Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of the proposed dredging of the Bayport Ship Channel by the Port of Houston Authority, but requested that studies be conducted concerning a proposed dredge material collection site.
The port authority is proposing a new island of dredge material west of Houston Ship Channel. The request would be for an environmental impact study to be undertaken to gauge the effect of the island on navigation, fishing and other considerations. Resolution
La Porte has adopted a similar resolution.
The city council voted unanimously to approve an agreement with Gulf Coast Center's Connect Transit for the creation of a master plan for pedestrian and transit access and the creation of an intermodal transportation terminal in Kemah.
Under the agreement, The Goodman Corporation, the Gulf Coast Center's transportation consultant firm, will assist in preliminary engineering of the terminal, and the pedestrian-transit master plan.
The city council voted 4-1, with Wayne Rast opposed, to approve the final reading of an ordinance regulating recreational vehicle parks.
The city council took no action regarding a list of improvements proposed from the traffic study plan and a timeline for the projects.
The city council took no action on a variance request from the set back ordinance for property at 707 7th Street. The item remains tabled from the previous meeting.
The city council voted unanimously to approve a request for a special event for Christmas on the Bay, which will take place December 22-23.
All other items were approved by unanimous vote. All members were present. Agenda