Wednesday, November 10, 2021

CITY OF BLUE MOUND REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2021

The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Public Hearing Monday, November 15, 2021 in the City Hall Council Chambers at 301 Blue Mound Road at 7:00 P.M. for the discussion of agenda items listed below:

 

1.      Call to Order/Establish Quorum


2.      Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation


3.   Hold a public hearing and take action regarding participation in the Tarrant County  RFP for the Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus funding through Tarrant County to purchase media equipment, renovation to Building C to expand food bank, rehabilitate metal building located at 301 S Blue Mound Road to convert to a public reading center.    


4.    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 11th, 2021 at 5:00 P.M.

 

 

____________________________________               

Cynthia Daniels – 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.

Monday, November 8, 2021

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

A Special called public hearing will be held 7:00 P.M. on Monday, November 15, 2021 in the City of Blue Mound Council Chambers,    301 S Blue Mound Road, to discuss and consider Community Development Block Grant-Corona Virus available funding through Tarrant County to purchase media equipment, renovation of Building C to expand food bank, rehabilitate metal building located at 301 S Blue Mound Road to convert to a public reading center.

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

CITY OF BLUE MOUND, CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION

The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Budget Work Shop on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2021 at the Meeting Place at 1609 Glenn Drive, Blue Mound, TX 76131 beginning at 6:00 P.M. for the following agenda:

 

1.  Call to Order

 

2.  Roll Call

 

3. Invocation

 

4. Work Session:  The Council will meet with City Staff and other consultants of the City to discuss Coronovirus Local and State Fiscal Recovery Funds and CDBG-CV RFP. No actions will be entertained or taken during the workshop.  

 

5. Adjourn   

CERTIFICATION

 

I hereby certify that the above agenda was posted on City Hall Bulletin Board by Friday, October 29, 2021 at 5 P.M.

 

 

 

____________________________________          

Cynthia Daniels, 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.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

CITY OF BLUE MOUND CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION

The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Budget Workshop on Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021 at the Meeting Place at 1609 Glenn Drive, Blue Mound, TX 76131 beginning at 6:00 P.M. for the following agenda:

 

1.  Call to Order

 

2.  Roll Call

 

3. Invocation

 

4. Work Session:  The Council will meet with City Staff and other consultants of the City to discuss Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds and CDBG-CV RFP. No actions will be entertained or taken during the workshop.  

 

5. Adjourn  

 

CERTIFICATION

 

I hereby certify that the above agenda was posted on City Hall Bulletin Board by Friday, October 29, 2021 at 5 P.M.

 

 

____________________________       

Cynthia Daniels, 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.

CITY OF BLUE MOUND CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION

The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Budget Workshop on Monday, November 1st, 2021 at the Meeting Place at 1609 Glenn Drive, Blue Mound, TX 76131 beginning at 6:00 P.M. for the following agenda:

 

1.  Call to Order

 

2.  Roll Call

 

3. Invocation

 

4. Work Session:  The Council will meet with City Staff and other consultants of the City to discuss FY2020-2021 budget and Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds. No actions will be entertained or taken during the workshop.  

 

5. Adjourn  

 

 

CERTIFICATION

 


I hereby certify that the above agenda was posted on City Hall Bulletin Board by Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 5 P.M.




___________________________

Cynthia Daniels, 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.


Friday, September 10, 2021

CITY OF BLUE MOUND REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING


The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, September 14, 2021 in the City Hall Council Chambers at 301 Blue Mound Road at 6:30 p.m. for the following agenda:

1.      CALL TO ORDER

2.      PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND INVOCATION

3.      ROLL CALL

4.      ANNOUCEMENTS

5.      CITIZEN PARTICIPATION/COMMENTS

The City Council is always pleased to have its citizens attend meetings and welcomes comments during the Citizen Participation/Comments section of the meeting; however, pursuant to the Open Meetings Act, Council cannot deliberate or vote on issues not posted on the agenda.  Therefore, those types of items must be posted 72 hours prior to the City Council meeting.  Pursuant to Section 551.007 of the Texas Government Code, citizens wishing to address the Council for items listed as public hearings will be recognized when the public hearing is opened. If you wish to address the Council for non-public hearing items, speakers are requested to fill out a Speaker Request form and present it to the City Secretary, prior to the presiding officer calling the meeting to order. Comments will be limited to three (3) minutes per speaker.

6.      DISCUSS AND CONSIDER ORDINANCE NO. 565 ADOPTING 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF BLUE MOUND. 

