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Weekly City Council & County 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, July 19 at 6 p.m. (link to full agenda)

19) MAYOR’S REPORT

  1. A) ORDINANCES

(1) FINAL READINGS

ORDINANCE 2016-101 – Amending Ordinance No. 2015-108, which adopted the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year 2016. (BUDGET OFFICE)

(B) RESOLUTIONS

(C) Approve the 2016-2017 Annual Action Plan authorizing the filing of an application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for community development grant programs: CDBG, ESG and HOME. (PLANNING DEPARTMENT)

Pearland City Council – No Meeting

Fort Bend County Commissioners Court – No Meeting

Missouri City City Council – Regular Meeting – Monday, July 18 at 7 p.m. (link to full agenda)

CONSENT AGENDA

(b) Consider an ordinance amending Chapter 70, Offenses, of the Missouri City Code to prohibit the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems and to provide for affirmative defenses to prosecution for smoking violations; providing a penalty; and consider the ordinance on the second and final reading.

  1. AUTHORIZATIONS (a) Consider authorizing the city manager to negotiate and execute an agreement with Kelly R. Kaluza & Associates, Inc. for engineering and design services for the reconstruction of Ashmont Drive.

Sugar Land City Council – Regular Meeting – Tuesday, July 19 at 5 p.m. (link to full agenda)

I. CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION

Section 551.071 Consultation with Attorney

a) For the purpose of receiving legal advice regarding a violation of Article III of the Storm Water Quality Management and Discharge Control Ordinance and impacts to the East/West Ditch. Ms. Meredith Riede, City Attorney and Mr. Kelly Brown, Crain, Caton, and James P.C.

IV. CONSENT AGENDA

C. Consideration of and action on CITY OF SUGAR LAND RESOLUTION NO. 16-24 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, APPROVING SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT NO. 1 TO THE AGREEMENT FOR THE INSTALLATION AND REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF TRAFFIC SIGNALS WITHIN A MUNICIPALITY BETWEEN THE STATE OF TEXAS AND THE CITY OF SUGAR LAND, TEXAS. Mr. James Turner, Traffic Engineering Manager.

D. Consideration of and action on ratifying an amendment to the contract with the County of Fort Bend Elections Administrator for the May 07, 2016 general, runoff, and charter elections in the amount of $40,462.62, resulting in a total contract price of $73,079.50.  Ms. Glenda Gundermann, City Secretary.

V. BUDGET

A. Receive for filing the City Manager proposed Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Budget and Five-Year Capital Improvement Program 2017-2021. Mr. Allen Bogard, City Manager and Jennifer Brown, Director of Finance.

VII. PUBLIC HEARING

A. PUBLIC HEARING 6:00 O’CLOCK P.M.:  Receive and hear all persons desiring to be heard on a change of zoning for approximately 57.6 acres of land located along Scenic Rivers Drive north of Cabrera Drive from Interim Standard Single-Family Residential (R-1-I) District to Standard Single-Family Residential (R-1) District. Ms. Lauren Fehr, Senior Planner.

FIRST CONSIDERATION:  Consideration of and action on CITY OF SUGAR LAND ORDINANCE NO. 2060, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, PROVIDING FOR A CHANGE OF ZONING FROM INTERIM STANDARD SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL (R-1-I) DISTRICT TO STANDARD SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL (R-1) DISTRICT FOR APPROXIMATELY 57.6 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED ALONG SCENIC RIVERS DRIVE NORTH OF CABRERA DRIVE. Ms. Lauren Fehr, Senior Planner.

B. PUBLIC HEARING 6:00 O’CLOCK P.M.: Receive and hear all persons desiring to be heard on proposed rezoning of 6.26 acres from Planned Development (PD) District General Development Plan to Planned Development (PD) District Final Development Plan – Telfair Wescott Commercial. Ms. Lauren Fehr, Senior Planner.

FIRST CONSIDERATION: Consideration of and action on CITY OF SUGAR LAND ORDINANCE NO. 2062, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, PROVIDING FOR A CHANGE OF ZONING FROM PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT (PD) GENERAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN (TELFAIR WESTCOTT) TO PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT (PD) FINAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN (TELFAIR WESTCOTT) FOR APPROXIMATELY 6.26 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD AND WESTCOTT AVENUE IN THE TELFAIR DEVELOPMENT. Ms. Lauren Fehr, Senior Planner.

C. PUBLIC HEARING 6:00 O’CLOCK P.M.:  Receive and hear all persons desiring to be heard on proposed amendments to the City of Sugar Land Development Code, Chapter 2, Article II to revise Sections 2-56 and 2-91 for uses within commercial and industrial districts to require a Conditional Use Permit for new development abutting residential single-family development. Mr. Douglas Schomburg, City Planner – Development Planning.

