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CITY OF LAMARQUE 
CITY COUNCIL 
REGULAR AGENDA 
of
JULY 11, 2022


Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of La Marque, Texas will conduct a Regular Meeting on July 11, 2022, beginning at 6:00 PM in the Council Chambers at 1109-B Bayou Road La Marque, Texas as well as via videoconference hosted through Zoom ( https://zoom.us/j/92493940502 ). In accordance with Section 551.127(b) of the Texas Local Government Code the presiding officer and a quorum of the La Marque City Council intend to be and will be physically present at 1109-B Bayou Road, La Marque, Texas. This location will be open to the public and the meeting will be broadcast at this location, on Channel 16, and via YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6G8ypjyEDo). 

The Council will meet for the purpose of considering the following agenda: 

1.

CALL MEETING TO ORDER

2.

ROLL CALL

3.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4.

PRESENTATIONS

4.I.

Proclamation -Parks Month

Documents:
  1. Parks Month.pdf
4.II.

CenterPoint Energy - LED Street Lighting

4.III.

GCWA

Presentation to address revisions to prior approved contract 

5.

PUBLIC SAFETY

5.I.

Public Safety Building Update

a brief update from the Public Safety Building Committee

6.

CITIZENS PARTICIPATION

LIMITED TO THREE MINUTES PER PERSON

Comments from the public will be heard at this time. Any person with city-related business who has signed up may speak to Council (limited to three (3) minutes). If wishing to speak, give the Mayor your full name, address, and the item you wish to speak about. In compliance with Texas Open Meeting Act, the City may not deliberate on comments. Personal attacks will not be allowed, and personnel matters should be addressed to the City Manager during normal business hoursPress *6 to mute or unmute if you are participating by telephone, press the unmute button if attending via zoom on a smartphone, tablet or computer, or stand if attending in person, and the mayor will call on you in turn. 

7.

CITY MANAGER REPORT

a submitted report to update Council and Community on the standard operations of the City, report can be acknowledged as whole or discussed at the pleasure of Council.

7.I.

City Projects Report

  • City Engineer's Report
  • Light Study Update
7.II.

Update - Container Homes

7.III.

City Manager's 3 Month Update

8.

MINUTES

8.I.

For Consideration

Draft Minutes for consideration: 

  • Regular Minutes 05.09.2022
  • Special Minutes 05.17.2022
  • Regular Minutes 06.13.2022
  • Special Minutes 06.27.2022
  • Retreat Minutes 07.05.2022
9.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

Conduct Public Hearing to hear public input on: 

9.I.

Ordinance No. O-2022-0006

amending Section 2-181 of the La Marque City Code of Ordinances to reduce City Manager spending approval rate from $50,000 to $25,000 THIS IS THE SECOND AND FINAL READING 

10.

ORDINANCES

Discussion/ possible action regarding approving:

10.I.

Ordinance No. O-2022-0006

amending Section 2-181 of the La Marque City Code of Ordinances to reduce City Manager spending approval rate from $50,000 to $25,000 THIS IS THE SECOND AND FINAL READING 

10.II.

Ordinance No. O-2022-0007

Renewal of City Code of Ordinances Chapter 44, Article 1, Section 44-2 : Curfew for Minors THIS IS THE FIRST READING 

10.III.

Ordinance No. O-2022-0008

Omega Bay Street Lighting THIS IS THE FIRST READING

10.IV.

Ordinance No. O-2022-0009

updating La Marque City Code of Ordinances : Appendix A THIS IS THE FIRST READING

11.

RESOLUTIONS- CONSENT

The following items shall be considered for action as a whole unless one or more Councilmembers objects. Unless otherwise specified, the City Manager is authorized to execute all necessary documents upon final approval by the City Attorney.

11.I.

Resolution No. R-2022-0036

CPE Streetlighting LED Agreement

11.III.

Resolution No. R-2022-0038

11.IV.

Resolution No. R-2022-0039

a resolution awarding RFP 22-01 "Debris Management, Monitoring and Consulting Services"

11.V.

Resolution No. R-2022-0040

Purchase of new Fire Reporting Management Software

12.

APPOINTMENTS

appointments, reappointments, or removals of all City Boards and Commissions

12.I.

Applications for Consideration

Ms. Jackie Pennington for Civil Service Commission

13.

NEW BUSINESS

Items presented to the Council for discussion and for Council to provide direction:

13.I.

Emergency Medical Billing RFP

13.III.

Introductory conversation regarding Community Engagement Center

13.IV.

Upcoming Events

City Events and Important Dates for Community Awareness

13.IV.i.

Back to School Event- Aug. 6

13.IV.ii.

Bayou Fest - 10/15

13.V.

Items for the good of the order

Additional items to bring awareness to Council and the Community as well as future agenda item requests are accepted at this time.

14.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

The City Council for the City of La Marque, Texas reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above, as authorized by the Texas Government Code Section 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney), 551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property), 551.073 (Deliberations about Gifts and Donations), 551.074 (Personnel Matters), 551.076 (Deliberations about Security Devices), and 551.086 (Economic Development)

14.I.

551.074 (Personnel Matters)

  • Begin Evaluations of City Attorney, City Clerk, and Municipal Judge
  • Fire and Police Collective Bargaining Update
  • Discussion relating to Cost Of Living Adjustment for Fiscal Year 2022-2023
14.II.

Section 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney)

Update on City Investigations

15.

ACTIONS TAKEN FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION

15.I.

551.074 (Personnel Matters)

  • Begin Evaluations of City Attorney, City Clerk, and Municipal Judge
  • Fire and Police Collective Bargaining Update
  • Discussion relating to Cost Of Living Adjustment for Fiscal Year 2022-2023
15.II.

Section 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney)

Update on City Investigations

16.

ADJOURNMENT

I hereby certify that the above notice of the meeting was posted at 109-B Bayou Road, La Marque, Texas on or before Friday, July 8, 2022 before 5:30 p.m.


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Kierra K. Nance


**This electronic copy is posted for convenience and in compliance with ADA Requirements , a signed version of this agenda can be found with the City Clerk's office.