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  1. METRO’s $3.5B bond includes public transit upgrades for Kingwood, Humble areas

    ...the highway—a controversial proposal that caused a stir among residents and local officials. Houston City Council Member Dave Martin said he greatly opposed the idea of relocating the facility, saying the...

  2. It's only been open for a day, but Time Magazine has already named the San Antonio museum one of the world's greatest places.

    ...is free of charge. "Ruby City is destined to be an important part of San Antonio's art community," Mayor Ron Nirenberg said during Sunday's ribbon cutting. "It's such a special moment seeing Linda Pace's...

  3. Austin Task force to recommend uses for hotel tax money for music industry

    ...available for use by the local music industry, the Music Commission is forming a task force to advise City Council on the best way to use those funds. At last week’s meeting, the commission voted unanimously...

  4. Community drives creators at Bayou City Art Festival

    ...Gonzales, Staff Photographer / Steve Gonzales 4of5Featured Artist Clifton Henri talks to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner during the Bayou City Art Festival Sunday, Oct., 13, 2019 in Houston. The two-day...

  5. Pharr police partners with firm offering cameras for doorbells

    ...not a Big Brother situation or anything like that,” said Police Chief Jose A. Luengo of Pharr, where city commissioners this week voted to forge the partnership with Ring, which was bought by Amazon in 2018...

  6. Community gathers in Brownsville for clean-up efforts

    ...can't do it for themselves so it's nice to have volunteers help them out," said District 1 Brownsville City Commissioner, Nurith Galonsky, Littering, which has been an ongoing problem in the city, may contribute...

  7. Killeen council members head to D.C.; no meeting Tuesday

    The Killeen City Council has rescheduled its regular meeting Tuesday as two city officials and four council members will be in Washington, D.C., to attend the annual Association of the U.S. Army Expo.

  8. Paris Council to review interim city manager

    Paris City Council will go behind closed doors at a Monday meeting to evaluate the interim city manager and financial director Gene Anderson and to discuss a tax abatement with Aequis Aero Machine, formerly...

  9. Clarksville City Council to consider water and sewer ordinance

    The Clarksville City Council will consider amending sections of its ordinances to adjust water and sewer rates, providing for severability, when it meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Clarksville City Hall, 800...

  10. Cooper City Council to re-examine curfew hours rules

    The Cooper City Council is expected to review curfew hours. The council changed the times and ages at the last regular meeting, taking the recommendation of sheriff’s office. Sgt. Elmo Robinson said that...

  11. Lake Dallas touts small-town charm

    This unique lakeside city along the shores of Lewisville Lake covers 2.7 square miles with a population of around 7,260 residents, Lake Dallas Mayor Michael Barnhart told us during a recent Denton County Commissioners Court meeting.

  12. Mayor: City continues to do great things

    ...completed early next year. The city's budget for the remainder of 2019 and 2020 has been approved by your city council and the tax rate has once again been reduced from last year. Well done accolades to our city...

  13. Ammonia plant finds support among Texas City residents, officials say

    ...necessary permits, progress should move quickly on an $800 million offshore ammonia processing plant, said Mayor Matt Doyle, days before the last in a series of public meetings about the project. × This page...

  14. Texarkana council to vote on spending approvals

    The City Council on Monday will vote on authorizing more than $1.84 million in spending that was planned for in the city's recently passed annual budget. Measures giving the go-ahead to five budgeted expenditures are on the consent agenda for the...

  15. Mesquite City Council discusses Downtown Overlay District

    The Mesquite City Council received a briefing regarding a proposed Downtown Overlay District during Monday night’s City Council pre-meeting. Jeff Armstrong, director of Planning and Development Services,...

  16. Weatherford Walk to End Alzheimer's a success

    ...Emceeing the event was Erin Wilde, host of Wilde Workdays for Hank FM 92.1 KTFW. Weatherford Place 1 Council member Heidi Wilder read a proclamation issued by Mayor Paul Paschall declaring Sept. 28 as Walk...

  17. Georgetown officials agree to sell 10,000 acre-feet of excess water to Blanchard Refinery

    ...some numbers to know in that sale. Source: City of Georgetown/Community Impact Newspaper Georgetown City Council voted 5-1 in favor of an agreement to sell 10,000 acre-feet of excess water to Blanchard Refining...

  18. Another sales tax drop brings city closer to ‘normal’

    ...allocation from the State of Texas is closer to October 2014 than the same month last year, but Kilgore City Manager Josh Selleck remains unfazed by a year-to-year drop of almost $150,000. “It is where it should...

  19. Longview divides grants to 8 arts groups, 29 events through September 2020

    ...greetings is getting a greenback boost from last year's guests of Longview hospitality. The Longview City Council finalized how eight cultural arts groups and museums will share $285,000 generated in hotel/motel...

  20. College Station Fire Department receives $1.2 million in federal grant funding

    COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX)- Monday, College Station City Council approved three federal grants totaling $1.2 million for the College Station Fire Department. The bulk of the funding comes from the Staffing...

