5024 Broadway Ave.
Haltom City, TX  76117
817-222-7700

Utility customers recently received or may be receiving a notice outlining billing changes from Progressive / Waste Connections. Residential customers are asked to please disregard the aforementioned letter, as it was sent in error by the trash company. Your trash collection or refuse bill will still be calculated in your monthly water bills.

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The City Council recently approved a $2.50 convenience fee for all credit/debit card payments for all City departments that take credit cards, effective March 16, 2017. This applies to all credit & debit card payments for water/sewer bills, municipal court fees, permit fees, library, recreation and all other payments.

The reason for adding the fee is to recoup the payment card interchange fees imposed by credit card processing companies. For FY2016, Haltom City paid approximately $150,000 for payment interchange fees.


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May 6, 2017 Election

A General Election has been called to elect Haltom City Council Places 1, 2, 7 and Mayor for a two…
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'17 HC Fine Arts Student Scholarship

For the first time, Haltom City will be awarding three 2017 graduating seniors who are or have been…
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2017 Photo Contest Winners

Judges have studied the 141 entries in the 2017 Images of Haltom City Photo Contest and have…
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Mayor's Cup Golf Tourney - May 5

Get your teams ready for a great day of golf for a great cause by participating in our 6th Annual…
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Veterans Memorial Park Fund

Haltom City and the Veterans Memorial Committee would like to thank Randy Haefli & Component…
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'17 Super Kids Summer Camp

Join us for our 2017 Super Kids Summer Camp, filled with sports, crafts, spraygrounds, field trips…
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New Textile Recycling Service

The City of Haltom City is now offering an exciting new service which will allow residents to…

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Citizen Survey Results

In 2016, Haltom City coordinated with the Institute of Urban Studies in the College of…
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Senior Center 40th Anniv. - May 16

Join us at the Haltom City Senior Center on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. for their 40th…
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Veterans Memorial Site Dedication

The City of Haltom City honored our country’s heroes on Veterans Day on November 11, 2016. The…
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Rec Center Seeks Class Instructors

The Haltom City Parks & Recreation Department is looking for instructors of new classes that can be…
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KHCB Business of 1Q - Starbucks

Representatives from Keep Haltom City Beautiful and the city of Haltom City joined Mayor Pro-Tem…
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MedStar Saver Membership

Medstar Saver membership is available to anyone who lives or works in the MedStar service area. For…
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Volunteer for Sr. Transportation Service

Volunteer drivers are needed for the new social transportation program, Friends Helping Friends.…
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Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County

Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County just recently opened a new facility here in Haltom City, located…

Nov 3 Special Election Results

haltom city november 3 2015 special electionA Special Election to amend the City Charter of the City of Haltom City was held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. All of the propositions passed. Voting results are noted below.

Proposition No. 1 - Administration
Passed - YES 698 NO 184

Shall Sections 2.03, 9.01 9.02 and 9.05 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide for the city council to appoint and remove the city secretary but not assistant city secretaries; to authorize the city manager to establish administrative departments and distribute the work of divisions; to require the city council to review the city attorney’s performance every three years; and to delete language redundant of state law regarding regulation of vehicles for hire?

Proposition No. 2 – Council Compensation
Passed - YES 507 NO 372

Shall Section 3.05 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide compensation for each regular and special city council meeting of $25.00 for city council members and $50.00 for the mayor?

Proposition No. 3 – City Council Absence
Passed - YES 739 NO 132

Shall Section 3.07a of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that the mayor and council members forfeit their office if they have three unexcused absences per term?

Proposition 4 – City Council Financial Conflict
passed - YES 752 NO 125

Shall Sections 3.02 and 4.03 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that financial conflicts of interest and public office qualifications for the mayor and city council members shall be governed by state law?

Proposition No. 5 - Council Candidate Identification
Passed - YES 807 NO 62

Elections Shall Section 4.03 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to require that an application for elective office must be submitted with two forms of identification that reflect the address on the application, and to amend Section 4.07 to provide that the election shall be conducted and canvassed in accordance with state law?

Proposition No. 6 - Council Recall
Passed - YES 749 NO 121

Shall Sections 6.01, 6.02 and 6.06 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to allow for an election to remove elected officials on the grounds of incompetency, misconduct or malfeasance in office if a petition is signed by qualified voters equal to 33% of the number of votes cast in the last regular election of the city and to allow an official whose removal is sought to request a public hearing?

Proposition 7 – Jurisdiction
Passed - YES 773 NO 92

Shall the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended by adding Section 10.10, clarifying which courts have jurisdiction over matters relating to Haltom City?

Proposition No. 8 – Civil Service Credit Points
Passed - YES 669 NO 186

Shall Sections 11.11, 11.22 and 11.25 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to clarify the licensing and certification requirements for peace officers and sworn positions with the fire department; to remove credit points for performance evaluations from the promotional exam grade for civil service employees; and to clarify the length of time the commission retains the eligibility list for promotional examinations?

