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Brazoria County
Pearland City Council
by Garrett Bryce
Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Pearland City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Larry Marcott, Mike O'Day, Rushi Patel and Kurt Evenson to the 2009 Charter Review Commission.

One position remains to be filled on the commission.

The city council voted 1-4, with only Felicia Kyle in favor, to defeat a motion to amend an ordinance to allow the reimbursement of collection costs associated with the hotel occupancy tax.

The city council tabled action on a resolution awarding a bid for the purchase of fleet vehicles.

The city council took no action regarding the sale, lease or purchase of property. The item was discussed in executive session.

The city council voted unanimously to approve a resolution authorizing the issuance of certificates of obligation for a total of $21.425 million to fund public works projects. The bonds will be issued in two phases, with the first totaling $12.9 million, and the second for $8.525 million.

The city council voted unanimously to reappoint Joel Gutierrez, Jr. to the Health Facilities Development Corporation Board. Gutierrez's term will expire in November of 2010.

All other items were approved by unanimous vote. All members were present.  Agenda




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