Double Oak Gazette (Double Oak, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 6, Ed. 1, May 1991 Page: 4 of 20
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Double Oak Town Council
The Town Council of Double Oak met on February 18, 1991, at 7:30
PM in a regular session.
Council approved a request from the DOVFD to match $1,076 in funds
earned by the Recycling Program.
Council approved an election order to hold a General Election on
May 4, 1991, and appointment of an Election Judge, Alternate Judge,
Absentee Ballot Board. They also approved compensation for the
judges and clerks.
Mayor Handzel announced that he and Council Member Knappenberger
met with Jack Wagner and Mike Burton who work for Denton County to
discuss road repairs and review the interlocal agreement. Mr.
Wagner stated that they could not give a timetable for road repair
completion and that the Denton County Commissioner Court would be
meeting in the future to set a priority list for them to follow.
Mayor Handzel stated that the Council might consider seeking
outside assistance to fill the major potholes in the streets
throughout town. Council agreed that this should be done and Mayor
Handzel stated that he would contact several companies.
Council Member Gumienik stated that she had spoken to Carolyn
Bender, member of the Americans in the Middle East (AIME) support
group, and that they had requested that the Council attend a
support rally to be held in Lewisville, Saturday, March 2nd at 2:00
PM. She stated that there would be National coverage of this
Mayor Handzel stated that the sales tax revenue for this period was
$1,987.66 which is a 29.9% increase. The Mayor also stated that
Don Holley, owner of Cap’s, volunteered his carpentry skills and
lumber to place permanent structures similar to bulletin boards at
prime locations in town. These structures would aid the community
by informing them of town events.
Pat Dews, DOVFD member, updated Council about the recent grass fire
in the Town limits. She stated that Flower Mound and Argyle Fire
Departments had assisted.
City Secretary, Susan Ripps, stated that animal control
registration was slow.
Council adjourned into Executive Session at 8:17 PM with respect
to the appointment of a public officer or employee. Council
reconvened the regular session at 8:55 and adjourned the meeting
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Vernon, Kathleen & McGregor, Mike. Double Oak Gazette (Double Oak, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 6, Ed. 1, May 1991, newspaper, May 1991; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1004810/m1/4/: accessed July 10, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Flower Mound Public Library.