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  1. Abbott signs disaster relief bill

    ...releases $4 billion in relief aid allocated to Texas. Throughout this year’s legislative session, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has been pressing state lawmakers to tap into the state’s “rainy day” fund to boost...

  2. Move over, Austin! San Angelo has just been designated as a Music Friendly Community by the Governor

    ...Development Division, will officially present the Music Friendly Community designation in San Angelo to Mayor Brenda Gunter on Thursday, June 27, 2019. "With support from the Texas Music Office, the Texas music...

  3. Rebuild Texas Fund grants to help expand park facilities

    ...skate park location will be redeveloped into three Pickleball courts. (Editor’s note: The Rockport City Council, at its regular meeting Tuesday, June 11, approved a resolution to collaborate with the National...

  4. Retired teacher sets up Little Free Library

    ...are starting to gain popularity in Parker County, one being setup by Weatherford girl scouts at Cherry Park. Two more were approved by the Aledo City Council for Boy Scout Ben Oaks’ Eagle Scout project.

  5. Some council members, community advise not raising property taxes

    As the Greenville city manager and city staff develop a draft of the 2019-20 city budget, they plan to consider two requests in regard to local property taxes, both of which have been made in recent months...

  6. Richwood continues code overhaul

    ...now can be destroyed after four to five years under a modified records management plan approved by City Council. Council also directed city staff to edit proposed amendments to the city’s zoning ordinances...

  7. Playgrounds becoming reality

    ...welling up. “This is huge. This is such an enhancement. It’s great for the kids and the parents,” Mayor Shelley Brophy said after a unanimous council vote in March. This week, the huge enhancement to...

  8. Gatesville launches study to determine water rates for customers

    ...you more than the revenues are coming in, then you identify what that shortfall is," said Gatesville City Manager Bill Parry. Parry said there are four elements that go into the cost of water. These include...

  9. City Council unanimously votes to give city employees day off on July 5

    ...Jun 13, 2019 08:42 PM CDT Updated: Jun 13, 2019 08:42 PM CDT ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Abilene City Council gave the go-ahead to take Friday, July 5 off, giving city employees a four-day weekend. The...

  10. Improvements to downtown Round Rock along East Main Street delayed

    ...and lighting features—nestled along East Main Street from Mays Street to Sheppard Street. Round Rock City Council voted June 13 to reject DeNucci Constructors’ approximately $2 million bid—which amounts to...

  11. Pearland bond projects in early stages.

    ...projects that were approved by Pearland voters on May 4 are still in the early phases, according to City Manager Clay Pearson. “Five issues means there’s a lot of projects and we got to make sure we can...

  12. City of Corpus Christi narrows down locations for possible desalination plant

    ...June 13, 2019 Updated: 6:20 PM CDT June 13, 2019 CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — During Corpus Christi's City Council meeting Tuesday, the team working on getting permits for a desalination plant told City leaders...

  13. Sherman council discusses proposed $40.97 million budget

    ...growth in the city. “I think the continued focus of this budget is for development related items,” City Manager Robby Hefton said following the meeting. “We spent a lot of time talking about tools that we...

  14. Katy Boardwalk could become one of Texas' biggest shopping destinations

    ...lay the ground for something grand. “This is a new Katy, and it’s something to be excited about," Council Member Frank Carroll III said. The renderings show what the future holds. A massive development,...

  15. City Council discusses amendment to ordinance on where guns can be fired in city limits

    ...13, 2019 05:40 PM CDT Updated: Jun 13, 2019 05:40 PM CDT ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - The Abilene City Council tabled an amendment dictating where guns can be fired inside city limits. The current ordinance...

  16. Muenster sales tax revenues up 8% for June

    ...Register using figures provided by the state comptroller's office On Thursday, June 13, Muenster City Administrator Stan Endres said he hadn’t received the numbers for June yet. However, he did say sales...

  17. Belton council OKs $1.1 million sewer project

    BELTON — The old, clay sewer line near Old Waco Road is now set to be replaced. The Belton City Council — in a 6-0 decision on Tuesday, with Councilman Craig Pearson absent — selected Killeen-based McLean...

  18. A new sheriff directs city budgets

    ...have an incredible team, who are knowledgable, motivated, and they hate to be bored. Plus, [interim city manager] Leslie Cloer has an amazing understanding of the budget, and that is incredibly helpful. ...