Proposition 9 – Civil Service Amend Agreement
Passed - YES 637 NO 220

Shall Section 11.36 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that the civil service provisions in Article XI of the Charter may be amended by agreement of the city council, city manager and a majority of the sworn employees of the police or fire departments?

Proposition 10 - Corrections
Passed - YES 730 NO 130

Shall the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to make non-substantive, grammatical and textual corrections throughout the Charter?

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Book Sale - Apr 27-30

haltom city public library lobbyThe Haltom City Library will be hosting their Friends of the HCPL Annual Book Sale April 27-30, 2017. Both new and used books will be available. Donations of gently used books, DVDs, magazines are being accepted.

Cash or credit card (Master Card, Visa or Discover) will be accepted. Volunteers are always needed to help sort and organize April 24 through 26. Call 817-222-7790 for more information.

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Super Science Saturdays - May 6

haltom city library super science saturdaysThe first Saturday of each month, from 9 - 10:00 a.m., we explore different scientific concepts at the HCPL. There are hands-on activities appropriate for ages 6 – 12. It’s free and there is no registration. The topic on May 6. 2017 will be Geology!

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"Sing-Along Afternoon" - May 8

haltom city sing along afternoon may 8 2017The Haltom City Public Library and the Haltom Senior Center present a "Sing-Along Afternoon". Join us to watch a musical and sing along to The Music Man. The musical will be presented on May 8, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the library, located at 4809 Haltom Rd.

Free popcorn and lyrics sheets will be provided. For more information contact the Library at 817-222-7786.

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HCPL's Teen Advisory Board

haltom city library teen advisory boardThe Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a new program geared specifically towards teen patrons. TAB is a meeting of teenage patrons once a month to discuss future teen programs here at the Haltom City Public Library. The purpose of TAB is to allow teenage patrons an opportunity to voice their opinions about how they feel teen programs are going and make suggestions to improve the programs.

For the time being we request only high school student to participate in TAB...middle school students will be invited to attend in the future. Teen patrons who participate can earn a community service hour and enjoy a snack. We meet the last Wednesday of each month from 4 - 5:00 p.m. at the library. For more information contact Christina Barton at 817-576-0115.

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Parks & Rec News/Events

'17 Super Kids Summer Camp

2017 haltom city super kids summer campJoin us for our 2017 Super Kids Summer Camp, filled with sports, crafts, spraygrounds, field trips and more. For ages 6-13, the camp runs during weekdays, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., between June 5th and August 11th. The cost is $100/week, plus a one-time nonrefundable $25 registration fee. Online registration is now available.

 A parent's information packet along with release forms can be downloaded here in PDF format. A Standards of Care form is available here.

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Mayor's Cup Golf Tourney - May 5

haltom city mayors cup golf tournament may 5 2017Get your teams ready for a great day of golf for a great cause by participating in our 6th Annual Mayor's Cup Golf Tournament on May 5, 2017. All proceeds will benefit the Back to School Health Fair and will help us purchase backpacks and school supplies for students in Haltom City.

Two flights are offered:

  • Mayors 4-man scramble (Mayors, City Managers, and Mayoral designee will team up for a chance to win the traveling Mayor’s Cup)
  • Friends 4-man scramble (supporters, sponsors, and friends)

The tournament will take place Friday, May 5th (Cinco de Mayo) at the Golf Club at Fossil Creek with a shotgun start at 2:00 p.m. Cost is $100/person or $300/team and includes green fees, range balls, cart with GPS and fiesta dinner following the tournament. Mulligan packages and raffle tickets will also be sold. Sponsors are still needed, please contact Christi Pruitt at 817-831-6464.

The deadline to sign up is April 28th. A registration form can be downloaded here.

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Veterans Memorial Park Fund

haltom city veterans memorial dedication november 2016Haltom City and the Veterans Memorial Committee would like to thank Randy Haefli & Component Construction Company for their generous donation to the Veterans Memorial Park fund. Component Construction Company of Haltom City was the first business to donate to the fund, which will support the construction and maintenance of the Haltom City Veteran’s Memorial at Haltom Road Park.

Donations can be made through your Haltom City utility bill or by contacting the City Manager’s office. An online form (also embedded below) is available if you would like to donate to this fund or any of the five others listed. A recurring donation (minimum .50) will be deducted monthly from your bill. If you would like to make a one-time donation please contact the City Manager's office.

 

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Rec Center Seeks Class Instructors

Haltom City Parks & RecreationThe Haltom City Parks & Recreation Department is looking for instructors of new classes that can be offered to citizens at the Recreation Center.

Do you have the knowledge and the passion to teach others? Become an instructor at the Haltom Recreation Center and get paid to do what you love. We are currently accepting class and camp proposals for youth and adult activities, including fitness, fine arts, and specialty programs. For more information, contact Heidi Smith at Heidi Smith at 817-831-6710.

If you qualify to instruct such a class or have your own idea for a class please download/read this PDF information sheet and fill out/return the attached form. You may also fill out this online form (also embedded below), but please download and read the PDF instruction sheet before applying via the online form.

If you have any questions, please contact Heidi Smith, Recreation Supervisor, at 817-831-6710 or by email.