Wednesday, March 18, 2015

03/18/15 ~ City of Blue Mound Press Release



March 18, 2015

On March 18, 2015 at about 1:00 a.m. Blue Mound Police officers were dispatched to a residence located 601 Globe to investigate a possible shooting. On arrival officers found three individuals in the residence. One of the persons, a nineteen year old male, was found to have been wounded by gun fire and was transported to a local hospital. The victim’s condition is not available at this time. The other individuals at the residence were found to be juveniles, and released to parents.

Witnesses indicated that the victim was attempting to open the front door of the residence when the suspect(s) fired a single round from an unknown type of weapon. The round passed through the door and struck the victim.


The shooting is currently being investigated.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

03/17/15 ~ City of Blue Mound City Council Meeting

The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, March 17, 2015 in the City Hall Council Chambers at 301 Blue Mound Road at 7:00 p.m. for the following agenda:

1.   Call to Order / Invocation / Mayor Hooks Update on Local Water and Sewer Utility System

2.   Discuss and Consider The City of Blue Mound Private Security Detail

3.   Personal Appearance by Barry Hinkle to Update on Police Department Improvements and the
      Police Asset Forfeiture Fund

4.   Discuss and Consider Health Issues at 1601 Independence St (Car Lot)

5.   Discuss and Consider Interlocal Coorporation Agreement between the City of Blue Mound and
      the City of Lake Worth

6.   Discuss and Consider Resolution 15-06 of the City Council of the City of Blue Mound, Texas, in
      Opposition to a Revenue Cap and legislative Interference with Local Services

7.   Discuss and Consider How to Bid the Contracts for the New Building at the Park

8.   Discuss and Consider Department Monthly Reports for February, 2015

             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

9.   Discuss and Consider Approval of February, 2015 Accounts Payable

10.   Discuss and Consider Approval of February 17, 2015 Meeting Minutes

11.   Citizens Participation (Limit to 3 Minutes - Complete Speakers request form and Submit it to the
         City Secrertary before the start of the meeting)

12.   Adjourn

Note: The City Council reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during the course of thsi 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).


I hereby certify that the above agenda was posted on City Hall Bulletin Board by Friday, March 13, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

Kathryn Sanchez, TRMC - City Administrator

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.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

01/06/15 ~ The Honorable Alan Hooks, Mayor of Blue Mound, Signs Agreement with Monarch Utilities for the Purchase of the Water System

Mayor Hooks Signs Sales Agreement with Monarch Utilities / Southwest Water Company for the Purchase of the Water Utility System on January 6th, 2015, which also happened to be the Mayors Birthday! What a Wonderful Birthday Gift it is! The Mayor has Given Years of Time as Well as Blood, Sweat & Tears to Our Community, Not Only to Make This Happen, but to Better Our Community. The Citizens Would Like to Say Thank You to the Honorable Alan Hooks, Mayor of the City of Blue Mound, for All of Your Effort! We as a Community, are Blessed to Have You as our Mayor!

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

03/03/15 ~ City of Blue Mound NOTICE of Ballot Position Drawing

The City of Blue Mound
will have a drawing for Position on the Ballot
Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.
at the City Hall, in the Council Chambers at
301 S Blue Mound Rd
Blue Mound, TX 76131