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WE'RE

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GOING TO BRING THIS MEETING TO ORDER A SAFETY COMMITTEE.

IT'S UM, FEBRUARY THE FIRST AND, UM, UH, FIRST OF ALL, WE'VE GOT TWO ITEMS THAT WE'RE GONNA DISCUSS.

AND, UM, FIRST OF ALL, WE NEED TO APPROVE THE MEETING MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING THAT WE HAD.

AND, UH, BJ, I KNOW YOU WEREN'T WITH US THEN, BUT, UM, DYLAN, DO YOU WANT TO MAKE A MOTION? YES.

I MOVE TO APPROVE THE MINUTES.

SECOND BETAINE IS, OH, YOU WEREN'T THERE? I SAID, NO, I CAN'T SAY FOR THAT.

CAUSE THAT WASN'T THE RIGHT.

RIGHT.

SO THE MEETINGS WERE APPROVED THE MINUTES.

SO NOW WE'LL GO TO OUR FIRST ITEM, BUT BEFORE I SAY THAT, IF YOU WANT TO SAY SOMETHING, JUST RAISE YOUR HAND LIKE THIS SO I CAN SEE YOU AND THEN WE'LL LET YOU SPEAK.

OKAY.

BECAUSE WE'RE, WE DON'T HAVE THAT OTHER THINGS.

GO AHEAD, CHIEF.

OKAY.

SO WE HAVE TWO ITEMS ON TONIGHT'S AGENDA.

UH, THE FIRST ITEM IS TO CONSIDER AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING VEHICLES FROM PARKING ON CITY OWNED PROPERTY, EXCEPT IN DESIGNATING PARKING SPACES.

UH, MR. BETTS IS HERE TODAY.

HE HAS, UH, DEVELOPED AN ORDINANCE AND HE'S GOING TO KIND OF EXPLAIN WHAT THE ORDINANCE SAYS.

GOOD EVENING, MR. CHAIRMAN, COUNCILMAN.

SO THIS, THIS WAS BROUGHT TO MY ATTENTION BY MR. BERA.

AND WE'VE HAD THIS ISSUE ARISE BOTH, UH, IN THE SITUATIONS POINT OUT VIA MR. VIERRA AND IN SOME OTHER SITUATIONS AND IT GOES AS FOLLOWS.

SO WE HAVE THE CITY OWNS LOTS AND VARIOUS PIECES OF PROPERTY AROUND THE CITY OF GARLAND.

AND SOMETIMES WHEN PEOPLE DO IS WHEN LOTS OWNED BY THE CITY AND THEY DON'T KNOW WHO OWNS IT, AND IT'S JUST A PIECE OF PROPERTY SITTING THERE, THEY PUT CARS OUT ON IT SOMETIMES TO SELL SOMETIMES JUST TO PARK THERE TO THE STORE AND THE HOPES THAT NOBODY WILL COMPLAIN.

AND OF COURSE, PEOPLE COMPLAINING BECAUSE THEY DON'T WANT THE CARS PARKED THERE.

UH, TYPICALLY WE HAD A GUY WHO PROMPTED THIS WAS, WAS PUTTING HIS CAR ON A LOT OWNED BY THE CITY AND HE HAD A FOR SALE SIGN ON IT, WHICH OF COURSE IS ILLEGAL.

SO WE POINTED OUT TO HIM, HE COULDN'T HAVE A FOR SALE SIGN ON IT.

HE JUST PUT HIS PHONE NUMBER ON IT, WHICH IS THE OTHER THING THAT THEY DO.

AND, AND, UH, YOU KNOW, INTERESTINGLY ENOUGH, WE DIDN'T HAVE AN ORDINANCE THAT PREVENTED WHAT HE WAS DOING THAT IS TO JUST PLOP YOUR VEHICLE ON A CITY PROPERTY SOMEWHERE AND PARK IT THERE FOR THE, UH, WHATEVER PERIOD OF TIME YOU WANT.

YOU COULDN'T LEAVE IT UNATTENDED FOR MORE THAN 48 HOURS, OF COURSE, BUT THAT'S NOT WHAT THEY WERE DOING.

THEY PARK IT THERE FOR A DAY OR TWO AND TRY TO SELL IT.

AND THEN THEY MOVE IT TO ANOTHER PLACE AND TRY TO SELL IT AND MOVE BACK TO THE CITY'S LAW AND TRY TO SELL IT.

