Friday, August 14, 2020

Council Packet August 18, 2020


The City Council of the City of Blue Mound will hold a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, August 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

Announcement about Community Outreach Program, Angle Tree (Chassidy Mead)



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


3.         Discuss and Review Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 and consider approving the FY 2020-2021 Crime Control Prevention District budget


4.       Discuss and consider an action expressing the City Council’s intent to adopt a tax rate of $0.57100 per one hundred dollars of valuation for fiscal year 2020-2021 and calling a public hearing regarding the proposed tax rate for Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 6:30 P.M. and direct staff to send all required notices for said public hearing


       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)



5.  Discuss and consider calling a public hearing on the proposed City of Blue Mound budget to be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 and direct staff to send all required notices for said public hearing


6.  Discuss and Consider calling a meeting to adopt the Budget and the Tax Rate for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 to be held on Tuesday, September 15, 2020


7. Review Yearly Records Management Compliance Report


8.    Discuss and Consider Departmental Monthly Reports for July 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


9.       Discuss and Consider Approval of July 2020 Financial Report



10.   Discuss and Consider Approval of Minutes for July 21, 2020



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).






I hereby certify that the above agenda was posted on City Hall Bulletin Board by Friday, August 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.





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