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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Dec 1 Council Recap

Seabrook City Council

PRESENTATIONS

2020 Saltwater Derby Event.
Dr. Melissa Botkin-Everett, Event Chair, presented a Post Event Report for the 2020 Saltwater Derby Event.  DOWNLOAD REPORT
 
Livable Centers Grant
Shad Comeaux, with Consultant Freese & Nichols, gave an update on this grant and provided a timeline. DOWNLOAD REPORT


BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES

Board of Adjustment / Building Standards Commission
By unanimous vote, the City Council approved the reappointment of Terry Moore as a regular member to the Seabrook Board of Adjustment / Building Standards Commission for a term to expire January 1, 2023.   
 
Seabrook Economic Development Corporation
City Council unanimously approved the reappointment of Paul Dunphey, Terry Chapman, Gary Bell, Ernie Davis, and Kevin Ferguson to the Board of Directors of the Seabrook Economic Development Corporation for terms expiring January 1, 2023. 
 
H-GAC Transportation Safety Committee
City Council unanimously ratified the nomination by Mayor Pro Tem Picha of Sean Wright, Chief of Police, as a representative and Lieutenant, Bryan Brand, as Alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) Transportation Safety Committee for the two (2) year term beginning in year 2021.  
 
Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) for the Livable Centers Grant Study
After receiving a presentation by Paul Chavez, Director of Economic Development, on the purpose and goals of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee, Councilmember Hammann volunteered to serve on the SAC for the Livable Centers Grant Study.


ORDINANCES 

Ordinance 2020-28 – Social Media Policy
By unanimous vote, the City Council approved Ordinance 2020-28 on first reading to update the Employee Social Media Policy to establish a framework for the use of social media and assist employees on how to effectively and responsibly navigate issued unique to social media.


MAY 2021 GENERAL ELECTION UPDATE

Robin Lenio, City Secretary, gave an update regarding the May 1, 2021 General Election. DOWNLOAD REPORT


CITY MANAGER UDPATE

Gayle Cook, City Manager, gave the attached updates on the SH 146 Expansion Project, City of Seabrook CIP Projects, City of Seabrook Grant Administration, and COVID related issues:     


FUTURE MEETING DATES AND AGENDA ITEMS

A regular City Council meeting will be held by teleconference on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 6:00pm.

To give public comments or to listen to any virtual public meeting, please refer to the meeting agendas posted to the city's website. All meeting agendas will be posted at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting. 

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