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Deer Park City Council
by Garrett Bryce
Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize the issuance of $5.19 million in certificates of obligation to fund water and infrastructure repairs, including updates to the city's water treatment plant, rehabilitation and construction projects on the sanitary sewer system, and work on the ground storage tanks.

The city council voted unanimously to cast the city's ballot in favor of electing Mike Sullivan to the Harris County Appraisal District Board of Directors.

Ed Heathcott, who has previously served in the position, has declined to seek another term.

The city council voted unanimously to postpone action regarding acceptance of completion and retainage release for the Erin Glen Court Storm Sewer Upsizing Project.

The city council voted 5-0-1, with Council Member Thane Harrison abstaining, to make changes the city's commercial solid waste fees. The adjustment will reflect a rate increase of 2.327 percent as requested by the city's contractor, Waste Management.

The city council voted unanimously to award a $2,635,392 contract to Tandem Services, LLC for the first phase of the Deer Park Girls Softball Renovation Project.

The city council voted unanimously to award a $3,325,655 contract to Tandem Services for the development of soccer fields.

Both the softball and soccer field projects are receiving funding through the Deer Park Community Development Corporation.

All other items were approved by unanimous vote. Council Member Sherry Garrison was absent. Agenda

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