Sealy City Council – February 28, 2017

The City of Sealy City Council met Tuesday February 28, 2017 to discuss city business.

1. Call to Order

2. Invocation

3. U. S. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Texas Pledge of Allegiance

5. Roll Call and Certification of a Quorum.

6. Discussion and possible action to approve the agenda.

7. Proclamations and Special Recognitions

• Recognition of Janice Whitehead for achieving the Certified Municipal Official accreditation

8. Petition(s) and/or Request(s) from the Public.

9. CONSENT AGENDA

• Discussion and possible action regarding approval of minutes for the fOllowing meeting:

(1) January 24,2017
(2) January 31 , 2017
(3) February 13, 2017

10. Discussion and possible action regarding consultation with various engineering firms to obtain opinions and guidance on city projects.

11. Discussion and possible action to approve a resolution of which the caption reads:

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF CITY OF SEALY, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE
CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE, FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF SEALY, TEXAS,
AN AGREEMENT, BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF SEALY, TEXAS, AND THE
INTERLOCAL PURCHASING SYSTEM (TIPS).

12. Discussion and possible action regarding the waste water treatment plant.

13. Presentation by the Sealy Community Foundation of its Fantasy of Lights report on the use of hotel occupancy tax (HOT) funds.

14. Discussion and possible action concerning the approval of hotel occupancy tax (HOT) funds to Sealy Community Foundation for fiscal year 2016-2017.

15. Discussion and possible action regarding a recommendation from the Planning Commission to allow a variance request in the 2000 block of FM 1094 (Columbus Road).

16. Discussion and possible action to approve a resolution of which the caption reads:

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF CITY OF SEALY, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE
CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT BY AND BETWEEN SAID CITY AND THE
TEXAS HISTORICAL COMMISSION FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE TEXAS MAIN STREET
PROGRAM.

17. Discussion and possible action to approve a resolution of which the caption reads:

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF CITY OF SEALY, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE
CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF
SEALY, TEXAS, AN AGREEMENT, BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF SEALY, TEXAS, AND
WITH CITIZENS STATE BANK OF SEALY REGARDING THE USE OF THE W. E. HILL
COMMUNITY CENTER ANDIOR LlEDERTAFEL HALL BY CITZENS STATE BANK OF
SEALY IN THE EVENT OF DISASTER AN THE BANK’S FACILITIES.

18. Discussion and possible action regarding restructuring and funding of the Main Street Program.

19. Discussion and possible action to approve a resolution of which the caption reads:

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF CITY OF SEALY, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE
CITY MANAGER TO NEGOTIATE AND EXECUTE, FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF
SEALY, TEXAS, A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT, BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF
SEALY, TEXAS, AND LANDOWNERS OF PROPERTY APPRAISED FOR AD VALOREM
PURPOSES AS LAND FOR AGRICULTURAL USE, PROPOSED FOR ANNEXATION TO THE
CITY, PURSUANT TO TEXAS LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE SECTIONS 43.035 AND
212.172.

20. Discussion and possible action to select the official newspaper for the City of Sealy.

21. Discussion and possible action to approve an ordinance of which the caption reads:

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEALY, TEXAS, ESTABLISHING
AND PROVIDING RATES FOR SERVICES OF THE WATERWORKS AND SANITARY
SEWER SYSTEMS OF THE CITY; PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF;
ESTABLISHING FEES FOR CONNECTION TO SAID SYSTEMS; REPEALING ORDINANCE
NO. 2016-29 ADOPTED ON THE 5TH DAY OF DECEMBER, 2016 AND ALL OTHER
ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT OR INCONSISTENT WITH THIS ORDINANCE; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY.  (This is the first of two readings.)

22. Discussion and possible action to approve a resolution of which the caption reads:

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEALY, TEXAS, APPROVING
THE SUBMISSION OF A GRANT APPLICATION FOR THE SEALY POLICE DEPARTMENT
RADIO COMPLIANCE PROJECT TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – CRIMINAL
JUSTICE DIVISION; AND DESIGNATING CERTAIN OFFICIALS AS BEING AUTHORIZED
TO APPLY FOR, ACCEPT, REJECT, ALTER OR TERMINATE THE GRANT ON BEHALF OF
THE APPLICANT AGENCY.

23. Discussion and possible action to approve a resolution of which the caption reads:

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF CITY OF SEALY, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE
CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN SAID CITY AND
KILGORE INDUSTRIES, LP, TO PROVIDE HVAC MAINTENANCE PROGRAM FOR THE
SEALY POLICE STATION; REPEALING ANY POLICIES AND PRACTICES, WRITTEN OR
ORAL, INCONSISTENT OR IN CONFLICT WITH THIS RESOLUTION.

24. Discussion and possible action to approve a resolution of which the caption reads:

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF CITY OF SEALY, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE
CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN SAID CITY AND
DOCUMATION, INC.; REPEALING ANY POLICIES AND PRACTICES, WRITTEN OR ORAL,
INCONSISTENT OR IN CONFLICT WITH THIS RESOLUTION.

25. Discussion and possible action to approve an ordinance of which the caption reads:

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF SEALY,
TEXAS, BY AMENDING SECTION 58-150 – APPLICABLE FEES REGARDING RENEWAL
OF MOBILE HOME PARK LICENSE FEES; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF
ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT OR IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; AND PROVIDING
SEVERABILITY.  (This is the first of two readings.)

26. EXECUTIVE SESSION: A closed meeting will be held concerning the following item(s):

a. Discussion pertaining to economic development pursuant to Section 551.087 of the Texas Government Code.
b. Discussion pertaining to real estate pursuant to Section 551.072 of the Texas Government Code.
c. Consultation with City Attorney concerning a matter in which the duty of the attorney requires it pursuant to Section 551.071 of the Texas Government Code.

27. Reconvene into regular session and consider action, if any, on items discussed in Executive Session.

28. Discussion and possible action regarding the installation of a city natural gas gate on FM 3013.

29. Discussion and possible action regarding a new waste water lift station at the Walmart
Distribution Center.

30. Discussion and possible action to authorize city holiday for Monday, July 3,2017.

31. Discussion and possible action to update the personnel policies and procedures manual to include Presidents Day as a yearly employee holiday.

32. Discussion and possible action regarding the installation of an additional exit only door in the Planning Department building located at 405 Main Street.

33. Request(s) for future agenda items and comment(s).

34. City Manager’s report:

• City project updates

35. Adjournment