July 9, 2018 City Council Agenda
HALTOM CITY COUNCIL MEETING
July 9, 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 – Need for possible Charter Review Committee/Election.
Discussion – Denton Hwy 377 Drainage Channels
Review and discuss items on the regular agenda of July 9, 2018.
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, NEO playing fields property, and pending litigation and settlement offers for the following cases:
Flynn v. Haltom City EDC
James H. Watson v. City of Haltom City
Ray Beshirs v. City of Haltom City
Nicklaus Forrest 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 including NEO playing fields 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
PRESENTATIONS – 2018 Haltom City Fine Arts Scholarship winners (J. Orebaugh)
Minutes – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of the Minutes of the meeting of June 25, 2018 Regular Meeting and the June 28, 2018 Budget Meeting. (A. Camacho)
Ordinance No. O-2018-021-15 – Junk Vehicle – Consideration and/or action to approve Ordinance No. O-2018-021-15, amending the regulations of junked vehicles to reflect changes to Chapter 683, Subchapter E of the Texas Transportation Code, and updating definitions within the ordinance. – 2nd Reading (C. Phillips)
Ordinance No. O-2018-022-01 - High Grass – Consideration and/or action to approve Ordinance No. O-2018-022-01, amending Ordinance O-98-044-01 to reflect the adopted fee schedule, update procedures in abating violations of the ordinance to conform with current standards, update ordinance definitions, and provide exemptions. – 2nd Reading (C. Phillips)
T-Mobile Lease Amendment – Consideration and/or action to authorize the City Manager to execute a lease amendment with T-Mobile for the Loop 820 Tower Lease at 4849 NE Loop 820. (R. Phelps)
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
Discussion on items to be placed on future agendas.
Resignations of Board/Commissions/Committee Members – Consider approval of the resignations of Board/Commission/Committee Members.
Appointment/Reappointment to Boards/Commissions/Committees – Consider approval regarding appointments to Boards/Commissions/Committees.
EXCUSED ABSENCE OF COUNCIL MEMBERS
Attendance Requirements – Consideration regarding excused absences of Council Members according to Article III, Sec. 3.07 (a). Attendance Requirements of the Haltom City Charter.
See Posting on Page One (1) of Agenda. RECONVENE TO REGULAR SESSION
Take any action deemed necessary as a result of the Executive Session, including the purchase of property at 5216 Denton Highway.
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 6th DAY OF JULY, 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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