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City Council Updates

Posted on: August 23, 2021

[ARCHIVED] City Council Recap 8-23-21

A recap of the Aug. 23, 2021 regular City Council meeting. 

During the 7 p.m. public meeting: 


  • The Council recognized the 2021 Parks and Recreation brand reps.

Staff Comments

  • Officials with Methodist Mansfield and Texas Health Mansfield updated the City Council about COVID-19.
  • Chief Financial Officer Troy Lestina presented the Monthly Financial Report for the period ending July 31, 2021

Consent Agenda

  • The Council authorized an agreement with NanoStone Water, Inc., for vendor services and appropriating funds related to a membrane filtration pilot study.
  • The Council approved a resolution calling certain outstanding obligations for redemption and defeasance; authorizing the deposit of funds with the paying agent/registrar; and resolving other related matters thereto.
  • The Council approved the minutes for the Aug. 9, 2021 regular City Council meeting. 

Public Hearing

  • The Council approved a specific-use permit for a Center for Substance Abuse Patients on approximately 3.69 acres known as lot 4R3-2, Block 1 of Mansfield Hospital, located at 1776 N US 287; by Norris Development, Inc. and Gallus Medical on behalf of Healthcare Trust of America, Inc.
  • The Council held a public hearing for the budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, 2021 and ending Sept. 30, 2022, in accordance with the Charter of the City of Mansfield, and the appropriation of various amounts thereof. No action was taken. 
  • The Council held a public hearing for the tax rate, levying the ad valorem taxes for the fiscal year 2022 at a rate of $0.69 per $100 assessed valuation on all taxable property within the corporate limits of the city as of Jan. 1, 2021, to provide revenues for the payment of current expenditures and to provide an interest and sinking fund on all outstanding debts of the city, and providing for due and delinquent dates together with penalties and interest. The proposed tax rate is the same as the current rate. No action was taken. 

Public Hearing & First Reading

  • The Council passed the first reading of an ordinance that would amend the Mansfield Code of Ordinances regarding non-traditional smoking related businesses and tobacco products stores.

New Business

  • The Council approved a Community Activation Grant from Dirty Job Brewing. The grant is for a home beer-brewer contest and concert, which will also include vendors and food trucks. The event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 16 at The LOT in Historic Downtown Mansfield.

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