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  1. Community news in brief

    Wednesday Apr 17, 2019 at 1:01 AM GEORGETOWN Watering schedule, drought plan OK'd The Georgetown City Council has approved the first reading of amendments to two ordinances related to water conservation....

  2. Amarillo City Council approves resolution supporting future of Interstate designation of I-27

    AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) - The Amarillo City Council approves a resolution supporting the future Interstate designation of I-27. That resolution is addressed to both Congress and TxDOT. The designation...

  3. Stevens sole finalist for RPD Chief of Police

    ...Police where he leads a department of 585 employees. “This would be a major coup for Rockport,” noted City Manager Kevin Carruth. “Greg was hands-down the best candidate for the job and his knowledge and experience...

  4. Gatesville awarded honor from Fort Hood

    Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:00am The City of Gatesville and the city council were presented awards of appreciation from the Ft. Hood Mobilization Brigade at North Fort Hood. Brigade Commander Col. Colin Morrow...

  5. Hearing held on solar array project

    Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:00am Max Rudoplh The Gatesville City Council completed the final item last Tuesday night to close out the Community Development Block Grant that funded the solar array at the city’s...

  6. City meetings

    Wednesday 5 p.m.: Texas City Commissioners meeting, city hall, 1801 Ninth Ave. N., 409-948-3111. 6:30 p.m.: Kemah City Council, city hall, 1401 state Highway 146, 281-334-1611. Thursday 6:30 p.m.:...

  7. The future of Parks and Recreation in Odessa

    City Council listened to "Parks Master Plan" on Tuesday afternoon By: Michael Lozano Posted: Apr 16, 2019 11:23 PM CDT Updated: Apr 16, 2019 11:29 PM CDT The future of Parks and Recreation in...

  8. Moratorium for RV Parks extended again

    After holding a public hearing at which there was no public comment, the Rockport City Council, at its regular meeting Tuesday, April 9, extended a moratorium for 120 days regarding the submission, acceptance,...

  9. Temporary CO revoked; flood proofing needed

    ...“We’ve worked with them (owners) for 14 months and gave them every consideration,” said Carruth. Mayor Pat Rios said he does not want to see anyone (living in Rockport) denied flood insurance because the...

  10. Brownsville Commissioner Gowen: West Rail Corridor has commercial potential

    by Stephen Sealey, CBS 4 News Wednesday, April 17th 2019 AA Brownsville City Commissioners sign MOU to move West Rail Corridor forward (Source: File Video/KGBT photo).{/p} On Tuesday evening, Brownsville...

  11. Plan for Hitchcock proposes new city center

    ...when budget cuts at the city, including firing of the police chief, led to an effort to recall the mayor and major divisions within the town. The Texas A&M University plan contends that for a community...

  12. City sues contractors over transfer station issues

    ...at the Huntsville Transfer Station remained a topic for debate at Tuesdays meeting of the Huntsville City Council with no public action being taken after council met in executive session for nearly two hours....

  13. Federally qualified health center to get up to $1.55 million from city of McKinney

    McKinney City Council approved a resolution stating the city’s intent to provide funding for a federally qualified health center April 16. (Emily Davis/Community Impact Newspaper) A federally qualified...

  14. The City of Corpus Christi approves funding for Park Road 22 Bridge

    A project years in the making finally gets new life breathed into it. Corpus Christi City Council approved the funding for the Park Road 22 Bridge that would connect Schlitterbahn on North Padre Island...

  15. City leaders say proposed downtown hotel could bring more events to Abilene

    ...conference. "It has a financial impact in our community of almost 120 thousand dollars," Abilene Mayor Anthony Williams said. "We go to other training in Lubbock, San Marcos, San Antonio and usually if...

  16. Burk city leaders amend sign ordinance

    ...(KFDX/KJTL) - There's a change to the Burkburnett sign ordinance after a story we brought you last week. City Commissioners met on Monday and amended the sign ordinance. It has to do with posting of signs on public...

  17. City council clears path for rental scooters, bikes downtown

    ...deliberating the pros and cons of allowing rented electric scooters and bicycles to whiz around town, the Waco City Council amended an ordinance Tuesday that will pave the way for the rental operations. Although ...

  18. City finds bike lane solution, moves toward bond election

    ...of West Hickory Street and toward a $200 million bond election this fall. Neither move the Denton City Council made during its work session will be its last on either topic, particularly the bond election....

  19. Houston bids to become first U.S. city to host table tennis world championships

    ...always been on the forefront when it comes bringing international events to the United States," Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said in a statement. "What better way to celebrate 50 years of diplomacy between...

  20. Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg rises to the national stage in race for the White House

    Read Story read captions You May Also Like These Photo Galleries Annual free Valero coffee tradition after Spurs playoff wins possibly discontinued What happens if detained immigrants end up in sanctuary...

