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.






Thursday, October 24, 2019



                   City of Blue Mound Work Session, Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.







The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Work Session on Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 301 S. Blue Mound Rd. Blue Mound, TX 76131 beginning at 7:00 P.M. for the following agenda:



1.      Parking Ordinance Work Session. To discuss and review (Draft) parking ordinance. Due to numerous complaints regarding parking in Blue Mound, the City Council is appointing a volunteer committee to get their opinions on the (Draft) parking ordinance



2.      Adjourn











__________________________          

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, October 11, 2019

10/15/2019 City Council Meeting











The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, October 15, 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.    Citizen Presentation – David Coker Principal of Highland Middle School to take the opportunity to present to council some of the wonderful things that the kids of Blue Mound are accomplishing on our campus.

4.    Citizen Presentation – Daniel Bennett to Discuss and Consider Adopting a Resolution to change Tarrant County Appraisal District Process for Electing Directors to their Board.

5.    Discuss and Consider approval with Tarrant County Emergency Services District No. One (District).  Agreement for Mutual Aid Service provided by the City of Blue Mound to the District beginning October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.


6.    Discuss and Consider approval of Ordinance 543 Amending Chapter 2 “Animal Control,” of the Code of Ordinances, City of Blue Mound, Texas providing animal control regulations for the City and Amending Article A3.000 “Animal Control Fees” of the Code of Ordinances, City of Blue Mound, Texas providing for appropriate fees related to animal control regulations.

7.    Discuss and Consider Changing Employee Cinco De Mayo Holiday to Presidents Day and Changing the day After Christmas to Christmas Eve and adding Veterans Day Holiday

8.    Discuss and Consider Departmental Monthly Reports for September, 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

9.       Discuss and Consider Approval of September, 2019 Accounts Payable


10.   Discuss and Consider Approval of September 17, 2019 Meeting Minutes


11.   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, October 11, 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.





Thursday, September 19, 2019










The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Work Session on Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 301 S. Blue Mound Rd. Blue Mound, TX 76131 beginning at 7:00 P.M. for the following agenda:

1.      Parking Ordinance Work Session. To discuss a new parking ordinance. Due to numerous complaints regarding parking in Blue Mound, the City Council is appointing a volunteer committee to get their opinions and ideas for a better parking solution.

2.      Adjourn





__________________________          
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, September 12, 2019

09/17/19 ~ City of Blue Mound Regular Council Meeting


The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, September 17, 2019 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 Approval of Interlocal Agreement for Animal Control Services with the City of Saginaw


4.    Discuss and Consider Departmental Monthly Reports for August, 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 August, 2019 Accounts Payable


6.       Discuss and Consider Approval of September 3, 2019 Meeting Minutes



7.       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 13, 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.




Thursday, September 5, 2019

09/10/2019~City of Blue Mound Work Session



  



The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Work Session on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 301 S. Blue Mound Rd. Blue Mound, TX 76131 beginning at 7:00 P.M. for the following agenda:


1.      Parking Ordinance Work Session. To discuss a new parking ordinance. Due to numerous complaints regarding parking in Blue Mound, the City Council is appointing a volunteer committee to get their opinions and ideas for a better parking solution.

2.      Adjourn



__________________________          
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, August 29, 2019

09/03/19 ~ City of Blue Mound Special Council Meeting


The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Special Called City Council Meeting Tuesday, September 3, 2019 in the City Hall Council Chambers at 301 Blue Mound Road at 7:00 P.M. for the following agenda:

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 No. 541 Adopting 2019 – 2020 Fiscal Year Budget for the City of Blue Mound

Record Vote:

·         Alan Hooks – Mayor (Not Voting)
·         Margie Hooks – (Yay/Nay)
·         Fred Smith – (Yay/Nay)
·         Mary Smith – (Yay/Nay)
·         Linda Watson – (Yay/Nay)
·         Darlene Copeland – (Yay/Nay)


4.       Discuss and consider ratification of the property tax increase reflected in the budget as the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 budget will require raising more tax revenue than in the previous year (whether from a tax increase or an increase in taxable value)

5.       Discuss and Consider Ordinance No. 542 Setting and Adopting the Tax Rate of $0.605900 for the City of Blue Mound for 2019 – 2020 Tax Year


Record Vote:

·         Alan Hooks – Mayor (Not Voting)
·         Margie Hooks – (Yay/Nay)
·         Fred Smith – (Yay/Nay)
·         Mary Smith – (Yay/Nay)
·         Linda Watson – (Yay/Nay)
·         Darlene Copeland – (Yay/Nay)


6.       Discuss and Consider notice language to be included in September’s water bill regarding Code Enforcement issues pertaining to existing code violations.


7.       Discuss and Consider Approval of August 6, 2019 Meeting Minutes


8.       Discuss and Consider Approval of August 13, 2019 Meeting Minutes


9.       Discuss and Consider Approval of August 20, 2019 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, August 30th, 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.