MINUTES OF MEETING
BOARD OF ALDERMEN
THE TOWN OF ANDERSON, TEXAS
December 8, 2005
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, December 8, 2005. Mayor Gail Sowell, Alderwoman Erna Freeman, Aldermen David Heyman, Tom Johanson, Bill Robinett and Attorney Lovett Boggess were present. Alderman Ernest Henderson was absent.
The meeting was called to order at 7:05 p.m.
Guests in attendance included Ms. Maurine Wehmeyer and Mrs. Cindy Bell.
Mayor Sowell asked that minutes from the regular meeting held on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2005 be considered/approved. Alderwoman Erna Freeman requested a correction to the minutes. Alderman Bill Robinett made a motion to accept the corrected minutes; Alder-man David Heyman seconded the motion and members voted in favor of the motion.
Attorney Lovett Boggess advised all members present that the paperwork was complete on the gift of land to the city by Greta Albrecht Fryxell of Claremont, CA and Miriam Albrecht Brigida of Wilmington, N. Carolina The land is located east of the town, Block 12, Lots 1-4. Mayor Sowell said a letter expressing thanks would be sent.
Mayor Sowell gave a report on items in progress. She said CPA V.L. Snider would deliver the audit for the 2004-2005 fiscal year at the January meeting. Mayor Sowell also reported what she found out about the lights around the courthouse and her visit with County Judge James Dixon about the problem.
Mayor Sowell indicated that members of the Volunteer Fire Dept. had approached her regarding having the town’s office in their new proposed building. These members will approach the council when firmer plans were made. Discussion was also held about parking around the courthouse and Mayor Sowell plans to meet with all involved to discuss the problem. The Terrell house was again mentioned as a dangerous problem as it is leaning even further into the street.
Alderwoman Erna Freeman moved that all invoices currently due and payable be paid. Alderman Bill Robinett seconded the motion; members voted in favor of the motion.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:30 p.m.