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Revised City Council Meeting

Date: June 1, 2015
Time: 4:30 PM

 

 

REVISED

AGENDA

STATE OF TEXAS )(
CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD )(
COUNTIES OF GALVESTON/HARRIS )(
JUNE 01, 2015 )(

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN OF A FRIENDSWOOD CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING TO BE HELD AT 4:30 PM ON MONDAY, JUNE 01, 2015, AT FRIENDSWOOD CITY HALL, COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 910 S. FRIENDSWOOD DRIVE, FRIENDSWOOD, TEXAS, REGARDING THE ITEMS OF BUSINESS ACCORDING TO THE AGENDA LISTED BELOW:

4:30 PM – REGULAR MEETING

1. Call to order

2. Invocation – Pastor Jim Bass, First 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 with Tommy Watson, Chief Appraiser with Galveston Central Appraisal District
   
B. Joint discussion with the Community and Economic Development Committee regarding funding priorities
    C. Capital Projects Update
   
D. Discussion regarding review of City’s debt position and overview of refunding opportunity

6. Joint Public Hearing
   
To receive comments from the public, both oral and written, regarding:
    
A. Zone classification change request for a tract of land containing 1.446 acres out of the Sarah McKissick Survey, property located at 307 and 313 E. Edgewood Dr., Friendswood, Galveston County, Texas, to change from Planned Unit Development-Specific Use Permits (PUD-SUP) to Planned Unit Development (PUD) (new).

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 Fourth of July Steering Committee Chair Anthony Scarpa 

9. City Manager’s Report
   
A. Fire Hydrant Audits and Maintenance
   
B. Progressive Waste Solutions Awards High School Scholarships
   
C. Library Edge Initiative
   
D. Fifty Club of Galveston County Officer of the Year Award

10. Discussion and possible action regarding the disposition of RFP No. 2015-04 for independent audit services and authorize the Mayor to execute the contract.

11. Discussion and possible action regarding approving an Interlocal Tax Collection Agreement with Galveston County for Tax Collection services and authorizing the Mayor to execute the agreement.

12. Discussion and possible action regarding concurrence with the Mayor’s recommendation for appointments to the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee.

13. Discussion and possible action regarding election of the Mayor Pro Tem for 2015-2016.

14. Discussion and possible action regarding concurrence with the Mayor’s recommendation for reappointments to the West Ranch Management District Board.

15. Discussion and possible action regarding approving a Memorandum of Understanding with Harris County Public Health and authorizing the City Manager and Friendswood Emergency Management Services (EMS) Chief to sign the agreement.

16. Discussion and possible action regarding approving construction contracts for the installation of softball fields and concession/restroom facilities at the Sportspark and authorizing the Mayor to execute the contracts.

17. Discussion and possible action regarding approving a financing agreement to purchase a Pumper Truck for the Friendswood Volunteer Fire Department and authorizing the Mayor to execute the agreement.

18. Resolutions
     
Consideration and possible action regarding the following:
     
A. Resolution R2015-14: A resolution of the City Council of the City of Friendswood, Texas, determining that land is needed for the construction, operation, maintenance, and expansion of Old City Park; accepting the dedication of said land from Brian and Edwina Vidosh, property owner.

       B. Resolution R2015-15: A resolution of the City Council of the City of Friendswood authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for the temporary closure of FM 518 for the purpose of the 120th Annual Fourth of July Parade.

       C. Resolution R2015-16: A resolution of the City Council of the City of Friendswood, Texas, determining that land is needed for the construction, operation, maintenance of an entrance sign; accepting the dedication of said land from Steven R. Guminey and Janice l. Guminey, property owners.

19. Ordinances
     
Consideration and possible action regarding the following:
     
A. Ordinance No. T2015-17: (Title: First reading of an ordinance accepting a request of Terra Bella Subdivision Homeowners Association and ordering that the traffic rules that apply to a public road be extended to private roads within this subdivision) An ordinance accepting a Terra Bella Subdivision Homeowners Association and ordering that the traffic rules that apply to a public road be extended to private roads within this subdivision, pursuant to the provisions of §542.008 of the Texas Transportation Code; and providing a penalty of a fine not to exceed $200 for the violation of this ordinance.

