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Special City Council Meeting

Date: February 16, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

 

SPECIAL MEETING

AGENDA

STATE OF TEXAS )(
CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD )(
COUNTIES OF GALVESTON/HARRIS )(
FEBRUARY 16, 2016 )(

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE FRIENDSWOOD CITY COUNCIL TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2016, AT 6:00 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

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. Discussion and possible action regarding discussion of proposed amendments to Ordinance No. 2016-09, limiting the period for the imposition of a Type B Sales and Use Tax, and directing City Attorney review for approval as to form.

6. Ordinance

Consideration and possible action regarding the following:

A. Ordinance No. 2016-16: (Title: First and Final reading amending Ordinance No. 2016-09 ordering an Economic Development Sales and Use Tax Election to be held on May 07, 2016) An ordinance of the City Council of Friendswood amending Ordinance No. 2016-09 calling for the holding of a Special Election on May 07, 2016, for the purpose of authorizing a local economic development sales and use tax at the rate of one-eighth of one percent pursuant to Chapter 505, Texas Local Government Code; limiting the period for the imposition of such tax; and making other provisions related to the subject.

7. 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 FEBRUARY 11, 2016, AT 4:45 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.