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SEABROOK CITY COUNCIL
NOTICE OF REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY,  MARCH 21, 2017 - 7:00 PM

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE SEABROOK CITY COUNCIL WILL MEET ON TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017 AT 7:00 PM IN THE CITY HALL CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 1700 FIRST STREET, SEABROOK, TEXAS, TO DISCUSS, CONSIDER, AND IF APPROPRIATE, TAKE ACTION WITH RESPECT TO THE ITEMS LISTED BELOW.

THIS FACILITY IS WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE AND ACCESSIBLE PARKING SPACES ARE AVAILABLE. REQUESTS FOR OTHER ACCOMMODATIONS OR INTERPRETIVE SERVICES, MUST BE MADE, 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THIS MEETING. PLEASE CONTACT THE CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE AT (281) 291-5600 OR FAX (281) 291-5690 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

1.
PRESENTATIONS

1.1   Presentation of the post event report for the 2016 Saltwater Derby on September 30, 2016.  (Botkin)

1.2   Presentation of the post event report for the 2017 Yachty Gras Boat Parade on February 18, 2017.  (Howard)

2.
PUBLIC COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

At this time we would like to listen to any member of the audience on any subject matter, whether or not that item is on the agenda.  All comments are limited to a maximum of four minutes for each speaker, shall be limited to city business or city-related business or matters of general public interest, and shall not include any personal attacks.   In accordance with the Open Meetings Act, members may not discuss or take action on any item that has not been posted on the agenda.  When your name is called, please come to the podium and state your name and address clearly into the microphone before making your comments.  Thank you.

2.1   Mayor, City Council and/or members of the city staff may make announcements about city/community events. (Council)

3.
BID AWARDS

3.1    Consider and take all appropriate action on Bid Award for Project 2017-03, HVAC Maintenance at City Hall, to Honeywell Building Solutions and execution of a contract in an amount not to exceed $32,125.00.  The 1295 form has been submitted and certified.  (Padgett)

4.
CONSENT AGENDA


4.1
   Approve on second reading proposed Ordinance 2017-08, "Removing 'Special Event' Regulations from Appendix 'A", "Comprehensive Zoning' and Recodifying in Chapter 65, 'Parks, Recreation, and Municipal Facilities'".  (Dearman / Hicks)

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE SEABROOK CODE OF ORDINANCES, APPENDIX "A", "COMPREHENSIVE ZONING", ARTICLE 4, "SPECIAL USE REGULATIONS", TO REMOVE SECTION 4.07, "SPECIAL EVENTS", AND RECODIFYING SUCH PROVISIONS IN CHAPTER 65, "PARKS, RECREATION, AND MUNICIPAL FACILITIES", ARTICLE I, "IN GENERAL", BY ADDING A NEW DIVISION 1, "SPECIAL EVENTS", SECTIONS 65-2 THROUGH 65-8; MAKING FINDINGS OF FACT, PROVIDING FOR A PENALTY IN AN AMOUNT OF NOT MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($500.00) FOR VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISIONS HEREOF BY INCLUSION INTO THE CODE; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT OR IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR NOTICE AND EFFECTIVE DATE

4.2
    Approve the Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corps (CLEMC) monthly report for February 2017.  (Hunter)

4.3    Approve the Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) monthly report for February 2017.  (Gutaker)

4.4   Approve the Seabrook Police Department monthly report for February 2017.  (Wright)

4.5   Approve the Seabrook Building Department monthly report for February 2017.  (Landis)

4.6   Approve an excused absence for Mike Giangrosso for the March 7, 2017 regular City Council meeting.  (Hicks)

4.7   Approve minutes of the February 21, 2017 regular City Council meeting. (Hicks)

5.
NEW BUSINESS

5.1   Consider and take all appropriate action on first reading of proposed Ordinance 2017-11, "Amending the City of Seabrook City Code of Ordinances to Add New 'Appendix B', 'Master Fee Schedule'".  (Cook)

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, BY ADDING A NEW "APPENDIX B", ENTITLED "MASTER FEE SCHEDULE" BY ADOPTING A COMPREHENSIVE FEE SCHEDULE TO ESTABLISH AND INCORPORATE SUCH CITY FEES AND CHARGES FOR MUNICPAL SERVICES INTO A CONSOLIDATED DOCUMENT; MAKING FINDINGS OF FACT; REPEALING AND REPLACING ALL REFERENCES TO SUCH FEES AND CHARGES IN ALL ORDINANCES OR RESOLUTIONS IN CONFLICT WITH THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR NOTICE AND EFFECTIVE DATE

