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Jefferson County
Beaumont City Council
by Garrett Bryce
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Beaumont City Council today voted 6-1, with Mike Getz opposed to amend the city's trash collection rates.

The amendments will increase the monthly garbage and trash collection fee from $17 to $18.25 and eliminate a litter removal fee of $0.50 for single-family units and $0.25 per unit for multi-family dwellings. The net increase totals $9 per year.

The city council voted unanimously to approve an annual contract with Republic Services for the pickup of refuse containers at various city facilities. Republic Services provided the lowest bid, of $85,962, which represents a 2 percent increase over the previous three year contract. The contract is for a period of 12 months.

The city council voted unanimously to terminate a consignment agreement with Games People Play at the Henry Homberg Golf Course. The city had awarded a two-year consignment agreement with Games People Play for the sale of golf merchandise at the golf pro shop. The company plans to no longer provide the service.

The city council voted unanimously to authorize the settlement of the claim of Emerald Thomas, Individually and as Next Friend of Trentin Thomas, JR.

The city will settle the claim in the amount of $6,500, as discussed in executive session on December 19.

The city council voted unanimously to authorize the settlement of the claim of David Pouncy, Individually and on Behalf of the estate of Nancy Pouncy, deceased.

The city will settle the claim in the amount of $8,800 as discussed in executive session on December 19.

All other items were approved by unanimous vote. All members were present. Agenda




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