May 10th, 2002
May 9th, 2002
City Clerk Barbara Belz administers the Oath of Office
to Tim Mikeska
joining him is his wife Candy and his youngest son, Timothy.
Commitment To Public Service
following is taken from the Taylor City Council's Minutes of the March
The City Council of the City of Taylor met on March 26, 2002, 6:00
p.m. City Hall, Taylor, Texas with the following present:
Mayor Jeffrey M. Berger City Manager Frank Salvato Mayor Pro Tem Donald
R. Hill City Clerk Barbara Belz Council member Bernabe Gonzales City
Attorney Ted Hejl Council member Gary Maruska
Absent: Council member Calvin Janak, Sr.
CANCEL MAY 4, 2002 AT LARGE COUNCIL ELECTION – RESOLUTION
Mayor Berger moved to approve Resolution No. R02-5 declaring Rudy
Leonard Mikeska, Jr. elected to office
"My sincere thanks to
all of those citizens of Taylor and my family who have supported me
in this endeavor..... I am ready and willing to serve"......Tim
Serving the Governor of Texas
April 27, 2002 Rudy Mikeska's served the Governor of Texas at
the State Capitol The Governor was saluted with cannon fire from the
Texas Army National Guard
Over 2,800 guests were served our Traditional Texas Bar-B-Q
Our long time friend, Peter Chapa is shown carving one of over 200 Beef
Briskets and 2,000 links of Mikeska's Sausage that were served to the
Grilled Chicken Breast, Hot Dogs, and Mikeska's Sausage Tortilla Wraps
Shawn Newsom is shown pulling one of over 1,500 hamburgers that he cooked
on our Mobile SP-500 Pit
Judy and Darvin Kaase are finally Grandparents!
Timothy Mikeska holds his new cousin Julia Kaase
a new member of the Mikeska Family, daughter of Tim's nephew David and
his wife Charlene Kaase
am a Great ( as in Great Old) Uncle !!!
Airport Hangar Party
Beef Brisket, Mikeska's Pork Sausage, Smoked Chicken and Smoked Catfish!
all cooked on location at the Taylor Municipal Airport's Phase 1 completion
Thanks to all of our great friends......
L. "Tim" Mikeska Jr.
Diamond Inn Hamburger Count.......
Tuesday's Only Total....... 29,025
Relating to Our Business:
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Chronicle Article About the Mikeska Family Food Businesses
American Statesmen Article About Rudy Mikeska's Turkey Fries
Army National Guard Article About Tim Mikeska's Trip to Bosnia
Article...."Smoke Gets in Your Mouth" Rudy Mikeska's
About Texas Bar-B-Q Spice and Seasoning Rubs
Club Food Review About Rudy Mikeska's (4 1/2**** Stars)
Networks TV Source Listing For Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q
Web Directory Listing For Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q
Chronicle Article About Central Texas Bar-B-Q
TV Recipe Listings for Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q
Yahoo Web Directory
Listing for Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q
Cooking Newsletter About Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q
Twenty Texas Bar-B-Q Restaurants (Texas BBQ Homepage)
Article on "Out of Town" Barbecue
Events and News Archives:
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12-29-99..........Hoover Family, Rudy Sr's Prayer Garden,
1-15-2000........ Merle Haggard's Wedding
Archive Highlights: 2-14-2000........
A Mikeska Wedding, Sheriff Ed Richards, Crockett
High School Sports Banquet
Archive Highlights: 3-2-2000..........
Diamond Inn Hamburgers, More of Gerry's Wedding, BOSNIA yes or no?
Archive Highlights: 3-13-2000.......
Baylor University Award, Lent Specials, SnakeShow, Meggie's Scholastic
Award, Definition of "Bohemian"
3-25-2000....... Movie at the Mikeska
Home, My Children, Candy's Birthday, Military C-130 to California Catering,
Some of My Aunts.
