Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve, on first and final reading, the issuance of certificates of obligation to fund the construction of the city's new Fire and EMS Station.
The cost of the construction of the fire station will total approximately $3.5 million. The certificates will include additional funds for the NASA Area Management District.
The city council voted unanimously to name Pat Jones as interim city secretary. Jones will temporarily provide services following the departure of City Secretary Maricela Garcia.
The city council took no action regarding a request by Arafat Abdullatif for a special use permit to operate an automotive repair shop at 1910 NASA Parkway. The item was pulled from the agenda.
The city council voted unanimously to accept the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report as presented by Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP. The report includes an audit of the city's financial statements for FY2016. The firm presented an unmodified, or clean opinion, stating that the city's financial statements accurately reflected Nassau Bay's financial status for the year.
The city council voted unanimously to deny a request by Centerpoint Energy Resources, doing business as Centerpoint Energy Entex and Centerpoint Energy Entex Texas Gas for an increase in natural gas rates.
All other items were approved by unanimous vote. Mayor Mark Denman and Council Member Harry Dollar were absent. Mayor Pro Tem Sandra Mossman presided over the meeting. Agenda