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Attendance: Present: Mayor Ritch Wheeler, Mayor Pro Tem Charlie Bradt, Mike McLeod, Dean Gristy, Ted Fletcher and Ron Raymaker
ITEM 7: Shenandoah Resident Scholarship Recipients- Each year the Shenandoah Resident Scholarship is awarded to Shenandoah seniors who apply for the scholarship through an essay process. Scholarship Chair Kacie Bevers announced this year’s scholarship recipients Abby Lee and Ansh Mittra. Abby, the daughter of Tamara and Steven Lee, will attend Louisiana Tech University and major in business administration. Ansh, the son of Neeraj and Ruchi Mittra, will attend the University of Texas and major in biology. Congratulations to the recipients. No Council action required.
ITEM 8: National Night Out and Halloween Safe Streets - The Shenandoah Police Department recommends that the dates for National Night Out and Halloween Safe Streets be Monday, October 5, and Saturday, October 31, respectively. In addition, the department recommends setting routes for 2020 as well as 2021 to offer residents the opportunity to take advantage of pre- and post-season sales for decorations. The route for 2020 will be Cedarwood, Maplewood, Driftwood, Saddlewood, Thornwood and Cherrywood and for 2021 will be Silverwood and Silverstone. Council voted 5-0 to the dates and routes as presented.\
ITEM 9: Residential Permit Fee Schedule- During the May 13 and 27 meetings, Council discussed reducing the construction fees for residential additions. All residential fees are paid by the general contractor at the time an application is submitted and includes all sub-contractor fees, plan reviews, and inspections. Council asked for language changes from the city attorney to eliminate fees for residential improvements and pools. Council voted 4-1 to approve the changes to the residential permit fee as presented.
According to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 of Government Code as follows:
The open session was adjourned to executive session at 7:52 pm. Council returned to open session at 9:26 pm.
No action was taken in executive session.
After returning to open session, Council voted 5-0 to authorize City Administrator Kathie Reyer to purchase property from Harold Denton.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:27 pm.
June 16: Planning and Zoning (P&Z) meeting, 6 pm
June 18: City of Shenandoah Blood Drive, Council Chambers, 9 am - 3 pm. Sign up here.
June 24: Municipal Development District (MDD) meeting, 6 pm
June 24: City Council meeting, 7 pm
July 4: Independence Celebration, 9-11 am, City Park