Audio of the City of Glen Rose Town Council Meeting July 2008


Audio of the City of Glen Rose Town Council Meeting July 2008

24 July 2008 at 7:53:26 PM

MP3- Right click to download and listen on your computer. From Open Records.

Public comment: Helen Kerwin who has property on the Paluxy River, comments on what affects her re: River Walk. Taking out all her trees would change dynamic of current of river, and second, with trees gone, public would have access to property and her business. Water district offered to build a fence but they have no barrier currently. Built berm with rocks so that erosion wouldn't take away the fence (if something happened like with last June). What kind of boundary? Several incidents where Weldon had to be called on some issues re: people on the Paluxy (such as over Memorial Day). What would happen for Kerwin to grant easement..... People, for example, took down the chain link fence and no trespassing sign. Grills coming across the dam to cook, bringing into her woods and leaving their trash. Insurance -city cannot indemnify her-if something should happen, drowing or death, might come after her as the property owner. 2nd- if easement granted, would like to do it for 3-5 years at the most. Doesn't want to give away her land specifically to river frontage and tie it for up for next 15 years. Hard to think of property being marketable if she has a 20 year easement attached to the property.

Resolution-2nd reading for the public. authorizing 4b to proceed, 10, 000 dollars. June 3, 2008 -Riverwalk project-have 60 days for the public to call for a vote on how the money would be spent. Resolved that city would pay for an engineering study. for Riverwalk.  (about 11 minutes in).

$13,500 for engineering study to be reimbursed from 4b corporation.

Margaret Drake asks for approval of contact with engineering company.

Transfer $400,000 from fund. Who goes on the steering committee? All business people, some lived in City limits and some not? Tabled till next month.

Contract with National Aquatic Safety Council (about 20 minutes in ) Aquatic Safety program. Tabled.

Applications for a park grant. River walk and hotel project started 1 1/2 years ago. Motion passed.

Don't know what land they would be able to use with the River Walk. Would the lack of Kerwin's property stop the River Walk? probably not.  The River Walk was for Oakdale.

Approve  budget for next year. Budget based on amount of taxes.

Update on progress of flood control in stadium addition.

? on next item (at about 28 in). 2 way stop. Vista Ridge. Where Valley View intersects with Vista Ridge, put in stop signs.

City Superintendent be able to install traffic control devices at his or her discretion. Last 5 buildings that Granbury built looked to be rock-looks so much better than stucco or concrete with no rock accent.

Price of materials for new commercial buliding. What percentage of rock? Suggestion 60 percent, all sides, less windows and doors. Boilerplate.Tabled till next meeting.

Seminar on planning and zoning.

Move parking to police department. Make Weldon the Chief of Police and supervisor of animal control department. Tabled, executive session.

Permalink Tags:          
     Views: 1927 
Latest Blog Post by salon -Just leaving this here-about Trump's moral depravity re: fallen troops
More Posts You Might Enjoy
Agenda for City of Glen Rose Meeting on March 13 2017 at 5:30 pm
Hey! Texas Statewide Elected Officials- I WANT YOU TO LIVE IN AUSTIN
I'm Voting NO on ALL the Constitutional Amendments (Texas) November 2015
Favorite Quote O Day about Second Amendment

 You! Leave a Comment! You Know you Want To!
You must be a registered member to comment on the blog.
Your first post is held pending approval to make sure you're not a spammer bot

 Not registered? Or you can login!

LOGON - Name:Password:

New poster comments are moderated, meaning they won't show up until approved... or not.  Be patient-we have lives outside this blog, so it might take awhile You want to be rude? totally stupid? inappropriate? Racist? Bigoted? Flame war baiter? Your post may be deleted. Spammers or people posting pretend interest comments but really wanting to hawk their latest book or sell stuff or govt propaganda flacks won't see their posts published. Comments do not necessarily reflect the viewpoint of the site owner(salon).
If you have a problem with logging in or registering, please speak up right away. Love your comments. Oh, except spammers
More on commenting

Click Here for Main Page

Latest Posts

Just leaving this here-about Trump's moral depravity re: fallen troops
salon 10/17/2017

Trump's Moral Vacuum - Bullies and Trumpcare
salon 10/17/2017

Some Interesting Logical Fallacy Resources
salon 10/17/2017

Plans for Somervell County Salon - October 2017
salon 10/12/2017

Somervell County Jail Logs/Sheriff Incident Reports/Fire-EMS - Sept 1 2017 thru Oct 10 2017
salon 10/12/2017

Kudos to Brian Watts and John Curtis (Somervell County) re: Check Registers (2017)
salon 10/12/2017


salon > Saw this video today   (Pesky Black Buzzards)

salon > Adding a comment after Donald Trump's false equivalence of the KKK/Nazi/White Supremacy rally in Charlottesville. (Prestonwood Baptist Church in Dallas Back in the News-Internet Sex Sting with Pastor)

salon > Update on letter grading from Texas Lege May 2017 In the compromise version of the bill, schools and districts would be graded in three categories: student achievement, student progress and closi.... (Letter Grades in 2017 for Glen Rose ISD and Brazos River Charter Schools)

salon > 4/3/2017-Update on the American Humanist Assoc vs Birdville ISD case. In March 2017 - A federal appeals court on Monday said a Texas school board may open its meetings with student-led prayers with.... (Religious News and Notes from the Distaff Side - 5/14/2016)

Home | Blog Home | About | News | Piazza | Calendar | Audio/Video/Open Rec | Search
Write!  |profile | quotes |
top Daily | top Weekly |top Month | top Year | Top All! | archives | subscribe RSS