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Date: January 13, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM
Location:
910 S. Friendswood Drive
Friendswood, TX 77546

 

 

AGENDA

STATE OF TEXAS )(
CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD )(
COUNTIES OF GALVESTON/HARRIS )(
JANUARY 13, 2014 )(

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN OF A FRIENDSWOOD CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING TO BE HELD AT 5:00 PM ON MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2014, AT FRIENDSWOOD CITY HALL, COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 910 S. FRIENDSWOOD DRIVE, FRIENDSWOOD, TEXAS, REGARDING THE ITEMS OF BUSINESS ACCORDING TO THE AGENDA LISTED BELOW:

5:00 PM – REGULAR MEETING

1. Call to order

2. Invocation – Pastor Danny Mercer, Friendswood Church of Christ

3. Pledge of Allegiance – United States and Texas (HONOR THE TEXAS FLAG; I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THEE, TEXAS, ONE STATE UNDER GOD, ONE AND INDIVISIBLE)

4. Communications from the Public
(To comply with provisions of the Open Meetings Act, the City Council may not deliberate on items discussed under this agenda item. The Council may refer this item to the City Manager or direct this item to be placed on the next regular Council agenda. PowerPoint presentations are not conducted during the citizen comment period)

5. WORK SESSION
   
A. Discussion regarding the Capital Projects resulting from the 2013 Bond Election
   
B. Discussion with the Planning and Zoning Commission regarding amendments to the Permitted Use Table (PUT)

6. Joint Public Hearing
   
To receive comments from the public, both oral and written, regarding:
    
A. Request for a Specific Use Permit (SUP) at 118 W. Willowick Ave., being a tract of land containing .81 acres out of Lot 1, Block 1, partial replat of Harvey & Stout Subdivision, Galveston County, Texas, to allow NAICS Use #6233 Community Care Facilities for a residential style assisted living center specializing in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

7. Communications from the Public
(To comply with provisions of the Open Meetings Act, the City Council may not deliberate on items discussed under this agenda item. The Council may refer this item to the City Manager or direct this item to be placed on the next regular Council agenda. PowerPoint presentations are not conducted during the citizen comment period)

8. Communications from Committees and Special Reports
   
A. Annual Report from Zoning Board of Adjustment Chair Ron Dyer

9. City Manager’s Report
   
A. Keep Friendswood Beautiful’s Annual Tree Give-Away
   
B. Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) road project on FM 518 and Winding Road
   
C. Whispering Pines/Friendswood Link Road Project Update
   
D. Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Traffic Signal Adjustments

10. Discussion and possible action regarding disposition of Bid No. 2013-11, FM 2351 Landscape and Irrigation Improvements.

11. Discussion and possible action regarding approving a contract with Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins & Mott for the collection of delinquent utility service accounts and authorizing the Mayor to execute the contract.

12. Resolutions
     
Consideration and possible action regarding the following:
     
A. Resolution R2014-01: A resolution of the City Council of the City of Friendswood, Texas, approving the terms and conditions of an interlocal agreement by and between Texas Revenue Recovery Association and the City of Friendswood, Texas, providing for membership in a consortium of local governments working together to collect delinquent utility solid waste disposal services fees; designating Roger C. Roecker, City Manager, as official representative of the City of Friendswood relating to the program.

     B. Resolution R2014-02: A resolution of the City Council of the City of Friendswood, Texas, determining that land is needed for the construction, operation, and maintenance of Friendswood Link Road; accepting the dedication of said land from the Clear Creek Independent School District, property owners.

     C. Resolution R2014-03: A resolution of the City Council of the City of Friendswood, Texas, determining land is needed for the construction, operation, and maintenance of Friendswood Link Road; accepting the dedication of said land from Mot Van Pham, property owner.?

13. Ordinances
     
Consideration and possible action regarding the following:
     
A. Ordinance T2014-01: (Title: First and Final reading of an ordinance adopting Budget Amendment III to the Original General Budget of the City for Fiscal Year 2013-2014 to provide for supplemental appropriation and/or transfer of certain funds) An ordinance amending City of Friendswood, Texas, Ordinance No. 2013-37, passed and approved October 7, 2013, same being an ordinance approving and adopting the City’s General Budget for Fiscal Year 2013-2014 by approving "Budget Amendment III" to the "original General Budget of the City of Friendswood, Texas, for the Fiscal Year 2013-2014"; providing for supplemental appropriation and/or transfer of certain funds; providing for severability; and providing other matters related to the subject.

      B. Ordinance T2014-02: (Title: First reading of an ordinance rezoning a tract of land consisting of approximately 0.81 acres, (35,400 square feet), located at 118 W. Willowick Drive, Lot 1, Block 1, situated in the Jay Addition, a subdivision in Galveston County, Friendswood, Texas, (as more fully described herein), from Downtown District ("DD") to Downtown District/Specific Use Permit ("DD/SUP") for NAISC Use #6233, "Community Care Facilities") An ordinance amending Appendix "C" "Zoning", of the Code of Ordinance of the City of Friendswood, Texas, Section 3, "Provision for Official Zoning Map", rezoning the property generally located at 118 W. Willowick Drive, a tract of land of approximately 0.81 acres, being Lot 1 Block 1 situated in the Jay Addition, a subdivision in Galveston County, Friendswood, Texas, more fully described herein from the current designation of Downtown District ("DD") to Downtown District/Specific Use Permit ("DD/SUP"), permitting NAICS Use #6233 "Community Care Facilities", all as more specifically provided herein; providing for the amendment of the Official Zoning Map; providing a penalty in an amount not to exceed $2,000 for each day of violation of any provision hereof; and providing for severability.

14. Communications from the Mayor and Councilmembers

15. Consent Agenda
     
Consideration and possible action regarding the following:
     
A. Authorizing acceptance of the rehabilitation of Water Plant No. 5 project for the contractor’s one-year maintenance period
    
B. Authorizing acceptance of public paving and utility improvements at West Ranch Sierra Section I, for the contractor’s one-year maintenance period
    
C. Approving ratifying and confirming the Mayor’s signature on a January 6, 2014, letter to the General Land Office related to the City’s disaster recovery grant
    
D. Approve the endorsement for re-appointment of a Director to the Board of Directors of the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District, namely, Mr. Jason Hayley, for a two-year term to expire January 31, 2016
    
E. Approve the disposition of three City vehicles by public auction, two from the Police Department and one from Community Services, in accordance with the Vehicle Replacement Policy
    
F. Accepting the November 2013 Property Tax Report
    
G. Approving the Minutes of the October 07, November 04, November 16, and November 18, 2013, Council Meetings

16. Adjournment

This facility is wheelchair accessible and accessible parking spaces are available. Requests for accommodations or interpretive service must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting. Please contact the City Secretary's Office at (281) 996-3270 for further information.

I, MELINDA WELSH, CITY SECRETARY OF THE CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE FRIENDSWOOD CITY COUNCIL WAS POSTED IN A PLACE CONVENIENT TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC IN COMPLIANCE WITH CHAPTER 551, TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE, ON JANUARY 09, 2014, AT 5:40 PM.

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MELINDA WELSH, TRMC
CITY SECRETARY

**All meetings of City Council are open to the public, except when there is a necessity to meet in an Executive Session (closed to the public) under the provisions of Section 551, Texas Government Code. The City Council reserves the right to convene into Executive Session to hear any of the above described agenda items that qualify for an executive session by publicly announcing the applicable section number of the Open Meetings Act.