Friendswood, Texas - Friendswood Calendar http://www.ci.friendswood.tx.us Calendar feed for Friendswood, Texas - Friendswood Calendar Tue, 23 Jan 2018 21:30:50 GMT Jan 23 - FDEDC Meeting http://www.ci.friendswood.tx.us/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=81531 <p style="text-align: center;"><b><font face="Calibri-Bold">Friendswood Downtown Economic Development Corporation</font></b><br /> <b><font face="Calibri-Bold">Board Meeting</font></b></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><font face="Calibri">Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 4 p.m.</font><br /> <font face="Calibri">Friendswood Public Library</font><br /> <font face="Calibri">Meeting Room</font><br /> <font face="Calibri">416 S. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood, TX 77546</font></p> <p><b><i></i></b></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><b><i><font face="Calibri-BoldItalic">A QUORUM OF CITY COUNCIL MAY BE PRESENT</font></i></b></p> <p><b><i><font face="Calibri-BoldItalic"> </font></i></b></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><b><font face="Calibri-Bold">AGENDA</font></b></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Calibri">1. Call to order and roll call of Board Members</font><br /> <font face="Calibri">2. Citizen comments</font><br /> <font face="Calibri">3. Consider and take action on approval of minutes: January 9, 2018</font><br /> <font face="Calibri">4. </font><b><font face="Calibri-Bold"><u>Public Hearing</u></font></b></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><font face="Calibri">To receive comment from the public both oral and written regarding utilizing a portion of </font><font face="Calibri">Type B sales tax proceeds for a proposed project, named </font><font face="Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Project Downtown Improvements, to </font></font><font face="Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri" size="3">be located in the downtown area as defined by the City of Friendswood Downtown District Map, </font></font><font face="Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri" size="3">and will consist of landscape architecture and planning services and downtown improvements </font></font><font face="Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri" size="3">including but not limited to paved sidewalks, pedestrian amenities including lighting, benches, </font></font><font face="Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri" size="3">signage, and other related public improvements, and the maintenance and operations expenses for </font></font><font face="Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri" size="3">the above described projects in order to promote new and expanded business development in the </font></font><font face="Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri" size="3">downtown area.</font></font></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Calibri">5. </font><font face="Calibri">Discussion and possible action regarding amending the FDEDC&rsquo;s annual budget</font></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Calibri">6. Discussion and possible action regarding approval of a contract for professional </font><font face="Calibri">landscape and architecture services with Lauren Griffith Associates</font></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Calibri">7. Financial Report</font></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Calibri">8. Staff updates</font></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Calibri">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; -Development Update<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font><font face="Calibri">-Project Poles and Wires Relocation and Reduction</font></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Calibri">9. Members comments</font></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Calibri">10. Future meeting dates: February 13</font></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Calibri">11. Adjournment</font></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri" size="3">________________________</font></font><br /> <font face="Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Karen Capps</font></font><br /> <font face="Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Economic Development Coordinator</font></font></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Calibri" size="2"><font face="Calibri" size="2">********************************************************************************************************************************</font></font></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><font face="Calibri" size="2"><font face="Calibri" size="2">This facility is wheelchair accessible and accessible parking spaces are available. Requests for accommodations or </font></font><font face="Calibri" size="2"><font face="Calibri" size="2">interpretive services must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting. Plea</font></font><font face="Calibri" size="2"><font face="Calibri" size="2">se contact the City Secretary&rsquo;s Office at (281) </font></font><font face="Calibri" size="2"><font face="Calibri" size="2">996-3270 for further information.</font></font></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Calibri" size="2"><font face="Calibri" size="2">********************************************************************************************************************************</font></font></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><font face="Calibri" size="2"><font face="Calibri" size="2">I, Melinda Welsh, City Secretary of the City of Friendswood, do hereby certify that the above notice of meeting of </font></font><font face="Calibri" size="2"><font face="Calibri" size="2">the Friendswood Community and Economic Development Committee was posted in a place convenient to the </font></font><font face="Calibri" size="2"><font face="Calibri" size="2">general public in compliance with Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 9:30 AM.