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Date: April 7, 2014

 

 

AGENDA

STATE OF TEXAS )(
CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD )(
COUNTIES OF GALVESTON/HARRIS )(
APRIL 07, 2014 )(

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN OF A FRIENDSWOOD CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING TO BE HELD AT 5:00 PM ON MONDAY, APRIL 07, 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 Jim Bass, Friendswood United Methodist Church

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 selection of a new Enterprise Software
    B. Discussion regarding a developer agreement for the Georgetown project
    C. Discussion regarding maintenance of two City Facilities
    D. Discussion regarding an update on Bond funded capital projects

6. 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)

7. Communications from Committees and Special Reports
   
A. Annual Report from Parks and Recreation Board Chair Tom Goodwin

8. City Manager’s Report
    A. Recognition Committee Report
    B. Keep Texas Beautiful Government Award
    C. Governor’s Community Achievement Awards
    D. Keep Friendswood Beautiful Spring Sparkle
    E. F.I.G. Festival (Friendswood is Great)
    F. Friendswood Police Department hosts 5K Run and Kids 1K Run with a Safety Day and Demonstrations
    G. KIDFISH and Senior Fish Events

9. Discussion and possible action regarding disposition of Bid No. 2014-02 for FM 2351 Median Landscape Improvements and authorize the Mayor to execute a contract.

10. Discussion and possible action regarding approving a cooperative purchasing contract with Jamail-Smith for the reconstruction of Fire Station #3 parking lot.

11. Discussion and possible action regarding accepting a proposal from Stonhard for the flooring at the Animal Control Facility.

12. Discussion and possible action regarding designating a representative to attend Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership’s annual Citizens for Space Exploration trip to Washington, D.C., in May.

13. Discussion and possible action regarding a potential partnership between the City of Friendswood and the Friendswood Broncos for a storage facility located at Centennial Park.

14. Resolution
     Consideration and possible action regarding the following:
     A. Resolution R2014-08: A resolution of the City of Friendswood, Texas, Galveston/Harris counties, endorsing the reappointment of six (6) members and appointment of nine (9) new members to the Galveston County United Board of Health.

15. Ordinances
     
Consideration and possible action regarding the following:
     
A. Ordinance No. T2014-05: (Title: Second and Final reading of an ordinance amending Appendix C "Zoning," Section 7, "Schedule of District Regulations," Paragraph P "Permitted Use Table" by amending and updating the "Permitted Use Table" as referenced in Exhibit "A" and relocating language from Section 8 "Supplementary District Regulations" to Section 7, "Schedule of District Regulations") An ordinance amending Appendix C – "Zoning," Section 7, "Schedule of District Regulations," Paragraph P. "Permitted Use Table" to replace the Permitted Use Table to be consistent with the 2012 NAICS and related revisions; relocating language from Appendix C, Zoning Ordinance Section 8 "Supplementary District Regulations," Paragraph J "Performance Standards," Subparagraph 4 through Subparagraph 9 and Paragraph L "Personal Care Facilities," to Section 7 "Schedule of District Regulations," Paragraph P "Permitted Uses," below the "Permitted Use Table Matrix;" providing a penalty for violation in an amount not to exceed $2000, or as otherwise provided by law; repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent or in conflict herewith; and providing for severability.

     B. Ordinance No. T2014-09: (Title: First and Final reading of an ordinance adopting Budget Amendment VI 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 VI" 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.

     C. Ordinance No. T2014-10: (Title: First and Final reading of an ordinance adopting Budget Amendment VII 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 VII" 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.

16. Communications from the Mayor and Councilmembers

17. Consent Agenda
     
Consideration and possible action regarding the following:
     
A. Authorizing disposal of an Animal Control vehicle and a Community Services vehicle through Houston Auto Auction and in accordance with the Vehicle Replacement Fund
     
B. Accepting the streets, drainage, and utilities for West Ranch Lakeside Section II for the contractor’s one-year maintenance period
     
C. Ratify and confirm the Mayor’s signature on an amendment to the contract with the General Land Office to use the remaining Round 1 Disaster Recovery Funds for a SCADA system to monitor water/sewer systems for the Public Works Department
     
D. Approving a license agreement for a buyout property at 112 Royal Court and authorizing the Mayor to execute the agreement
     
E. Approving an agreement with Friendswood Area Swim Team (FAST) for the use of the Sesquicentennial Swimming Pool and authorizing the Mayor to execute the agreement
     
F. Authorizing Council to invoke Rule 1(A) of the Rules of Procedure to schedule a second meeting in May for Monday, May 19, 2014, to meet election requirements
     
G. Accepting the February 2014 Property Tax Report
     
H. Approving the minutes of the February 3, 2014, Council Meeting

18. CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION – (Executive Conference Room/Adjacent to Council Chambers-City Hall)
     
A. Communications from the Public regarding Executive Session topics.
     
B. Council may convene into Executive Session in accordance with the Texas Government Code, pursuant to Section 551.074 – Personnel Matters; to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee. (Evaluation of the City Secretary)

RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION

19. Consideration and possible action regarding the annual evaluation of the City Secretary.

20. 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 APRIL 03, 2014, AT 5:15 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.