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SEABROOK CITY COUNCIL 
NOTICE OF MEETING
TUESDAY,  JANUARY 5, 2021 - 6:00 PM

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE CITY COUNCIL WILL MEET ON TUESDAY JANUARY 5, 2021 AT 6:00 PM BY TELECONFERENCE TO DISCUSS, CONSIDER, AND IF APPROPRIATE, TAKE ACTION WITH RESPECT TO THE ITEMS LISTED BELOW.

DUE TO THE CONTINUED INCREASE IN COVID-19 POSITIVE CASES, 
THIS MEETING WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC VIA REMOTE ACCESS THAT ALLOWS FOR TWO-WAY COMMUNICATIONS FOR THOSE DESIRING TO PARTICIPATE.  MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC MAY ATTEND THE MEETING BY REGISTERING AT THE FOLLOWING LINK: www.seabrooktx.gov/public-mtg-010521

In order to view all exhibits during the meeting, members of the public can use a desktop PC, laptop, tablet, or iPad to enter the above address into the Google Chrome address bar to be taken directly into the meeting, or may download the GoToWebinar app on their Android or iPhone free of charge and use Meeting ID: 588-402-979  when prompted.

MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC MAY ACCESS THE AGENDA AND ATTACHMENTS ONLINE AT WWW.SEABROOKTX.GOV/AGENDACENTER. 

1.

PRESENTATIONS


1.1   Presentation of Appreciation to the Volunteers and City Staff who made the 2020 Breakfast with Santa event possible.   Thom Kolupski, Mayor
ATTACHMENT:   Event Recap

1.2   Presentation of a Progress Report from the Leader In Me Program through Clear Creek Education Foundation at Bay Elementary.   Deborah Laine, CCISD Education Foundation and Debbie Johnson, CCISD, Bay Elementary Principal
ATTACHMENTS:     Leader in Me Summary    Letters from Students    Leader in Me Contract
2.

PUBLIC COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

At this time, we would like to listen to any member of the public who has registered to speak on any subject matter, whether or not that item is on the agenda.  All comments are limited to a maximum of four minutes for each speaker, shall be limited to City business or City-related business or matters of general public interest, and shall not include any personal attacks.  In accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, members may not discuss or take action on any item that has not been posted on the agenda.  When your name is called, please unmute your device mic and state your name and address clearly before making your comments.  Thank you. 

3.

BID AWARD


3.1   Consider and take all appropriate action on a Bid Award to Geofill Construction for City Hall Roof and Vertical Components Painting Project No. 2021-02-327, and authorize the City Manager to negotiate, approve and sign a contract between the City of Seabrook and Geofill for Project 2021-02-327, in an amount not to exceed $35,280.00.   Brian Craig, City Engineer and Assistant Director of Public Works
ATTACHMENTS:    Agenda Briefing    Geofill bid    LiquaTech bid

4.

CONSENT AGENDA


4.1   Approve on second reading Ordinance 2020-28, "Revision to Personnel Policy Social Media Policy".   LeaAnn Petersen, Director of Community & Visitor Relations and Yesenia Garza, Director of Human Resources
ATTACHMENTS:    Ordinance 2020-28    Social Media Policy

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, TEXAS AMENDING THE CITY OF SEABROOK "PERSONNEL POLICIES", CHAPTER 8, "EMPLOYEE COMMUNICATIONS" BY ADDING SECTION 6, "SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY" AND MAKING VARIOUS FINDINGS AND PROVISIONS RELATED TO THE SUBJECT 
  
4.2   Approve the reappointment of Sue Thomey as a regular member to the Seabrook Board of Adjustment / Building Standards Commission.  Current term expires January 1, 2021.  New reappointed term to expire January 1, 2023.   City Council
ATTACHMENT: 
    Thomey application 

4.3   Approve the appointment of Guy Rodgers from an alternate member to a regular member of the Ethics Review Commission, for a term to expire October 31, 2021.   City Council 

4.4   
Approve the minutes of the December 1, 2020 regular City Council meeting.    Robin Lenio, City Secretary
ATTACHMENT:    December 1, 2020 minutes  
5.

NEW BUSINESS

5.1   Consider and take all appropriate action on Resolution 2021-01, "Approving a Release of Easement".   Gayle Cook, City Manager
ATTACHMENTS:    Agenda Briefing    Resolution 2021-01    Exhibit A    Receipt    Release of Easement

AN RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, DETERMINING THAT RELEASE OF EASEMENT THAT IS NECESSARY FOR THE HIGHWAY 146 EXPANSION PROJECT AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR CITY MANAGER TO ACT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK TO EXECUTE ALL DOCUMENTATION FOR THE RELEASE OF EASEMENT LEGALLY DESCRIBED ON “EXHIBIT A” ATTACHED HERETO (THE “PROPERTY”) TO THE CITY OF SEABROOK FOR RELEASE TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (“TXDOT”) 

5.2   Consider and take all appropriate action on Resolution 2021-02, "Temporary Emergency Family Medical Leave (EFMLA) and Temporary Emergency Sick Leave Personnel Policies".  Yesenia Garza, Director of Human Resources
ATTACHMENTS:    Agenda Briefing   Resolution 2021-02     Temporary EFMLA Policy    Temporary Sick Leave Policy

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE EXTENSION OF THE EMERGENCY FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE (EFMLA) AND EMERGENCY SICK LEAVE PERSONNEL POLICIES THROUGH APRIL 30, 2021, AS PROVIDED IN THE ATTACHED "TEMPORARY EMERGENCY PAID SICK LEAVE POLICY (2021-02)" AND "TEMPORARY EMERGENCY FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE EXPANSION POLICY (2021-1)", TO ALLOW ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES TO TAKE TIME OFF WORK TO CARE FOR CHILDREN WHOSE DAYCARES AND/OR SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS AND/OR TO RECOVER FROM OR QUARANTINE BECAUSE OF EXPOSURE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS

5.3   Consider and take all appropriate action on Resolution 2021-03, "City Comment on Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Feasibility Study Draft Report".   Thom Kolupski, Mayor and Gayle Cook, City Manager
ATTACHMENTS:    Agenda Briefing    Resolution 2021-03

A RESOLUTION PROVIDING CITY COMMENT FOR THE COASTAL TEXAS PROTECTION AND RESTORATION FEABILITY STUDY DRAFT REPORT

5.4   Consider and take all appropriate action on the appointment of Steve Gillett to the Harris County Subsidence District Board of Directors, for a two-year term beginning January 31, 2021.  Thom Kolupski, Mayor
ATTACHMENT:    Letter from La Porte Mayor Rigsby
6.

ROUTINE BUSINESS


6.1   Update and report on various items that require no action, including SH 146 Expansion Project, City of Seabrook CIP Projects, City of Seabrook Grant Administration, and May 1, 2021 General Election.  Gayle Cook, City Manager and Robin Lenio, City Secretary

6.2   Update and discuss report by City Manager on COVID related issues, including information regarding reopening timeline for Seabrook public meetings.  Gayle Cook, City Manager and Brad Goudie, Director of Emergency Services

6.3   Establish future meeting dates and agenda items.  City Council

I certify that this notice was posted on the bulletin board on or before Thursday, December 31, 2020 no later than 5:00 p.m. and that this notice will remain posted until the meeting has ended.
 
Robin Lenio, TRMC   /RL/

City Secretary                                             
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