Council Workshop and Special Council Meeting Thursday, August 05, 2021 06:00 PM 8301 Westview Drive, Houston, Texas 77055

In accordance with the order of the Office of the Governor issued on March 16, 2020, as amended, this meeting will be conducted via telephonic conference (Teams). Any person may participate and address the City Council at the meeting by Teams, telephone, or by writing.

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This written notice, the meeting agenda, and the agenda packet, are posted online at http://www.hilshirevillagetexas.com.

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 AN CALENDAR INVITE TO THE MEETING CALL OR EMAIL ONE HOUR PRIOR TO 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 Teams please call prior to one (1) hour before meeting (713-973-1779).



1.CALL TO ORDER

  1. 1.A.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.DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

  1. 3.A.Approve the engagement of Lloyd Gosselink, Attorneys, to intervene in the Securitization Application of CenterPoint Gas before the Texas Railroad Commission

  2. 3.B.Discussion and possible approval of the City of Hilshire Village Ordinance Number 809-2021 regulating parking pads in the Public Rights of Way

  3. 3.C.Discussion and possible action on proposed changes to zoning regulations for residential districts related to attics, and habitable rooms  

  4. 3.D.Discussion on Tax Year 2021, FYE 2022 Budget

  5. 3.E.Discussion and possible approval of the City of Hilshire Village Resolution Number 2021-218 approving the Proposed 2021 Tax Rate and authorizing the City Administrator/City Secretary as the designated employee of the City to make the calculations required by Section 26.04 of the Tax Code, and will provide information to other governmental entities regarding the adoption of the City’s 2020 tax rate and to publish the required information
    No New Revenue Tax Rate        $0.439661/$100
    Voter Approval M & O Tax Rate $0.455049/$100
    Debt Tax Rate                            $0.134835/$100
    (City Administrator Blevins and Mayor Herron).

4.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. 4.A.NONE AT THE TIME OF THE AGENDA POSTING

  2. 4.B.Discussion and Possible Action to deliberate and consider any actions necessary on any items discussed in the Executive Session.  (NONE AT THE TIME AGENDA POSTED)

5.ADDITIONAL COUNCIL COMMENTS

6.ANNOUNCEMENTS

7.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 August 2, 2021 at 5:30 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.