AGENDA
CITY OF HOUSTON . CITY COUNCIL
Joint meeting of Houston City Council and Harris County Commissioners Court


MAYOR
SYLVESTER TURNER
CONTROLLER
CHRIS B. BROWN
DISTRICT COUNCIL MEMBERS
Amy Peck
District A

Tarsha Jackson
District B

Abbie Kamin
District C

Carolyn Evans-Shabazz
District D

Dave Martin
District E
Tiffany D. Thomas
District F

Mary Nan Huffman
District G

Karla Cisneros
District H

Robert Gallegos
District I

Edward Pollard
District J

Martha Castex-Tatum
District K


AT-LARGE COUNCIL MEMBERS

Mike Knox
Position 1

David W. Robinson
Position 2
Michael Kubosh
Position 3

Letitia Plummer
Position 4

Sallie Alcorn
Position 5
Marta Crinejo, Agenda DirectorPat Jefferson Daniel, City Secretary

In accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act the agenda is posted for public information, at all times, for at least 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of the meeting on the bulletin board located on the exterior wall of the City Hall building at 901 Bagby.

The agenda may be accessed via the Internet at http://houston.novusagenda.com/agendapublic/. Copies of the agenda are available in the Office of the City Secretary in the City Hall Annex, Public Level at no charge. To receive the agenda by mail, send check or money order for $52.00 for a one year subscription, made payable to the City of Houston to the attention of the City Secretary, P.O. Box 1562, Houston, Texas 77251.

To reserve time to appear before Council call 832-393-1100, or email us at speakers@houstontx.gov or weather permitting you may come to the Office of the City Secretary, City Hall Annex, Public Level.

NOTE: If a translator is required, please advise when reserving time to speak

AGENDA - COUNCIL MEETING Monday, January 9, 2023 - 10:30 AM
Port of Houston Authority Executive Office Bldg, 111 East Loop North, Houston, Tx 77029

Posted Notice of Joint Meeting
Posted Notice of Joint Meeting
INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
10:30 AM - ROLL CALL
ADOPT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
PUBLIC SPEAKERS - Pursuant to City Council Rule 8, City Council will hear from members of the public; the names and subject matters of persons who had requested to speak at the time of posting this Agenda are attached; the names and subject matters of persons who subsequently request to speak may be obtained in the City Secretary's Office.
NOTE: If a translator is required, please advise when reserving time to speak
DESCRIPTIONS OR CAPTIONS OF AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE READ BY THE
CITY SECRETARY PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT
VIDEOI. Call to Order –Harris County Commissioner, Precinct 1, Rodney Ellis
VIDEOII. Determination that a Quorum is Present – Harris County Clerk and Houston City Secretary
III. Pledge of Allegiance (optional)
IV. Invocation (optional)
VIDEO

V. Opening Comments

• Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner
• Harris County Commissioner, Precinct 1, Rodney Ellis


VIDEO

VI. Public Comments

• City of Houston Public Speakers
• County Public Speakers


VIDEO

VII. Call for Nominations

• Chairman of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas


VIDEO

VIII. Call for a Vote

• Texas Special District Local Laws Code, Sec. 5007.205(e) provides that each Houston City Council Member and the Mayor have one vote each and Commissioners Court members have 3.4 votes each (17 divided by 5).

VIDEO

IX. Call for Nominations

• Chairman of the Board of Pilot Commissioners For Harris County Ports


VIDEO

X. Call for a Vote

• Texas Transportation Code, Sec. 66.0116(e) provides that each Houston City Council Member and the Mayor have one vote each and Commissioners Court members have 3.4 votes each (17 divided by 5).


XI. Adjourn
ALL ORDINANCES ARE TO BE CONSIDERED ON AN EMERGENCY BASIS AND TO BE PASSED ON ONE READING UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, ARTICLE VII, SECTION 7, CITY CHARTER
NOTE -

WHENEVER ANY AGENDA ITEM, WHETHER OR NOT ON THE CONSENT AGENDA, IS NOT READY FOR COUNCIL ACTION AT THE TIME IT IS REACHED ON THE AGENDA, THAT ITEM SHALL BE PLACED AT THE END OF THE AGENDA FOR ACTION BY COUNCIL WHEN ALL OTHER AGENDA ITEMS HAVE BEEN CONSIDERED.

CITY COUNCIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO TAKE UP AGENDA ITEMS OUT OF THE ORDER IN WHICH THEY ARE POSITIONED IN THIS AGENDA.  ALSO, AN ITEM THAT HAS BEEN TAGGED UNDER CITY COUNCIL RULE (HOUSTON CITY CODE 2-2) OR DELAYED TO ANOTHER DAY MAY BE NEVERTHELESS CONSIDERED LATER AT THE SAME CITY COUNCIL MEETING.