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City council rejects appointment of Carter to MDD board
by Coy Slavik, Advance-Guard Editor
Sep 04, 2014 | 805 views | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Audio of Sept. 2 city council meeting, Pt. I

GOLIAD – Council took no action on possibly appointing former city councilman and mayor pro tempore Ed Carter to the Goliad Municipal Development District board of directors during Tuesday's meeting.

Councilwoman Cheryl Worley made the motion to approve Carter but the motion died for lack of a second. Councilman Joey Thompson moved to take no action on the item and his motion was seconded by councilwoman Liz Holsey. Thompson and Holsey voted to take no action and Worley voted against taking no action.

Council unanimously approved terms of a grant from the Goliad Municipal Development District fund to the Goliad Senior Citizens and Civic Center totaling $120,000 and unanimously approved terms of a grant from the MDD fund to the Goliad County Little League totaling no more than $18,266.83.

Council also unanimously approved Economic Development Director/Main Street Manager Jeremy Turner to attend basic economic development training.

After reconvening from a one-hour, 38-minute executive session, Holsey made the motion for the mayor and city secretary to meet and create a job description for the city secretary position and present it to council in a week. Councilman Joey Thompson seconded the motion.

In another action item, council unanimously approved Worley's motion to direct the mayor to take action concerning the selection of interim services for administrative duties in order to assess the duties of all personnel and make recommendations based on state statute guidelines and general operating procedures over a 30-day period.
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