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SEABROOK CITY COUNCIL
NOTICE OF REGULAR CITY COUNCIL TELECONFERENCE MEETING
TUESDAY,  SEPTEMBER 1, 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 SEPTEMBER 1, 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: http://seabrooktx.gov/public-mtg-090120

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: 801-705-555  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   Approve on second reading proposed Ordinance 2020-18, "Revision to Personnel Policy Certificate and Academic Pay Policy".   Yesenia Garza, Director of Human Resources
ATTACHMENTS:    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.

NEW BUSINESS


3.1   Consider and take all appropriate action on first reading of proposed Ordinance 2020-20, "Amending the City of Seabrook City Code of Ordinances to Update 'Appendix B' 'Master Fee Schedule'".  Robin Lenio, City Secretary   
ATTACHMENTS:    Ordinance 2020-20    Appendix B 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 PARKS AND RECREATION FEES, SANITATION/GARBAGE COLLECTION FEES, AND WATER AND WASTEWATER UTILITY RATES; 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 NOTICE AND EFFECTIVE DATE

3.2   Consider and take all appropriate action on a conditional reimbursement for a transfer of $244,500 from General Fund to Economic Development Fund as a retroactive payment for the Seabrook Economic Development Emergency Business Retention Incentive Program created in response of COVID-91 for expenditures related to the costs of business interruption caused by required closures or reduced capacities and was implemented after March 1, 2020.  This is not a budgeted item and will require a budget amendment.  Gayle Cook, City Manager
ATTACHMENT:    Agenda Briefing   

3.3   Consider and take all appropriate action on transferring funds from the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Small Cities Program allotted funds of $786,005.00 to the Harris County Small Business and/or Rental Assistance Program.   Gayle Cook, City Manager
ATTACHMENTS:    Agenda Briefing    Program Overview
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

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 28, 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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