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City Council Updates

Posted on: October 12, 2021

[ARCHIVED] City Council Recap 10-11-21

A recap of the Oct. 11, 2021 regular City Council meeting. 

During the public portion of the meeting: 


  • Mayor Michael Evans issued a proclamation declaring October as Community Planning Month in the City of Mansfield.


  • The City of Mansfield was recognized as a Certified Scenic City by Scenic Texas. 

Consent Agenda

  • Council authorized a design contract with Garver, LLC, for the engineering design of the rehabilitation of the Turner Way Wastewater Lift Station.
  • Council authorized the fire chief to act as the city’s representative in all matters related to the mutual aid agreement with Tarrant County Emergency Services District No. 1.
  • Council amended Chapter 111 of the City of Mansfield’s Code of Ordinances to place additional restrictions on solicitation, canvassing and handbill distribution within the city.
  • Council denied an economic development agreement between the Mansfield Economic Development Corporation and Carlos Coll.
  • Council approved an economic development agreement between the Mansfield Economic Development Corporation and Goodman Food Products, Inc. The company intends to expand its food processing facility at 812 S. 5th Ave. by 31,500 square feet.
  • Council nominated City Council Member Mike Leyman as a candidate to serve on the Board of Directors for the Central Appraisal District of Tarrant County. 
  • Council authorized the city manager to execute a contract with Lew Oliver, Inc., for professional architecture services for an architectural pattern book. 

Public Hearing & First Reading

  • Council passed the first reading of an ordinance to approve a zoning change on nearly 11 acres of land at Bethlehem Baptist Church, located at 1188 W. Broad St. Mayor Evans, who is pastor at this church, abstained from voting.

Public Hearing & First and Final Reading

  • Council passed an ordinance to annex more than 58 acres of Johnson County land into the city limits of Mansfield. 

Public Hearing Continuation & Second and Final Reading 

  • Council passed an ordinance to officially implement the Downtown District, a form-based code that intends to create a pedestrian-oriented mixed-use district within Historic Downtown Mansfield and areas nearby.
  • Council approved a zoning change on nearly 56 acres of Johnson County land located at 2695 Howell Dr.

New Business

  • Council passed an ordinance to adopt standards, registration and inspection requirements for multi-family dwelling complexes in Mansfield. 



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