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Date: March 6, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM

 

 

AGENDA

STATE OF TEXAS )(
CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD )(
COUNTIES OF GALVESTON/HARRIS )(
MARCH 06, 2017 )(

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN OF A FRIENDSWOOD CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING TO BE HELD AT 5:00 PM ON MONDAY, MARCH 06, 2017, 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 – Reverend Howard Huhn, Friendswood 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 regarding Electricity Procurement
   
B. Partial sponsorship of the Strada Corsa Houston
   
C. Capital Projects Update
   
D. Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) Manual Draft

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 a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the governmental body under state law conflicts with the Open Meetings Act (Harris County) and Section 551.072 – Consultation with Attorney regarding real property.

7. RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION

8. Joint Public Hearing

To receive comments from the public, both oral and written, regarding:

     A. Zone classification change request for a 13.3288 acre tract of land platted as Friendswood Retirement Living Center out of Lots 3-6, Block 8, Antoinette Voss Subdivision, located at 400 E. Parkwood Ave., Friendswood, Galveston County, Texas, to amend SUP#86-14 to clarify NAICS Use #623312 "Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly" (without on-site nursing) for the previously approved "Retirement Home for the Ambulatory Elderly" use and to amend the site plan by building a new 1-story building totaling 9,874 square feet to add 20 units for assisted living.

9. 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)

10. Communications from Committees and Special Reports

     A. Annual Report from Animal Shelter Advisory Committee Chair Dr. Donald Stran

11. Resolutions

Consideration and possible action regarding the following:

     A. Resolution R2017-07: A resolution of the City of Friendswood, Texas, authorizing aerial spraying over Friendswood by the Galveston County Mosquito Control District for the county-wide mosquito control program.

     B. Resolution R2017-08: A resolution of the City Council of the City of Friendswood, Texas, authorizing and approving the 2017 Homeland Security Grant Program application. (Mobile radios)

     C. Resolution R2017-09: A resolution of the City Council of the City of Friendswood, Texas, authorizing and approving the 2017 Homeland Security Grant Program application. (Throw phone)

     D. Resolution R2017-10: A resolution of the City of Friendswood, Texas, withdrawing from the Public Power Pool.

12. Ordinances

Consideration and possible action regarding the following:

     A. Ordinance No. T2017-07: (Title: Second and Final reading of an ordinance adopting revisions to Appendix C "Zoning," Section 7, "Schedule of District Regulation," Subsection P. "Permitted Uses" to add architectural and submittal requirements for single tenant retail uses occupying 50,000 gross square feet or more) An ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Friendswood, Texas, Appendix C – "Zoning," Section 7, "Schedule of District Regulations" Subsection P, "Permitted Uses"; providing a penalty for violation in an amount not to exceed $2000, or as otherwise provided by law; repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent or in conflict herewith; and providing for severability.

     B. Ordinance No. T2017-08: (Title: First reading of an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 84-16 Planned Unit Development – Specific Use Permit (PUD-SUP), for 400 East Parkwood Avenue, Friendswood, Galveston County, Texas, being more specifically described in Exhibit "A", located in the "Community Overlay District" (COD), to clarify and approve permitted use as NAICS #623312, "Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly (without on-site nursing)" in place of the previously approved "Retirement Home for the Ambulatory Elderly" use; allowing revision of the prior site plan for addition of a new 1-story building for 20 new assisted living units, including parking spaces, providing for setback requirements and related amendments for such purposes as depicted in attached Exhibit "B", but otherwise subject to the prior regulations, restrictions, and conditions of Ordinance No. 84-16 and specific conditions herein) An ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Friendswood, Texas, Appendix C – "Zoning," by amending Planned Unit Development-Specific Use Permit (PUD-SUP) Ordinance No. 84-16 creating PUD #1 for 400 East Parkwood Avenue, Village on the Park, a 13.227 acre tract of land located in the Sarah McKissick League Survey, Galveston County, Texas, more specifically described in Exhibit "A", attached hereto, located in the "Community Overlay District" (COD); to clarify and approve use as NAICS #623312 "Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly (without on-site nursing)" in place of the previously approved "Retirement Home for the Ambulatory Elderly" use, allowing revision of the prior site plan for addition of a new 1-story building for 20 new assisted living units, including parking spaces, providing for setback requirements and related amendments for such purposes as depicted in Exhibit "B", attached hereto, but otherwise subject to the prior regulations, restrictions, and conditions of Ordinance No. 84-16 and specific conditions herein; and providing a penalty in an amount not to exceed $2,000 for each day of violation of any provision hereof; and providing for severability.

     C. Ordinance No. T2017-09: (Title: First reading of an ordinance amending Sec. 86-75 of the Code of Ordinances pertaining to minimum standards of a required customer service inspection for potable water service connections) An ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances, chapter 86, by amending Section 86-75 entitled "Backflow Prevention and Customer Service Inspections"; and providing for severability.

     D. Ordinance No. T2017-10: (Title: First and Final reading of an ordinance adopting Budget Amendment VI to the Original General Budget of the City for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 to provide for supplemental appropriation and/or transfer of certain funds) An ordinance amending City of Friendswood, Texas, Ordinance No. 2016-41, passed and approved October 3, 2016, same being an ordinance approving and adopting the City’s General Budget for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 by approving "Budget Amendment VI" to the "Original General Budget of the City of Friendswood, Texas, for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017"; providing for supplemental appropriation and/or transfer of certain funds; providing for severability; and providing other matters related to the subject.

13. Communications from the Mayor and Councilmembers

14. Consent Agenda

Consideration and possible action regarding the following:

     A. Approving an appointment to the Planning and Zoning Commission to fill an unexpired term

     B. Ratifying and confirming the Mayor’s signature on an application for the "Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attack Grant" through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

     C. Authorizing the Mayor to renew the contract with Garner Environmental for an additional one (1) year term for emergency management purposes

     D. Authorizing the disposal of a Police Department vehicle through Houston Auto Auction

     E. Approving a banner permit application for the Go Tell Crusades, Inc., to advertise their event, "Bay Area Go Tell Crusade"

     F. Approving a banner permit application for the Houston Bay Area Young Life to advertise their event, "Young Life Community Crawfish Boil"

     G. Accepting the January 2017 Property Tax Report

15. 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 MARCH 02, 2017, AT 4:20 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.