August 26, 2019 City Council Agenda
- Monday, August 26 2019
- Work Session - 6:00 p.m. | Meeting - 7:00 p.m.
- City Hall (Council Chambers) - 5024 Broadway Ave. | Haltom City, TX 76117
- Information: 817-222-7749
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- Haltom City - City Secretary's Office
August 26, 2019
CALL TO ORDER (General Comments)
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.
Review and discuss items on the Regular Agenda of August 26, 2019
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, selection process for design/construction of Fire Station 3, Board and Commission appointments, HB 2840, and pending litigation and settlement offers for the following cases:
Flynn v. Haltom City EDC
James H. Watson v. City of Haltom City
Joe Williamson v. City of Haltom City
Nicklaus Forrest v. City of Haltom City
John Summers v. City of Haltom City
Skyline Mobile Home Park v. 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 Marian Hilliard ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS – City Secretary Art Camacho PROCLAMATION – “Senior Center Month” – Bobbi Arthur
“Certificate of Recognition” – Family of James (Jimbo) White
PRESENTATIONS – Long-time Employee Service Awards – Toni Beckett
Monthly Financial Report – Review of Monthly Financial Report for July 2019. (S. Foust)
Minutes – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of the Minutes of August 12, 2019 and August 19, 2019. (A. Camacho)
Signatories – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of Resolution No. R-2019-018-03 designating the authorized signatories for all City financial transactions. (S. Foust)
Proposed FY2020 Budget – Conduct a public hearing and consideration and/or action regarding approval of Ordinance No. O-2019-019-03 adopting the proposed FY2020 budget. 1st Reading (S. Foust)
Proposed FY2020 Tax Rate – Conduct a public hearing (second) and consideration and/or action regarding approval of Ordinance No. O-2019-020-03 adopting the FY2020 Proposed Tax Rate. 1st Reading (S. Foust)
(P-002-19) Preliminary Plat - Conduct a public hearing and consider action on the application of Susie Lim for the Final Plat of Lot 1, Block 1 of the Lim Addition located in the “C-3” Commercial District, containing approximately 0.413 acres of land, locally known as 4527 East Belknap Street. (G. Batchelor)
(P-002-19) Final Plat - Conduct a public hearing and consider action on the application of Susie Lim for the Final Plat of Lot 1, Block 1 of the Lim Addition located in the “C-3” Commercial District, containing approximately 0.413 acres of land, locally known as 4527 East Belknap Street. (G. Batchelor)
Ordinance No. O-2019-021-15 (Z-005-19) – Conduct a public hearing and consider action on the application of Tommy Cunningham for a zoning change request from “C-2” Commercial to “C-3” Commercial District located on an approximately 0.6639 acre tract of land situated in the Parkdale Gardens Addition, Lot 1R, Block 16, Tarrant County, Texas and locally known as 2240 Carson Street – 1st Reading (G. Batchelor)
Ordinance No. O-2019-022-15 (CU-004-19) – Conduct a public hearing and consider action on the application of Tommy Cunningham for a conditional use permit to allow for a contractor’s office (w/shop and garage) located on an approximately 0.6639 acre tract of land situated in the Parkdale Gardens Addition, Lot 1R, Block 16, Tarrant County, Texas and locally known as 2240 Carson Street. – 1st Reading (G. Batchelor)
Audit Committee Appointments – Consideration and/or action regarding nominating and appointing members to the Audit Committee. (Mayor Truong)
Ordinance No. O-2019-023-01 – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of Ordinance No. O-2019-023-01 amending the requirements for presentations by citizens during City Council meetings in accordance with HB 2840 – 1st Reading. (A. Camacho)
Board/Commission Ord. Amendment – Consideration and/or action approving Ordinance No. O-2019-018-01 amending the Board/Commission ordinance – 1st Reading (A. Camacho)
CITY STAFF REPORTS
Staff Report to Council/citizens from inquiries from Visitor/Citizen Forum.
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.
I, DONNA PLISKA, ASSISTANT 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 23rd DAY OF AUGUST 2019, 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.
DONNA PLISKA, ASSISTANT 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 , 2019.
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