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Brazoria County
Pearland City Council
by Garrett Bryce
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Pearland City Council on Monday voted unanimously to order a special election for May 4 seeking voter authorization to issue a total of $79,989,000 in bonds.

The special election will include five propositions:

  • Proposition A would provide $28,498,000 for drainage improvements and facilities
  • Proposition B would provide $34,816,000 for street improvements
  • Proposition C would provide $2,500,000 for parks and recreation purposes
  • Proposition D would provide $12,875,000 for an animal services shelter
  • Proposition E would provide $1,300,000 for a Fire Department burn building

The city council voted unanimously to order an election for May 4 to elect three council members.

Council Members Tony Carbone, J. David Little and Trent Perez, who hold Positions 1, 5 and 6, respectively, have terms expiring in May.

The city council voted 6-0, with J. David Little not present, to approve, on first reading, an ordinance to amend the regulations of the Midtown at Magnolia Planned Development regarding the townhome development tract on approximately 7.4 acres of land.

The amendment will alter minimum lot widths from 25 to 24 feet and reduce rear setbacks for 32 lots from 10 feet to 6 feet.

The city council voted 6-0, with Derrick Reed away, to authorize participation in an interlocal cooperative pricing agreement through the Texas Association of School Boards Buy Board for the purchase of a police department mobile command post in the amount of $425,283.

The city council voted unanimously to approve a motion to proceed with an amendment to a tax abatement agreement as discussed in executive session concerning economic development negotiations.

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

All items were also approved at a special meeting held prior to the regular meeting. Agenda

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