Thursday, March 12, 2020

City Council 3-17-2020



      
MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED

MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED


The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, March 17, 2020 in the City Hall Council Chambers at 301 Blue Mound Road at 6:30 P.M. Up to the first thirty minutes of the meeting will be a public work session for staff briefing and Council discussion of agenda items listed below:

1.      Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance / Invocation / Announcements - Mayor Hooks



2.      Citizens Participation (Limit to 3 Minutes – Complete Speakers request form and Submit to City Secretary before start of meeting)


3.   Discuss and consider Ordinance 548 amending the text of the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance to allow automobile, motorcycle and trailer sales, or sales or rental areas as a permitted use in certain areas and require that lot areas for automobile sales or rentals be at least 33,000 square feet.


4.     Discuss and Consider Departmental Monthly Reports for February, 2020

A.  Police calls, arrests, and warrants totals
B.  Fire local and mutual aid calls and training totals
C.  Library visitors, books and materials loaned totals
D.  Community center, visitors, events, and activities totals
E.  Public Works
F.  Municipal Court
G. Code Enforcement

5.       Discuss and Consider Approval of February, 2020 Accounts Payable



6.       Discuss and Consider Approval of February 18, 2020 Meeting Minutes



7.       Adjourn

City Council Meeting 3-17-2020








The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, March 17, 2020 in the City Hall Council Chambers at 301 Blue Mound Road at 6:30 P.M. Up to the first thirty minutes of the meeting will be a public work session for staff briefing and Council discussion of agenda items listed below:

1.     Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance / Invocation / Announcements - Mayor Hooks



2.      Citizens Participation (Limit to 3 Minutes – Complete Speakers request form and Submit to City Secretary before start of meeting)


3.   Discuss and consider Ordinance 548 amending the text of the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance to allow automobile, motorcycle and trailer sales, or sales or rental areas as a permitted use in certain areas and require that lot areas for automobile sales or rentals be at least 33,000 square feet.


4.    Discuss and Consider Departmental Monthly Reports for February, 2019

A.  Police calls, arrests, and warrants totals
B.  Fire local and mutual aid calls and training totals
C.  Library visitors, books and materials loaned totals
D.  Community center, visitors, events, and activities totals
E.  Public Works
F.  Municipal Court
G. Code Enforcement

5.       Discuss and Consider Approval of February, 2020 Accounts Payable



6.       Discuss and Consider Approval of February 18, 2020 Meeting Minutes



7.       Adjourn

Friday, February 14, 2020

2-18-2020 City Council Meeting and Public Hearings










The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in the City Hall Council Chambers at 301 Blue Mound Road at 6:30 P.M. Up to the first thirty minutes of the meeting will be a public work session for staff briefing and Council discussion of agenda items listed below:

1.   Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance / Invocation / Announcements - Mayor Hooks


2.      Citizens Participation (Limit to 3 Minutes – Complete Speakers request form and Submit to City Secretary before start of meeting)


3     Discuss and Consider “Community Development Block Grant” (CDBG) 46th Year Program FY 2020 funds and authorizing the expenditure of funds for overages if needed for a water line project to replace approximately 1,150 linear feet of 2-inch water line with 1,150 linear feet of 6-inch PVC water line with new fittings, water valves, and water services.

A.)         Public Hearing

Public Hearing Open:

Public Hearing Closed:


4.     Discuss and consider Ordinance 548 amending the text of the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance to allow automobile, motorcycle and trailer sales, or sales or rental areas as a permitted use in certain areas and require that lot areas for automobile sales or rentals be at least 33,000 square feet.

A.)         Public Hearing

Public Hearing Open:


Public Hearing Closed:


5.       Kent Sharp, CPA to Present Audit Report for Fiscal Year 2018-2019

6.    Rusty Steele to Present Court Audit for 2019

7.    Discuss and Consider Departmental Monthly Reports for January, 2020

A.  Police calls, arrests, and warrants totals
B.  Fire local and mutual aid calls and training totals
C.  Library visitors, books and materials loaned totals
D.  Community center, visitors, events, and activities totals
E.  Public Works
F. Municipal Court
G. Code Enforcement

8.       Discuss and Consider Approval of January, 2020 Accounts Payable

9.       Discuss and Consider Approval of January 21, 2020 Meeting Minutes

10.   Adjourn



Note: The City Council reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above, as authorized by the Texas Government Code, Section 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney), 551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property), 551.073 (Deliberations about Gifts and Donations), 551.074 (Personnel Matters), 551.076 (Deliberations about Security Devices) and 551.087 (Economic Development).


