Public hearing on taxes, budget and zoning issues highlight Council agenda Thursday

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The Kennedale City Council will meet in regular session Thursday, September 12, 2013. A work session is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. followed by the regular session at 7 p.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings are held at 405 Municipal Drive in Kennedale.
At the work session, updates on water conservation and regional drought stages; on initiatives related to Village Creek; on status of jail and dispatch service contracts with the City of Mansfield; and, discuss nominations to the 2013-2014 Tarrant Appraisal District Board of Directors. {{more}}
The regular session begins at 7 p.m. At each regular session there is a visitor/citizens forum, a time that any person with business before the Council not scheduled on the agenda may speak to the Council. No formal action can be taken on these items at this meeting.
The regular session agenda includes the following items
  • Information and updates from the City Manager, Mayor or Councilmembers, if any. The only item listed is the application deadline for city boards set for September 20.
  • Consent agenda include approval of minutes from August 9, 2013 budget workshop; approval of minutes from the August 8, 2013 regular meeting minutes; awarding a request for proposal for professional janitorial services to Member’s Janitorial Services LLC, and authorizing the City Manager to execute an associated contract for service; and, approval of a Cooperative Technical Partnership Agreement with the North Central Texas Council of Governments regarding flood map modernization.
  • Comments and consider approval on a request by Alluvium Development, Inc. for a zoning change for an approximately 45.5 acre tract from “R-2” Single Family Residential District to ?PD? Planned Development District for property located at 925 Mansfield Cardinal Rd which would allow for 114 homes
  • Comments and consider approval of an ordinance amending Chapter 17, Article VI, “Zoning”, of the code of ordinances of the City of Kennedale, Texas, as amended, by establishing new sections providing for creation and purpose, membership, organization, rules and requirements, and powers and duties of the board of adjustment.
  • Public hearing to receive input on the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Proposed Budget
  • Public hearing to receive input on the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Tax Revenue Increase
  • Approval of the city manager to execute a contract with the City of Mansfield for Public Safety dispatch and police jail services
  • Approval of an Ordinance amending section 4-301(b)(3) of the City Code, requiring proof of insurance coverage from all contractors registering to work in the City of Kennedale
  • Approval of an Ordinance amending compensation for Council, Board, and Commission members
  • Adjusting the date of the October and November regular Council meeting
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