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SEABROOK CITY COUNCIL
NOTICE OF REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY,  JANUARY 16, 2018 - 7:00 PM

For city information visit www.seabrooktx.gov
For SH 146 updates visit www.sh146.com

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE SEABROOK CITY COUNCIL WILL MEET ON TUESDAY JANUARY 16, 2018 AT 7:00 PM IN THE CITY HALL CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 1700 FIRST STREET, SEABROOK, TEXAS, TO DISCUSS, CONSIDER, AND IF APPROPRIATE, TAKE ACTION WITH RESPECT TO THE ITEMS LISTED BELOW.

THIS FACILITY IS WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE AND ACCESSIBLE PARKING SPACES ARE AVAILABLE. REQUESTS FOR OTHER ACCOMMODATIONS OR INTERPRETIVE SERVICES, MUST BE MADE, 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THIS MEETING. PLEASE CONTACT THE CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE AT (281) 291-5600 OR FAX (281) 291-5690 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

1.
PRESENTATIONS

1.1   Presentation regarding the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) application by Seaside Lodge at Chesapeake Bay to request a Resolution of Support from City Council.  (Applicant)
ATTACHMENT:   Application
2.
PUBLIC COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

At this time we would like to listen to any member of the audience 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 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 come to the podium and state your name and address clearly into the microphone before making your comments.  Thank you.

2.1   Mayor, City Council and/or members of the city staff may make announcements about city/community events. (Council)

3.
CONSENT AGENDA

3.1   Approve on second reading proposed Ordinance 2018-02, "Amending the City of Seabrook City Code of Ordinances to Update 'Appendix B' 'Master Fee Schedule'".  (Cook)
ATTACHMENTS:    Ordinance 2018-02    Master Fee Schedule

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, TO UPDATE "APPENDIX B", ENTITLED "MASTER FEE SCHEDULE" BY UPDATING AND AMENDING SECURITY FEE FOR TRAFFIC OFFICER AND SANITATION AND COLLECTION FEES; ADDING RATES FOR ADDITIONAL TRASH AND RECYCLING CARTS AND LOCKS; CORRECTING MISSPELLINGS; MAKING FINDINGS OF FACT; REPEALING AND REPLACING ALL REFERENCES TO SUCH FEES AND CHARGES IN ALL ORDINANCES OR RESOLUTIONS IN CONFLICT WITH THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR NOTICE AND EFFECTIVE DATE

3.2   Approve on second of two readings proposed Resolution 2018-06, "EDC Project Designation 'Highway 146 Project' Redevelopment".  (Chavez)
ATTACHMENT:     Resolution 2018-06      

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, TEXAS, APPROVING FUNDING BY THE SEABROOK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (“SEDC") FOR THE “HIGHWAY 146 PROJECT”, MADE NECESSARY DUE TO ROADWAY EXPANSION OF HIGHWAY 146 BY THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (TXDOT), FROM THE BOUNDARY LIMITS, NORTH TO SOUTH OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, FOR EXPENDITURES CONSISTENT WITH THE PURPOSES AND DUTIES AS A “TYPE B” CORPORATION FOR ROADS, UTILITIES, DRAINAGE, SITE IMPROVEMENTS, TELECOMMUNICATION AND RELATED IMPROVEMENTS, INCLUDING LAND, BUILDING, EQUIPMENT, FACILITIES, EXPENDITURES, AND INCENTIVES FOUND BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE SEDC TO BE NECESSARY TO PROMOTE OR DEVELOP NEW OR EXPANDED BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND/OR CREATE OR RETAIN PRIMARY JOBS (“PROJECT”), IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,000,000.00, AS AN AUTHORIZED PROJECT OF THE SEABROOK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

3.3   Approve the Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corps (CLEMC) monthly reports for November and December 2017.  (Hunter)
ATTACHMENTS:    November monthly report      December monthly report 

3.4    Approve the Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) monthly reports for September, October, November, and December 2017.  (Gutaker)
ATTACHMENTS:  September monthly report   October monthly report     November monthly report     December monthly report

3.5  Approve the Seabrook Police Department monthly reports for November and December 2017.  (Wright)
ATTACHMENTS:   November monthly report     December monthly report

3.6   Approve the Seabrook Building Department monthly reports for November and December 2017.  (Landis)
ATTACHMENTS:    November monthly report     December monthly report

3.7   Approve minutes of the January 2, 2018 regular City Council meeting. (Hicks)
ATTACHMENT:   January 2, 2018 minutes
4.
NEW BUSINESS

