City of
HALTOM CITY

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

May 21, 2018 City Council Minutes

MINUTES

HALTOM CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL JOINT MEETING

HALTOM CITY PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD AND VETERANS MEMORIAL COMMITTEE

HALTOM CITY NORTHEAST CENTER - 3201 FRIENDLY LANE

MAY 21, 2018

A Special Joint Meeting with the City Council, the Parks and Recreation Board and the Veterans Memorial Committee was held by the City of Haltom City, Texas, on May 21, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at the Haltom City Northeast Center, 3201 Friendly Lane, Haltom City, Texas, with the following members present, to-wit:

Mayor David Averitt Mayor Pro-Tem Dr. An Truong

Council Place 1 Jeannine Nunn Council Place 2 Walter Grow Council Place 3 Linda Thompson Council Place 4 Brent Weast Council Place 5 Bob Watkins Council Place 6 Ricky Brown

Parks and Recreation Board Members: Dana Coffman, Chair; Cody Gambill, Vice Chair; Board Members Don Cooper, Penny Clowers, Don LeMaster, Cheri Crum and Harold Fowler. Board Member Troy Dunn was absent.

Veterans Memorial Committee: Steve Chapman, Layla Caraway, James White, and Don LeMaster.

Staff Present: Keith Lane, City Manager; Rex Phelps, Assistant City Manager; Art Camacho, City Secretary, and Christi Pruitt, Parks and Recreation Director,

CALL TO ORDER

Both Mayor Averitt, Parks Chair Coffman, and Veterans Memorial Member Chapman called the Joint Meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. and gave a roll call for the Council, Parks and Recreation Board, and Veterans Memorial Committee members to be counted present.

  1. City Council General Discussion on the long range vision of Haltom Road Park – Parks and Recreation Director Christi Pruitt provided a printout of the planning of the Haltom Road Park in conjunction with the Veterans Memorial.

    A discussion was held regarding the following items:

    1. Parking lot dedication by Friendly Baptist Church and “Walk of Freedom”.

    2. Funding mechanisms – grants, donations, and possible corporate sponsors.

    3. Traffic entrance and all access for handicapped children and adults.

    4. Shared vision of the facilities for future planning.

    5. Increase maintenance staff and develop master plan with consultant firm.

    6. Schedule another joint meeting for park design and ideas on June 18, 2018.

    7. Move for recommendations on master plan at the June 11, 2018 Council meeting. Mayor Averitt, Chair Coffman and Member Chapman all closed the meeting at 7:17 p.m.

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED BY: APPROVED BY:

Art Camacho, City Secretary David Averitt, Mayor