</font></font></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri" size="3">________________________________</font></font><br /> <font face="Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Melinda Welsh</font></font><br /> <font face="Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri" size="3">City Secretary</font></font></p> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Jan 23 - Keep Friendswood Beautiful Meeting http://www.ci.friendswood.tx.us/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=81487 <p style="text-align: center;"><b><font face="Times New Roman">MEETING OF KEEP FRIENDSWOOD BEAUTIFUL</font></b><br /> <b><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">Agenda</font></font></b><br /> <b><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">January 23, 2018</font></font></b></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><b>NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN </b></font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">that a regular meeting of Keep Friendswood Beautiful (KFB) will be </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">held on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Friendswood City Hall, in the 2</font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="1"><font face="Times New Roman" size="1">nd </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">Floor Conference </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">Room, which is located at 910 Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, Texas 77546, at which time the following </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">subjects will be considered:</font></font></p> <p><b><i></i></b></p> <p align="LEFT"><b><i><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">Committee Meetings: 6:00 p.m. (To identify committee goals for 2018)</font></font></i></b><br /> <b><i><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">Regular Meeting: 6:30 p.m.</font></font></i></b></p> <p><b><i><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font></font></i></b></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">1. Call to Order</font></font></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">2. Discussion/Approval of November 28, 2017 Minutes</font></font></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">3. Communications/Guests:<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">A. Volunteer Hours<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">B. Committee Reports (Oral and Written)<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">**Executive Committee---Sherry Goen (Grant Update, Letter to Businesses)<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">**Keep Texas Beautiful---Susan Stephens (Harvey Landscaping Project, Adopt A </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">Highway)<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">**Public Awareness---Natasha McAdoo (Update on Social Media)<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">**Education</font></font><font face="TimesNewRomanPSMT" size="3"><font face="TimesNewRomanPSMT" size="3">&mdash;</font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">Patty Steinke (Spring Workshop: Audubon Society, Jeff Glattly)<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">**Beautification---Kaye Corey (Possible Workshops, Stevenson Fig Bed redo and Monarch </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">Butterfly gardens)<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">**Parks</font></font><font face="TimesNewRomanPSMT" size="3"><font face="TimesNewRomanPSMT" size="3">&mdash;</font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">Tom Goodwin (Master Plan Update)<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">**Environmental Action---Paul Marx (Business Beautification)<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">C. Median Maintenance</font></font><font face="TimesNewRomanPSMT" size="3"><font face="TimesNewRomanPSMT" size="3">&mdash;</font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">Update from TxDOT<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">D. Keep Friendswood Beautiful<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">**Santa in the Park Update/Suggestions<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">**Tree Giveaway Update<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">**Liberty Tree Update----Eagle Scout Project----Tyler Sharp<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">**Possible Dates for KFB Spring Get-Together (Todd Mendenhall)<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">**Affiliate Reporting and KTB Dues<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">**Budget Requests</font></font></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">4. New Business</font></font></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">5. Adjournment</font></font></p> <p align="LEFT"><b><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Nex</font></font><i><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">t Meeting: February 27, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m.</font></font></i></b></p> <p><b><i><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font></font></i></b></p> <p align="LEFT"><b><i><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">_________________________</font></font></i></b><br /> <font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">James Toney</font></font><br /> <font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">Director of Parks and Recreation</font></font></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">This facility is wheelchair accessible and parking spaces are available. Requests for accommodations or </font></font><font face="TimesNewRomanPSMT" size="3"><font face="TimesNewRomanPSMT" size="3">interpretive services must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting. Please contact the City Secretary&rsquo;s </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">office at (281) 996-3270 for further details.