Jamaica Beach City Council on Monday voted unanimously to remove the city from the Galveston County Transit District Board.
The city council voted unanimously to approve a legal services agreement with Jimmy Williamson, PC, on a contingency fee basis, to assist with the recovery of funds owed to the city for damages resulting from the BP Deepwater Horizon sinking and oil spill.
A request for a special use permit for an arcade at a shopping center failed due to the lack of a motion.
The city council voted unanimously to approve a request by Police Chief Andy McLane for a leave of absence. The council voted unanimously to appoint Sergeant Richard Sedgwick as interim police chief during McLane’s leave of absence.
The city council voted unanimously to advertise for bids for bank depository services.
The city council voted unanimously to extend the city’s curfew ordinance for another three years.
All other items were approved by unanimous vote. Mayor Victor Pierson was absent. Mayor Pro Tem Eddie Burke presided over the meeting. Agenda