AND SO, UH, WHAT WE PROPOSE IS, UH, LAURA, WILL YOU PUT UP THE FIRST PAGE OF THE ORDINANCE? WE PUT THIS UP.

SO, SO WE HAVE 33 55 AND THAT'S KIND OF THE PLACE WHERE WE PUT, UH, PARKING OFFENSES, WHERE WE TOOK A LOT OF THE STATE LAW OFFENSES AND SOME OF THE GENERAL PARKING OFFENSES AND PUT THEM IN.

WHAT WE PROPOSE IS THE ONE THAT'S IN RED THAT SAYS ON PUBLIC PROPERTIES, IT'S OUR PROPERTY OTHER THAN A ROADWAY, BECAUSE OF COURSE WE OWN THE ROADWAYS, BUT DON'T MEAN THAT IF IT'S ON PUBLIC PROPERTY, OTHER THAN A ROADWAY, NOT IN A DESIGNATED PARKING SPOT.

SO IT SAYS THE FOLLOWING PLACES, A PERSON COMMITS AN OFFENSE.

IF THEY PARK THERE AND THIS WOULD BE ON PUBLIC PROPERTY OTHER THAN A ROADWAY, NOT IN A COSMETIC PARKING SPACE.

AND SO WHAT THAT WOULD ALLOW US TO DO IS IF SOMEBODY DECIDES THEY'RE GOING TO PARK A VEHICLE, IT'S ACTUALLY SOLVE TWO DIFFERENT PROBLEMS. ONE IS IF THEY'RE ON PUBLIC PROPERTY AND THERE ARE DESIGNATED PARKING SPACES AND THEY JUST PARK SOMEPLACE WHERE IT'S NOT A DESIGNATED PARKING SPACE, YOU KNOW, SOME GROW, LOTS OF PEOPLE DECIDE THEY DON'T WANT TO WALK TO THE BACK OF THE PARKING LOT.

SO THEY PARK UP AGAINST THE CURVES PLACES IN THE, IN THE PATHWAYS WHERE PEOPLE TRY TO GET IN AND OUT, IT WOULD SOLVE THAT PROBLEM.

IT WOULD ALSO SOLVE THE PROBLEM OF PEOPLE WHO, UH, PARKED VEHICLES AND LEAD VEHICLES, UH, ON OUR CITY PROPERTY FOR THE PURPOSE OF SELLING THEM, UH, STORING THEM, DOING OTHER THINGS WITH THEM.

AND, UH, IT'S A PRETTY SIMPLE FIX.

AND YOU'LL SEE, THERE'S TWO SECTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN PROPOSED.

ONE IS CREATES A CIVIL OFFENSE FOR THE PARKING, UH, OF THE VEHICLE THERE FOR THE REGISTERED OWNER OF THE VEHICLE.

AND THE SECOND, IF YOU'LL SCROLL TO THE NEXT PAGE FOR, UH, MAKES IT AN OFFENSE FOR THE PERSON WHO OWNS ONE ONE'S FOR THE PERSON WHO OWNS THE VEHICLE, THE IS FOR THE PERSON WHO PARKS IT THERE.

SO IF YOU CATCH THE PERSON, PARKING IT THERE, YOU COULD WRITE THEM A TICKET.

IF YOU CAN'T FIGURE OUT WHO PARKED IT THERE,

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YOU CAN WRITE THE OWNER OF THE VEHICLE, A TICKET.

AND SO IT'S A PRETTY SIMPLE FIX TO THE ORDINANCE AND, AND, UH, THE SOLVE, UH, THE SMALL PROBLEMS THAT WE HAVE WITH THIS, I WOULD RECOMMEND THAT THE COMMITTEE, UH, CONSIDER APPROVING THIS AND FORWARDING IT ON TO THE CITY COUNCIL.

I MIGHT MAKE SOMEBODY MAKE A MOTION FOR THAT.

RIGHT? YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS FOR ME? I'M HAPPY TO ADDRESS.

I JUST HAVE ONE QUESTION CHAIRMAN, GO AHEAD.

YEAH.

MR. BEDS, THIS, SO THIS WOULD REALLY NOT ADDRESS THESE SALES OF THE VEHICLES.

THEY CAN'T, IT COULD STILL SAY SELL IT, BUT THEY HAVE TO BE IN A PARKING SPOT.

IS THAT CORRECT? WELL, THEY CAN'T SELL, THEY CAN'T SELL A BIG ON PUBLIC PROPERTY.

THEY CAN PARK A PARKING SPOT AND JUST PUT A PHONE NUMBER ON IT.

