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  1. Victoria to end it's Small Business Recovery program

    The city of Victoria contributed $500,000 toward the partner program with PeopleFund. Almost $350,000 went directly into the capital loan fund, which will all be refunded to the city after the program is terminated. The program provided interest-free...

  2. Beaumont COVID-19 transmission is down

    From Sept. 1 to Oct. 1, Beaumont has seen a 45% decrease in the average number of new positive cases confirmed each day. There has also been a 3% decrease in hospitalization, a 49% decrease in ventilator use and a 39% decrease in ICU patients, said...

  3. Council decides to join purchasing coop

    The Detroit City Council met in regular session Tuesday and voted to join Buy-Board, a purchasing cooperative used by city and school government entities, to buy another city truck and other equipment in the future. The council voted for an early...

  4. Council to discuss filing city slots, rate increase

    Clarksville -The council will discuss replacing acting interim City Manager Damien Carrasco whose resignation is effective Oct. 29. Carrasco, who is also the city secretary and zoning official, will leave those positions as well and replacements for...

  5. City staff may carry guns to work

    City of Uvalde employees may now choose to carry a firearm to work, providing they properly register this action with the city human resources department. “If guns are going to come in and out of city hall on a fairly routine basis, with the...

  6. La Marque interim city manager to depart in November

    Just months after being appointed, La Marque’s interim city manager will leave his post in November to start work as the assistant city manager in Dickinson.

  7. Trash talk: Mesquite holds town hall over solid waste ordinance

    City Manager Cliff Keheley answers residents’ questions at the Oct. 12 town hall meeting. Courtesy of the city of Mesquite The city of Mesquite held a town hall on Tuesday to inform residents on the...

  8. Edinburg City Council approves increase of city manager’s salary

    The city released a statement, which said Guerra will stay on as city manager. Guerra will enter into a three year contract with the city effective today. The contract includes a $25,000 pay raise which the mayor said is in line with the salaries of...

  9. Facelift OK’d for Mont Belvieu park

    Mont Belvieu’s Joe Matthews Park will get a facelift soon thanks to a grant received by the city. City Council approved spending $203,025 for designing the improvements on the park near the intersection...

  10. New Braunfels restructures some debt to save money

    Based on current interest rates, according to city officials, the refunding of the bonds will generate about $3.5 million to $4.5 million in savings. The savings projection is cumulative for 2023-2033.

  11. Outgoing city manager remarks on city's transition from listless to lively

    MINERAL WELLS — The timing was right for both parties when Mineral Wells hired City Manager Randy Criswell in May 2019. And time came full circle last week as Criswell announced he has accepted a similar position in his native South Plains of Texas.

  12. City Council seeks grant to pay for unfunded State mandate on generators

    As a result of State Senate Bill 3, municipalities across Texas are mandated to supply emergency power sources in the event of a power grid outage such as the one suffered in February due to severe weather....

  13. Groundbreaking held for city hall annex

    Waxahachie - City officials, community leaders, and the public gathered for the groundbreaking of the new city hall annex Friday, Oct. 15. The new annex will provide much-needed office space for city operations and provide better customer service for...

  14. Reno opts to move forward in 'separation agreement' with police chief

    The Reno police saga appears to be nearing its tail end, as council members Thursday opted to move forward with a separation agreement between the city and Reno Police Chief Tony Simmons.

  15. Governor Abbott Announces D6 Headquarters Relocation to Sulphur Springs

    D6 is an advanced design-to-shelf packaging manufacturer, using recycled plastics. The project will create 231 new jobs and $27 million in capital investment. A Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant of $1,432,200 has been extended to D6.

  16. Round Rock City Council authorizes contract for engineering services with Gupta & Associates for standby generators

    In accordance with Senate Bill 3, which required an emergency plan for all Texas utilities, the city conducted an evaluation of its water distribution system and concluded that three standby generators were needed to prepare for any future extreme...

  17. Beckville City Council hears trash service presentation

    ...time, bring it to the side of the street, and then we can pick it up and dump it and continue on." Mayor Christie Moon asked Aulds what the cost would be for residents. "It kind of depends on what all...

  18. Round Rock earns top tier ISO Class 1 Public Protection Classification fire preparedness rating

    “It’s an honor to achieve this elite ranking,” interim Fire Chief Shane Glaiser said at the meeting. “Our department is proud to be supported by a team at the city of Round Rock who make our community such a safe place to live, from general services...

  19. Bexar County hits major milestone with over 75% of eligible people fully vaccinated

    ...is also improving. "We are doing better every single week and we thank you for your efforts," said Mayor Ron Nirenberg. "Keep in mind, we need to continue to make progress and lower those numbers as we get...

  20. Conroe OKs purchase of new police vehicles

    The Conroe City Council approved a handful of expenditures Thursday including the purchase of 13 new vehicles for the Conroe Police Department. The council awarded the $493,649 bid to Lake County Chevrolet for 13 Chevy Tahoes.

  21. La Joya loses millions in state funding, jeopardizing water treatment plant project

    The Texas Water Development Board ranked the wastewater treatment plant first among 99 infrastructure projects and invited La Joya to apply for a loan in January. After reviewing the loan application, the Water Development Board determined that La...

  22. City Council Extends City Manager George Antuna’s Contract and Authorizes Pay Raise to $155,000

    The City of Eagle Pass, Texas City Council conducted an evaluation of City Manager George Antuna during Executive Session at their special meeting held on Tuesday, October 14, 2021 and upon returning into Open Session approved the extension of...

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