       B. Ordinance No. T2015-18: (Title: First reading of an ordinance changing the prior zoning classification of a tract of land consisting of approximately 135.778 acres, located at 3801 FM 528, situated in the Sarah McKissick Survey, Abstract 549, as more specifically described in Exhibit "A" from PUD-Mixed Use as referenced in prior Ordinance No.’s 2004-13/2005-34, to a new PUD-Mixed Use project, the "Friendswood Town Center" as more fully described herein) An ordinance amending Appendix "C" "Zoning", of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Friendswood, Texas, Section 3, "Provision for Official Zoning Map", rezoning the property generally located at 3801 FM 528, a tract of land of approximately 135.778 acres, situated in the Sarah McKissick Survey, Abstract 549, more fully described in Exhibit "A", incorporated by reference, from the prior designation of Planned Unit Development-Mixed Use, as referenced in prior Ordinance No.’s 2004-13/2005-34, to a new Planned Unit Development-Mixed Use, the "Friendswood Town Center", pursuant to the attached conceptual site plan included in Exhibit "B", 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. (Whitcomb Property)

       C. Ordinance No. T2015-19: (Title: First reading of an ordinance amending the prior zoning classifications of property located at 307 E. Edgewood Drive and 313 E. Edgewood Drive, a tract of land consisting of approximately 1.446 acres, situated in the Sara McKissick Survey, Abstract 151, Galveston County, Texas, as more specifically described in Exhibit "A", from prior individual PUD/SUP to one combined PUD for NAICS Uses #713940 "Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers", #7225 "Restaurants and Other Eating Places", #8121 "Personal Care Services", #81219 "Other Personal Care Services" and #6116 "Other Schools and Instruction", all as more fully described herein) An ordinance amending Appendix "C" "Zoning", of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Friendswood, Texas, Section 3, "Provision for Official Zoning Map", rezoning the property generally located at 307 E. Edgewood Drive and 313 E. Edgewood Drive, a tract of land consisting of approximately 1.446 acres, situated in the Sarah McKissick Survey, Abstract 151, Galveston County, Texas, as more specifically described in Exhibit "A", incorporated by reference; from the prior ordinance zoning designations of Planned Unit Development-Special Use Permit (PUD/SUP) for 307 E. Edgewood Drive as referenced in Ordinance No’s. 95-1 (PUD), 95-9 (SUP), 2011-18 (SUP), and 2013-05 (SUP); and from the prior ordinance zoning designations of Planned Unit Development-Special Use Permit (PUD/SUP) for 313 Edgewood Drive, as contained in prior Ordinance No’s. 95-8 (PUD) and 2001-04 (SUP), combining both said properties to form a single new Planned Unit Development, to allow for NAICS Uses #713940 "Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers", #7225 "Restaurants and Other Eating Places", #8121 "Personal Care Services", #81219 "Other Personal Care Services" and #6116 "Other Schools and Instruction", pursuant to the attached site plan included in Exhibit "B", all as more specifically referenced 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.

      D. Ordinance No. T2015-20: (Title: First and Final reading of an ordinance adopting Budget Amendment XII to the Original General Budget of the City for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 to provide for supplemental appropriation and/or transfer of certain funds) An ordinance amending City of Friendswood, Texas, Ordinance No. 2014-29, passed and approved October 6, 2014, same being an ordinance approving and adopting the City’s General Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 by approving "Budget Amendment XII" to the "Original General Budget of the City of Friendswood, Texas, for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015"; providing for supplemental appropriation and/or transfer of certain funds; providing for severability; and providing other matters related to the subject.

20. Communications from the Mayor and Councilmembers

21. Consent Agenda
     
Consideration and possible action regarding the following:
     
A. Approving an agreement with YMCA for the use of the Sesquicentennial Swimming Pool and authorizing the Mayor to execute the agreement 
      
B. Authorizing Council to invoke Rule 1(A) of the Rules of Procedure to schedule the July City Council meeting for the second Monday being July 13, 2015
     
C. Authorizing the disposal of a Police Department vehicle through Houston Auto Auction and in accordance with the Vehicle Replacement Fund
     
D. Accepting the April 2015 Property Tax Report
     
E. Approving the Minutes of the April 06 and April 14, 2015, Council Meetings

22. 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 MAY 29, 2015, AT 1:50 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.