Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $553,245 contract, including contingency, with Brooks Concrete, Inc. for the 2012 Annual Sidewalk Replacement Project.
The city council voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an agreement with Cross in the City for the disbursement of $15,000 Emergency Shelter Grant funds in connection with a public service program to provide shelter for adult high school students and their families.
Council Member Jackie Welch said she was pleased that the laws “allow councilmembers to serve on boards of non-profit organizations”, and said she would be voting in favor of the item.
The city council voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, an agreement with Pasadena Habitat for Humanity, Inc. for the disbursement of $493,700 Home Investment Partnership Program Grant funds for an affordable housing program operated by Habitat for Humanity.
The agreement was amended regarding conflicts of interest, and other requirements, prior to its approval.
Council Member Erv Brannon, who proposed the amendments, said his recent discussion regarding the item was “not intended to take money away from anyone”, and explained the revisions. He then said he could vote on the item and commended the Planning Department staff for its work on the revisions.
The city council voted unanimously to approve, on second reading, a $375,000 contract with East Texas Medical Center/East Texas Medical Center Emergency Medical Services for amulance and EMS service. The item was approved with amendments.
The city council voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, an interlocal agreement with Harris County for improvements along Fairmont Parkway and Space Center Boulevard to Red Bluff Road.
The city council deferred action on bid openings for emergency services for food supplies.
All other items were approved by unanimous vote. All members were present. Agenda