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SEABROOK CITY COUNCIL 
NOTICE OF MEETING 
TUESDAY,  MARCH 16, 2021 - 6:00 PM

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE CITY COUNCIL WILL MEET ON TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 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: http://seabrooktx.gov/public-mtg-031621

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: 327-767-147  when prompted.

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

1.

PRESENTATIONS


1.1   Presentation of a Proclamation to recognize March 16, 2021 as National Freedom of Information Day.   Thom Kolupski, Mayor
ATTACHMENT:    Proclamation
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.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS


3.1   Consider and take all appropriate action on the appointment of Guy Rodgers to the Seabrook Planning & Zoning Commission to replace Michael Giangrosso, for a term to expire January 1, 2022.    Council
ATTACHMENT:    Application
4.

SPECIFIC PUBLIC HEARINGS


4.1   Conduct a Public Hearing on a request to amend the Code of the City of Seabrook, Appendix A, "Comprehensive Zoning", Article 3, "Establishment of Zoning Districts and Associated Regulations", Section 3.15, "Comprehensive Land Use Regulation Matrix", by requiring within a (WAD) Waterfront Activity Zoning District a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for the following uses:  Storage, Boat; Inside, and Storage, Recreational Vehicle, Inside.   Sean Landis, Deputy City Manager
ATTACHMENTS:    Agenda Briefing    Public Hearing Notice    Exhibit    Presentation

4.2   Conduct a Public Hearing on a request to amend the Code of the City of Seabrook, Appendix A, "Comprehensive Zoning", Article 3, "Establishment of Zoning Districts and Associated Regulations", Section 3.15, "Comprehensive Land Use Regulation Matrix", by requiring within (146-S) SH 146 South Commercial and (146-M) SH 146 Main Commercial Zoning Districts a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for the following uses:  Auto Repair/Detailing, Auto Rental and Leasing, Quick Lube/Oil Change, and Tire Dealers and Service.    Sean Landis, Deputy City Manager
ATTACHMENTS:   Agenda Briefing    Public Hearing Notice    Exhibit   Presentation
5.

CONSENT AGENDA


5.1   Approve the Quarterly Investment Report for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2020-2021, as required by the Public Funds Investment Act.   Michael Gibbs, Director of Finance
ATTACHMENT:    Agenda Briefing    Quarterly Investment Report

5.2   Approve the minutes of the March 2, 2021 regular City Council meeting.    Robin Lenio, City Secretary
ATTACHMENT:    March 2 2021 minutes  

6.

NEW BUSINESS

6.1   Consider and take all appropriate action on first reading of Ordinance 2021-08, "Revision to Personnel Policy Work Week".   Yesenia Garza, Director of Human Resources  
ATTACHMENTS:    Agenda Briefing    Ordinance 2021-08    Policy

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, TEXAS, AMENDING THE CITY OF SEABROOK “PERSONNEL POLICIES”, CHAPTER 5 “COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS”, SECTION 25 “WORK WEEK” BY REPLACING THE SECTION WITH AN UPDATED “WORK WEEK”  POLICY AND MAKING VARIOUS FINDINGS AND PROVISIONS RELATED TO THE SUBJECT

6.2   Consider and take all appropriate action on first reading of Ordinance 2021-07, "Add the uses of 'Auto Repair/Detailing, Auto Rental and Leasing, Quick Lube/Oil Change, and Tire Dealers and Service' to the Comprehensive Land Use Matrix as a Conditional Use".   Sean Landis, Deputy City Manager
ATTACHMENTS:    Agenda Briefing    Ordinance 2021-07    PZ Report    Exhibit    Presentation

