

Maggie Estrada –absent

Hilda Guzman – present

Juan Isiordia – present

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

No questions received

NEW BUSINESS

Yakima Valley Visitors Guide-Advertisement

It was moved by Councilwoman Guzman to advertise in the Yakima Valley Visitors Guide for a half sheet advertisement in the amount of $1,335.00. Motion was seconded by Councilman Isiordia.

Call for vote:

Councilwoman Sharp             I

Councilwoman Villarreal       I

Councilwoman Guzman        I

Councilman Isiordia                I

MOTION CARRIED 4-0

Expenditure Request – Analog card for Scada System

It was moved by Councilwoman Sharp to approve the expenditure of $3,375.64 for the modules needed for the Scada System and for installation services   Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Guzman.

Call for vote:

Councilwoman Sharp             I

Councilwoman Villarreal       I

Councilwoman Guzman        I

Councilman Isiordia                I

MOTION CARRIED 4-0

Acceptance of Bid – Tri-Valley

It was moved by Councilwoman Sharp that the City of Granger accept and award the construction contract in the amount of $162,833.76 to Tri-Valley Construction for Phase 2 of the Dean Avenue Water Main Improvements.  Motion was seconded by Councilman Isiordia.

Call for vote:

Councilwoman Sharp             I

Councilwoman Villarreal       I

Councilwoman Guzman        I

Councilman Isiordia               I

MOTION CARRIED 4-0

MINUTES

It was moved by Councilwoman Sharp to approve the minutes with the correction of the cost of the underwater Inspection from $4,15 to $4,150 and to correct the amount Under Bill from $48,385.83 to $48,035.83.  Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Guzman.

Call for vote:

Councilwoman Sharp             I

Councilwoman Villarreal       I

Councilwoman Guzman        I

Councilman Isiordia                I

MOTION CARRIED 4-0

BILLS

It was moved by Councilwoman Guzman to pay the bills of March 23, 2021, in the amount of $149,455.49.  Motion was seconded by Councilman Isiordia.

Call for vote:

Councilwoman Villarreal       I

Councilwoman Guzman        I

Councilwoman Sharp             I

Councilman Isiordia                I

MOTION CARRIED 4-0

Fund Totals 3/23/2021

C/E                                          $          24,600.33

ST                                            $            4,852.21

EMS                                         $           1,330.71

CRIMINAL JUSTICE           $            2,389.50

PUBLIC SAFETY                  $               244.53

WATER/SEWER                   $          10,976.83

GARBAGE                               $              699.64

IRRIGATION                          $       104,361.74

TOTAL                                    $       149,455.49

A/P Checks 44650-44687 in the amount of $149,455.49            

P/R Checks of March 15, 2021 Checks 44641-44649 in the amount of $8,721.82 ACH 47,218.58 for a total of $55,940.40

Treasurers Checks for February 2021: 11676-11680 in the amount of $2,523.92.

COUNCIL

Councilwoman Sharp personally thanked Officer Salinas, school resource officer, for helping her daughter while at school, as she was sick.  She said she received a call from her daughter being sick and she comforted to know that Officer Salinas escorted and stayed with her daughter until Councilwoman Sharp arrived at the school.  She said it was such a relief and a comfort to know he was at her side until she arrived.  She publicly wanted to acknowledge him and extend her appreciation for his efforts for take extra care and making our community a better place and keeping it safe.  Councilwoman Guzman also said she wanted to acknowledge all the officers for their efforts in making our community a safe place to live, stating we have a great Police Dept.

ADJOURNMENT

It was motion by Councilwoman Sharp to adjourn the meeting.  Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Guzman

Call for vote:

Councilwoman Sharp             I

Councilwoman Villarreal        I

Councilwoman Guzman         I

Councilman Isiordia                I

MOTION CARRIED 4-0

Meeting adjourned at 7:26 p.m.

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