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REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARANSAS PASS
600 W. CLEVELAND, ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS
JANUARY 16, 2018  -  6:00 PM

1.

CALL TO ORDER.

2.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

3.

PRESENTATIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS.

4.

BOARD AND COMMISSION APPOINTMENTS.

5.

CONSENT AGENDA.

All of the following items on the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted with one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Council member so requests. If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately.
5.I.

Resolution No. 2018-844 approving Tax Resale Property, Suit No. S-13-1038-TX, Tract No. 3, Lot 1, Block 274, Town of Aransas Pass, San Patricio County, Texas, located on N. 9th Street.

5.II.

Extending the Disaster Declaration Issued on by the Mayor on August 25, 2017 in response to Hurricane Harvey and extend this declaration until the February 5, 2018 Regular City Council Meeting.

5.III.

Resolution No. 2018-845 approving Tax Resale Property, Suit No. S-13-1038-TX, Tract No. 4, Lot 11, Block 274, Town of Aransas pass, San Patricio County, Texas, located on N. 8th Street.

5.IV.

Approval of January 2, 2018 Regular Meeting Minutes.

Documents:
  1. 01-02-18.pdf
6.

PUBLIC HEARINGS.

6.I.

Public hearing to allow comments on the City's pending decision regarding application for a Disaster Relief Grant to the Texas Department of Agriculture.

7.

CITY MANAGER.

7.I.

Consider and Act on approving Resolution No. 2018-846 authorizing Hurricane Harvey Temporary Housing Removal and Placement Policies.

7.II.

Consider and Act on designating a Council Member to serve on the City's Webpage Committee.

7.III.

Consider and Act on awarding Request for Proposals for Harbor Lease at 520 Bigelow (formerly known as Diamond Marine).

8.

DEVELOPMENT SERVICES.

Development Services includes the following: Building Services, Parks, Planning, Public Works, and Maintenance.
8.I.

Consider and Act on approving an agreement with LNV Engineers to complete design and preparation of a Request for Proposals for Rhodes/Beasley Water and Wastewater Project.

8.II.

Consider and Act on amending the City of Aransas Pass Code of Ordinances, Chapter 5, Building and Construction, Article I - In General, Section 5-2, Amendments and Modifications of Building Code, amending requirements for contractors who register with the City of Aransas Pass Building Department.

9.

COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT.

Community Enrichment includes the following: Civic Center, Aquatic Facility, Library, and Senior Center.
10.

FINANCE.

Finance includes the following: Utility Billing, Finance, Human Resources, and Meter Reading.
10.I.

Financial Report for the Month ending December 31, 2017.

10.II.

First Quarter FY 2017-2018 Investment Report.

11.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.

12.

PUBLIC SAFETY.

Public Safety inlcudes the following: Police, Fire, EMS, Harbor, and Emergency Management
12.I.

Presentation of department stats for the month of December 2017.

Documents:
  1. Council Report.pdf
12.II.

Presentation of 2017 Racial Profiling Report.

13.

CITY COUNCIL OR STAFF ANNOUNCEMENT.

14.

CITIZEN COMMENTS.

Citizen comments are intended for matters that are not scheduled on the agenda.  Please limit your comments to three minutes and state your name and address for the record.  Be advised that the Texas Open Meetings Act prohibits the City Council from responding and discussing your comments.  The law authorizes the following:
  • Make a statement of factual information,
  • Recite existing policy,
  • Advise that this subject may be placed on the agenda for a subsequent meeting.
15.

EXECUTIVE SESSION.

15.I.

The City Council may recess into Executive Session to discuss the following item pursuant to Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code:

  1. Section 551.072, Real Estate Matters:  Conn Brown Harbor.
  2. Section 551.071, Consultation with City Attorney:  Kohootz, LLC.
Reconvene in open session to Consider and Act on findings of Executive Session(s):
  1. Section 551.072, Real Estate Matters:  Conn Brown Harbor.
  2. Section 551.071, Consultation with City Attorney:  Kohootz, LLC.
16.

ADJOURNMENT.

17.

POSTING STATEMENT.

I certify that the above notice of meeting was posted at the Aransas Pass City Hall located at 600 W. Cleveland, Aransas Pass, TX 78336 on ___________________, 2018 at _________a.m./p.m.

Mary Juarez
City Secretary

Persons with disabilities planning to attend this meeting who may need auxiliary services are asked to contact the City Secretary's office at (361) 758-5301, 24 hours in advance of the meeting.