  21. Microsoft, Intel join to bolster ‘smart cities’ tech in Houston

    ...Gonzales, Houston Chronicle / Staff photographer 12of16Gaby Rowe, CEO of Station Houston (left-right) Mayor Sylvester Turner and Rodney Clark, vice president of IoT Sales for Microsoft, talk to the media at...

  22. After reluctant approval for Islamic cemetery, Farmersville settles federal lawsuit with promise to do better

    ...bar the Islamic Association of Collin County from building a cemetery in Farmersville. At the time, City Council members voted unanimously against allowing the cemetery plans to proceed. Leaders cited drainage...

  23. Conn Brown Harbor development awaiting environmental study

    ...began to die off they left environmental hazards that Aransas Pass has to clean up. According to the City Manager Gary Edwards, Conn Brown Harbor is the last piece of public land in the Coastal Bend that is...

  24. City of Wichita Falls gets national recognition from EPA

    ...learned they are one out of five in the United States to be recognized. "This is wonderful," said Mayor Stephen Santellana. "This is a significant award we've received coming from the EPA." The award...

  25. Denison to offer interest forgiveness on mowing liens

    ...mowing liens on their property will be getting some relief from the city in the near future. Denison City Manager Jud Rex said the city had accumulated over 7,000 liens on houses since the 1990s and has begun...

  26. Farmersville settles lawsuit over Islamic cemetery

    ...the media by his office. “Our office is committed to protecting religious freedom.” Farmersville Mayor Randy Rice did not immediately respond to an email from the Herald Democrat Tuesday seeking a comment...

  27. CCFD to buy new HAZMAT equipment thanks to Citgo donation

    ...presented the Corpus Christi Fire Department with a sizable donation during Tuesday's Corpus Christi City Council meeting. The $175,000 donation will allow the fire department to buy specialized emergency...

  28. LPD, LFR release statements concerning the retirements of police and fire chiefs

    ...Ave. Please join Lubbock Fire Rescue in wishing Chief Phelps the best in his upcoming retirement. Mayor Dan Pope and City Manager Jarrett Atkinson held a press conference Tuesday to announce Stevens and...

  29. City of Tomball receives grant for drainage improvements on Lizzie Lane, Persimmon Street

    ...already approved in response to the flooding problems—totaling almost $2 million in improvement funds. City Council members approved the contract between the city and the GLO at an April 15 council meeting....

  30. County approves Tyson Foods incentives for Denton warehouse

    ...automated logistics technology, such as robotics and automated storage and retrieval systems. The Denton City Council agreed to an abatement with the company in early February. The city will provide a 25% abatement,...

  31. Flower Mound renews crossing guard contract, though concerns remain

    ...department had problems and came to us and said don’t renew this, I’d listen to them,” said Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Claudio Forest. “I trust the police department to do this correctly and not keep them with...

  32. WF City Council determines future of dangerous buildings & structures

    WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) - Wichita Falls City Council decided on the fate of 14 different structures Tuesday. Many of those are homes that will be demolished. One structure staying up is a home to many...

  33. City earns national recognition receiving PISCES award

    ...the innovative water reuse system. The EPA PISCES award was presented during Tuesday's Wichita Falls City Council meeting, recognizing the work and forward thinking of city leaders who came up with a new source...

  34. Mesquite has explosive groundbreaking for fire station

    ...concluded with four explosive charges set off on the project property to serve as a “groundbreaking,” with the City Council, Kerby and BRW Architects members setting off charges with a detonator plunger.

  35. Council hears water treatment plant update

    ...package will be new. We are not taking something old and fixing it and putting it back out there,” Mayor Laura Peace said . Currently, the plan is in the design phase and nothing can be done until the engineers...

  36. City of San Angelo seeks state funding for Hickory water project

    ...development of the Hickory Aquifer as a water source, but to do that, it needs funding from the state. City Council voted Tuesday, April 16, to approve the seeking of $66 million in funding from the Texas Water...

  37. Beautification grants available for Friendswood groups

    ...aesthetic appearance of the city and which recommends conservation and beautification project priorities to City Council. Those interested in seeking a grant must fill out an application complete with plans for...

  38. OPINION Don't subsidize phone and cable companies at the expense of taxpayers in Texas cities

    ...on Texans is already high enough without having to subsidize these companies. Eddie Daffern is the mayor of Staples and president-elect of the Texas Municipal League. Read or Share this story: https://www.caller.com/story/opinion/...

  39. Marble Falls officials release state of city's fire protection services

    ...annual report to city leaders. Marble Falls Fire Rescue Chief Russell Sander made the presentation to city council members recently, detailing strides the agency has taken during the past year. Facility enhancement...

  40. Bulky trash collection and sales tax election

    ...to impose up to 2% for local use. Due to recent changes in the State’s sales tax laws, the Glen Rose City Council decided to place the aforementioned ballot proposition before voters. In the past, cities...

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