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  1. Corinth earns communications award

    Corinth earns communications award The city of Corinth recently received a TAMI Award for its Communication Strategic Plan from the Texas As The city of Corinth recently received a TAMI Award for its Communication Strategic Plan from the Texas...

  2. Lufkin to consider importing antivenom for Ellen Trout Zoo

    The Lufkin City Council will consider authorizing City Manager Keith Wright to import antivenom from Costa Rica to treat potential pit viper bites at Ellen Trout Zoo during its regularly scheduled meeting...

  3. Waco to consider taking ownership of regional sewer system

    ...that supports seven McLennan County cities might soon fall under Waco’s sole ownership. The Waco City Council on Tuesday will consider entering an agreement with Bellmead, Hewitt, Lacy-Lakeview, Lorena,...

  4. City of Victoria plans improvements to 3 parks

    Hopkins Park, Ethel Lee Tracy Park and Boulevard Park soon will be improved. Victoria City Council on Tuesday is expected to approve a resolution authorizing City Manager Jesús Garza to execute an agreement...

  5. Leon Valley City Council approves Ryan Henry’s contract; approved money for generator

    ...process. The City Manager, Kelly Kuenstler, hired Ryan Henry after receiving a recommendation from the Texas Municipal League (TML) regarding complaints filed against Councilor Benny Martinez. TML provides insurance...

  6. Municipal recycling effort suffers yet another setback

    ...offered the collection service to customers for nearly a decade. That seems to be one of the Nederland city manager’s only local options with the impending closure of Southeast Texas’ only commercial recycling...

  7. PA officials profess faith in repaired levee

    ...officials in Austin July 24 to see if the county can leverage its portion. Port Arthur’s newly elected Mayor Thurman “Bill” Bartie said he got a “good test run.” “The last 2½ days have been dedicated to (Barry),”...

  8. City moves closer to finalizing 2020 budget

    ...retirement pay for the volunteers. “I’ve always been for doing all we can for our volunteer firemen,” Mayor Gary Hinders said. Behrens said that the retirement fund had not been looked at since 2008, and it...

  9. Corinth going through rebrand

    ...news. We worked with Heart Communication in Denver to design the new logo,” Bynselmeyer said. The city manager, Bob Hart, also gave a nod to the future of his city and what the logo represents. Hart also...

  10. City to apply for grant for last section of Circle Trail

    ...an attempt to secure grant funding for the final section of the Circle Trail. On the Wichita Falls City Council agenda for their Tuesday meeting there is a resolution under consideration to apply for and...

  11. City reviews transportation plan

    The City Council received a presentation of a draft of their transportation master plan this week, which suggested some major changes to Grant Avenue and downtown. The plan, drafted by consulting firm...

  12. State officials head back to court to enforce radioactive waste cleanup in Denton

    ...No work has been done at the site on Jim Christal Road, according to a recent report to the Denton City Council. Chase found more contaminated material than anticipated, the report said. USR was the third...

  13. LJ budget proposes tax rate increase

    ...cover increased debt payments from the 2016 bond, as well as some maintenance and operating costs, City Manager Bill Yenne said at a budget workshop Saturday. This rate increase is 6.4 percent higher than...

  14. Pflugerville’s future City Hall to be built downtown following resolution by City Council

    Pflugerville City Council unanimously approved a resolution May 14 to relocate its City Hall facilities to a downtown location in an effort to promote the city’s revitalization efforts. Pflugerville City...

  15. Lubbock taking steps to regulate short-term rental houses

    ...services need to be paying the hotel tax, much like you do if you stay at any of our hotels in town," Mayor Dan Pope said in his weekly address video. "I think that levels the playing field. We took action...

  16. New skate park at Faulkner Park celebrates grand opening

    ...Faulkner Park. “We reached out to the community as part of our designs is to what do you want to see,” Mayor Martin Heines said. The phase cost the city $200,000. The park hours are 6:30 am.m to 10:00 p.m....

  17. Retail, hotel, entertainment complex coming to Waco

    ...things are coming for Waco from a tourism standpoint and growth and housing and industrial." The Waco City Council agreed to incentivize the project through a 380 Development Agreement up to $5M in February...

  18. Rowlett council discusses 2019 Community Development Block Grant funding

    ...alley with a $158,000, specifically looking at the wayfinding for downtown is one suggestion,” said Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian. “See if there’s some park improvements that might be qualified that would be a...

  19. Temple businesses encouraged to help employees become healthy

    The Temple Mayor’s Council on Physical Fitness is encouraging businesses, companies and corporations of all sizes in Temple and surrounding areas to compete in the 2019 Corporate Challenge. Corporate...

  20. Rowlett council adopts revised permit, inspection fees for construction

    The Rowlett City Council discussed a resolution amending the master fee schedule and adopting revised permit and inspection fees for construction or improvements of residential dwellings during the July...

  21. City of Hutto proposes new taxes

    ...infrastructure needed to keep up with the growth we are experiencing and expecting,” City of Hutto Mayor Doug Gaul said. Currently, the City has adopted a M&O rate below the rollback rate, or maximum...

  22. Cove City Council to discuss issuing debt at Tuesday meeting

    ...Environmental Quality. Consider a travel authorization that would allow council members to attend the Texas Municipal League’s 2019 Conference in San Antonio. Receive a report from Haverlah on the EF-2 tornado...

  23. Rusk City Council talks charter; tables sign ordinance

    RUSK – A two-hour Rusk City Council meeting Thursday gave city leaders an opportunity to discuss suggestions made by a City Charter Review committee, but the only action taken was to approve a consent agenda...

  24. Marshall city commission looks at plan to improve city's look

    Marshall City Commissioners looked at a plan during Thursday's meeting to improve the city's aesthetics. As a result of the community wide strategic planning meeting last month, one of the issues mentioned...

  25. Richwood haggles over tax rate

    ...place for public work stuff would provide some space that public works can use,” Koskiniemi said. Mayor Steve Boykin has a personal attachment to the building and quickly opposed its decommission. It is...

  26. La Marque wants to revitalize downtown with food trucks

    ...their openings are pending at the end of July or early August, Merritt said. On Monday, the La Marque City Council approved an estimated $750,000 contract with RPA, an architectural firm, for streetscaping...

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