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  1. City Council discusses concertina wire along the border

    LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - During Monday night’s City Council meeting, officials discussed the city's possible role in overseeing concertina wire fencing along the Rio Grande. The agreement between U.S. Customs...

  2. Lufkin City Council to begin annexation process

    The Lufkin City Council will deliberate service plans for extraterritorial jurisdiction areas being considered for annexation into the corporate city limits during its regular meeting at 5 p.m. today. ...

  3. Converse supports sewer service rate hike

    By Jeff B. Flinn, Staff writer Published 12:00 am CDT, Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Converse City Council members have begrudgingly given their support to a rate hike for sewer service that shows a 16.5 percent...

  4. Selma eyes bonds to cover costs of expansion, water system update

    ...Corporate Drive, construct a new public works building and update its water system during its May 9 city council meeting. The city will pursue certificates of obligation bonds to cover the $6.2 million price...

  5. Schertz considers bonds to pay for road, sewer improvements

    ...for through the city’s general fund is currently being put in place, explained Brian James, assistant city manager. The bond money would be directed toward specific larger projects, “those that we would get...

  6. Cibolo Summer Nights kicks off second season

    ...the Cibolo Summer Nights opener. “We’re here just knocking out a little bit of fun,” said Cibolo Mayor Stosh Boyle at the Cibolo Multi-Event Center, where a half-dozen kids’ games were staked out before...

  7. Holiday Lakes needed pumps, and drainage district helped out

    ...partially inundated with floodwater is receiving help from the Velasco Drainage District to clear it out, Mayor Norman Schroeder said. Schroeder turned to the drainage district after some waterlines failed near...

  8. Sherman council adopts new noise ordinance

    SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) - The Sherman City Council voted to adopt a new noise ordinance Monday. Sherman City Council voted to adopt a new noise ordinance Monday. The change would scrap the the current...

  9. Dickinson's $9M Harvey recovery plan moves slowly

    ...the highest amounts for any single local government outside of the city of Houston, said Dickinson City Administrator Chris Heard. In March, the city settled on specific projects based on how wide an effect...

  10. Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald fired Monday

    ...which was found after a records request from the Star-Telegram. Confrontation in D.C. Last week, Mayor Betsy Price had asked city management to look into an encounter between Fitzgerald and the president...

  11. City of McKinney considers installing 5G wireless network to promote future development

    ...McKinney is considering an upgrade to its wireless technology in certain parts of the city. McKinney City Council began discussions on implementing fifth generation wireless technology during a work session...

  12. Lakeway doles out $90,000 to TexArts, Lake Travis Film Festival from HOT coffers

    ...Lakeway Judge Kevin Madison administered the oath of office May 20 to returning Mayor Sandy Cox and new City Council members Doug Howell, Sanjeev Kumar and Gretchen Vance. Cox thanked Council Members Ron Massa...

  13. Sherman considering nearly $16 million police station project

    ...Michael Hutchins, Herald Democrat Monday May 20, 2019 at 5:56 PM May 20, 2019 at 7:18 PM The Sherman City Council is considering options on how best to meet the needs of the police department as the city continues...

  14. Rusk commissioners OK eyesore demolition, summer fitness program for sheriff's office

    ... "To get a backhoe in there, it's got to be dry," he said. "But it's going to be pretty quick." Mayor J.W. "Buzz" Fullen attends most Commissioners Court sessions, and he praised the action and credited...

  15. Alamo fires police chief after months-long dispute

    ...various state laws when it sought to fire him. Perhaps chief among those who wanted Castillo out was Mayor Diana Martinez, who, after the board of commissioners met in executive session for about 30 minutes,...

  16. Lakeway amends its code of ethics

    Lakeway City Council voted to update its code of ethics during the May 20 regular meeting. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper) Lakeway City Council voted to update the city’s ethics code after a...

  17. Complexity Gaming debuts esports headquarters at The Star in Frisco

    ...May 20 for gamers of all levels. “This is just a beautiful place, and I think what we envisioned, Mayor, when we came to Frisco,” Dallas Cowboys Executive Vice President Stephen Jones said to Mayor Jeff...

  18. State of the city: Turner announces park plan, renews pitch for transit, startups

    ...Anthem is sung by Olutomilola Akinwanden of Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts at Mayor Sylvester Turner's annual State of the City address on Monday, May 20, 2019. On her left is Jacob...

