Regular Council Meeting Tuesday, November 15, 2022 06:30 PM 8301 Westview Drive, Houston, Texas 77055

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The public will be permitted to offer public comments in person or electronically as provided by the agenda and as permitted by the presiding officer during the meeting.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEND YOUR COMMENTS PRIOR TO THE MEETING PLEASE SEND TO susan.blevins@hilshirevillagetexas.com.

A recording of the telephonic meeting will be made, and will be available to the public in accordance with the Open Meetings Act upon written request. The matters to be discussed and acted on at the meeting are shown on the agenda below: If you need extra instructions for the use of Zoom please call prior to one (1) hour before meeting (713-973-1779).

1.CALL TO ORDER

  1. 1.A.Invocation - Council Member Gordy

  2. 1.B.Pledge of Allegiance

  3. 1.C.Roll Call

2.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.Police Report

  2. 3.B.Building Official Report

  3. 3.C.Engineer Report:

    1311 Friarcreek Lane
    1315 Friarcreek Lane
    1210 Hilshire Villa Drive
    1209 Pine Chase Drive
    2 Pine Creek Lane
    12 Pine Creek Lane
    7915 S. Villa Circle
    Pine Chase Grove Water Meter area
    Water quality issues
    Wirt Road Safety Project/Interlocal Agreements

4.REPORTS TO COUNCIL

  1. 4.A.Fire Commissioner's Report (Commissioner Presswood)

  2. 4.B.Mayor Buesinger's Report

  3. 4.C.City Administrator's Report: (City Administrator Blevins)
    Complaint Log
    Consent Agenda

  4. 4.D.City Treasurer's Report (City Administrator Blevins)
    Fund Statement
    Investments - TexPool
    Amegy Bank

5.DISCUSSION

  1. 5.A.Discussion of front yard obstructions

6.CONSENT AGENDA

  1. 6.A.Disbursements

  2. 6.B.Minutes from the Regular Council Meeting October 18, 2022

  3. 6.C.Minutes from the Special Council Meeting November 7, 2022

  4. 6.D.Check Registers

7.DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

  1. 7.A.Discussion and Possible Action to Approve recommendations by the Villages Mutual Insurance Cooperative Board for 2023 Insurance Carriers being Blue Cross Blue Shield (Medical, dental, life and long term disability), and Superior Vision (Vision) for the City of Hilshire Village’s Employee Benefits (City Administrator Blevins) 

  2. 7.B.Discussion and Possible Approval of Resolution Number 2022-239 showing support of the Village Fire Department Employees 

8.CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION: City Council reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters on this agenda as authorized by Texas Government Code, Sections 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney) Sections 551.074 (Personnel Matters) and Sections (Security Devices or Security Audits).

  1. 8.A.Recess to closed meeting to deliberate the appointment, evaluation and duties of a public officer, the Fire Commissioner, as permitted by Tex. Gov’t Code 551.074.

9.DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

  1. 9.A.Discuss and act on items discussed in the closed meeting:  Consider approval of a Resolution Number 2022-240 appointing a Fire Commissioner

10.ADDITIONAL COUNCIL COMMENTS

11.FUTURE AGENDA TOPICS

12.ANNOUNCEMENTS

13.ADJOURNMENT

NOTE: Agenda items may not necessarily be considered in the order that they appear. With regard to any item, Council may take various actions, including but not limited to rescheduling an item in its entirety or for particular action at a future date or time.

NOTE: IN THE EVENT A QUORUM OF THE CITY COUNCIL IS NOT PRESENT, THE REPORTING MEMBERS WHO ARE PRESENT WILL MEET AS A SUB-COMMITTEE, FOR DISCUSSION PURPOSE ONLY, REGARDING THE ABOVE AGENDA ITEM(S).

City Council reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during the course of this 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). Following the executive session, if any, City Council may act in open session on any item discussed in the executive session.

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 November 11, 2022 at 3:00 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.