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SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARANSAS PASS
600 W. CLEVELAND, ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS
SEPTEMBER 24, 2018  -  6:00 PM



1.

CALL TO ORDER.

2.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

3.

BOARD AND COMMISSION APPOINTMENTS.

3.I.

Aransas Pass Municipal Development District

4.

CITY MANAGER.

4.I.

Consider and Act to approve Ordinance No. 2018-4222 adopting the Annual Budget for the City of Aransas Pass for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 beginning October 1, 2018; and authorize the Mayor to execute any related documents. ROLL CALL VOTE REQUIRED.

4.II.

Consider and Act to approve Ordinance No. 2018-4223 adopting and levying the ad valorem tax rate for the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 and authorize the Mayor to execute any related documents. ROLL CALL VOTE REQUIRED.

4.III.

Consider and Act on approving Ordinance No. 2018-4224 ratifying increase of property tax revenues from last year's operating budget as reflected in the 2018-2019 Operating Budget. ROLL CALL VOTE REQUIRED.

4.IV.

Consider and Act on approving Task Order No. 7 to the contract with LNV Engineering for the Harbor Master Building for a fee of $72,800.

5.

COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT.

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

Consider and Act on approving Change Order No. 1 for the Civic Center Repairs.

6.

PUBLIC SAFETY.

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

Consider and Act on approving an Emergency Medical Services Contract with Tri County Emergency Medical Services, Inc. for a one-year period.

7.

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.
8.

EXECUTIVE SESSION.

8.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,
  2. Option to Increase Rent for Conn Brown Harbor Leases.
8.II.

Reconvene in Open Session to Consider and Take Action, if any, on any item discussed in Executive Session.

9.

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.
10.

ADJOURNMENT.

11.

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