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SEABROOK CITY COUNCIL
NOTICE OF REGULAR CITY COUNCIL TELECONFERENCE MEETING
TUESDAY,  AUGUST 18, 2020 - 6:00 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 AUGUST 18, 2020 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-081820

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: 265-568-739 when prompted.

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

1.

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. 
2.

CONSENT AGENDA


2.1   Consider and take all appropriate action on proposed Resolution 2020-14, "Adoption of the City's Investment Policy".  Michael Gibbs, Director of Finance
ATTACHMENT:    Resolution 2020-14    

2.2   Approve an Administrative Services Contract between the City of Seabrook and the Seabrook Economic Development Corporation for an amount not to exceed $251,633.00.   This contract was approved by the Seabrook Economic Development Corporation on August 13, 2020.   Paul Chavez, Director of Economic Development
ATTACHMENT   Agenda Briefing    Administrative Services Contract

2.3   Approve an Agreement between the Seabrook Economic Development Corporation and the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership (BAHEP) from October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2023, in an amount not to exceed $20,000.00 annually, to provide ongoing consulting and ancillary economic development services by promoting and encouraging the retention and expansion of existing City businesses, while encouraging the location of new businesses into the City that create or retain primary jobs.  This contract was approved by the Seabrook Economic Development Corporation on August 13, 2020.  Paul Chavez, Director of Economic Development
ATTACHMENTS:    Agenda Briefing    BAHEP Contract

2.4   Approve Resolution 2020-01/EDC, "EDC Incentives Policy".  This resolution was approved by the Seabrook Economic Development Corporation on August 13, 2020.  Paul Chavez, Director of Economic Development
ATTACHMENTS:
    Agenda Briefing    Resolution 2020-01/EDC

2.5   
Approve the minutes of the July 28, 2020 special City Council meeting.   Robin Lenio, City Secretary
ATTACHMENT:      July 28 2020 special minutes

2.6   Approve the minutes of the August 4, 2020 regular City Council meeting.   Robin Lenio, City Secretary
ATTACHMENT:     August 4 2020 regular minutes
3.

NEW BUSINESS


3.1   Consider and take all appropriate action on first reading of proposed Ordinance 2020-18, "Revision to Personnel Policy Certificate and Academic Pay Policy".   Yesenia Garza, Director of Human Resources
ATTACHMENTS:    Agenda Briefing    Ordinance 2020-18   Certificate and Academic Pay Policy

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK, TEXAS, AMENDING THE CITY OF SEABROOK "PERSONNEL POLICIES", CHAPTER 5, "COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS", BY ADDING A SECTION WITH "CERTIFICATE AND ACADEMIC PAY POLICY" AND MAKING VARIOUS AND MAKING VARIOUS FINDINGS AND PROVISIONS RELATED TO THE SUBJECT

3.2   Consider and take all appropriate action on an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Seabrook and Harris County for necessary eligible expenditures incurred due to the public health emergency with respect to COVID-19 for a not to exceed amount of $786,005.00.   Gayle Cook, City Manager
ATTACHMENT:    Agenda Briefing    Interlocal Agreement

3.3   Consider and take all appropriate action on the contribution of  $5,000.00 to Bay Area Coastal Protection Alliance (BACPA) towards the Proof of Concept or Financing Study for the Coastal Barrier Project.  Thom Kolupski, Mayor
ATTACHMENT:    Agenda Briefing    Proposal Letter    Resolution 2013-22
4.

DISCUSSION ITEMS


4.1   Discuss, consider, and take all appropriate action on reopening timeline for Seabrook Public Meetings. Gayle Cook, City Manager and Robin Lenio, City Secretary
5.

ROUTINE BUSINESS


5.1   Update and report on various items that require no action, including SH 146 Expansion Project, City of Seabrook CIP Projects, and City of Seabrook Grant Administration.  Gayle Cook, City Manager   

5.2   Update and discuss report by City Manager on COVID related issues.  Gayle Cook, City Manager and Brad Goudie, Director of Emergency Services

5.3   Establish future meeting dates and agenda items.  City Council

6.

CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION


6.1   Section 551.071
Conduct a closed executive session to consult with the City Attorney on recent revisions to the Texas Public Information Act.  Gayle Cook, City Manager
7.

OPEN SESSION

Council will reconvene in open session to allow for possible action on any of the agenda items listed above under "Closed 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, August 14, 2020, no later than 5:00 p.m., and that this notice will remain posted until the meeting has ended.

 
Stephanie Guerrero  /SG/
Executive Administrative Assistant
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