Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Don Harrison opposed, to approve the FY2013 budget of the Pasadena Second Century Corporation.
The item had been deferred at a previous meeting, due to issues with potential bus transit funding from the Second Century Corporation, according to Van Houte. Van Houte also said those issues had not been resolved.
Harrison offered an amendment to transfer $150,000 from the Second Century Corporation budget to be placed into an account for the Harris County Circulator Bus Route Service.
The city council voted 1-8, with only Harrison voting in favor, to deny the motion.
unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $193,343 contract with Lone Star Recreation, Inc. for the purchase and installation of playground equipment for Strawberry Park.
Council Member Steve Cote applauded the purchase, saying the equipment was “long overdue”.
The city council voted 8-1, with Harrison opposed, to approve the final reading of a $45,000 contract with Civil Concepts, Inc. to assist the city in preparing an engineering analysis of various projects identified for funding through the Hurricane Ike Recovery Program.
The program is administered by the Texas General Land Office. Harrison had also opposed the contract during the first reading at the August 14 meeting.
The city council deferred action regarding the first reading of an agreement with the Spay-Neuter Assistance Program for the disbursement of $174,519 in Community Development Block Grant funds.
The funds will be used in the construction of a new public facility to be operated by the Spay-Neuter Assistance Program to provide free or low cost dog and cat services.
The city council deferred action regarding the first reading of an amendment to the FY2012 budget.
The city council voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, the sale of 1.534 acres of land at Leesa Lane and Genoa Red Bluff Road to Mark Allen Boyd for a total price of $202,600.
All other items were approved by unanimous vote. All members were present. Agenda