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SEABROOK CITY COUNCIL
NOTICE OF REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY,  APRIL 16, 2019 - 7:00 PM

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www.seabrooktx.gov
For SH 146 updates visit www.sh146.com

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE SEABROOK CITY COUNCIL WILL MEET ON TUESDAY APRIL 16, 2016 AT 7:00 PM IN THE CITY HALL CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 1700 1ST 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) 291-5663 OR citysec@seabrooktx.gov FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

1.

PRESENTATIONS


1.1 Presentation on the recent promotion of Officer Jason Smith to the rank of Sergeant. (Wright)

1.2 Presentation of the Quarterly Report by the Open Space and Trails Committee. (Burton)

1.3 Presentation of the 2019 Lucky Trails Marathon Post Event Update. (Sabban)
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 Texas 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 City staff may make announcements about City/Community events. (Council)
ATTACHMENT: Events Memo
3.

BID AWARD


3.1   Consider and take all appropriate action on a Bid Award and execution of a contract between the City of Seabrook and TB Concrete Construction, Inc. for Project 2019-311-01, CIP S10, Marvin Circle Paving and Water Line Improvements, in an amount not to exceed $254,253.20.  (Craig)
ATTACHMENTS:    Agenda Briefing    Contract    1295 Form    Bid Tab    Letter of Recommendation    Letter from TB Concrete    TB Concrete References    CIP S10

3.2 Consider and take all appropriate action on staff's recommendation to reject the only bid received for an update to the Open Space and Parks Master Plan, Project 2019-05. The bid received did not include pricing, which made it incomplete. (Padgett)
ATTACHMENT: Agenda Briefing    
4.

CONSENT AGENDA


4.1 Approve on second reading proposed Ordinance 2019-12, "Establishment of a 20' (Twenty Foot) Front Yard Setback within the (OS) Old Seabrook Zoning District. " (Landis)
ATTACHMENTS: Ordinance 2019-12    Recommended Text Changes to Old Seabrook District    Planning and Zoning Commission Official Report

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, APPENDIX A, "COMPREHENSIVE ZONING", ARTICLE 3, "ESTABLISHMENT OF ZONING DISTRICTS AND ASSOCIATED REGULATIONS", SECTION 3.12 (OS) "OLD SEABROOK DISTRICT", BY AMENDING SUBSECTION 3.12.02 B. 2. "AREA REGULATIONS", BY CREATING A MINIMUM BUILDING FRONT YARD SETBACK OF TWENTY (20) FEET; PROVING A PENALTY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $2,000 FOR VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISION HEREOF BY INCLUSION INTO THE CODE; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT OR OR IN CONFLICT WHEREWITH; AND PROVIDING FOR NOTICE AND SEVERABILITY.   

4.2 Approve proposed Resolution 2019-09, "Suspending CenterPoint Energy Rate Change." (Cook)
ATTACHMENTS: Agenda Briefing    Resolution 2019-09

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK SUSPENDING THE MAY 10, 2019 EFFECTIVE DATE OF CENTERPOINT ENERGY HOUSTON ELECTRIC, LLC'S REQUESTED RATE CHANGE TO PERMIT THE CITY TIME TO STUDY THE REQUEST AND TO ESTABLISH REASONABLE RATES; APPROVING CONTINUED COOPERATION WITH THE GULF COAST COALITION OF CITIES; HIRING LLOYD GOSSELINK ATTORNEYS AND CONSULTING SERVICES TO NEGOTIATE WITH THE COMPANY AND DIRECT ANY NECESSARY LITIGATION AND APPEALS; REQUIRING REIMBURSEMENT OF CITIES' RATE CASE EXPENSES; 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

4.3 Approve the Quarterly Investment Report for the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2018-19, as required by the Public Funds Investment Act. (Gibbs) ATTACHMENT: Quarterly Investment Report
5.

NEW BUSINESS


5.1 Consider and take all appropriate action on proposed Resolution 2019-08, "Amending Water and Wastewater Utility Rates by Updating the Deposit Amount for Hydrant Meters and by Amending the Title of the Deposit to Temporary Hydrant Construction Meter." (Craig)
ATTACHMENTS: Agenda Briefing    Resolution 2019-08

A RESOLUTION AMENDING WATER AND WASTEWATER UTILITY RATES, EFFECTIVE UPON THE PASSAGE OF THIS RESOLUTION, BY UPDATING THE DEPOSIT AMOUNT FOR HYDRANT METERS AND AMENDING THE DEPOSIT TITLE. THIS RESOLUTION REPLACES ONLY THE PORTION OF RESOLUTION 2016-17, APPROVED ON SEPTEMBER 20, 2016, UNDER SECTION 3, "CUSTOMER UTILITY DEPOSITS" FOR "HYDRANT DEPOSIT" 

5.2 Consider and take all appropriate action on proposed Resolution 2019-10,"Authorizing Signatory for H-GAC Energy Purchasing Corporation for Electric Power." (Cook)
ATTACHMENTS: Agenda Briefing    Resolution 2019-10

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ACT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK TO REVIEW H-GAC APPROVED PRICING OFFERS FROM A RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER AUTHORIZED TO SUBMIT BIDS THROUGH THE H-GAC ENERGY PURCHASING CORPORATION AND TO EXECUTE A FAVORABLE CONTRACT FOR THE SUPPLY OF ELECTRICITY 

5.3 Consider and take all appropriate action on interim line item changes in association with the Advanced Funding Agreement (AFA) for the SH146  Aesthetic Improvements for TxDOT items. 
ATTACHMENTS: Agenda Briefing     Advance Funding Agreement    Cost Estimate 
6.

ROUTINE BUSINESS


6.1 Report on and review of the Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corps (CLEMC) monthly for March 2019. (Goudie)
ATTACHMENT: CLEMC Report Package

6.2 Report on and review of the Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) monthly report for March 2019. (White)
ATTACHMENT: Monthly Report

6.3 Review of the Seabrook Police Department monthly report for March 2019. (Wright)
ATTACHMENT: Monthly Report

6.4 Review of the Seabrook Building Department monthly report for March 2019. (Landis)
ATTACHMENT: Monthly Report

6.5 Review of the Seabrook Communications Department monthly report for March 2019. (Petersen)
ATTACHMENT: Monthly Report

6.6 Review of the Seabrook Finance Department monthly report for March 2019. (Gibbs)
ATTACHMENT: Monthly Report

6.7 Approve the Action Item Checklist which is attached and made a part of this Agenda. (Council)
ATTACHMENT: Action Item Checklist

6.8 Establish future meeting dates and agenda items. (Council)
7.

CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION


7.1 Section 551.071
Conduct a closed executive session to consult with the City Attorney on legal issues associated with the creation of an industrial district. (Cook)

72. Section 551.074
Conduct a closed executive session to deliberate the evaluation and duties of the City Secretary. (Kolupski)
8.

OPEN SESSION

Council will reconvene in open session to allow for possible action on any of the agenda items listed under "Closed Executive Session." 

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, April 12, 2019 no later than 5:00 p.m. and that this notice will remain posted until the meeting has ended.
 
Stephanie Martinez,
Executive Administrative Assistant