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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, June 21, at 6 p.m. (link to full agenda)

19) Mayor’s Report

(A) Ordinances

(1) Final Readings

ORDINANCE 2016-093 – Chapter 380 Economic Development Agreement with Emerson Process Management. (BUDGET OFFICE)

(2) First Readings

(A) Approving the 2016 Annual PHA Plan Beginning FY October 2016; the Housing Administrative Plan. (PLANNING/HOUSING DEPARTMENTS)

Pearland City Council – No Meeting

Fort Bend County Commissioners Court – No Meeting

Missouri City City Council – Regular Meeting – Monday, June 20, at 7 p.m. (link to full agenda)

  1. Consent Agenda

(b) Consider an ordinance approving amendments to the land use assumptions and capital improvements plan and the impact fee for the Lake Olympia Parkway Extension Service Area; and consider the ordinance on the second and final reading.

 

  1. ORDINANCES

(b) Consider an ordinance approving and adopting the City of Missouri City, Texas budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016, and ending on June 30, 2017; making appropriations for the city for such fiscal year as reflected in said budget; making certain findings; and containing certain provisions relating to the subject; and consider the ordinance on the first and final reading.

 

Sugar Land City Council – Regular Meeting – Tuesday, June 21, at 5:30 p.m. (link to full agenda)

  1. CANVASS ELECTION
  2. FIRST AND FINAL CONSIDERATION: Consideration of and action on CITY OF SUGAR LAND ORDINANCE NO. 2057, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, CANVASSING THE RETURNS AND DECLARING THE RESULTS OF A RUNOFF ELECTION HELD ON JUNE 11, 2016, TO ELECT A MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBER AT LARGE POSITION TWO.  Mayor James A. Thompson.
  1. CONSENT AGENDA
  2. SECOND CONSIDERATION:  Consideration and action on CITY OF SUGAR LAND ORDINANCE NO. 2055 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, PROVIDING FOR A CHANGE OF ZONING TO 3.11 ACRES OF LAND IN THE TELFAIR LAKEFRONT BUSINESS PARK LOCATED NORTH OF BRANFORD PLACE AND EAST OF UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD FROM PLANNED DEVELOPMENT (PD) DISTRICT GENERAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN TO PLANNED DEVELOPMENT (PD) DISTRICT FINAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR COMMERCIAL PROPERTY (TELFAIR LAKEFRONT 3.11 ACRE BUSINESS PARK). Ms. Mayra Hernandez, Planner I.
  1. SECOND CONSIDERATION:  Consideration and action on CITY OF SUGAR LAND ORDINANCE NO. 2056 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, PROVIDING FOR A CHANGE OF ZONING TO APPROXIMATELY FIVE (5) ACRES OF LAND LOCATED AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF ADDISON AVENUE AND U.S. HIGHWAY 59 WITHIN THE TELFAIR DEVELOPMENT FROM PLANNED DEVELOPMENT (PD) DISTRICT GENERAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN TO PLANNED DEVELOPMENT (PD) DISTRICT FINAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR A NEW AND USED CAR DEALERSHIP WITH SERVICE CENTER (NON-COLLISION REPAIR). Mr. Mark Donohue, Senior Planner.

VIII. ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

  1. FIRST CONSIDERATION:  Consideration of and action on CITY OF SUGAR LAND ORDINANCE NO. 2058 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, AMENDING CHAPTER 2 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCREASE IN THE TAX EXEMPTION ON A RESIDENCE HOMESTEAD AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Ms. Jennifer Brown, Director of Finance.
  1. WORKSHOP
  2. Review of and discussion on the overall planning for development of the City-owned 38.45 acres identified as Tract 5 in Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 4, including shared structured parking and hotel / conference center.  Ms. Jennifer May, Director of Economic Development.

Houston City Council – Regular Meeting – Tuesday, June 21, at 1:30 p.m. and Wednesday, June 22, at 9 a.m. (link to full agenda)

CONSENT AGENDA NUMBERS 4 through 60

MISCELLANEOUS – NUMBERS 4 and 5

  1. RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Planning and Development Department to designate a City of Houston Green Corridor along the Yale Street right-of-way and building setback areas of abutting and contiguous properties to both sides of Yale Street between 150 feet south of 6th Street to 96 feet north of 19th Street, with an overall length approximately 1.6 miles, to be known as the Yale Street Green Corridor

