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December 18, 2017 City Council Minutes

MINUTES

JOINT MEETING OF THE HALTOM CITY COUNCIL AND THE HALTOM CITY CODE ENFORCEMENT DEPARTMENT

HALTOM NORTHEAST CENTER

3201 FRIENDLY LANE

December 18, 2017

A Joint Meeting of the City Council of Haltom City and the Haltom City Code Enforcement Department was held on December 18, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. at the Northeast Center, 3201 Friendly Lane, Haltom City, Texas, with the following members present, to-wit:

Mayor David Averitt Mayor Pro-Tem An Truong

Council Place 1 Jeannine Nunn Council Place 2 Walter Grow

Council Place 3 Lin Thompson Council Place 4 Trae Fowler

Council Place 5 Bob Watkins Council Place 6 Ricky Brown

Staff Present: Keith Lane, City Manager; Rex Phelps, Assistant City Manager; Art Camacho, City Secretary; Cody Phillips; Police Chief; Glenna Batchelor, Planning and Community Development Director; Chris Rozanc, Building Administrator; Code Enforcement Officers Darla Sulecki, Phillip Cagle, Randy Kibler, and Jason Samilo.

CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Averitt called the Council/Code Enforcement joint meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

  1. Discussion on amending the following ordinances:

    1. Weed, Brush and Rubbish (Chapter 42 – Garbage, Trash, Junk and Weeds)

      Code Enforcement Officer Phillip Cagle presented the item and a discussion was held regarding enforcement notices, warrants, and enforcement efforts.

    2. Junk Vehicle (Chapter 50 – Junked Vehicles and Motor Vehicles)

      Code Enforcement Officer Phillip Cagle presented the item and a discussion was held regarding vehicles parked at rental properties, enforcement efforts, and lease stipulations.

    3. Open Storage (Chapter 42 – Garbage, Trash, Junk and Weeds)

      Code Enforcement Officer Randy Kibler presented the item and a discussion was held regarding case scenarios, business practices, and enforcement efforts.

      The Council and Staff took a break at 7:44 p.m. and resumed at 7:50 p.m.

    4. Sign Regulations (Chapter 82 – Sign Regulations)

      Code Enforcement Officer Darla Sulecki presented the item and a discussion was held regarding mural paintings, sign omissions, and sign tolerance percentage.

    5. Commercial Vehicle Definition (Zoning Appendix B, Section 28)

      Code Enforcement Officer Phillip Cagle presented the item and a discussion was held regarding vehicles with dual family employment stipulations, vehicle length and weight, and enforcement efforts.

    6. Temporary Accessory Building (Zoning Appendix B, Section 29) No discussion was held on this item.

  2. Discussion on drafting an ordinance to regulate tire sales and service stores transport and storage of tires in residential and non-residential districts. No discussion was held on this item.

  3. Discussion on adopting International Property Maintenance Code.

Code Enforcement Officer Darla Sulecki presented the item and a discussion was held regarding home inspections, local government interference, home safety and enforcement issues.

ADJOURNMENT

Mayor Averitt adjourned the Council/Code Enforcement joint meeting at 9:30 p.m.

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED BY: APPROVED BY:

Art Camacho, City Secretary David Averitt, Mayor

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