By KAROLYN GEPHART
February is National African American History Month and Mayor Debra Davison and City Council of Manvel proclaimed the event in Manvel at their council meeting held Feb. 19 at City Hall.
Prior to the meeting, council held a workshop to discuss and update the development of the City Center Complex, scheduling city council planning meetings, and agenda items.
A public hearing was also held to hear input from the public regarding three replat requests at Meridiana subdivision, and the amendment of a zoning classification of approximately 1.895 acres.
During the council meeting, council considered requests for variances to the Subdivision Ordinance sections.
Council also had the first of two readings of Ordinance 2019-0-10 to amend Chapter 17, Buildings and Building Regulations adopting the 2015 International Fire Code, amending the local amendments to the city’s International Fire Code, providing that fees associated with the fire code should be the fees stated in the most current fee schedule resolution adopted by council, providing a penalty of an amount not to exceed $2,000 for each violation of any provision with each day of violation constituting a separate offense and repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent or in conflict and providing for severability.
Brazoria County Day 2019 was also discussed.
City Hall is located at 20025 Hwy. 6 in Manvel.