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REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARANSAS PASS
600 W. CLEVELAND, ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS
NOVEMBER 19, 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.

Approval of Minutes of October 22, 2018 Special Meeting and November 5, 2018 Regular Meeting.

6.

PUBLIC HEARINGS.

6.I.

Public Hearing on Proposed Text Amendment to the City of Aransas Pass Zoning Ordinance, Part I, Section 10-200 - Schedule of Uses.

6.II.

Consider and Act on Ordinance No. 2018-4225 amending the Aransas Pass Zoning Ordinance, Part I, Section 10-200 - Schedule of Uses, to remove Open Storage (No Enclosure) (206) as a permitted use in General Business Zoning Districts; repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith; providing a severability clause; providing for inclusion in the code; providing for penalties.

6.III.

Public hearing on proposed re-zoning of 2200 East Highway 361 on the Redfish Bay Causeway, Lots 10 and 11, Block 1, Harbor Island Addition, from GB - General Business to LI - Light Industrial by application Peter S. MacCallum.

6.IV.

Consider and Act on upholding the determination of the Planning and Zoning Commission that "Ship Husbandry" should be an allowed use in a GB Zoning District.

7.

CITY MANAGER.

7.I.

Consider and Act on Resolution No. 2018-873 of the City Council of the City of Aransas Pass, Texas, authorizing the submission of a Texas Community Development Block Grant Application to the Texas Department of Agriculture for the Colonia Construction Fund; and authorizing the Mayor to act as the Executive Officer and authorized Representative in all matters pertaining to the participation in the Community Development Block Grant Program.

7.II.

Consider and Act on approving Roland Pena to submit a request for use of the Adult Softball Fields for a Tournament.

8.

COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT.

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

Consider and Act on Change Order 2 with Largin Construction for repairs at the Civic Center.

9.

DEVELOPMENT SERVICES.

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

Consider and Act on awarding Request for Proposals for Deberry Sanitary Sewer Line Replacement.

9.II.

Monthly Building Department Report - October 2018.

10.

FINANCE.

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

Monthly Finance Report - October 2018.

11.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.

12.

PUBLIC SAFETY.

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

Monthly Public Safety Report - October 2018.

12.II.

Monthly Fire Department Report - October 2018.

13.

CITY COUNCIL OR STAFF ANNOUNCEMENT.

13.I.

Aransas County Storm Water Advisory Committee.

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 551.087 Deliberations regarding Potential Economic Development Negotiations.

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. 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.
  2. Thomas Dutton vs. City of Aransas Pass, Cause No. S-18-6046CV-B in the 156 District Court in San Patricio County, Texas.
  3. Johnny Lee Davis vs. City of Aransas Pass, et al, Cause No. 13-17-00455-CV in the 13th District Court of Appeals.
  4. Conn Brown Harbor Lease - Underwater Services, Inc.
  5. Conn Brown Harbor Lease - Coast Point Company.
  6. Proposed Annexation.
  7. Water Tower.
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 _______________________, 2018 at ______ am/pm.

                                                                        Mary Juarez
                                                                        City Secretary