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  1. Street, drainage repair contract approved

    Murphy City Council last week approved a $1.75 million contract for street panel replacement and drainage improvements in Travis Estates and a contract to provide more financial oversight for construction...

  2. With new Hutto City Hall open, Co-Op District begins to take shape

    ...first mixed-use development. “It’s kind of a natural growth. We [were]running out of space,” Hutto Mayor Doug Gaul said. “The customer experience and the resident experience is going to really improve.”...

  3. Council to Tweak Sick Leave Law to Deal With Legislative, Court Challenges

    As San Antonio's mandatory sick leave law faces challenges in the courts and in the Legislature, City Council is looking to make changes to the law that will make it easier to enforce if it is upheld, and...

  4. Community news in brief

    ...Friends of the Georgetown Public Library. TAYLOR City names Wood as finance director Taylor's interim city manager, Jeff Jenkins, recently announced that Jeffrey Wood has been hired as the city’s new finance...

  5. City aims to free up parking at homes

    New Braunfels City Council took steps Monday to help residents tired of having the streets in front of their homes become parking lots for employees of a nearby business. It approved the first reading...

  6. Council eyes 146 traffic relief

    ...Highway 146 corridor. “We believe the tolls discourages commercial traffic from using Highway 99,” said City Manager Rick Davis. “So, they all pile up on 146, and we think that exacerbates a problem we already...

  7. City: State's tax plan would have put $12 million in jeopardy in past 5 years

    The Waco City Council last week blasted the Texas Legislature’s property tax plan, which would require local voters’ approval for municipal governments to increase property tax revenue by 2.5 percent or...

  8. Council passes 4% increase in waste contract

    ...for non-compliance in areas of the contract other than not compacting solid waste properly. The mayor said the new city manager would research the contract and the quality assurance processes in it and...

  9. White Oak backs jobs, economic expansion, gets clean audit

    ...as Nature's Select of the Arklatex, moved into White Oak on Lake Harris Road about two years ago, Mayor Kyle Kutch said. Also, Western Weatherseal was approved for an $8,151.23 grant from White Oak Economic...

  10. Aransas Pass City Council reviews week long water boil

    ...CDT March 13, 2019 Updated: 10:12 PM CDT March 13, 2019 CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Aransas Pass City Council met with public works on Wednesday to discuss what happened during their water leak and how...

  11. Lubbock's coordinated response to storm damage

    ...field, all of the power out there is overhead power, so it's really susceptible to a high wind event," City Manager, Jarrett Atkinson said. Lubbock Power & Light has been working on power outages, lines down,...

  12. Bonham Housing Action Plan 'playbook' presented to Bonham City Council

    ...at a city hall open house prior to his Bonham Housing Action Plan (B-HAP) “playbook” presentation to City Council. Among those attending were local board members, Bonham Manufacturers’ Roundtable participants...

  13. City cracks down on game rooms to prevent illegal gambling

    ...to see what all the ties are, all the business relationships," Brewer said. According to Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope, "We'll shut a game room down on a Tuesday and it'll be back in business on Thursday in the...

  14. City investing in downtown development

    ...the $250,000 already allocated by the city for rebuilding and repairing the antique infrastructure. Mayor Steve Presley has said underground infrastructure repairs are necessary to develop and redevelop downtown....

  15. City leaders holding businesses accountable for unpaid water bills

    ...13, 2019 Updated: 6:51 PM CDT March 13, 2019 CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — There are indications that city council members are keeping their promise that large industrial operations in Corpus Christi will be...

  16. Six finalists in line for Corpus Christi City Manager position

    ...down to six finalists. City council members will ultimately have the final say, but Corpus Christi Mayor Joe McComb said he believes the public will be able to get the chance to meet the candidates and give...

  17. Burkburnett selects top candidate for Chief of Police

    ...last day on April 30, 2019, is fast approaching. In the special meeting, city leaders voted to allow City Manager Lawrence Cutrone to enter negotiations with Denison Police Department Administrative Lieutenant...

  18. Alamo Police Chief shares stats following first year of leading department

    ...patrol more parking lots,” Alaniz said. Despite Castillo's pending case with some of the members of the city commission, he is not letting that interfere with his daily duties "I stand by my statistics, by my...

