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  1. Heavy rain season impacts Mesquite’s funds

    Mesquite Director of Finance Debbie Mol presented the City Council with an overview of the financial statement for the period of Oct. 1, 2018, through March 31 at Monday night’s Council staff work session....

  2. Rowlett discusses dockless bikes

    Community Services Manager Maria Martinez gave the Rowlett City Council an update on dockless bike systems in the city during Tuesday night’s work session. “During the early spring and late summer of last...

  3. Carrollton Workforce Services named Strategic Human Resources Department of the Year

    ...aims to be the employer of choice for new applicants and an employer of pride for current employees,” City Manager Erin Rinehart said. “We’re proud to have been recognized for our continuous efforts to strategically...

  4. Sweeny chooses engineer for water project

    ...officials said. Sweeny residents have complained for a while of discolored water coming from their taps, Mayor Jeff Farley said. Recently, the city changed the chemicals it uses to treat the water and improved...

  5. City approves parks plan, food code

    ...Marcos Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan got its final approval Tuesday night. The San Marcos City Council gave the plan the green light after some discussion about trails on a map in the plan. Mayor...

  6. City begins search for new city manager

    Seguin’s search for its new city manager officially kicked off. The city recently started accepting applications for city manager following the announcement of current city manager Doug Faseler’s retirement...

  7. City meetings

    ...p.m.: Santa Fe Parks Board, city hall, 12002 state Highway 6, 409-925-6412. 6:30 p.m.: Bayou Vista City Council, MUD Reception Hall, 2929 state Highway 6. Call 409-935-8348. June 3 9:30 a.m.: Galveston...

  8. League City led county population growth in 2018, census finds

    ...League City’s persistent growth, despite the storm, is evidence of the city’s high quality of life, Mayor Pat Hallisey said. “We’re happy,” Hallisey said. “We know we’re growing, and we’re feeling the pains...

  9. Gatesville sludge problem leads to cost-saving solar solution

    ...problem of sewage sludge from getting wet in the holding area where it was drying out," said Gatesville City Manager Bill Parry. He found a government grant program that could help, but needed another project...

  10. Denison turns out to meet police chief finalist

    ...from 18 states. “I think the real thing that sets him apart is that he’s community minded,” Denison City Manager Jud Rex said. “So, he’s going to bring a community-policing approach to Denison, which we’ve...

  11. Longview creates information services director post, adds $50,000 in salaries

    ...Pirtle during discussion about creating an Information Services director position during a Longview City Council meeting Thursday at City Hall. City of Longview Information Systems Manager Justin Cure will...

  12. RTA launching new Port Aransas express route

    After surveying business owners, the agency is starting up its “Port Aransas Express” route. It will start at the Staples Street Station in Corpus Christi, then make stops near the H-E-B stores in Ingleside and Aransas Pass, before continuing on to...

  13. Keurig Dr Pepper breaks ground on Texas headquarters at The Star in Frisco

    ...non-profit corporation and is governed by a seven-member board of directors appointed by the Frisco, Texas City Council. Job number one is facilitating the creation of jobs, as the Frisco EDC’s mission is to improve...

  14. Electric scooter riders, cyclists officially allowed on Austin sidewalks after City Council vote

    ...what has been a roughly yearlong effort to regulate the behavior of electric scooter riders, Austin City Council decided May 23 that electric scooter users, as well as cyclists, can ride on the city’s sidewalks,...

  15. Austin City Council still unsure whether to place franchise requirements on dockless scooter, bike companies

    ...any new company to open up shop and provide an alternative to existing options would be subject to City Council approval. The city manager would also have to recommend City Council approve the company after...

  16. Texas lawmakers OK massive flood control package in response to Harvey, send measure to Abbott’s desk

    ...local money required to access recovery aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and other Gulf Coast officials have pressed lawmakers for months to tap the rainy...

  17. Conroe bans unattended donation bins, slaps $2,000 fine on bins not removed within 90 days

    Conroe City Council banned unattended donation bins May 23, effective within 90 days. (Jules Rogers/Community Impact Newspaper) Unattended donation bins were completely banned within city limits by Conroe...

  18. City of Cactus to build new aquatic center

    ...started saving for a new aquatic center. “The current pool safely accommodates 50 to 60 people,” said City Manager Aldo Gallegos. “This new pool is going to have a lot more amenities. Splash pads, slides, family...

  19. Council to consider awarding equipment bids

    Staff Writer Monday, January 22, 2018 BIG SPRING, TX The Big Spring City Council will consider awarding bids on its annual financing lease package for items valued at more than $2 million at its regular...

  20. City Council says yes to $1.2 billion convention center expansion

    Elizabeth Findell @efindell Thursday May 23, 2019 at 6:23 PM May 23, 2019 at 6:23 PM The Austin City Council unanimously signed on Thursday to a $1.2 billion plan to expand the convention center, granting...

  21. Denison approves annexation plan for outlying areas in emergency meeting

    ...23, 2019 at 10:31 AM May 23, 2019 at 4:04 PM The city of Denison held an emergency meeting of the City Council Thursday morning to address annexation amid statewide reforms. The meeting comes with the passage...

  22. Rowlett council discusses draft on super majority

    During Tuesday night’s Rowlett City Council work session, the council discussed an amendment to Chapter 77-704 of the Rowlett Development Code (RDC) to include Article 211.006(f) of the Texas Local Government...

  23. Buda aquifer storage bill passes in Texas Senate

    ...well will begin in October or November, Buda Water Resources Coordinator Blake Neffendorf told Buda City Council at its May 21 meeting. Katharine Jose Katharine Jose has written about politics, infrastructure,...

  24. First Responder Bowl set to move from Cotton Bowl to SMU's Ford Stadium

    ...new ways to say thank you to them for their service in our communities." In September 2018, Dallas City Council approved a $300,000 payment to be paid over a two-year period to keep the game at the Cotton...

  25. Montgomery finalizing plans for new welcome monument

    ...Meagan Ellsworth Montgomery finalizing plans for new welcome monument Back to Gallery Montgomery City Administrator Jack Yates anticipates the plans for a new, potentially big Lone Star-themed welcome...

  26. City of Richardson opens first all-abilities playground at Cottonwood Park

    ...$100,000 naming grant from Richardson philanthropists Charles and Ann Eisemann. At the October meeting, Mayor Paul Voelker recognized the joint effort between staff and rotary club members that made the project...

  27. Bee Cave nears agreement with Travis County over low-water crossing annexation

    ...sense of urgency among city officials to address the issue. The annexation agreement, adopted by the City Council May 14, is the first step in the process. Because the neighborhood is only accessible through...

  28. Ditching old plans, BEDC seeks $1.8 million loan to build downtown lot

    ...that contribute to economic development. A park, he said, falls outside of its legal scope. Bastrop Mayor and BEDC board member Connie Schroeder acknowledged how discussions of a pocket park after the city...

  29. City’s public improvement fund reaches $1.2 million

    ...about $200,000 worth of property tax revenue. Earlier this week, Finance Director Belen Peña told city commissioners the zone’s revenues had climbed to $1.2 million. Last year, officials said the zone...

  30. City of Fulshear may save Switch House, its oldest building

    ...city officials began to receive calls from citizens concerned about losing the historical building, Mayor Aaron Groff said. Simons said Morris expressed concerns about termites but said the building was...

  31. Georgetown Among Fastest-Growing Cities in America

    ...population estimate of 74,180. “I promise, we’re not trying to be the fastest-growing city in the U.S.,” Mayor Dale Ross said. “Frankly, people choose Georgetown because we are a safe city with a high-quality...

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