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


1.

CALL TO ORDER.

2.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

3.

PRESENTATIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS.

3.I.

Presentation of a Check by Sherman King, Aransas Pass Lions Club and David Christopher, Kingsville Noon Lions Club in the amount of $46,300 for improvements at Harbor Park.

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 for Special Meeting of February 25, 2019 and Regular Meeting of March 4, 2019.

6.

PUBLIC HEARINGS.

7.

CITY MANAGER.

7.I.

Consider and Act on selecting a date for the 4th of July 2019 Fireworks Display.

7.II.

Consider and Act on Resolution No. 2019-881 approving additional local requirements to Conflict of Interest/Disclosure Laws.

7.III.

Consider and Act on approving Application and Guidelines for use of Hotel Occupancy Tax Revenue.

7.IV.

Consider and Act on approving a Professional Services Agreement with City Hall Essentials to conduct a review of the 2016 Municipal Court Audit in an amount not to exceed $3,000.

7.V.

City Council Goal Update - 2nd Quarter (January - March)

8.

COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT.

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

Consider and Act on approving Change Orders 3, 5 and 6 to the contract with Largin Construction for repairs at the Aransas Pass Civic Center.

9.

DEVELOPMENT SERVICES.

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

Monthly Building Department Report - February 2019.

10.

FINANCE.

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

Monthly Finance Report - February 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 - February 2019.

12.II.

Monthly Fire Department Report - February 2019.

13.

CITY COUNCIL OR STAFF ANNOUNCEMENT.

13.I.

City Council Workshop - March 25, 2019

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-14-6278-CV-C in the 343rd Judicial District Court in San Patricio, County, Texas
  2. Conn Brown Harbor Leases
  3. Possible Annexation
  4. Water Tower
15.II.

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