  21. City of Gregory receiving new city hall - for free

    ...Coast Ventures project in Portland. “The fire department has deteriorated over the years,” Gregory Mayor Celestino Zambrano said. “Our city hall was built in 1985 and it has … we have already outgrown city...

  22. Aledo Fest set for next weekend

    ...be available in the rear lot behind the Daniel Ninth Grade Center. “Great family entertainment to be enjoyed by Aledo residents and the entire community,” Aledo City Administrator Bill Funderburk said.

  23. Denison renews tourism agreement with chamber

    ...PM Denison reaffirmed its partnership with the Denison Area Chamber of Commerce Monday night. The City Council agreed to renew the partnership with the chamber to help promote tourism in the city. “It...

  24. Houston receives $43 million in federal funds to start North Canal project, cover Wortham Center repairs

    ...government funding is flowing into Houston to save lives and protect property on a massive scale,” Mayor Sylvester Turner said in a news release. “The North Canal is a landmark project, developed by the...

  25. Coppell takes steps to protect against fraud

    ...thousands of dollars were stolen from criminals posing as one of the city’s vendors. Tuesday, The Coppell City Council approved a request for proposal to perform a risk assessment to prevent another fraud situation....

  26. Denison prepares for more recovery relief

    ...Residents of Denison will have an opportunity to bring ideas to the city at a special called meeting of the City Council to take place at 8 a.m. Monday in the council chambers of City Hall at 300 West Main Street....

  27. Council appoints new city secretary

    Gainesville’s new city secretary will be taking her seat shortly. By unanimous vote, city council members appointed Diana Alcala to the position, effective Monday, Oct. 14. All members were present for...

  28. ETJ customers hit with higher water bills

    ...allows cities to go up to double for customers outside city limits ... we decided not to do that,” city manager Aron Kulhavy said. “As part of the budget process we looked at tweaking it a little since it...

  29. More tenants, incentives for Round Rock industrial park

    ...44,386 square feet of space at Settlers Crossing. Under an incentive agreement approved by Round Rock City Council, Phlur will lease the facility, spend at least $2.65 million on facility improvements and personal...

  30. The Colony moving forward with final piece of South Colony-Grandscape connection

    ...motorists get to Grandscape easier. The Colony is getting closer to closing a key loop. Last week the City Council approved a contract amendment for the South Colony Boulevard extension at the Sam Rayburn Tollway....

  31. El Paso council to discuss rules on removing elected officials after Sam Morgan arrest

    ...Department) The recent domestic violence allegations against City Rep. Sam Morgan has caused El Paso City Council to review the city's charter on removing an elected official from office. Criminal charges...

  32. Whitehouse City Council selects 5 to interview for police chief position

    WHITEHOUSE, Texas (KLTV) - The Whitehouse City Council has selected five candidates for initial interviews in consideration of the vacated police chief position. The council determined the candidates...

  33. Allen water rates increase

    The Allen City Council on Tuesday adopted increased water and sewer rates to go into effect Nov. 1. The water rate increase will result in an additional $8.33 per month for residential and $40.55 per month...

  34. Breaking The Glass Ceiling: O’Carroll appointed first female police chief

    ...lieutenant of special operations, then became a captain. When Chief Randy Smith took the job as SPI city manager, Claudine was appointed interim chief in February of 2019. She was confirmed as the official...

  35. Cameron County Amphitheater opens at Dolphin Cove

    ...and South Padre Island Mayor Patrick McNulty, South Padre Island Mayor Pro-Tem Ken Medders and Councilmember Kerry Scwartz, South Padre Island Police Chief Claudine O’Carroll were among the people who attended....

  36. City of San Angelo seeking input on new master plan for parks

    ...programs. Citizens are invited to come share their thoughts during two meetings to be held in the City Council chambers of the McNease Convention Center, 501 Rio Concho Drive. Tuesday, Oct. 22, 4 p.m....

  37. Wife of College Station mayor passes away

    ...sorrow, the City of College Station shares the unexpected passing of Laura Dean Mooney, 59, wife of Mayor Karl Mooney, at their home Thursday night. Mrs. Mooney was a tireless and selfless advocate for many...

  38. WP approves first ever parks master plan

    Willow Park Assistant City Manager Bernie Parker presented the first ever parks master plan to the city council Tuesday night before it was unanimously approved. The city of Willow Park made history Tuesday...

  39. Marlin picks five semi-finalists for Chief of Police

    ...experiencing significant changes and seeing future opportunities once again, despite some setbacks,” City Manager Cedric Davis said in a press release. “Many Central Texans is admiring the resilience and tenacity...

  40. City of Humble increases property tax rate, plans for the future in FY 2019-20 budget

    The city also continued its trend of raising its property tax rate for the fourth year in a row as it plans for the future and attempts to ease its reliance on sales tax revenue. Humble City Council approved a property tax rate of $0.255944 per $100...

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