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Remembering Jim Guidry Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
Galveston County
League City City Council
by Garrett Bryce w/photos courtesy League City
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

League City City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Dan Becker opposed, to approve an ordinance adopting the city's FY2019 Budget.

The item was approved with an amendment to remove the dog pond project for the existing dog park from the budget.

As proposed, the budget includes $78,733,936 in General Fund expenditures, $35,924,8011 in the Utility Fund, for a grand total operating budget of $131,058,539. Proposed capital budget expenditures for FY2019 totaled $76,830,468.

The dog pond was estimated to cost $130,000 for the fiscal year, with the total project estimated at $295,900.

The city council voted unanimously to approve, on first and final reading, an ordinance granting a special use permit to allow a Limited Service Hotel on approximately 2.42 acres of land at 1144 Pinnacle Park.

The city council took no action regarding an ordinance amending the service and assessment plan and levying an assessment for and on behalf of League City Improvement District No. 1. The item was pulled from the agenda.

The city council voted unanimously to postpone action regarding a $172,800, 3-year agreement with Assessments of the Southwest, Inc. for public improvement district assessor collector services.

The city council voted unanimously to postpone action regarding an employee stop-loss insurance policy with Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company.

The city council voted unanimously to postpone for 90 days a resolution directing the city staff to move forward with the portion of the Texas Department of Transportation FM 518 Bypass Hike and Bike Project that extends from South Shore Boulevard following the north side of Genco Canal and connects to the Clear Creek Independent School District property line.

The motion also called for staff to bring back alternatives for the project. Several residents spoke during the public comment portion of the meeting to note their opposition to the project.

The city council voted unanimously to endorse nominations by the Galveston County Commissioners Court for appointments to the Galveston County United Board of Health.

Holly Lilley, Della Grusendorf Brown, Tripp Montalbo, Curtis Klages, Mary Jo Godinich, Patrick McGinnis, and Dewey H. Brunt were nominated for appointment to the board.

The city council voted unanimously to approve, on first and final reading, an ordinance amending the city's FY2018 Budget.

The city council voted 7-0, with Nick Long not present, to authorize staff to proceed with negotiations and approve an offer for an easement to support the Calder Road South Project and the Bay Colony Force Main Upgrade Project as discussed in closed session.

The city council took no action resulting from closed session discussions regarding a financial or other incentive to a business prospect that seeks to locate, stay, or expand within the city.

All other items were approved by unanimous vote. All members were present, with Long attending remotely via teleconference. Agenda

During the meeting, Library Board Chair Tommy Frankovich gave a presentation regarding the Library Board. Listen (12:35)





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