August 31, 2018 City Council Minutes
HALTOM CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL BUDGET MEETING
CITY HALL, 5024 BROADWAY AVENUE
August 31, 2018
A Special Budget Meeting was held by the City Council of the City of Haltom City, Texas, on August 31, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 5024 Broadway Avenue, Haltom City, Texas, with the following members present:
Mayor Pro Tem Dr. An Truong Council Place 1 Jeannine Nunn
Council Place 2 Walter Grow Council Place 3 Lin Thompson
Council Place 4 Brent Weast Council Place 5 Bob Watkins Council Place 6 Ricky Brown
Mayor David Averitt was absent.
Staff Present: Keith Lane, City Manager; Rex Phelps, Assistant City Manager; Art Camacho, City Secretary; Jennifer Fung, Finance Director, Cody Phillips, Police Chief, Christi Pruitt, Parks and Recreation Director; Toni Beckett, Human Resources and Risk Management Director, and Greg Van Nieuwenhuize, Public Works Director.
CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Pro Tem Truong called the meeting to order at 6:06 p.m.
1. Discussion on proposed budget for FY 2018-19.
City Manager Keith Lane presented a PowerPoint on the effective tax rate and the decision package for the FY2019 budget. Finance Director Jennifer Fung presented a PowerPoint illustrating the financial data comparison of the $0.653/$100 property tax rate that was voted on at the August 27, 2018 Council meeting with previous tax rates and projected fund balances. A discussion was held on adopting both the budget and tax ordinances and the Council’s in-depth review of the budget as conducted in previous years.
Mayor Pro Tem Truong adjourned the meeting at 6:32 p.m.
RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED BY: APPROVED BY:
Art Camacho, City Secretary David Averitt, Mayor