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Date: August 1, 2016
Time: 4:30 PM

 

AGENDA

STATE OF TEXAS )(
CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD )(
COUNTIES OF GALVESTON/HARRIS )(
AUGUST 01, 2016 )(

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN OF A FRIENDSWOOD CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING TO BE HELD AT 4:30 PM ON MONDAY, AUGUST 01, 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 Lynn Colby, Calvary Chapel 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 Presentation
   
B. Friendswood Volunteer Fire Department Services and Funding
   
C. Capital Projects Update

6. Special Recognition and Acknowledgments

    A. Presentation of the 13th consecutive Government Finance Officers Association’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award and the first Outstanding as an Operations Guide Special Performance Measures Recognition by Mike Rodgers, Director of Finance for the City of Webster and Immediate Past President of the Government Finance Officers Association of Texas.

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 Senior Citizens Advisory Committee member Nancy Mastrofrancesco

9. City Manager’s Report

RECESS THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING

CONVENE A MEETING OF THE CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD EMPLOYEE BENEFIT TRUST PER THE POSTED AGENDA

ADJOURN THE CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD EMPLOYEE BENEFIT TRUST MEETING

RECONVENE THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING

10. Discussion and possible action regarding authorizing the monthly transfer of funds from the City of Friendswood to the City of Friendswood Employee Benefit Trust.

11. Discussion and possible action regarding the disposition of RFP No. 2016-06 for Janitorial Services of City Buildings.

12. Discussion and possible action regarding approval of an easement agreement with Lewis and Perri related to Lake Friendswood.

13. Discussion and possible action regarding approving a Chapter 380 Business Incentive Grant application for economic development with Tannos Land Holding II, LLC., for Tannos II at 802 and 804 S. Friendswood Drive and authorize the Mayor to execute the agreement.

14. Resolution

Consideration and possible action regarding the following:

A. Resolution R2016-16: A resolution of the City of Friendswood, Texas, authorizing and approving the creation of the Friendswood Downtown Economic Development Corporation to act on behalf of the City of Friendswood; and repealing all other resolutions inconsistent or in conflict herewith.

15. 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. T2016-31: (Title: Second and Final reading of an ordinance amending the zoning classification for 1100-1110 S. Friendswood Drive, being a tract or parcel containing 3.665 acres known as Lot 1, Block 1 of the Final Plat of Cowards Creek Office Park, situated in the Sarah McKissick League, Abstract Number 151, Galveston County, Friendswood, Texas by repealing Ordinance No’s. 2001-05 and 2015-30, which ordinances, collectively, granted a zone classification change from Office Park District (OPD) to Planned Unit Development (PUD) and permitted various Specific Use Permits (SUPs), in order to rezone the subject property to Downtown District (DD)) An ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Friendswood, Texas, Appendix C – "Zoning," by amending the zoning classification for 1100-1110 S. Friendswood Drive, being a tract or parcel containing 3.665 acres known as Lot 1, Block 1 of the final plat of Cowards Creek Office Park, situated in the Sarah McKissick League, Abstract Number 151, Galveston County, Friendswood, Texas; providing for the repeal of Ordinance No. 2001-05 adopted on January 22, 2001, and Ordinance No. 2015-30 adopted on December 7, 2015; amending the zoning classification from Planned Unit Development/Specific Use Permit (PUD/SUP) to Downtown District (DD), all as more specifically provided herein; 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.

16. Communications from the Mayor and Councilmembers

17. 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 September City Council meeting for September 12, 2016, due to the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 5, 2016

     B. Authorizing the final acceptance of City Hall Roof Replacement project into the contractor’s one-year maintenance period

     C. Authorizing the final acceptance of Water Plant No. 7 project into the contractor’s one-year maintenance period

     D. Authorizing the final acceptance of Downtown Street Pavers project into the contractor’s one-year maintenance period

     E. Accepting the June 2016 Property Tax Report

18. 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 551.074: Personnel Matters; to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee. (Evaluation of the City Attorney)

19. RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION

20. Discussion and possible action regarding the annual review of the City Attorney.

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 JULY 28, 2016, AT 4:30 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.