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10-05-15 City Council Meeting

Date: October 5, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM

 

 

AGENDA

STATE OF TEXAS )(
CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD )(
COUNTIES OF GALVESTON/HARRIS )(
OCTOBER 05, 2015 )(

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN OF A FRIENDSWOOD CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING TO BE HELD AT 5:00 PM ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 05, 2015, 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. Budget Discussion
   
B. Capital Projects Update
   
C. Preventative Maintenance of Emergency Generators

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 contemplated litigation arising from settlement of legal action. (Wight Realty Interests, Ltd. v. City of Friendswood)

7. RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION

8. Special Recognition and Acknowledgements

    A. 27th Consecutive Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for Fiscal Year 2014, presented by Mike Rodgers, President of the Gulf Coast Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)

9. Joint Public Hearing
    To receive comments from the public, both oral and written, regarding:
   
A. Zone classification change request for .3857 acre tract of land out of Lot 21 of the Hoidale and Coffman Subdivision, property located 402 E. Edgewood Dr., Friendswood, Galveston County, Texas, to change from Planned Unit Development-Specific Use Permit (PUD-SUP) Ordinance No. 2013-13 to a revised Planned Unit Development–Specific Use Permit (PUD-SUP) to allow NAICS Use #442 Furniture and Home Furnishings, NAICS Use #446 Health and Personal Care Stores, and NAICS Use #448 Clothing and Clothing Accessory Stores.

10. 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)

11. Communications from Committees and Special Reports
     
A. Annual Report from Friendswood Chamber of Commerce Board Member Gerry Stacy
     
B. Annual Report from Dan Seal, Executive Director with Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership (BAHEP)

12. City Manager’s Report
     
A. 13th Annual Broker Developer Event, October 27th
       
B. Fall Haul Community Clean up Event

13. Discussion and possible action regarding approving appointments/ reappointments to the following Boards, Committees, and Commissions:
     
A. Fourth of July Steering Committee
     
B. Keep Friendswood Beautiful 
 
    C. Senior Citizens Advisory Committee
     
D. Investment Committee

14. Discussion and possible action regarding rescinding prior action to award a contract with Professional Golf Services, LP, for the construction of softball fields at the Sportspark.

15. Discussion and possible action regarding approving a construction contract for the installation of softball fields at the Sportspark and authorizing the Mayor to execute the contract.

16. Discussion and possible action regarding rescinding prior action disposing of Bid No. 2015-10 for Preventative Maintenance of Emergency Generators.

17. Discussion and possible action regarding rescinding prior action disposing of Bid No. 2015-15 for City Hall Roof Replacement.

18. Discussion and possible action on termination of the agreement with Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership for economic development services.

19. Discussion and possible action regarding disposition of Bid No. 2015-16 to Replace Lift Station 18 and authorize the Mayor to execute a contract.

20. Discussion and possible action regarding approving a contract with the Friendswood Chamber of Commerce in the amount of $20,000 for economic development services and authorizing the Mayor to execute the contract.

21. Resolutions

Consideration and possible action regarding the following:

     A. Resolution R2015-22: A Resolution of the City of Friendswood, Texas, hereby designating __________ as representative and ____________ as alternate to the Houston – Galveston Area Council 2016 General Assembly and Board of Directors.

     B. Resolution R2015-23: A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Friendswood, Texas, determining that land is needed for the construction, operation, and maintenance of public safety facilities; accepting the dedication of said land from Friendswood Lakes Commercial Properties, Ltd., property owners.

22. Ordinances
     
Consideration and possible action regarding the following:

      A. Ordinance No. T2015-26: (Title: First reading of an ordinance amending the zoning classification for 402 E. Edgewood Drive, being part of Lot 21 (21-2) of the Hoidale and Coffman Subdivision, Abstract 20, Galveston County, Friendswood, Texas by granting an amendment to Ordinance No. 2004-01 and Ordinance No. 2013-13, permitting Specific Use Permit (SUP), by adding NAICS Use #442 "Furniture and Home Furnishings," NAICS Use #446 "Health and Personal Care Stores," and NAICS Use #448 "Clothing and Clothing Accessory Stores," but otherwise subject to the prior regulations, restrictions, and conditions of Ordinance No. 95-3, establishing the Planned Unit Development (PUD) for the use of the subject Property) An ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Friendswood, Texas, Appendix C – "Zoning," by amending the zoning classification for 402 E. Edgewood Drive, being part of Lot 21 (21-2) of the Hoidale and Coffman Subdivision, Abstract 20, Galveston County, Friendswood, Texas; providing for the granting of an amendment to the Specific Use Permit (SUP) approved by Ordinance No. 2004-01 on February 2, 2004, which SUP was further amended by Ordinance No. 2013-13 on May 6, 2013, to add new additional permitted uses of the property for NAICS Use #442 "Furniture and Home Furnishings," NAICS Use #446 "Health and Personal Care Stores," and NAICS Use #448 "Clothing and Clothing Accessory Stores," but otherwise subject to the prior regulations, restrictions, and conditions of Ordinance No. 95-3, adopted on March 6, 1995, establishing the Planned Unit Development (PUD) for the use of the subject property; providing for 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.

      B. Ordinance No. T2015-27: (Title: First and Final reading of an ordinance adopting the City of Friendswood, Texas, General Budget for the Fiscal Year 2015/2016) An ordinance approving and adopting the City of Friendswood, Texas, General Budget for the Fiscal Year 2015/2016; making appropriations for the City for such Fiscal Year as reflected in said budget, and making certain findings and containing certain provisions relating to the subject.  

      C. Ordinance No. T2015-28: (Title: First and Final reading of an ordinance providing for the levy and collection of ad valorem taxes of the City of Friendswood, Texas, for the year tax year commencing October 1, 2015, and ending September 30, 2016) An ordinance providing for the levy and collection of ad valorem taxes of the City of Friendswood, Texas, for the tax year commencing October 1, 2015, and ending September 30, 2016; providing the date on which such taxes shall be due and payable; providing for penalty and interest on all taxes not timely paid; providing for severability; and repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent or in conflict herewith.

23. Communications from the Mayor and Councilmembers

24. Consent Agenda
     
Consideration and possible action regarding the following:
     
A. Approving a Congregate Meal Program Interlocal Agreement with Galveston County Parks and Senior Services Department for the City’s Senior Citizen Meal Program

      B. Approving a License Agreement for a Buyout Property located at 5226 Whittier Oaks and authorizing the Mayor to execute the agreement

      C. Approving an excused absence for Councilmember Pat McGinnis from the September 14, 2015, City Council meeting

25. Adjournment

This facility is wheelchair accessible and accessible parking spaces are available. Requests for accommodations or interpretive service must be made two (2) business days or more 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 OCTOBER 01, 2015, AT 5:05 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.