The City of Haslet has requested that the City of Fort Worth release extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) to the City of Haslet as legally described in Exhibit A. The 1.879-acre tract is located on the north side of Avondale Haslet Road from Haslet's western city limit line to approximately 1,364 feet to the west. This boundary adjustment will allow the City of Haslet to improve Avondale Haslet Road as shown on Exhibit B. The ETJ released by the City of Fort Worth will then be annexed by the City of Haslet. Haslet will provide maintenance, traffic management and related municipal services for Avondale Haslet Road.
Section 43.015 of the Texas Local Government Code authorizes adjacent municipalities to make mutually agreeable changes in their boundaries for areas that are less than 1,000 feet in width. The purpose of these changes in boundaries is to promote orderly development, public safety and effective delivery of municipal services. The Haslet City Council approved the agreement at their May 6, 2019 public hearing. If the City Councils for both cities approve the proposed boundary adjustment, the ordinance will be executed between the Cities of Fort Worth and Haslet.
The proposed boundary adjustment is located in the Fort Worth extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) within Tarrant County and closest to COUNCIL DISTRICT 7. Upon execution of the boundary agreement, the area will become part of the City of Haslet.This contract will be with a governmental entity, state agency or public institution of higher education: City of Haslet.