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Remembering Jim Guidry Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
Galveston County
Kemah City Council
by Garrett Bryce
Friday, February 17, 2012

Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to contract with the Gulf Coast Center/Connect Transit to provide shuttle service in Kemah during Spring Break.

The city council voted unanimously to approve work on the 57-acre park. The items included removal of a fence along the north side of the park, smoothing the top of the berm, installing exercise stations, removing trees from the northern eight acres, and implementing erosion control.

The city council voted 3-2-1, with Wayne Rast and Robin Collins opposed, and Kelly Williams abstaining from voting on the item, to approve $2,000 for advertising in sponsorship of the Miss Kemah Pageant, which takes place April 21-22. Mayor Bob Cummins broke the tie vote for approving the item.

The city counicl took no action regarding an ordinance setting policy and procedure for park rules.

The city council took no action regarding a waiver for the rental fees at the Kemah Community Center for a service for Dudley Earl Long on February 25.

The city council took no action regarding the notification of residents of a project and providing for a 60-day comment period.

The city council tabled action regarding a request by the Kemah Community Development Corporation to re-open the Cien Street Park before construction is completed.

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

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