Regular Council Meeting & Budget Workshop Tuesday, August 15, 2023 06:30 PM 8301 Westview Drive, Houston, Texas 77055

The City Council of Hilshire Village, Texas will meet on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, at 6:30 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers at 8301 Westview, Houston, Texas 77055.

Any person may participate and address the City Council at the meeting by Zoom, telephone, personal appearance at City Hall, or by writing. Please send your presentation or comments prior to the meeting to Cassie.Stephens@HilshireVillageTexas.com for distribution to the Council. 

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This meeting agenda is posted online at http://www.hilshirevillagetexas.com.

1.CALL TO ORDER

  1. 1.A.Invocation (Council Member Crawford)

  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 about agenda and non-agenda items. Comments are limited to 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 must address the council at the microphone and give their name and address before 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 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 (Spring Valley PD)

  2. 3.B.Building Official Report (Clerk Ray)

  3. 3.C.Engineer Report (HDR Engineering)
    8005 Anadell Street
    8002 Burkhart Road
    1315 Friarcreek Lane
    1226 Glourie Drive
    1126 Guinea Drive
    1319 Pine Chase Drive
    12 Pine Creek Lane
    1218 Ridgeley Drive
    1310 Ridgeley Drive
    City Ditch and Culvert Inspections
    City Water and Testing
    Drainage Easement Improvements
    Hilshire Green Paving, Drainage & Utility Improvements
    Pine Chase Grove Water Meter area
    Wirt Road Safety Project/Interlocal Agreements

  4. 3.D.Fire Commissioner Report (Mayor Buesinger)

  5. 3.E.Mayor Report (Mayor Buesinger)

  6. 3.F.City Secretary Report (Secretary Stephens)
    Complaint Log
    Consent Agenda

  7. 3.G.City Treasurer Report (Secretary Stephens)

4.DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

  1. 4.A.Discussion and Possible Approval of an Agreement with the Property Owner of 12 Pine Creek Lane to Issue a Certificate of Occupancy with an Accompanying Letter Allowing for a 120 Day Period from the Date of the Certificate od Occupancy to Plant Required Trees

  2. 4.B.Review FYE 2024 Budget, Capital Improvement Projects, Utility Rates, Proposed 2023 Taxes and FYE 2023 Actuals

  3. 4.C.Discussion and Possible Action to approve a 5-year contract for License Plate Reader Cameras and Maintenance with Flock Safety for an annual cost of $15,000. 

  4. 4.D.Discussion and Possible Approval of the City of Hilshire Village Resolution Number 2023-251 approving the Proposed 2023 Tax Rate and authorizing the City Secretary as the designated employee of the City to make the calculations required by Section 26.04 of the Tax Code, and provide information to other governmental entities regarding the adoption of the City’s 2023 tax rate and to publish the required information.
    No New Revenue M&O Tax Rate                  $0.429309/$100
    Voter Approval M&O Tax Rate                       $0.444334/$100
    Debt Tax Rate                                                $0.116098/$100
    (City Secretary Stephens)

5.DISCUSSION

  1. 5.A.Approve Disbursements

  2. 5.B.Approve the Minutes from the Regular Council Meeting, July 18, 2023

  3. 5.C.Approve the Check Registers

  4. 5.D.Approve the Quarterly Investment Report

6.ANNOUNCEMENTS

7.ADDITIONAL COUNCIL COMMENTS

8.FUTURE AGENDA TOPICS

9.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 the 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, Cassie Stephens, 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 on August 11, 2023, 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 before this meeting. Don't hesitate to get in touch with the City Hall at 713-973-1779 or FAX -713-973-7793 for further information.