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  1. Malakoff Fire raises funds for charity

    ...of the year they will take all funds acquired and make a decision in conjunction with the Malakoff City Council as to which charity to donate to. “We are not the same fire department,” Roberts said. “Our...

  2. City ponders home rule charter proposal

    Farmersville voters appear set to have an election in their near future that would establish a home-rule charter for the city they call home. That was the consensus of city council, which at its Jan. 12 meeting agreed to move forward with considering...

  3. Dallas County axes plan to prioritize vaccinating communities of color after state threatens to slash allocation

    ...who represents South Dallas and raised concerns throughout the meeting that the county was not doing enough to serve vulnerable communities. Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson declined to comment on the debate.

  4. Biden's COVID-19 plan: Masks, testing, more vaccine supplies

    A day after being sworn in, President Joe Biden is rolling out a national strategy to fight COVID-19, reopen the nation's schools and restart the U.S. economy. His plan calls for an expansion of coronavirus testing, accelerated vaccine distribution...

  5. City Of Buda Resident Survey Results

    Surveying allows the City to hear feedback on the programs and services it offers and to gauge interest and support for new projects and initiatives. It provides valuable data to help the City improve services and budget based on the needs of the...

  6. Bastrop approves $30 million construction contracts for new wastewater treatment plant

    The council awarded a $26.37 million contract to BAR Contracting of Lancaster to build the city’s new wastewater treatment plant. It also awarded a $3.93 million contract to Austin-based Smith Contracting to construct phase 1 of a new wastewater...

  7. Sweeny council tables new nuisance ordinance amendment

    ...which they had a quick answer. “Right now, we have right about 59 open cases on homes around town,” City Manager Reese Cook said of city properties with nuisance ordinance violations. “That includes brush...

  8. Freeport approves nearly $300k worth of lift station and dispatch radio upgrades

    ...vital lift station, Sanitary Sewer Lift Station #7, is in line to receive $126,523 worth of repairs. City Manager Tim Kelty addressed the council during its meeting Tuesday of the needed improvements to avoid...

  9. El Paso adopts Public Art Plan; Six Art projects selected to Enhance Culture, Quality of Place

    On Wednesday, the City Council approved the Museums and Cultural Affairs Department’s annual Public Art Plan, which adds six art projects in 2021. “As the Museums and Cultural Affairs Department works...

  10. San Antonio nears deal for centralized system to facilitate resident engagement

    ...general goal of improving resident participation with the City. On Wednesday, City staff recommended that City Council move forward with a $1.82 million contract with an Arizona company to build a “resident connection...

  11. City of Odessa considering opening pools at 75% capacity

    ...City of Odessa discussed the possibility of opening pools up over the summer during Tuesday night's city council meeting. The deliberation comes after pools were closed in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

  12. Lubbock getting therapeutic infusion center to treat COVID-19

    ...center." According to the city, there are 10 stations inside the new location to offer treatment Mayor Dan Pope said during Wednesday's weekly COVID-19 news conference that more information about the infusion...

  13. Denison starts search for new city manager

    ...has formally begun. Following an executive session Tuesday night, the City Council authorized the mayor to enter into a contract with a firm to conduct the search for the manager. The search comes after...

  14. Mesquite receives funds for new parks

    ...additional funds for parks to come our way. We know that our staff has worked very diligently with each councilmember and their district,” Mayor Bruce Archer said. “I’m real proud of the work that our staff, our...

  15. Navasota State of the City

    While 2020 brought unprecedented challenges to Navasota, the city’s brand, SO MUCH, SO CLOSE, survived and thrived, according to Navasota Mayor Bert Miller. In his Jan. 14 State of the City Address at the Navasota Center, Miller said, “The SO MUCH is...

  16. Stafford addresses utility outages in Navasota

    After the incident last Friday with the truck knocking out power lines, is there a concerted effort to keep big trucks on the truck routes? “Yes, we have always had a concerted effort. The problem we run into is we don’t have enough manpower to...

  17. Public invited to watch virtual interviews for new police chief Thursday

    Those wishing to watch the interview can do so by visiting the City of Paris’ website, www.paristexas.gov, where a live stream video will be available on the homepage along with links for other streaming services. The video will remain on the...

  18. Laredo council votes to petition governor to allow stricter COVID measures

    ...Laredo council votes to petition governor to allow stricter COVID measures Back to Gallery Laredo City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to request from the governor several COVID-19 mitigation measures...

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