IF THEY DO IT FOR SALE.

IF YOU SAY THOSE FOR SALE, THEN, THEN THERE'S ANOTHER SECTION THAT YOU VIOLATE.

THIS IS REALLY ABOUT THE PLACES WHERE THEY'RE PARKED, WHERE THEY JUST, AND THE PROPERTY WAS A PROPERTY THAT WE HAD CONDEMNED SOME TIME AGO.

UH, AND IT WAS JUST, IT'S ESSENTIALLY AN EMPTY LOT WITH, UH, SOME PAVING ON IT.

AND THE GUY JUST PULLS IT IN PARKS THERE.

AND THEN WE'VE HAD OTHER PLACES WHERE THEY'VE PARKED ON CITY PROPERTY AND THEY PARKED OUT IN THE ROADWAY.

I MEAN, NOT IN A, NOT IN A DESIGNATED PARKING SPOT.

THEY PULL IT IN PARK UP AGAINST THE CURB OR PULL IN AND PARK, NOT IN A FIRE LANE, BUT JUST ESSENTIALLY BLOCKING THE FLOW OF TRAFFIC AND BELIEVE IT OR NOT, THERE WAS NO CURRENT PARKING ORDINANCE THAT FEELS WITH THAT.

WE HAVE ONE THAT SAYS, IF YOU'RE IN A PARKING SPOT, YOU CAN'T THINK OF TWO SPOTS.

WE HAVE THAT ONE ALREADY.

UH, BUT WE NEVER HAD ANYTHING FOR THIS.

AND SO IT'S JUST ONE THAT WE, WE ADDED FOR THAT REASON, BUT NO, IT WOULD NOT SOLVE THE PROBLEM OF PEOPLE PUTTING THEIR PHONE NUMBER ON THE VEHICLE.

UM, IF WE DETERMINED THAT THEY'RE TRYING TO SELL THE VEHICLE, WE CAN WRITE THEM FOR THAT.

OKAY.

ALL RIGHT.

WELL, THANK YOU.

THANK YOU, MR. CHAIRMAN.

THANK YOU.

THANK YOU.

UM, THE REASON WE GOT A QUESTIONS, GO AHEAD.

GO AHEAD.

GO AHEAD.

WATCH SICK.

WHAT'S THE ENFORCEMENT ARM OF THIS? WELL, AT LEAST IT ALL BE CIVIL ENFORCEMENT UNDER THE, UNDER THE, UH, PARKING PROGRAM ORDINANCE.

SO THERE'LL BE CIVIL ENFORCEMENT WOULD BE A $25 TICKET FOR THE FIRST OFFENSE, $50 FOR THE SECOND OFFENSE, $75 FOR THE THIRD OFFENSE WITHIN A CALENDAR YEAR ROLLING CALENDAR YEAR WHEN YOU HAD THE FIRST DEFENSE.

OKAY.

AND IT, AND IT'S, AND IT, IF IT'S A SINGLE OFFENSE, IS IT TIME, TIME DRIVEN? SO IN HOURS THEY HAVE TO BE 24 HOURS, EIGHT HOURS.

IF YOU PARK ON PUBLIC PROPERTY, OTHER THAN IT DOES NEED A PARKING SPOT AND YOU JUST GO OUT AND PARK ON ONE OF OUR PROPERTIES AND LEAVE YOUR VEHICLE SO THAT YOU'RE PARKED AND YOU COMMIT THE OFFENSE JUST BY PARKING ON THAT NON DESIGNATED PARKING SPOT.

OKAY.

AND MY LAST QUESTION IS THIS, THIS, THIS, THIS IS NOT, UM, UM, THIS IS NOT CONFINED TO ANY PARTICULAR SIZE VEHICLE.

IS IT ALL VEHICLES JUST KEEPS PEOPLE FROM PARKING VEHICLES ON CITY OWNED PROPERTY IF THEY'RE NOT IN A DESIGNATED PARKING SPOT.

OKAY.

OKAY.

SO THIS WOULD INCLUDE, UH, 18 QUILTERS TRACTOR TRAILERS, HEAVY EQUIPMENT, THAT KIND OF THING.

YES.

AND WE'VE HAD SOME THAT GO ON TOO.

YES.

OKAY, GREAT.

THANKS, SIR.

THANK YOU, MR CHAIR.

YES, SIR.

