Tuesday August 30, 2016 - Town Council

A regular monthly meeting of the Town of New Hope Board of Aldermen/Town Council will be held on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. in the New Hope Town Hall, 121 Rockcrest Rd., in accordance with the following:

 

 

         A G E N D A :

 

Item 1    Call to order and Roll call.

 

 

Public Comments:

A person may address the Council on items not on the printed agenda. Comments are limited to three (3) minutes per speaker with 45 minutes total time for all speakers. The Council may not comment or deliberate regarding such statements or comment during this period. Any discussion of the subject must be limited to a proposal to place the subject on the agenda for a future meeting.

 

 

Item 2.    Consent items: 

    • Minutes of previous meeting (s)

    • Treasurer’s report(s)

 

Item 3.    Consider and discuss a plan to recognize the new Collin County Sheriff.

 

Item 4.    Public hearing on the Town’s proposed 2016-2017 budget.

 

Item 5.    Discuss and take appropriate action on Resolution 2016-011-R adopting the Town’s 2016-2017 budget.

 

Item 6.    Consideration and appropriate action on Resolution 2016-012-R of the Town Council for the Town Of New Hope, Texas, authorizing the issuance of the New Hope Cultural         Education Facilities Finance Corporation revenue promissory notes on the behalf of the Armed Services YMCA of the USA to finance the development and construction of     recreational and health YMCA facilities of approximately 54,900 square feet on a 2.1 acre parcel leased from the City of Harker Heights, Texas.

 

Item 7.    Discuss and take appropriate action concerning proposed new town logos and posting on website for town to vote.

 

Item.8.    Discuss landscaping and other needs of the Town Park.

Item 9.    Discuss and take appropriate action on signage requestby Dr. Tim Scott of The Heritage Independent Baptist Church.

 

Item 10.    Discuss filling open seat on P & Z commission and appointing Paul Freuh as Vice Chairman of P & Z. 

 

Item 11.     Items for future discussion.

 

Item 12.    Adjournment.

 

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M I N U T E S

August 30, 2016

 

 

Item 1.    7:30 pm Call to order and Roll call.

Public Comments.A person may address the Council on items not on the printed agenda. Comments are limited to three (3) minutes per speaker with 45 minutes total time for all speakers.   The Council may not comment or deliberate regarding such statements or comment during this period. Any discussion of the subject must be limited to a proposal to place the subject on the agenda for a future meeting. 

 

    A regular monthly meeting of the Town of New Hope Board of Aldermen Town Council was held on Tuesday, August 30 2016, in the New Hope Town Hall. It was called to order at 7:30 p.m. by Mayor Jeff Herbst.  Also present were Ald. Carol King, Ald. Bob Parmelee, Ald. Alexandria Hull, Ald. Omar Nunez Ald.,  Kimberly Barrow Ald. and attorney John Rapier. 

  Public Comments: 

                                   - Speed Limit sign on Fm 1827

                                   - Something needs to be done about neighbor by Jack with all the trash in yard

                                   - need a code enforcer for P&Z

 

Item 2.    Consent items:  

    •    Minutes of previous meetings(s).

    •    Treasurer’s report(s)

Item 3.       Consider and discuss a plan to recognize new Sheriff.

 

                    - Will be done at National Nite Out, Will recognize and Thank Terry Box and will welcome new Sherriff to town.

 

Item 4        Public hearing on the Town’s proposed 2016-2017 budget.

 

                    -Open public hearing 7:51pm no comments close 7:52pm

 

Item 5.       Discussion and appropriate action on Resolution 2016-011-R adopting a the Town’s 2016-2017 budget.

 

                    - tax rate must be published 7 days in advance, will be done on later date. Budget was off by $10,000.00 but balanced out.

                    - Bob Parmelee motioned for a Resolution NO 2016-011R Alexandria Hullseconded, passed unanimously. 

 

Item 6.       . Consideration and appropriate action on Resolution 2016-012-R of the Town Council of the Town Of New Hope, Texas, authorizing the issuance of the New Hope Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation revenue promissory notes on the behalf of the Armed Services YMCA of the USA to finance the development and construction of recreational and health YMCA facilities of approximately 54,900 square feet on a 2.1 acre parcel leased from the City of Harker Heights, Texas.

 

                    - Jeff Herbst motion and Bob Parmelee seconded passed unanimously. 

 

      Item 7. Discussion and appropriate action concerning proposed new town logos and posting on web site for town to vote.

 

                    - No new ideas due to illness. Alexandria Hull suggested a flyer with new design ideas to be mailed out or posted to web site and voted on during National Nite Out. 

 

Item.8.         Discuss landscaping and other needs of the Town Park.

 

                    - Alexandria Hull suggested a Park Administrator be appointed to over see. Discussed what the end result would be depends on amount of grant money and what the town wants.

 

Item 9.       Discuss signage and occupancy for Dr. Tim Scott of The Heritage Independent Baptist Church.

 

                    -P&Z needs to get ordinances and have them approved. Hold an emergency meeting for temp sign if needed for Church.

 

Item 10.       Discuss filling open seat on P & Z commission seat and appointing Paul Freuh as Vice Chairman of P & Z. 

 

                     -Open P&Z spot, Christy Reynolds proposed herself, Jeff Herbst motion, Bob Parmelee seconded, Carol King, Alexandria Hull and Kimberly Barrow voted Na. Vote doesn’t carry, tabled till next meeting. 

 

Item11.        Future agenda items.

                     

                       - Next meeting date will be moved to the 20th of September. P&Z meeting moved to the 22nd of September. 

 

                       - Nominations for open seat

 

Item 12.      Adjournment 8:39pm

 

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