League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Dan Becker opposed, to approve several changes to the proposed Charter Election on November 6.
Each of the proposed amendments was approved individually as well.
- The city council voted 5-1, with Andy Mann opposed and Mike Lee out of the room, to approve Proposition 1, which specifies a unified ballot rather than a split ballot;
- The city council voted unanimously to provide for two consecutive terms as the limit for service on the city council, rather than three consecutive terms;
- The city council voted unanimously to specify that the mayor is required, rather than permitted, to vote on city council motions;
- The city council voted unanimously to postpone until the next meeting discussion of language related to the constitution of a quorum at city council meetings;
- The city council voted unanimously to specify that a “yes” vote on the red light camera amendment is a vote to keep the cameras and a “no” vote is to discontinue the cameras.
- Language in the amendment dealing with what constitutes a super majority of the city council was approved unanimously.
The city council voted 6-1, with Mick Phalen opposed, to excuse absences by Becker at the two previous meetings.
The city council voted 6-1 with Mann opposed, to deny a proposal to lease property to serve as a hurricane debris handling site.
The city council voted 6-1, with Becker opposed, to approve the first reading of an ordinance amending the FY2012 Budget.
The city council voted 6-1, with Dennis Okeeffe opposed, to enter into a professional services agreement with Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. for a drainage study of the Historic District.
The city council voted unanimously to approve city council nominations to the Growth and Development Advisory Committee. Mayor Tim Paullisen nominated Penny Ignazio and Chuck DiFalco; Phalen nominated David Hake; Lee nominated Jason Ebey; Phyllis Sanborne nominated Yvette Jones; and Joanna Dawson nominated Ernie Randall. The city council also granted an exception to allow Ignazio to serve on the committee as well as to serve on the Ethics Review Board.
The city council voted unanimously to approve a proclamation to recognize Clear Creek Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Greg Smith who was named 2012 Region 4 Superintendent of the Year.
All other agenda items were approved with unanimous votes. Agenda