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November 13, 2017 City Council Agenda

AGENDA

HALTOM CITY COUNCIL MEETING

November 13, 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 Scheduling of Code Enforcement Workshop.

  • Review and discuss items on the regular agenda of November 13, 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

    • Ray Beshirs 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 Bob Watkins

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS – City Secretary Art Camacho

REGULAR AGENDA

  1. Resolution No. R-2017-030-01 – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of Resolution No. R-2017-030-01, tabulating and canvassing the results of the November 7, 2017 Special Election. (A. Camacho)

  2. Oath of Office

    1. Newly Elected Officer – Oath of Office administered to Council Member in Place 3 by City Secretary Art Camacho.

    2. Certificate of Election – Presentation of Certificate of Election by Mayor Averitt.

  3. Minutes – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of the Minutes of the meetings of October 23, 2017. (A. Camacho)

  4. Council Agenda Setting – Consideration and/or action to approve Resolution No. R- 2017-031-01 adopting an agenda setting policy for City Council meetings. (K. Lane)

  5. Revision of Ethics Policy – Consideration and/or action to approve Ordinance No. O- 2017-026-01, amending the ethics policy in regard to prohibition of land sales to current

    or former members of the City Council and the HC EDC, and any of their associated business entities, within a specific period of time – 1st Reading (K. Lane)

  6. Final Plat (P-008-17) – Conduct a public hearing and consider action on the application of Christian Conners on behalf of Keith Paris for approval of a final plat creating Lot 1, Block 1, Haltom Crossing from Green B. Stanley Survey, Abstract 1378 and J. M. Robinson Survey, Abstract 1346, located in the “C-2” Commercial District, containing approximately 4.783 acres, and locally known as 5000 NE Loop 820. (G. Batchelor)

  7. Final Plat (P-10-17) – Conduct a public hearing and consider action on the application of Larry D. Weatherley on behalf of Manual Antonio Guevara for approval of a final plat creating Lots 1 and 2, Block 1, Guevara’s Subdivision from Thomas Akers Survey, Abstract 25, located in the “D” Duplex Residential District, containing approximately

    1.50 acres, and locally known as 2329 and 2333 Thomas Road. (G. Batchelor) 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

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

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

    EXCUSED ABSENCE OF COUNCIL MEMBERS

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

    FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

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

    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 10th DAY OF NOVEMBER, 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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