MINUTES OF MEETING
BOARD OF ALDERMEN
THE TOWN OF ANDERSON, TEXAS
July 13, 2006
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, July 13, 2006. Present were Mayor Gail Sowell, Alderwoman Erna Freeman, Aldermen Bill Robinett, Ernest Henderson, and Attorney Lovett Boggess. Aldermen David Heyman and Tom Johanson were absent.
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m.
Cindy Bell was a guest for this meeting.
The Mayor asked that minutes from the regular meeting held on June 15, 2006 be considered/approved. Alderwoman Erna Freeman made a motion to accept the minutes as presented; Alderman Ernest Henderson seconded the motion. All members present voted for the motion.
Mayor Sowell asked members to review a letter from the Anderson Water Co. regarding a bill for work completed at the Mary Fagan residence. After discussion, Alderman Bill Robinett made a motion to pay the bill from the water company. Alderman Ernest Henderson seconded the motion; all members present voted in favor of the motion.
Alderwoman Erna Freeman moved that all invoices currently due and payable be ordered paid. Alderman Ernest Henderson seconded the motion; all members present voted in favor of the motion.
Mayor Sowell informed council members on miscellaneous on-going work within the city. She indicated that a small amount of RAP was left after the paving was completed. It will be held for use in patching.
Discussion was held on current situations around town such as: Johnson St. that runs alongside St. Stanislaus Church is washing out from the recent heavy rains; signs are in the process of being placed in and around Anderson honoring the Anderson-Shiro High School Baseball Team; what to do with property given to city in front of Mary Fagan’s residence; and research to be done on original charter of city.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:40 p.m. All members present then watched a training video entitled “Public Information and Open Meetings Act”. Video was 21 minutes long.