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REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY OF ARANSAS PASS CITY COUNCIL

CITY HALL, 600 W. CLEVELAND, ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS

JANUARY 3, 2022 - 6:00 PM

1.

CALL TO ORDER.

2.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

3.

PRESENTATIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS.

3.I.

Long-Term Planning for Civic Center, Aquatic Center and the Ed & Hazel Richmond Public Library - Kaylynn Paxson, Director of Community Enrichment.

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.

Approval of November 22, 2021 Special Council Meeting Minutes.

6.

PUBLIC HEARINGS.

6.I.

Case No. 2110-12 (Postponed - 12/20/2021)

  1. Public hearing on request submitted by Jerry Kelly for a Conditional Use Permit to allow for a Mixed Land Use (residential and existing sand excavating operation) on W. Gile Avenue, Block 212, Lots 10, 11 and 12, 24.275 Acres, Aransas Pass, Texas, Aransas County Property IDs: 70399, 70400, and 65007.  The property is currently zoned R-7B.
  2. Consider and Act on Ordinance granting a Conditional Use Permit to Jerry Kelly for two years to allow for a Mixed Land Use (residential and existing sand excavation operation) on W. Gile Avenue, with remediation as shown in Exhibits A and B, with Aransas County Property IDs: 70399, 70400 and 65007, Block 212, Lots 10, 11 and 12, 24.275 Acres. The property is currently zoned "R-7B" Single-Family Dwelling District.

Planning Staff Recommendation: Approval, if the Mitigation Plan is met and satisfies the Council.

Planning and Zoning Commission Recommendation: Denial.

7.

CITY MANAGER.

7.I.

Consider and Act on approving Task Order No. 1 to the Professional Services Agreement with K • Friese + Associates for engineering services for the FEMA-HMA grant to perform structural elevations for an amount not to exceed $49,000.

7.II.

Consider an Act on re-scheduling the January 17, 2022 City Council meeting due to a city holiday to Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

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.
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
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.

16.

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 advice is requested of the City Attorney.
  2. Section 551.072, The purchase, exchange, lease or value or 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.
17.

ADJOURNMENT.

18.

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, Texas on _______________________, 2021 at ______ am/pm.

                                                                        Mary Juarez
                                                                        City Secretary

Persons with disabilities planning to attend this meeting who may need auxiliary aids or services are asked to contact the City Secretary 72 hours before the meeting at (361) 758-5301.