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League City City Council
by Garrett Bryce w/photos courtesy League City
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Dan Becker opposed, to adopt a property tax rate of $0.5638 per $100 valuation for the 2018 Tax Year.

Of the total tax rate, revenues from $0.413798 per $100 valuation will be dedicated to maintenance and operations, while revenues from the remaining $0.150002 will be used to make payments on the city's bonded indebtedness.

The city council had voted unanimously to approve the item on first and final reading.

The city council voted 6-0 to authorize the submission of a grant application to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for a 50 percent matching grant supporting the Bayridge Park Redevelopment Project. Becker was not present during the vote.

The city will provide $500,000 in matching funds for the grant, to construct the 5K Trail Project as well as amenities and professional services within Bayridge Park.

A public hearing was held prior to consideration of the item.

The city council voted 6-1, with Larry Millican opposed, to approve, on second and final reading, an ordinance rezoning approximately 37.5 acres west of Lakeside Drive, north of Marina Bay Drive, to a Residential-Single Family Planned Unit Development.

The city council held discussion regarding the proposed residential development, regarding drainage utility ownership and trees at the site. Listen (24:25)

The city council voted 6-1, with Millican opposed, to amend the item to grant all variances except for the tree mitigation in the front lawns and to add a split drainage plan as part of the approval.

The city council voted unanimously to authorize staff to negotiate and approve an offer to sell and purchase a right-of-way acquistion at 2155 Gulf Freeway South as discussed in executive session.

The acquisition supports the Calder Road Project.

The city council took no action resulting from closed session discussions regarding personnel matters concerning the municipal court judge.
The city council voted unanimously to direct city staff to move forward with processing refunds of assessments for Public Improvement Districts 2 and 3, as discussed in closed session.

The city council took no action resulting from closed session discussions regarding legal issues related to Public Improvement District 1.

All other items were approved by unanimous vote. Council Member Greg Gripon was absent. Agenda

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