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  1. Final Georgetown HARC decision removes supermajority rule for appeals

    Georgetown City Council meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 510 W. Ninth St., Georgetown. (Evan Marczynski/Community Impact Newspaper) Updated April 18 at 5:57 a.m. A debate over...

  2. TCEQ orders Quintana to build better storage for chlorine

    ...do, adding Quintana is not legally responsible for the subcontractor. Quintana council members and Mayor Steve Alongis unanimously agreed to pay the final amount of $27,271.66 for the project after they...

  3. City can reimburse homeowners

    ...floods and you spent your own money to fix it up, dig out your receipts. At Tuesday night’s San Marcos City Council meeting, the council heard — for the first time — that Community Development Block Grant-Disaster...

  4. Projects to update 59 to interstate standards underway

    ...on Diboll. So Diboll is a little different from the other areas we’re updating on 59.” The Diboll City Council agreed to request financial assistance in paying for the relief route from the TxDOT Infrastructure...

  5. City refinancing old bond issues to reduce debt

    ...Capital Markets, the city of Seguin is looking to save some cash on a pair of older bonds. Seguin City Council unanimously approved an ordinance for the issuance of refunding bonds that will allow the refinancing...

  6. League City officials worried about murky bond ballot language

    ...debt that would be issued through the other propositions without increasing the property tax rate, Mayor Pat Hallisey said. If Propositions A and B pass, but not the sales tax increase, property owners...

  7. Assessment for Rollingwood’s municipal building needs comes in at just under $5 million

    ...Greer, principal architect at Brinkley Sargent Wiginton Architects, presented a needs assessment to City Council April 17, (Brian Rash) After nearly two years of looking into options for its City Hall and...

  8. WP city manager breaks down finances

    ...the children off, and come ask questions,” WPCG member KJ Hannah said. “If you can’t make a [city] council meeting, there’s always a council member or the mayor here to answer questions, and that was the...

  9. Harris ranked third most populous county in 2018 by Census

    2 1of2In this April 2000 file photo, Houston Mayor Lee Brown urged Houstonians save mail in their Census forms.Photo: Smiley N. Pool, Staff / Houston Chronicle 2of2Census rallies encouraged people to...

  10. Expanding Huntsville

    ...provide full service to those in the annexed area within 2.5 years after the ordinance is passed through city council. “This is our last chance to take a bite out of the surrounding undeveloped territory,” Huntsville...

  11. 'Best of times, worst of times.' Austin mayor gives State of the City address

    ...puts us in the 'worst of times.' As far as the 'best of times,' Adler outlined a few key points the City Council is committed to addressing to make Austin a better city: Affordable housing Homelessness...

  12. Dallas City Council to reconsider policy restricting churches from sheltering homeless

    By FOX4News.com Staff Posted Apr 17 2019 05:08PM CDT DALLAS - Dallas City Council members discussed the city's policy for helping the homeless on Wednesday. Talks started after a church group got slapped...

  13. City discusses park planning

    ...Memorial Skatepark. Buy this photo Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 4:14 pm The Odessa City Council met with an executive who will help to update the city’s parks and recreation master plan, aimed...

  14. Alcohol at parks, I-27 cleanup and other takeaways from City Council Tuesday

    ...off to obtain an alcohol permit, but some examples of events where alcohol could be sold include the Mayor’s Marathon at the Berl Huffman Complex, the 4th on Broadway Celebrations at Mackenzie Park, events...

  15. Denison discussing building materials ordinances

    ...product could only be used as accents and trim for new construction. In October of last year, the City Council unanimously approved a set of restrictions on the types of materials that would be allowed...

  16. DeSoto City Manager Resigns, Accomplishments Heralded

    ...council-manager form of government policy makers and actual policy implementers can bump heads. However, Mayor Curtistene McCowan and Former Mayor Carl Sherman Sr have nothing but glowing remarks for their time...

  17. Converse Mayor says proposed development would not encroach Randolph

    ...include shopping, restaurants, hotels, a medical clinic and outdoor amphitheater. CONVERSE – The Mayor of Converse is now responding to News 4’s exclusive report Monday about the military pushing back...

  18. Public improvement district established ahead of 105-acre residential development in Tomball

    ...to Gallery Ahead of the 105-acre residential development from real estate developer Hines, Tomball City Council approved the establishment of a public improvement district with an equivalent tax rate of...

  19. Sugar Land city secretary to retire

    ...city in 1985. “Glenda is one of our longest-serving employees, and she will be deeply missed,” said City Manager Allen Bogard. “We have some incredibly big shoes to fill. As much as anyone, she helped define...

