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Haltom City, TX  76117
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October 23, 2017 City Council Agenda

AGENDA

HALTOM CITY COUNCIL MEETING

October 23, 2017 - 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)

  • Discuss proposed Ethics Policy Revision.

  • Discuss procedure for Agenda Item Placement.

  • Review and discuss items on the regular agenda of October 23, 2017.

    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

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, including city buildings.

REGULAR SESSION 7:00 P.M.

CALL TO ORDER

INVOCATION/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Council Member Trae Fowler

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS – City Secretary Art Camacho

REPORTS*

  1. Monthly Financial Report – Review of the monthly Financial Report. (J. Fung)

  2. Quarterly Investment Report for 2017 – Review of the September 2017 Quarterly Investment Report. (J. Fung)

  3. 2017 Crime Statistics (3rd Quarter) – Presentation of Haltom City Police Department crime statistics for the third quarter of 2017. (C. Phillips)

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

    CONSENT AGENDA

  4. Minutes – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of the Minutes of the meetings of October 9, 2017 and October 10, 2017. (A. Camacho)

  5. Animal Advisory Committee Amendment – Consideration and/or action to approve Ordinance No. O-2017-027-01 amending the Animal Advisory Committee – 2nd Reading. (K. Lane)

  6. Ordinance No. O-2017-020-15 (Z-005-17) - Consider action on the application of Steven Harter on behalf of Stan Standridge for a Zoning Change request from “SF-2” Single Family Residential District to “C-3” Commercial District located on Lot 19, Block 3 of the Golden Gardens Addition, being approximately 0.918 acres located north of Midway Road and west of Thomas Road, locally known as 5617 Midway Road; and

    action on an amendment to O-2010-011-15, amending the Future Land Use Plan within the 2010 Comprehensive Land Use Plan. (Tabled from the August 28 meeting). 2nd Reading (G. Batchelor)

    REGULAR AGENDA

  7. Opticom GPS – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of the purchase of the Opticom GPS upgrade and signalized intersection upgrades from Consolidated Traffic Controls through the interlocal agreement with H-GAC. (J. Carver/C. Phillips)

  8. Body Camera – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of the purchase of Police Department Body Cameras. (J. Carver/C. Phillips)

  9. Police Department Video Surveillance Grant – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of the purchase of Police Department Video Surveillance Equipment with grant funding. (J. Carver/C. Phillips)

  10. Notice of Intent to Issue Certificates of Obligation – Consideration and/or action to approve Resolution No. 2017-029-03 authorizing and approving publication of the Notice of Intent to issue 2018 Certificates of Obligation. (J. Fung)

    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.

    BOARDS/COMMISSIONS/COMMITTEES

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

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

    EXCUSED ABSENCE OF COUNCIL MEMBERS

  13. 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

  14. 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 20th DAY OF OCTOBER, 2017 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 , 2017.

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