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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Jan 19 Joint Council and P&Z Recap

Seabrook City Council

JOINT PUBLIC HEARING

The City Council and the Planning & Zoning Commission held a joint public hearing on a request for Approval of a Final Planned Unit Development (Final PUD) to create "Seabrook Town Center" comprising of a 313 unit luxury multi-family apartment complex, 37,000 sq. ft. of leasable retail/office space, an entertainment plaza, and 737 parking spaces located on 3 tracts of land, approximately 19.5355 acres.

Applicant:  William M. Friedrichs Jr., 16865 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77058
Owner:  Pacific Ridge Properties, 211 E. Carrillo Street, #204, Santa Barbara, CA 93101


Legal Description:  
Tract 1:  A 3.98 acre tract of land situated in the Ritson Morris Survey, Abstract 52, Harris County, Texas and being out of and a part of Lots 17 and 18 of Ruggles Subdivision as recorded in Volume 5 at Page 30 of the Map Records of Harris County, Texas.  Said tract also being all of that certain 3.982 acres conveyed by The Presbyterian Extension Committee, Presbyterian Church, U.S. of Greater Houston to Richard W. Harral, Jr., by Deed dated July 10, 1978 and recorded under County Clerk's File No. F676747 of the Deed Records of Harris County, Texas.
Tract 2:  A 3.4196 acre tract of land situated in the Ritson Morris Survey, Abstract 52, Harris County, Texas and being out of and a part of Lots 17 and 18 Ruggles Subdivision as recorded in Volume 5 at Page 30 of the Map Records of Harris County, Texas.  Said tract also being all of that certain 1.716 acres conveyed by Red Bluff Development Company to City of Seabrook by Deed dated August 2, 1972 and recorded under County Clerk's File No. D695743 of the Deed Records of Harris County, Texas; all of that certain 0.6887 of an acre conveyed by Red Bluff Development Company to City of Seabrook by Deed dated April 19, 1966 and recorded under County Clerk's File No. C401938 of the Deed Records of Harris County, Texas and all of that certain 1.00 acre tract of land conveyed by Red Bluff Development Company to City of Seabrook by Deed dated December 9, 1967 and recorded under County Clerk's File No. C828387 of the Deed Records of Harris County, Texas.
Tract 3:  A 12.1341 acre tract of land situated in the Ritson Morris Survey, Abstract 52, Harris County, Texas and being out of and a part of Lots 15, 16, 17 and 18 of Ruggles Subdivision as recorded in Volume 5 at Page 30 of the Map Records of Harris County, Texas.  Said tract also being out of and a part of the residue of that certain 40.92 acre tract of land conveyed by Theodore Dee McCollum, Jr. to Seabrook Venture II by Correction Deed dated March 1, 2000 and recorded under County Clerk's File No. U265748 of the Official Public Records of Real Property of Harris County, Texas.
 
Location: This property is located north of Repsdorph Road, south of Oak Dale Way, west of State Highway 146, and east of Lakeside Drive. 
 
City Council members and Planning & Zoning Commission members heard from a number of Seabrook residents and other members of the public on questions and concerns regarding the above rezoning request.
 
The Planning & Zoning Commission held a meeting immediately following the public hearing, and recommended approval to the City Council of the first reading of the Ordinance to create the PUD.


PRESENTATIONS
City Council received the following presentations:

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
Mayor Kolupski read a proclamation to recognize January 9, 2021 as National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.  The Mayor and other members of City Council thanked the City of Seabrook’s outstanding police force for the bravery, courage, honor, and integrity shown while they serve the community.    DOWNLOAD PROCLAMATION
 
Community Risk Reduction Week 
Mayor Kolupski read a proclamation to recognize January 18-24, 2021 as Community Risk Reduction Week to make everyone aware of the goal to reduce the occurrence and impact of emergency events for both community members and emergency responders through deliberate action in the areas of the five E’s of Education, Engineering, Enforcement, Emergency response, and Economic incentive because most fire-related and many medical calls for service are preventable, with the five E’s performed as part of an integrated Community Risk Reduction program.  DOWNLOAD PROCLAMATION 


ORDINANCES

The following ordinances were reviewed and City Council took action as follows:


Ordinance 2021-01, " Seabrook Town Center "PUD" (Planned Unit Development)".   
By unanimous vote, with Councilmember Davis recusing herself, the City Council approved first reading of Ordinance 2021-01 to rezone three (3) tracts of land, approximately 19.5355 acres, generally located east of Lakeside Drive, west of State Highway 146, north of Repsdorph Road, and south of Oak Dale Way from C-2 Medium Commercial District to Planned Unit Development “PUD” for a Mixed Use Development comprising a 320 unit multi-family apartment complex, 37,000 sq. ft. of leasable retail/office space, an entertainment plaza, and parking, with amendments to the submitted Sign Plan to change the height of the signage on Lakeside Drive from 14 feet to 10 feet and move the northern most sign 20 feet south from the submitted location in the Sign Plan in Phase 2.    


UPDATES

City Council received the following updates:


May 1, 2021 General Election
Robin Lenio, City Secretary, stated that the Order Calling Election for the May 1, 2021 General Election will be presented to City Council for approval at the February 2 Council meeting. Also, there have been some responses to the request for election workers, and there are still a couple of positions available. Interested persons can contact the City Secretary at rlenio@seabrooktx.gov or 281.291.5663.

City Manager Update
Gayle Cook, City Manager, gave the attached updates on the SH 146 Expansion Project, City of Seabrook CIP Projects, City of Seabrook Grant Administration, and COVID related issues:   


FUTURE MEETING DATES AND AGENDA ITEMS
The next regular City Council meeting will be held by teleconference on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 6:00pm.

To give public comments or to listen to any virtual public meeting, please refer to the meeting agendas posted to the city's website. All meeting agendas will be posted at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting. 



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