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

1.

CALL TO ORDER.

2.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

3.

PRESENTATIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS.

3.I.

Proclamation designating the month of May 2017, as "Fair Housing Month".

Documents:
  1. Proclamation.pdf
4.

BOARD AND COMMISSION APPOINTMENTS.

4.II.

Aransas Pass Municipal Development District

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. 2017-4186

Ordinance of the City of Aransas Pass, Texas, closing a portion of the right-of-way of West Wilson Avenue to vehicular traffic in conjunction with the Aransas Pass shared use path project, and providing for an effective date.
5.II.

Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes of March 20, 2017 and April 3, 2017.

6.

PUBLIC HEARINGS - NONE.

7.

CITY MANAGER.

7.I.

Consider and Act on request from Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce to temporarily close streets during the Shrimporee Event during June 9-11, 2017.

7.II.

Consider and Act on Resolution No. 2017-4188, designating authorized signatories for contractual documents and documents for requesting funds pertaining to the Texas Community Development Block Grant Program (TXCDBG) Contract No. 7216014.

7.III.

Consider and Act on Resolution No. 2017-4189, approving CDBG Civil Rights Policies.

8.

COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT.

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

Consider and Act on awarding the RFP for Mobile Food Vendor for the 2017-2018 Season to Bee's Knees Concession and authorizing the Director of Community Enrichment to negotiate the terms.

8.II.

Consider and Act on issuance of Request for Proposals for Carpet at the Aransas Pass Civic Center.

9.

DEVELOPMENT SERVICES.

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

Consider and Act on awarding RFP for Slope Mower.

9.II.

Consider and Act on Ordinance No. 2017-4187 by amending Ordinance No. 2015-4102 by correcting the metes and bounds description of properties annexed upon request of the owners of said property; providing that such additional area shall become part of the city; providing a severability clause; and, providing for an effective date.

10.

FINANCE - NONE.

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

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - NONE.

12.

PUBLIC SAFETY.

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

Consider and act on approving the contract between the City of Aransas Pass and CableONE for fiber internet with a bandwidth of 50MB up and down for $900.00 a month for 36 months.

12.II.

Consider and act on approving the Chief of Police to purchase the Sportsman 234 boat from Ronnie’s Marine in Aransas Pass and necessary outfitting equipment for an amount not to exceed $100,000.00.

12.III.

Consider and act on approving the contract renewal with 3SI Tracking.

Documents:
  1. AGENDA 3SI.pdf
12.IV.

Consider and act on approving the Police Department to purchase jail cameras from Advanced Communications in an amount not to exceed $25,000.00.

12.V.

Consider and act on approving the contract between the City of Aransas Pass for long distance phone services.

12.VI.

Police Department Stats for the month of March 2017.

Documents:
  1. Stats.pdf
12.VII.

Fire Department Stats for March 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:  Legal Matters - Naismith Lawsuit.
2. Section 551.071, Consultation with City Attorney:  Legal Matters - Sherwin Alumnia.

Reconvene in Open Session to Consider and Act on Findings of Executive Session(s):

1. Section 551.071, Consultation with City Attorney:  Legal Matters - Naismith Lawsuit.
2. Section 551.071, Consultation with City Attorney:  Legal Matters - Sherwin Alumnia.
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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