UM, THE REASON THIS CAME UP BECAUSE THIS EMPTY LOT THAT ARE, I BROUGHT THIS UP WAS IT WAS AN EMPTY LOT AND THE EMPTY LOT, THE GUY WAS PARKED IN ON THE CONCRETE, BUT THE CONCRETE AREA WAS A ALLEY AND THE ALLEY AND HE WAS BLOCKING THE ALLEY.

SO THAT'S WHAT IT WAS BROUGHT UP.

OKAY.

THANK YOU, CHIEF.

NEXT ONE.

OKAY.

SO, UM, LET ME GO BACK TO THE PARKING LOT.

I'M SORRY.

I'M SORRY.

YEAH, MOTION.

I'M SORRY TO APPROVE TO BRING IT TO COUNCIL.

ANYBODY SHALL MAKE A MOTION TO BRING IT FORTH.

I'LL SECOND.

IT, WELL, IT'S APPROVED TO BRING TO COUNCIL NUMBER ONE ITEM, GO HIT YOU.

SO THE NUMBER ONE ITEM, WE WILL, I WILL PRESENT THAT TO COUNCIL AS IT'S WRITTEN BY MIKE BETTS.

AND, UM, WE'LL BRING THAT FORWARD HERE IN A FEW WEEKS.

THE SECOND OPTION, THE SECOND TOPIC IS DISCUSSED TOPICS RELATED TO STREET RACING ON GARLAND STREETS.

AND I'LL START ON THIS ONE AND KIND OF GIVE YOU A HISTORY ON WHAT WE'VE DONE SO FAR.

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UM, THIS IS A PROBLEM REGIONALLY.

IT'S A PROBLEM, UH, ACROSS TEXAS AND WE SEEN IT GET WORSE UNDER COVID, UM, AS SOME OF OUR YOUTH HAVE LESS TO DO.

AND SO THEY'RE FINDING THINGS TO DO.

AND ONE OF THOSE IS STREET RACING.

UM, WE, WE ATTACK IT A NUMBER OF WAYS.

ONE IS THROUGH STREET HUMPS.

NOW STREET HUMPS ARE VERY, UH, EFFECTIVE.

AND, AND WE, ESPECIALLY IN OUR INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT BECAUSE OUR INDUSTRIAL AREA GETS VACATED AT NIGHT.

AND SO YOU HAVE THESE NICE STRAIGHT STREETS THAT, UM, THESE RACERS HAVE FOUND AND WE'RE RACING UP AND DOWN THE INDUSTRIAL AREAS.

SO, UM, I'M SURE YOU'VE NOTICED OVER THE PAST COUPLE OF YEARS, WE'VE PUT OUT A LOT OF STREET HUMPS ON THESE, WHICH HAS COMPLETELY MOVED THEM OUT OF THE INDUSTRIAL AREA.

UNFORTUNATELY, IT'S MOVED THEM ONTO THE MAJOR STREETS.

UM, THE OTHER THING WE'VE DONE IS WE, UH, PRIORITIZE THESE AS A HIGH PRIORITY, REPRIORITIZE THEM AS A NUMBER TWO.

AND SO WHEN WE HAVE THESE GROUPS GATHERING, UM, WE SEND A LOT OF OFFICERS THERE VERY QUICKLY, AND THAT HAS ALSO BEEN VERY EFFECTIVE.

WE DON'T HAVE THAT ISSUE.

IF YOU SEE IN DALLAS, YOU'LL SEE GROUPS THAT WILL TAKE OVER AN ENTIRE INTERSECTION OR AN ENTIRE STREET.

UM, THEY'LL HAVE PARTICIPANTS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE STREETS AND THEY'RE RUNNING A DRAG RACE.

WE DON'T HAVE THAT HERE BECAUSE OUR RESPONSE IS SO QUICK.

UM, IN FACT, ONCE WE SEE THEM GATHERING AT ANY LOCATION, WE ARE THERE, UH, YOU KNOW, WITHIN A MATTER OF MINUTES.

AND SO THAT HAS DISPERSED THOSE LARGE GROUPS FROM SHOWING UP IN GARLAND.

THE ONE ISSUE WE DO HAVE THAT WE CONSTANTLY FIGHT IS WHEN YOU HAVE TWO INDIVIDUALS THAT SHOW UP AT A RED LIGHT, THEY LOOK AT EACH OTHER AND THEY RACE.

AND THAT'S THE ONE THAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT FOR US TO ADDRESS BECAUSE WE CAN'T BE EVERYWHERE.

YOU KNOW, THEY'RE SMART ENOUGH TO LOOK AROUND, TO SEE IF THEY HAVE SEE ANY SQUAD CARS.

