3 takeaways from the Pearland City Council meeting, Nov. 13


1. The council had the first reading of the 5 annexation ordinances
Monday night was the first reading of five annexation ordinances, which discuss the possible annexation of Areas A, C, I, L and P. If passed, the council will annex, or absorb, these five areas into the city. The council approved the ordinances for Areas A, C, I and L, with amendments. The council will have the second reading of the ordinances at the Nov. 27 meeting.

2. The council amended Ordinance No. 1551
The amendment was made by Council Member Trent Perez and removed nine residential areas from the annexation agreement. The amendment passed 4-3, with council members Moore, Reed and Ordeneaux voting against. The area now primarily encompasses the Pearland Regional Airport and land around it.

3. The council awarded the contract for the Old Alvin Road Widening Project to Angel Brothers Enterprise, Ltd.
This part of the Old Alvin Road Widening Project will stretch from Town Ditch to McHard Road. The bid was awarded for $3.6 million. This part of the project focuses on the widening of Old Alvin Road from a two-lane to a four-lane undivided concrete curb and gutter roadway from Town Ditch to McHard Road.

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Haley Morrison
Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. In her tenure as a reporter, she has primarily written about education, health care and transportation.
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