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  1. Electric power shut down for substation work

    The City of Caldwell shut down electric power at its Commerce Street substation early Monday, May 23, for about two hours for scheduled Entergy maintenance work. About 1,800 Caldwell city electric customers were without power from about 1:05 a.m....

  2. Raymondville will push to open swimming pool this summer

    With temperatures having already soared past 100 degrees in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Willacy County children and parents will welcome the news that Raymondville commissioners on Tuesday urged staff members to clean and fix the city swimming pool...

  3. Williamson County OKs $72.5 million in COVID-19 relief money for water projects

    ...Plant and $10 million for a water tank and water line construction for the city of Florence. Jarrell Mayor Larry Bush said the money will allow the city to bring water to new residential and commercial developments...

  4. Linden approves six million dollar bond to fix streets

    Monday, May 23 Linden City Manager Lee Elliott issued a release explaining the new six-million-dollar bond proposal to fix extremely warn and broken streets. In his release, he gave some details about how...

  5. Junek hired as Snook’s first city administrator

    Burleson County native David Junek has been hired as the City of Snook’s first full-time city administrator/city secretary. Junek, who comes to Snook after serving as director of parks and recreation for the City of Rosenberg, was hired by the city...

  6. Denison applies for $340k grant for police personnel

    Denison may get some outside help in hiring new police officers in the near future. The City Council recently agreed to apply for a nearly $340,000 grant through the U.S. Department of Justice and its Community Oriented Policing Services Program.

  7. Mayor’s Message – Pleasanton

    ...the community, give them a fist bump and tell them thanks. Several years ago, citizens voted for council member terms of office to extend to three-year terms. Previously, the council had two-year terms....

  8. Council OKs raise for ELPD

    The Eagle Lake City Council approved restructuring of the Eagle Lake Police Department pay scale during a special May 17 meeting,The move by Eagle Lake city government is set to increase the starting pay for officers by more than 16 percent. “The...

  9. Amarillo City Council votes to issue $260 million in debt for Civic Center project

    During Tuesday’s regular meeting, the Amarillo City Council voted to approve an ordinance authorizing and issuing $260 milllion in tax and revenue notes to fund the Amarillo Civic Center project.

  10. Statement by the U.S. Conference of Mayors on Uvalde Shooting

    ...an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. What will it be next week? "The nation's mayors stand with Mayor Don McLaughlin at this difficult time. We send our condolences to the families of the children and...

  11. TxDOT wants to lower I-345 in a trench, reconnect roads from downtown Dallas to Deep Ellum

    The state wants to tear down Interstate 345 and rebuild it mostly in a trench, opening the way for new developments and deck parks that reconnect Deep Ellum with downtown. The project is years away from fruition, and the $1 billion price tag for...

  12. City Council comes to an agreement for illegal dumping

    EL PASO – Illegal dumping continues to be a major concern across the Borderland. The City Council met with Environmental Services on how to modify, and improve the tools for combating illegal dumping.

  13. City lays out plans for hurricane season

    “It’s important to make sure we prepare to keep the community safe, and we ask the community to do the same for their families,” said Corpus Christi city manager Peter Zanoni at Tuesday’s City Council meeting about being prepared for a storm in the...

  14. Belton to apply for officer grant

    Belton City Council approved a resolution on Tuesday authorizing a grant application to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) — a proposal that could place a full-time officer on the Bell County...

  15. League City City Council approves residents keeping pigs as pets

    After weeks of debate, League City City Council has made a decision on residents keeping pigs as pets. City Council voted unanimously May 24 to allow residents to keep pigs as pets with certain restrictions.

  16. Killeen council approves agreement with Fort Hood for animal service

    “The City of Killeen Animal Services will encumber all animal service care with Fort Hood through this agreement,” according to Brown’s presentation. He also showed other benefits of the agreement, which include additional staff and facility...

  17. Solar farm to be built at El Paso International Airport

    ...sustainability as we launch the development of an urban energy plan, one of 30 initiatives identified by El Paso City Council and City leadership to be accomplished by 2030,” said El Paso Director of Aviation Sam Rodriguez....

  18. Oak Ridge North eyes funding options for sidewalks for student safety

    City Manager Heather Neeley said capital project planning in 2021 outlined the city's needs, but the cost to lay concretefor sidewalks on Maplewood Drive, which extends past the city’s southern limit, would be $200,000, not including costs such as...

  19. West University Place completes Virtual Gate security system project

    West University Place City Council unanimously approved the final acceptance of the Virtual Gate Project, a $4.5 million security camera and license plate recognition system that has been installed around the city.

  20. City of Tomball hires new public works director, rearranges communications department

    The city of Tomball hired a new public works director and created two new positions within its marketing and communications department to improve communications within the city and with the public, City Manager David Esquivel said in an interview.

  21. Richardson names two new assistant city managers

    Richardson City Manager Don Magner has announced the appointment of two assistant city managers: Michaela Dollar from the Georgetown, a city in the Austin area, and Charles Goff from the town of Sunnyvale in North Texas.

  22. McAllen city hall expansion plans in the works

    McAllen City Manager Roy Rodriguez says it was at the end of 2021 when the mayor and city commission asked that they look into creating a plan. Their idea is to add to city hall’s back end with a parking garage on the bottom, then go up four stories...

  23. Electric Fall Festival in the works

    Gun Barrel City Council approved the use of $80,000 out of the Hotel and Motel Fund for an Electric Fall Festival in November. Both Lerew and Weaver say the goal is to make the festival the equivalent of the Edom Art Festival and McKinney’s Arts in...

  24. City of Plainview updates their Water Conservation/Drought Contingency Plan

    ...for new businesses or industry and universal metering and meter repair and replacement program. The City Council passed an Ordinance in March adopting the proposed revisions to the Water Conservation/Drought...

  25. Council approves purchase of rebuilt blower block for Waste Water Treatment Plan

    The Brownwood City Council on Tuesday authorized a budget amendment for the purchase of a rebuilt blower block for the aeration basins #1 blower at the Waste Water Treatment Plant and fund up to $17,400. The Waste Water Treatment Plant equipment...

  26. Paris reduces trash pick up days

    ...week, but at the same time I think we need as soon as possible to start looking at privatization,” Mayor Paul Portugal said, while Mayor Pro Tem Reginal Hughes added his support, saying that employee morale...

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