CERTIFICATION


I hereby certify that the above agenda was posted on City Hall Bulletin Board by Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:00 P.M.


____________________________________              
Donna Savage – City Secretary

This facility is wheelchair accessible and accessible parking space is available. Request for accommodations or interpretive services must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting.  Please contact the City Secretary’s Office 817-232-0663 for further assistance.





Thursday, January 30, 2020

Public Hearing 2-18-2020







NOTICE OF BLUE MOUND PUBLIC HEARING


The Blue Mound City Council will hold a public hearing on February 18, 2020 at 6:30p.m. at 301 Blue Mound Road, to discuss the following ordinance provisions which would amend the City’s Zoning Ordinance if approved:

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BLUE MOUND, TEXAS AMENDING THE TEXT OF THE COMPREHENSIVE ZONING ORDINANCE, EXHIBIT A TO CHAPTER 14, “ZONING” OF THE BLUE MOUND CODE OF ORDINANCES; BY AMENDING SECTION 10, “E” COMMERCIAL DISTRICT, TO ALLOW AUTOMOBILE, MOTORCYCLE AND TRAILER SALES, OR SALES OR RENTAL AREAS AS A PERMITTED USE AND REQUIRE THAT LOT AREAS FOR AUTOMOBILE SALES OR RENTALS ARE AT LEAST 33,000 SQUARE FEET; BY AMENDING SECTION 12, “F” COMMERCIAL DISTRICT, TO REQUIRE A MINIMUM SIZE OF 33,000 SQUARE FEET FOR AUTOMOBILE SALE OR RENTAL AREAS; PROVIDING THAT THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE CUMULATIVE OF ALL ORDINANCES; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING A PENALTY FOR VIOLATION; PROVIDING FOR PUBLICATION; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

All interested parties are encouraged to attend and let your opinions be heard.


Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Public Hearing 2-18-2020









NOTICE OF BLUE MOUND PUBLIC HEARING

A Special Called Public Hearing will be held 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in the City of Blue Mound Council Chambers, 301 Blue Mound Road, to discuss and consider Community Development Block Grant 46th year – Program Year 2020, replacing approximately 1,150 linear feet of 2-inch water line with approximately 1,150 linear feet of 6-inch water line with new fittings, water valves and water services, from a 6-inch water line in Blue Mound Road to a 6-inch water line in Waggoman Street. Water line will be placed within the right-of-way of Fagan Drive, along the north side of the road, from Blue Mound Road to Waggoman Road. Existing water meters will remain.

Alan Hooks, Mayor





Thursday, January 16, 2020

1-21-2020 City Council Meeting










The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, January 21, 2019 in the City Hall Council Chambers at 301 Blue Mound Road at 6:30 P.M. Up to the First Thirty Minutes of the Meeting will be a Public Work Session for Staff Briefing and Council Discussion of Agenda Items Listed Below:

1.    Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance / Invocation / Announcements - Mayor Hooks

2.       Citizens Participation (Limit to 3 Minutes – Complete Speakers request form and Submit to City Secretary before start of meeting)

3.    Discuss and consider an ordinance requested by Judge Knapp to amend the Code of Ordinances governing animal control increasing the Penalty and Fees for Violations from $200.00 to $500.00 a Day

4.       Kent Sharp, CPA to Present Audit Report for Fiscal Year 2018-2019

5.    Rusty Steele to Present Court Audit for 2019

6.    Discuss and Consider Starting a “Go Fund Me Page” to Raise Money for a New Police Department, Fire Department and City Hall with a Library

7.    Discuss and consider Resolution 20-01 Adopting the Tarrant County Hazard Mitigation Action Plan

8.       Discuss and Consider Resolution 20-02 amending the Employee Handbook concerning  Family Medical Leave Act provisions  

9.    Discuss and Consider Departmental Monthly Reports for November and December, 2019

A.  Police calls, arrests, and warrants totals
B.  Fire - local and mutual aid calls and training totals
C.  Municipal Court and Animal Control
D .  Library - visitors, books and materials loaned totals
E.  Community center - visitors, events, and activities totals
F.   Public Works 
G.  Code Enforcement

10.     Discuss and Consider Approval of November and December, 2019 Accounts Payable
    
11.    Discuss and Consider Approval of November 19, 2019 Meeting Minutes

12.    Adjourn


Note: The City Council reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above, as authorized by the Texas Government Code, Section 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney), 551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property), 551.073 (Deliberations about Gifts and Donations), 551.074 (Personnel Matters), 551.076 (Deliberations about Security Devices) and 551.087 (Economic Development).


