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HomeMy Public PortalAboutCity Council Minutes 07-26-1971 ~hecial I.leetinc of tt:e City Council July 26, 1y71 Meeting was called to orc;er Y,y i~iayor ;~aniels at 6:30 .;r:. , ~~resent were Councilmen T~lein, Llacl:man, Howerton, Gillars and Launius, City atty. i•_c"entire was also pres~:nt. Lxoenditures for t.enG '>:cter .:~lant ~_otion rr;ade by Dillard, secor~s by Launius to ap govt tY~e ~::;,~ax. x:9800.00 expenditurE to rework the Rena ~t-afar ~ lant, L`nanir~~.ously approves. Gar Gw n __Y.___._Y... ~~ayor Daniels introduces •.r. Gwyn a rem~ber of the firr;i of Christian, ~:iller and I.onts, Inc., a public relations, adve:rti.sing and governrr.ental affairs firm. T;r. G:,~yn states that they werE: a firm formed 2~z years ago to assist Cities in their efforts to obtain federal Grants far vaious projects, such as their water and sewer systems, parks est. ~i~hey have beer. on a retainer fee ~,~ith North Richland .'•fills, Haltom: City and r.rlington for sor:,e time having alrn-dy obtained F'ad~=:ral Grants for all three Cities. i~.ayor Daniels said the City was interested in retainirc,. their firm in the hopes that we night receive some assistance on the current $850,000.00 bond that has just been voted to obtain our se~~~er systen. I~~r. Gwyn said he could not say at this tins what the City monthly retainer fee would be, but that he would oresent a cor;.plete .~rogran at our next regular Council meeting. ;•:otion made by Dillard, second by Blackm~.on to retain the fire°~ of Christian, ;~i11er and Monts, Unanimously approved. a~rr:ord Gvebb__- 15 year pin I~~ayor Daniel~• presented I<a~rm~and ~;-ebb with a pin for his fifteen years of service with the City. r~lanni~anc~voning_Board recorr:mendation. i~.ayor Daniels read recom-rnendation from the Planning and ~;oning Board tha'- the property }mown as Lot 7 Block L and the east 170' of Lot 8 Bbck L. Richland i-fills r:dd. be rezoned from.. residential : to Licht corranercial business dirt. H. i~iotion made by Dlackmon, second by Launius to adopt Ordinance 326 rezoning property as recommended, Unanimously approved, a copy of the ordinance r:ade a part of these minutes. ~IObil Units dis..,pe_nsinc qas I~~ayor i~aniels read ordinance that would prohibit any vehicle, tank or other movable device fror,; which flamr-.able licuids be cisR~ensed into the fuel tank of a motor vehicle. I~.otion rr:ade by Launius, second by Blackrr:on to adopt Ordinance no. 327, a copy n~~ade a hart of these m..inutes, Unanimously approved. -L- ointments to the r'lanninc and ::~onin I~oard _;P~ ~ i~:ayor Daniels stated that due to the fact all the ~ resent m:enGbers of the Loarc~ could not ettend the nseeting~ n:akinc it. hard at times to have a quorum, he would like to recorrn,end that ~.nn ?ost anC Tone Shelton be appointed to the rlanning and Conine; Board. i-otion made by Blackmon, second by Launius to appoint ~:nn Post and Tone Shelton to the r~lanninc and ;coning Board, Unani„ously approved. revision of the solicitors ordinance This item: was tabled until the next r<<eeting ~~point Fire i•:arshall I'~ayor Daniels recorrs~ended the appointment of .~ichara :-?allun. ,~:otion r-:ade by Blackn~~on, second by Charles to a point ;~ichard i3allur.. as Fire i~~~arshall, unanimously a~:proved. Ordinance _abanconi~ dedication of street in the- Jordan r:c;d. aotion made by viliard second by i-aein that 4;rdinance no. 323, abandoninc the street be co:r~plied with a ccypy made a ;art of these minutes. (City ratty. ~_c"~.ntirc, revising, subrr,itted orc.) Unanimousl~T a,~;~rovec. • City Council unani.r,:ously approved a city wide trash `pick-up grogram to be carried out by city er:y~loyees, date to bE announces lated. ~_otion to adjourn at 7:30P:. Lnanir~~.ously a;~rove-.d. Zespectiully subr, ittEd, A~.