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SEABROOK CITY COUNCIL
NOTICE OF REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY,  JUNE 20, 2017 - 7:00 PM

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE SEABROOK CITY COUNCIL WILL MEET ON TUESDAY JUNE 20, 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.

1.
INTERVIEW CANDIDATES FOR VARIOUS BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

1.1   Interview candidates for openings on the Board of Adjustment/Building Standards Commission, the Economic Development Corporation, the Ethics Review Commission, the Open Space and Trails Committee, and the Planning & Zoning Commission. (Council)  APPLICATIONS:  Gregorio Aguilar   Heather Cable   Jim Campbell   Adriana Clavijo   Michael L. Fast   Kevin Ferguson   Jack Fryday   Mike Giangrosso   Rob Hefner   Jared Kelly   Abby LaGatella      Current Boards List     Applicant and Vacancy Summary
2.
PRESENTATIONS

2.1   Presentation to announce the SafeWise 50 Safest Cities in Texas Report for 2017.  (Cook)

2.2   Presentation of the Seabrook Economic Development Bi-Annual Report.  (Dunphey / Chavez)

3.
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.

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

4.
SPECIFIC PUBLIC HEARINGS

4.1   Conduct a Public Hearing on a request to Update and Amend various Building Code Regulations.  (Landis)   ATTACHMENTS:  Agenda Briefing   P&Z Report   Ordinance   Exhibit A   Exhibit B
5.
CONSENT AGENDA

5.1   Approve the Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corps (CLEMC) monthly report for May 2017.  (Hunter)   ATTACHMENT:  Monthly Report

5.2   Approve the Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) monthly report for May 2017.  (Gutacker)   ATTACHMENT:  Monthly Report

5.3   Approve the Seabrook Police Department monthly report for May 2017.  (Wright)  ATTACHMENT:  Monthly Report

5.4   Approve the Seabrook Building Department monthly report for May 2017.  (Landis)  ATTACHMENT:  Monthly Report

5.5   Approve an excused absence for Laura Davis and Natalie Picha for the June 6, 2017 regular City Council meeting.  (Hicks)
6.
NEW BUSINESS

6.1   Consider and take all appropriate action on first reading of proposed Ordinance 2017-26, "Amendment to Chapter 18, 'Building and Building Regulations' and Chapter 34, 'Fire Prevention and Protection."  (Landis)  ATTACHMENTS:  Agenda Briefing   P&Z Report   Ordinance   Exhibit A   Exhibit B

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE SEABROOK CITY CODE BY REVISING CHAPTER 18 “BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS” AND CHAPTER 34, FIRE “PREVENTION AND PROTECTION”, TO PROVIDE FOR REGISTRATION OF ALL CONTRACTORS, TO ADOPT UPDATED VERSIONS OF VARIOUS BUILDING AND TRADE CODES; TO ENUMERATE CITY AMENDMENTS TO SUCH CODES; TO RENUMBER SECTIONS AND SUBSECTIONS AS NECESSARY AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER RELATED MISCELLANEOUS AMENDMENTS.  THIS ORDINANCES PROVIDES FOR A PENALTY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $2,000.00 FOR VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISION HEREOF BY INCLUSION INTO THE CODE; REPEALS ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT OR IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; AND PROVIDES FOR SEVERABILITY

6.2   Consider and take all appropriate action on first of two readings of proposed Resolution 2017-11, "EDC Project Designation Redevelopment of 'Old Seabrook'".  (Chavez)   ATTACHMENT:  Resolution 2017-11

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, TEXAS, APPROVING FUNDING BY THE SEABROOK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION FOR REDEVELOPMENT OF "OLD SEABROOK" ("PROJECT") TO INCLUDE TARGETED INFRASTRUCTURE (STREETS, TRANSPORTATION, UTILITIES, DRAINAGE, SITE AND RELATED IMPROVEMENTS, ACQUISITION OF LAND, BUILDINGS, EQUIPMENT, FACILITIES, DEMOLITION OF AGING OR SUBSTANDARD BUILDINGS TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF COMMERCIAL ZONES, AND GENERAL MUNICIPALLY OWNED IMPROVEMENTS INCLUDING, PARKING FACILITIES); OR ANY OTHER EXPENDITURES CONSISTENT WITH THE PURPOSES AND DUTIES AS A TYPE B CORPORATION, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $750,000, AS AN AUTHORIZED PROJECT OF THE SEABROOK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 

