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Brazoria County
Pearland City Council
by Garrett Bryce
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Pearland City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve, on first and final reading, an ordinance authorizing the issuance of water and sewer system revenue bonds, Series 2017A, in the amount of $10,225,000.

The proceeds from the bonds will be used to fund the water meter changeout project, which includes the replacement of more than 37,000 meters and the current drive-by reading technology with a wireless remote reading system.

The city council voted unanimously to approve, on first and final reading, an ordinance authorizing the issuance of water and sewer system revenue bonds, Series 2017B, in the amount of $12,025,000.

The proceeds from the bonds will fund the design phase of the Surface Water Plant Program, which will provide preliminary and final design engineering for a 10 million gallon per day surface water treatment plant.

The city council voted 5-0, with Trent Perez away from the table, to adopt a resolution amending the fixed unit cost contract for building plan review and inspection services with AG/CM, Inc. in the additional amount of $102,000, for a total contract amount not to exceed $150,000.

The city council voted unanimously to adopt a resolution authorizing the city manager to enter into a reimbursement and maintenance agreement with the Pearland Economic Development Corporation and award of a competitive concealed proposal for the construction of the Kirby Drive Entryway and Corridor Enhancements Project to Landscape Art, Inc. in the estimated amount of $1,093,035.

The city council voted 2-4, with only Perez and Tony Carbone voting in favor of approval, to deny a request for a conditional use permit to allow for a food store/supermarket in a Light Industrial District in the 3200 block of Main Street.

The city council voted unanimously to authorize the mayor to sign documents as discussed in closed session regarding property development.

All other items were approved by unanimous vote. All members were present. Agenda




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