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Jefferson County
Beaumont City Council
by Garrett Bryce
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to elect Robin Mouton as mayor pro tem.

The city council voted to apply for and receive $147,830 in funding through the Department of Homeland Security Grant Program to purchase equipment for the police department.

The city council voted to renew a lease agreement with Some Other Place to renew a lease agreement for city-owned property in the 1200 block of McFaddin Street.

The city council voted to authorize the Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau to apply for and accept grant funds from the Jefferson County Tourism Commission as part of a billboard advertising effort.

The bureau is applying for a $9,600 grant from the tourism commission to pay for a billboard on I-2 between McAllen and Welaco, Texas to promote Beaumont as a premiere birding destination.

The city council voted to grant a specific use permit to allow a cellular tower in a General Commercial-Multiple Family Dwelling District at 8496 Phelan.

The city council voted to participate with other Entergy Texas service area cities in matters concerning Entergy before the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Federal Regulatory Commission for 2018.

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

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