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK APPENDIX A, COMPREHENSIVE ZONING, ARTICLE 3, “ESTABLISHMENT OF ZONING DISTRICTS AND ASSOCIATED REGULATIONS”, SECTION 3.15, “COMPREHENSIVE LAND USE REGULATION MATRIX,” BY REQUIRING WITHIN THE SH 146 SOUTH COMMERCIAL DISTRICT, (146-S), AND THE SH 146 MAIN COMMERCIAL ZONING DISTRICT, (146-M) , A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR THE FOLLOWING USES: “AUTO REPAIR/DETAILING”, “AUTO RENTAL AND LEASING”, “QUICK LUBE/OIL CHANGE”, AND TIRE DEALERS AND SERVICE”; PROVIDING A PENALTY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $2000 FOR VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISION HEREOF BY INCLUSION INTO THE CODE; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT OR IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE

6.3   
Consider and take all appropriate action on first reading of Ordinance 2021-06, "Add the uses of 'Storage, Boat; Inside and Storage, Recreational Vehicle, Inside' to the Comprehensive Land Use Matrix as a Conditional Use".   Sean Landis, Deputy City Manager

ATTACHMENTS:    Agenda Briefing    Ordinance 2021-06    PZ Report    Exhibit     Presentation   

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK APPENDIX A, COMPREHENSIVE ZONING, ARTICLE 3, “ESTABLISHMENT OF ZONING DISTRICTS AND ASSOCIATED REGULATIONS”, SECTION 3.15, “COMPREHENSIVE LAND USE REGULATION MATRIX,” BY REQUIRING WITHIN A (WAD) WATERFRONT ACTIVITY ZONING DISTRICT A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR THE FOLLOWING USES: “STORAGE, BOAT; INSIDE”, AND “STORAGE, RECREATIONAL VEHICLE; INSIDE”; PROVIDING A PENALTY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $2000 FOR VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISION HEREOF BY INCLUSION INTO THE CODE; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT OR IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE   

6.4   Consider and take all appropriate action on Resolution 2021-05, "Opposition to House Bill 749 and Senate Bill 234".   Gayle Cook, City Manager
ATTACHMENTS:    Resolution 2021-05    HB 749    SB 234

A RESOLUTION OPPOSING HOUSE BILL 749 AND ITS COMPANION SENATE BILL 234 THAT WOULD PROHIBIT A LOCAL GOVERNMENT FROM EMPLOYING PROFESSIONALS OR NON-PROFIT ASSOCIATIONS TO REPRESENT A COMMUNITY’S INTEREST BEFORE STATE AND FEDERAL ENTITIES

6.5   Consider and take all appropriate action on Resolution 2021-06, "Supporting House Bill 3029".   Gayle Cook, City Manager
ATTACHMENTS:    Resolution 2021-05    HB 3029

A RESOLUTION PROVIDING CONDITIONAL CITY SUPPORT OF HOUSE BILL 3029, AN ACT RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE GULF COAST PROTECTION DISTRICT.

6.6   Consider and take all appropriate action in support of the Harris County Mayors' and Councils' Association (HCMCA) appointment of Darrell Morrison as the Municipalities Waste Disposal Council Representative to the Gulf Coast Authority Board of Directors, and on authorizing the Mayor to sign an appointment approval letter to the HCMCA Board.  Natalie Picha, Mayor Pro Tem
ATTACHMENTS:    Recommendation Letter     Morrison Resume
7.

DISCUSSION


7.1   Discuss, consider, and if appropriate, take action on adoption of an ordinance regarding Feeding of Wildlife in the City of Seabrook.    Sean Wright, Chief of Police and Gayle Cook, City Manager
ATTACHMENTS:    Agenda Briefing    Presentation

7.2   Presentation of an update and report by the Carothers Coastal Gardens Task Force II.  Rhonda Thompson, Task Force Chair and Jesse Jones, Task Force Member
ATTACHMENT:    Update
8.

ROUTINE BUSINESS


8.1   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

8.2   Update and report on 2021 State Legislative Session.    Gayle Cook, City Manager and Robin Lenio, City Secretary

8.3   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

8.4   Establish future meeting dates and agenda items.  City Council

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, March 12, 2021 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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