AND, UH, IT'S THOSE INDIVIDUALS WE'VE CAUGHT A LOT OF THEM.

WE'VE MADE, UH, MULTIPLE ARRESTS, BUT THAT'S THE ONE THAT'S DIFFICULT FOR US.

WE DO HAVE PROJECTS ON OCCASION, YOU KNOW, OR OUR STAFFING IS, IS REAL TIGHT RIGHT NOW WORKING, UH, THE COVID EVENTS AND WITH SOME OUT DUE TO COVID EXPOSURES.

UH, BUT WE DO SPECIAL PROJECTS WHERE WE, UH, WHEN WE HAVE THE HOT AREAS WHERE WE'RE GETTING A LOT OF RACERS, WE'LL SET OFFICERS OUT THERE AND SOMETIMES THEY'LL SIT ALL NIGHT AND NOT CATCH ANYBODY.

UH, SOMETIMES THEY'LL SIT OUT THERE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AND CATCH MULTIPLE PEOPLE.

UM, BUT IT'S SO SPORADIC AND IT'S SO WIDESPREAD, UM, THAT IT HAS BEEN DIFFICULT FOR US.

I THINK WE'VE MADE A DENT IN IT, BUT IT'S JUST BEEN A DICK.

CAUSE WE, WE GET COMPLAINTS OFTEN ABOUT THAT.

UM, IF THERE ARE STREETS, ESPECIALLY NEIGHBORHOOD STREETS, YOU KNOW, THE, THE SHALLOWS AND THE JUPITERS AND THE KINGSLEYS, WE CANNOT PUT STREET HUMPS ON THOSE ROADS.

BUT IF WE DO HAVE NEIGHBORHOOD STREETS THAT ARE VERY STRAIGHT AND THAT ARE LONG AND CONDUCIVE TO A RACING, WE CAN PUT STREET HUMPS UP THERE.

AND WE ABSORB THE COST OF THAT.

YOU KNOW, MOST OF THE TIME WHEN THE CITIZENS ARE REQUESTING, UM, THEY, THEY PUT IN HALF AND WE PUT IN HALF, BUT WHEN WE'RE HAVING THIS ISSUE OF RACING, WE'RE ABSORBING ALL THE COSTS OF THAT.

SO IF WE HAVE THAT LOCATION, WE'RE HAPPY TO, UH, TO LOOK AT THAT AND ADDRESS IT.

UM, I DON'T KNOW OF ANY RIGHT NOW, BUT I'M SURE THERE'S SOME THAT I DON'T KNOW ABOUT, BUT, UM, I THINK THAT'S ALL I HAD.

UH, THERE ARE LAWS IN PLACE, UH, VERY STRINGENT LAWS IN THE STATE OF TEXAS AGAINST RACING.

UH, THOSE LAWS INCLUDE PARTICIPANTS.

IT'S NOT JUST THE DRIVER.

IT'S ANY, IF YOU PARTICIPATE IN ANY FASHION, YOU KNOW, THE FLAG WAVER OR WHATEVER PARTICIPANTS THERE MAY BE.

UM, THOSE LAWS ADDRESS THOSE PEOPLE AS WELL.

IT'S NOT JUST THE DRIVERS.

UM, SO I, IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR AN ORDINANCE OR A LAW TO PUT IN PLACE, I DON'T KNOW WHAT WE COULD DO.

THAT'S NOT ALREADY IN PLACE.

I KNEW, UH, THE CITY OF DALLAS HAS DONE A FEW DIFFERENT THINGS.

UM, THE, BUT THEY'RE TRYING TO ROUTES THAT ARE GATHERING.

WE'RE NOT HAVING THAT ISSUE IN GARLAND.

UM, OURS ARE JUST INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE, THAT ARE RACING.

SO I'LL OPEN IT UP TO QUESTIONS NOW.

ANY QUESTIONS DYLAN? NO, SIR.

IT SOUNDS LIKE WE ALREADY HAVE EVERYTHING ON THE BOOKS THAT WE NEED, AND I APPRECIATE THE CHIEF'S EFFORTS, UH, TO DO THAT.

I WISH WE PUT A FEW MORE SPEED HUMPS AROUND IN MY MIND NEIGHBORHOODS I'VE REPRESENTED.

I GET QUITE A FEW COMPLAINTS AS WELL, BUT I DON'T THINK THEY'RE HUGE STREET RACING PROBLEMS. JUST FAST DRIVERS.

RIGHT? RIGHT.

