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August 24, 2020 City Council Agenda

Monday, Aug 24 2020
6:00 p.m.
City Hall (Council Chambers) - 5024 Broadway Ave. | Haltom City, TX 76117
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AGENDA

HALTOM CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Haltom City Hall – 5024 Broadway Avenue, Haltom City, Texas 76117

August 24, 2020 –Regular Meeting‌‌‌

 

WORK SESSION - 6:00 P.M.

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. It is anticipated that a quorum of the City Council will be present at city hall for this meeting. However, participation by Council Members and City Staff may 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. Citizens will be allowed to attend this meeting in person. This meeting can be viewed on the city website on the following link: hctx.gov/cc-live and also Spectrum Cable Channel 190. Citizens may also comment at the Public Hearings 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, August 24, 2020.

CALL TO ORDER (General Comments)

  • Review and discuss items on the Regular Agenda of August 24, 2020

    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 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, legal impact of COVID-19, regulation of alcoholic beverages, 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, including city buildings.

REGULAR SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

INVOCATION/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Mayor Pro Tem Walter Grow

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS – City Secretary Art Camacho

CONSENT AGENDA

  1. Minutes – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of the Minutes of August 10, 2020. (A. Camacho)

  2. MetrOPAC Library Services – Consideration and/or action authorizing the City Manager to execute a one-year renewal of an interlocal agreement with the City of Fort Worth to participate in the Metropolitan Online Public Access Catalog (MetrOPAC). (L. Smith)

  3. Signatories – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of Resolution No. R-2020-022-03 designating the authorized signatories for all City financial transactions. (S. Foust)

  4. Investment Policy – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of Resolution No. R-2020- 023-03 adopting a revised investment policy. (S. Foust)

    REGULAR AGENDA

  5. Proposed FY2021 Budget – Conduct a public hearing and consideration and/or action regarding approval of Ordinance No. O-2020-028-03 adopting the FY2021 budget. 1st Reading (S. Foust)

  6. Proposed FY2021 Tax Rate – Conduct a public hearing and consideration and/or action regarding approval of Ordinance No. O-2020-029-03 adopting the FY2021 Tax Rate. 1st Reading (S. Foust)

  7. Fee Schedule – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of Resolution No. R-2020-024- 03 amending the fee schedule. (S. Foust)

    CITY STAFF REPORTS

  8. Staff Reports

    FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

  9. Discussion of items to be placed on future agendas.

    BOARDS/COMMISSIONS/COMMITTEES

  10. Resignations of Board/Commissions/Committee Members – Consider approval of the resignations of Board/Commission/Committee Members.

  11. Appointment/Reappointment to Boards/Commissions/Committees – Consider approval regarding appointments to Boards/Commissions/Committees.

    EXCUSED ABSENCE OF COUNCIL MEMBERS

  12. Attendance Requirements – Consideration regarding excused absences of Council Members according to Article III, Sec. 3.07 (a). Attendance Requirements of the Haltom City Charter.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

See Posting on Page One (1) of Agenda.

RECONVENE TO REGULAR SESSION

Take any action deemed necessary as a result of the Executive Session.

ADJOURNMENT

CERTIFICATION

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 21st DAY OF AUGUST, 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.

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