Monday, September 23, 2019
FIRST FLOOR OF CITY HALL
7008 S. RICE AVENUE
BELLAIRE, TX 77401
Andrew S. Friedberg
Mayor Pro Tem
Gus E. Pappas
Trisha S. Pollard
Pat B. McLaughlan
David R. Montague
SPECIAL SESSION - 6:00 P.M.
PUBLIC HEARING (FIRST OF TWO ON PROPOSED TAX RATE)
Call to Order - Andrew S. Friedberg, Mayor.
Announcement of a Quorum - Andrew S. Friedberg, Mayor.
Pledges to the Flags.
1. U.S. Pledge of Allegiance:
I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
2. Pledge to the Texas Flag:
Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible.
Reading of the Notice of Public Hearing - Tracy L. Dutton, City Clerk.
Summary of Public Hearing Procedure - Paul A. Hofmann, City Manager.
Presentation of Proposal:
Presentation regarding a proposal to increase the total tax levy for the 2019 tax year (fiscal year 2020) by 3.28% by proposing a tax rate of $0.4473 per $100 valuation - Submitted by Terrence Beaman, Chief Financial Officer.
The Mayor will recognize speakers who have completed a sign-up sheet prior to the commencement of the public hearing. Each speaker shall have a time limit of up to five (5) minutes, with no extension, and with notice after four (4) minutes that one (1) minute is left. Questions from the public shall be addressed to the Mayor, and the Mayor and members of the City Council may refer such questions to staff.
Questions from the Mayor and City Council.
Close of the Public Hearing.
A second public hearing on the proposed tax rate is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, First Floor of City Hall, 7008 South Rice Avenue, Bellaire, Texas 77401-4411.
City of Bellaire Texas