NO, I DON'T, I DON'T HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.

CHIEF KNOWS MY PROBLEMS, NOT RACING.

IT'S I DON'T KNOW.

CHIEF KNOWS THE TERM, UH, THESE, THESE BACKFIRING CARS.

THAT'S, THAT'S MY BIGGEST ISSUE DOWN HERE.

SO NOW STREET RACING, THAT'S IT, IT'S HOLDING

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UP.

THAT'S A WHOLE DIFFERENT CONVERSATION, BUT TIFF, YOU DID SAY THAT WE'RE NOT HAVING A TUX AND SOME FOLKS, UH, OVER TO DALLAS.

AND ONE OF THE THINGS THAT, THAT, THAT, THAT, THAT IS SOMETHING ELSE THAT'S A RUNNING INTO ARE THE BIG CROWDS AND CREATING BARRIERS AROUND ACTUAL RACING AND ACTUALLY INTERFERING WITH THE, AS THEY ARRIVE.

BUT WHEN WE'RE NOT EXPERIENCED WITH THAT KIND OF THING HERE, RIGHT.

CHEAP, WE ARE NOT EXPERIENCING THAT RIGHT NOW.

UH, THIS TIME LAST YEAR, I WOULD'VE SAID YES.

UH, THIS TIME, LAST YEAR WE HAD THE BIG GROUP SHOWING UP IN, UM, AROUND THE KINGSLEY FIRST AREA.

THEY WERE TAKING OVER, UH, ENTIRE PARKING LOTS.

UM, SO WE HAD THAT INITIALLY, BUT WE HIT IT SO HARD.

YOU KNOW, WE MADE IT AT A HIGH PRIORITY AND WE SENT A LOT OF SQUADS AND WE DID NOT PUT UP WITH ANY NONSENSE.

AND SO WE'VE HIT THOSE ISSUES VERY HARD.

AND WE'VE SEEN, WE FOLLOW THESE GROUPS ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND WE'VE SEEN THEM SAY, STAY OUT OF GARLAND.

IT'S TOO HOT, YOU KNOW, SO LET'S MEET UP SOMEWHERE ELSE.

AND SO I WOULD NOT BE SURPRISED AT SOME POINT, IF THOSE GROUPS CREEPED BACK INTO GARLAND TO TRY TO TEST THE WATERS, BUT THEY'LL GET THE SAME, UH, GRADING, IF THEY COME IN.

THE, THE REASON THAT I BROUGHT THIS UP BECAUSE IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD IN DISTRICT SIX, I HAD A NEIGHBOR, I MEAN, NOT A NEIGHBOR, BUT, UM, ONE OF MY RESIDENTS HERE, UH, THEY TOOK HIS FAST DOWN TWICE ON THE INTERSECTION OF LAWLER AND YALE DIA WAS ON PLANE, A ROTE.

AND, UM, THEY TOOK HIS VANS DAMN TOO FOR RACING ON PLAN ROAD.

BUT, UM, I'VE TOLD THE SHAVE WHERE THEY WERE GATHERING AND, UH, CLOSE TO THAT BARBERSHOP SHAPE ON PLAYING ROADRUNNER.

AND, UH, I THINK IT, UM, QUIETEN THAT DOWN, BUT, UM, IT'S HARD TO CATCH THEM.

I KNOW IT'S HARD TO CATCH THEM BECAUSE THEY GOT TOO MANY PEOPLE WITH CELL PHONES, CALL IT, HEY, YOU GOTTA GET OUT OF THERE.

YEAH, THEY HAVE, THEY HAVE SPOTTERS.

THAT WILL EXACTLY.

UM, BUT THAT'S OKAY BECAUSE, UH, IF THEY WANT TO SAY, HEY, GET OUT OF THERE.

THAT SOLVES OUR ISSUE.

AND IF YOU HAVE, IF YOU HAVE A HOTSPOT AREA, IF YOU HAVE AN AREA THAT YOU'RE GETTING A LOT OF THIS, LET US KNOW, AND WE WILL, UH, WE'LL PUT THAT ENFORCEMENT OUT THERE AND THAT, UM, HAS AN IMPACT.

UM, I CAN HEAR THEM FROM MY HOUSE ON THE HIGHWAY.

IT'S ANOTHER ISSUE IS, IS RACING ON BOARD, MR. VIERRA.

UM, WE HAVE ONE ATTENDEE HERE AND HE HAS GOT HIS HAND RAISED.

AND HE'S TO ASK YOU A QUESTION, SO GO AHEAD.

