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REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARANSAS PASS
600 W. CLEVELAND, ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS
MAY 15, 2017  -  7:00 PM
1.

CALL TO ORDER.

2.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

3.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION ITEM.

3.I.

Conduct Swearing In of Newly-Elected Council Members.

3.II.

Consider and Act on appointing Mayor Pro Tem for ensuing year.

4.

PRESENTATIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS.

5.

BOARD AND COMMISSION APPOINTMENTS.

5.I.

Aransas Pass Municipal Development District

5.II.

Memorial Commission

6.

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.I.

Approval of May 1, 2017 Regular Meeting Minutes.

Documents:
  1. 05-01-17.pdf
7.

PUBLIC HEARINGS.

7.I.

Public Hearing on Telecommunications Tower Ordinance

7.II.

Consider and Act on on Ordinance of the City of Aransas Pass Code of Ordinance, implementing regulations on the construction and maintenance of Telecommunication Towers within the City of Aransas Pass; providing for a repealer clause and an effective date.

8.

CITY MANAGER.

8.I.

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 at 845 N. Rife Street.

8.II.

Consider and Act on offer to purchase tax resale property, Suit No. T-81-A, Tract 16, Lots 10 and 11, Block 618, City of Aransas Pass, Aransas County, Texas, located on Railroad Street.

8.III.

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.

8.IV.

Consider and Act on Closing City Offices beginning at Noon through 5:00 pm on Friday, May 26, 2017.

8.V.

Consider and Act on awarding Request for Proposals for drainage repairs in the Pelican Cove Subdivision.

8.VI.

Resolution No. 2017-814

Consider and Act on Resolution No. 2017-814 of the City of Aransas Pass, Texas finding that AEP Texas Inc.'s application to amend its Distribution Cost Recovery Factors to increase distribution rates within the City should be denied; finding that the City's reasonable rate case; expenses shall be reimbursed by the Company; finding that the meeting at which this Resolution is passed is open to the public as required by law; requiring notice of this Resolution to the Company and Legal Counsel
8.VII.

Update(s):

  • Mulching at the Transfer Station
  • City Wide Clean-Up
9.

COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT.

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

Consider and Act on request from Aransas Pass Project Graduation for use of the Aquatics Center Swimming Pool to be held on June 2, 2017.

9.II.

Consider and Act on Sponsorship Request from Aransas Pass For Youth to use the Pool for five days during the Summer Season.

10.

DEVELOPMENT SERVICES.

Development Services includes the following: Building Services, Planning, Public Works, and Maintenance.
11.

FINANCE.

Finance includes the following: Utility Billing, Finance, Human Resources, and Meter Reading.
12.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.

13.

PUBLIC SAFETY.

Public Safety inlcudes the following: Police, Fire, EMS, Harbor, and Emergency Management
14.

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.
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 Manager Recruitment.
2. Section 551.074, Personnel Matters:  Eligibility of Continued Employment of City Employee.

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

1. Section 551.074, Personnel Matters:  City Manager Recruitment.
2. Section 551.074, Personnel Matters:  Eligibility of Continued Employment of City Employee.
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 ___________________, 2017 at _________a.m./p.m.


Mary Juarez
City Secretary


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