Fort Worth City Council Meets at 6 p.m. Aug. 2, 9, 16 and at 10 a.m. Aug. 23 | 200 Texas St., Fort Worth | www.fortworthtexas.gov Keller City Council Meets at 5 p.m. Aug. 2, 16 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller Meets at 7 p.m. Aug. 9, 23 500 S. Oak St., Roanoke www.roanoketexas.com Trophy Club Town Council Meets at 7 p.m. July 26 and Aug. 9, 23 1 Trophy Wood Drive, Trophy Club www.trophyclub.org Westlake Town Council Meets at 10 a.m. Aug. 8 and 5 p.m. Aug. 29 | 1500 Solana Blvd., Bldg. 7, www.cityoeller.com Roanoke City Council Ste. 7200, Westlake www.westlake-tx.org Denton County Commissioners Court Meets at 9 a.m. Aug. 2, 9, 16 231 Courthouse Drive, Denton www.dentoncounty.gov Tarrant County Commissioners Court Meets at 10 a.m. Aug. 2, 9, 16 23100 E. Weatherford St., Fort Worth www.tarrantcounty.com Keller ISD Meets at 6 p.m. July 25 and Aug. 8, 22 350 Keller Parkway, Keller www.kellerisd.net Northwest ISD Meets at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8, 22 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth www.nisdtx.org MEETINGS WE COVER HIGHLIGHTS TARRANT COUNTY The county and city of Fort Worth are partnering with Visit Fort Worth to help with costs to keep the Professional Bull Riders World Finals local. PBR ocials announced last year the World Finals would move to Dickies Arena for 2022, 2023 and 2024. County commissioners voted July 12 to give $1.5 million to help cover costs. The city of Fort Worth is matching that amount.
Architect chosen for new police and courts facility
BY SARA RODIA
months ago, according to Campbell. “The destination is a centrally located piece of property that we felt was ideal,” Campbell said. Funding will come from a half cent sales tax dedicated to the city’s new crime control and prevention district. The district was established after voter approval in May. The estimated cost from the city’s feasibility study was about $38 million, Campbell said. “We estimate based on the $38
million building that the annual debt service for that cost will be roughly $2.5 million,” Campbell said. The timing for this project is about three years—one year for the design and two years for construction, according to Campbell.
ROANOKE City Council voted to approve FGM Architects to design the city’s new police and courts facility at its June 28 meeting. The facility is being updated because the current location, at 609 Dallas Drive, is too small, and the police force has outgrown it, accord- ing to City Manager Scott Campbell. The council acquired property for the new facility across from the fire station off of Fairway Drive about three
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Council considering changes to allow outdoor entertainment
BY SARA RODIA
amending the unified development code to allow outdoor entertainment and amending the noise ordinance to restrict hours for outdoor music and live bands, according to a June 16 newsletter from the city. City Council is expected to con- sider the proposed changes at its Aug. 2 meeting.
KELLER City Council is considering changes that would allow outdoor entertainment within the Old Town Keller zoning district and ensure noise does not bother nearby resi- dents late at night. Two staff recommendations from a June 7 meeting are being examined:
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City focuses on short-term rentals
BY VALERIE WIGGLESWORTH
July 26, 6 p.m. City staff will give a
July 28, 6 p.m. This online event will include a panel discussion. People are invited to submit questions before or during the event.
FORT WORTH The city has created a webpage and will hold two public meetings to help gather information about short-term rentals as officials decide whether to do more to regulate them. Short-term rentals are typically found online through sites such as Airbnb and Vrbo. Fort Worth prohibits short-term rentals in residential districts but acknowledges that some are operating with- out permission. The city is also considering a registration process to collect hotel occupancy taxes.
presentation and collect public comment at City Hall council chambers, 200 Texas St., Fort Worth.
Visit https://bit.ly/3aJC1Ui for more information, including links to watch meetings live online or later in recordings.
SOURCE: CITY OF FORT WORTH/COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
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