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CITY OF LAMARQUE 
CITY COUNCIL 
REGULAR AGENDA 
of
SEPTEMBER 12, 2022


Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of La Marque, Texas will conduct a Regular Meeting on September 12, 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

  • 9/11 Day
4.II.

Citizen Recognition

Anriah Filer

4.III.

Texas General Land Office

Melissa Washington, Intergovernmental Relations Manager and Community Outreach Coordinator

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

  • Special Meeting Minutes 08.04.2022
  • Employee Benefits Trust Minutes 08.08.2022
  • Special Meeting Minutes 08.15.2022
  • Special Meeting Minutes 08.22.2022
  • Special Meeting Minutes 09.06.2022
7.

ORDINANCES

Discussion/ possible action regarding approving:

7.I.

Ordinance No. O-2022-0013

Dissolving the Public Safety Committee; making various findings; and providing an effective date 

8.

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.

8.I.

Resolution No. R-2022-0072

Approving a Clean Water Agreed Order and corresponding Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP) Agreement with Texas Commission On Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for settlement offer for violation penalty in the amount of $97,500.00

8.II.

Resolution No. R-2022-0073

Approving an expenditure for a 6" Portable Pump in the amount of $44542.49 to BPR Pumping and Vacuum Solutions 

8.III.

Resolution No. R-2022-0074

Authorizing submission to the Galveston Bay Estuary Program Grant

9.

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.

9.I.

TCEQ Settlement

Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP) Agreement with Texas Commission On Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for settlement offer for violation penalty of $665.00

9.II.

Public Information Center

9.III.

Capital Improvement Projects Update

9.IV.

ARPA Update

10.

APPOINTMENTS

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

11.

NEW BUSINESS

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

11.I.

Water Rate Workshop Recap

11.II.

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)

Mary Porter claims against City of La Marque 

12.II.

Section 551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property)

property located at Galveston Central Appraisal District ID #311687

12.III.

Section 551.074 (Personnel Matters)

City Clerk Evaluation

12.IV.

Section 551.074 (Personnel Matters)

City Attorney Evaluation

13.

ACTIONS TAKEN FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION

13.I.

Section 551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property)

property located at Galveston Central Appraisal District ID #311687

13.II.

Section 551.074 (Personnel Matters)

City Clerk Evaluation

13.III.

Section 551.074 (Personnel Matters)

City Attorney Evaluation

14.

ADJOURNMENT

I hereby certify that the above notice of the meeting was posted at 1109-B Bayou Road, La Marque, Texas on Friday, September 9, 2022 at 4:55 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.  `