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CITY OF LAMARQUE 
CITY COUNCIL 
REGULAR AGENDA 
of
AUGUST 8, 2022


Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of La Marque, Texas will conduct a Regular Meeting on August 8, 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.

Charter Review Committee

Committee to present final report to Council with recommendation for Charter amendments

5.

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. 

6.

MINUTES

07.25.2022 Special Meeting Minutes

07.28.2022 Special Meeting Minutes

08.01.2022 Special Meeting Minutes


7.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

Conduct Public Hearing to hear public input on: 

7.I.

Ordinance No. O-2022-0007

establishing a curfew for any person under the age of seventeen years during certain hours 

7.II.

Ordinance No. O-2022-0008

Authorizing expenditure of funds for street lights in the Omega Bay Subdivision

7.III.

Ordinance No. O-2022-0009

updating the La Marque City Code of Ordinances: Appendix A 

8.

ORDINANCES

Discussion/ possible action regarding approving:

8.I.

Ordinance No. O-2022-0007

establishing a curfew for any person under the age of seventeen years during certain hours THIS IS THE SECOND AND FINAL READING

8.II.

Ordinance No. O-2022-0008

Authorizing expenditure of funds for street lights in the Omega Bay Subdivision THIS IS THE SECOND AND FINAL READING

8.III.

Ordinance No. O-2022-0009

updating the La Marque City Code of Ordinances: Appendix A  THIS IS THE SECOND AND FINAL READING

8.IV.

Ordinance No. O-2022-0010

Amending Residential Canal Zoning THIS IS THE SECOND AND FINAL READING

9.

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.

9.I.

Resolution No. R-2022-0036

Centerpoint Energy Streetlighting LED Agreement

9.II.

Resolution No. R-2022-0044

approving Preliminary Plat application for Ambrose Section 2, near Victory Springs and Fleming Road with conditions as suggested by Planning and Zoning

9.III.

Resolution No. R-2022-0045

Preliminary plat application for Ambrose Section 3, near Victory Springs and Fleming Road

9.IV.

Resolution No. R-2022-0046

Supporting the City of La Marque's application for a grant for Mahan Park 

9.V.

Resolution No. R-2022-0047

ratifying the City of La Marque's application for a grant from TCEQ for dredging the canals in the Omega Bay Subdivision

9.VI.

Resolution No. R-2022-0048

designating certain officials as being responsible for, acting for, and on behalf of the City of La Marque, Texas in dealing with the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department for the purposes of participating in the Local Park Grant Program

9.VII.

Resolution No. R-2022-0049

authorizing the City Manager to sign an agreement with the Texas City La Marque Chamber of Commerce

9.VIII.

Resolution No. R-2022-0050

ratifying the purchase of a blower for the wastewater treatment plant

9.IX.

Resolution No. R-2022-0051

ratifying the Bayou Fest talent contracts

9.X.

Resolution No. R-2022-0052

approving a $17,500 transfer from Parks Fund balance to the Park Improvements Fund

10.

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.

10.I.

Grant Updates

10.II.

Dog Track Elevated Storage Tank Update

11.

NEW BUSINESS

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

11.I.

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.

12.

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)

12.I.

Section 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney)

Stefonia Jackson v City of La Marque

13.

ACTIONS TAKEN FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION

13.I.

Section 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney)

Stefonia Jackson v City of La Marque

14.

ADJOURNMENT

I hereby certify that the above notice of the meeting was posted at 1109-B Bayou Road, La Marque, Texas on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at ____________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.