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Galveston County
La Marque City Council
by Garrett Bryce
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

La Marque City Council on Monday voted unanimously to accept the Audited Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for FY2017.

The audit provided no new findings of any issues with the city's financial documents. Mayor Bobby Hocking praised the results of the audit.

“That's one of the best audits the city has received in my tenure here, and we're very, very proud of that,” Hocking said.

The city council voted unanimously to postpone action regarding the issuance and sale of Tax and Revenue Certificates of Obligation.

The city council voted unanimously to table action regarding a proposed program for local businesses/vendors to participate in community activities and events.

The city council voted unanimously to make several reappointments and appointments to city boards and commissions.

Hocking reappointed Harold Augustus to the Board of Adjustment, Trina Phillips to the Building Standards Commission, Gene Smith to the Economic Development Corporation, Terry Pettijohn the Keep La Marque Beautiful Commission, and Hugh Cash to the Planning and Zoning Commission.

Council Member Chris Lane reappointed Deanna Bethea to the Planning and Zoning Commission, appoint Tamara Williams to the Parks Board and appoint Lillian Petty to the Planning and Zoning Commission.

Council Member Robert Michetich reappointed David Pennington to the Board of Adjustment and appointed Rosalind Crockett to the Cemetery Board.

The city council voted unanimously to nominate James Osteen as primary representative and Police Chief Kirk Jacson as alternate to the Galveston County Animal Services Advisory Committee.

The city council did not meet in executive session.

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


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