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  1. Registration for Galveston County's COVID-19 vaccine clinic opens today

    Officials with the Galveston County Health District said they expect to open up registration this morning at 9:30 to those who currently qualify for the vaccine. Last week, available appointment slots were gone within minutes of the registration...

  2. College Station council to review options on occupancy limits

    ...which will begin after 5 p.m. and can be accessed online or by phone. The discussion comes after the City Council directed staff last year to draft an ordinance that would allow neighborhoods to restrict occupancy...

  3. Horseshoe Bay leaders express frustration over lack of vaccines for residents

    ...frustration with the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan during the City Council meeting Tuesday, Jan. 19. Mayor Cynthia Clinesmith, who has been in conversations with Llano County leaders vaccine rollout, summed...

  4. San Marcos City Council Approves Ethics Ordinance Amendment On 1st Of 2 Readings

    ...complaints or testify. The city council voted 6-1 to amend the ordinance and the caption with councilmember Shane Scott voting again. Among the amendments was the following: Six-month time period to fil...

  5. Nueces County expecting 5,000 Moderna vaccines Monday; Second doses being distributed

    ...be on-site for individuals in the Phase 1A and 1B tier. There will be no online pre-registration. Mayor Guajardo also tells KRIS 6 News that 500 people will also receive their second doses on Friday Jan....

  6. Riesel gets state loan to remedy arsenic water woes

    ...current rates. The projected water rate would jump about $4 a month, the proposal indicates. Riesel Mayor Kevin Hogg said the arsenic level in the water "doesn't seem to be a level of high concern" for his...

  7. Looking at Lubbock's legislative priorities: City's agenda includes long list of goals

    ...supporting the comptroller's rules to distribute online sales tax revenue to points of destination. Mayor Dan Pope said from his perspective, the most important thing the state legislature can do is pass...

  8. Honey Grove puts no restrictions on off-premise beer, wine sales

    “We have so few places here that could sell beer and wine,” Mayor Claude Caffee said, noting that convenience stores and the Dollar General all are located near a church, school or childcare center. “If you put restrictions, there would be no...

  9. Waco airport terminal renovation part of plans for $15 million in federal coronavirus aid

    ...have not touched the terminal building since '99,” Airport Director Joel Martinez said during a Waco City Council meeting last week. “We have not addressed our public bathrooms, as well as the boarding bridges,...

  10. New curbside recycling plan on Council's agenda

    TEXARKANA, Texas — The Council will hear a first briefing on proposed amendments to the city's contract with Waste Management that would increase the residential garbage collection rate to pay for single-stream recycling services, which WM suspended...

  11. Laredo awarded almost $8M for emergency rental assistance

    ...income at or below 80% of the area median. “We are ecstatic that we were able to attain these funds,” City Manager Robert Eads said. “Our community is experiencing dire times, and we are confident these funds...

  12. Marble Falls is Certified Scenic

    The city of Marble Falls received Scenic City Certification due to efforts to raise standards for infrastructure and amenities such as parks areas, scenic roadways and other public spaces.

  13. CWShores meeting canceled due to COVID-19

    ...cancellation of the regular Cottonwood Shores city council meeting scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 21. Mayor Donald Orr said the city is short-handed because of a couple of staff members’ being diagnosed with...

  14. Park improvements coming in The Colony

    ...to receive some upgrades after the city of The Colony extended the ground lease to 2041. The Colony City Council on Tuesday approved an extension to MarineQuest’s ground lease on Hidden Cove Park, which is...

  15. Brownsville receives $90,000 from partners for broadband access

    ...dedicated to creating access to health care for low-income families and the uninsured. Brownsville Mayor Trey Mendez said because of COVID-19 the community has learned to see even more so the value of being...

  16. High school student creates new flag for the City of College Station

    Wyatt Galbreath is a junior at College Station High School. He says College Station is a great place and that the city should have a more recognizable flag. Galbreath says it’s time for College Station to set itself apart from other cities.

  17. City of Dallas will receive 5,000 doses next week, open convention center

    Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson said the city will receive 5,000 doses from the Texas Department of State Health Services and open up the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center to administer the doses using an appointment-based, drive-up system.

  18. City of Beaumont uses 311 call center to help with COVID-19 vaccine waitlist registration

    The City of Beaumont is waiting for the next round of COVID-19 vaccines to come in. Right now, there are more than 5,000 vaccines in Jefferson County, but many of them are already spoken for. To help with vaccinations, the city has created a waiting...

  19. Amarillo’s Metro area leads the nation in vaccination rates

    ...to CovidActNow.org, the Amarillo metro area is leading the nation in vaccination rates. Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson stated, “The fact that our city has been able to successfully launch one of the most...

  20. Health Department receives approval to distribute COVID-19 vaccine joining hospital, local clinics

    ...“There was an update from the Department of State Health Services about vaccine availability,” said Plainview City Manager Jeffrey Snyder on Thursday in an address to the City Council during a work session.

  21. The Woodlands approves contract changes with Shenandoah for policing in mall, Market Street area

    ...the Jan. 21 meeting, which was held via video conference, Chair Gordy Bunch said he and Shenandoah Mayor Ritch Wheeler had begun to discuss changes to the agreement concerning law enforcement and fire services...

  22. Roanoke plans US 377 beautification project

    ...current Texas Department of Transportation project is completed in fall 2023, according to Roanoke City Manager Scott Campbell. Campbell said the city is paying for upgrades regarding stone work and streetlights....

  23. Richwood council OK’s fix of dangerous sewer gas leak

    ...I think it’s younger than 20 years,” Public Works Director Clif Custer said at Wednesday’s Richwood City Council meeting. “And we cannot attach these problems that we’re having with this portion of the line...

  24. City audit honored for seventh straight year

    San Angelo - “Congratulations to our award-winning Finance Department for yet another year of excellence in financial reporting,” said City Finance Director Tina Dierschke. “I am very proud of this accomplishment and very thankful for the outstanding...

  25. Harlingen takes first step to create food truck park

    ...were requiring a food truck park to be located further from homes than other businesses. Meanwhile, Mayor Chris Boswell expressed similar concerns. “Are we holding them to a stricter standard than we hold...

  26. Rollingwood residents under boil water advisory until further notice

    ...American-Statesman The city of Rollingwood is under a boil water advisory until further notice. Mayor Mike Dyson said there was a significant line rupture in the city’s system that was discovered around...

  27. Message from the Mayor: Continuing the fight against COVID-19

    ...secure step in fighting against this virus. This has been a long journey, but as long as we continue to proactively work together, there is an end in sight. Sincerely, Don Denbow, Mayor City of Corsicana

  28. Musical performances no longer exempt from noise standards in McKinney

    ...“And the last thing we want to do is hurt a small business and have a business fined,” he said. Mayor Pro Tem Rainey Rogers said the amendment wouldn’t change other stipulations in the city’s noise regulations...

  29. Mission City Council approves plan to install LED lights, replace water meters

    ...lights. The City Council voted 3-2 to approve the contract during a meeting on Monday afternoon. Mayor Armando “Doc” O’caña, City Councilwoman Jessica Ortega and City Councilman Alberto “Beto” Vela voted...

  30. Port Arthur getting 300 vaccine doses

    The department is planning to continue immunizing health care workers and first responders, who are part of phase 1A, on their list first according to a Monday morning news release from the health department.

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