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NOTICE OF SPECIAL JOINT MEETING
CITY COUNCIL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
TUESDAY,  JUNE 20, 2017 - 5:30 PM

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE SEABROOK CITY COUNCIL AND THE SEABROOK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION WILL MEET IN SPECIAL JOINT SESSION ON TUESDAY JUNE 20, 2017 AT 5:30 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 honoring and recognizing long time City employee, Arthur Chairez, Director of Public Works, for his hard work, loyalty, dedication, and amazing accomplishments.  (Kolupski)
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.

3.
JOINT EXECUTIVE SESSION

The City Council and the EDC Board will now hold a joint executive session pursuant to the provisions of the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Government Code and Vernon's Texas Codes Annotated, in accordance with the authority contained in one or more of the following sections: Section 551.071, Consultation with Attorney; Section 551.072, Real Property; Section 551.073, Deliberation Regarding a Prospective Gift; Section 551.074, Personnel Matters; Section 551.076, Security Devices; and Section 551.087, Economic Development.

Section 551.071
3.1  
Consult with attorney to receive legal advice on legal issues associated with acquisition of real property and potential funding agreement as provided by Section 551.071, Texas Government Code.  (Cook)

Section 551.072
3.2   Pursuant to Section 551.072, Texas Government Code, conduct executive session to deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property, as deliberation in an open meeting would have detrimental effect on the position of the EDC/City in negotiations with a third person.  (Cook)

4.
JOINT OPEN SESSION
The City Council and EDC Board will reconvene in joint open session to allow for possible action on the agenda items listed above under "Executive Session".
5.
NEW BUSINESS - EDC ONLY

EDC ONLY
5.1  
Consider and take all appropriate action on the Funding Agreement regarding the Acquisition of Real Property for Economic Development of "Old Seabrook".  (Chavez)   ATTACHMENT:  Funding Agreement
6.
JOINT WORK SESSION

6.1   Conduct a joint work session to hear a presentation on and review an update on the proposed City of Seabrook Master Landscaping and City Branding Plan.  (Landis / Vick)

6.2   Jointly consider and take all appropriate action on the City of Seabrook Master Landscaping and City Branding Plan.  (Landis / Vick)

THE CITY COUNCIL AND THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION BOARD 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, June 16, 2017 no later than 5:00 p.m. and that this notice will remain posted until the meeting has ended.
 
Robin Hicks, TRMC                                Pat Patel
City Secretary                                      EDC Administrative Assistant