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REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARANSAS PASS
600 W. CLEVELAND, ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS
SEPTEMBER 17, 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.

Aransas Pass Municipal Development District

4.II.

Building Board of Standards and Appeals

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 August 20, 2018 Regular Meeting and August 28, 2018 Special Meeting Minutes.

6.

PUBLIC HEARINGS.

7.

CITY MANAGER.

7.I.

Consider and Act on approving an agreement with San Patricio Municipal Water District to perform a detailed Wastewater Study for a cost of $8,750.

7.II.

Consider and Act on request from Memorial Commission to add Lynn Darwin Lamb to the Seamen's Memorial Tower.

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.

Consider and Act on approving Change Order No. 2 for the Shrimporee Building Project.

9.II.

Consider, discuss and take action to approve demolition of substandard and dilapidated structure located at 1052 S. Rife, Aransas Pass, Texas also commonly known as LWR Building.

9.III.

Monthly Building Department Report - August 2018.

10.

FINANCE.

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

Monthly Financial Report - August 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 - August 2018.

13.

CITY COUNCIL OR STAFF ANNOUNCEMENT.

13.I.

Special Council Meetings of September 19, 2018 and September 24, 2018.

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. Conn Brown Harbor Lease - Coast Point Company, Inc.
15.II.

Section 551.087 Deliberations regarding Economic Development Negotiations related to Potential Economic Development.

15.III.

Section 551.087 for deliberations regarding economic development negotiations and pursuant to 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 Bard of Texas clearly conflicts with the Texas Open Meetings Act relating to economic development negotiations with Hal Jones Development, LLC.

  1. Letter of Intent - Mark Farnsworth.
  2. Letter of Intent - Potential Housing Development.
15.IV.

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