PROPERTY – NUMBERS  12  through  14

  1. RECOMMENDATION from City Attorney to deposit the amount of the Award of Special Commissioners into the Registry of the Court and pay the costs of court in connection with eminent domain proceedings styled City of Houston v. Cole AA Houston (Aldine) TX, LLC., a Delaware limited liability company, et al., Cause No. 1065635; for acquisition of Parcel KY13-207 for the NORTHEAST TRANSMISSION 108-INCH WATER LINE EASEMENT ACQUISITION PROJECT (Smith Rd. – Lee Rd.)
  1. RECOMMENDATION from City Attorney to deposit the amount of the Award of Special Commissioners into the Registry of the Court and pay the costs of court in connection with eminent domain proceedings styled City of Houston v. Prologis Targeted U. S. Logistic Fund, L. P., et al, Cause No. 1067916; for acquisition of Parcel AY14-146; for the GREENS ROAD PAVING & DRAINAGE PROJECT (Aldine Westfield – JFK Blvd.) – DISTRICT B – DAVIS
  1. RECOMMENDATION from Director Department of Public Works & Engineering to purchase Parcel LY15-031, located at 8427 Clinton Drive, owned by Loc Van Le, for the CLINTON DRIVE RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT from Port of Houston Gate 8 to IH-610 – DISTRICT B – DAVIS

ORDINANCES – NUMBERS  17  through  60

  1. ORDINANCE appropriating up to $350,000.00 in Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) Affordable Housing Funds; approving and authorizing contract between the City and HOUSTON AREA URBAN LEAGUE, INCORPORATED, to provide up to $350,000.00 in TIRZ Funds for Post Homeownership Program to help create more successful and sustainable home ownership opportunities for low to moderate income persons, particularly those who previously received financial assistance through the City in connection with single family housing program(s)
  1. ORDINANCE appropriating $3,900,000.00 out of Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Affordable Housing Fund and authorizing its use for the payment of Affordable Housing Project delivery costs and administrative expenses associated with carrying out certain State and Federal Grant Programs
  1. ORDINANCE approving and authorizing substantial amendments to the Neighborhood Stabilization Program NSP1 and NSP3 Grant Applications/Budgets, authorized pursuant to City of Houston Ordinance Nos. 2008-1051, as amended, and 2011-134, as amended, respectively DISTRICTS B – DAVIS; D – BOYKINS; F – LE; H – CISNEROS; I – GALLEGOS and K – GREEN
  1. ORDINANCE finding and determining public convenience and necessity for the acquisition of real property interests in connection with the public improvement project known as the acquisitions for real estate for Lift Station Renewal and Replacement – Findley, Garden Villas, Goodyear and Reveille Lift Stations Project; authorizing the acquisition of fee simple or easement interest to two parcels of land required for the project and situated in the J. R. Harris Survey, Abstract No. 27, in Harris County, Texas, said parcels of land being located along the east line of Reveille Street, south of Vista Verde Street in Houston, Harris County, Texas, by gift, dedication, purchase and the use of eminent domain and further authorizing payment of the costs of such purchases and/or eminent domain proceedings and associated costs for relocation assistance, Appraisal Fees, Title Policies/Services, Recording Fees, Court Costs, and Expert Witness Fees in connection with the acquisition of fee simple or easement interest to the two parcels of land required for the project – DISTRICT I – GALLEGOS

Harris County Commissioners Court – No Meeting

Montgomery County Commissioners Court – No Meeting

Conroe City Council – Regular Meeting – Wednesday, June 22, at 2 p.m. and Thursday, June 23, at 9:30 a.m. (link to full agenda)

Work Session

  1. Discuss amendment to Section 14-35, Additional Conditions on Building Permits, of the City of Conroe Code of Ordinances, relating to the vertical elevation of the finished floor of a new or altered proposed structure, in respect to the existing neighboring sites. N. Mikeska / C. Bogert
  1. Discuss amendment to Chapter 94-255, Unit Developments, of the City of Conroe Code of Ordinances, relating to the definition of patio homes, townhomes, and other similar residential housing forms. N. Mikesk
  1. Discuss Ordinance dividing the functions of the Department of Infrastructure Services into separate departments to be known as the Department of Public Works and the Department of Community Development.

Action Agenda

  1. Workshop Consider Ordinance dividing the functions of the Department of Infrastructure Services into separate departments to be known as the Department of Public Works and the Department of Community Development.
  1. Workshop Consider an Ordinance authorizing a Development Agreement with HF Management Development Company, LLC establishing regulatory vesting and making exceptions to certain regulatory requirements related to the development of 2,050 acres of land in the corporate limits and ETJ of the City of Conroe.

The Woodlands Township Board of Directors – Regular Meeting – Wednesday, June 22, at 6 p.m. (link to full agenda)

REGULAR AGENDA

  1. Receive, consider and act upon an emergency preparedness briefing;
  1. Receive, consider and act upon a briefing regarding the San Jacinto River Authority Flood Protection Planning Study;
  1. Receive, consider and act upon a discussion of storm impacts from recent weather events and the potential development of a task force to address drainage with those agencies responsible for managing community-wide drainage;

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