City Council Tables One Proposal, Passes Others

Originally posted on July 23, 2013 @ 6:30 am

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The city council met Monday to vote on several proposals that were presented and discussed at Thursday’s workshop. All council members were present. One item was tabled and several others were passed.

The tabled proposal was concerning monthly fees for RVs and horse pens at the Nature Preserve. The current proposal does not include a time limit on how long the facilities can be rented. There was concern voiced that renters would make their stays permanent. A common practice is to require travelers to leave for at least two weeks after a six-week stay. Council members will investigate the inclusion of a time limit before voting on the proposal.

Passed items included a non-exclusive franchise agreement with AEP SWEPCO, amending payment to the city by credit card, PayPal, or other secure electronic means, action on water projects, and street and road projects. There was no City Administrator briefing before the meeting adjourned.

City Council meetings and workshops are open to the public. The meetings are held at 6 pm on the fourth Monday of each month, with the workshop held at 5:30 on the Thursday prior. Discussion and debate on proposals occur at the workshops. The council meetings are to have votes on the proposals discussed at the workshop. Requests to be added to the agenda can be made at the Mineola Municipal Complex located at 300 Greenville Avenue Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Citizens can also call the city offices at (903) 569-6183 for more information.

Should RVs be able to stay at the Mineola Nature Preserve for an indefinite period of time?

  • No (94%, 45 Votes)
  • Yes (6%, 3 Votes)

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