City Council Regular Meeting - September 24, 2012

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AGENDA

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of La Marque, Texas will conduct a Public Hearing/Regular Meeting on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at 1109-B Bayou Road for purpose of considering the following agenda:

(1)       CALL MEETING TO ORDER

(2)       ROLL CALL

(3)       INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

(4)       MINUTES

a. Regular City Council Meeting, September 10, 2012

(5)       CITIZEN'S PARTICIPATION

Comments from the Public (At this time, any person with city-related business who has signed up may speak to Council (limited to three (3) minutes).  In compliance with Texas Open Meeting Act the City Council may not deliberate on comments.  Personal attacks will not be allowed, and personnel matters should be addressed to the City Manager during normal business hours.

(6)     PUBLIC HEARING

a.     Ordinance No. O-2012-1064 an ordinance making appropriations for the support of the City of La

Marque for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2012 and ending September 30, 2013 appropriating money to a sinking fund to pay interest and principal due on the city's indebtedness; and adopting the annual enterprise and general fund budgets for the City of La Marque for 2012-2013 fiscal year

b.      Ordinance No. O-2012-1065 an ordinance levying ad valorem taxes for use and operation of

the municipal government of the City of La Marque, Texas for the 2012-2013 Tax Fiscal Year; providing for apportioning each levy for specific purposes; and providing when taxes shall become due and when same shall become delinquent if not paid

c.      Ordinance  O-2012-1066 adding "Open-Air Markets" to Section 71-4 of the City of La Marque

Ordinances Definitions and Section 71-13 Paragraph (C)(1) General Commercial subparagraph (64) of the City of La Marque Code of Ordinances

(7)     OLD BUSINESS

a.     Discussion/possible action - Ordinance No. O-2012-1064 an ordinance making appropriations for

the support of the City of La Marque for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2012 and ending September 30, 2013 appropriating money to a sinking fund to pay interest and principal due on the city's indebtedness; and adopting the annual enterprise and general fund budgets for the City of La Marque for 2012-2013 fiscal year.  This is the second reading.

b.     Discussion/possible action - Ordinance No. O-2012-1065 an ordinance levying ad valorem taxes for

use and operation of the municipal government of the City of La Marque, Texas for the 2012-2013 Tax Fiscal Year; providing for apportioning each levy for specific purposes; and providing when taxes shall become due and when same shall become delinquent if not paid.  This is the second reading.

c.     Discussion/possible action -proposed ordinance  O-2012-1066 adding "Open-Air Markets" to Section

71-4 of the City of La Marque Ordinances Definitions and Section 71-13 Paragraph (C)(1) General Commercial subparagraph (64) of the City of La Marque Code of  Ordinances.  This is second reading

(8)    NEW BUSINESS

a.      Discussion/possible action -Resolution No. R-2012-1188 designating members of the City Council as

Representative and Official Alternate to the General Assembly of the Houston-Galveston Area Council for year 2013

b.      Discussion/possible action - appointment(s) to Boards and Commissions

c.     Discussion/possible action -authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Rust-Ewing

Insurance as service provider to the City of La Marque for employee benefit services for a one year term beginning September 24, 2012

d.      Discussion/possible action - employee group health insurance

e.     Discussion/possible action - City of La Marque and La Marque Fire Fighters Collective Bargaining

Agreement

f.       Discussion/possible action - City of La Marque and La Marque Police Association  modifying their

collective bargaining agreement executed November 11, 2011

g.     Discussion/possible action - Ordinance No. O-2012-1067 amending the FY 2011-12 budget.  This is the

first reading

h.      Discussion/possible action - LM 02-12 Liquid Chlorine, Calcium Hypochlorite & Sulfur Dioxide to DXI

Industries in the amount of $38,275.40

i.       Discussion/possible action - LM 05-12 to Apache Oil Company in the amount of $214,400.00

j.      Discussion/possible action - LM 06-12 Hot Mix Asphalt / Cold Mix Cold Lay (CMCL) in the amount of

$53,300.00

k.     Discussion/possible action - LM 07-12 to Vulcan Construction Materials, LP in the amount of $30,012.00

l.      Discussion/possible action - LM 08-12 Lubricating Oil to Pumpelly Oil Acquisition LLC in the amount of

$22,821.80

m.   Discussion/possible action - LM 09-12 Sludge Removal to Terra Renewal in the amount of $93,625.00

n.       Discussion/possible action - LM 10-12 Water and Sewer Supplies to Ferguson Waterworks in the amount

of $100,000.00

(9)      CITY MANAGER REPORT - No Council Action Necessary

(10)     REQUESTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

a.   Requests by Mayor and Council Members for items to be placed on future City Council agendas and

announcements on city events/community interests

(11)     ADJOURNMENT

CERTIFICATION:

I hereby certify that the above notice of meeting was posted at 1109-B Bayou Road, La Marque, Texas before 9:30 p.m. on this 20th day of September  2012

The City Council for the City of La Marque, Texas reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above, as authorized 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)

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Zina Tedford, City Clerk