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HALTOM CITY

5024 Broadway Ave.
Haltom City, TX  76117
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April 8, 2019 City Council Minutes

April 8, 2019
7:00 p.m.
City Hall (Council Chambers) - 5024 Broadway Ave. | Haltom City, TX 76117
Haltom City - City Secretary's Office

MINUTES

HALTOM CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

A Regular Meeting by the City Council of the City of Haltom City, Texas, was held on April 8, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, 5024 Broadway Avenue, Haltom City, Texas, with the following members present:

Mayor David Averitt 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

Staff Present: Keith Lane, City Manager; Rex Phelps, Assistant City Manager; Wayne Olson, City Attorney; Art Camacho, City Secretary; Glenna Batchelor, Planning and Community Development Director; Keith Fisher, City Engineer, and Sidonna Foust, Customer Service Director.

WORKSESSION

CALL TO ORDER - Mayor Averitt called the Worksession to order at 6:03 p.m.

VISITORS/CITIZENS FORUM

  1. Delbert Sanders – Stated he was still dissatisfied from two weeks ago with the results of his efforts to have a utility bill changed from the high payment amount.

    The Worksession ended and Mayor Averitt called for an Executive Session at 6:06 p.m.

    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, selection process for design/construction of Fire Station 3, 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

    • Amer Ozzie 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.

Mayor Averitt closed the Executive Session at 6:48 p.m.

REGULAR MEETING

CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Averitt called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

INVOCATION/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Council Member Ricky Brown gave the Invocation, and led the Pledge of Allegiance and the Texas Flag Pledge.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS – City Secretary Art Camacho read the following:

  • The HC Public Library lists the children, teen, and adult programs on the website.

  • Friends of the HC Public Library will have their annual book sale April 25-28.

  • Friends Helping Friends will host the 3rd annual “Burgers and Bingo” on April 27th.

  • Senior Citizen Center will host a “Baked Potato and Salad Supper” on April 11th.

  • Early Voting will begin April 22nd and continue until April 30th at the NE Center.

  • Rec Center is offering a full day summer camp for ages 6-13 at a cost of $100 per week.

  • Girl’s Summer Volleyball League for ages 9-14 will begin in June for $45 per girl.

  • 8th Annual Mayor’s Cup will be held on Friday, may 10th at Fossil Creek Golf Course.

  • Rec Center announced new hours of operation effective Monday, May 6th.

  • Art in the City will host the Springtime Gallery Event on April 12th at the Library.

  • Refresh BISD will be August 17th from 9:00-12:00 at the Wiley G. Thomas Coliseum.

  • Haltom City Fire/Police Camp will be held July 22nd-26th and the cost is $100.

  • City Hall will be closed on Friday, April 19th in observance of Good Friday.

PROCLAMATIONS

“Child Abuse Prevention Month – Police Chief Cody Phillips presented the proclamation to Shellie McMillon, of Alliance for Children, who thanked Haltom City for their support. “Achievement of Excellence in Libraries” – Assistant City Manager Rex Phelps presented the proclamation to Library Director Lesly Smith and several Library supporters.

CONSENT AGENDA

  1. Minutes – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of March 25, 2019.

  2. Ordinance No. O-2019-010-15 (CU-002-19) - Consideration and/or action regarding the approval of an application of Andy Hickson for approval of a Conditional Use Permit for automobile and light truck repair shop in the M-1 - Industrial District located on Lots 1R being approximately 0.3188 acres, 2R being approximately 0.2766 acre. 3R being approximately 0.2860 acres, Block 1 of the Zulu Addition, locally known as 6423, 6427 and 6431 Midway Road. 2nd Reading.

  3. Ordinance No. O-2019-011-15 (Z-001-19) – Conduct a public hearing and consideration and/or action regarding the approval of an application of David Sellers for a Zoning Change request from C-2 & C-3 - Commercial District to PD - Haltom City Business Park consisting of Six (6) Subdistricts being located at:

  1. Colonial Park Addition-Haltom, Block 1, Lot 1A1 to be rezoned from C-2 – Commercial for a portion being approximately 3.97 acres to Subdistrict 1 – Commercial/Retail/Hotel and a portion being approximately 8.18 acres to Subdistrict 3 – Employment/Light Industrial, locally known as 4100 North East Loop 820.

