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Jefferson County
Beaumont City Council
by Garrett Bryce
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to apply to the Texas Division of Emergency Management and the Texas General Land Office for the buyout or elevation of 27 properties flooded during Hurricane Harvey.

The Texas Division of Emergency Management is utilizing FEMA funds to provide 75 percent of costs for buyouts or elevation of properties. The city would utilize funds from the Texas General Land Office that would cover the 25 percent local match for the program.

The city council voted to approve an annual contract with Bruce's General Construction, Inc. for maintenance and repair services for use by the city's facilities maintenance department.

The city council voted to authorize the chief financial officer to execute all documents necessary to accept funding from the Texas Department of State Health Services for a Hurricane Recovery Crisis Agreement.

The city council voted to appoint Maleena Bennett, Callie Jordan, Seth Langston, Lorianna Bartel, Serena Anwar, Cadien Myrick, Zaid Mohammed, and Ashley Cruz to the Beaumont Youth Advisory Council.

The city council voted to authorize the settlement of the matter of Nyjuma Howard vs. City of Beaumont, in the amount of $31,000.

The city council voted to approve an agreement with CDM Smith, Inc. for the continued management of the city's Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Permit.

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





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