Archive Highlights: 4-9-2000.......Serving
the Governor at the Capitol, Longhorn Band, Lt. Gov.Rick Perry and Timothy,
Astros at Enron Field, Nolan Ryan
Archive Highlights: 4-20-2000......History
of our Building, cooking a ton of beans, New Round Rock Express Stadium
"Dell Diamond", SP-500 Mobile Pit smoking our famous Pork
Rudy's Grand Champion, Cooking Crawfish, Our Corporate Airplane, Picnic
Highlights: 5-15-2000..... My Grandfather
John Mikeska, Mom & Dad in the 1950's, My Dad and I in 1961, Skiing
Mikeska Cousins, Bosnia Update
Francisco, Taylor Publishing Party, Rudy's Glazed Brick Pit/Smoker.
Barbecue Book, Keith's New McDonalds Franchise, Tribute to Matt Maddox,
& Angie Mikeska's Wedding, Texas A&M University's Stiles Farm
Foundation Annual Bar-B-Q.
my personal thoughts and my first list of pictures
more pictures, our July 4th Bar-B-Q at Eagle Base Tuzla, Bosnia
more pictures, BIG Redfish
Kids:"Wanted Poster", Rudy III and Tim making "Mikeska
Brand" sausage, few more BOSNIA pictures
"Quiet Birdmen", Mikeska's 22nd Annual Taylor International
BBQ Cookoff Judges Party, Our meat selections,
High School's 1,400 guests at the Stadium,
Ribs Served Hot Off The Pit, Happy Birthday Mike Vanecek
National Guard Family Readiness Dinner, Soldiers Return From Bosnia,
One Last Picture From Bosnia
Rentals Catfish Buffet, Tim Mikeska....appointed to the Board of Health.
Mikeska's Featured in United Airlines
Hemispheres Magazine, Taylor High School "Ducks" Homecoming
Lunch, Zimmerhanzel-Altman Wedding
Coverage of the Zimmerhanzel Altman Wedding.
Network's Food Nations Program Announcement with Tim Mikeska, Texas
Heritage Coalition Event at the State Capitol, Agriculture Commissioner
Susan Combs visits Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q.
of the Filming of Food Network's FoodNations Program with Chef Bobby
Reports of the Food Networks "FoodNations" Program, Las Vegas
Army National Guards Bosnia Homecoming Party, Tim with U.S. Senator
Kay Bailey Hutchison
and New Years Wishes, City of Taylor's Christmas Party,Williamson County
Judges Christmas Party
Networks FoodNations Program Air Date, Happy 16th Birthday Meggie Mikeska,
THS Sophomore Class Catfish Dinner Fundraiser, Vanecek Family's Superbowl
Networks 5th Replay of FoodNations Program and Show Schedule, Temple
College Mardi Gras Event Fundraiser, Smoked Pork Loin, Joy Mikeska's
Mikeska Awarded the "Texas Eagle Award" in ceremony at Houston's
Adams Mark Hotel, Small Business Bar-B-Q at the State Capitol
the Texas State Legislature, House Speaker Pete Laney, Del Webbs Sun
City Event, New Austin Convention Center "Topping Out" Party,
Schwertner Farms: "Quiet Birdmen"
the Governor of Texas, Hyde Park Baptist Church Quarries, Dell Computer
Event, TXDOT Fish Fry at Camp Mabry, Making Cherry Plum Jelly, Mikeska's
Picked as an Official Yahoo! Site.
Archive Highlights: 8-1-2001......Tribute
to Our Mother, Joy Aline Mikeska 2-19-1922 - 6-30-2001, Obituary and
Eulogy by Tim Mikeska
Picture Tribute for 9-11-01, Catering the Texas Task Force One Return
From New York Rescue Homecoming Event, with Senator Barrientos and old
friend Rescue Specialist, Rod Dennison
Archive Highlights: 11-19-2001......
Austin Chronicle Article about the Mikeska
and Vanecek Family, New Airplane for Mikeska's, Family Time
Taylor Christmas Parade, Labtops Christmas & Williamson County Judges
Christmas Parties, Aunt Martha Mikeska Vanecek, Vanecek's Missile-Hunting
Silo, Candy and the Kids.
President Bush's Appointment of Maj.Gen Daniel James to Head the Air
National Guard, Crockett High School's Chicken Fried Steaks cooked on
location, El Paso
Super Bowl Party
Tim Mikeska's City Council Announcement, TXDOT Fish Fry, Judge John
Carter's for Congress Political Fundraiser Event at Mikeska's Durango
Room, Rattlesnake's for Snacks at the Snake Sacking Championships.