Dickinson City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to cancel a November 6 special election for Council Position No. 4, declaring Mark Townsend as unopposed for election to the position.
Kerry Neves, who currently serves in the position, will be vacating his seat due to his candidacy as Judge of the 10th District Court in Galveston County in November. Townsend will be sworn in following the election in November.
The city council voted 4-2, with Louis Decker and Charles Suderman opposed, to designate William H. King, III as representative and Mayor Julie Masters as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council General Assembly.
The city council voted unanimously to deny an appeal by George Sterling regarding an order by the Building Standards Commission’s order to demolish a structure at 4508 Dakota.
The city council voted unanimously to award a contract to Belt Harris Pechacek, LLP for independent financial auditing services to the city for a three year period.
The firm will provide audits for FY2012 through FY2014, in an amount not to exceed $120,432 for the three year period.
The city council received updates regarding the Hemlock Circle Drainage Project and on the Dickinson Bayou Watershed Steering Committee. No action was taken on either item.
The city council took no action regarding an executive session to consult with the city’s attorney.
All other items were approved by unanimous vote. All members were present. Agenda