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06-06-16 City Council Meeting

Date: June 6, 2016

 

AGENDA

STATE OF TEXAS                                      )(
CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD                          )(
COUNTIES OF GALVESTON/HARRIS      )(
JUNE 06, 2016                                            )(

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN OF A FRIENDSWOOD CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING TO BE HELD AT 4:30 PM ON MONDAY, JUNE 06, 2016, 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 David Miller, Friendswood Community 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. Multi-Year Financial Plan
   
B. Capital Projects Update
   
C. Friendswood Trails
   
D. Regarding Feasibility Study for Expansion of Activity Building

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 claims against Olson & Olson, LLP, arising from settlement of legal action and Section 551.072 – Deliberation regarding real property (Park land development; legal advice only regarding potential development of real property located within the City of Friendswood)

7. RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION

8. Discussion and possible action regarding consultation with City Attorney regarding pending claims against Olson & Olson, LLP, arising from settlement of legal action.

9. Joint Public Hearing 
    To receive comments from the public, both oral and written, regarding: 
    
A. A request to vacate part of a 30-foot access easement for a 30 ft. by 809.67 ft. tract of land (24,195 sq. ft.) out of Lot 121, 122, 123, 124, 139, 140, 141 and 142 of Sloan Subdivision, Galveston County, Texas.

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 Library Board Chair Mike Czarowitz

12. City Manager’s Report 
      A. Progressive Waste Solutions Awards High School Scholarships |
     
B. Fifty Club of Galveston County Recognition 
      
C. Friendswood Emergency Management Services receives Gold Award
     
D. Mosquito Control Efforts in Friendswood
     
E. Fourth of July Celebration

13. Discussion and possible action regarding approval of a license agreement for 2401 Sierra Madre Drive by and between the City of Friendswood and Ernest and Katherine Speed.

14. Discussion and possible action regarding requesting a feasibility study for an expansion of the Activity Building.

15. Discussion and possible action regarding the appointment of a Judge and Alternate Judge to serve Municipal Court.

16. Discussion and possible action regarding approving appointments/ reappointments to the following Boards, Committees, and Commissions:
A. Community and Economic Development Committee
B. Library Board
C. Planning & Zoning Commission
D. Zoning Board of Adjustment

17. Resolutions 
      Consideration and possible action regarding the following:
     
A. Resolution R2016-11: A resolution of the City Council of the City of Friendswood, Texas, approving the Public Funds Management and Investment Policy.
     
B. Resolution R2016-12: A resolution of the City Council of the City of Friendswood, Texas, approving the Seventh Bond Issuance of the West Ranch Management District, for the proposed amount of $3,500,000.
     
C. Resolution R2016-13: A resolution of the City Council of the City of Friendswood, Texas, authorizing and approving the 2016 Homeland Security Grant Program application.

18. Ordinances 
      Consideration and possible action regarding the following:
     
A. Ordinance No. T2016-19: (Title: First reading of an ordinance changing the prior zoning classification of nine tracts of land consisting of approximately 261.09 acres from Single Family Residential (SFR) and Multi-Family Residential-Medium Density (MFR-M) to Planned Unit Development (PUD) and 2.238 acres from Multi-Family Residential-Medium Density (MFR-M) to Neighborhood Commercial (NC) to be known as Friendswood Trails, property commonly known as the old Sunmeadow Golf Course 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 consisting of 261.09 acres from Single Family Residential (SFR) and Multi-Family Residential-Medium Density (MFR-M) to Planned Unit Development (PUD) and consisting of 2.238 acres from Multi-Family Residential-Medium Density (MFR-M) to Neighborhood Commercial (NC), situated in the William Henry Survey, A-84 & the Mary Sloan Survey, A-184, Galveston County, Texas, and the R.A. Magee Survey, A-349 & the H. Stevens Survey, A-595, Brazoria County, Texas, more fully described in Exhibit "A", incorporated by reference, with such Planned Unit Development (PUD) to be governed for all purposes and conditions pursuant to the attached conceptual 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.
     
B. Ordinance No. T2016-27: (Title: First reading of an ordinance approving a vacation of a portion of a public right-of-way) An ordinance approving a vacation of a portion of a public right-of-way located within the proposed Arbor Gate at West Ranch Section 3 Subdivision; authorizing the Mayor to execute and the City Secretary to attest a quitclaim deed by and between the City and Autumn Creek Development, Ltd.
     
C. Ordinance No. T2016-28: (Title: First and Final reading of an ordinance validating the levy of street maintenance sales and use tax) An ordinance of the City Council of the City of Friendswood, Texas, confirming and validating the levy and collection of a sales and use tax of three-eighths (?) of one percent to provide revenue for the maintenance and repair of municipal streets, as authorized by Chapter 327 of the Texas Tax Code; providing for a repealer, finding and determining that the meeting at which this ordinance is passed was noticed and is open to the public as required by law.
       
D. Ordinance No. T2016-29: (Title: First and Final reading of an ordinance validating the levy of Type B local sales and use tax) An ordinance of the City Council of the City of Friendswood, Texas, confirming and validating the levy and collection of a sales and use tax of one-eighth (?) of one percent to provide revenue for the benefit of a Type B Corporation, as authorized by Chapter 505 of the Texas Local Government Code; providing for a repealer, finding and determining that the meeting at which this ordinance is passed was noticed and is open to the public as required by law.
       
E. Ordinance No. T2016-30: (Title: First and Final reading of an ordinance adopting Budget Amendment VIII to the Original General Budget of the City for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 to provide for supplemental appropriation and/or transfer of certain funds) An ordinance amending City of Friendswood, Texas, Ordinance No. 2015-27, passed and approved October 5, 2015, same being an ordinance approving and adopting the City’s General Budget for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 by approving "Budget Amendment VIII" to the "Original General Budget of the City of Friendswood, Texas, for the Fiscal Year 2015-2016"; providing for supplemental appropriation and/or transfer of certain funds; providing for severability; and providing other matters related to the subject.

19. Communications from the Mayor and Councilmembers

20. Consent Agenda
      Consideration and possible action regarding the following:
     
A. Authorizing Council to invoke Rule 1(A) of the Rules of Procedure to schedule the July City Council meeting for the second Monday, July 11, 2016 
     
B. Authorizing the acceptance of the Stevenson Park Bridge project into the contractor’s one-year maintenance period
    
C. Authorizing the Mayor to execute a contract with Hill Sand Company for debris management services for emergency management purposes
    
D. Authorizing the disposal of three Police Department vehicles through Houston Auto Auction and in accordance with the Vehicle Replacement Fund 
    
E. Accepting the April 2016 Property Tax Report
    
F. Approving Minutes of the April 4, May 2 and May 16, 2016, Council Meetings

21. 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 JUNE 2, 2016, AT 5:50 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.