MINUTES OF MEETING
BOARD OF ALDERMEN
THE TOWN OF ANDERSON, TEXAS
March 11, 2004
State of Texas
County of Grimes
The Board of Aldermen of the Town of Anderson met in regular open session in the American Legion Building in Anderson, Texas, at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 11, 2004. Mayor Gail Sowell, Attorney Lovett Boggess, Alderwoman Betty Pavlock, and Aldermen Bill Robinett, F. D. Calhoun and Tom Johanson were present. Alderman David Heyman was absent.
The meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m.
Ms. V. L. Snider, CPA, presented her audit of the financial records of the town of Anderson for FY 2002-2003. She indicated that all records were in good order. Motion was made by Alderman F. D. Calhoun and seconded by Alderwoman Betty Pavlock to accept the CPA’s report as presented. The motion was unanimously adopted.
The Mayor asked that minutes from the regular meeting held on Thurs., February 12, 2004 be considered/approved. Alderman Bill Robinett made a motion to approve the minutes as presented; Alderman F. D. Calhoun seconded the motion. The motion carried.
The Board of Aldermen reviewed a report prepared by Anderson Water Co. that indicated average water consumption during December 03, January and February 04 of each business and home in the town. Members of the Board expressed their wish to maintain the same rate during the period of March 2004 through February 2005.
The Mayor discussed the upcoming election with the members present. She indicated her desire to wait until all application for a place on the ballot forms had been returned on March 15 before making decisions regarding election officials. If there were no opposed candidates no election would be required.
Mayor Sowell reviewed the request made by two local businessmen to post 20 minute parking signs on Main Street. After some discussion, Attorney Boggess suggested that a review of the legality of such signs and their enforcement should be conducted. The request was tabled pending a review.
Alderman Bill Robinett moved that all invoices currently due and payable be ordered paid. Alderman F. D. Calhoun seconded the motion. The motion carried.
Mayor Sowell informed Aldermen that a review of the city plat map indicated that the loop by the home of Tommy Smith was not a city road. Mr. Smith had requested the road be repaired as had been done in the past. It was determined that any work done on that loop in the past had been done by the county at their expense.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 p.m.