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REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARANSAS PASS
600 W. CLEVELAND, ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS
FEBRUARY 18, 2019  -  6:00 PM


1.

CALL TO ORDER.

2.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

3.

PRESENTATIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS.

3.I.

Recognition of Milagros Medina, Municipal Court Clerk for completing Level 1 Certification for Municipal Court Clerk.

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 Regular Meetings Minutes of January 22, 2019 and February 4, 2019.

6.

PUBLIC HEARINGS.

6.I.

Public hearing on the proposed rezoning of Lot 1, Block 1, Triple 7 Subdivision from a "GB" General Business District to a "MH" Manufactured Home District.

6.II.

Consider and Act on Ordinance No. 2019-4231 approving the rezoning of a portion of Lot 1, Block 1, Triple 7 Subdivision, San Patricio County, Texas, from "GB" General Business District to a "MH" Manufactured Home District.

6.III.

Public hearing on proposed text amendments to the City of Aransas Pass Zoning Ordinance, Part I, Section 10-200 - Schedule of Uses and Section 10-300 - Definition and Explanations Applicable to Use Schedule to define and designate zoning regulations for "home occupation," and Conex box as an accessory structure" land use within the Aransas Pass Zoning Ordinance.

6.IV.

Consider and Act on Ordinance 2019-4232 amending the Aransas Pass Zoning Ordinance, Part I, Section 10-300 - Definition and Explanation, to add Subsection 11.1 - Shipping Container Accessory Building; repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith; providing a severability clause; providing for inclusion in the code; providing for penalties.

7.

CITY MANAGER.

7.I.

Consider and Act on approving Task Order 10 to the contract with LNV, Inc. for City Hall, Fire and Police Station Roof Replacement and Repairs in the amount of $34,750.00.

7.II.

Consider and Act on request from Spirit of Aransas Pass for hotel motel funds for Rock the Dock Boat Show 2019 in the amount of $10,000 scheduled for May 3-5, 2019.

7.III.

Consider and Act on request from Spirit of Aransas Pass for hotel motel funds for Vets Fishing with Vets in the amount of $10,000 scheduled for April 26-27, 2019.

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.

Monthly Building Department Report - January 2019.

10.

FINANCE.

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

Monthly Financial Report - January 2019.

11.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.

12.

PUBLIC SAFETY.

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

Monthly Public Safety Report - January 2019.

12.II.

Annual Public Safety Report - 2018.

12.III.

Monthly Fire Department Report - January 2019.

13.

CITY COUNCIL OR STAFF ANNOUNCEMENT.

  1. Workshop Meeting on February 25, 2019.
  2. Post Update on City-Wide Clean Up.
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 551.074 to deliberate the appointment, employment evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline or dismissal of a public officer or employee:

  1. Municipal Court Judge.
15.II.

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. Conn Brown Harbor Survey.
  2. Hal Jones Development.
  3. City of Aransas Pass vs. J.M. Davidson, Ltd., RLI Insurance Company, and Naismith Engineering, Cause No. S-14-6278-CV-C in the 343rd Judicial District Court in San Patricio County, Texas.
15.III.

Reconvene in Open Session to Consider and Take Action, if any, on any item discussed in 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 _______________________, 2019 at ______ am/pm.

                                                                        Mary Juarez
                                                                        City Secretary