City Policies

These official City Policies are approved by Resolution by the City Council. These policies do not govern residents or businesses. Instead these policies govern City staff's procedures and operations.

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City Policies18 documents

  • Policy #1 - Fund Balance
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    The purpose of this policy is to establish definitions, policies and procedures for the City's Fund Balances.
  • Policy #2 - Budget adjustments and Purchasing Policy
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    The purpose of this policy is to define how budget adjustments and purchasing is handled by the City.
  • Policy #3 - Grants
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    The purpose of this policy is to define the City's Grant review, application and budgeting process.
  • Policy #4 - Investment Policy
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    The purpose of this policy is to set forth specific investment policy and strategy guidelines for the City.
  • Policy #5 - Use / Access of City Resources by Mayor and Council
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    The purpose of this policy is to define the proper use and access of City resources by Mayor and Council.
  • Policy #6 - Social Media
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    The purpose of this policy is to provide a framework for the use of social media by the City staff.
  • Policy #7 - Records Management
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    This policy provides procedures for the organization, maintenance and disposition, and destruction of records consistent with the Texas Local Government Records Act.
  • Policy #8 - City Facilities Use
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    The purpose of this administrative policy is to establish procedures governing the use of the City Hall Chambers.
  • Policy #9 - Water Bill Adjustments
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    The purpose of this policy is to define how and when the City Water Utility will adjust a water bill for a leak.
  • Policy #10 - Working Relationships and Procedures
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    The purpose of this policy is to establish working relationships and procedures between the City Council and the City Manager, City Staff, Department Heads, Employees, City Attorney, City Accountant, contractors and all others that have or may have business with the City.
  • Policy #11 - Signs on Public Property
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    This policy regulates signs that may be placed on public property.
  • Policy #12 - Sick Leave Pool
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    To authorize and provide guidance in administering a Donation of Vacation Leave / Sick Leave Pool, which is a benefit that provides eligible employees who have exhausted all other accrued leave with additional sick leave in the event of a family emergency or a personal crisis.
  • Policy #13 - Use of City Logo
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    The purpose of this policy is to establish guidelines for the use of the official City Logo in political advertising by candidates for public office within the City.
  • Policy #14 - Guidelines for Public Speaking
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    The purpose of this policy is to establish reasonable guidelines for members of the public who desire to address the City Council, a Board, or a Commission of the City during an open meeting.
  • Policy #15 - Standard Operating Procedures for Public Information Requests
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    The purpose of this policy is to set out guidelines to ensure that all requests for public information are handled uniformly, fairly, timely, and within the statutes set out by the State of Texas Public Information Act.
  • Policy #16 - Speed Humps
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    The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance on submission and approval procedures for speed humps on residential public roads.
  • Policy #17 - Disbursement Authorization
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    The purpose of this policy is to establish authorization for disbursements from City depository accounts.
  • Policy #18 - Board of Adjustment Policy
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    The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance for the preparation and conduct of the Board of Adjustment meeting proceedings.