</font></font></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">I, MELINDA WELSH, CITY SECRETARY OF THE CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD, DO HEREBY </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE NOTICE OF MEETING OF 2018 KEEP FRIENDSWOOD </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">BEAUTIFUL WAS POSTED IN A PLACE CONVENIENT TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC IN </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">COMPLIANCE WITH CHAPTER 551, TEXAS GOVERNMENT ON JANUARY 17,2018 @2:45 PM.</font></font></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">________________________</font></font><br /> <font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">MELINDA WELSH, TRMC</font></font><br /> <font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">CITY SECRETARY</font></font></p> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Jan 23 - Notice of Possible Quorum http://www.ci.friendswood.tx.us/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=81540 <p style="text-align: center;"><font face="Times New Roman" size="6"><font face="Times New Roman" size="6">City of Friendswood</font></font></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><font face="Times New Roman" size="2"><font face="Times New Roman" size="2">910 S. Friendswood Drive Telephone&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (281) 996-3270</font></font><br /> <font face="Times New Roman" size="2"><font face="Times New Roman" size="2">Friendswood, TX 77546&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Fax (281) 482-1634</font></font></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><font face="Times New Roman">NOTICE OF POSSIBLE QUORUM</font><br /> <font face="Times New Roman">CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD CITY COUNCIL</font><br /> <font face="Times New Roman">TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2018</font><br /> <font face="Times New Roman">AT 4:00 PM</font></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><font face="Times New Roman">NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT</font><br /> <font face="Times New Roman">ON </font><b><font face="Times New Roman">TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2018</font></b><font face="Times New Roman">, AT </font><b><font face="Times New Roman">4:00 PM</font></b><font face="Times New Roman">, AT</font><br /> <font face="Times New Roman">FRIENDSWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY MEETING ROOM</font><br /> <font face="Times New Roman">416 S. FRIENDSWOOD DRIVE, FRIENDSWOOD, TEXAS</font><br /> <font face="Times New Roman">A POSSIBLE QUORUM OF CITY COUNCIL OF</font><br /> <font face="Times New Roman">THE CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD</font><br /> <font face="Times New Roman"><b>MAY </b></font><font face="Times New Roman">BE PRESENT AT A FRIENDSWOOD</font><br /> <font face="Times New Roman">DOWNTOWN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION PUBLIC HEARING</font><br /> <font face="Times New Roman">REGARDING A PROPOSED PROJECT</font></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><font face="Times New Roman">The proposed project, named Project Downtown Improvements, will be located in the </font><font face="Times New Roman">downtown area as defined by the City of Friendswood Downtown District Map, and will </font><font face="Times New Roman">consist of landscape architecture and planning services and downtown improvements </font><font face="Times New Roman">including but not limited to paved sidewalks, pedestrian amenities including lighting, </font><font face="Times New Roman">benches, signage, and other related public improvements, and the maintenance and </font><font face="Times New Roman">operations expenses for the above described projects in order to promote new and expanded </font><font face="Times New Roman">business development in the downtown area.</font></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><font face="Times New Roman">***This notice is posted in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act should a </font><font face="Times New Roman">possible quorum of Council be present at the above identified event.</font></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">This facility is wheelchair accessible and accessible parking spaces are available. Requests for </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">accommodations or interpretive service must be made 48 hours prior to this event. Please </font></font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">contact the City Secretary&#39;s Office at (281) 996-3270 for further information. </font></font></p> <p align="LEFT"><font face="Times New Roman">I, MELINDA WELSH, CITY SECRETARY OF THE CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD DO </font><font face="Times New Roman">HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE NOTICE OF POSSIBLE QUORUM OF THE </font><font face="Times New Roman">FRIENDSWOOD CITY COUNCIL WAS POSTED IN A PLACE CONVENIENT TO </font><font face="Times New Roman">THE GENERAL PUBLIC IN COMPLIANCE WITH CHAPTER 551, TEXAS </font><font face="Times New Roman">GOVERNMENT CODE, ON JANUARY 19, 2018, AT 2:00 PM. </font></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">_______________________________<br /> <font face="Times New Roman">MELINDA WELSH, TRMC</font><br /> <font face="Times New Roman">CITY SECRETARY</font></p> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT