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Jefferson County
Beaumont City Council
by Garrett Bryce
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to grant a franchise to Acadiana Waste Services, LLC for solid waste collection and transportation services.

The franchise is generally the same as those previously approved by the city council. The city will charge a franchise fee of 7 percent of gross revenues, and is for a term of one year.

The city council voted to appoint Norman Bellard and James W. Reed to the Police Department Community Advisory Committee.

The city council voted to appoint Sondra Nelson and Steve McGaha to the Convention and Tourism Advisory Board.

The city council voted to appoint Shahidah Rahman to the Community Development Advisory Committee.

The city council voted to appoint several members to the Beaumont Youth Advisory Council.

Appointed were Camryn Brittain, Sophia Cabellero, Kynnedi Jackson, Kristofer Bluford, Adaja Copes, Kwenten Ford, Sarah Waddill, Kate Winslow, Zaid Mohammed and Anthony Parker.

All action items were approved. All votes were unanimous with all members present. Agenda

During the meeting, the city council held a workshop to receive reports related to Hurricane Harvey, and toured various city-owned facilities affected by the storm.




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