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REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARANSAS PASS
600 W. CLEVELAND, ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS
JUNE 4, 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.

Extending the Disaster Declaration Issued by the Mayor on August 25, 2017 in response to Hurricane Harvey and extend this declaration until the July 2, 2018 Regular City Council Meeting.

5.II.

Approval of Minutes of May 15, 2018 Special and Workshop Meeting.

6.

PUBLIC HEARINGS.

6.I.

Public comment on the Proposed FY2018-2019 Operating Budget.

7.

CITY MANAGER.

7.I.

Consider and Act on Sponsorship Request from Aransas Pass For Youth to use the Pool for six days during the 2018 Summer Season.

7.II.

Consider and Act on approval to apply for Economic Development Administration (EDA) Grant.

7.III.

Consider and Act on designating an Elected Official to serve on the Budget Review Committee.

7.IV.

Consider and Act on approving the automatic increase in Garbage Services as stated in the contract with Absolute Waste Services, Inc.

7.V.

Consider and Act to approve the proposal from Attorney Ricardo J. Navarro, with the law firm of Denton, Navarro, Rocha, Bernal & Zech, PC to review and complete and update Personnel Policy Manual for the City of Aransas Pass, Texas.

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.

Consider and Act on the re-issuance of Request for Proposals for Softball Complex.

9.II.

Consider and Act on approving Change Order No. 1 for the Shrimporee Building Project.

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 a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Aransas Pass Police Department and the Ingleside Police Department for temporary, emergency dispatch services.

13.

CITY COUNCIL OR STAFF ANNOUNCEMENT.

13.I.

Strategic Budget Workshop Meeting - June 15, 2018

13.II.

Comprehensive Plan Public Meeting - June 6, 2018.

13.III.

Presentation and discussion on Aransas Pass City Prosecutor attending Prosecutors Conference sponsored by the Texas Municipal Court Education Center on June 25-27, 2018 at no cost to City.

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.

Section 551.071 of the Texas Open Meetings Act to meet with its attorney to seek legal advice on a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the City Council under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with the Texas Open Meetings Act relating to:

  1. City of Aransas Pass vs. J.M. Davidson, Ltd. RLI Insurance Company, and Naismith Engineering, Cause No. S-14-6278CV-C in the 343rd Judicial District Court in San Patricio County, Texas.
  2. Tax Abatement Agreement with Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, 2679 Texas 35 Business, Aransas Pass, Texas.
  3. To consult with City Attorney regarding an amendment to lease agreement with Redfish Bay Boathouse, LLC, and review of Fee Schedule Policy for Harbor Leases in Conn Brown Harbor.
15.II.

Section 551.072 Deliberations regarding Real Property related to LWR.

15.III.

Section 551.072 Deliberations regarding Real Property related to offer of 20.0 Acres, Property ID No. 14172, with a Legal Description of Block 213, Lots 27 - 30, Burton & Danforth.

15.IV.

Reconvene in Open Session to Consider and Take Action, if any, on any item discussed in Executive Session.

15.V.

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the City Council may elect to go into executive session at any time during the meeting in order to discuss any matters listed on the agenda, when authorized by the following provisions of the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code:

  1. Section 551.071, Contemplated or pending litigation or matters where legal advise is requested on the City Attorney.
  2. Section 551.072, The purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property, if the deliberation in an open meeting would have a detrimental effect on the position of the City in negotiations with a third person.
  3. Section 551.073, A contract for a prospective gift or donation to the City, if the deliberation in an open meeting would have a detrimental effect on the position of the City in negotiations with a third person.
  4. Section 551.074, Personnel matters involving the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee or to hear a complaint against an officer or employee.
  5. Section 551.076, The deployment or specific occasion for the implementation of security personnel or devices.
  6. Section 551.087, Deliberations regarding economic development negotiations.
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.