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Weekly City Council & Commissioners Courts Agenda Watch

The agendas for the following City Council and Commissioners Courts for this week are being sent to you as a service of the HAR Governmental Affairs department. These include: Pasadena City Council, Pearland City Council, Fort Bend County Commissioners Court, Missouri City City Council, Sugar Land City Council, Harris County Commissioners Court, Houston City Council, Montgomery County Commissioners Court, Conroe City Council and The Woodlands Township Board of Directors. If there is an agenda item you would like us to monitor, please let us know by contacting Mary Hinojosa at mary.hinojosa@har.com. The following agenda items may be of interest to you:

Pasadena City Council – Regular Meeting – Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 10 a.m. (link to full agenda)

19) Mayor’s Report

(2) First Readings

(F) Ordinance clarifying designation of City Councilmember Districts and At-Large Positions for City elections. (BUDGET OFFICE)

(4) Issuance of Obligations

(A) Ordinance authorizing the issuance of up to $20,475,000 in principal amount of City of Pasadena, Texas General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2016A, authorizing the execution of an Escrow Agreement, a Paying Agent/Registrar Agreement, a Purchase Contract and other instruments and procedures related thereto, delegating authority to certain city officials to select outstanding obligations to be refunded and approve all final terms of the bonds, approving an official statement, and calling certain obligations for redemption. (CITY CONTROLLER)

Pearland City Council – No Meeting

Fort Bend County Commissioners Court – Regular Meeting – Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 1 p.m. (link to full agenda)

  1. Engineering
  2. Take all appropriate action on Resolution and Order Decreeing the Acquisition of Property to be a Public Necessity and Authorizing the Acquisition and Payment of Compensation by record vote for the Sycamore Road Widening Project, Precinct 1.
  1. Take all appropriate action on acceptance of a certain 0.6663 acre tract of land conveyed by Public Road Right-of-Way Dedication from Maxim Production Co., Inc. to Fort Bend County regarding Humphrey Way, and record same in Official Public Records, Precinct 1.
  1. Take all appropriate action on acceptance of a certain 0.4407 acre tract of land conveyed by Public Road Right-of-Way Dedication from Maxim Production Co., Inc. to Fort Bend County regarding Humphrey Way, and record same in Official Public Records, Precinct 1.

Missouri City City Council – Regular Meeting – Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7 p.m. (link to full agenda)

  1. Consent Agenda

(b) Consider an ordinance disannexing a 48.97-acre tract located north of Watts Plantation Road, south of Fort Bend Parkway, west of Oyster Creek, and east of the city limit line of the City of Missouri City along Sienna Parkway; and consider the ordinance on the second and final reading.

  1. Authorizations

(c) Consider authorizing the execution of a strategic partnership agreement between the City of Missouri City, Texas, and the Sienna Plantation Management District to provide for a mixeduse development on a 33.23-acre tract of land located north of Watts Plantation Road, south of Fort Bend Parkway, west of Oyster Creek, and east of Sienna Parkway.

  1. Ordinances

(a) Consider an ordinance disannexing a 33.07-acre tract of land located north of Sienna Springs Boulevard, south of Oyster Creek Farms residential subdivision, west of the Houston Community College Sienna Plantation campus, and east of Section 3 of the Sienna Village of Anderson Springs residential subdivision; and consider the ordinance on the second and final reading.

(b) Consider an ordinance authorizing the mayor to execute and the city secretary to attest, respectively, the development agreement between the City of Missouri City and Sienna/Johnson North, L.P. for the development of property previously owned by the Houston Community College System for residential uses; and consider the ordinance on the first of two readings.

(c) Consider an ordinance authorizing the mayor to execute and the city secretary to attest, respectively, the development agreement between the City of Missouri City and Sienna 325 L.P. for the development of property located along Watts Plantation Road for mixed uses; and consider the ordinance on the first of two readings.

(d) Consider an ordinance authorizing the mayor to execute and the city secretary to attest, respectively, the development agreement between the City of Missouri City and Sienna 325 L.P. for the development of property located along Watts Plantation Road for residential uses; and consider the ordinance on the first of two readings.

  1. Resolutions

(b) Consider a resolution granting consent to Sienna Plantation Municipal Utility District No. 10 to annex approximately 33.07 acres of land situated within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Missouri City.

(c) Consider a resolution granting consent to Sienna Plantation Municipal Utility District No. 12 To annex approximately 10.96 acres of land situated within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Missouri City

Sugar Land City Council – Regular Meeting – Tuesday, May 3, 2016 (link to full agenda)

III. Consent Agenda

  1. SECOND CONSIDERATION: CITY OF SUGAR LAND ORDINANCE NO. 2052, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, ESTABLISHING SPACING REQUIREMENTS FOR FREESTANDING MONUMENT SIGNS LOCATED ON CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND IN CONNECTION WITH THE STATE HIGHWAY 6 WIDENING, PROJECT CIP NO. ST-1404; AND SETTING FORTH OTHER PROVISIONS RELATED THERETO.  Mr. Clayton Taylor, Real Property Manager.
  1. Ordinances and Resolutions
  2. Consideration of and action on CITY OF SUGAR LAND RESOLUTION NO. 16-15, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, ADOPTING GUIDELINES AND CRITERIA GOVERNING TAX ABATEMENT AGREEMENTS IN THE CITY OF SUGAR LAND UNDER CHAPTER 312 OF THE TEXAS TAX CODE.  Ms. Jennifer May, Director of Economic Development.
  1. Contracts and Agreements
  2. Consideration of and action on authorizing execution of the Third Amendment to the Redevelopment Agreement by and among the City of Sugar Land, Texas, Imperial Johnson, LLC, as agent for and on behalf of the landowners, and Imperial Redevelopment District.  Mr. Phil Wagner, Public / Private Partnerships Manager.

Houston City Council – Regular Meeting – Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. and Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 9 a.m. (link to full agenda)

ORDINANCES – NUMBERS  4  through  24

  1. ORDINANCE authorizing the issuance of one or more series of City of Houston, Texas Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes, Series 2016 to provide for the payment of the current expenses of the City for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017; prescribing the terms and form thereof and authorizing the Finance Working Group to determine certain terms and conditions relating thereto; providing for the payment of the principal thereof and interest thereon; approving and authorizing the distribution of a Preliminary Official Statement and official notice of sale to be used in connection with the sale of the Notes; authorizing the preparation and distribution of an Official Statement; authorizing the execution and delivery of a Paying Agent/Registrar Agreement; authorizing a Bond Counsel Agreement and a Special Tax Counsel and Special Disclosure Counsel Agreement; and making other findings and provisions relating to such Notes and matters incident thereto; and declaring an emergency
  1. ORDINANCE approving a Supplemental Borrowing evidenced by City of Houston, Texas Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes, Series 2016A to provide for payment of current expenses of the City for a portion of the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017; providing for the payment of the principal of and interest on such Notes; authorizing the procedure for determining the terms and conditions of such Notes; authorizing the execution of a Note Purchase Agreement; approving Bond Counsel and  Special Tax and Special Disclosure Counsel; making other findings and provisions related to such Notes and matters incident thereto; and declaring an emergency

Harris County Commissioners Court – No Meeting

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