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Posted on: March 6, 2019

[ARCHIVED] March 5 City Council Recap

Seabrook City Council


City Council received the following presentations during last night's meeting:

Annual Public Safety Report

Chief Sean Wright presented the Annual Public Safety Report to City Council. The presentation document can be found here.


Interviews to fill positions

City Council interviewed a total of 10 candidates for positions on the Planning & Zoning Commission and the Charter Review Commission, asking questions such as length of Seabrook residency, knowledge of the City, reasons for volunteering, familiarity with Seabrook boards and commissions, and work and life experiences qualifying the candidate for service on the commission.

Appointment to fill a vacant position on the Planning and Zoning Commission 

By unanimous consent, City Council appointed Scott Reynolds to a vacant position on the Planning and Zoning Commission created by the resignation of Mike DeHart.  Mr. Reynolds term will expire on January 1, 2022.

Appointment of seven members to the Charter Review Commission.

Pursuant to the requirements of Section 11.16 of the Seabrook City Charter, Council unanimously approved the appointment of John Chisler, Bruce Dresner, Marcy Fryday, Rob Hefner, Nancy Jones, Terry Moore, and Richard Tomlinson to the Charter Review Commission for a six month term.


The following resolutions were reviewed by Seabrook Council and action was taken as follows:

Resolution 2019-04, "Adoption of the City of Seabrook Records Destruction Policy".

Council unanimously approved Resolution 2019-04 which creates a Records Destruction Policy to be followed by City personnel in accordance with the Local Government Records Act and the administrative requirements set forth by the Texas Library and Archives Commission.


The following city grants, agreements and/or contracts were reviewed and approved by Seabrook Council:

Proposal engineering services for Du Lac Trace and Water Way Outfall Improvements.

Council unanimously approved a proposal from Cobb Fendley for engineering services for the City of Seabrook CIP D9: Du Lac Trace and Water Way Outfall Improvements, in the amount of $42,900.00.  The outfalls of Du Lac Trace and Water Way are in a dilapidated state and need repair/replacement.  The areas are potentially in waters of the State requiring an Army Corps of Engineers permit. This proposal is to investigate what permits; if any, will be required and to provide engineering plans for bidding.

Water Rate Study

City Council unanimously approved a contract between the City of Seabrook and NewGen Strategies and Solutions, LLC for a water rate study, in an amount not to exceed $34,500.00. The City performs periodic 5-year water rate studies to determine the most just water rate to charge citizens by using both known and assumed/estimated cost of needs, including but not limited to infrastructure needs, operation and management budgets, debt structure and the cost of purchasing water.

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