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

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE SEABROOK CITY COUNCIL WILL MEET ON TUESDAY, JULY 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   Recognition of Nancy Jones, the Seabrook Rotary Club, volunteers, and sponsors for their hard work in making the 4th of July Kids' Parade a very special event in Seabrook.  (Kolupski)

1.2   Invitation to City Council and Seabrook Residents from the Farpoint Theatre of Seabrook to its 20th Anniversary Summer Drama Camp's production of THE GOLDEN TOUCH & CINDER RILEY at the Seabrook Community House on Friday, July 21 at 6:30p.m. and Saturday, July 22 at 2:00pm.  (Farpoint Theatre Players)

1.3   Presentation of the proposed Budget FY 2017-2018.  (Cook)   
ATTACHMENTS:       General Fund Proposed Budget
                              Debt Service Schedules Proposed Budget  
                              Capital Projects Proposed Budget
                              Crime District Proposed Budget   
                              Enterprise Fund Proposed Budget   
                              Special Revenue Funds Proposed Budget
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.
SPECIFIC PUBLIC HEARINGS

3.1   Conduct a Public Hearing on an Amendment to the Seabrook City Code, Appendix A, "Comprehensive Zoning", Article 4, "Special Use Regulations", Section 4.15, "Point Overlay District Regulations", by creating regulations requiring all public and private electrical utilities to be installed underground.  (Cook)   ATTACHMENTS:   Agenda Briefing   PZ Report   Ordinance 2017-28
4.
BID AWARDS

4.1   Consider and take all appropriate action on a Bid Award for RFP 2017-13 for Water Extraction and Dry Out Services to the only bidder, Blackmon Mooring, and authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement between the City of Seabrook and Blackmon Mooring, to expire July 18, 2020, with the option of a one year (12 month) renewal.  The 1295 form has been submitted and certified.  (Galyean)   ATTACHMENTS: Agenda Briefing   List of Submitting Companies  Agreement   Rate Schedule   1295 Form
5.
CONSENT AGENDA

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

5.2   Approve the Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) monthly report for June 2017.  (Gutaker)  ATTACHMENT:  monthly report

5.3   Approve the Seabrook Police Department monthly report for June 2017.  (Brand)   ATTACHMENT:   monthly report

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

5.5   Approve the Quarterly Investment Report for 3rd Quarter FY 2016-2017.  (Gibbs)   ATTACHMENT:  Agenda Briefing   Quarterly Investment Report
6.
NEW BUSINESS

6.1   Consider and take all appropriate action on first reading of proposed Ordinance 2017-28, "Amending the Point Overlay District Underground Utilities".  (Cook)   ATTACHMENTS:  Agenda Briefing   PZ Report   Ordinance 2017-28

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK APPENDIX A, "COMPREHENSIVE ZONING," ARTICLE 4, "SPECIAL USE REGULATIONS", SECTION 4.15 "POINT OVERLAY DISTRICT REGULATIONS", BY ADDING SECTION 4.15.16 "UTILITY LOCATION"; PROVIDING 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 IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE

6.2   Consider and take all appropriate action on first reading of proposed Ordinance 2017-30, "Updated Parks Regulations, Including Regulations for Smoking at Municipal Swimming Pool Complex".  (Gonzalez)   ATTACHMENTS:   Agenda Briefing   Ordinance 2017-30   Drug Free Zones Map     Drug Free Zone Compliant Key

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, CHAPTER 65, "PARKS, RECREATION AND MUNICIPAL FACILITIES", ARTICLE II, "PARKS GROUNDS AND FACILITIES", DIVISION 1, "GENERALLY" AND DIVISION 2, "REGULATIONS"; ARTICLE III, "MUNICIPAL FACILITIES AND VEHICLES", DIVISION 2, "SMOKING", SECTION 65-103; BY AMENDING AND UPDATING VARIOUS PARKS REGULATIONS; PROVIDING FOR A PENALTY IN AN AMOUNT OF NOT MORE THAN $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; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY

6.3   Consider and take all appropriate action on proposed Resolution 2017-14, "Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Support and Funding Assistance Policy."  (Cook)   ATTACHMENTS:  Agenda Briefing   Resolution 2017-14   Policy   

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, TEXAS, ESTABLISHING, APPROVING AND ADOPTING A LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT SUPPORT AND FUNDING ASSISTANCE POLICY

6.4   Consider and take all appropriate action on determination and selection of most qualified auditor pursuant to RFQ 2017-07 for Professional Auditing Services for the City of Seabrook from responses received from ABIP, PC; Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP; BKD, LLP, McConnell & Jones, LLP; Pattillo, Brown & Hill, LLP; Weaver; and Whitley Penn, LLP.   (Cook)
7.
DISCUSSION ITEMS

7.1   Discussion on findings regarding Main Street palm trees and possible solutions.  (Padgett / Putnam)   ATTACHMENTS:   Agenda Briefing   Tolerant Trees for Main Street    Main Street Live Oak Scenario
8.
ROUTINE BUSINESS

8.1   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

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

8.3   Establish future meeting dates and agenda items.
9.
EXECUTIVE SESSION

9.1   Section 551.071
Consult with attorney to receive legal advice on legal issues associated with amendments to park regulations as proposed in Ordinance 2017-30, pursuant to Section 551.071 Texas Government Code.

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, July 14, 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