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  1. Ames has always strived to, “do the very best she could do,” and hopes her predecessor does the same.

    Outgoing Mayor Becky Ames has been in the city leader position since 2007, however, it is almost time for Ames to say her farewells as Beaumont's mayor. The city will host a farewell gathering at 4:30 p.m., at the Beaumont Event Center. This event is...

  2. Decision time on city hall location: Huntsville leaders expected to move forward with bond project tonight

    ...the next 30-plus years? That question could be answered tonight during a meeting of the Huntsville City Council. After months of — sometimes lively — debate, council members are expected to choose where...

  3. Bowie City Council moves forward with plan to replace sewer lines, rates to increase

    ...from some residents over future increases to water and sewer rates. Before tonight’s meeting, Bowie Mayor Gaylynn Burris says that residents should expect an overall increase of a little less than 15% over...

  4. Nederland reaches agreements with police, fire unions

    New three- and five-year deals, respectively, with The City of Nederland and police and fire department unions have positioned the community for sustained and excellent service, lead officials say. City Manager Chris Duque thanked the police union...

  5. FAA responds to mayor about closing Midland Airpark

    The FAA responded to Mayor Patrick Payton’s letter about relocating Midland Airpark operations to Midland International Airport. In the FAA’s response, it states the city requested guidance and requirements on the consolidation of airport operations...

  6. North Beach drainage plans presented to City Council on Tuesday

    ...CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The North Beach Canal project proposal goes back before the Corpus Christi City Council on Tuesday. This time, with three options that range in cost from $17 million to $68 million....

  7. How Lake Dallas could have the next Denton County growth surge

    The city is sprucing up downtown. Since 2019, the Lake Dallas Community Development Corporation has purchased $1 million in properties on and adjacent to Main Street with plans to demolish some non-historic structures. Officials will make the...

  8. Kempner: Interim chief named after police chief’s resignation

    Heriberto ‘Eddie’ Rodriguez, who was appointed Friday, has been a peace officer since 2008, holds a master peace officer license and has a master’s degree in criminal justice... He succeeds Kempner police Chief Charles Edward Rodriguez, who resigned...

  9. Waco City Council to consider adding pedestrian plaza, colorful walkway from Silos to Austin Avenue

    ...Downtown initiative. If passed at Tuesday's meeting, it would cost $100,000. WACO, Texas — The Waco City Council is considering a proposal that could bring more foot traffic to downtown Waco businesses. ...

  10. Lost Kingdom becomes 3rd El Paso water park to open for summer

    ...embraced this amenity, which could not have come at a better time with record breaking heat,” said El Paso City Manager Tommy Gonzalez. Lost Kingdom will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and features a leisure...

  11. Austin EMS union proposes $800K downtown emergency units following Saturday mass shooting

    ...all patients to the hospital.” Great job to all our first responders. We have explained to Austin City Council that it needs to add specialized downtown response units. Our ambulances cannot easily access...

  12. Nacogdoches city council to discuss next steps for comprehensive planning

    Nacogdoches city staff could receive directives at Tuesday’s city council meeting to select and hire consultants for two long-range plans. Or they could be asked to slow down. “I just think there are some tasks to be accomplished before,” said city...

  13. Killeen City Council to discuss project at Killeen airport

    Killeen City Hall The Killeen City Council will discuss a bid of about $3.69 million for equipment at the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport during its workshop meeting following the joint meeting with...

  14. San Antonio opens more than 50 cooling centers as ERCOT asks for you to conserve power

    The city has opened up multiple cooling centers as temperatures continue to rise, while you're being asked to conserve energy. ERCOT called on Texans to conserve power through Friday. Most Texans remember what happened during the winter storm and are...

  15. Turner picks director for Houston Emergency Center

    ...Houston Emergency Center on an interim basis since Feb. 1, will take permanent control of the job, Mayor Sylvester Turner announced Monday. The center functions as the city’s hub for emergency communications,...

  16. City council to consider Nacero agreement

    The Odessa City Council will review an economic development agreement that will allow Nacero, Inc. to proceed with construction of a proposed $6.5-$7 billion natural gas processing and production facility....

  17. City of San Marcos launches Utility Assistance Program

    ...they have a residential utility account with a balance that has been past due for more than 60 days. City Council directed staff to develop the utility assistance program during its March 16 regular meeting....

  18. League City to spend $22M on water line upgrade

    ...officials, the remainder of the project will be funded by utility system revenues, not property taxes. Council Member Larry Millican said this project has been planned for a long time to address the low water...

  19. Ballinger adds mosquito fogger to inventory

    ...a PHesco International London Fogger to combat the growing mosquito problem in the city. Assistant City Manager John Pierik welcomed the rains but now it's time to deal with the aftermath, "When it was raining,...

  20. How Fort Worth plans to use almost $180 million in stimulus

    Chapa said the city’s first priority is restarting projects delayed by the pandemic. Numbers haven’t been finalized, but he said those projects will likely be around $40 million. The largest is an effort to expand and remodel the downtown convention...

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