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Fort Bend County
Missouri City City Council
by Garrett Bryce
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to elect Chris Preston as mayor pro tem.

The city council voted unanimously to deny a request to rezone an approximately 5 acre tract of land from a Single Family Residential District to a Planned Development District to allow for the development of a child care facility, tutoring facility, and a cafe.

The city council voted 6-1, with Anthony Maroulis oppsed, to amend the regulations and restrictions of a Planned Development District to allow for a mixed use development to include commercial, retail, office/warehouse, townhomes and multi-family residential developments.

The site is located north of the intersection of Fifth Street and FM 1092, southeast of the intersection of Lexington Boulevard/Independence Boulevard and FM 1092.

Maroulis made a motion to strike apartments from the allowed uses, but the motion died due to the lack of a second.

The city council took no action regarding appointment of members to the board of directors for each tax increment reinvestment zone. The item was tagged until the next meeting.

The city council voted unanimously to reappoint Floyd Emery as representative and Preston as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council 2019 General Assembly and Board of Directors.

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

During the meeting, Mayor Yolanda Ford and Council Member Chris Preston took their oath of office to start their terms in office.

Ford defeated incumbent Mayor Allen Owen for election to the office. Owen had served the city for more than 32 years and was recognized at the meeting.

To view a video of the meeting, Click Here

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