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Council Connection for Nov. 15

Council Connection

At their Monday, Nov. 15 In-Person Regular Meeting in the Community Center, District B Councilmember Jeffrey L. Boney, Mayor Pro Tem/District C Councilmember Anthony G. Maroulis and District D Councilmember Floyd Emery were sworn in to office and City Council recognized City Secretary Maria Gonzalez Jackson for her 15 years of commitment and leadership. Here is a rundown of all Council actions at the meeting: 

Presentations & Recognitions

  • Administered the oath of office to Jeffrey L. Boney, City Council District B; Anthony G. Maroulis, City Council District C; and Floyd Emery, City Council District D.
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  • Recognized City Secretary Maria Gonzalez Jackson for her 15 years of commitment and leadership to the City of Missouri City.
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Consent Agenda

  • Approved the minutes of the Special and Regular City Council Meetings of Nov. 1, 2021 and the Special City Council Meetings of Nov. 8, 2021 and Nov. 9, 2021.
  • Authorized a waiver of penalty and interest on property taxes for the 2020 tax year pursuant to a taxpayer request.
  • Approved an ordinance on the second of three readings granting a franchise to CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC, to use the public rights-of-way within Missouri City, Texas, for electricity services.
  • Approved an ordinance on the second and final reading establishing procedures for the consideration of economic development projects within the City.
  • Authorized the execution of a contract for the purchase of firefighter breathing safety equipment through a cooperative purchasing program. 

Public Hearing


  • Public Hearing & Related Actions
    • Held a public hearing to receive comments for or against an ordinance to amend the Comprehensive Plan of the City of Missouri City, Texas; and to adopt a new drainage master plan. The ordinance was approved on the first of two readings. 

Authorizations

  • Authorized the execution of a contract for redistricting legal services. 

Ordinances

  • Considered an ordinance providing for a special runoff election to be held on Dec. 11, 2021, for the purpose of electing a Councilmember, District A; providing for joint elections on Dec. 11, 2021, with other entities contracting with Fort Bend County and Harris County, respectively, for such joint elections; providing for election precincts and polling places. The ordinance was approved on the first and final reading.
  • Considered an ordinance amending the general budget for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2021, and ending September 30, 2022; transferring various appropriations among accounts; appropriating supplemental revenue to various fund accounts; authorizing the appropriate city officials to take steps necessary to accomplish such transfers; making certain findings; and containing certain provisions relating to the subject. The ordinance was approved on the first and final reading.
  • Considered an ordinance authorizing the crediting of updated service credits in the Texas Municipal Retirement System for certain City of Missouri City employees who have membership in such system; providing for increased annuities for certain City of Missouri City retirees and beneficiaries of deceased retirees. The ordinance was approved on the first of two readings.

Resolutions

  • Approved a resolution authorizing the City’s participation in certain charitable programs.

Council Connection serves as a recap for all Regular City Council Meetings. To review details of all Special and Regular City Council Meetings including the agenda packets and minutes and to watch the videos, please visit here: https://www.missouricitytx.gov/407/City-Council

The next Regular City Council Meeting is on Monday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Community Center, 1522 Texas Parkway. This in-person meeting is open to the public with COVID-19 safety protocols in place. 

Residents who wish to listen to or watch the meeting virtually may access the livestream on the City website via this link: https://www.missouricitytx.gov/780/MCTV.

For more updates, 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) or download the MCTX Mobile app (available for free in Google Play and the Apple app store).

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