4.1   Consider and take all appropriate action on first reading of proposed Ordinance 2018-03, "Amendments to the Seaside RV Resort and Cabanas PUD"  (Landis)
ATTACHMENTS:   Agenda Briefing    Application     Ordinance 2018-03     
Metes and Bounds     Approved Site Plan    Amended Site Plan
 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 2017-07 APPROVING “SEASIDE  RV RESORT AND CABANAS PUD”, A TRACT OF APPROXIMATELY 8.822 ACRES  SITUATED IN ABSTRACT 52, OF THE RITSON MORRIS SURVEY, IN SEABROOK, HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS, LOCATED IMMEDIATELY EAST OF OLD HIGHWAY 146 AND NORTH OF RED BLUFF ROAD, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS IN EXHIBIT “A,” BY REVISING THE EXISTING PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT (“PUD”) PLAN, REGULATIONS, RESTRICTIONS AND CONDITIONS (“PLAN”) ONLY IN RELATION TO THE MODIFICATION OF THE SITE PLAN, TO PROVIDE FOR A SINGLE MEANS OF EGRESS TO BE LOCATED EAST OF OLD STATE HIGHWAY 146, ELIMINATING THE SECONDARY MEANS OF EGRESS NORTH OF RED BLUFF ROAD, ADJUSTING THE NUMBER OF “CLASS A” RV SITES FROM 90 SITES TO 86 SITES, AND THE NUMBER OF RENTAL CABANAS FROM 40 UNITS TO 37 UNITS, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN EXHIBIT “B”; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT OR IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR A PENALTY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $2,000 FOR EACH DAY OF VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISION HEREOF BY INCLUSION INTO THE CODE; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY AND NOTICE

4.2   Consider and take all appropriate action on first and final reading of proposed Ordinance 2018-04, "Ordering the General City Election to be Held on May 5, 2018 and a June 16, 2018 Run Off Election, if necessary".  (Hicks)
ATTACHMENTS:    Agenda briefing    Ordinance 2018-04    Notice of Election

AN ORDINANCE CALLING AND ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR THE GENERAL CITY OFFICERS' ELECTION FOR COUNCIL POSITIONS 1, 3, AND 5 TO BE HELD ON MAY 5, 2018; AND FOR A RUN OFF ELECTION ON JUNE 16, 2018, IF REQUIRED, AND MAKING OTHER PROVISIONS RELATED TO THESE ELECTIONS

4.3   Consider and take all appropriate action on first reading of proposed Ordinance 2018-05, "Amending the Water Conservation & Drought Contingency Plan".   (Craig / Padgett)
ATTACHMENTS:    Agenda briefing    Ordinance 2018-05    Plan   Appendix A  
Appendix B   Appendix C   Appendix D   Appendix E   Appendix F   Appendix G

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, TEXAS AMENDING CHAPTER 95, “UTILITIES”, ARTICLE III, “WATER CONSERVATION” AND DROUGHT CONTINGENCY PLAN OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, TEXAS BY UPDATING THE UTILITY PROFILE USING THE PREVIOUS FIVE YEARS WATER USE DATA; UPDATING THE WATER CONSERVATION GOALS BASED ON THE HISTORIC USE DATA; SHOWING THE UPDATE TO THE WATER RATE STRUCTURE; AND BY INCORPORATING THE ENTIRE PLAN INTO THE CODE INSTEAD OF BY REFERENCE ONLY, AS DEPICTED IN EXHIBIT "A"

THIS ORDINANCE PROVIDES A PENALTY OF A FINE NOT TO EXCEED THE SUM OF TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS ($2,000.00) FOR EACH OFFENSE RELATING TO FIRE SAFETY AND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($500.00) FOR ALL OTHER OFFENSES; REPEALS ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT OR IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDES FOR SEVERABILITY AND PROVIDES FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE

4.4   Consider and take all appropriate action on proposed Resolution 2018-08, "NO WAKE ZONE for the Texas Outlaw Challenge".  (Cook)
ATTACHMENTS:   Agenda Briefing    Resolution 2018-08

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, TEXAS, SUPPORTING A NO WAKE ZONE IN AND AROUND THE CLEAR LAKE AREA ON FRIDAY, JUNE 22 AND SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2018 DURING THE TEXAS OUTLAW CHALLENGE WITHA NEW EVENT ADDED IN 2018, OFFSHORE PERFORMANCE BOAT RACING


4.5   Consider and take all appropriate action on designation of the Council representative to participate in the Economic Alliance Advocacy trip to Washington D.C. March 19-21, 2018.  This is a budgeted item for one representative.  (Kolupski)

4.6   Consider and take all appropriate action on designation of the Council representative to the Citizens for Space Exploration visit to Washington D.C. May 15-17, 2018.  This is a budgeted item for one representative.  (Kolupski)
5.
ROUTINE BUSINESS

5.1   Update on the Chesapeake Bay Master Plan and consider and take all appropriate action on an amended schedule for providing updates to the City Council.  (Friedrichs)

5.2   Approve the Action Items Checklist which is attached and made a part of this Agenda.  (Council)
ATTACHMENT:  
Action Items Checklist

5.3   Establish future meeting dates and agenda items.  (Council)
6.
CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION

6.1   Section 551.071
Conduct a closed executive session with the City Attorney to receive legal advice on a contract between the City of Seabrook and the Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corps (CLEMC).  (Cook)
7.
OPEN SESSION
Council will reconvene in open session to allow for possible action on any of the agenda items listed above under "Executive Session."

THE CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO HEAR ANY OF THE ABOVE DESCRIBED AGENDA ITEMS THAT QUALIFY FOR AN EXECUTIVE SESSION IN AN EXECUTIVE SESSION BY PUBLICLY ANNOUNCING THE APPLICABLE SECTION NUMBER OF THE OPEN MEETINGS ACT, (CHAPTER 551 OF THE TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE) THAT JUSTIFIES EXECUTIVE SESSION TREATMENT.
                                                     
I certify that this notice was posted on the bulletin board on or before Friday, January 12, 2018 no later than 5:00 p.m. and that this notice will remain posted until the meeting has ended.
 
Robin Hicks, TRMC
City Secretary