  19. Mike Gudgel named lone finalist for Denison PD chief slot

    ...“I am thrilled about the opportunity to be a part of such an amazing city and its future.” Denison City Manager Jud Rex said the city attracted a strong field of candidates, which he said was indicative...

  20. City Manager Kent Cagle terminated by Leander Council

    ...Economic Development Director resigns HCN File/Kayla Bouchard By JOSH MONIZ, Senior Reporter Leander City Manager Kent Cagle was terminated “with cause” from his position Monday in a 6-to-1 vote by the Leander...

  21. Abilene city manager gives brief overview of storm recovery so far

    ...Street and open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The city has received calls from state government officials — Mayor Anthony Williams spoke to Gov. Greg Abbott, for example — asking what aid is needed locally, Hanna...

  22. First Annual City-Wide Clean-up slated for May 18

    ...p.m. “This is a great oppotunity for our community to come together and help our neighbors,” Teague City Administrator, Theresa Prasil, said. “We are looking for volunteers to help now with citizens who are...

  23. Leander Economic Development Director Mark Willis resigns

    ...economic development director. Willis submitted his letter of resignation prior to the May 20 special City Council meeting during which former City Manager Kent Cagle was dismissed from his role, according...

  24. DFW Airport, American Airlines reach deal to build a sixth terminal

    ...reach $3.5 billion. “Terminal F is another sign of how quickly our region is growing,” Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price said. The plans were announced Monday during a DFW State of the Airport presentation...

  25. Robstown disputes 'worst city to live in Texas' ranking

    ...story, which was published Saturday, reported Robstown had a violent crime rate of 894 for 2017, but city manager Herman Rodriguez said the city’s police department reported only 27 violent crimes for all...

  26. Food trucks, larger accessory buildings permitted following Magnolia City Council vote

    Magnolia City Council approved changes to the city's Unified Development Code, conditionally permitting food trucks in certain commercial areas, on May 14. (Kara McIntyre/Community Impact Newspaper) ...

  27. Rowlett Council approves amendment to solar panel placement

    Video still from the U.S. Department of Energy During the May 7 Rowlett City Council meeting a public hearing was conducted on a proposed ordinance amending Section 77- 303.D.4 of the Rowlett Development...

  28. Collin County Transit service to launch in Prosper June 3

    ...the McKinney Urban Transit District and the Denton County Transportation Authority,” said Prosper Mayor Ray Smith. “The ability to easily get to and from doctors’ offices, pharmacies, grocery stores, and...

  29. Mission approves interlocal agreement with Agua SUD

    Mission gained ownership of a sanitary sewer lift station on Moorefield Road during this week’s city council meeting. The city entered and approved an interlocal agreement with the Agua Special Utility District...

  30. Canyon Area Library may eliminate overdue book fines

    ...in overdue fees at the Canyon Area Library may soon be a thing of the past. On Monday, the Canyon City Commission will hear a proposal and consider ending the practice as the library works to move toward...

  31. Clarksville City Council to resume action on vacant, damaged properties

    Buy Now The “Fun House,” at 204 S. West. St., is one of nine properties the Clarksville City Council recommended be demolished. Submitted Photo CLARKSVILLE — The City Council will discuss and possibly...

  32. Williamson County mulls bond election for roads, parks

    ...committee members are from the Leander and Cedar Park area: Mitch Fuller, former Cedar Park City Council member and senior vice commander of the Leander Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10427; Joe Bob Ellison,...

  33. Police substation to reopen at Katy Mills to decrease response times on south side

    ...the urgent need to add four police officers to the Katy Police Department at the April 22 Katy City Council meeting, Katy Police Chief Noe Diaz said even seven to 10 cops on a given shift are sometimes not...

  34. City Council to discuss creating new bicycle lanes in downtown area

    LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - City Council will consider approving a contract to Bendicion Engineering, LLC from San Antonio to help design a new bicycle lane project. The company will work to design possible plans...

  35. Lake Jacksonville reopened to all activities

    Lake Jacksonville has been reopened. The city of Jacksonville had closed the lake Sunday due to high water levels. All activities are now permitted on the lake again.

  36. MUDs fund building blocks of Pearland’s development

    ...their independence, officials said. If the city has a strategic partnership agreement with an ETJ MUD, city council can approve the city absorbing some MUD debt, Hardy said. A three-year annexation plan is typically...

  37. Recycling critical as landfill nears capacity

    ...the new landfill. “This should have been done a long time ago,” he said. In 1990, the Fort Stockton City Council voted against a landfill advisory board, stating that they didn't see a need. In 1990, council...

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