The City Council of the City of Lavaca met for a regular monthly meeting on Monday, May 13 at city hall. Members present were Mayor Hugh Hardgrave; Aldermen: Mike Ray, Gerald Schaefer, Rick Edgerton, Dale Teague, Lorie Robertson, attorney John Verkamp and Recorder Shelly Hockaday. Benny Hunter was absent. Visitors present were Butch Maness, Steve Helms, Ken VanDusen, Renee Myers, and Randy Toon.
The meeting was called to order at 7 p.m. Mayor Hugh Hardgrave led the Pledge of Allegiance and Steve Helms led the prayer. After approving the April minutes, council members reviewed the report from the police department. The department answered 413 calls in April and made eight arrests. Additionally, 13 tickets and 27 warnings were issued.
Next, council members reviewed the report from the fire department. The department responded to 26 first responder calls and three fire calls.
Council members voted to advertise and sell a 2007 F150 2WD with sealed bids. Bids will be opened June 6 at 6:30 p.m., and the highest bidder must pay for and pickup vehicle within five business days of notification.
Council members also voted to advertise and sell a 1992 Ford F-700 with dump bed with sealed bids. Those bids will also be opened June 6 at 6:30 p.m., and the highest bidder must pay for and pickup vehicle within 5 business days of notification.
With no other items of business, meeting was adjourned.