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City Council preview: Tuesday, Sept. 15

Posted Sept. 14, 2020

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The following information is a preview of items being discussed at City Council meetings on Sept. 15.

City Council Work Session, 3:15 p.m., Room 290 of City Hall, 200 Texas St.

  • Informal reports will discuss the 2020 National Finals Rodeo and related events scheduled for Fort Worth and Arlington in early December; assistance to nonprofit organizations responding to COVID-19; aerial spraying for mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus; Police Department response to panhandling; and urban forestry enforcement procedures.
  • A briefing will cover a proposed economic development agreement with Project Panther for the relocation of a corporate headquarters and other offices to Fort Worth.
  • A briefing will present an executive summary of Community and Police Perception Survey results.
  • Councilmembers will hear briefings on COVID-19 data and CARES Act funding.

City Council meeting, 7 p.m., City Council Chamber on the second floor of City Hall.

Visitors to the City Council meetings must undergo a temperature check and health screening upon entering City Hall, and masks or face coverings are required.

To promote social distancing, seating during the Council meeting will be extremely limited. Residents planning to make an in-person presentation should arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the meeting to allow time for screening and to ensure seating is available.

Though in-person comments will be allowed at the 7 p.m. Council meeting, residents may also comment by telephone on an agenda item or during the public presentation portion of the agenda. To sign up to speak, use the link on the agenda, call 817-392-6150 or email the City Secretary. Speakers before Council should keep in mind that state law prohibits councilmembers from engaging in dialogue with speakers during public comment periods.

Watch the meeting live on Fort Worth TV, either online, on TV or on Facebook. You can also watch the meeting via the Fort Worth TV video library.

Members of the City Council may be participating remotely in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Council Rules of Procedure, or under the provisions provided by the governor of Texas in conjunction with the Declaration of Disaster enacted March 13, 2020.

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Trinity Metro Planning, Operating & Marketing Committee Special Meeting: 2:15 p.m. Sept. 21, 2020; WebEx.
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City Council Work Session: 8:30 a.m. Sept. 22, 2020; City Council Conference Room 2020, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.
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City Council Meeting: 10 a.m. Sept. 22, 2020; City Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.
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AllianceAirport Authority, Inc.: 1 p.m. Sept. 22, 2020; City Council Conference Room 2020, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.
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Central City Local Government Corporation: 1 p.m. Sept. 22, 2020; City Council Conference Room 2020, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.
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Fort Worth Local Development Corporation : 1 p.m. Sept. 22, 2020; City Council Conference Room 2020, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.
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Bomber Spur Trail Virtual Public Meeting : 6 p.m. Sept. 22, 2020; Webex.

Summer 2020 Virtual Collaborative Conversation - Northwest Division: 6 p.m. Sept. 22, 2020; Virtual event - registration required.
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Canceled Crime-Free Multi-Housing Workshop: 9 a.m. Sept. 23, 2020; Canyons Apartments, 2751 River Park Drive (Media Room).

HR 101: Key Issues and How to Solve Them: 9 a.m. Sept. 23, 2020; Online.
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How to Get Your Online Store Up and Running in 10 Days or Less: 11 a.m. Sept. 23, 2020; Online.
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City Plan Commission: 1:30 p.m. Sept. 23, 2020; WebEx.
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Make Your Website Work for You: Part 2: 2 p.m. Sept. 23, 2020; Online.

Park and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting: 4 p.m. Sept. 23, 2020; WebEx.
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RFP, RFQ, ITB, A+B, and Best Value Solicitation Workshop: 8:30 a.m. Sept. 24, 2020; Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 South Freeway.
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Simple Steps to Starting Your Business: noon Sept. 24, 2020; Online.
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Emergency Physicians Advisory Board: 12:30 p.m. Sept. 24, 2020; Virtual.
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Setting Up an Online Store with Shopify: 2:30 p.m. Sept. 24, 2020; Online.
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East Lancaster Avenue Corridor - Virtual Kickoff Meeting: 3:30 p.m. Sept. 24, 2020; WebEx.
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Downtown Design Review Board Special Meeting: 8 a.m. Sept. 25, 2020; WebEx.
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Canceled Code Rangers: 9 a.m. Sept. 26, 2020; Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

Summer 2020 Virtual Collaborative Conversation - West Division: 10 a.m. Sept. 26, 2020; Virtual event - registration required.
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