The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on August 22, 1962 · Page 2
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 2

Freeport, Texas
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Wednesday, August 22, 1962
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Iditorlal—Adv.—M j-inn— Uastified—BC J.j«n THI IRAZOIPORT JAGTS FP Paving Contract OK'd By Split Vote A concrete paving contract was the alternate Md "against my!across Gulf Boulevard from the * p> IRAZOSPORT AND BRAZORIA COUNTY. TEXAS, WED., AUGUST 27, i« 62 'mm^ awarded by the Fret-port Citylnetlor jurtgmrnl, because I think Council this week by a split votclswh a road is barely adequate," of the Council, and with one conn-Jin order that Hie work could pro- new fire Station. According to City Secretary Bill Penninglon, Ihe change in zoning had been oilman disqualified from voting:cecd. Harsdorff voted against the (anticipated by the Planning Corn- by personal interests. motion. mission. In the forthcoming mas- Patco Lumber Co. of Alvin wasj Other Council business: the successful bidder. The com-)l.KOISI,ATION pany received the contract on the! Couneilmen have scheduled for bid of $59,509.45 for paving work|llieir next meeting a decision on art Avenue H and Avenue F in|whether they will oppose Amend- north Freeport. The low bid was on alternate specifications to the ment No. 14 on Ihe general elec- lor plan, Ihe zone would he established as medium density residential, which was consistent with apartment house stnictures. ZONING Despile a number of prolests at tion ballot Nov. f>. This is the ] a recent public hearing, the City base bid. "trial de novo" amendment to'Council Monday unanimously ap- However, two councilnien held;the Texas Constitution. iproved Ihe changing of Block 741 through a lengthy discussion for, If passed, it would allow thejfrom residential lo commercial PENNEY& ALWAY S FIR S TO U A LIT Y! ON SALE THURSDAY 9:30 A.M. approving the base bid, on the grounds that the higher quality of road would be worth the additional cost. Legislature to pass laws that would require a trial de novo (new trial) on the appeal of all executive decisions of the slate, Mitchell and Shelton Construe-1municipality or other political tion Co. of Bcllaire was low bid- subdivisions of Ihe stale. der on the base bid with a figure status. The concern of most of those at the hearing was the metal thai is to lie included in the construction of buildings proposed for Ihis block. They felt the metal would The effect, City Manager Bill;suffer deterioration and cause the of 562,289.47. iBIackwell said, would be that on| sa m(' threat in a hurricane that The difference was in Ihe lime suit brought by any person re-i|, as caused Ihem lo be prohibit- to be used in the subgrade t o jtabilize the soil. City Engineer J. C. Joy explained that the lime reduced the plas garding an executive aclion, aj r( j j n all except industrial zones city might have Ihe burden ofij n the city. proving its authority and Ihe validity of its action. As i( is now, ticity of the clay base, which injan aclion by an executive officer turn reduced the difference in its is presumed by the court lo be volume between Ihe wet and dry stale. It was being used in all Texas Highway Department I n- stallations, he said. Sheet metal cannot now he used, in a commercial zone such as! Block 741 has become. Dr. Mayse | however, said Monday he felt that > authority and valid unless the standards should be relaxed! the person bringing suit can prove'so that the lower-cost materials otherwise. "But the main thing," with could be used. Black-j.MKETINGS Councilman Bob Meek pointed well said, "is that it would change! The regular mceling that wou out that with the "heaving soil" the customary balance of power ordinarily have fallen on Monday,! in the area, streets should be j in the present system of Ameri- ! gjpt. 3 "will instead be held on built to standards determined by jean government. i Monday, Sept. 10 because o( the "the best advice possible." Coun- 1 Councilman Meek noted a con-! con [n ct w ilh Labor Day. cilman Da've Harsdorff agreed, istitulional amendment proposal, 7 ne decision on appointment of But Mayor C. M. Helpinstill and; very similar lo the one to be voted !„ city civil Defense director and Councilman D. V. Collins bothjon in November was submitted l (ne ope ning of bids on a city de. . felt that despite the known prob- early in the last Legislature by lems with the soil, it had as yet I Rep. Neil Caldwell. Jailed to manifest itself in the 'ZONING Jorm of deteriorated concrete; A request 'omBob Jordan for rezoning Block 70S from Class A residential to Class C residential to allow building of an apartment old streets {house project was referred lo the In view'of this, the two said, (Planning Commission. streets. This, they pointed out, in spite of the thinner concrete and lack ot reinforcing steel in Ihe „,..„.., will be held on that date A hearing on the new 1962-W city budget will be held at the Sepl. 1" meeting. Councilman Mayse objected to Ihe delay this would cause. He > said that Planning Commission, action, a public hearing and other steps meant unnecessary delays in a building proposal that might i u, B4 u« ......o... ..-"• ----_•= discourage development. because of ha owneish.p o( pro-, Lmbers pointed out .hat; perty affected; by he paving, to appear in be-! The deadlock on the two propo- ha|f Q[ ^ s( ^ nQ( ind| _, sitions was broken by Meek, who cal(J g RrcM t . om . crn /or d i Mid that he would rnnve to accept; The block jn ^fon is located Ihe nearly $2,800 added cost of the lime additive in the base bid was not justified. Councilman B. R. Mayse agreed with the mayor and Collins, but disqualified himself from voting Watch for the GRAND OPENING of BRAZOSPORT FLOOR & CARPET CO. Formerly (Topp Floor Co.) 317 So. D It J-5J5I FREEPORT I. C. THILLIPS, Owner CONSOLIDATED MEAT MARKET 219 Parking Way SUPPLIERS OF PREMIUM 9UALITY MEATS. SOLD BY THE POUND, OR CARCUS SPECIALS GOOD WED., THURS., FRI. & SAT. SPECIAL FREEZER PRICES Premium Baby Beef 40-ro 50 Lb. Avg. Premium Baby Beef 40-to 50 Lb. Avg. ROUNDS u. 63° LOINS u. 65" ALL FREEZER MEAT, PROCESSED FREE Premium Baby Beef 150-175 Lb. Avg. SIDES u. Premium Baby Beef 75-85 Lb. Avg. HINDQts.Lb.63 1 MEATS SOLD ON EASY PAY PLAN Premium Heavy Beef 250 Lb. Avg. SIDES Premium Heavy Beef .150 Lb. Avg. HINDQts.Lb.63 1 PREMIUM BEEF LOIN STRIPS '•/;,;•. '1.79 SPECIAL RETAIL PRICES "" O Q L. 3V I WISCONSIN HOOI> c Chees eu> A Q 47 HORMIL, ALL MEAT ** _ Boloqnau, J9< vtohawk or Hormel Dairy Brand BACON Lb. 53. •remlum Baby Beef Seven STEAKS u. Every Day Price Del.. Fresh Dally BREAD 4 ^g9' Rump or Pikes Peak ROAST FRESH GROUND MEAT SEE OUR SPECIAL RETAIL PRICES FOR MON., TUES., WED. 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