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Galveston County
League City City Council
by Garrett Bryce
Wednesday, May 09, 2018

League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to amend, on first reading, the city's Code of Ordinances to allow for the combined submittal of site development plans and building permits.

A public hearing was held prior to the item. No members of the public requested addressing the city council regarding the item.

Currently, the city has two separate applications for the site development plans and building permits. The amendment allows for one process for both matters.

Mayor Pat Hallisey stated that the item would expedite the process of obtaining building permits for developers to move forward. Listen (6:25)

Council Member Hank Dugie praised the amendment, but asked questions concerning the language in the amendment and the removal of language concerning variance requests in the amendment. Listen ()

The city council voted 7-1, with Larry Millican opposed, to postpone action regarding a professional services agreement with TBG Partners for the design of the Hometown Heroes Park 5K Loop Project, in an amount not to exceed $93,000.

The city council voted unanimously to create a subcommittee of the city council to review and update the city manager's goals.

Council Member Todd Kinsey was named chair of the subcommittee, with Millican, Dugie and Keith Gross to serve as members.

The city council voted 4-4, with Dugie, Gross, Nick Long and Greg Gripon opposed, to deny a motion to approve, on first reading, amending the city's Code of Ordinances to add a section regarding off-road operation of motor vehicles.

The city council took no action regarding the potential purchase or sale of real property interests.

The city council took no action regarding legal issues related to the Calder Road Project.

Both items were pulled from the agenda, along with executive session items to discuss the matters.

The city council voted 7-0, with Long having left the meeting, the approve a motion to approve a pay increase for City Secretary Diana Stapp to the amount noted on the compensation study, as discussed in closed session.

The city council voted 7-0, with Long away, to approve a 2 percent increase for the city attorney, as discussed in closed session.

The city council took no action on legal matters related to Municipal Utility District No 6.

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

During the meeting, Mayor Pat Hallisey presented a proclamation declaring May 6-12 as the Public Employees Roundtable's Public Service Recognition Week. Listen (7:48)

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