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REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARANSAS PASS
600 W. CLEVELAND, ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS
MARCH 19, 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.

Ordinance No. 2018-4208 amending the City Code of Ordinances, Chapter 5, Building and Construction, Article I - In General, Section 5.2, Amendments to and modifications of Building Code; amending requirements for contractors who register with the City of Aransas Pass Building Department; providing a repealer clause; and, providing for an effective date.

5.II.

Ordinance No. 2018-4209 amending the City Code of Ordinances, Chapter 5, Building and Construction, Article I - In General, Section 5-2, Amendments to and modifications of Building Code; amending requirements for Windstorm Inspections on Accessory Buildings; providing a repealer clause; and, providing for an effective date.

5.III.

Ordinance No. 2018-4210 amending Section 19.5-4, Overnight Camping and repealing Section 19.5-19, Camping Permit of the Code of Ordinances; providing a repealer clause; and, providing for an effective date.

5.IV.

Approval of March 5, 2018 Regular Meeting Minutes.

Documents:
  1. 03-05-18.pdf
6.

PUBLIC HEARINGS.

7.

CITY MANAGER.

7.I.

Consider and Act on Resolution No. 2018-851 authorizing Keep Aransas Pass Beautiful to complete the Harrison Boulevard Beautification Project, from Goodnight to Commercial.

7.II.

Consider and Act on Resolution No. 2018-852 authorizing an Interlocal Road Agreement with San Patricio County.

7.III.

Consider and Act on approving Harbor Lease with Justin Chandler for property located at 508 1/2 Bigelow (formerly known as Kohootz, LLC).

7.IV.

Consider and Act on approving Harbor Lease with Justin Chandler for property located at 518 Bigelow (formerly known as Diamond Marine).

8.

COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT.

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

DEVELOPMENT SERVICES.

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

Monthly Statistical Report for Permitting, Inspections and Planning - February 2018.

10.

FINANCE.

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

Consider and Act on Resolution No. 2018-853 requesting financial assistance from the Texas Water Development Board for constructing various public improvements to the City's Utility System; authorizing the City's Financial Advisors, bond counsel, and engineers to coordinate the submission of the application to the Texas Water Development Board; and other matters in connection therewith. (Presented by Gary Edwards and Sandra Garcia)

10.II.

Discussion of the lease purchase of a Vactor Truck. (Presented by Gary Edwards and Sandra Garcia)

10.III.

Monthly Financial Report for February 2018.

11.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.

12.

PUBLIC SAFETY.

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

Consider and act on modifying Section 1, Chapter 18, Sections 18-82 EXCEPTIONS of the Aransas Pass Code of Ordinances.

12.II.

Presentation of police department stats for February 2018.

Documents:
  1. Council Report.pdf
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 551.074, Personnel Matters:  City Attorney.
Reconvene in Open Session to Consider and Act on Findings of Executive Session(s):
  1. Section 551.074, Personnel Matters:  City Attorney.
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.