Regular Council Meeting Tuesday, September 20, 2022 06:30 PM 8301 Westview Drive, Houston, Texas 77055

The City Council of the City of Hilshire Village, Texas will meet on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 6:30 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers at 8301 Westview, Houston, Texas 77055.

 

Social distancing is requested and face masks are recommended. Any person may participate and address the City Council at the meeting by Zoom, telephone, personal appearance at City Hall, or by writing.




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1.CALL TO ORDER

  1. 1.A.Invocation given by 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 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.Discussion and Possible Approval of Resolution # 2022-236 approving a tax-exempt financing by the Hilshire Village Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation for the benefit of Odyssey 2020 Academy, and related matters.

4.REPORTS TO COUNCIL

  1. 4.A.Police Report

  2. 4.B.Building Official Report

  3. 4.C.Engineer Report:
    1303 Friarcreek Lane
    1330 Glourie Drive
    7907 Hilshire Green
      2 Pine Creek Lane
    12 Pine Creek Lane
    1210 Ridgeley
    7915 S. Villa Circle
    1131 Wirt Road
    Pine Chase Grove Water Meter area
    Water quality issues
    Wirt Road Safety Project/Interlocal Agreements 

  4. 4.D.Fire Commissioner's Report (Commissioner Presswood)

5.DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

  1. 5.A.Discussion of Wirt Road Safety Project presented by Bill Bristow

  2. 5.B.Discussion and possible approval of the draft Interlocal Agreement between the City of Hilshire Village and City of Houston  for installation of sidewalks along the west side of Wirt Road from Westview to Hickory Shadows Park 

  3. 5.C.Discussion and possible authorization for the Engineering work and permitting fees for the sidewalk along the west side of Wirt Road from Westview to Hickory Shadows Park for a not to exceed amount of $89,385.

  4. 5.D.Discussion and Possible Approval of the City of Hilshire Village Resolution # 2022-238 approving a Budget Amendment of $150,000 for the Village Fire Department's 2022 Budget  for bunker gear

  5. 5.E.Discussion and Possible Approval of a component of the tax rate the in the amount of $0.129671/100 for the purpose of paying the accruing interest and to provide a sinking fund for payment of the indebtedness of the City for the FYE 2023  (This Vote must be a Record Vote)

  6. 5.F.Discussion and Possible Approval of a component of the tax rate in the amount of $0.447917/100 for the purpose of funding the maintenance and operation expenditures of the City for the FYE 2023.  THIS TAX RATE WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE.  THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 2.95 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $-9.50. (This Vote must be a Record Vote)

  7. 5.G.Discussion and Possible Approval of the 2022 property tax rate be increased by the adoption of a tax rate of $0.577588/100 which is effectively a 3.20 percent increase in the tax rate. (This Vote must be a Record Vote)

  8. 5.H.Discussion and Possible Approval of the City of Hilshire Village Ordinance Number 826-2022 providing for the Levy and Collection of Ad Valorem Taxes for the Year 2022 Providing for Two components to the Proposed Tax Rate consisting of a Tax Rate of $0.129671/100 for the purpose of paying the accruing interest and to provide a sinking fund for payment of the indebtedness of the City and a Tax Rate of $0.447917/100 for the purpose of funding Maintenance and Operation Expenditures.   THIS TAX RATE WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE.  THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 2.95 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $-9.50.  THE TOTAL PROPERTY TAX RATE IS A 3.20 PERCENT INCREASE(This Vote must be a Record Vote)

6.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. 6.A.Discuss the appointment and duties of the Alternate Fire Commissioner

7.DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

  1. 7.A.Discussion and Possible Approval of Resolution # 2022-237 apointing the Alternate Fire Commissioner

8.REPORTS TO COUNCIL

  1. 8.A.Mayor Buesinger's Report

  2. 8.B.City Administrator's Report: (City Administrator Blevins)
    Complaint Log
    Consent Agenda

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

9.CONSENT AGENDA

  1. 9.A.Disbursements

  2. 9.B.Approve Minutes from the Special Council Meeting and Budget Workshop, August 9, 2022

  3. 9.C.Approve Minutes from the Regular Council Meeting, August 16, 2022

  4. 9.D.Check Registers

  5. 9.E.Approving a Proclamation recognizing National Night Out to be held October 4, 2022 on Ridgeley Drive

  6. 9.F.Approving a Proclamation recognizing Halloween Night to be held October 31, 2022 on Archley Drive

  7. 9.G.Approving a Proclamation recognizing Teacher Day as October 5, 2022

10.ADDITIONAL COUNCIL COMMENTS

11.FUTURE AGENDA TOPICS

12.ANNOUNCEMENTS

13.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 September 16, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

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