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  1. Infrastructure upgrades approved for historic Pflugerville neighborhood

    ...School on West Pecan Street was evaluated, and future land-use amendments were passed by Pflugerville City Council 7-0. Upgrades to infrastructure on the property, which includes houses, a church, cemeteries,...

  2. Mesquite’s historical park project receives preservation award

    Mesquite’s restoration project was honored by Preservation Dallas. Pictured are Ron Siebler, Mayor Stan Pickett, Charlene Orr and Joanna Hampton. Photo courtesy of City of Mesquite The restoration...

  3. Greenville police hoping to hire clerks to take workload off of detectives

    ...but we’d be here for a bit long, just to show you the time needed,” Smith said during the Greenville City Council’s work session on May 28. “I have four detectives, two assigned to crimes against a person...

  4. City continues process in making San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter no-kill facility

    ...Marcos Regional Animal Shelter a no-kill facility last week. At its most recent meeting, the San Marcos City Council appointed council members Melissa Derrick and Joca Marquez to serve on a budget and policy...

  5. Converse designated a Firewise Community for its fire prevention efforts

    ...residents from Miramar, Northampton, Cimarron Landing and Copperfield subdivisions, during the Converse City Council meeting on June 4. Neighborhood cleanup activities in those subdivisions in May enabled the...

  6. Catholic Charities preparing to open new respite center location

    ...size of the previous location. With the recent surge in people seeking asylum at our border, McAllen Mayor Jim darling says the bigger space is needed. "We were never intending to accommodate a thousand people...

  7. Construction begins on new Fulton Convention Center

    ...had it booked-up every weekend for almost three years, so we’re still sending refunds back,” Fulton Mayor Jimmy Kendrick said. City leaders and other officials ceremoniously broke ground on the new Fulton...

  8. Richardson to apply for grant to fund Breckinridge Trail additions

    Potential trail addition on Moroney and Beck Drive (City of Richardson) City Council has authorized the parks department to pursue county grant funding for additions to Breckinridge Trail. The grant...

  9. Mayor: WilCo town without water after multiple water main breaks

    ...town of Granger in northeast Williamson County is without water after multiple water main breaks, the mayor said. (Image/video courtesy: Granger PD) The small town of Granger in northeast Williamson County...

  10. To comply with new Texas law, Plano updates inspection fees for home remodels, multifamily construction

    ...city of Plano has changed its building inspection fee schedule to comply with a new state law. Plano City Council on June 10 adopted a pair of new building inspection fee rates: $0.48 per square foot for upgrades...

  11. Mistake on the Lake: Million dollar homes left off Austin tax rolls

    ...homeowners living on Lake Austin haven’t paid City of Austin property taxes for more than 100 years. At a city council meeting next week, elected officials will vote on adding these properties to the tax rolls,...

  12. City of La Marque earns award of excellence

    The city of La Marque was given an award of excellence at the 2019 Texas Association of Municipal Officers Conference in Denton. Colleen Merritt, the city's public information officer, accepted the award in the Video — Special or One Time Program...

  13. Months of Information Lost during Edcouch Data Breach

    ...night. For unknown reasons, city hall phone lines had shut down; that is when Victor De La Cruz, the city manager, was informed. The lines were down for about an hour and a half. Fast forward to Monday morning,...

  14. Royse City to consider potential changes to waste management contract

    The Royse City Council is set for a busy regular meeting tomorrow night. Council members will discuss multiple issues related to city development, and consider the city’s waste management options as Sanitation...

  15. Officials: EF-2 tornado hit Cove

    ...serious damage was reported, according to Killeen Police Department officials. LAMPASAS Lampasas City Manager Finley deGraffenried provided this assessment of storm damage in the city: “With some exception,...

  16. Grant will fund new playground at Tyler’s Gassaway Park

    ...Gassaway Park, as part of a plan to revitalize the little-known neighborhood recreation space. The City Council is scheduled to accept the grant Wednesday, and the Parks and Recreation Department expects...

  17. City adopting master plans

    The Odessa City Council will consider adopting master plans for the city’s water and wastewater during their Tuesday meeting, providing the city with plans to pursue future city water projects. Council...

  18. Mart set to hire one of three police chief finalists Monday

    The Mart City Council is set Monday night to fill the vacant police chief post with one of three law enforcement officers from Falls and McLennan County. The city council is expected to interview Marlin...

  19. AEDC votes to spend $3.5 million on land in Randall County for possible business park

    ...approaching full development. One of the group’s vice presidents, Reagan Hales, said they need a plan b for when that happens. The Amarillo City Council will take up approving the deal on Tuesday, June 11.

  20. City council approves interim fees for HB 852

    By PAMELA CODY Special to the PRESS On Wednesday evening, the South Padre Island City Council unanimously approved an interim fee schedule for new residential dwelling construction to be in compliance...

  21. With bond counsel onboard, Palmview proceeds with plans to refinance debt

    This article originally appeared in the Friday June 7, 2019 issue of the Progress Times. The Palmview City Council authorized attorneys to “initiate the process of issuing bonds” Tuesday, part of a plan to...

  22. Pflugerville reveals new downtown Main Street Plaza

    ...piece of Pflugerville that will make a difference and is making a difference,” Gonzales said. City Council Member Doug Weiss said the opening of the Main Street Plaza will set the future of downtown in motion....

  23. 4 Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village transportation updates

    ...and Mill cost) Funding source: city of Lewisville Highland Village bond projects Highland Village City Council in May approved a $523,000 bid to Pavecon Public Works LP for the first phase of the 2017 street...

  24. Honey Grove City Council to vote on water plan, curfew ordinance

    HONEY GROVE — City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at Honey Grove City Hall, 633 North 6th St. The council will consider an ordinance adopting a revised water conservation/drought contingency plan;...

  25. Update: City to consider waterpark extension

    ...Altitude H2O and Altitude Trampoline Park as the company behind the recent developments. The Corsicana City Council will consider Monday during its regular meeting, a resolution that will request a five-month...

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