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REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARANSAS PASS
600 W. CLEVELAND, ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS
APRIL 2, 2018  -  6:00 PM



1.

CALL TO ORDER.

2.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

3.

PRESENTATIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS.

4.

BOARD AND COMMISSION APPOINTMENTS.

4.I.
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.

Ordinance No. 2018-4211 amending Chapter 18, Article VII, Sex Offender Residence Location Restrictions, Section 18-82, Exceptions of the Code of Ordinances.

5.II.

Extending the Disaster Declaration Issued on by the Mayor on August 25, 2017 in response to Hurricane Harvey and extend this declaration until the April 16, 2018 Regular City Council Meeting.

5.III.

Approval of March 12, 2018 Workshop Meeting Minutes.

Documents:
  1. 03-12-18.pdf
6.

PUBLIC HEARINGS.

7.

CITY MANAGER.

7.I.

Consider and Act on 2018 Fireworks Production Contract between the City of Aransas Pass and Western Enterprises, Inc.

8.

COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT.

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

Consider and Act on Resolution No. 2018-855 terminating the Community Services Agreement between the City of Aransas Pass and the Aransas Pass Housing Authority to release the Senior Citizen Center Annex, 250 S. 13th Street to the Housing Authority.

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.
10.I.

Consideration and Approval of Resolution No. 2018-854 relating to establishing the City's Intention to reimburse itself for the prior lawful expenditure of funds relating to constructing various City Improvements from the proceeds of Tax-Exempt Obligations to be issued by the City for authorized purposes; authorizing other matters incident and related thereto; and providing an effective date.

10.II.

Consideration and Approval of Ordinance No. 2018-4212 by the City Council of the City of Aransas Pass, Texas authorizing the issuance of the "City of Aransas Pass, Texas Tax Notes, Series 2018", levying an annual Ad Valorem Tax, within the limitations prescribed by law, for the payment of the obligations; prescribing the form, terms, conditions, and resolving other matters incident and related to the issuance, sale, and delivery of the obligations; authorizing the execution of a Paying Agent/Registrar Agreement and a purchase and investment letter; complying with the letter of representations previously executed with the depository trust company; and providing an effective date.

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.

15.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:  Former Abandonment.
  2. Section 551.071, Consultation with City Attorney:  Bid for Field Lighting.
  3. Section 551.072, Deliberation regarding Real Property:  LWR Property.
  4. Section 551.072, Deliberation regarding Real Property:  Conn Brown Harbor - Hal Jones.
  5. Section 551.074, Personnel Matters:  Update on City Attorney Search.
Reconvene in Open Session to Consider and Act on Findings of Executive Session(s):
  1. Section 551.071, Consultation with City Attorney:  Former Abandonment.
  2. Section 551.071, Consultation with City Attorney:  Bid for Field Lighting.
  3. Section 551.072, Deliberation regarding Real Property:  LWR Property.
  4. Section 551.072, Deliberation regarding Real Property:  Conn Brown Harbor - Hal Jones.
  5. Section 551.074, Personnel Matters:  Update on City Attorney Search.
16.

ADJOURNMENT.

17.

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 ___________________, 2018 at _________a.m./p.m.

Mary Juarez
City Secretary

Persons with disabilities planning to attend this meeting who may need auxiliary services are asked to contact the City Secretary's office at (361) 758-5301, 24 hours in advance of the meeting.