City of Devine September departmental reports

The following monthly departmental reports were provided at the Regular Devine City Council meeting on October 15.
In September 2019, the City pumped 18,669,000 gallons of water from the Edwards Aquifer, and 2,895,000 gallons from the Carrizo Aquifer, for a monthly total of 21,564,000 gallons.
To date in 2019, the City has pumped 110,774,000 gallons of water from the Edwards Aquifer, or 339.95 acre feet of its allotted 911.730 acre feet.
In September 2018, the City pumped 8,887,000 gallons from the Edwards and 4,964,000 gallons from the Carrizo for a total of 13,851,000 gallons.
Public Works
One-hundred and ninety-four of the 197 work orders issued in September were completed. That includes 120 in the water department, seven in the police department, six in the street department, five at City Hall, four at the George S. Woods Community Center, one at Hester Park, and one at the Briscoe Park restrooms.
There were also 37 line spots and 13 after hours.
Municipal Court
A total of 1,444 traffic and 1,111 non-traffic cases were pending in the Municipal Court in the beginning of September, with 417 traffic and 380 non-traffic cases on the docket. Twenty-seven traffic cases were disposed and 41 placed on inactive status, while 21 non-traffic cases were disposed and 25 placed on inactive status.
Three active civil cases remained pending, and five juvenile transportation code cases were filed.
Forty-four arrest warrants were issued for Class C misdemeanors, with another 11 warrants issued for felonies. Three capiases pro fines were issued.
Of the $7,513.98 in fines and court costs collected, $4,828.79 was kept by the City, and $2,685.19 was remitted to the State.
Driscoll Public Library
September’s door count was 1,842, and a total of 879 library materials were checked out. Eleven new library accounts were opened, and 14 additional library cards were issued. Public access computers were used 489 times. Program and class attendance was 106.
By Marly Davis
Staff Writer