CITY OF UNCERTAIN
Minutes June 9, 2020
The City Council of Uncertain, Texas met in regular session on Tuesday June 9 , by zoom
Mayor Judye Patterson called the meeting to order. At 7:11 P.M.
Roll Call: Judye Patterson, Bub Mueller, Trish Jones, Jim Saunders were present. Martha Brown was present by telephone
Open Forum.- No Visitors
The May 12, 2020 minutes were read individually. Bub Mueller made motion to accept the minutes and Trish Jones seconded. Motion carried
The monthly and YTD financial reports were read indivally. Bub Mueller made the motion to accept. Trish Jones seconded. Motion carried.
Reviewed and signed bills. Two bills were paid.
Economic impact on mandatory closure in City revenue. Have not seen a decrease in sales tax, Hotel/Motel tax was down. Judy V will put a letter with a copy of our brochure in with the Hotel/Motel forms that will be sent July 31. She will ask B&B owners if they would put some of the brochures in their businesses.
Money transfer – Judy V. recommended we move $21,000 from Ed Jones to Texas National Bank since Ed Jones cannot give us an acceptable rate. Trish Jones made the motion to transfer $21,000 and purchase a CD. Bub Mueller seconded. Motion carried.
Income Comparison – Judy V did a revenue comparison for the last three years. Genera Revenue is the about the same. Hotel/Motel is down.
No VFD Monthly Calls
OLD BUSINESS: –
4th of July Activities Trish is working. She is trying to contact Shirley about the publicity. She has talked with Sherlyn and Dottie. She has the judges but still needs the trophies.
The Caddo Mud Run is June 20 at Crips Camp. Judy V volunteered to help Judye P,
City Wide Cleanup – The date has been set for July 25. Judy V. and Martha are handling the arrangements.
Lake Cleanup – Due to the resignation of Jim Ryan and delay due to Covid-19 it was decided to not have the lake cleanup this year.
Street Signage – Trish reported the county has put several new signs. She called and thanked them for taking care of this. She has put up one flag. Some on took it She will continue to work on this.
Paddle and Pack – Jim S has asked for maps which include pictures of local area. With stops where you can buy supplies. He thinks this will be go for Uncertain if they have a presence on Caddo Lake.
NEW BUSINESS: –
Sam Canup memorial. – Trish made a motion to donate $100 to GCLA in his memory. Bub Mueller seconded. Motion carried.
Trish Jones made a motion to accept with regrets Jim Ryan resignation. He is moving to Alabama. Bub seconded. Motion carried.
Promotion of Tax Increase devoted to streets on November 3 ballot. After discussion. Judye will chair. Trish and Jim S will work with her.
Weed Ordnance – Judye will work on this when she has time.
It was agreed Martha would buy fireworks for the 4th and Christmas.
ADJOURN: – Bub Mueller made the motion to adjourn. Jim Saunders seconded. Motion carried.
Judye Patterson, Mayor
Judy VanDeventer, City Secretary