NOTICE OF MEETING
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GALVESTON
THURSDAY - MAY 18, 2017 - 10:00 A.M.
COUNCIL CHAMBERS - CITY HALL
823 ROSENBERG, GALVESTON, TEXAS
TELEPHONE: (409) 797-3510

SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA


1.

DECLARATION OF A QUORUM AND CALL MEETING TO ORDER

2.

ROLL CALL

3.

PUBLIC COMMENT

A. Agenda Items
B. Non-Agenda Items
4.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

4.A.

First Reading of Ordinance

Consider for approval an ordinance of the City of Galveston, Texas, placing a moratorium on property development and temporarily suspending the acceptance of any new development applications, including but not limited to: development permits, plat applications, site plans, demolition permits, and building permits, for properties directly adjacent to Broadway/Avenue J, from 6th Street to the Causeway, exempting properties within the East End Historic District of 11th Street to 19th Street, for a period of ninety (90) days or until the adoption and implementation of regulations for new development in the subject area; allowing for limited exceptions; making various findings and provisions related to the subject; providing for severability; and establishing an effective date. (T. Tietjens) 
5.

ORDINANCES (NOT REQUIRING PUBLIC HEARINGS)


5.A.

Consider for approval an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Galveston, Texas, canvassing the returns of the Bond Election and Special Election (Election) held on May 6, 2017; officially declaring the results of the Election; declaring the regularity and legality of the Election; directing the City Secretary to prepare the Election Register and to preserve the Election Records; providing for findings of fact and an effective date.

6.

ACTION ITEMS

6.A.

Consider for approval a motion authorizing staff to negotiate and retain of the firm of Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP to serve as Special Disclosure Counsel, the firm of Bracewell LLP to serve as Bond Counsel, the firm of Hilltop Securities as Senior Managing Underwriter and SAMCO as Co-Managing Underwriter, in connection with the issuance of City of Galveston Texas General Obligation Bonds Series 2017, and authorizing the City Manager and City Attorney to execute any necessary engagement agreements on behalf of the City. (M. Loftin)

7.

ADJOURNMENT

I certify that the above Notice of Meeting was posted in a place convenient to the public in compliance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code on May 12, 2017 at 3:45 P.M.
JW Signature02
Janelle Williams, City Secretary

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