~C/c° ~ Lucy ht, Cit secretary attest: ` aul C. Daniels, ;~;ayor Ordinance No . ~,,Z WHEREAS application haslb,~e7 B~.oekf~r~n~eBaStzQ~~~go~gf the property described as ~,pt 8, B1oCk L -i^h1~nG '~i~l~ r`c~_ WHEREAS the Zoning Board of the City of Richland Hills, Texas has heard such application and has recommended to the City Council that such application be granted; and WHEREAS the City Council finds that due notice has been sent and published, and all procedural and substantive requirements of law have been met for the passage of this ordinance, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS THAT: SECTION I. Ordinance No. 16, the present ordinance of Richland Hills, Texas, be and is hereby amended so that hencceforth and hereafter the ~rioptrrt~ de~~~ig~e~dCoboer bal~dsiness Dist) • hereby zoned as SECTION II. This ordinance shall be in full ~'q~Ce and effect from and after its date of passage. SECTION III. It is hereby pRDERED that the zoning map o!' the City of Richland Hills, Texas be amended to show the change brought ak~out by the passage of this ordinance. PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 26th day of July - 1971 APPRO ayo r ATTEST: • ~ City Sew- etar~Z I+ I f f ~ ORDINANCE NO. AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITIN M BILE SERV CE UNIT G O I S WITHIN THE CITY OF RICHLAND HILLS; DEFINING SAME; ~ PROVIDING A PENALTY; AND DECLARING AN EFFECTIVE DATE: ~ BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, that SECTION I. Mobile Service Units Prohibited ~ (a) It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to sell or dispense fuel from a mobile service unit in the City of Richland Hills, Texas, or to perate the same as a service station, including self service. (b) A Mobile Service Unit, as used in this section, shall mean ~ and include any vehicle, tank, tank truck, or other movable device from which flammable liquids used as fuel may, as an act of retail sale, be ~ ~ dispensed into the fuel tank of a motor vehicle . It is the intent of this • ~ section to prohibit mobile gasoline filling stations which either park or i roam around on off street parking lots and from which the driver or attendant I makes sales of gasoline to persons whose vehicles are parked on~ such lots . 1 This section shall not apply to the delivery of liquefied petroleum gas to lawful recipients having proper containers other than motor vehicles, or to the emergency delivery of motor fuel to a stalled vehicle . jl ' SECTION II. ' I ~ The violation of any provision of this ordinance shall be punished by a fine of not exceeding Two Hundred ($200.00) Dollars. SECTION III. That if any section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause, phrase or word in this ordinance, or application thereof to any person ~ or circumstances is held invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such holding shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this ordinance, and the City Council of the City of Richland Hills hereby declares it would have enacted such remaining portions despite any such invalidity . SECTIOIVT IV. That this ordinance shall become effective from the date of its passage, and publication. PASSED AND APPROVED this the day of _,19 71. P ROVED: MAYOR ATTEST:~ ~ ~ CITY SECRET ~ i I 3 I i Grd i nance No . --b<'~- \ Z~"hereas, Jordan Drive is a dedicated street in Richland Hills, Tarrant County, Texas, as recorded in Door. 358-4 Page 59, of the Deed Records of Tarrant County Texas; and ~~Thereas, such street is not now being used as a street nor has sa~r;e ever been used; and T~~'hereas, the City contemplates no public use of such dedicated property; Now Therefore, be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Richland Hills, Texas: that Section 1. The dedication of Jordan Drive in the Jordan Addition be and is hereby vacated and quit claimed to the adjacent property owners, except that a 10 foot easement for utility purposes along the easternmost 10 feet of said Jordan Drive is hereby retained. Passed and approved this ~_day of Rugust, 1971. Approved: ~ I~':ayor: caul C. ar_iels Attest: Lucy j,, ght, City Ecretary