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Remembering Jim Guidry Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
Galveston County
Kemah City Council
by Garrett Bryce
Thursday, May 18, 2017

Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to close the search for a new police chief and to continue working with Chris Reed as the police department's civilian administrator.

The item was discussed in closed session regarding approval of a recommendation of a candidate for the position.

The city council voted unanimously to reappoint Miles Whittington as Presiding Municipal Court Judge and Kerri Foley as Associate Judge for the municipal court.

The city council voted unanimously to appoint Teresa Vazquez-Evans as mayor pro tem.

The city council voted unanimously to approve a motion to waive replatting in any subdivision that's already been platted, except as required by statute.

The city council took no action resulting from executive session discussions regarding the Gulf Coast Center concerning funds advanced pursuant to an agreement with the proposed parking garage.

The city council took no action regarding approval of any necessary budget amendments.

All other items were approved by unanimous vote. Kyle Burks was absent. Agenda

During the meeting, Incumbent Mayor Carl Joiner and council members Wanda Zimmer and Robin Collins were sworn in for new terms on the city council. All three were unopposed for re-election to their positions.

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