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STATE OF TEXAS

CITY OF FAIRFIELD

Minutes of Regular Scheduled Meeting

Date: October 8, 2013

Council Members Present: All

Council Members Absent: None

Staff Present: Jeff Looney (Absent); Jana Taylor

1. CALL TO ORDER; PRAYER AND PLEDGE

Mayor called meeting to order.  A quorum was declared present.  Spain Trask gave invocation.  Jerry Don Sanders led pledge to American Flag.  Kenneth Hughes led pledge to Texas Flag.

2. PRESENTATION, DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION FROM AVI HUGHES REGARDING “NO SMOKING” IN CITY OF FAIRFIELD PARK

Avi Hughes came before council with presentation and request that council consider posting “No Alcohol Consumption; Smoking/Tobacco products allowed in the City Park.  After some discussion Linda York made motion to post sign in the Kiddie Park only at this time.  Jerry Don Sanders seconded. All voted for. Randy Johnson thanked Avi for coming before the council and asked that he be contacted when sign was ready and have Avi and newspaper present.

3. PRESENTATION AND APPROVAL OF FIDC FY2014 BUSINESS PLAN AND BUDGET

Dave Zuber, President, FIDC presented council with FY2014 Plan & Budget.  Joe Kirgan made motion to approve.  Kenneth Hughes seconded.  All voted for.

4. APPROVE MINUTES FROM THE SEPTEMBER 10, 2013 MEETING

Randy Johnson made motion to approve minutes.  Joe Kirgan seconded.  All voted for.

5. APPROVE BILL REGISTER AS OF SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 AND OTHER RELATED REPORTS

Joe Kirgan made motion to approve bill register and other related reports.  Jerry Don Sanders seconded.  All voted for.

6. MAYOR/DEPARTMENT HEAD REPORTS

7. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION OF CITY OF FAIRFIELD REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF TAKE-OR-PAY PROVISION, ADDITIONAL RAW WATER SUPPLY CONTRACT WITH TARRANT REGIONAL WATER DISTRICT

Joe Kirgan made motion to allow Mayor to sign contract for waiver.  Kenneth Hughes seconded.  All voted for.

8. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON HOTEL/MOTEL FUNDING REQUEST FROM JASON & DACIE SMITH, EQUESTRIAN EVENT HELD AT TWIN LAKES COVERED ARENA

Kenneth Hughes made motion to remove item from table.  Randy Johnson seconded.  All voted for.

At 6:30pm Mayor announced that council would now convene into Executive SessionMayor will call Jeff Looney and Attorney

9. EXECUTIVE SESSION – CONSULTATION WITH ATTORNEY – SECTION 551.071

At 7:08pm Mayor announced that council was back in Open Session.

10. OPEN SESSION – DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION

No action

11. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON PURCHASE OF A “BACK-UP” AEREATOR FOR MIMS CREEK WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

Randy Johnson made motion to allow Clyde Woods to purchase a “back-up” aerator.  Joe Kirgan seconded.  All voted for.

12. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON APPROVAL OF QUOTE FROM WEISINGER INCORPORATION TO CLEAN TDCJ WELLS #2 & #3

Kenneth Hughes made motion to approve project #2 for TDCJ wells at a cost of $14,200.00.  Jerry Don Sanders seconded.  All voted for.

13. ADJOURN

Joe Kirgan made motion to adjourn.  Randy Johnson seconded.  All voted for.

Mayor, Roy W. Hill

ATTEST:

Jana L. Taylor, City Secretary

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