  20. Bill Aimed at Taxing City Land Could Threaten Austin FC

    ...including where the stadium is being built, is currently tax exempt. During negotiations with the team, City Council decided to block other tax entities, which includes Travis County and Austin Independent School...

  21. Senate bill would let felons run for office in Texas only if they've been pardoned

    The legislation is in response to a felon who ran for Austin City Council last year. by Sangita Menon, KUT News April 17, 20192:02 PM Lewis Conway Jr. ran for Austin City Council last year. Conway...

  22. Katy Fire Department earns top ranking; insurance rates to drop

    ...is the across-the-board cost-savings to our citizens and businesses When the city hired me in 2016, Mayor Brawner expressed his desire for us to be an ISO Class 1. This has now been accomplished. It is a...

  23. San Antonio Mayor Nirenberg accepts Denver Mayor's wager on Spurs-Nuggets series

    ...Garcia, Spurs Zone Wednesday, April 17th 2019 AA photo: Twitter SAN ANTONIO — It is on! Denver's Mayor Michael B. Hancock offered San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg a friendly wager - if the San Antonio Spurs...

  24. Rock out at Wildflower! Festival and rock the vote: Here are 9 events happening in Richardson in April and May

    ...www.cor.net/departments/public-library Cast your vote Richardson residents can cast ballots for City Council, Plano ISD and Collin College races on May 4. Dallas County residents must vote by precinct,...

  25. City names new police chief

    ...Council gave its unanimous support to Donald J. Blasingame to become the city’s next police chief. Mayor Ann Rushing said Blasingame brings 30 years of experience in police work, most of which was done with...

  26. Clarksville orders 9 properties to be vacated, removed or demolished

    ...where they’ll probably take some down, clear the lots, and others they’ll fix again and renovate.” Mayor Ann Rushing, Red River County Sheriff Jimmy Caldwell and others present were outspoken on the need...

  27. New Options for Hazardous Waste

    ...increase the bills of all customers. “There’s a lot of people who don’t have a need for this service,” council member Eric Gambrell said. For those who need to dispose of chemicals and paints, but don’t want...

  28. Burnet City Council approves employee assistance program

    ...after Edwards and Fisher spoke, and later in the meeting a motion to approve the rezoning was made by Council member Danny Lester, seconded by Joyce Laudenschlager. The motion carried with five in favor, and...

  29. The Colony approves ordinance to prohibit shared bike, scooter usage

    Shared bicycles and scooters haven’t been a problem in The Colony yet, and Tuesday the City Council made sure it stays that way. The council unanimously approved an ordinance to prohibit the use of shared...

  30. Truck route signs installed

    ...put into place on March 27. With some exceptions, as outlined by the ordinance passed by the Elgin City Council on February 5, trucks and trailers of over 30,000 pounds are prohibited to travel on Main Street....

  31. New ordinance could limit events held by councilmembers

    ...however, there could soon be a city ordinance which would limit the number of events held by each councilmember. Based on Monday’s City Council meeting, the number could soon go down to just six activities...

  32. Officials update Katy Boardwalk; developers focus on natural environment

    ...Area Economic Development Council general assembly.Photo: Karen Zurawski / Karen Zurawski 3of4Katy City Administrator Byron Hebert talked of the Katy Boardwalk as a dream come true at the April 16 Katy Area...

  33. Waxahachie City Council agrees to $25 per inmate increase at county jail

    ...council unanimously approved the interlocal agreement. REHABILITATION OF POLICE STATION BUILDING The city council also approved a $100,000 funding contribution to rehabilitate the former police station building...

  34. ‘Sports plus:’ Round Rock rebrands tourism focus

    ...welcoming visitors and we are excited that the elevated brand conveys our local pride,” Round Rock Mayor Craig Morgan said in an April 17 news release. “‘Go Round Rock!’ represents the action of traveling...

  35. Gruner named municipal judge

    ...trustee on the Navasota Independent School District School Board for six years in the 1990s and as mayor of Navasota from 2002-2006. Gruner describes herself as a “lifelong learner” and looks forward to...

  36. Pharr Bridge announces expansion plans, while coping with reduction in CBP officers

    ...delays on his bridge. “We are not commenting on this because these are nationwide,” he said. Pharr City Commissioner Eleazar Guajardo Instead, Bazán explained how the Pharr Bridge has been growing and...

  37. Mayor explains $13 million plans

    Mayor Brandt Rydell talked about the city’s plan to address streets and drainage in the near future. Photo by Jason Hennington Mayor Brandt Rydell (left) talks to members of the business community during...

  38. Corpus Christi makes list of cheapest beach towns in the country

    ...near these palm trees that were recently planted in the median along Ocean Drive complained during a City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, that the new greenery is attracting more pests to their...

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