Gonzales County Emergency Services District Oct. 17
Minutes from the Sept. 19 meeting were approved.
Financial statements were accepted as is and bills were paid.
Gonzales County EMS and rescue financial and activity reports were read and accepted.
No matters were brought forward by the GCEMS board.
The GESD will hold a workshop to discuss the final steps of the GESD/GCEMS in the near future.
The GESD announced it received its state providers license.
Commie Hisey was appointed as a representative to a committee studying the feasibility of building a joint emergency station with the City of Gonzales. The board’s vote was split 3-1. Linda Carter, Johnnie Hall and Hisey voted for the appointment, Donald Rihn voted against. Board president Rene de la Garza abstained.
The next ESD board meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Nov. 20.
Smiley City Council Oct. 17
Minutes from the Aug. 26, Sept. 11 and Sept. 19 meetings were approved
Financial statements for September were approved.
City marshal, fire department and water/sewer reports were read.
A contract between the city and Steven’s Fleet Service was approved.
Discussions on setting dates for city holiday closings in November and December were tabled.
The city marshal’s blue santa event is set for Dec. 17 and the city’s Christmas open house is planned for Dec. 18.
Gonzales Main Street Oct. 22
No public comments were given.
Minutes from the Sept. 24 meeting were approved.
Several ideas were discussed for Main Street’s program of work for fiscal year 2020
The board decided to review and make notes on the annual Main Street accreditation packet. They will discuss the accreditation at a later meeting.
The board is working on budgeting and booking bands for the concert series next summer.
Board member Suzanne Young Zaitz briefed the board on the forthcoming Happy Fall Y’all event. She said she hopes to expand the event next year.
Several future agenda items relating to Winterfest were proposed.
Downtown Christmas decorations should be put up in November.
The board is still working toward bringing a renaissance fest to Gonzales
The Main Street/Sisters of the Fly camper tour raised $825.
The sponsorship packet should be ready for review at the next meeting.
Financial and administration reports were read and accepted.