May 11, 2020 City Council Agenda
- Monday, May 11 2020
- 6:00 p.m.
- remote video conference
- Information: 817-222-7749
- Streamed live:
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HALTOM CITY COUNCIL MEETING
May 11, 2020
The Meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the Work Session. At the conclusion of the Work Session the Council will proceed into the Regular Session.
This Council Meeting will be conducted through videoconferencing network due to the COVID 19 health and safety regulations. Participation by Council and City Staff will occur remotely in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act or pursuant to the Action issued by the Governor of Texas on March 16, 2020. This Meeting can be viewed on the city website on the following link: hctx.gov/cc-live and also Spectrum Cable Channel 190. No citizen will be allowed in the City Hall building because of the COVID 19 health and safety regulations. However, citizens may comment on the Public Hearing by calling the City Secretary’s Office at 817-222-7749 at the time when the item is discussed and can also email their comments on the other agenda items to the City Secretary to have them read prior to the discussion of the item. The email address is: and the deadline is 3:00 p.m. Monday, May 11, 2020.
WORK SESSION 6:00 P.M.
CALL TO ORDER (General Comments)
Review and discuss items on the Regular Agenda of May 11, 2020
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 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, appointment and role of board of adjustment, legal impact of COVID-19, possible amended election ballot and date, authority to ease open meetings act, and pending litigation and settlement offers for the following cases:
Flynn v. Haltom City EDC
Joe Williamson v. City of Haltom City
Nicklaus Forrest 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 – To Begin at the Conclusion of the Work Session CALL TO ORDER
INVOCATION/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Council Member Brent Weast
ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS – City Secretary Art Camacho
On Agenda Items #3, #4, #5, #6 and #10 , citizens who wish to comment on the Public Hearing may address the Council by calling the City Secretary’s Office at 817-222-7749.
Resolution No. R-2020-018-01 – Consideration and/or action to approve Resolution No. R-2020- 018-01 by the City Council of the City of Haltom City, Texas authorizing and approving publication of Notice of Intention to Issue Certificates of Obligation; complying with the requirements contained in Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 15c2-12; and providing an effective date. (S. Foust)
Minutes – Consideration and/or action to approve the Minutes of April 27, 2020. (A. Camacho)
Ordinance No. O-2020-012-15 – Conduct a Public Hearing and consideration and/or action to approve Ordinance No. O-2020-012-15 amending Ordinance No. O-2002-032-15, Section 35 “Board of Adjustment” to increase the number of alternate members and require mandatory attendance – 2nd Reading (G. Batchelor)
Standards of Care – Conduct a Public Hearing and consideration and/or action to approve Ordinance No. O-2020-011-10 establishing standards of care for the recreation programs for elementary school age children operated by the City - 2nd Reading (C. Pruitt)
Ethics Commission Ordinance – Conduct a Public Hearing and consideration and/or action to approve Ordinance No. O-2020-010-01 for the Haltom City Ethics Commission and appointments. – 2nd Reading (R. Phelps)
Ordinance No. O-2020-013-01 – Conduct a Public Hearing and consideration and/or action to amend Chapter 26, Emergency Management, to provide penalties for violations of the City’s Emergency Management Plan and Disaster Declarations – 2nd Reading. (C. Phillips)
CITY STAFF REPORTS
Staff Reports – Budget Considerations Due to COVID 19
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.
Removal of Member from Board of Adjustment – Hold public hearing regarding removal of member unable to attend meetings.
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, 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 8th DAY OF MAY, 2020, 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 , 2020.