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City Council Meeting Minutes
March 13, 2017

The City Council of the City of Lavaca met for a regular monthly meeting Monday March 13, 2017, at City Hall in Lavaca.  Board members present were Mayor Hugh Hardgrave; Aldermen:  Mike Ray, Rick Edgerton, Jeff Price, Dale Teague, Randy Overbey, Benny Hunter, City Attorney John Verkamp, and Recorder Shelly Hockaday.  Visitors present were Ken VanDusen, Steve Helms, Robert Biggerstaff and Tina Biggerstaff.

The meeting was called to order at 7 P. M.  Steve Helms led the Pledge of Allegiance and Hugh Hardgrave led the prayer.

The Council approved the minutes of the February regular meeting as printed.  (JP/MR)

Council members reviewed the report from the Police Dept.  The Department answered 383 calls in February and made 5 arrests.  Additionally, 18 traffic stops resulted in 4 traffic tickets, 2 criminal ticket and 25 warnings. 

Council members reviewed the report from the Fire Dept.  The Department responded to 18 first responder calls and 8 fire calls.

A motion was made to enter into a contract with Hawkins Weir Engineers, Inc. for services associated with the Dogwood Street improvements.  (MR/ JP)

A motion was made to add Randy Overbey and remove Kenny Hobbs from the City accounts with FNB.  Signers Susan Weaver, Hugh Hardgrave, Shelly Hockaday, Mike Ray, Jeff Price, Rick Edgerton, Dale Teague and Benny Hunter will all remain on the accounts also.  ( RE/ DT)

The Council voted to pay the bills for the month of March.  (JP/RE)

There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.



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