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REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARANSAS PASS
600 W. CLEVELAND, ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS
FEBRUARY 20, 2017  -  7:00 PM
1.

CALL TO ORDER.

2.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

3.

PRESENTATIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS.

3.I.

Employee Recognition - Fire Department

  • Juan Jose Cruz, Fire Captain
  • Kyle Deal, Fire Captain
3.II.

Presentation by Neptune, Inc. regarding Water Utility System.

3.III.

Presentation - San Patricio Economic Development Corporation

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.
6.

PUBLIC HEARINGS.

6.I.

Public Hearing on Amending the City of Aransas Pass Code of Ordinances, Chapter 24, Section 24-4(a) to be titled "Approval of Plats: Minor Plat Provision" and to change the delegation of approval authority from "one or more officers or employees" to the "City Manager or his or her designee."

6.II.

Consider and Act on Amending the City of Aransas Pass Code of Ordinances, Chapter 24, Section 24-4(a) to be titled "Approval of Plats: Minor Plat Provision" and to change the delegation of approval authority from "one or more officers or employees" to "the City Manager or his or her designee."

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6.III.

Public Hearing on Amending the City of Aransas Pass Zoning Ordinance, Part II, Section 400 – Conditional Use Permits.

6.IV.

Consider and Act on Amending the City of Aransas Pass Zoning Ordinance, Part II, Section 400 – Conditional Use Permits.

6.V.

Public Hearing on Amending the City of Aransas Pass Zoning Ordinance, Part III, Section 12 – Off-Street Parking Requirements, Parking Schedule 12-200, amending minimum parking requirements for "Auto Laundry".

6.VI.

Consider and Act on Amending the City of Aransas Pass Zoning Ordinance, Part III, Section 12 – Off-Street Parking Requirements, Parking Schedule 12-200, amending minimum parking requirements for "Auto Laundry".


6.VII.

Public Hearing on Plat Extension

Public Hearing on a six-month extension for Plat No. 1609016-P12 (Harbor Heights - Phase I).
6.VIII.

Consider and Act on Plat Extension

Consider and Act on a six-month extension for Plat No. 1609016-P12 (Harbor Heights - Phase I).
7.

CITY MANAGER.

7.I.

Consider and Act on amending the Memorial Commission meeting schedule.

7.II.

Consider and Act on issuance of an RFP for signage at the Seamen's Memorial Tower.

7.III.

Consider and Act on closing Wilson Street from S. 13th Street to Avenue A for the construction of a 10 ft Hike and Bike Trail.

7.V.

Consider and Act on renewing the Softball Complex Facilities Usage Contract with Roland Pena.

7.VI.

Consider and Act on Utility Billing.

7.VII.

Consider and Act on offer to purchase tax resale property, Suit No. A-01-3058-TX-B, Tract No. 1, Lots 10 and 11, Block 408, City of Aransas Pass, Texas, Aransas County, located on N. McCampbell Street.

7.VIII.

Consider and Act on offer to purchase tax resale property, Suit No. A-02-3071-TX-C, Lots 25 and 26, Block 454, Original Townsite, City of Aransas Pass, Aransas County, Texas, located on 638 N. Rife Street.

7.IX.

Consider and Act on offer to purchase tax resale property, Suit No. A-05-3062-TX-C, Lot 3, Block 474, Original Townsite, City of Aransas Pass, Aransas County, Texas, located on 845 N. Rife Street.

7.X.

Consider and Act on offer to purchase tax resale property, Suit No. A-07-3063-TX-A, Tract 3, Lots 13 and 14, Block 389, City of Aransas Pass, Texas, located on Lamont Street.

7.XI.

Consider and Act on offer to purchase tax resale property, Suit No. A-07-3063-TX-A, Tract No. 1, Lot 2, Block 389, City of Aransas Pass, Texas, located on Lamont Street.

7.XII.

Consider and Act on offer to purchase tax resale property, Suit No. A-95-0004-TX-C, Lots 13 and 14, Block 475, City of Aransas Pass, Aransas County, Texas, located on 711 N. Rife Street.

7.XIII.

Consider and Act on offer to purchase tax resale property, Suit No. S-07-3063-TX-A, Tract No. 2, Lots 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9, Block 389, City of Aransas Pass, Texas, located on Lamont Street.

7.XIV.

Consider and Act on offer to purchase tax resale property, Suit No. T-255-A, Lots 17 and 18, Block 455, Original Townsite, City of Aransas Pass, Aransas County, Texas, located on 702 W. Lenoir Avenue.

7.XV.

Consider and Act on offer to purchase tax resale property, Suit No. T-81-A, Tract 18, Lots 28 and 29, Block 619, City of Aransas Pass, Aransas County, Texas, located on Pacific Street.

7.XVI.

Consider and Act on offer to purchase tax resale property, Suit No. S-05-1097-TX, Lots 13, 14, 15 and 16, Block 'G' (NCB 571) Makey's First Addition.

8.

COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT.

Community Enrichment includes the following: Parks, Civic Center, Aquatic Facility, Library, and Senior Center.
9.

DEVELOPMENT SERVICES.

Development Services includes the following: Building Services, Planning, Public Works, and Maintenance.
10.

FINANCE.

Finance includes the following: Utility Billing, Finance, Human Resources, and Meter Reading.
11.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.

12.

PUBLIC SAFETY.

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

Consider and act on approving the City to go out for bids on new local and long distance phone service, to include services for fax lines.

12.II.

Fire Department Stats - January 2017

12.III.

Police Department Stats for January 2017.

12.IV.

Presentation of Police Department Annual Report for 2016.

13.

CITIZEN COMMENTS.

Citizen comments is intended for matters that are not scheduled on the agenda.  Please limit presentations to three minutes.  A recording is made of the meeting; therefore, please speak into the microphone located at the podium and state your name and address.
14.

EXECUTIVE SESSION.

14.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 551.071, Consultation with City Attorney:  Harbor Lease - Captain Baitshack.
  2. Section 551.071, Consultation with City Attorney:  Harbor Lease - Aransas Pass Seafood Packers.
  3. Section 551.074, Personnel Matters:  City Manager Recruitment.
Reconvene in Open Session to Consider and Act on Findings of Executive Session(s):
  1. Section 551.071, Consultation with City Attorney:  Harbor Lease - Captain Baitshack.
  2. Section 551.071, Consultation with City Attorney:  Harbor Lease - Aransas Pass Seafood Packers.
  3. Section 551.074, Personnel Matters:  City Manager Recruitment.
15.

ADJOURNMENT.

16.

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 ___________________, 2017 at _________a.m./p.m.


Mary Juarez
City Secretary


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