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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Council Connection for May 18

Council Connection

At their Monday, May 18 Virtual Regular Meeting, Councilmembers held a public hearing to receive comments for or against the amendment of the project and financing plan for Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Three, City of Missouri City, Texas; authorized the execution of a materials testing contract for the Waterfall Drive Reconstruction Project; authorized the mayor to execute and the city secretary to attest, respectively, the development agreement between the City of Missouri City and Sienna 325, L.P. for the development of property located north of the Sienna Steep Bank Village residential subdivision, south of McKeever Road, east of Sienna Parkway, and west of Westpoint Estates residential subdivision for residential uses. Here is a rundown of all Council actions at the meeting:

Presentations and Recognitions:

  • Proclaimed the week of May 3-9, 2020 as “Public Service Recognition Week” in the City of Missouri City.
  • Proclaimed the week of May 17-23, 2020 as “National Public Works Week” in the City of Missouri City

Staff Reports:

  • Received the mid-year budget review.

Consent Agenda:

  • Approved the minutes of the special and regular City Council meetings of May 4, 2020, and the special City Council meetings of May 8, 2020, May 12, 2020, and May 13, 2020.
  • Amended PD Planned Development District No. 81 (Ordinance O-19-01) to allow for the location of an independent living facility and assisted living facility; providing for an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan; providing a penalty; and consider the ordinance on the second and final reading. PD No. 81 is located north of the intersection of Fifth Street and FM 1092, southeast of the intersection of Lexington Boulevard/Independence Boulevard and FM 1092, and west of the Fort Bend Independent School District Armstrong Elementary School. PD No. 81 includes undeveloped acreage, a Starbucks at 1321 FM 1092, and a Take 5 Oil Change at 1405 FM 1092. 
  • Amended Subsection 9.6.B.3.e., of Appendix A of the Missouri City Code, entitled, “The City of Missouri City Zoning Ordinance,” to correct a reference error regarding standards for off-street parking; providing a penalty. 
  • Approved an ordinance continuing Article VII of Chapter 74 of the Missouri City Code; continuing the rules and regulations pertaining to the standards of care for certain elementary-age recreation programs operated by the City of Missouri City. 

Public Hearings 

  • Held a public hearing to receive comments for or against the amendment of the project and financing plan for Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Three, City of Missouri City, Texas.

Authorizations:

  • Authorized the execution of a contract for the Waterfall Drive Reconstruction Project.
  • Authorized the execution of a materials testing contract for the Waterfall Drive Reconstruction Project.
  • Authorized the execution of a contract for mosquito spraying services.
  • Authorized the negotiation and execution of a contract for the construction and installation of permanent signage at three (3) city parks. 

Ordinances:

  • Approved an ordinance disannexing a 34.16-acre tract of land located north of the Sienna Steep Bank Village residential subdivision, south of McKeever Road, east of Sienna Parkway, and west of Westpoint Estates residential subdivision; and consider the ordinance on the first of two readings. The proposed area of disannexation is currently being used as a temporary construction yard and is designated for suburban commercial uses on the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan.
  • Approved an ordinance authorizing the mayor to execute and the city secretary to attest, respectively, the development agreement between the City of Missouri City and Sienna 325, L.P. for the development of property located north of the Sienna Steep Bank Village residential subdivision, south of McKeever Road, east of Sienna Parkway, and west of Westpoint Estates residential subdivision for residential uses;
  • This item was removed from the agenda: “Consider an ordinance adding Chapter 17, Arts in Public Places Program, to the Missouri City Code; providing a penalty; and consider the ordinance on the first of two readings.”
  • Approved an ordinance amending the general budget for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2019, and ending September 30, 2020.

The next Regular City Council Meeting will be hosted virtually on Monday, June 1 at 7 p.m. it may be watched via MCTV live stream on the City’s website here: https://www.missouricitytx.gov/780/MCTV.

Citizens who would like to participate in the “Public Comments” section, have the option to either share their comments in writing or speak during the Zoom meeting. Any person interested, must notify the City by one of the following methods before 4 p.m. on the day of the City Council meeting:

Once a resident signs up for public comments, he or she will be contacted by the City Secretary’s office with further details on how to login for the meeting. Residents are advised not to share the Zoom invitation with others, as only those who are signed up for public comments, presenters, staff and council will be allowed access to the meeting. Residents who wish to listen or watch the meeting may access the livestream on the City website via this link: https://www.missouricitytx.gov/780/MCTV.

For more information about Missouri City, please watch the City website: www.missouricitytx.gov, like us on Facebook—fb/MissouriCityTX, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat—@MissouriCityTX and Nextdoor, watch Missouri City Television (Ch. 16 on Comcast and Ch. 99 on AT&T U-verse) or download the MCTX Mobile app (available for free in Google Play and the Apple app store.)

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