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  1. City of El Paso looking to offer free rides to COVID-19 vaccine appointments

    ...assist,” said El Paso City Representative Claudia Rodriguez. Rodriguez is scheduled to propose an item at city council on Tuesday that will include providing free Sun Metro bus rides to and from vaccination sites....

  2. Mesquite announces relief plan for its water utility customers

    ...January. There is no action required by customers to receive the benefits of the comparison usage. The City Council approved the relief plan at their March 1 meeting. City Manager Cliff Keheley, said, “The...

  3. Study: NCAA women’s tournament could bring $27.2M into San Antonio

    ...consulting firm, reported that lodging revenue in the city was nearly cut in half from 2019 to 2020. Mayor Ron Nirenberg has previously called the event, which begins March 21, a “great opportunity for our...

  4. SPI prepares for family friendly environment this spring break

    ...for spring break, but we are getting a mix of spring breakers and families.” South Padre Island, Mayor Patrick McNulty, said in a statement that a family-friendly environment is expected this spring break....

  5. Harlingen leaders approve $3.2 million super park features

    A $2.5 million amphitheater will stand as the “anchor” of the revamped Lon C. Hill Park, expected to stage concerts and events at the destination park planned as a regional outdoor family entertainment attraction. The city’s multimillion-dollar super...

  6. Richardson City Council approves emergency authorization for storm-related relief programs

    ...relief programs is just the start of the city’s long-term, “pragmatic approach” to storm recovery, Mayor Paul Voelker said. “For those that have had substantial damage, for people who may have businesses...

  7. Houston-Harris County Winter Storm Relief Fund invests $1.65M in emergency grants

    The Houston-Harris County Winter Storm Relief Fund is investing $1.65 million in emergency grants to support families and individuals, who need home repairs due to busted pipes, water damage and prolonged power loss during the crippling winter storm.

  8. McAllen offers rental assistance to residents, landlords impacted by COVID-19

    ...been impacted in one way or another by COVID-19 and it has affected their ability to pay their rent,” Mayor Jim Darling stated in the release. “We hope that this rental assistance program will help our McAllen...

  9. Harris County To Get 12,000 Doses Of The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine This Week

    ..."The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is an excellent vaccine, and if you can get it, you should.” Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is the best option for people with transportation...

  10. Harris County Pollution Control working to find source of natural gas smell in La Porte

    Residents in the La Porte area, if you're concerned about the smell of natural gas roaming the air, you are not the only one. According to officials, people who are south of the Houston Ship Channel are smelling that natural gas.

  11. Cedar Park launches water relief program in wake of winter storm

    ...water bill. The church is tapping into a new relief program launched by the city of Cedar Park. "Our city council really wanted to get ahead of this situation," said Cedar Park city spokesperson Jennie Huerta....

  12. Amarillo and Potter County officials discuss further development ideas about Tri-State Fairgrounds

    ...Exposition Master Plan, which would encourage tourism. “That helps our property taxpayers,” said Amarillo Mayor, Ginger Nelson during an interview with The Chat. “We can reduce what property taxpayers pay to support...

  13. Victoria offers to average residents' water bills for those facing large bills after storm

    ...Sewer charges will remain the same as they were prior to the storm, according to the city. Victoria’s City Council agreed to waive permitting fees for homeowners with a homestead exemption performing storm-related...

  14. City to consider renewable energy program

    The council will vote on authorizing the San Marcos Electric Utility Division to implement a voluntary program allowing its customers to purchase certified renewable energy. The presentation will include a model bill, describing how bills might be...

  15. City of Mission to resume water disconnections

    Mission will resume normal utility services beginning March 15 after suspending disconnections nearly a year ago for residents and businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic. It’s a transition to get customers back into payment process following...

  16. Celebrate Southlake event goes virtual this year; schedule to be announced soon

    This year, the city of Southlake’s annual Celebrate Southlake event will be hosted virtually from March 21-27. The annual community event, which started back in 2017, aims to bring together the Southlake community to celebrate cultural diversity.

  17. Plano seeking businesses and nonprofits to host summer interns

    Now through April 15, businesses and nonprofits can sign up to participate in the program by committing to hire interns, participate in an April 22 job fair or financially support the program. Details and the internship site application are available...

  18. San Angelo Convention & Visitors Bureau: Start your engines, Air Race 1 returns with San Angelo event this Autumn

    Live adrenaline-fueled air racing will make its return this October as Air Race 1 heads to San Angelo, Texas for its first race since the global COVID-19 pandemic began.

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