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City Council preview: Tuesday, Dec. 3

Posted Dec. 2, 2019

City Council Preview

The following information is a preview of items being discussed at City Council and committee meetings on Dec. 3.

All meetings are held at Fort Worth City Hall, 200 Texas St. Complete meeting agendas are available online.

If you can not attend a meeting in person, you can watch them online at Fort Worth TV.

City Council Work Session, 3 p.m., Room 290

  • Councilmembers will review an update on new compliance guidelines for construction in downtown Fort Worth. The plan aims to identify ways to improve construction staging and to foster an atmosphere that is friendly to pedestrians, motorists and businesses.
  • Another report will lay out the options for potentially decreasing the sales tax rate for the Crime Control and Prevention District while potentially increasing the sales tax rate for the Fort Worth Transportation Authority.
  • City Manager David Cooke and Jennifer Dyke of the Transportation & Public Works Department will make a presentation on the open-space acquisition program, which aims to preserve green space. The discussion will include open-space planning, potential acquisition areas, funding sources and next steps.
  • City Secretary Mary Kayser will present an update on potential City Charter amendments for a May, 2020 election.

City Council meeting, 7 p.m., City Council Chambers

  • Councilmembers will vote on resolutions appointing members to the boards of directors of certain tax increment reinvestment zones throughout the city.
  • The City Council will vote on more than a dozen zoning cases.

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Calendar

Watercress Low Pressure Sewer Improvements Project Meeting: 6 p.m. Dec. 11, 2019; Fort Worth Police Mounted Patrol Facility, 1901 N. Las Vegas Trail.

Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report Public Hearing: 6:15 p.m. Dec. 11, 2019; FWPD North Division, Community Room.

Canceled Mayor's Committee on Persons with Disabilities Meeting: 10 a.m. Dec. 12, 2019; Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods, 818 Missorie Ave.

Senior Holiday Luncheon at Handley Meadowbrook: 11 a.m. Dec. 12, 2019; Handley Meadowbrook Community Center, 6201 Beaty St.

Regionl Transportation Council Meeting: 1 p.m. Dec. 12, 2019; North Central Texas Council of Governments, Transportation Council Room, 1st Floor, 616 Six Flags Dr, Arlington, TX, 76011.
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Regular Meeting of The Construcion and Fire Prevention Board of Appeals: 2 p.m. Dec. 12, 2019; Development Conference Room, Lower Level, City Hall, 200 Texas St.
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Winter Wonderland Dance at Greenbriar Community Center: 5 p.m. Dec. 12, 2019; Greenbriar Community Center, 5200 Hemphill.

Municipal Court Hearing: 8:30 a.m. Dec. 13, 2019; Southwest Municipal Court, Court No. 9, 3741 Southwest Loop 280.
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Deferred Compensation Oversite Committee Meeting: 9 a.m. Dec. 13, 2019; Fort Worth Credit Union Board Room, 2309 Montgomery St.
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Winter Bash at Handley Meadowbrook Community Center: 6 p.m. Dec. 13, 2019; Handley Meadowbrook Community Center, 6201 Beaty.

Winter Dance at R.D. Evans Community Center: 7 p.m. Dec. 13, 2019; R.D. Evans Community Center, 3242 Lackland Rd..

Holiday Drop & Shop at Southwest Community Center: 9 a.m. Dec. 14, 2019; Southwest Community Center, 6300 Welch Ave.

Canceled Trinity Metro Board of Directors Meeting: 8 a.m. Dec. 16, 2019; Fort Worth Central Station, 1001 Jones Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102.
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Building Standars Commission Pre-Meeting: 9 a.m. Dec. 16, 2019; City Council Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.
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Building Standards Commission Meeting: 9:30 a.m. Dec. 16, 2019; City Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.
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Southgate Development Infrastructure Improvements Project Meeting: 6 p.m. Dec. 16, 2019; Texas Health Hugley Fitness Center, 11801 S. Freeway.

Audit Committee: 1 p.m. Dec. 17, 2019; City Council Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

Fort Worth Local Development Corporation Meeting: 2 p.m. Dec. 17, 2019; City Council Conference Room 290, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

City Council Work Session: 3 p.m. Dec. 17, 2019; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

View the full city calendar and current meetings.