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The City of Smithville is pleased to announce that our Code of Ordinances is now available online.  The ordinances are categorized by chapter and you can use the online search engine to find a particular ordinance by subject, term, or phrase.  If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Tracie Dzenowski at  (512) 237-3282, ext. 2101. 

 

To access the City of Smithville Code of Ordinances, click on the following link:

https://ecode360.com/SM6484

Important ordinances passed since the online update in June 2021

Ord. 2022-620 ANNEXING TERRITORY TO THE CITY OF SMITHVILLE, TEXAS, BASTROP COUNTY ON THE REQUEST OF SMITHVILLE LAND PARTNERS, LLC./ S. TODD MCCULLOUGH AND EXTENDING THE BOUNDARY LIMITS OF SAID CITY SO AS TO INCLUDE SAID HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS (Enclave Annexation)

Ord. 2022-621 AMENDING CHAPTER 12 TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES ORDINANCE, ARTICLE 12.200 CONTROL DEVICES (add a three-way stop at the intersection of Webb Street and Callie. Placing a stop sign at the northeast corner of Webb Street, the southwest corner of Webb Street, and the southeast corner of Callie Street)

Ord. 2022-622 AN ORDINANCE MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE CITY OF SMITHVILLE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2022, AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2023, AND ADOPTING THE ANNUAL BUDGET OF THE CITY OF SMITHVILLE FOR THE 2022/2023 FISCAL YEAR.

Ord. 2022-622 Continued

Ord. 2022-623 AN ORDINANCE BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SMITHVILLE, TEXAS AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF “CITY OF SMITHVILLE, TEXAS TAX NOTES, SERIES 2022”, LEVYING AN ANNUAL AD VALOREM TAX, WITHIN THE LIMITATIONS PRESCRIBED BY LAW, FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE OBLIGATIONS; PRESCRIBING THE FORM, TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND RESOLVING OTHER MATTERS INCIDENT AND RELATED TO THE ISSUANCE, SALE, AND DELIVERY OF THE OBLIGATIONS; AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A PAYING AGENT/REGISTRAR AGREEMENT AND A PURCHASE AND INVESTMENT LETTER; COMPLYING WITH THE LETTER OF REPRESENTATIONS PREVIOUSLY EXECUTED WITH THE DEPOSITORY TRUST COMPANY; AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF ANY NECESSARY ENGAGEMENT AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY’S FINANCIAL ADVISORS AND/OR BOND COUNSEL; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Ord. 2022-624 AN ORDINANCE LEVYING AD VALOREM TAXES FOR USE AND SUPPORT OF THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT OF THE CITY OF SMITHVILLE TEXAS FOR THE 2022/2023 FISCAL YEAR; AND PROVIDING WHEN TAXES SHALL BECOME DUE AND WHEN SAME SHALL BECOME DELINQUENT IF NOT PAID

Ord. 2022-624 Continued

ORDINANCE NO. 2022-625 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SMITHVILLE, TEXAS AMENDING CHAPTER 12 TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES ORDINANCE, ARTICLE 12.200 CONTROL DEVICES OF THE CITY OF SMITHVILLE CODE OF ORDINANCE REPEALING CONFLICTING ORDINANCES

Ord. 2022-626 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND ALLOWING, UNDER THE ACT GOVERNING THE TEXAS MUNICIPAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM, "UPDATED SERVICE CREDITS" IN SAID SYSTEM ON AN ANNUAL BASIS FOR SERVICE PERFORMED BY QUALIFYING MEMBERS OF SUCH SYSTEM WHO AT THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE ALLOWANCE ARE MEMBERS OF THE CITY OF SMITHVILLE; PROVIDING FOR INCREASED PRIOR AND CURRENT SERVICE ANNUITIES FOR RETIREES AND BENEFICIARIES OF DECEASED RETIREES OF THE CITY; PROVIDING FOR A CHANGE IN THE MUNICIPAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE CURRENT SERVICE ANNUITY RESERVE AT RETIREMENT OF THE EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY, AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE FOR THE ORDINANCE.

Ord. 2022-627 ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2021-2022 BUDGET OF THE CITY OF SMITHVILLE, TEXAS.

Ord. 2022-628 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SMITHVILLE, TEXAS AMENDING SECTION 12.05.001, CITY OF SMITHVILLE CODE OF ORDINANCES, TO RESTRICT PARKING IN THE REAR OF CITY HALL TO CITY EMPLOYEES FROM 7:00 AM TO 5:30 PM AND TO RESTRICT USE OF PARKING SPACES DESIGNATED FOR POLICE DEPARTMENT USE ONLY; REPEALING CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Ord. 2022-629 AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED TERRITORY TO THE CITY OF SMITHVILLE, TEXAS, BASTROP COUNTY ON THE REQUEST OF SMITHVILLE INVESTMENT LLC./ SADIQUE MAREDIA AND EXTENDING THE BOUNDARY LIMITS OF SAID CITY SO AS TO INCLUDE SAID HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS, AND GRANTING TO ALL THE INHABITANTS OF SAID PROPERTY ALL THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES OF OTHER CITIZENS AND BINDING SAID INHABITANTS BY ALL OF THE ACTS, ORDINANCES, RESOLUTIONS, AND REGULATIONS OF SAID CITY.

Ord. 2022-630 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SMITHVILLE, TEXAS CLOSING, VACATING, AND ABANDONING AN ALLEY OR STREET IN THE CITY DESCRIBED GENERALLY AS A PORTION OF PINE STREET BETWEEN MOUNT PLEASANT ADDITION BLOCK 36 AND BLOCK 37 AND THE ALLEY OF MOUNT PLEASANT ADDITION BLOCK 36 BETWEEN LOTS 3-4 AND 5-6 AND PARTIAL ALLEY OF MOUNT PLEASANT ADDITION BLOCK 37 BEING THE PORTION BETWEEN LOTS 8 AND 5; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM DEED PERTAINING TO SUCH ALLEYS AND STREETS; REPEALING CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Golf Cart Application

Smithville City limits and ETJ map

 

The City of Smithville encourages the use of solar for residential and commercial buildings.

The Smithville Zoning Code does not specifically mention the use of solar, but the Zoning Clarification Memo confirms that the City of Smithville wishes to encourage the use of accessory photovoltaic systems and confirm for property owners that such systems are allowed in all zoning districts when conforming to certain requirements.

Alerts

CITY OFFICES CLOSED UNTIL 10:00 AM THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2023

The National Weather Service is predicting 100% chance of sleet and freezing rain this evening and tomorrow. Overpasses, bridges, and most roadways are exp...

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Delayed Opening

WINTER WEATHER ALERT: Due to freezing drizzle and rain, the City of Smithville will delay opening until 10:00 am tomorrow. Please be careful on the roadw...

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City Hall Closed today from 11:30-1:30

City Hall will be closed today January 12th from 11:30 to 1:30 for a staff meeting. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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