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




1.

CALL TO ORDER.

2.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

3.

PRESENTATIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS.

3.I.

Presentation by San Patricio County Commissioner Howard Gillespie - Road Projects and Legislative Update.

3.II.

Employee Recognition - Raquel Flores, Municipal Court Clerk.

3.III.

Presentation by San Patricio County Elections Division regarding New Voting System.

4.

BOARD AND COMMISSION APPOINTMENTS.

4.I.
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.

Approval of Special Meeting Minutes of February 16, 2017 and Regular Meeting Minutes of February 20, 2017.

6.

PUBLIC HEARINGS.

6.I.

Public Hearing on Amending the City of Aransas Pass Zoning Ordinance, Part III, Section11 - R16, Subsection-209; Section 11 - R10, Subsection-209; Section 11 - R7A, Subsection-209; and Section 11-D Subsection-209 - Lessening Minimum Floor Space Requirements for Zoning Districts R16, R10, R7A, and D.

6.II.

Consider and Act on Amending the City of Aransas Pass Zoning Ordinance, Part III, Section11 - R16, Subsection-209; Section 11 - R10, Subsection-209; Section 11 - R7A, Subsection-209; and Section 11 - D Subsection-209 - Lessening Minimum Floor Space Requirements for Zoning Districts R16, R10, R7A, and D.


6.III.

Public Hearing on Amendment to the City of Aransas Pass Code of Ordinances, Chapter 24 – Platting and Subdivisions, Section 24-15 – Minimum Standards for Improvement, amending required distance to connect to public water lines.


6.IV.

Consider and Act on Amendment to the City of Aransas Pass Code of Ordinances, Chapter 24 – Platting and Subdivisions, Section 24-15 – Minimum Standards for Improvement, Amending required distance to connect to public water lines.


6.V.

Public Hearing on request from Baybreeze Development, L.P. for the closure of an unimproved portion of Ebert Avenue west of South Avenue A, adjacent to Farm Lots 1-5, Landblock 76, T.P. McCampbell Subdivision for the development of the Harbor Heights subdivision.


6.VI.

Consider and Act on request from Baybreeze Development, L.P. for the closure of an unimproved portion of Ebert Avenue west of South Avenue A, adjacent to Farm Lots 1-5, Landblock 76, T.P. McCampbell Subdivision for the development of the Harbor Heights subdivision.


6.VII.

Public Hearing on Plat No. 1703002-P02

Public Hearing on Plat No. 1703002-P02 
Request from Jose & Yesenia Trevino to subdivide Burton & Danforth Subdvision, Block 203, Lot 9 into three (3) lots, to be identified as Burton & Danforth Subdivision, Block 203, Lots 9A, 9B, & 9C, located on the corner of West McClung Avenue and South 13th Street
6.VIII.

Consider and Act on Plat No. 1703002-P02

Consider and Act on Plat No. 1703002-P02
Request from Jose & Yesenia Trevino to subdivide Burton & Danforth Subdvision, Block 203, Lot 9 into three (3) lots, to be identified as Burton & Danforth Subdivision, Block 203, Lots 9A, 9B, & 9C, located on the corner of West McClung Avenue and South 13th Street
7.

CITY MANAGER.

7.I.

Consider and Act on awarding RFP for Planning Services for the Planning and Capacity Project to GrantWorks, Inc.

7.II.

Consider and Act on Contract Amendment No. 1 with LJA Engineering, Inc. for additional survey funds in an amount not to exceed $14,000 for the TAP Sidewalk Project.

7.III.

Consider and Act on request from Coastal Bend Classic & Custom Car Show in the amount of $5,000 in HOT Tax Funds, use of Shrimporee Grounds on September 2, 2017, and allow use two days prior to the event for set up.

7.IV.

Consider and Act on Request for Donation from Science & Spanish Club Network, Inc. in the amount of $2,000 for the “World Seagrass Day” on April 7, 2017.

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.

Presentation of Police Department Update - February 2017.

12.II.

Fire Department Stats - February 2017.

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:  Municipal Court Case Files.
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:  Municipal Court Case Files.
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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