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  1. Lamar County hotel owners support hotel tax increase

    ...to yield about $190,000 a year based on 2017-18 collections. Contingent on voter approval, Paris City Council in January instructed city staff to prepare a $1.5 million 10-year certificate of obligation...

  2. Financing NB's future with private, public efforts creating city streets, sidewalks

    ... “Six thousand people moved to New Braunfels last year, and we’re likely to see the same growth,” Mayor Barron Casteel said. “That’s not something we’re encouraging, it’s just occurring. “But if we don’t...

  3. Downtown, East Waco projects get boost from TIF board

    ...$1.9 million toward hotel construction. The TIF board accepted the recommendation, though the Waco City Council has final say. New 9-story Hyatt hotel bound for downtown, seeking TIF backing Developers...

  4. City of Baytown briefs

    ...approved an 8 percent increase to the sewer rate structure. The new rates go into effect in June. City Manager Rick Davis said during the last budget cycle, council approved the rate increase to cover sewer...

  5. City meetings

    ...Texas City Planning Board, city hall, 1801 Ninth Ave. N., 409-643-5925. 6 p.m.: City of Jamaica Beach City Council, city hall, 16628 San Luis Pass Road, 409-737-1142. 6 p.m.: City of League City Planning &...

  6. Area Public meetings

    ...villageof jonescreektexas.com. LAKE JACKSON Council to discuss membership clubs Lake Jackson City Council will revisit a discussion point at last week’s meeting, which addresses a loophole in the city’s...

  7. Laguna Vista conducting parks survey

    ...town’s City Hall at 122 Fernandez Street. The last day to complete the survey is May 31. According to City Manager Rolando Vela, public participation is “extremely important” for city officials to understand...

  8. Mayor says all six Sullivan City judges will work without pay

    ...building where the conference room doubles as the courtroom, had become the Sullivan City Courthouse. Mayor Leo Garcia, though, had a plan. “My whole point all along was to save some money for the city,” Garcia...

  9. 'We got very lucky': Storm leaves Longview area mostly unscathed

    ...its second blow, officials with the city and Gregg County reported Saturday. "We got very lucky," Mayor Andy Mack said Saturday evening, shortly before joining crowds at the Longview PRCA Rodeo. "The only...

  10. Sherman considers street, water bonds

    ...Hutchins, Herald Democrat Saturday Apr 13, 2019 at 12:01 AM Apr 13, 2019 at 12:23 PM The Sherman City Council will consider issuing $20 million in bonds for upcoming street infrastructure projects when...

  11. City of Rhome passes on alcohol

    ...tend to think philosophically that people are responsible for their own actions.” After the meeting, Mayor Michelle Pittman di Credico agreed with the council’s approach to the issue. “That’s a social policy...

  12. City poised to start annexation

    ...undeveloped properties Joseph Brown/ The Item The city limits of Huntsville may be expanding. Huntsville City Manager Aron Kulhavy said he expects to present ideas for the annexation of multiple tracts of land...

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