I'LL LET YOU HANDLE THAT.

HOW YOU SEE FIT.

UH IT'S IT'S A MR. TRUCK.

LET, LET, LET THEM SPEAK.

CHAIRMAN BEAR.

YES, SIR.

I'D LIKE TO ADDRESS SOMETHING TO THE CHIEF ABOUT, UH, THESE GUYS DOING DONUTS AND INTERSECTIONS ON BROADMORE AND INTERVALE, IT'S AN ONGOING THING.

UH, IT'S IN THE NEW WORLD AREA.

IT'S RIGHT OFF THE CENTERVILLE INTERVALE IN BROADMORE.

AND I JUST WONDER IF HE'S DOING ANYTHING ABOUT THESE GUYS DOING DOUGHNUTS AND THESE INTERSECTIONS, MR. WELLBORN WHAT, WHAT NIGHT, TELL ME WHAT NIGHTS YOU'RE SEEING THAT, UH, AND HOW OFTEN YOU'RE SEEING IT.

IT'S, UH, I DON'T LIVE IN THAT AREA, BUT A FRIEND OF MINE, HE HAS NOTIFIED THE POLICE DEPARTMENT OF THESE, UH, LAST WEEK.

AND IT SEEMS TO BE THE SAME GUY.

HE CAME IN, UH, ABOUT 10 O'CLOCK, LIKE HE WAS COMING HOME FROM WORK AND HE'D DONE ABOUT FIVE DONUTS AND HE CAME BACK ABOUT AN HOUR LATER AND DONE ABOUT FIVE MORE.

YOU CAME BACK AGAIN AND DONE FIVE MORE.

HE'S NOT LEAVING ANY MARKINGS ON THE STREETS.

USUALLY YOU'LL SEE BLACK MARKS, BUT HE DOESN'T LEAVE ANY MARKS.

OKAY.

YEAH.

THAT'S DEFINITELY AN ISSUE.

OUR NEIGHBORHOOD POLICE OFFICER CAN HELP WITH.

UH, SO I'LL, I'LL GET HIM IN TOUCH WITH YOU THROUGH IT.

UM, I KNOW HE HAS YOUR NUMBER AND IF WE CAN IDENTIFY WHO THAT IS, HOPEFULLY WE CAN ADDRESS IT WITH THAT SPECIFIC INDIVIDUAL.

UH, I APPRECIATE, UH, EVERYTHING YOU ALL ARE DOING.

I HADN'T HEARD ANY GUNSHOTS IN THIS AREA IN THE LAST PROBABLY, UH, 30 DAYS.

MAYBE LIKE YOU SAID, IT MIGHT'VE BEEN THE WEATHER.

I HOPE IT WASN'T.

UH, THANK YOU, MR. WILDER ACHIEVE.

UM, I WANT TO, CAN YOU MENTION THAT TO OUR PEOPLE THAT ARE LISTENING

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OR NO VAN ABOUT THE BACKFIRING OF CARS THAT LOOKED LIKE FIRING SHOTS? UH, YES.

AND I THINK THAT'S PART OF THE RACING DISCUSSION.

UH, YOU KNOW, UM, WE HAVE, UH, SOME OF THESE RACERS, THIS IS, THIS FALLS INTO THAT CATEGORY BECAUSE THEY, THEY, UH, THEY FORM THEIR CAR IN A WAY THAT THEY RUBBED THEIR ENGINE UP HIGH.

AND ONCE THEY RELEASE THE GAS, THAT EXCESS GAS IS IGNITED AS IT EXITS THE VEHICLE.

AND IT SOUNDS LIKE GUNFIRE.

SO WHEN WE HAVE THIS RACING PROBLEM, THAT'S SOME OF THE PROBLEMS WE HAVE WITH THIS.

AND I CAN TELL YOU, I'VE HEARD THIS MYSELF.

AND THE FIRST TIME I HEARD IT, I COULD NOT, I THOUGHT IT WAS GUNFIRE AND I KNOW GUNFIRE, IT SOUNDS LIKE GUNFIRE.

UM, SO, YOU KNOW, JUST WHEN WE THINK WE HAVE OUR HEAD WRAPPED AROUND ALL THE ISSUES, THESE KIDS COME UP WITH SOMETHING THAT WAS, THIS WASN'T AN ISSUE A YEAR AGO.

UH, BUT IT IS SOMETHING IT IS AGAINST THE LAW.

THAT'S DISORDERLY CONDUCT, THAT'S CREATING AN EXCESSIVE NOISE.

