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  1. St. Paul remodeling city hall

    ...warehouse with a small office when it was purchased by the city in 1991. London reported that when the city council conducts an executive session, guests are asked to step outside because there is no private...

  2. City officials looking into power outage issues

    ...looking into an issue that has been leaving several Laredo residents in the dark. During this week’s City Council meeting, Councilman George Altgelt brought up several complaints by his constituents regarding...

  3. Coppell works to find solution to fix failed park canal wall

    ...failed diversion wall the runs through the Grapevine Springs Park canal. During a recent meeting, the City Council approved a project that would provide the city options on what to do to get water running through...

  4. Uvalde to Bus Migrants to San Antonio

    ...population. “Our hands are tied we’re just a little, itty bitty government,” said City of Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin Jr. The City of Uvalde is taking swift action after getting a warning from Border...

  5. City mulls upping hotel occupancy tax

    Wichita Falls Mayor Stephen Santellana speaks Tuesday during a city council meeting. The city is considering a two-percent increase in the hotel occupancy tax that is paid by hotel/motel customers. As most...

  6. City of Marlin hires Davis as new city manager

    Wed, 05/22/2019 - 5:00am The Marlin City Council voted to hire a new city manager on May 10. They named Cedric W. Davis Sr. to the post. Davis was the first African-American to be elected mayor of Balch...

  7. LJ council moves to remove membership club from ordinance

    LAKE JACKSON — Rather than defining “membership club” in Lake Jackson’s zoning ordinance, as City Council has discussed for more than a month, they will begin the process to remove the words completely....

  8. City approves first step for a Kids Safe Zone facility

    The Lufkin City Council approved on first reading, in a 4-2 vote, a special use permit for a sheltered care facility in the 300 block of North Bynum Street during its regular meeting Tuesday. The organization,...

  9. City meetings

    Thursday 9 a.m.: Galveston City Council, city hall, 823 25th St, 409-797-3510. 7 p.m.: Santa Fe City Council, city hall, 12002 state Highway 6, 409-925-6412. Tuesday 5:30 p.m.: City of Hitchcock Planning...

  10. Highway rezoning presented to council

    More commercial development could be coming to Hwy. 75, pending rezoning from the Huntsville City Council. Local property owners requested changing their 9.15 acre tract of land in the 7100 block of the...

  11. New convention center? The biggest, most expensive option may be on the table

    ...Posted: May 21, 2019 / 10:30 PM CDT / Updated: May 21, 2019 / 10:35 PM CDT AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin City Council is scheduled to discuss and possibly vote Thursday on a resolution calling for the preservation...

  12. City council approves TIF money for downtown Hyatt, could consider parking separately

    ...projects got the green light for public Tax Increment Financing Zone subsidies at Tuesday night’s Waco City Council meeting, but the fate of some additional public parking still hangs in the balance. The council...

  13. City’s street maintenance program rolls into year 6

    ...(SPMP), which is now in its sixth year. The recommendations for 2019 were presented at Tuesday’s city council meeting. Since the start of the SPMP in 2014, the city says progress has been made by increasing...

  14. City Council mulls allocation to open homeless shelter nightly

    ...initiatives next year, most of which would help the Monsignor King Outreach Center open every night. Denton City Council members said they would consider the allocation for the 2019-20 budget year. City Manager...

  15. City says New Beginnings unsafe to occupy

    The Canton City Council held a council hearing panel May 16 regarding the condemnation of the property once known as Heritage Manor Nursing Home on College Street, approving an order to execute and move...

  16. Consultant updates BC on Harvey funds

    As part of a $5 billion Hurricane Harvey federal grant to Texas announced nearly a year ago from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Bridge City was allocated $2.034 million for infrastructure and $1.566 million for the acquisition.

  17. City of Amarillo using digital data to build Parks and Recreation Master Plan

    ...parks and recreations so residents can make the most of these facilities. While Tuesday afternoon was simply preliminary findings to city council, a full study will be presented by the end of the summer.

