City of
HALTOM CITY

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

August 13, 2018 City Council Agenda

AGENDA

HALTOM CITY COUNCIL MEETING

August 13, 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 on proposed budget for FY2018-19.

  • Review and discuss items on the regular agenda of August 13, 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, code of ethics and conflicts of interest, city charter limitations, dissolution/restructuring of the Haltom City EDC, selection process for design/construction of Fire Station 3, external investigation concerning the Fire Department, 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, 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 Bob Watkins

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS – City Secretary Art Camacho

PROCLAMATION – HC Girls Softball Teams – USSSA World Series Champions

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.

    REGULAR AGENDA

  2. Minutes – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of the Minutes of the meeting of July 9, 2018 Meeting, July 16, 2018 Joint Meeting, July 23, 2018 Meeting, July 30, 2018 Special- Budget Meeting. (A. Camacho)

  3. Property Tax Rate – Conduct a public hearing and consideration and/or action on a Record Vote for setting the Preliminary Tax Rate for the FY2019 budget. (J. Fung)

  4. CCPD Budget - Conduct a public hearing on the FY2019 Proposed budget and subsequent to the public hearing approve the FY2019 CCPD budget. (J. Fung)

  5. Ordinance No. O-2018-026-03 – Issuance of GO Bonds 2018 – Consideration and/or action to approve the issuance of “City of Haltom City, Texas General Obligation Bonds, Series 2018”

    - First and Only Reading (J. Fung)

  6. Ordinance No. O-2018-023-15 (CU-006-18) – Consideration and/or action on the application of Mohammed Thabata for approval of a Conditional Use Permit for tire and battery sales store uses and auto dealer – new and used in the “M-2” Heavy Industrial District located on Lot AR1, Block 1 of the ADCO Subdivision, being approximately 0.3333 acres on the west side of Denton Highway, locally known as 5711 Denton Highway. 1st Reading (G. Batchelor)

  7. Mutual Aid Agreements – Consideration and/or action regarding the approval of Resolution No. R-2018-007-05 - agreements for mutual aid fire protection and emergency medical services and Tarrant County Arson mutual aid agreement (P. Bynum)

  8. Charter Review Committee – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of Resolution No. R-2018-008-01 – establishing a Charter Review Committee.

  9. Termination of EDC – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of Resolution No. R- 2018-012-01 - terminating the Haltom City Economic Development Corporation. (K. Lane)

    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

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

    BOARDS/COMMISSIONS/COMMITTEES

  11. Resignations of Board/Commissions/Committee 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 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 AUGUST, 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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