There were no comments or questions about the budget so the council moved on to pass ordinance No. 11-12 adopting the City of Kenedy’s 2011-2012 Fiscal Budget.
The council also passed ordinance No. 11-13 adopting the City of Kenedy’s 2011 Ad Valorem Property Tax Rate and specifying the portion of the Total Tax Rate allocated to Operation and Maintenance and the portion allocated to Debt Service Requirements.
Next on the agenda was the proposed Kenedy 4B Sales Tax Corporation 2010-2011 Budget amendment to allocate $42,000 for the purchase and installation of a water storage tank and pressure pump to irrigate recreation fields at the Joe Gulley Park.
After a public hearing to hear comments and concerns about the proposed Budget amendment the council voted to pass the amendment.
Next council members voted to accept and authorize execution of a proposal from Moy Tarin Ramirez Engineers, LLC to prepare a Joe Gulley Park Drainage Mapping and Sanitary Sewer Master Planning Survey including civil engineering services.
Anna Jaramillo addressed the council with a request to extend the hours for the sale of mixed beverages within the City of Kenedy until 2:00 a.m. on any day of the week.
Council Members took no action on this request.
Next on the agenda council members accepted a proposal to create Tax Abatement Reinvestment Zone Number 5 consisting of Block 6, Nichols Addition No. 1, and Abstract 6, C. Martinez Section 8, City of Kenedy, Karnes County, Texas.
Council Members voted to pass Ordinance No. 11-14 amending the City of Kenedy’s Ordinance No. 8-2 in order to establish a fee for the sale of reclaimed water from the wastewater treatment facility.
The reclaimed water will be sold at cost of $4 per 1,000 gallons.
Next on the agenda the council voted to accept and approve a proposal from Mercer Construction in the amount of $18,790 to replace approximately 470 feet of eight inch water line along North Fifth Street crossing the Escondido Creek Channel.