Friday, August 7, 2020

Work Session Budget & Tax Rate 8/11/20

 



The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Work Session on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 301 S. Blue Mound Rd. Blue Mound, TX 76131 beginning at 6:00 P.M. for the following agenda:

 

1.  Call to Order/Invocation, Mayor Hooks

 

2. Work Session to discuss the Budget

 

3. Discuss and Review Propose Tax Rate of $0.5710

 

4. Adjourn  

 

 

 

 

CERTIFICATION

 

I hereby certify that the above agenda was posted on City Hall Bulletin Board and on the City’s website by Friday August 7, 2020 at 5 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.

 

 

 

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

PUBLIC HEARINGS SUBSTANDARD BUILDING/STRUCTURE August 18, 2020 at 7:30 P.M.







NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING SUBSTANDARD
BUILDING / STRUCTURE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ON AUGUST 18th 2020 the Building Board of Appeals for the City of Blue Mound will hold a public hearing to determine if the residential structure and all accessory structures (the "buildings") located on the following described property are dilapidated, substandard, and/or a hazard to the public health, safety and welfare and must be demolished.

Lot 1, Block 20, Saginaw Park Addition
More commonly known as:
1750 Tyson Street

Upon information and belief, the property owner is:

Phoebus Properties LLC
PO BOX 330686
Fort Worth, TX  76163

The time and location of the hearing is as follows:

Blue Mound City Hall
Council Chambers
301 S. Blue Mound Rd.
Blue Mound , Texas 76131
At 7:30 P.M.




NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING SUBSTANDARD
BUILDING / STRUCTURE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ON AUGUST 18th 2020 the Building Board of Appeals for the City of Blue Mound will hold a public hearing to determine if the residential structure and all accessory structures (the "buildings") located on the following described property are dilapidated, substandard, and/or a hazard to the public health, safety and welfare and must be demolished.


Lot 9, Block 2, Saginaw Park Addition
More commonly known as:
1660 Globe Ave.

Upon information and belief, the property owner is:

Kamy Real Property Trust
PO BOX 50593
Denton TX 76206

The time and location of the hearing is as follows:

Blue Mound City Hall
Council Chambers
301 S. Blue Mound Rd.
Blue Mound , Texas 76131
At 7:30 P.M.


DATED this __ day of _______, 2020

                                                                                    Alan Hooks, Mayor

                                                                                    ____________________________

                                                                                               
                                                                                    Donna Savage, City Secretary


Friday, July 31, 2020

Budget and Tax Rate Work session 8/4/2020


Budget and Tax Meeting (Canceled Tonight)


The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Work Session on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, 301 S. Blue Mound Rd. Blue Mound, TX 76131 beginning at 6:00 P.M. for the following agenda:

1.  Call to Order/Invocation, Mayor Hooks

2. Work Session to discuss the Budget

3. Discuss and Review Propose Tax Rate of $0.5710

4. Adjourn  




CERTIFICATION

I hereby certify that the above agenda was posted on City Hall Bulletin Board and on the City’s website by Friday July 31, 2020 at 5 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, July 16, 2020

City Council Meeting July 21, 2020






The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, July 21, 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 554 reenacting hours of Curfew for Children

A.)         Public Hearing

4.  Discuss and Consider Ordinance 555 amending the text of Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance, Exhibit A to Chapter 14, “Zoning” by Amending the Regulations related to Carports

A.)         Public Hearing

5.  Discuss and Consider Ordinance 556 amending the text of Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance, Exhibit A to Chapter 14, “Zoning,” by adding Section 22C to regulate Solar Energy and Wind Energy Systems

A.)         Public Hearing

6.    Discuss and Consider Ordinance 557 amending Chapter 3, Building Regulations, Article 3.04, Substandard or Dangerous Buildings of the City of Blue Mound Codes of Ordinances; Amending the Regulations for Substandard or Dangerous Buildings

7.   Discuss and Consider Resolution 20-09 Agreeing to Approve Bids for the 46nd Year “CDBG,” Grant 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

8.   Discuss and Consider approval Interlocal Cooperation Agreement for Municipal Direct Expense Funding

9.    Discuss and Consider Departmental Monthly Reports for June 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

10.   Discuss and Consider Approval of June 2020 Financial Report


11.   Discuss and Consider Approval of June 16, 2020


12.   Work Session of the Building Board of Appeals to discuss the procedures for the abatement of substandard buildings.

