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.




Thursday, May 14, 2020

CC Meeting May 19, 2020







The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, May 19, 2020 in the Community Center 1824 Fagan Drive. All persons attending should wear a nose and mouth covering and gloves and maintain an appropriate social distance from others while in attendance. Meeting starts 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 the agenda items listed below:

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


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

3.  Discuss and consider Resolution 20-03 adding the following verbiage to the Employee Handbook: No Employee of the City Shall make use of an audio or video recorder to record conversations for personal reasons while at work. Such unauthorized audio or video recordings adversely affect free and open communications with the City and create a climate of suspicion and mistrust among co-workers.


4.   Discuss and consider Resolution 20-04 finding that Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC’s application for approval of a distribution cost recovery factor pursuant to Tex. Admin. Code 23.243 to increase distribution rates within the City should be denied.

5.    Discuss and consider Ordinance 550 Adopting the 2018 International Fire Code and the related amendments from the North Central Texas Council of Governments.


6.    Departmental Monthly Reports for March and April, 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

7.       Discuss and consider approval of March and April, 2020 Financial Reports



8.       Discuss and consider approval of April 28, 2020 Meeting Minutes



9.       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, May 15, 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.




Friday, April 24, 2020

CC Meeting 4-28-2020


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The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 6:30 P.M. The Councilmembers will participate in the meeting remotely via videoconference using the Microsoft Teams App. 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 herein:

Members of the Public may join the video conference meeting starting at 6:30P.M. by clicking the following link  Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

An Electronic copy of the Agenda Packet has been made available on the City website and a recording of the meeting will be made available at after the meeting date.

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

2.   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.


3.   Discuss and consider Mayors Fifth Amended Declaration of Local Disaster and Public Health Emergency


4.  Discuss and consider Ordinance 549 Approving the Extension of the Mayors Fifth Amended Declaration of Public Health Emergency Until ___, 2020; Allowing for the Automatic Adoption of all Rules, Regulations and Limitations Issued by Tarrant County and the State of Texas Contained in Executive Orders or Disaster Declarations Issued by those Entities for the Corona Virus 2019 Public Health Emergency as Applicable to the City of Blue Mound; and Providing for a Penalty for Violations as Allowed Under State Law. 


5.    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

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



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



8.       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, April 24, 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, April 21, 2020

4/21/20





Meeting Canceled Due to Technical Difficulties


The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 6:30 P.M. The Councilmembers will participate in the meeting remotely via videoconference using the Microsoft Teams App. 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 herein:

Members of the Public may join the video conference meeting starting at 6:30P.M. by clicking the following link  Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

An Electronic copy of the Agenda Packet has been made available on the City website and a recording of the meeting will be made available at after the meeting date.

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

2.       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.


3.       Discuss and consider Mayors Fourth Amended Declaration of Local Disaster and Public Health Emergency


4.       Discuss and consider Ordinance 549 Approving the Extension of the Mayors Fifth Amended Declaration of Public Health Emergency Until ___, 2020; Allowing for the Automatic Adoption of all Rules, Regulations and Limitations Issued by Tarrant County and the State of Texas Contained in Executive Orders or Disaster Declarations Issued by those Entities for the Corona Virus 2019 Public Health Emergency as Applicable to the City of Blue Mound; and Providing for a Penalty for Violations as Allowed Under State Law. 


5.     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

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



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



8.       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, April 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.



Meeting Canceled Due to Technical Difficulties


The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 6:30 P.M. The Councilmembers will participate in the meeting remotely via videoconference using the Microsoft Teams App. 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 herein:

Members of the Public may join the video conference meeting starting at 6:30P.M. by clicking the following link  Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

An Electronic copy of the Agenda Packet has been made available on the City website and a recording of the meeting will be made available at after the meeting date.

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

2.       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.


3.       Discuss and consider Mayors Fourth Amended Declaration of Local Disaster and Public Health Emergency


4.       Discuss and consider Ordinance 549 Approving the Extension of the Mayors Fifth Amended Declaration of Public Health Emergency Until ___, 2020; Allowing for the Automatic Adoption of all Rules, Regulations and Limitations Issued by Tarrant County and the State of Texas Contained in Executive Orders or Disaster Declarations Issued by those Entities for the Corona Virus 2019 Public Health Emergency as Applicable to the City of Blue Mound; and Providing for a Penalty for Violations as Allowed Under State Law. 


5.     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

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



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



8.       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, April 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.




Thursday, April 16, 2020



Click her to view Full Agenda Packet 4-21-2020


The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 6:30 P.M. The Councilmembers will participate in the meeting remotely via videoconference using the Microsoft Teams App. 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 herein:

Members of the Public may join the video conference meeting starting at 6:30P.M. by clicking the following link  Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

An Electronic copy of the Agenda Packet has been made available on the City website and a recording of the meeting will be made available at after the meeting date.

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

2.       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.


3.       Discuss and consider Mayors Fourth Amended Declaration of Local Disaster and Public Health Emergency


4.       Discuss and consider Ordinance 549 Approving the Extension of the Mayors Fifth Amended Declaration of Public Health Emergency Until ___, 2020; Allowing for the Automatic Adoption of all Rules, Regulations and Limitations Issued by Tarrant County and the State of Texas Contained in Executive Orders or Disaster Declarations Issued by those Entities for the Corona Virus 2019 Public Health Emergency as Applicable to the City of Blue Mound; and Providing for a Penalty for Violations as Allowed Under State Law. 


5.     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

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



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



8.       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, April 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.




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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

4.21.20 Agenda and Packet




The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 6:30 P.M. The Councilmembers will participate in the meeting remotely via videoconference using the Microsoft Teams App. 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 herein:

Members of the Public may join the video conference meeting starting at 6:30P.M. by clicking the following link  Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

An Electronic copy of the Agenda Packet has been made available on the City website and a recording of the meeting will be made available at: www.bluemoundtexas.us

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

2.       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.


3.       Mayors Fourth Amended Declaration of Local Disaster and Public Health Emergency


4.       Discuss and consider Ordinance 549 Approving the Extension of the Mayors Fifth Amended Declaration of Public Health Emergency Until ___, 2020; Allowing for the Automatic Adoption of all Rules, Regulations and Limitations Issued by Tarrant County and the State of Texas Contained in Executive Orders or Disaster Declarations Issued by those Entities for the Corona Virus 2019 Public Health Emergency as Applicable to the City of Blue Mound; and Providing for a Penalty for Violations as Allowed Under State Law. 


5.     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

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



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



8.       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, April 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.