5.2    Consider and take all appropriate action on proposed Resolution 2017-05.  (Cook)

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, TEXAS, FINDING THAT CENTERPOINT ENERGY RESOURCES D/B/A CENTERPOINT ENERGY ENTEX AND CENTERPOINT ENERGY TEXAS GAS ("CENTERPOINT" OR "COMPANY") STATEMENT OF INTENT TO INCREASE RATES FILING WIHTIN THE CITY SHOULD BE DENIED; FINDING THAT THE CITY'S REASONABLE RATE CASE EXPENSES SHALL BE REIMBURSED BY THE COMPANY; FINDING THAT THE MEETING AT WHICH THIS RESOLUTION IS PASSED IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AS REQUIRED BY LAW; REQUIRING NOTICE OF THIS RESOLUTION TO THE COMPANY AND LEGAL COUNSEL 

5.3 Consider and take all appropriate action on an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Seabrook and the City of League City for the services of a Breath Alcohol Technical Supervisor and for the use of an Evidential Breath Alcohol Instrument for use in law enforcement and prosecution of Driving While Intoxicated "DWI" offenses.  (Wright)   

5.4   Consider and take all appropriate action on the Communication and Marketing Department's participation as an exhibitor in the 2017 Environmental, Health and Safety Seminar on June 5-8 at Moody Gardens in Galveston, in an amount not to exceed $2,000, funded by Hotel Occupancy Tax reserves.  (Dearman)

5.5  Consider and take all appropriate action on a proposal by Cobb Fendley for Engineering Services for the Pine Gully Wastewater Treatment Plant Phase 1A (CIP WW9) to relocate the City's Wastewater Treatment Plant from Main Street to a site located adjacent to the new Public Works Facility, in an amount not to exceed $703,700.00. This item will be funded with Certificate of Obligation Series 2016A.  (Chairez)

5.6   Consider and take all appropriate action on first reading of proposed Ordinance 2017-13, "The Commons at Seabrook Modified PUD".  (Landis)

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 2013-23 APPROVING "THE COMMONS AT SEABROOK PUD" LOCATED AT 3300 BAYPORT BOULEVARD GENERALLY NORTH OF SEABROOK CIRCLE AND SOUTH OF BAYVIEW DRIVE, BY REVISING THE PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT ("PUD") PLAN, REGULATIONS, RESTRICTIONS AND CONDITIONS ("PLAN") IN RELATION TO THE FOOTPRINT OF THE THIRTY THOUSAND (30,000) SQUARE FOOT RETAIL BUILDING, THE ELIMINATION OF RESERVES A, B, AND C, INCREASED PARKING COUNT FROM 185 TO 195 SPACES, AND CHANGES TO THE LOCATION OF THE MULTI-TENANT FREESTANDING GROUND SIGN; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT OR IN CONFLICT HEREWTH; PROVIDING FOR A PENALTY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $2,000 FOR EACH DAY OF VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISION HEREOF BY INCLUSION INTO THE CODE; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY

5.7   Consider and take all appropriate action on a request for approval of a preliminary plan as the Chesapeake Bay II Senior Living Community Planned Unit Development (PUD), being a 4.5156 acre tract out of Farm Lot 1 of the Ritson Morris League Survey, Abstract 52, Harris County, Texas.  Being a 3.7817 acre tract of land out of Farm Lot 1 of the Ritson Morris League Survey, Abstract 52, Harris County, Texas.  Being a 7.846 acre tract of land out of the Ritson Morris League Survey, Abstract 52, Harris County, Texas.  (Landis)
6.
ROUTINE BUSINESS
6.1   Reports and announcements concerning items of community interest.  No discussion or action will be taken by Council.

Council Liaisons:
      a. Bay Area Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau
      b. Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
      c. Bay Area Transportation Partnership
      d. Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corps
      e. Economic Alliance, Port Region
      f.  Galveston Bay Foundation
      g. Hotel Tax Liaison Committee
      h. Houston-Galveston Area Council

6.2   Approve the Action Items Checklist which is attached and made a part of this Agenda.

6.3   Establish future meeting dates and agenda items.

THE CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO HEAR ANY OF THE ABOVE DESCRIBED AGENDA ITEMS THAT QUALIFY FOR AN EXECUTIVE SESSION IN AN EXECUTIVE SESSION BY PUBLICLY ANNOUNCING THE APPLICABLE SECTION NUMBER OF THE OPEN MEETINGS ACT, (CHAPTER 551 OF THE TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE) THAT JUSTIFIES EXECUTIVE SESSION TREATMENT.
                                                     
I certify that this notice was posted on the bulletin board on or before Friday, March 17, 2017 no later than 5:00 p.m. and that this notice will remain posted until the meeting has ended.
 
Robin Hicks, TRMC
City Secretary