CERTIFICATION


I hereby certify that the above agenda was posted on City Hall Bulletin Board by Friday, January 17, 2020 at 5:00 P.M.


____________________________________              
Donna Savage – City Secretary

This facility is wheelchair accessible and accessible parking space is available. Request for accommodations or interpretive services must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting.  Please contact the City Secretary’s Office 817-232-0663 for further assistance.





Saturday, November 16, 2019











The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, November 19, 2019 in the City Hall Council Chambers at 301 Blue Mound Road at 6:30 P.M. Up to the First Thirty Minutes of the Meeting will be a Public Work Session for Staff Briefing and Council Discussion of Agenda Items Listed Below:



1.    Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance / Invocation / Announcements - Mayor Hooks



2.       Citizens Participation (Limit to 3 Minutes – Complete Speakers request form and Submit to City Secretary before start of meeting)



3.    Citizens Participation by Dave King to Request that the Variance for Detached Dwelling be Denied and Dwelling be Dismantled or Moved



4.    Discuss and Consider Contract with Lee Williams, PE. From HALFF Engineering



5.    Discuss and Consider Contract with McCreary Veselka, Bragg and Allen, “MVBA”, to Collect Delinquent Municipal Court Fines and Fees



6.    Discuss and Consider Departmental Monthly Reports for October, 2019



A.  Police calls, arrests, and warrants totals

B.  Fire - local and mutual aid calls and training totals

C.  Municipal Court and Animal Control

D .  Library - visitors, books and materials loaned totals

E.  Community center - visitors, events, and activities totals

F.  Public Works 

G. Code Enforcement



7.    Discuss and Consider Approval of October, 2019 Accounts Payable



8.    Discuss and Consider Purchase of (8) Fire Air-Pak X3 Replacements



9.    Discuss and Consider iwerk-Texas Software Solutions and Updates the City Needs to be Compliant with State Regulations



10.   Discuss and Consider the Purchase of Tyler’s Incode Software, Services and Support. Presentation by Kirk Cunningham



11.   Discuss and Consider Financial Agreement with Government Capital for the Purchase of Incode and Updates for Software, Services and Support, and Purchase of 8 Fire Air-Pak X3 Pro, in the Amount of $262.000 to be Paid Over a Four or Five Year Period



12.   Discuss and Consider to Adopt Resolution 19-09 Regarding a Financing Agreement for The Purpose of Procuring Software and Hardware



13.   Discuss and Consider Approval of a Resolution Regarding the City’s Vote(s) for Members of the Board of the Tarrant Appraisal District



14.  Discuss and Consider to Adopt Ordinance NO. 544 Appointing Dusty Steele as Chief of Police. Oath of Office to Newly Appointed Chief, Administered by Mayor Hooks 



15.   Discuss and Consider Approval to Cancel the December 17, 2019 Council Meeting



16.   Discuss and Consider Parking Ordinance NO. 545 an Ordinance City Council of Blue     Mound, Texas Amending Article 12.04 “Parking”, of Chapter 12, “Traffic and Vehicles,” of the Code of Ordinances, City of Blue Mound, Texas; Providing for Regulations of Parking Within the City Limits; Providing A Cumulative Clause; Providing A Severability Clause; Providing A Penalty for Violation; Providing a Savings Clause; Providing for Publication; and Providing an Effective Date.



17.    Discuss and Consider Approval of October 15, 2019 Meeting Minutes



18.    Adjourn



Note: The City Council reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above, as authorized by the Texas Government Code, Section 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney), 551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property), 551.073 (Deliberations about Gifts and Donations), 551.074 (Personnel Matters), 551.076 (Deliberations about Security Devices) and 551.087 (Economic Development).





CERTIFICATION





I hereby certify that the above agenda was posted on City Hall Bulletin Board by Friday, November 15, 2019 at 5:00 P.M.





____________________________________              

Donna Savage – City Secretary



This facility is wheelchair accessible and accessible parking space is available. Request for accommodations or interpretive services must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting.  Please contact the City Secretary’s Office 817-232-0663 for further assistance.