  19. Carthage open to Expo Center-Anderson Park land swap proposal with Panola County

    ...for the county-owned Anderson Park in downtown Carthage got a favorable reaction from the Carthage City Commission on Monday. “I love it,” Commissioner Lin Joffrion said. Commissioners agreed to proceed...

  20. San Antonio City Council Approves Land Swap, Makes Way For Park Near Hays Street Bridge

    ... View Slideshow 2 of 2 Hays Street Bridge Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio The San Antonio City Council approved a land swap on Cherry Street near the historic Hays Street Bridge in hopes of rebuilding...

  21. Following mayoral transition, Oak Ridge North City Council discusses infrastructure projects, fee changes

    The Oak Ridge North City Council held its June 10 regular meeting with two new members: returning City Council Member Tom Coale, left, and new Mayor Paul Bond, center. (Ben Thompson) Oak Ridge North’s...

  22. Abilene council waives building, construction permit fees for area affected by tornado

    ...other areas damaged by storm on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Abilene Reporter-News At Thursday's Abilene City Council meeting, the council voted to allow City Manager Robert Hanna to waive building and construction...

  23. Pflugerville City Council adopts first code of conduct

    ...at 3:59 PM Jun 13, 2019 at 3:59 PM Following more than 30 minutes of discussion, the Pflugerville City Council approved its first code of conduct for elected and appointed officials during a regular meeting...

  24. Nolanville sets Main Street event

    ...Saturday’s celebration will be a market filled with yummy food vendors and unique artisan vendors, City Manager Kara Escajeda said. Nolanville youth will be highlighted as they offer their goods developed...

  25. Marble Falls seeks $500,000 sidewalk grant to connect schools, neighborhoods

    ...construction through the Texas Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School project. Assistant City Manager Caleb Kraenzel said the city is waiting to hear how the project scores among over 300 others...

  26. Shenandoah hears presentation on first responder emergency fund

    ...well-received in Charlotte and he said he believes it could be beneficial to Shenandoah as well. Shenandoah Mayor Ritch Wheeler said he could see a similar fund used in the city in the event of a flood or hurricane...

  27. Quinlan City Council discuss water project

    The Quinlan City Council approved two related items regarding the waterline extension project. During the meeting, council-members discussed items C and D that were in relation to the Quinlan Economic Development...

  28. Gov. Abbott to sign bill merging RGV MPOs

    ...chair, J. Bruce Bugg Jr., ceded the floor of that April meeting to Hinojosa. He was flanked by Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez, who Hinojosa called “the hammer” in his work to get the merger accomplished. ...

  29. Grapevine issuing $24.7 million in bonds for voter-approved projects

    Grapevine City Council met June 4 and approved the issuance of $24.7 million in bonds to fund the design and construction of a new animal shelter facility, fire stations No. 2 and 3 and a golf course clubhouse....

  30. WP fire presents Hazard Mitigation Plan

    ...Chief Mike LeNoir presented information about the benefits of having the program at Tuesday night’s city council meeting. Hazard mitigation is the effort to reduce loss of life and property by lessing the...

  31. Montgomery OKs new building permit fees

    ...Meagan Ellsworth, Staff writer Published 11:35 am CDT, Thursday, June 13, 2019 The Montgomery City Council unanimously approved changes to residential building permit, mechanical, electrical, plumbing,...

  32. Mercedes police chief to retire

    ...swirl of rumors that the chief had recently faced disciplinary action and had been suspended. Mercedes City Manager Sergio Zavala refuted those rumors Wednesday at city hall. “I will confirm that she was not...

  33. City hires Gattis as interim planning manager

    Thu, 06/13/2019 - 9:34am Nicole Hawkins After over a year without a planning manager, Burleson City Council approved a minute order to contract a consulting firm to fill the position at its meeting on...

  34. City of Roanoke lending $2 million to offset development costs for Peabody hotel

    ...costs can include design fees, soil testing, environmental studies, surveying and inspections, Roanoke City Manager Scott Campbell said. The city will make the $2 million loan to North Texas Hotel Development...

  35. Park expansion nearing completion

    ...contract for the skate park and disc golf course was awarded to M-Pak, based out of Royse City, in a City Council meeting in October of 2018, while the walking trail is being done in-house with the pledged...

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