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REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARANSAS PASS
600 W. CLEVELAND, ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS
FEBRUARY 6, 2017  -  7:00 PM
1.
CALL TO ORDER.
2.
INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.
3.
PRESENTATIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS.
3.I.
Consider and Act on Resolution No. 2017-802 expressing the full support and continued cooperation for the partnerships, incentives, investments, and job creating strategies which will diversify the Coastal Bend economy, sustain the economic engines driving these communities, protect and enhance the quality of life and environment, instill community pride and solidarity of spirit and achieve career goals through expansion of academic and job opportunities.
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.
Resolution No. 2017-801, Setting a Minimum Bid Requirement of 30% of the Appraised Value of Tax Resale Properties for consideration by the City Council
5.II.
Ordinance No. 2017-4178, Amending the Code of Ordinances, Chapter 24, Article 1, Section 24.6, Subections (A)(1)(J), designating Signature Approval on Final Plats.
5.III.
Approval of January 9, 2017 and January 16, 2017 Regular Meeting Minutes.
6.
PUBLIC HEARINGS.
6.I.
Public Hearing on Demolitions:
Public hearing on the demolition of the following properties:

a. 1125 S Arch - Property I.D. 352; Lots 6 & 7, Block 1; Aransas Pass, Fricks Addition
b. 1120 W Rhodes Ave - Property I.D. 42875; NW/2 Lot 7 Block 45; Burton & Danforth
c. 636 S Rife - Property I.D. 36171; Lots 23 & 24, Block 443; Aransas Pass Townsite
d. 818 S Houston - Property I.D. 65386; Lots 27-28, Block 489; Aransas Pass Townsite
e. 214 S Houston - Property I.D. 36244; Lots 29-30, Block 483; Aransas Pass Townsite
f. 231 W Nelson - Property I.D. 36254; 65 Lots 1-5, Block 486; Aransas Pass Townsite
g. 643 N McCampbell - Property I.D. 12577; Lots 5-7 & 5’ of McCampbell St, Block 454;         Aransas Pass Townsite
h. 858 S 8th - Property I.D. 35577; Lots 9-10, Block 262; Aransas Pass Townsite
i. 1101 N McCampbell - Property I.D. 49253; Lot out of W/PT of 2, Block 239; Burton & Danforth
j. 1107 N McCampbell - Property I.D. 14861; Lot S/PT of 2, Block 239; Burton & Danforth


6.II.
Consider and Act on Demolitions:

Consider and Act  on Demolition of the following properties:

a.         1125 S Arch - Property I.D. 352; Lots 6 & 7, Block 1; Aransas Pass, Fricks Addition
b.         1120 W Rhodes Ave - Property I.D. 42875; NW/2 Lot 7 Block 45; Burton & Danforth
c.         636 S Rife - Property I.D. 36171; Lots 23 & 24, Block 443; Aransas Pass Townsite
d.         818 S Houston - Property I.D. 65386; Lots 27-28, Block 489; Aransas Pass Townsite
e.         214 S Houston - Property I.D. 36244; Lots 29-30, Block 483; Aransas Pass Townsite
f.          231 W Nelson - Property I.D. 36254; 65 Lots 1-5, Block 486; Aransas Pass Townsite
g.         643 N McCampbell - Property I.D. 12577; Lots 5-7 & 5’ of McCampbell St, Block 454;                Aransas Pass Townsite
h.         858 S 8th - Property I.D. 35577; Lots 9-10, Block 262; Aransas Pass Townsite
i.          1101 N McCampbell - Property I.D. 49253; Lot out of W/PT of 2, Block 239; Burton
             & Danforth
j.          1107 N McCampbell - Property I.D. 14861; Lot S/PT of 2, Block 239; Burton &
             Danforth


 


7.
CITY MANAGER.
7.I.
Consider and Act on reviewing the Calendar Year 2017 City Holiday Schedule.
7.II.
Consider and Act on Calling a meeting of the Memorial Commission.
7.III.
Consider and Act on Request for Donation from Rock the Dock in the amount of $12,000, and Vets Fishing with Vets in the amount of $12,000 from the HOT Tax Fund.
7.IV.
Order of Election
Consider and Act on Resolution No. 2017-803 ordering an Election to be held in the City of Aransas Pass on May 6, 2017 for the purpose of electing a Mayor and Council Members to Places 1 and 3 of the City Council of the City of Aransas Pass, Texas; authorizing a Joint Agreement with San Patricio County Elections Administrator for the conduct of the election; providing for procedures for holding such election; providing for Notice of Election and Publication; providing for establishment of Early Polling Place and designating Election day Polling Place Location; providing a severability clause; and providing an effective date.
7.V.
Consider and Act to approve Survey and Geotechnical Investigation for the Former LWR Property.
7.VI.
Updates:
  • Water Pumps and Drainage
  • Assessment Monitoring
  • RFP for Solid Waste and Garbage Services
8.
COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT.
Community Enrichment includes the following: Parks, Civic Center, Aquatic Facility, Library, and Senior Center.
9.
DEVELOPMENT SERVICES.
Development Services includes the following: Building Services, 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
12.I.
Consider and Act on approving the Police Department to go out for bids for a New Police Reporting Software Solution.
12.II.
Consider and act on allowing the Police Chief to purchase 3 new police vehicles and outfitting equipment in an amount not to exceed $135,000.00 from Allen Samuels in Aransas Pass, Texas.
12.III.
Consider and Act on allowing the Police Chief to seek RFP's for a police patrol boat.
12.IV.
Consider and Act on authorizing the Harbor Master to grant a waiver to Bay Yacht Club for Conn Brown Harbor Spring Event.
13.
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.
14.
EXECUTIVE SESSION.
14.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 551.071:  Consultation with City Attorney:  Harbor Lease - Captain Baitshack.
  2. Section 551.071:  Consultation with City Attorney:  Harbor Lease - Handsome Sailor.
  3. Section 551.071:  Consultation with City Attorney:  City Contract.
Reconvene in Open Session to Consider and Act on Findings of Executive Session(s):
  1. Section 551.071:  Consultation with City Attorney:  Harbor Lease - Captain Baitshack.
  2. Section 551.071:  Consultation with City Attorney:  Harbor Lease - Handsome Sailor.
  3. Section 551.071:  Consultation with City Attorney:  City Contract.




15.
ADJOURNMENT.
16.
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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