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Mayor Tim Paulissen
Mayor Tim Paulissen
January 11, 2013

The City Council meeting was called to order at 6:03 p.m. January 8, 2013, with all members present except Councilwoman Dawson, who arrived at 8:21 pm.   

During Appointments, Proclamations, Presentations and Awards The City received recognition from the US Federal Emergency Management Agency for the City of League City's improvements to the City's Community Rating System (CRS) score. A presentation of a proclamation was given by Mayor Paulissen designating January 9, 2013 as Chinese National Police Day. Hotel Occupancy Tax Advisory Board Members were reappointed.  

During Public Hearing and Action Items from Public Hearing Mayor Paulissen opened the public hearing at 6:13 pm on the Zone Change Application (item 5A). No one signed up to speak, and the hearing was closed at 6:13 pm. Consider and take action on item 5B an ordinance amending Ordinance No.2005-24. Mr. OKeeffe moved to approve. Motion was approved 7-0 with Joanna Dawson absent. Consider and take action on a public hearing on a Special Use Permit Application (item 5C). Mayor Paulissen opened the public hearing at 6:15 pm; no one signed up to speak and the hearing was closed at 6:15 pm. Consider and take action on an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 2005-24 (item 5D). Mr. OKeefe moved to approve, and the motion passed 7-0 with Joanna Dawson absent. Mayor Paulissen opened a public hearing on a Special Use Permit Application (Item 5E) at 6:17 pm; no one signed up to speak and the hearing was closed at 6:17 pm.  Consider and take action on an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 2005-24 for a special use permit (Item 5F). Mr. OKeeffe moved to approve, and the motion passed 7-0 with Joanna Dawson absent. At 6:20 pm, Mayor Paulissen opened a public hearing on Zone Change Application (Item 5G). No one signed up to speak and the public hearing was closed at 6:20 pm. Consider and take action on an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 2005-24, Item 5H.  Mr. OKeeffe moved to approve, and the motion passed 7-0 with Councilwoman Dawson absent.  

In Citizens Request for Hearing before City Council two citizens came before council to discuss unspecified agenda items.  

In Councilmember Comments Councilman Todd Kinsey spoke about the Helen Hall Library programs coming up this month. Councilman Andy Mann said we are lucky to live in the greatest country and city. He said that the meeting on January 26th would be an opportunity for residents to have their voices heard. Councilwoman Heidi Thiess welcomed everyone back from holiday vacations. She said today opens the new legislation. She said to keep eyes on elected officials, as they are your public servants. Councilman OKeeffe welcomed everyone to the first meeting in 2013. He recognized the wonderful events during the holidays.  

In Mayor Comments, I spoke about the success of the meeting with the National Weather Service office and regarding the updates on the recent rainfalls. The City is in better shape and staff has been monitoring conditions.   

In Reports from Staff Members Chief Brad Goudie gave an update on the upcoming weather event.  

Items 10B, 10C and 10D were pulled from the Consent Agenda for discussion; all other items were approved in a 7-0 vote with Councilwoman Dawson absent.  Item 10A, the acceptance of the municipal infrastructure to serve Enclave at Bay Colony West Section 1, Phase 2 within Bay Colony West Municipal Utility District. No action was taken. Item 10B, consider and take action on a pipeline easement offer from Genesis Pipeline, L.P. for the installation and maintenance of an 18-inch pipeline within the Interurban corridor. Mr. OKeeffe moved to approve, and this item passed 7-0 with Dawson absent. Item 10C, request by the League City Lions Club for a variance to Chapter 74, Article 1, Section 74-1 of the Code Ordinance of the City of League City for use of the Eastern Regional Park on the first Sunday of each month from March 2013-2014. Mr. Kinsey moved to approve, and this motion passed 7-0 with Dawson absent. Item 10D, consider and take action to award the construction contract for the Ghirardi WaterSmart Project. This motion to postpone this agenda item to the January 22, 2013 meeting was seconded and approved in a 6-1 vote with Dan Becker opposed and Joanna Dawson absent. Item 10E, consider and take action on a resolution dissolving the Local Government Corporation, the Park on Clear Creek Development Authority and the Community Investment Committee. No action was taken.  

In Old Business No old business.  

In New Business Council considered and took action on an addendum to Contract for Visitor Center Services. Mr. OKeeffe moved for discussion, and was seconded by Mr. Kinsey. Mr. OKeeffe moved to postpone to the next meeting January 22, 2013. This motion passed 7-0 with Dawson absent.  

In First Reading of Ordinances Council considered and took action on an ordinance amending the City of League City, Texas Governmental, Proprietary, and Capital Funds Budget for the Fiscal Year 2012 by amending Ordinance No. 2011-48, No. 2001-66, No. 2012-05, No. 2012-08 and 2012-17 to adjust the operating budget for actual expenditures. Ordinance No. 2013-05, Mr. OKeeffe moved to approve on first and final. This motion passed 7-0.  Ordinance No. 2013-06, Councilwoman Thiess moved to approve. The motion passes 6-1 with Becker opposed. Mr. OKeeffe moved to approve and the motion passes 6-1 with Becker opposed.

Tabled Items Subject to Recall there were none.  

Items Added After Electronic Agenda Completed Council considered and took action on appointment to the Growth and Development Advisory Committee. Councilmember Joanna Dawson nominates Mike Hembree. Mr. OKeeffe moved to approve. Joanna Dawson arrived at 8:21 pm. The motion passes 8-0.  

In Executive Session Council discussed Item 16A employment or appointment of a public office or employee, to-wit: Presiding Municipal Court Judge.  Council also discussed Item 16B, a potential purchase or sale of real property interests. Staff pulled this item. In Items 16C, 16D, 16E, Council consulted the City Attorney regarding litigation in these items.  

In Action Item from Executive Session Council considered and took action on the employment or appointment of a public officer or employee to-wit; Presiding Municipal Court Judge. Councilman Mann made a motion to approve moving forward with the contract as discussed in executive session. This motion passes 7-1 with Mr. OKeeffe opposed. Council considered and took action on discussion concerning potential purchase or sale or real property interests. Staff pulled this Item. Item 17C, consider and take action on consultations with City Attorney regarding the following pending litigation: Cause No. 12-CV-2369. No action was taken. Item 17D, consider and take action arising from consultation with City Attorney regarding post-litigation terms of settlement agreement. Mayor Paulissen made a motion to proceed as discussed in executive session. This motion passed 8-0. Item 17E, consider and taken action on consultation with City Attorney regarding the following pending litigation: Cause No. CO012000376. No action was taken.  

Additionally, the City of League City will be closed on January 21, 2013. The Helen Hall Library will be closed on January 20-21, 2013. Trash pick-up will continue its regularly scheduled route.  

Tim Paulissen
Mayor 
City of League City

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