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League City City Council
by Garrett Bryce w/photos courtesy League City
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Dan Becker and Greg Gripon opposed, to approve an agreement with TBG Partners for the design for the Hometown Heroes Park 5K Loop Project, in an amount not to exceed $93,000.

The city council had been presented three options for the project, with the option to select TBG for design in the amount of $93,000 being chosen.

The city council voted unanimously to approve various reappointments and appointments, which included:

  • Reappointment of Scott Livingston to the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
  • Reappointment of Helen Stewart Truscott to the Galveston County Community Action Council
  • Reappointment of Peggy Zahler and Larry Millican to the League City Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
  • Appointment of Yvonne Tibai to the Parks Board

The city council postponed action regarding a resolution determining which recommendations from the Charter Review Advisory Committee will be included as propositions on the November 2018 election ballot.

The city council voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of dredging as it relates to Dickinson Bayou.

The city council voted 6-1, with Becker opposed, to adopt a resolution requesting that the Clear Creek Watershed Steering Committee identify and present regional solutions to League City concerning the elimination or drastic reduction of flooding along its watersheds.

The city council voted 6-1, with Becker opposed, to adopt a resolution requesting that the Dickinson Bayou Watershed Steering Committee identify and present regional solutions to League City concerning the elimination or drastic reduction of flooding along its watersheds.

The city council voted unanimously to approve, on first and final reading, an ordinance amending the city's FY2018 Budget to adjust the operating and capital budget for actual and projected expenditures.

The city council voted 6-1, with Todd Kinsey opposed, to authorize various amendments to the city's Code of Ordinances regarding floods to change various engineering standards to allow for the minimization of flood losses.

The city council voted 6-1, with Mayor Pat Hallisey opposed, to approve a resolution declaring a public necessity to acquire property for the ED1503 Downtown Revitalization Project and authorizing the use of eminent domain powers.

The city council voted 6-1, with Hallisey opposed, to declare a public necessity to acquire property for the ST 1002 Calder Road Improvements Project and authorizing the use of eminent domain powers.

The city council voted 6-1, with Hallisey opposed, to declare a public necessity to acquire property for the WT1108A Highway 3 Booster Pump Station Expansion Project and authorizing the use of public domain powers.

The city council voted 6-0, with Becker away, to authorize staff to proceed with negotiations and approve an offer for the acquisition of a 2.118 acre parcel of land located on Calder Road at Heather Grove Lane as discussed in closed session.

The acquisition supports the Westside Water Well and Booster Pump Station Project.

The city council voted 6-0, with Becker away, to approve a motion to appoint Keri Foley as associate municipal judge for a 60-day period with a provision of legal services at a rate of $150 per hour, as discussed in closed session.

The city council voted 6-0, with Becker away, to approve a 3 percent pay increase for City Manager John Baumgartner, as discussed in closed session.

All other items were approved by unanimous vote. Council Member Nick Long was absent. Agenda

During the meeting, Hallisey presented a certificate of recognition to Kiersten Ramirez, Miss Pre Teen Texas United States 2018. Listen (4:26)







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