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Brazoria County
Pearland City Council
by Garrett Bryce
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Pearland City Council on Monday voted 5-1, with Tony Carbone opposed, to approve an advanced funding agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for the Green Tee Terrace Trail Project.

Of the total project costs, $3,635,451, TxDOT will provide $2,906,253 in federal funds, while the city will be responsible for $756,563 and any additional costs exceeding the total allocation.

The city council voted 5-1, with Carbone opposed, to approve an advanced funding agreement with TxDOT for the Shadow Creek Ranch Trail Project from Kingsley Road to Kirby Drive.

TxDOT will provide $1,447,555 of the total $1,812,079 project, with the city to pay $361,889 for its local share, plus any costs exceeding the total allocation.

The city council voted 4-2, with Carbone and Woody Owens opposed, to approve, on final reading, an ordinance annexing approximately 895 acres of land generally located north of Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 22, east of County Road 564, south of County Road 92 and west of County Road 48.

The city council took no action regarding the final reading of an ordinance annexing approximately 338 acres of land generally located north of Southbelt Industrial Drive, west of Almeda School Road, south of Beltway 8 and east of FM 521.

The city council voted 4-3, with Carbone, Owens and ** Moore opposed, to approve, on final reading, an ordinance annexing approximately 983 acres of land generally located northeast of State Highway 35, between Dixie Farm Road and County Road 129.

The city council voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an ordinance designating Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 29 located near Kirby Drive and Beltway 8.

The zone is required to allow the city to abate property taxes for improvements to property within the designated zone.

The city council voted unanimously to award a contract to EMS Management & Consultants for EMS billing services.

The contract is at a rate of 3.9 percent of net collectiosn, plus an approximate $1,496 per month for a ePCR software fee, and is for a 3-year term.

All other items were approved by unanimous vote. Council Member J. David Little was absent. Agenda




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