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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Council Connection for Oct. 21

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At their Monday, Oct. 21 Regular Meeting, Councilmembers authorized the City Manager to execute a contract for the provision of services required for paving and drainage improvements for Independence Boulevard Segment 2; amended the general budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, 2018 and ending Sept. 30, 2019 and authorized the City Manager to execute professional services contracts for plan review and inspection services. Here is a rundown of all Council actions at the meeting:

Presentations:

CC Deltas

Mayor Yolanda Ford recognized Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. for its 106 years of public service and numerous contributions to local communities throughout the world.

CC Clean Restaurant AwardsMayor Ford presented the Clean Restaurant Award to local establishments that received a “95” or higher during the exam. To view scores of all MCTX restaurants, Click Here

Staff Reports:

  • Received updates from Assistant City Manager Bill Atkinson. He: 
    • Informed residents of repair work being done on southbound University Boulevard at Highway 6.
    • Reminded residents that early voting runs from Oct. 21 to Nov. 1.
    • Noted upcoming events:
      • Tots & Crafts on Oct. 23
      • Leadership Luncheon on Oct. 23 
      • Senior Foodies on Oct. 24
      • Ladies Tennis Doubles Strategy Clinic on Oct. 25
      • Slam and Smash Pickleball tournament on Oct. 25
      • Tricks & Treats in the Park on Oct. 26
      • Book Talk on Oct. 29
  • Fire & Rescue Services Chief Eugene Campbell Jr. presented the department’s 2019 annual report. 

Consent Agenda:

  • Approved the minutes of the Special and Regular City Council meetings of Oct. 7, 2019.
  • Approved the addition of Assistant City Manager Glen Martel as an acting City Manager in the absence of the City Manager, pursuant to Section 4.01.E of the City Charter of the City of Missouri City, Texas. 

Public Hearings:

  • Received comments for or against a request for a specific use permit authorizing the use of a 14.984 acre tract of land zoned as LC-1 local retail restricted district and R-3 two-family residential district to allow for the development of a worship center.
    • The ordinance was not acted upon because there was no motion and a second. A measure that has been placed on an agenda and which has not been acted upon, may be placed on a subsequent agenda. At this time, the ordinance has not been scheduled for a future agenda.

Authorizations:

  • Authorized the City Manager to execute a contract with Mar-Con Services, LLC for the provision of services required for paving and draining improvements for Independence Boulevard Segment 2. 
  • Authorized the City Manager to execute a contract with King Daddy Sports for tennis programs, lessons, clinics, tournaments and services that is likely to exceed $50,000.
  • Authorized the purchase of tools, equipment and rescue tools for two new replacement fire trucks at Fire Station 1 and 4. 
  • Authorized the City Manager to execute professional services contracts with Mikayla Architects; BBG Consulting, LLC; Water Resources Management, LLC and Curt Services, LLC for plan review and inspections services.

Ordinances:

  • Approved an ordinance on the first and final reading to amend the general budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, 2018 and ending Sept. 30, 2019; transferring various appropriations among accounts; appropriating supplemental revenue to various fund accounts; authorizing the appropriate city officials to take steps necessary to accomplish such transfers making certain findings; containing certain provisions relating to the subject. 

Resolutions:

  • Approved a resolution determining that the Construction Management at Risk (CMAR) method of procurement provides the best value for the City, for the rehabilitation and expansion of the Mustang Bayou Wastewater Treatment Plant.

To view the full Missouri City Television video of the meeting or to review additional details in the agenda packet, Click Here

The next Regular City Council Meeting will be held on Monday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers.

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