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SEABROOK CITY COUNCIL
NOTICE OF REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY,  APRIL 18, 2017 - 7:00 PM

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE SEABROOK CITY COUNCIL WILL MEET ON TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 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 2017 Lucky Trail Marathon Post Event Update.  (Sabban)

1.2   Presentation of the Bay Area Houston Ballet and Theater 2015 & 2016 Recap.  (deMasi)

1.3   Recognition of the hard work and dedication of retiring City Board and Commission members.  (Royal)
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.
CONSENT AGENDA

3.1   Approve on second reading proposed Ordinance 2017-15, "Properties Made Non-Conforming By Right-Of-Way Acquisition By Governmental Agency". (Landis)  ATTACHMENT:  Ordinance 2017-15

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE SEABROOK CITY CODE, APPENDIX A, "COMPREHENSIVE ZONING," ARTICLE 8, "NONCONFORMANCE", BY ADDING A NEW SECTION, 8.07 "RIGHT-OF-WAY ACQUISION BY GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY"; PROVIDING FOR A PENALTY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $2000 PER OFFENSE FOR VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISION HEREOF BY INCLUSION INTO THE CODE; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT OR IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY

3.2   Approve on second reading proposed Ordinance 2017-17, "Amendment To The Official Street Map To Rename Lidstone Street To Lakewood Yacht Club Drive". (Landis)  ATTACHMENT:  Ordinance 2017-17

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL CITY STREET MAP OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK WHICH IS PART OF THE SEABROOK CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 75, "STREETS, SIDEWALKS, AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES", ARTICLE 2, "STREETS", SECTION 75-26, "STREET NAMING AND NUMBERING MAP", BY RENAMING  "LIDSTONE STREET" TO "LAKEWOOD YACHT CLUB DRIVE", REQUIRING THAT THE "CITY STREET MAP" BE AMENDED TO REFLECT THIS CHANGE; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINACES INCONSISTENT OR IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY

3.3    Approve the Municipal Court Quarterly Report.  (Ancira)  ATTACHMENT: Quarterly Report

3.4   Approve the Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corps (CLEMC) Monthly Report for March 2017.  (Hunter)  ATTACHMENT: Monthly Report

3.5   Approve the Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) Monthly Report for March 2017.  (Gutaker)  ATTACHMENT:  Monthly Report

3.6   Approve the Seabrook Police Department Monthly Report for March 2017.  (Wright)  ATTACHMENT:  Monthly Report

3.7   Approve the Seabrook Building Department Monthly Report for March 2017.  (Landis)  ATTACHMENT:  Monthly Report

3.8   Approve an excused absence for Robert Llorente for the April 4, 2017 regular City Council meeting.  (Hicks)

3.9    Approve the March 21, 2017 regular City Council meeting minutes.  (Hicks)  ATTACHMENT: March 21 minutes

3.10  Approve the April 4, 2017 regular City Council meeting minutes.  (Hicks)  ATTACHMENT: April 4 minutes
4.
NEW BUSINESS

4.1   Consider and take all appropriate action on the appointment of a Mayor Pro Tem for a term to expire on or before the first City Council meeting in June, 2017.  (Council)  

4.2   Consider and take all appropriate action on first reading of proposed Ordinance 2017-14, "Chesapeake Bay II Planned Unit Development (PUD)".  (Landis)  ATTACHMENT:  Ordinance 2017-14

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, APPENDIX A, “COMPREHENSIVE ZONING”, ARTICLE 2, “ADMINISTRATION”, SECTION 2.05, “OFFICIAL ZONING MAP”, BY REZONING APPROXIMATELY 16.1433 ACRES, CONSISTING OF THREE (3) TRACTS, TRACT 1 (EXHIBIT “A”), BEING A 4.5156 ACRE TRACT OF LAND OUT OF FARM LOT 1 OF THE RITSON MORRIS LEAGUE SURVEY, ABSTRACT 52, HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS, TRACT 2, (EXHIBIT “B”), BEING A 3.7817 ACRE TRACT OF LAND OUT OF THE FARM LOT 1 RITSON MORRIS LEAGUE SURVEY, ABSTRACT 52, HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS, AND TRACT 3 (EXHIBIT “C”), BEING A 7.846 ACRE TRACT OF LAND OUT OF THE RITSON MORRIS LEAGUE SURVEY, ABSTRACT 52, HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS, ALL SUCH TRACTS BEING LOCATED IMMEDIATELY EAST OF REPSDORPH ROAD AND SOUTH OF BRUMMERHOP PARK, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS IN EXHIBITS “A, B, AND C”, ATTACHED HERETO, FROM MEDIUM COMMERCIAL DISTRICT (“C-2),” AND SINGLE-FAMILY DETACHED RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT (“R-1”), TO A PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT, (“PUD),” FOR A MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT CONSISTING OF  LIGHT COMMERCIAL RETAIL, (WITH THE EXCEPTION THAT RESTAURANTS SHALL BE A USE BY RIGHT AND NOT REQUIRE A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT), A MINI STORAGE WAREHOUSE , AND 138 UNITS OF AGE RESTRICTED 55 AND OLDER ONE STORY APARTMENTS WITH ATTACHED GARAGES AND A CLUB HOUSE; PROVIDING FOR AN AMENDMENT OF THE CITY’S OFFICIAL ZONING MAP; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT OR IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; 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
  

4.3   Consider and take all appropriate action on proposed Resolution 2017-06, "Denial of Centerpoint Distribution Cost Recovery Factor".  (Cook)  ATTACHMENT:   Resolution 2017-06

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, TEXAS, FINDING THAT CENTERPOINT ENERGY HOUSTON ELECTRIC, LLC'S APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL TO AMEND ITS DISTRIBUTION COST RECOVEY FACTOR PURSUANT TO 16 TEX. ADMIN. CODE § 25.243 TO INCREASE DISTRIBUTION RATES WITHIN 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

4.4   Consider and take all appropriate action on first of two readings of proposed Resolution 2017-07, "EDC Project Designation for Merloaded, LLC / Merlyon Restaurant Group Inc. (Merlion Thai Restaurant and Lounge on 4th) and Authorization for Expenditures for Retention, Relocation, Construction of a New Restaurant." (Chavez)  ATTACHMENT:   Resolution 2017-07

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING A PROJECT OF THE SEABROOK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO PROVIDE BUSINESS INCENTIVES TO MERLOADED, LLC / MERLYON RESTAURANT GROUP INCORPORATED (MERLION THAI RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE ON 4TH) IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $73,252.00 FOR RETENTION, RELOCATION, CONSTRUCTION, AND IMPROVEMENT OF A NEW RESTAURANT, PURSUANT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE "ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT" AND CITY ACCEPTANCE OF "PUBLIC EASEMENT AGREEMENT" ATTACHED HERETO

4.5  Consider and take all appropriate action on a proposal by Cahoon Consulting to conduct an assessment of the City's Community Rating System (CRS Program, in an amount not to exceed $8,400.00.  This is an unbudgeted item and would be a supplemental appropriation.  (Kondejewski)  ATTACHMENT:  Proposal
5.
ROUTINE BUSINESS

5.1   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

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

5.3   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 Thursday, April 13, 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