Public hearing held on annexation

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By KAROLYN GEPHART

Pearland City Council met March 25 at City Hall for its regularly scheduled meeting.

A public hearing was held to gather community input on voluntary annexation of approximately 13,0904 acres located at 7409 Bailey Road.

In new business during the council meeting that followed, the council considered approval of the city’s comprehensive annual financial report for fiscal year 2018 and the accompanying independent audit by accounting firm, Whitley Penn, LLP.

The first reading took place of an ordinance abandoning a portion of certain right-of-way and easements recorded in the plat records of Brazoria County within corporate city limits of Pearland.

A resolution was presented to council to accept the final report of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Unified Development Code (UDC).

Council also discussed awarding a bid for water meter testing and repair services and a reimbursement agreement between the city and the Pearland Economic Development Corp., an agreement between the City, Blue Ridge Transportation Group, LLC and Pearland Municipal Management District No. 2 associate with the SH 288 Corridor Aesthetic Improvements Project.

They also discussed a reimbursement agreement between the city and the Pearland Economic Development Corp. in accordance with an existing letter finance agreement with Pearland Municipal Management District No. 1 associated with the Lower Kirby Master Drainage Plan Land Acquisition.

Discussion was given to entering into an interlocal agreement with Harris County Flood Control District associated with the Green Tee Terrace Bike and Pedestrian Trail Project.

Council discussed entering into an Interlocal Agreement, with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), for off-site Material Testing Services associated with Hughes Ranch Road Project (Cullen Parkway to Smith Ranch Road).

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