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Brazoria County
Pearland City Council
by Garrett Bryce
Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Pearland City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a resolution setting the dates of August 31 and September 14 for consideration of the proposed Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Tax Rate and voting on an increase of property tax revenue of 0.32 percent.

The city council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance establishing a juvenile case manager fund to pay for the creation of a juvenile case manager program in the Pearland Municipal Court.

The city council voted unanimously to authorize publication of a notice of intent to issue $12.5 million in certificates of obligation for the acquisition, construction and improvement of public works.

The city council voted unanimously to adopt a "green building" policy.

The city council postponed action to a future agenda on a resolution to renew a contract for EMS billing services.

The city council voted unanimously to accept the final recommendations of the Charter Review Commission and direct city staff to publish the recommendations in the newspaper.

The city council took no action regarding potential litigation associated with municipal utility districts. The item was discussed in executive session.

The city council took no action regarding appointments to the city's various boards and commissions. The item was discussed in executive session.

The city council took no action regarding economic development incentives. The item was discussed in executive session.

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




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