6.3   Consider and take all appropriate action on proposed Resolution 2017-12, "Resolution Amending Authorized Representatives for Investment in TexPool / TexPool Prime."  (Gibbs)  ATTACHMENTSAgenda Briefing   Resolution 2017-12

6.4   Consider and take all appropriate action on proposed Resolution 2017-13, "Authorization for Acquisition of Property for Further Development of Old Seabrook."  (Cook)   ATTACHMENTS:   Resolution 2017-13   Exhibit "A"

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, AUTHORIZING PROCEEDING FOR THE ACQUISITION OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY FOR FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF “OLD SEABROOK”; CONSISTING OF LAND LOCATED AT 1202 3RD STREET, LOTS SIX (6) AND SEVEN (7), SEABROOK, HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS (THE “PROPERTY”); DETERMINING THE PUBLIC NECESSITY AND JUST COMPENSATION FOR THE PROPERTY FOR SUCH PROJECT; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE THE “CONTRACT FOR SALE OF REAL PROPERTY”, (“CONTRACT’) ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT “A”; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO TAKE ALL STEPS NECESSARY TO ACQUIRE THE PROPERTY, INCLUDING IDENTIFYING FUNDS FOR PAYMENT AND PURCHASE, INCLUDING ALL ASSOCIATED DUE DILIGENCE AND CLOSING COSTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONTRACT AND IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE LAWS AND REGULATIONS AND CHARTER; AND FINDING AND DETERMINING THAT THE MEETING AT WHICH THIS RESOLUTION IS PASSED IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AS REQUIRED BY LAW


6.5   Consider and take all appropriate action on a one time variance on a request for Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) funds for FY 2017-2018 for the 2017 Gulf Coast Film Festival, in an amount of $2,500.00.  (Dearman)   ATTACHMENTS:  Agenda Briefing   Application 

6.6   Consider and take all appropriate action on appointment of an alternate member to the Board of Adjustment / Building Standards Commission, to replace Kevin Ferguson, for a term to expire January 31, 2018.  (Council)

6.7   Consider and take all appropriate action on appointment of a member to the Board of Directors of the Seabrook Economic Development Corporation, to replace Brenda Veseleny, for a term to expire May 2018.  (Council)

6.8   Consider and take all appropriate action on appointment of two regular members and two alternate members to the Ethics Review Commission, to replace Francine Snow and to fill a vacant position, and to replace Barbara Clemmons and to fill a vacant position, for terms to expire October 31, 2017 and October 31, 2018, respectively.  (Council)

6.9   Consider and take all appropriate action on appointment of a member to the Open Space and Trails Committee, to replace Karen Tisdel, for a term to expire in June 2018.  (Council)

6.10   Consider and take all appropriate action on appointment of a member to the Planning & Zoning Commission, to replace Michael Sharpe, for a term to expire in January 2018.  (Council)

6.11   Consider and take all appropriate action on appointment of the Mayor Pro Tem for 2017/2018.  (Council)

6.12   Consider and take all appropriate action on selection/appointment of Council Members as members of / representatives to various boards and organizations as follows:

Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau
Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership
Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corps
Economic Alliance Port Region
Galveston Bay Foundation
Hotel Tax Liaison Committee
Houston Galveston Area Council
Seabrook Economic Development Corporation
Public Safety Task Force
7.
ROUTINE BUSINESS

7.1   Presentation of the Chesapeake Bay Master Development Plan Monthly Report.  (Developer)

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

7.3   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, June 16, 2017 no later than 8:00 p.m. and that this notice will remain posted until the meeting has ended.
 
Robin Hicks, TRMC
City Secretary