5024 Broadway Ave.
Haltom City, TX  76117


  • FATHOM - The FATHOM Customer Service Center opened at 8:00 a.m. on January 15, 2018 at 5417 Stanley Keller Rd. Payments can also be made at https://haltomcity.U2YOU.gwfathom.com or by calling 833-764-5239. More information on the FATHOM transition can be found here. We appreciate your patience during this transition.
  • The TEXRAIL Railroad contractor AWH, will use construction flaggers to allow 2-way traffic (not at the same time) between the hours of 9:00 a.m – 3:30 p.m.  Monday (5/14) through Friday (5/18) to continue their work at the Haltom Road railroad track between Stanley Keller and Glenview Roads. Please remember to always slow down and use caution in construction zones.

July 25, 2017 City Council Budget Work Session Minutes



3201 Friendly Lane, Haltom City, Texas 76117 July 25, 2017

A Council/Staff Budget Workshop was held by the City Council of the City of Haltom City, Texas, on July 25, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. at the Northeast Center, Haltom City, Texas, with the following members present, to-wit:

Mayor David Averitt Mayor Pro-Tem Dr. An Truong

Council Place 1 Jeannine Nunn Council Place 2 Walter Grow

Council Place 4 Trae Fowler Council Place 5 Bob Watkins Council Place 6 Ricky Brown

Staff Present: Keith Lane, City Manager; Art Camacho, City Secretary; Jennifer Fung, Finance Director; Perry Bynum, Fire Chief; Cody Phillips, Police Chief; Glenna Batchelor, Planning and Community Development Director; Toni Beckett, Human Resources and Risk Management Director; Paul Berwick, IT Director; Lesly Smith, Library Director; Sidonna Foust, Director of Customer Service; Christi Pruitt, Parks and Recreation Director, and Greg Van Nieuwenhuize, Public Works Director.


Mayor David Averitt called the Budget Workshop to order at 6:02 p.m.


1. Discussion on Upcoming Budgetary Issues and Priorities for FY 2017-18.

City Manager Keith Lane gave a PowerPoint presentation detailing the Staff’s direction and purpose for FY2017-2018 Budget, which included strategic planning, community challenges, current tax rate, sustainability, fiscal responsibility, future fiscal mechanisms, and revitalization strategies. A discussion was held regarding management assessments, department head management concerns, and employee retention.

Finance Director Jennifer Fung presented several department decision package requests and a discussion was held regarding maintenance upgrades, street and park improvements, vehicle replacements, water meters and water rate increases.

Mayor Averitt called for a recess at 7:45 p.m. and resumed the meeting at 7:57 p.m.

Ms. Fung continued on with department decision packages that included public safety equipment, building renovations, and major equipment purchases. The Council did not discuss the subject of the bond proposition and a meeting was scheduled for July 31, 2017 at the Northeast Center.


Mayor Averitt adjourned the Budget Workshop at 9:00 p.m. RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED BY: APPROVED BY:

Art Camacho, City Secretary David Averitt, Mayor

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