FIRST CONSIDERATION:  Consideration of and action on CITY OF SUGAR LAND ORDINANCE NO. 2063, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, AMENDING CHAPTER 2 OF THE SUGAR LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE TO REQUIRE A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR NEW OR EXPANDING NONRESIDENTIAL USES LOCATED IN NONRESIDENTIAL ZONING DISTRICTS WHEN SUCH NONRESIDENTIAL USES IMMEDIATELY ABUT THE REAR PROPERTY LINE OF EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL LOTS. Mr. Douglas Schomburg, City Planner – Development Planning.

VIII. ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

A. FIRST CONSIDERATION: Consideration of and action on CITY OF SUGAR LAND ORDINANCE NO. 2059, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, AMENDING CHAPTER 5 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES BY AMENDING THE OPERATING HOURS FOR SCHOOL ZONES. Mr. James Turner, Traffic Engineering Manager.

B. Consideration of and action on CITY OF SUGAR LAND RESOLUTION NO. 16-25 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, ADOPTING THE CITY OF SUGAR LAND INVESTMENT POLICY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PUBLIC FUNDS INVESTMENT ACT. Ms. Cathy Wray, Financial/Investment Analyst.

C. Consideration of and action on CITY OF SUGAR LAND RESOLUTION NO. 16-28 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, ADOPTING THE CITY OF SUGAR LAND INVESTMENT STRATEGY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PUBLIC FUNDS INVESTMENT ACT. Ms. Cathy Wray, Financial/Investment Analyst.

Houston City Council – Regular Meeting – Tuesday, July 19 at 1:30 p.m. and Wednesday, July 20 at 9 a.m. (link to full agenda)

ORDINANCES – NUMBERS  4  through  20

  1. ORDINANCE appropriating $113,140.00 in Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) Affordable Housing Funds; approving and authorizing an agreement between the City of Houston and REINVESTMENT FUND, INC, to provide up to $113,140.00 in TIRZ Funds for Consulting Services relating to a Citywide Affordable Housing and Economic Investment Study to help facilitate neighborhood redevelopment and revitalization
  1. ORDINANCE re-adopting the City’s Juvenile Curfew Ordinance; containing a repealer; containing findings and other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; providing for severability

MATTERS HELD – NUMBERS  22  through  24

  1. RECOMMENDATION from Director Finance Department to approve the Fiscal Year 2017-2021 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and establish a charge of $75.00 plus postage for the adopted CIP documents and a charge of $5.00 plus postage for a CD version

DELAYED BY MOTION #2016-344, 7/6/16

This was Item 6 on Agenda of July 6, 2016

  1. ORDINANCE approving and authorizing Loan Agreement between the City of Houston and HOUSTON ESPERANZA to provide $4,000,000.00 of Federal “HOME” Funds to assist with acquisition and development of Paddock at Sunnyside, a 216 unit Affordable Housing Community for Seniors in the vicinity of 4410 Reed Road in Houston, Texas

TAGGED BY COUNCIL MEMBER BOYKINS

This was Item 5 on Agenda of July 13, 2016

Harris County Commissioners Court – Regular Meeting – Tuesday, July 19 at 10 a.m. (link to full agenda)

  1. Right of Way

b. Recommendation that the court authorize the Flood Control District to acquire two tracts for the excavation of Little York stormwater detention basin and channel conveyance improvements project in Precinct 2, decree of public necessity and convenience, and that appropriate officials take necessary actions to complete the transactions (UPIN 160900P5181E).

e. Recommendation that the court approve certain projects, decrees of public necessity and convenience, and acquisition of specific properties on behalf of the county for two tracts for the:

  1. Traffic Signal-Westpark Drive at Summit Valley Drive project in Precinct 3.
  2. San Jacinto River Waste Pit Grant-Edgewater Park Acquisition project in Precinct 4.
  3. Hufsmith-Kohrville Road at Holderrieth Road traffic and intersection improvements project in Precinct 4.
  1. Commissioners Court

c. Commissioner, Precinct 2

2. Request for approval to appoint presiding or alternate election judges for each election precinct for a one-year term.

e. Commissioner, Precinct 4

2. Request for approval to appoint presiding or alternate election judges for the 2016- 17 term.

Montgomery County Commissioners Court –No Meeting

Conroe City Council – No Meeting

The Woodlands Township Board of Directors – Regular Meeting – Thursday, July 21 at 9 a.m. (link to full agenda)

CONSENT AGENDA

f. Receive, consider and act upon a release of a Request for Proposals to update the Bear Branch Park Master Plan C-2016-0375;

REGULAR AGENDA

  1. Receive, consider and act upon a presentation by Montgomery Central Appraisal District regarding the appraisal process for properties within The Woodlands Township;
  1. Receive, consider and act upon a presentation on the Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan;

 

 

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