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Special City Council Meeting

Date: September 29, 2014

 

 

SPECIAL MEETING

AGENDA

STATE OF TEXAS )(
CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD )(
COUNTIES OF GALVESTON/HARRIS )(
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 )(

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE FRIENDSWOOD CITY COUNCIL TO BE HELD ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014, AT 5:30 PM AT FRIENDSWOOD CITY HALL, COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 910 S. FRIENDSWOOD DRIVE, FRIENDSWOOD, TEXAS, TO DISCUSS THE ITEMS OF BUSINESS ACCORDING TO THE AGENDA LISTED BELOW:

1. Call to order

2. Invocation – Pastor McCauley Austin, Friendswood Baptist 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. Public Hearing 
    To receive comments from the public, both oral and written, regarding: 
    
A. Proposed tax rate for 2014

6. 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 551.071 – Consultation with Attorney regarding pending or contemplated litigation, to-wit: K. Hovnanian of Houston II, LLC, v. City of Friendswood.

7. RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION

8. Discussion and possible action regarding scheduling and announcing the meeting to adopt the tax rate at the October 6, 2014, Council meeting.

9. WORK SESSION
   
A. Discussion regarding the City’s Proposed Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-15

10. 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 SEPTEMBER 25, 2014, AT 12:30 PM.

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.