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Posted on: September 1, 2023

Mayor Evans recaps the Aug. 28 City Council meeting

Friends of the Mansfield Public Library pose with City Council

Here's a recap of the Aug. 28, 2023 regular City Council meeting. 


  • Mansfield Reads! 2023 Proclamation
  • Discussed the Innovation Corridor
  • Discussed the Fiscal Year 2024 Budget
  • Discussed the Aug. 28, 2023 Consent Agenda Items

At the 7 p.m. regular business session

Sub-Committee Reports

  • Approved the Aug. 14, 2023 Hotel/Motel Occupancy Tax Funds Policy and Allocation Sub-Committee Meeting minutes.
  • Approved the Aug. 14, 2023 Revitalization of Historic Downtown Mansfield Sub-Committee Meeting minutes.
  • Approved the Aug. 14, 2023 Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #4 Board Meeting minutes.

Staff Comments

  • Presentation of the Monthly Financial report for the Period Ending June 30, 2023.

Consent Agenda

  • Approved a negotiated settlement between the Atmos Cities Steering Committee (“ACSC”) and Atmos Energy Corp., Mid-Tex Division Regarding the Company’s 2023 Rate Review Mechanism Filing
  • Adopted a unanimous settlement agreement, setting rates and establishing tariffs for the provision of natural gas service by SiEnergy, LP
  • Approved a $75,000 contract with Overland Partners to provide consultation services for Architecture, Urban Design and Master Planning in addition to Technical Support and Mapping
  • Approved a $218,000 contract with Speck and Associates, LLC, for Urban Planning consultation and design of Main Street
  • Approved an Interlocal Agreement with Fort Worth Transportation Authority dba Trinity Metro for On-Demand Rideshare Services in the amount of $171,064; appropriating funds for this agreement from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Fund.
  • Approved a resolution calling certain outstanding obligations for redemption and defeasance in the par amount of $5,000,000; authorizing the deposit of funds with the paying agent/registrar; and resolving other matters related thereto
  • Approved a $109,061.88 contract for Downtown Lighting on the 100 block of Main Street
  • Approved the purchase of a 350 Horsepower vertical turbine pump to Advanced Water Well Technologies in an amount not to exceed $70,000 for the upper pressure plane pump station at the Bud Ervin Water Treatment Plant.
  • Approved professional services contracts with Garver, LLC, and Brittain and Crawford, LLC, and approved funding in an amount not to exceed $862,4000 for the 30-inch water transmission main along Lone Star Road and Chambers Street.
     Approved a resolution delegating plat approval authority and extension approval authority pursuant to House Bill 3699.
  • Approved the Aug. 14, 2023 Regular City Council meeting minutes

Public Hearing

  • Denied a Specific Use Permit for an automotive services on 2.19 acres being Lot 5, Block 1, Cooper Square Addition filed in Cabinet A, Slide 11684, P.R.T.C.T. located at 2840 FM 157; Great Lakes Center Mansfield Series F LLC, owner; Foxfield LTD., applicant

Public Hearing and First Reading

  • Held a public hearing on the Tax Rate, Levying the Ad Valorem taxes for the Fiscal Year 2024 at a rate of $0.669293 per $100 assessed valuation on all taxable property within the corporate limits of the city as of Jan. 1, 2023, to provide revenues for the payment of current expenditures and to provide an interests and sinking fund on all outstanding debts of the city, and providing for due and delinquent dates together with penalties and interest
  • Held a public hearing on the budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, 2023 and ending Sept. 30, 2024, in accordance with the Charter of the City of Mansfield, and the appropriation of various amounts thereof

New Business

  • Adopted a resolution casting a Vote of No Confidence in the Chief Appraiser of the Tarrant Appraisal District


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