Haltom City Charter Review Committee
The Charter Review Committee was created to review portions of the Haltom City Charter and to report to the Haltom City City Council with recommendations for the amendment of the City Charter, if any. Nine members comprise the committee, who must be registered voters and have resided within Haltom City for twelve consecutive months preceding their appointment. The City Secretary records all meetings and keep the minutes. The committee shall commence its review after September 1st, 2014, shall establish regular meeting times on the first and third Monday of each month from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. and serve until the final report of the committee is accepted by the city council or the committee is discontinued by council action.
The Committee shall appoint one member to serve as Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson. The committee may adopt such rules as are necessary for the conduct of the meetings. A final report approved by the affirmative vote of a majority of the total membership of the committee shall be presented to the council on all recommendations for charter amendments.
Once proposed amendments/recommendations have been voted on by the board, the board may have one additional opportunity to reconsider any such amendment/recommendations. The Charter Review Committee’s final report shall present each question to be posed to the public for a vote with reasons for the recommended changes listed. The benefits and any detractions of any proposed amendments shall be listed as well as a minority report if the proposed recommended amendment is not forwarded to the Haltom City City Council by a unanimous vote.
For agendas/minutes prior to January, 2015 please fill out and submit an open records request.