INVOCATION/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Invocation to be given by Reverend Mike Redd of Benbrook United Methodist Church
1. Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting held July 20, 2017
PRESENTATION BY MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF COUNCIL
CC-2017-06 Reschedule October 5, 2017 regular City Council meeting
PRESENTATION BY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
PZ-2017-03 (STA-17-01) Adopt an Ordinance amending Title 16 – Subdivisions of the Benbrook Municipal Code (1985), as amended, by amending Section 16.28.010 - Preservation of Trees and Native Vegetation of Chapter 16.28 – Design Standards and Requirements; by clarifying and improving the overall readability of said ordinance while retaining all regulatory standards; providing that the use of cash in lieu payments, previously limited for the purchase and installation of trees within the city, include the purchase and installation of landscaping (inclusive of trees, bushes, shrubs, mulch, soil, decorative rocks or stones, irrigation, and necessary hardscape) at city parks, city tree farm, or other public areas; and amending Title 1-General Provisions, Chapter 1.12 –Fees for City Services of t
PZ-2017-04 (ZTA-17-01) Adopt an Ordinance amending Title 17 – Zoning of the Benbrook Municipal Code (1985), as amended, by amending Section 17.28.032 – Additional Design Requirements of Chapter 17.28 –“SD” Suburban District; Section 17.32.032 – Additional Design Requirements of Chapter 17.32 –“RE” Residential Estate District; Section 17.36.032 – Additional Design Requirements of Chapter 17.36 –“A” One-Family District; Section 17.40.032 – Additional Design Requirements of Chapter 17.40 – “B” One-Family District; and Section 17.44.032 – Additional Design Requirements of Chapter 17.44 – “BR” One-Family Reduced District; to allow standing seam metal roofs at a minimum roof pitch of 4:12, to set minimum standards for standing seam metal roofs, and to promote the use of high quality roofing mate
REPORTS FROM CITY MANAGER
G-2310 Accept 2017 Certified Appraisal Roll, set Anticipated Collection Rate, and appoint an officer to calculate the Effective Tax Rate and Roll Back Tax Rate
G-2311 Authorize Interlocal Agreement with Fort Worth Independent School District to provide three Police Officers to participate in Annual School Security Initiative
INFORMAL CITIZEN COMMENTS
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COUNCIL MEMBER AND STAFF COMMENTS
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