  2. Colonial Park Addition-Haltom, Block 1, Lot 2A to be rezoned from C-2 Commercial being approximately 13.44 acres to Subdistrict 3 – Employment/Light Industrial, locally known as 5000 Anderson Boulevard.

  3. Colonial Park Addition-Haltom, Block 2, Lot 1 to be rezoned from C-2 Commercial being approximately 11.16 acres to Subdistrict 2 – Employment/Light Industrial, locally known as 4300 North East Loop 820.

  4. Colonial Park Addition-Haltom, Block 2, Lot 2A to be rezoned from C-2 – Commercial for a portion being approximately 5.8 acres to Subdistrict 2 – Employment/Light Industrial and a portion being approximately 3.08 acres to Subdistrict 6 – Office/Commercial, locally known as 5001 Anderson Boulevard.

  5. Colonial Park Addition-Haltom, Block 6, Lot 1R1A to be rezoned from C-2 Commercial being approximately 9.93 acres to Subdistrict 5 – Office/Commercial, locally known as 4901 Anderson Boulevard.

  6. Colonial Park Addition-Haltom, Block 5, Lot 1R1A to be rezoned from C-3 Commercial being approximately 13.82 acres to Subdistrict 4 – Employment/Light Industrial, locally known as 4250 Northern Cross Boulevard. 2nd Reading (G. Batchelor)

Council Member Nunn moved, seconded by Council Member Grow, to approve the Consent Agenda consisting of Agenda Items #1, #2, and $3. The vote was unanimous. Motion carried.

REGULAR AGENDA

  1. Engineering Agreement – Consideration and/or action to approve an Agreement for Engineering Services with Freese and Nichols, Inc. for Water Master Plan and Water/Wastewater Impact Fee Update. Keith Fisher, City Engineer, presented the agenda item regading the implementing of a master plan, water development and demand for the future, and an engineering agreement with Freese and Nichols, Inc. Council Member Thompson moved, seconded by Council Member Grow, to approve an agreement for engineering services with Freese and Nichols, Inc. for the Water Master Plan and the Water/Wastewater Impact Fee update. The vote was unanimous. Motion carried.

    Prior to the next agenda item, Council Member Ricky Brown recused himself from voting due to a conflict of interest at 7:20 p.m.

  2. Resolution No. R-2019-009-11 – Recommendation of Award – Consideration and/or action to recommend that Tarrant County award the City’s 44th Year CDBG Project (Oak Knoll and McNutt Water Line Replacement) to Gra-Tex Utilities. City Engineer Keith Fisher presented the agenda item and a discussion was held regarding the size of the lines being replaced with 8” lines. Mayor Pro Tem Truong moved, seconded by Council Member Grow, to approve Resolution No. R-2019-009-11 – contract to Gra-Tex Utilities. The vote was unanimous. Motion carried.

    Council Member Ricky Brown returned to the Council dais at 7:25 p.m.

  3. CITY STAFF REPORTS – No staff report was given.

  4. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS – No future agenda items were presented by the Council or Staff.

  5. Resignations of Board/Commissions/Committee Members – Consider approval of the resignations of Board/Commission/Committee Members. Mayor Averitt presented the resignation of Bob Presley from the Beautification Board. The resignation was approved unanimously.

  6. Appointment/Reappointment to Boards/Commissions/Committees – Consider approval regarding appointments to Boards/Commissions/Committees. Council Member Nunn appointed James White to the Planning and Zoning Commission. The appointment was unanimously approved.

    EXCUSED ABSENCE OF COUNCIL MEMBERS

  7. Attendance Requirements – Consideration regarding excused absences of Council Members according to Article III, Sec. 3.07 (a). There were no absences

EXECUTIVE SESSION

There was no Executive Session.

ADJOURNMENT

Mayor Averitt adjourned the meeting at 7:27 p.m. RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED BY: APPROVED BY:

Art Camacho, City Secretary David Averitt, Mayor