League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to adopt a 2012 property tax rate of $0.597 per $100 valuation.
The city council had voted unanimously to approve the item on first and final reading, dispensing with a second reading to formally adopt the rate.
The city will designate revenues from $0.374999 per $100 valuation for funding the city’s maintenance and operations, while revenues from the remaining $0.222001 per $100 valuation will be dedicated to payment on the city’s bonded indebtedness.
The adopted tax rate reflects a reduction compared to the effective tax rate of $0.615521, which would draw revenues equal to the previous fiscal year. League City’s 2011 property tax rate was $0.61 per $100 valuation.
The city council voted 5-1, with Andy Mann voting against a motion to deny the establishment of policies and procedures for council member attendance at city council meetings through videoconference calls.
The city council voted 5-1, with OKeeffe opposed, to approve a professional services agreement with Freese and Nichols, Inc. for the design of a 1,100 linear section of Butler Road to be built between Interstate Highway 45 and the League City Parkway.
The city council voted 5-1, with OKeeffe opposed, to approve a development agreement with Methodist Retirement Communities related to construction of a continuing care retirement community.
The city council voted 5-1, with OKeeffe opposed, to adopt a resolution authorizing Red River Health Facilities Development Corporation to issue retirement facility revenue bonds for construction of the continuing care retirement community by Methodist Retirement Communities.
The city council voted unanimously to appoint Debra Wilkinson, Tom Kartrude and Anthony Addison to the Parks Board.
The city council voted unanimously to appoint David Hake, Shane Hamilton and Eric Froeschner to the Growth and Development Advisory Committee.
The city council voted unanimously to instruct staff to take action on the acquisition of land related to the public works facility as discussed during a closed session.
All other items were approved by unanimous vote. Council Member Dan Becker was absent. Agenda