Pearland City Council Meeting for August 10, 2020

6:30 p.m. Meeting of City Council - Agenda

 
Citizen Comments:

Jimmy Davis:

32/30 plan need for on going communication, pay the amount they owe, stay on the agenda until it is fixed, a lot of time has passed with no update, information requests aren't being honored, AMI end of Feb, now it may not happen til the end of the year, 4 months after you passed the solution, end of Sept would be generous for a solution, new budget to start charging fees, halt fees til the end of the year

Felicia Harris Hoss:

$14 million dollar beautification agenda item failed 4-2 vote, Adrian and Luke voted for it, Adrian leads a group for beautification of Pearland, most money on PEDC, not a good time to spend this kind of money, is planting trees important or support small businesses, loyalty should be to the small businesses of Pearland

Consent Agenda
Owens asks to remove B, C, I, J
 
A, D, E, F, G, H items Passed 7-0

A. Consideration and Possible Action - Approval of Minutes

B. Badger Meter, Inc. - $207,585 - sole source unit supply bid for water meters from Aug 11, 2020 - Aug 10, 2021.

 

Passed 6-0

 


C. Republic Meter, Inc. - $146,842 - sole source unit supply bid for Openway Riva Components (associated with Badger water meters) from Aug 11, 2020, - Aug 10, 2021

Passed 6-0

D. Accepting the City’s Investment Report for the quarter ending June 2020

 


E. Excuse the Absence of Councilmember Woody Owens from the Regular Council Meeting held on July 27, 2020

F. Amending the City’s COVID-19 Community Impact Recovery Plan

G. CARES Act funds - $56,155 - Authorizing the City Manager enter into a contract with Fort Bend County for the City toward eligible response, prevention and recovery activities related to the COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic

H. CARES Act funds - $288,035 - Authorizing the City Manager enter into a contract with Harris Count toward eligible response, prevention and recovery activities related to the COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic

I. Appointment of Amit Joshi to serve on the Library Board, to Position No. 4 to a 3-year term expiring on November 1, 2023

 

 

Postpone for clarification until the next meeting - Passed 6-0


J. Appointment of Kristopher Szecsy to serve on the Convention and Visitors Bureau Advisory Board, Position No. 7 to a 3-year term expiring November 1, 2023

 

Postpone for clarification until the next meeting - Passed 6-0

New Business

1. A General Municipal Election be held on November 3, 2020, for the purpose of electing the Mayor and two (2) Councilmembers, providing that a Special Election on the same date

 

Passed 6-0

 


2. Amending selected provisions of the Unified Development Code regarding

  • Removing references to the “Director of Parks” within Division 2 of Chapter 4 and replace with “City Manager or their designee”

  • Removing references to the “Director of Engineering” and replace with the “City Engineer” and remove references to the “Director of Planning” and replace with the “Director of Community Development” throughout the UDC

  • Clarifying the language to define the characteristics between a dwelling unit and an accessory residential structure

  • Clarifying banner signs regulations by removing the banner permit fee

  • Removing/adding language to allow banners attached to lighting fixtures in parking areas of sites used as public educational facilities or campuses

 

Passed 6-0

 


3. McCarthy Building Companies - $1,177,920 - Construction Manager at Risk contract (Barry Rose Water Reclamation Facility Project) for pre-construction services, and authorizing the payment of 6% for profit and overhead based on the Guaranteed Maximum Price

Orlando - Y

Carbone - N

Little - N

Hernandez - Y

 

Perez- Y

 

​Owens - N

Passed 4-3 Mayor broke the tie


4. Rejection of all competitive sealed proposals submitted for the PEDC SH 288 Master Plan Improvements, Phase IV Project, and provide direction to staff on how to proceed with a re-bid.

Amendment: Reject all bids and consider the lowest responsible re-bid

Orlando - N

Carbone - Y

Little - Y

Hernandez - N

Perez- Y

​Owens - Y

 

Passed 4-2

Original agenda item:

Orlando - N

Carbone - Y

Little - Y

Hernandez - Y

Perez- Y

​Owens - Y

Passed 5-1