The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on September 22, 1968 · Page 22
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kr SWEENY Garbage service outside city to be discontinued THE BRAZOSPOHT FACTS, Ffeetwrt. Tews, Sunday, Sept. 22. 1068, Sect! oft II, l>AGF*jt I SWEENY - Effective Oct. f, the City Hall will discontinue garbage service to all ftsldents who reside outside Ae city limits. | The Council voted unanimously on this policy, and also wed to double the minimum . liate on water service for njbn.residents. Teacher group sets first fleeting Oct. 7 SJ SWEENY - The Sweeny unit at the Texas State Teacher Association will hold Its first meeting of this school year Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. In the Ugh school auditorium. ; Plans for the Association's activities were outlined at an executive committee meeting held in the Board Room at the Administration Building, with Supt. Fred Mil- Itr present. $• Officers of the TsTA this year are Buford Cooper, president; Tom D. Holcomb and Nina Kennedy, vice presidents; Bessie Catcher, sec- Ktary; Anna Ruth Thompson, treasurer; and Clara Maples, •oclal chairman. | School representatives are Barbara Frankum, primary; Ruth Perry, intermediate; Booker T. Holbert, Junior high; and John Euler, senior hlfrti school. three honored by Angleton KC Council ANGLETON - The Knights of Columbus, Angleton Council, honored three men at Its recent family dinner. The Knight of the Year award went to George Prtlot. Knight of the Month awards were given to Vance Pavlas, A. J. Hudec and T. O. Bock, : The awards were presented by Rudy Stawarccik, grand knight of the Council. ••• The principal speaker was Olden Bus, district attorney. , v Katiina Dannhaus of Lake Barbara reported on the Texas Youth Conference she attended In Austin In August. Natural gas customers served by the City-owned system, who are outside the city, are already paying the additional charge. Councllmen were In accord that it was not fair to provide city service to a few customers outside the city limits, especially garbage service, since this department has a hard time breaking even on revenues received from garbage pickups. City service to non-residents was discussed at the Council's last meeting, after Councilman Don Schulte asked Mayor Carl Becker how many homeowners outside the city limits were being serviced with garbage pickup. Mayor Becker and a majority of the council members were unaware that the City was providing such service. However, Earl Molloway, assistant public works director, verified that some garbage customers did live outside the city, and stated that these customers had been served over a period of many years. The Council then asked Becker to check on the matter and report back to the Council. Mayor Becker told the CouncU this week that seven customers, exclusive of those Included in the recent city annexation, were being serviced with garbage pickup and a number of these were also city water customers. The policy agreed on by (he Council was that garbage service will be provided to city dwellers only. Water and gas customers who reside outside the city will be required to pay double the minimum rate for these services. Councllmen were in accord that this was the most equitable plan, even though they hated to discontinue any service. Kenneth Lett, director of public works, In answer to questions concerning the garbage department, said that men in this department were giving the city good service and they were hard workers. However, he said overtime hours were required to make the scheduled garbage runs. He pointed out that the city would need to purchase a new garbage truck next year, and dig a new garbage pit. City Attorney Wayne Holder said that future garbage disposal requirements would call for land-fill procedures, and this would be even more expensive than the pit disposal. Additional equipment would be necessary to meet this requirement of land-fill disposal, Lott told the Council. FP firm gets Floodgate work contract A Freeport firm was awarded a contract for Brazos River Floodgate work, with three more contracts to be opened this week by the Galveston District, US Army Corps of Engineers. Hunter Flores, Inc., of Freeport received a contract to repair damages to the south riverside guide wall at the west floodgate. Bids were to be opened this week on these projects: —Water lines and sewage treatment facilities at Brazos River floodgates and the Colorado River locks on the Intracoastal Canal, estimated to cost less than $25,000. —Dredging to remove 175,000 cubic yards of shoal material in the floodgate vicinity along 600 linear feet of the canal channel 12 5 feet wide and to a depth of 16 feet. Cost Is estimated between $25,000 and $100,000. —Portable gate operator units for hurricane flood protection at Freeport, Port Arthur and Texas City. Machine burglarized FREEPORT _ A sort drink machine at Party Boats, Inc., was burglarized, John Nelson of the firm reported to police Thursday. Nelson told off leers there was not more than $10 in the machine. Police reported that someone pried open the machine, and removed the money box. The burglary occurred sometime after 4 a.m. Thursday, Nelson said. Officers stated that the machine was located outside a building. Keep our Services in sight! 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