Regular Council Meeting Tuesday, June 21, 2022 06:30 PM 8301 Westview Drive, Houston, Texas 77055

The City Council of the City of Hilshire Village, Texas will meet on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 6:30 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers at 8301 Westview, Houston, Texas 77055.

 

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1.CALL TO ORDER

  1. 1.A.Invocation given by Council Member Gordy

  2. 1.B.Pledge of Allegiance

  3. 1.C.Roll Call

2.CITIZEN'S COMMENTS
This is an opportunity for citizens to speak to Council relating to agenda and non- agenda items. Comments are limited up to three minutes. If the topic the speaker wishes to address is on the agenda, the speaker can either speak at this time or defer comments until such time the item is discussed.

Speakers are required to address council at the microphone and give their name and address prior to voicing their concerns.

Note: To comply with provisions of the Open Meetings Act, the City Council may not deliberate on items discussed under this agenda item. Items that cannot be referred to the City staff for action may be placed on a future City Council agenda.  A copy of any prepared remarks or notes to be used and/or distributed by the speaker must be presented to the City Secretary prior to the beginning of the meeting.

3.REPORTS TO COUNCIL

  1. 3.A.Introduction of the new City Clerk, Lisa Ray to Council

  2. 3.B.Police Report:
    Flock Cameras

  3. 3.C.Fire Commissioner's Report (Commissioner Byrne)

  4. 3.D.Building Official's Report

  5. 3.E.Engineer's Report:
    8006 Anadell Street
    1220 Archley Drive
    1210 Ridgeley Drive
    Wirt Road Safety Project/City of Houston Interlocal Agreement

4.DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

  1. 4.A.Discussion and Possible Approval of the City of Hilshire Village Resolution # 2022-232 approving the Village Fire Department’s 2021 Intra-Budgetary Transfers to balance the deficit of $120,822 and to approve the 2021 Audit

  2. 4.B.Discussion and Possible Approval of the City of Hilshire Village Resolution # 2022-233 approving a Budget Amendment of $515,846 for the Village Fire Department's 2022 Budget 

  3. 4.C.Discussion and Possible Approval of the City of Hilshire Village Resolution # 2022-231 approving the Proposed 2023 Village Fire Department Budget in the amount of $8,689,847.78 with Hilshire Village's 2023 Annual Assessment being $260,695.42 

  4. 4.D.Authorize the City Administrator to enter into a one year contract with Houston Community Newspapers & Media Group for publication advertisements

  5. 4.E.Authorize City Administrator to purchase Express Vote Ballot Marking Device for Elections for a not to exceed amount of $3,795.00 for equipment and warranty license and maintenance and support fees annually of $167.50

  6. 4.F.Authorize approval of Ordinance Number 823-2022 of the City of Hilshire Village Code of Ordinance granting to CenterPoint Energy Resources Corp, DBA CenterPoint Energy Texas Gas Operations, the right, privilege and franchise to construct, install, extend, remove, replace, abandon, operate and maintain its facilities within the public rights-of-way of the City of Hilshire Village, Texas for the transportation, delivery, sale and distribution of Natural Gas; containing other provisions relating to the foregoing subject; proving for severability and providing an effective date.

  7. 4.G.Authorization of Resolution # 2022-234 approving a tax-exempt financing by the Hilshire Village Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation for the benefit of Providence Classical School, and related matters.

  8. 4.H.Approval of the City of Hilshire Village Ordinance # 822-2022 approving utility billing due dates and fees

  9. 4.I.Approve salary increase for Assistant City Secretary to be effective immediately

5.REPORTS TO COUNCIL

  1. 5.A.Mayor Buesinger's Report:
    Meeting with Commissioner Ramsey

  2. 5.B.City Administrator's Report: (City Administrator Blevins)
    Complaint Log
    Consent Agenda
    Verizion Infrastructure
    Board of Adjustment Meeting
    Amegy Bank Utility Accont Fraud

  3. 5.C.City Treasurer's Report (City Administrator Blevins)

6.CONSENT AGENDA

  1. 6.A.Disbursements

  2. 6.B.Approve Minutes from the Regular Council Meeting of May 17, 2022

  3. 6.C.Check Registers

7.CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION: Recess to closed meeting to deliberate the appointment, employment, duties, pay and benefits of public employees (as permitted by Texas Government Code Sections 551.071, attorney consultation and 551.074, personnel).

  1. 7.A.Discussion of the duties of the Fire Commissioner

  2. 7.B.Discussion and Possible Action to deliberate and consider any actions necessary on any items discussed in the Executive Session.

8.ADDITIONAL COUNCIL COMMENTS

9.FUTURE AGENDA TOPICS:
Lighting
Structures in front of the front building line

10.ANNOUNCEMENTS

11.ADJOURNMENT

NOTES:

*Agenda items may be considered in any order.

* In the event a quorum of the city council is not present, the members who are present may meet as a sub-committee of council to discuss the agenda items above.

*City Council may recess into a closed meeting at any time during the open meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above as authorized by Texas Government Code, Sections 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney), 551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property), 551.073 (Deliberations about Gifts and Donations), 551.074 (Personnel Matters), 551.076 (Deliberations about Security Devices), 551.087 (Economic Development), and 551.086 (Certain Public Power Utilities: Competitive Matters).

I, Susan Blevins, do hereby certify that the above Notice of Meeting and Agenda for the City Council of the City of Hilshire Village was posted in a place convenient and readily accessible June 17, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.

This facility is wheelchair accessible and accessible parking spaces are available. Requests for accommodations or interpretative service must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting. Please contact the City Hall at 713-973-1779 or FAX -713-973-7793 for further information.