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CITY OF BALCH SPRINGS, TEXAS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING
THE CREATION OF A PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
Pursuant to Section 372.009(c) and (d) of the Texas Local Government Code, as amended, notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Balch Springs, Texas (“City”), will hold a public hearing to accept public comments and discuss the petition (the “Petition”), filed by HC Hebron 121 Station 1, LLC, Hayden Huffines, Garrett Huffines, Haley Huffines Gigliotti (collectively, the “Petitioners”), requesting that the City create the Bandera Public Improvement District (the “District”) to include property owned by the Petitioners, and all such property to be included in the proposed District is located within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City.
Time and Place of the Hearing. The public hearing will start at or after 7:00 p.m. on November 8, 2021, at the regular meeting place of the City Council of the City in the City Hall Building located at 13503 Alexander Road, Balch Springs, Texas 75181.During the public hearing, any interested person may speak for or against the establishment of the District and the advisability of the improvements to be made for the benefit of the property within the District. The public hearing may be adjourned from time to time until the City Council makes findings in accordance with Section 372.009 of the Texas Local Government Code.
General Nature of the Proposed Authorized Improvements. The purposes of the District include the design, acquisition, construction, and improvement of public improvement projects authorized by the Public Improvement District Assessment Act, codified as Chapter 372, Texas Local Government Code, as amended (the “Act”), that are necessary for the development of the property within the District, which public improvements may include, but not be limited to: (1) design, construction and other allowed costs related to street and roadway improvements, including related earthwork, sidewalks, drainage, utility relocation, signalization, landscaping, lighting, signage, and rights-of-way; (2) design, construction and other allowed costs related to storm drainage improvements; (3) design, construction and other allowed costs related to water, wastewater and drainage (including detention) improvements and facilities; (4) design, construction and other allowed costs related to erection of fountains, distinctive lighting and signs, and acquisition and installation of pieces of art; (5) design, construction and other allowed costs related to parks, open space, and recreational improvements, including trails, landscaping, and irrigation related thereto; (6) design, construction and other allowed costs related to off-street parking facilities, including related sidewalks, drainage, utility relocation, signalization, landscaping, lighting, signage and rights-of-way; (7) design, construction and other allowed costs related to projects similar to those listed in subsections (1) - (6) above authorized by the Act, including similar off-site projects that provide a benefit to the Property within the District; (8) payment of expenses incurred in the establishment, administration and operation of the District; and (9) payment of expenses associated with financing such public improvement projects, which may include but are not limited to, costs associated with issuance and sale of revenue bonds secured by assessments levied against the Property (collectively, the “Authorized Improvements”). These Authorized Improvements shall promote the interests of the City and confer a special benefit on the Property.
Estimated Cost of the Authorized Improvements. The estimated cost to design, acquire and construct the Authorized Improvements, including eligible costs related to the establishment, administration and operation of the District and expenses associated with financing Authorized Improvements is $7,000,000.
Proposed District Boundaries. The District is proposed to include approximately 35.240 acres of land generally located north of Interstate 20, southeast of Mercury Road, and west of McKenzie Road, and as more particularly described by a metes and bounds description available at the City Hall Building located at 13503 Alexander Road, Balch Springs, Texas 75181, all such property being located within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City, and such property description is available for public inspection during regular business hours of the City.
Proposed Method of Assessment. City shall levy assessments on each parcel within the District in a manner that results in imposing equal shares of the costs on property similarly benefited. Each assessment may be paid in full at any time (including accrued and unpaid interest), and certain assessments may be paid in annual installments (including interest and debt). If an assessment is allowed to be paid in installments, then the installments must be paid in amounts necessary to meet annual costs for those Authorized Improvements financed by the assessments and must continue for a period necessary to retire the indebtedness issued to finance or refinance those Authorized Improvements (including interest).
Proposed Apportionment of Cost between the District and City. City will not be obligated to provide any funds to finance the Authorized Improvements, other than from assessments levied on the District property and tax increment reinvestment zone revenue. No municipal property in the District shall be assessed.. All of the costs of the Authorized Improvements will be paid from assessments and from other sources of funds, if any, available to the Petitioner.
CITY OF BALCH SPRINGS, TEXAS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING
THE CREATION OF A REINVESTMENT ZONE
Pursuant to Section 311.003 of the Texas Tax Code, as amended, notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Balch Springs, Texas (“City”), will hold a public hearing that will start at or after 7:00 p.m. on November 8, 2021, at the regular meeting place of the City Council of the City in the City Hall Building located at 13503 Alexander Road, Balch Springs, Texas 75181, on the creation of a reinvestment zone and its benefits to the City of Balch Springs and to provide a reasonable opportunity for any owner of property within the proposed zone to protest the inclusion of their property within the proposed zone, which proposed reinvestment zone contains approximately 35.240 acres of land generally located north of Interstate 20, southeast of Mercury Road, and west of McKenzie Road in Dallas County, Texas, located within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Balch Springs, Texas. A map depicting the boundaries of the proposed reinvestment zone and a boundary description of the land to be included within the proposed reinvestment zone are available at the City Hall Building located at 13503 Alexander Road, Balch Springs, Texas 75181 and available for public inspection during regular business hours of the City. At the public hearing, any interested person may speak for or against the inclusion of property within the proposed reinvestment zone, the creation of the proposed reinvestment zone, its boundaries and/or the concept of tax increment financing. Following the public hearing, the Balch Springs City Council will consider adoption of an ordinance creating the Reinvestment zone and other related matters.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The City of Balch Springs City Council will conduct a public hearing at a meeting on Monday, November 8, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. located at the Balch Springs City Hall, 13503 Alexander Road, Balch Springs, TX 75181 to consider the following:
Special Use Permit (SUP) Application No. 002-2021: by Paula Najera c/o George Christ to allow an E-Cigarette Establishment and tobacco store located at 12227 Lake June Road, Ste. 200 on a lot totaling 0.985 acres. The proposal requires an approved Special Use Permit (SUP) to permit the proposed use within the current “LR” Local Retail Zoning designation.
For more information contact the Planning & Zoning Division at 972-286-4477 x.123 or 212, R. Hall, firstname.lastname@example.org or C. Dyser, email@example.com or visit the city website at www.cityofbalchsprings.com
Development Block Grant
Notice of Funding
The City of Mesquite will be accepting applications for its Community Development Block Grant – CARES Act funds (CDBG-CV) for Fiscal Year 2022. Eligible non-profits, City departments, and neighborhood organizations are encouraged to apply.
Agencies and organizations interested in applying for CDBG-CV funding, must have a program that is associated with COVID-19 and meets one of the following federal National Objectives: (1) Benefits persons of low- to moderate-income; (2) Aids in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight; (3) Meets community development needs that have a particular urgency.
Funding will be available to selected agencies and organizations January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022. Applications will be made available on the City of Mesquite’s website https://www.cityofmesquite.com/495/Subrecipient-Information on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 and are due by no later than close of business on Friday, November 5, 2021. Applicants may also request a copy of the application by contacting the CDBG Coordinator at 972-216-6425 or RButler@cityofmesquite.com.