Sealy City Council – March 14, 2017

The City of Sealy City Council met Tuesday March 14, 2017 to discuss city business.  The following video is of that meeting.

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

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

9. CONSENT AGENDA

a. Discussion and possible action regarding approval of minutes for the following meeting:

(1) January 24, 2017
(2) January 31, 2017
(3) February 13, 2017
(4) February 25, 2017
(5) February 28, 2017

b. 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 second of two readings.)

c. 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 second of two readings.)

10. Discussion and possible action to approve a variance request for Prasek’s Hillje Smokehouse, Inc., located at 2949 I-10 Frontage Road.

11. Discussion and possible action to appoint member(s) to the Sealy Economic Development Corporation.

12. Presentation by the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician regarding on-line map viewing for the City of Sealy.

13. 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.

14. Discussion and possible action regarding restriction of certain vehicles crossing the railroad at certain West Front Street intersections.

15. Discussion and possible action regarding the Keep Sealy Beautiful Community Clean-up to be held on April 1, 2017.

16. Discussion on the proposed 2017-2018 Hotel/Motel Occupancy Tax application.

17. Discussion and possible action to approve the updated Hotel/Motel Occupancy Tax application packet for 2017-2018.

18. Discussion to review and consider options for the waste water treatment plant facility (WWTF).

19. Discussion and possible action to authorize the city manager to proceed with the bidding process for the new waste water treatment plant facility (WWTF).

20. 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 KIRWIN LAW FIRM, PLLC AS OUTSIDE LEGAL COUNCIL; REPEALING ANY POLICIES AND PRACTICES, WRITTEN OR ORAL, INCONSISTENT OR IN CONFLICT WITH THIS RESOLUTION.

21. 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.

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

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

24. City Manager’s report:

  • City project updates

25. Adjournment