IT'S, IT'S SOMETHING THAT WE DO STOP AND ADDRESS WITH THEM.

UM, BUT IT'S JUST ONE MORE.

AND THE PROBLEM WITH THIS IS EVEN THOUGH THAT'S KIND OF A NUISANCE ISSUE, IT SOUNDS LIKE, UH, SOMETHING EXTREMELY SERIOUS.

SO YEAH, THAT'S, UH, SOMETIMES CHEAP THOSE 18 WHEELERS.

WHEN I USED TO HELP THIS GUIDANCE WAS 18 WHEEL.

YOU GO THROUGH A SMALL TOWN AND SAID, DO NOT DROP YOUR GAP.

I MEAN, THE SPEED LIMIT FATS JUST SLOW IT DOWN BEFORE YOU HIT THAT FAT BECAUSE YOU KNOW, IT'S BACKFIRED THE SAME THING, LIKE WE'RE TALKING ABOUT ANY, ANYTHING ELSE THAT Y'ALL WANT TO TALK ABOUT OR BRING UP? NOPE, NO, SIR, SIR.

I DON'T HAVE, I DON'T HAVE ANYTHING I'M SURE.

OKAY.

MR. BITCH, OFFICER BAIT, YOU GOT TO RESIGN CHIEF.

UH, SO BEFORE WE CLOSE OUT THIS ISSUE, UM, IF, IF THIS IS THE DIRECTION YOU WANT TO GO, UM, I'LL, WE'LL JUST UPDATE THIS ON THE NOTES, UH, THAT WE HAD A DISCUSSION ON IT AND THAT WILL, UH, YOU KNOW, WE'LL KEEP LOOKING AT, AT LAWS AND WE'LL PUT EXTRA ENFORCEMENT INTO THIS, IF THAT WORKS FOR YOU, AS FAR AS CLOSING THIS ISSUE OUT, AND THEN WE'LL PRESENT THAT IN THE NOTES.

AND THEN ALONG WITH THE OTHER ORDINANCE THAT I'LL COME BACK TO COUNCIL WITH, I THINK, I THINK THAT'S VERY GOOD IDEA, BUT, UM, ALSO IF, UH, THE PEOPLE, THE NEIGHBORS ON THE NEIGHBORHOODS ON THE SHOPPING CENTER, WHEN, WHERE ALL THE GUYS CONGREGATE, YOU KNOW, AT NIGHT AND IF THEY SEE THEM TO CALL US, LET US KNOW THEY DO THAT.

WE GET THERE SO QUICKLY THAT IT REALLY IMPACTS THEIR BUSINESS.

UM, THEY'RE THEY ARE AWARE OF IT AND THEY DO CALL US.

I JUST, I JUST WANT TO BRING THIS UP TO THE COUNCIL.

WE DON'T, I MEAN, WE DON'T HAVE TO DO ANYTHING BECAUSE I THINK YOU'RE DOING A GREAT JOB ON IT.

SO I THINK WE'RE JUST SHOULD MENTION IT TO THE CITY COUNCIL ON THE WORK SESSION, OUR NEXT TIME THAT WE HAVE THE WORK SEARCH.

OKAY.

SO YOU WANT TO DO ONE VERBAL UPDATE ON OUR DISCUSSION COUNSEL? YEAH.

OKAY.

ON THE, ON THE STREET RACING, YOU KNOW, JUST BRING IT TO THE COUNCIL.

JUST TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT THIS OTHER ISSUE THAT WE'RE GOING TO BRING TO COUNCIL, BUT, UH, THE PARKING.

OKAY.

OKAY.

UH, AND YOU KNOW, JUST YOUR MONITOR.

UH, WE'LL GET A FIRST AND SECOND AND WE'LL MOVE FORWARD WITH THAT, THAT DIRECTION.

AND THEN, UH, BYE.

I MOVED HER PROOF.

YEAH.

BRING IT TO COUNCIL SECOND, JOE.

LET'S APPROVE AT IT.

MAJORITY APPROVE.

GOT IT.

SO THAT, UH, WE HAVE ANYTHING ELSE? NO, SIR.

THAT'S ALL I HAVE YET.

MR. MICHAEL.

NO, SIR.

NOT SANDRA THE AGENDA.

OKAY.

WELL, IF WE DON'T HAVE ANYTHING ELSE, I'LL THINK THIS MEETING IS ADJOURNED.

* This transcript was compiled from uncorrected Speech-to-Text.