  18. City Council approves storm-related resolution

    Local News City Council approves storm-related resolution Late water bill fees, business permit fees, and stray animal fees waived By: Amanda Lozano Posted: May 21, 2019 06:04 PM CDT Updated:...

  19. McKinney school resource officer program earns national recognition

    The McKinney City Council proclaimed Tuesday as McKinney Police Department School Resource Officer’s Day and honored them for being one of just a few agencies to be recognized as a National Model Agency for SROs.

  20. Denison reduces fee for second trash cart

    ...residents who had previously opted for a second trash cart will soon have a lower trash bill. The Denison City Council approved a measure Monday to reduce the fee associated with the second trash cart from $20...

  21. Tomball council authorizes use of eminent domain for public utility easement on Hufsmith Road

    Tomball City Council approved four resolutions regarding the use of eminent domain during a May 20 meeting. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper) Council members approved four resolutions May 20 authorizing...

  22. City of WF moves forward with annual water main replacement project

    WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - The Wichita Falls City Council approved a resolution Tuesday morning authorizing the City Manager to award a bid and contract for the 2019 Water Budget Utility Improvements...

  23. Stub 'em out: Smoking ban expands to San Antonio parks and plazas soon

    ...The nicotine nix starts June 1, and affects the city’s biggest tourist attractions—the result of a city council decision earlier this year to expand the public areas where tobacco is banned. “It includes...

  24. Smithville approves variance for digital billboard along Texas 71

    ...Sevilla @MrAndySevilla Tuesday May 21, 2019 at 5:02 PM May 21, 2019 at 5:02 PM The Smithville City Council on May 13 approved a variance and a development agreement for a digital billboard at the Subway...

  25. Storm causes thousands of outages

    ...declined to give his name, saying his car had a couple of small dents caused by the hail. Assistant City Manager Phillip Urrutia also said the city didn’t see any of its property or buildings damaged from...

  26. Voters in Briarcliff and Lakeway approve creation of Emergency Services District 16

    Lakeway City Council members discuss the proposed ESD 16 at a Jan. 22 meeting. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper) Travis County residents in the village of Briarcliff, Lakeway’s extraterritorial...

  27. City chooses new Wichita Falls Fire Department chief

    Ken Prillaman was nominated as the next Wichita Falls fire chief - a move approved by city council Tuesday morning by a vote of 6-1. The hire was opposed by Councilor Steve Jackson who said he would have...

  28. Texas First Lady unveils downtown Mesquite rendering

    ...designation of Mesquite as a Texas Main Street community. “Today we celebrate Mesquite," Mesquite Mayor Stan Pickett said Thursday. "Today, we will embrace our past. Today, we will unveil the future of...

  29. Austin's scooters could come under same rules as taxis

    ...@kbrad5Philip Jankowski @PhilJankowski Tuesday May 21, 2019 at 3:40 PM May 21, 2019 at 3:40 PM The Austin City Council on Thursday could create an unprecedented level of regulation governing electric rental scooters,...

  30. Wichita Falls City Council votes to change, add rules, to govern itself & city staff

    WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) - The Wichita Falls City Council approved changes and additions to how it governs itself Tuesday. Following the city's strategic planning workshop, it was decided that main two...

  31. City Corner

    ...available to read with an online subscription. Keep up-to-date with news. News May 22, 2019 Issue Mayor Brent Hinckley The City of Mason is approaching a significant event next week with the retirement...

  32. Tomball City Council adopts water conservation plan, approves rezoning

    ...what having a superior water system really means. Photo: Anna Schumann / The Potpourri The Tomball City Council is moving forward with eminent domain on four properties to install public utilities, adopted...

  33. Pearland enters agreement with emergency service districts

    ...service districts. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper) After nearly a year of work, Pearland City Council voted for the city to enter into an interlocal agreement with Emergency Service Districts 4...

  34. City Council approves emergency relief measures for storm damage

    San Angelo residents were given some relief in storm recovery efforts when the San Angelo City Council gathered for an emergency meeting early Tuesday. Before the weekly regularly-scheduled meeting, council...

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