-          PUBLIC HEARING

           RECORD VOTE:

          

             Darlene Copeland                         Mayor (Not Voting)

            Stephen Usrey –                                Council, Place 1              Yay/Nay

            Fred Smith     -                                  Council, Place 2             Yay/Nay

            Clara Henderson -                            Council, Place 3              Yay/Nay

            Linda Phillips -                                  Council, Place 4              Yay/Nay

            Hope Meredith -                                Council, Place 5              Yay/Nay

 

7.      DISCUSS AND CONSIDER ORDINANCE NO. 566 SETTING AND ADOPTING THE TAX  RATE OF $0.560545 FOR THE CITY OF BLUE MOUND FOR 2021-2022 TAX YEAR.

 

-          PUBLIC HEARING

 

               

   RECORD VOTE:

          

             Darlene Copeland –                         Mayor (Not Voting)

            Stephen Usrey –                                Council, Place 1              Yay/Nay

            Fred Smith          -                              Council, Place 2              Yay/Nay

            Clara Henderson -                            Council, Place 3              Yay/Nay

            Linda Phillips -                                  Council, Place 4              Yay/Nay

            Hope Meredith -                                Council, Place 5              Yay/Nay

 

8.      DISCUSS AND CONSIDER RATIFICATION OF THE PROPERTY TAX INCREASE REFLECTED IN THE BUDGET AS THE FISCAL YEAR 2021-2022 BUDGET WILL REQUIRE RAISING MORE TAX REVENUE THAN IN THE PREVIOUS YEAR (WHETHER FROM A TAX INCREASE OR AN INCREASE IN A TAXABLE VALUE)

 

9.      DISCUSS AND CONSIDER CANCELLING THE DECEMBER CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

 

10.   DISCUSS AND CONSIDER ACCEPTING FUNDS PURSUANT TO FEDERAL AND STATE LAW RELATED TO CORONOVIRUS RELIEF.

 

11.   DISCUSS AND CONSIDER APPOINTING MEMBERS TO THE PLANNING & ZONING BOARD, BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, CRIME DISTRICT BOARD TO SERVE THE TERM FOR TWO YEARS.

 

12.  REMOVAL OF ITEM(S) FROM CONSENT AGENDA

 

13.  CONSIDER APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS (all consent agenda items are considered routine by City Council and will be enacted on by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Councilmember requests an item to be removed and considered separately)

         13.1 Approve the minutes of the August 3, 2021 Special City Council Workshop Session.

  

         13.2 Approve the minutes of the August 16, 2021 Special City Council Workshop Session.  

 

         13.3 Approve the minutes of the August 17, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting.   

 

         13.4 Approve the minutes of the August 24, 2021 Special City Council Meeting.

 

         13.5 Approve finance reports for the month of August, 2021.


          13.6 Approve department reports for the month of August, 2021

                       13.6.1  Police

                       13.6.2  Fire

                       13.6.3  Community Center

                       13.6.4  Public Works

                       13.6.5  Municipal Court

                       13.6.6 Animal Control

                       13.6.7  Code Enforcement

 

 

14.  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, September 10th, 2021 at 5:00 P.M.

 

 

____________________________________              

Cynthia Daniels – 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, August 26, 2021

Public Hearing on Proposed Budget FY 2021-2022

 Legal Notice

 

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED BUDGET  FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2021 – 2022 FOR THE CITY OF BLUE MOUND

 

Pursuant to LGC §102.0065, notice is hereby given to all interested persons, that the Blue Mound City Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2021 and ending September 30, 2022.  The public hearing will be held Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. in the City of Blue Mound Council Chambers located at 301 Blue Mound Road, Blue Mound, Texas.  A copy of the proposed budget is available for public inspection Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at City Hall or on the city website at www.bluemoundtexas.org under “Budgets and Debt”.

 

THIS BUDGET WILL RAISE MORE TOTAL PROPERTY TAXES THAN LAST YEAR’S BUDGET BY $15,369 OR 1.79%, AND OF THAT AMOUNT, $248 IS TAX REVENUE TO BE RAISED FROM NEW PROPERTY ADDED TO THE TAX ROLL THIS YEAR

 

The tax rate and budget are scheduled for Council consideration and action at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.

 

Members of the public are encouraged to attend the hearing and express their views.

 

Darlene Copeland, Mayor

 

 

 

Attest: 

 

Cynthia Daniels, City Secretary