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.




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.