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Haltom City, TX  76117
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February 12, 2018 City Council Agenda

AGENDA

HALTOM CITY COUNCIL MEETING

February 12, 2018 - CITY HALL - 5024 BROADWAY AVENUE

Council Chambers – Work Session – 6:00 P.M./Regular Session – 7:00 P.M. WORK SESSION 6:00 P.M.

CALL TO ORDER (General Comments)

  • Discussion of Possible May 2018 Bond Election.

  • Review and discuss items on the regular agenda of February 12, 2018.

    EXECUTIVE SESSION

    Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code

    As authorized by Section 551.071, the City Council reserves the right to adjourn into Executive Session at any time during the course of this meeting to seek legal advice from the City Attorney about any matters listed on the agenda, in addition to the following matters:

    Consultation with the City Attorney pertaining to any matter in which the duty of the City Attorney under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct which may conflict with the Open Meetings Act; including discussion of any item posted on the Agenda; to seek legal advice on open meetings, open records, dissolution/restructuring of the Haltom City Economic Development Corporation, and pending litigation and settlement offers for the following cases:

    • Flynn v. Haltom City EDC

    • James H. Watson v. City of Haltom City

    • Amer Ozzie v. City of Haltom City

    • Ray Beshirs v. City of Haltom City

    • City of San Antonio v. Hotels.com, L.P.

    • Nicklaus Forrest v. City of Haltom City

Section 551.072 – Deliberations about Real Property

Deliberation regarding the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property, and property owned or

leased by the City and the EDC, including city buildings.

REGULAR SESSION 7:00 P.M.

CALL TO ORDER

INVOCATION/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Council Member Lin Thompson

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS – City Secretary Art Camacho

REPORTS*

  1. Fire Department Update – Presentation of Fire Department statistical data, prevention measures, and projects. (P. Bynum)

    *Reports to the City Council may occur during the Work Session or Regular Session as time permits.

    CONSENT AGENDA

  2. Minutes – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of the Minutes of the meetings of January 22, 2018. (A. Camacho)

  3. Copier Lease – Consideration and/or action regarding approval to authorize the 36-month lease of twelve (12) Xerox copier/network printers for a total of $69,952.68 from Denitech through the Texas DIR purchasing cooperative. (J. Carver)

  4. City Code Ordinances – Consideration and/or action to approve the adoption of the following ordinances:

    Ordinance No. O-2018-001-15 International Building Code Ordinance No. O-2018-002-15 International Residential Code Ordinance No. O-2018-003-15 International Plumbing Code Ordinance No. O-2018-004-15 International Mechanical Code Ordinance No. O-2018-005-15 International Fuel and Gas Code Ordinance No. O-2018-006-15 National Electric Code Ordinance No. O-2018-007-15 International Fire Code

    Ordinance No. O-2018-008-15 International Energy Conservation Code Ordinance No. O-2018-009-15 International Existing Building Code

    All on second reading (G. Batchelor)

    REGULAR AGENDA

  5. Ordinance No. 2018-011-01 - Bond Election – Consideration and approval of an ordinance calling a bond election to be held on May 5, 2018, in the City of Haltom City, Texas; making provision for the conduct of a joint election; and resolving other matters incident and related to such election. 1st and only Reading. (K. Lane)

  6. Resolution No. R-2018-004-01 – Consideration and approval of a resolution relating to establishing the City’s intention to reimburse itself for the prior lawful expenditure of funds relating to constructing various city improvements from the proceeds of tax-exempt obligations to be issued by the City for authorized purposes; authorizing other matters incident and related thereto; and providing an effective date. (J. Fung)

  7. Haltom Hospitality Agreement – 2nd Amendment - Consideration and/or action to approve the Second Amendment to Haltom Hospitality Agreement. (R. Phelps)

    VISITORS/CITIZENS FORUM

    This time is set-aside for any person having business before the Council that is not scheduled on the agenda to speak to the Council. Please submit a completed Speaker’s Request Form to the City Secretary and follow the instructions listed on the form. If a group is present and interested in the same issue, please choose a spokesperson. Council cannot discuss or debate any issue brought forth at this time, nor can any formal action be taken, as it is not a posted agenda item in accordance with the open meetings law.

    FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

  8. Discussion on items to be placed on future agendas.

    BOARDS/COMMISSIONS/COMMITTEES

  9. Resignations of Board/Commissions/Committee Members – Consider approval of the resignations of Board/Commission/Committee Members.

  10. Appointment/Reappointment to Boards/Commissions/Committees – Consider approval regarding appointments to Boards/Commissions/Committees.

    EXCUSED ABSENCE OF COUNCIL MEMBERS

  11. Attendance Requirements – Consideration regarding excused absences of Council Members according to Article III, Sec. 3.07 (a). Attendance Requirements of the Haltom City Charter.

    EXECUTIVE SESSION

    See Posting on Page One (1) of Agenda. RECONVENE TO REGULAR SESSION

  12. Take any action deemed necessary as a result of the Executive Session.

ADJOURNMENT

CERTIFICATION

I, ART CAMACHO, CITY SECRETARY OF THE CITY OF HALTOM CITY, TEXAS, DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE AGENDA WAS POSTED ON THE OFFICIAL BULLETIN BOARDS IN CITY HALL ON THIS THE 9th DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2018 AT 5:00 P.M., WHICH IS A PLACE READILY ACCESSIBLE TO THE PUBLIC AT ALL TIMES AND THAT SAID NOTICE WAS POSTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 551, TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE.

ART CAMACHO, CITY SECRETARY

I CERTIFY THAT THE ATTACHED NOTICE AND AGENDA OF ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE CITY COUNCIL WAS REMOVED BY ME FROM THE CITY HALL BULLETIN BOARD ON DAY OF , 2018.

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