13.   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, July 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.



Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Work Session for Budget & Propose Tax Rate July 20, 2020







The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Work Session on Monday, July 20. 2020, 301 S. Blue Mound Rd. Blue Mound, TX 76131 beginning at 6:00 P.M. for the following agenda:

1.  Call to Order/Invocation, Mayor Hooks

2.  Work Session to discuss the Budget

3.  Discuss and Review Propose Tax Rate of $0.531000

4.  Adjourn  




CERTIFICATION

I hereby certify that the above agenda was posted on City Hall Bulletin Board and on the City’s website by Thursday, July 16. 2020 at 5 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.











Tuesday, July 7, 2020

PUBLIC HEARINGS JULY 21,2020







NOTICE OF BLUE MOUND PUBLIC HEARING


The Blue Mound City Council will hold a public hearing on July 21, 2020 at 6:30p.m. in Blue Mound City Hall Council Chambers 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 BY AMENDING EXHIBIT A TO CHAPTER 14, “ZONING” OF THE CITY OF BLUE MOUND CODE OF ORDINANCES; BY AMENDING THE REGULATIONS FOR CARPORTS; PROVIDING THAT THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE CUMULATIVE OF ALL ORDINANCES; PROVIDING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; 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.



NOTICE OF BLUE MOUND PUBLIC HEARING


The Blue Mound City Council will hold a public hearing on July 21, 2020 at 6:30p.m. in Blue Mound City Hall Council Chambers 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 CITY OF BLUE MOUND CODE OF ORDINANCES; BY ADDING SECTION 22C TO REGULATE SOLAR ENERGY AND WIND ENERGY SYSTEMS; PROVIDING THAT THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE CUMULATIVE OF ALL ORDINANCES; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING A PENALTY FOR VIOLATION; PROVIDING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR PUBLICATOIN; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

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


NOTICE OF BLUE MOUND PUBLIC HEARING


The Blue Mound City Council will hold a public hearing on July 21, 2020 at 6:30p.m. in Blue Mound City Hall Council Chambers at 301 Blue Mound Road, to discuss the following ordinance provisions which would amend the City’s Offenses and Nuisances Ordinance if approved:

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING PORTIONS OF CHAPTER 8 OF THE CITY OF BLUE MOUND CODE OF ORDINANCES; ESTABLISHING A CURFEW FOR MINORS MAKING IT AN OFFENSE FOR MINORS, PARENT AND GUARDIANS OF MINORS, AND BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS TO VIOLATE CURFEW REGULATIONS; PROVIDING DEFENSES; PROVIDING ENFORCEMENT BY THE POLICE DEPARTMENT; ESTABLISHING PENALTIES; PROVIDING A REPEAL CLAUSE; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR PUBLICATION; AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

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


Friday, June 12, 2020

Council Meeting June 16, 2020








The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, June 16, 2020, in the City Hall Council Chambers at 301 Blue Mound Road at 6:30 P.M. Regular Meeting 7:00 P.M. or Immediately Following the Pre-Council 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 551 adopting the 2018 Editions of the International Residential Code, the International Plumbing Code, the International Mechanical Code, the International Building Code, the International Energy Conservation Code, the International Property Maintenance Code, and the International Fuel Gas Code and the 2017 edition of the National Electrical Code.

4.    Discuss and consider an Ordinance 552 amending Appendix A “Fee Schedule” of the Code of Ordinances amending certain Building Permit and Contractor Registration fees.

5.   Departmental Monthly Reports for May 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

6.       Discuss and consider Approval of May 2020 Financial Reports.

7.       Discuss and consider a Resolution 20-05 authorizing the City Mayor to negotiate and execute an Interlocal Vehicle Maintenance Agreement with the City of Watauga.

8.       Discuss and consider a Resolution 20-06 approving a Restated and Amended Interlocal Cooperative EMS Services Agreement and an Ordinance adopting a Universal EMS Ordinance.

9.       Discuss and consider a Resolution 20-07 adopting a Council Rules of Procedure Manual.

10.  Discuss and consider a Resolution 20-08 adopting a Public Information Act policy, designating the City’s Officer for Public Information, and approving the method for making written requests for public information.

11.   Discuss and consider approval of May 19, 2020 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, June 12, 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.