City Council Closes Out Year

The Lampasas City Council held their last meeting for 2018 Monday evening, and appropriately the final community recognition for the year went to the Lampasas Badgers football team for their most successful season in many years. 

Most of the team was on hand for the honor, along with their coach Troy Rogers.  In conjunction with this recognition, Mayor Misti Talbert presented the final Community Champion award for the year to Kemma Whitehead for her tireless support of the Badger team.

In Regular Session, with six members present, the Council took the following actions:

●approved a Special Use Permit (SUP) to Ramp Automotive for a “major auto repair shop”.  The SUP had been delayed for several months while Ramp came into compliance to meet zoning regulations.  City staff reported that Ramp was in full compliance;

●approved a Change Order to ASJ Construction for  $54,580, for Municipal Court Building security and aesthetic upgrades,

●approved a bid from Southwest Fiber Optic Communication in the amount of $3,950 for installation of new fiber optic cable from the City Hall building to 1931 Roy L. Thomas Building;

●canceled the December 24th City Council meeting;

●approved an ordinance amending the Traffic and Vehicles Code  pertaining to stopping, standing and parking within the City limits, mostly around schools;

●approved the addition of Monday December 24th (Christmas Eve) to the 2018 City Holiday Schedule.  Council voted 5-1 to approve, with Councilman Robert McCauley voting NO;

●and approved a quote from Mufflers Etc. for $5,208 to purchase new tires for the Water/Wastewater Dept’s Camel Sewer Truck.

One final note.

It was reported that more than 400 people attended the annual Fire Department Toy Drive Luncheon held yesterday at the fire station.Food was served by members of both the Fire and Police