  19. Denison adding fire training equipment

    ...equipment will better train firefighters from across the region on the use of pump trucks. The Denison City Council recently approved a memorandum of understanding with the city of Sherman to transfer a pump...

  20. City sees uptick in sales tax allocation

    ...allocations are up 51.81 percent compared to the previous year-to-date amount of $1,677,106, records show. City Manager Barry Sullivan said the city is happy with the higher-than-budgeted sales tax revenue for the...

  21. Tarrant County to collaborate with Colleyville and neighboring cities on upcoming traffic signal project

    ...hope to have the design work completed and be ready to begin installation by late this year,” Euless City Manager Loretta Getchell wrote in an email response. “We would expect installation and construction...

  22. Raymondville considers building splash park - Local News - ValleyMorningStar

    ...RAYMONDVILLE — Children might be cooling off in the city’s first splash park soon. Earlier this week, city commissioners gave City Manager Eleazar Garcia the approval to research costs and vendors for the project....

  23. Belton council approves land sale for Loop 121 expansion

    ...explained that the city will keep the fence and relocate it once the Loop 121 widening is complete. Mayor Marion Grayson also had a concern: Belton’s recently constructed right-turn lane near Sparta Road...

  24. Water rate increase in 2015 served its purpose, city manager says

    In an update on the 2015 water rate study, Athens City Manager Elizabeth Borstad said the increase did what officials intended and has placed the city in a much better position than it was in five years...

  25. New water plant could be on the way to the City of Peñitas

    ...five o'clock in the morning, the traffic here is very backed up," Loya said. City leaders, such as Mayor Rigo López, said it's also a sign that more commercial developments have chosen the city of Peñitas....

  26. City report requests repavement of 6 Nacogdoches streets, rebuilding of another

    ...excessive damage of our streets occurring, and we’re getting potholes every day.” The Nacogdoches City Council is expected to approve this year’s street improvement selections during their regularly scheduled...

  27. O’Donnell issues boil water notice after Tuesday night storms

    ...will call off the notice, but the hope is normal water function will resume on Thursday, O’Donnell Mayor Mark Roye, said. The water flow issue was caused after a backup generator that supplies power to...

  28. Bluebonnet Festival will bloom soon in Burnet

    ...for a full schedule. And of course, the event’s namesake, the Bluebonnet, should put on a tremendous show all across the hill country this year as well. Hope to see you there! Mayor Crista Goble Bromley

  29. Athens mayor details state of the city for Rotary

    Athens mayor details state of the city for Rotary ATHENS–Athens Mayor Monte Montgomery outlined municipal accomplishments and future plans as the March 7 speaker at Athens Rotary Club, saying the city...

  30. e-Scooters on city’s radar

    ...sidewalk in Corpus Christi for a renter to swipe a credit card and go for a ride. The Port Aransas City Council is expected to consider the electric-powered vehicles at its meeting on March 21. Staff photo...

  31. Audit finds no problem with Haltom City’s water meters

    ...hired to conduct the audit after some residents complained that their water bills were too high, told City Council members on Monday that the water system is in much better shape now because of meter replacement....

  32. Mayor Nirenberg appeals to Congress for aid in curbing I-35 congestion

    ...conditions in the San Antonio area. Photo: John Davenport, STAFF / San Antonio Express-News Mayor Nirenberg appeals to Congress for aid in curbing I-35 congestion Back to Gallery San Antonio...

  33. Kyle says no increase on storm water fee

    ...members were no longer interested in increasing the fee and wanted more time to discuss the issue. Mayor Travis Mitchell and council member Daphne Tenorio were the most vocal against increasing the fee....

  34. City Corner

    News March 13, 2019 Issue Mayor Brent Hinckley There are several different varieties of spring wildflowers beginning to bloom around Mason, and although everyone is anxious to enjoy a great crop of...

  35. George Bush Intercontinental Airport to celebrate 50th anniversary with community event

    ...airports in the Americas to fly to every inhabitable continent in the world. Changing the airport's name to honor President George H.W. Bush was a unanimous decision by the Houston City Council. Read More

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