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  1. J/22 World Sailing Championship begins Monday at Corpus Christi Yacht Club

    ...worldwide. This year it will be held in the Corpus Christi bay for 2021. The competition kicks off with Mayor Paulette Guajardo welcoming an international group of sailors and crew members Monday at 5 p.m. 43...

  2. Chandler sets well regulations

    ...well will not be required to go through the permitting process again. “This is addressing new wells,” City Administrator John Whitsell said. One concern was the requirement that wells connected to the house...

  3. Central Texas mayor hopes federal infrastructure plan can help city

    Killeen mayor Jose Segarra joined nearly 400 other mayors from around the country and signed on to a letter urging Congress to move forward with the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework. Mayor Segarra hopes it will help the city address some of their...

  4. Richwood to conduct 'dewatering'

    Work to replace the sewer line in the Magnolia Lane area will continue Monday, which could inhibit traffic flow, city officials said. The construction taking place is called dewatering, and it will happen near the community garden and Magnolia Lane...

  5. New Austin Fire Department station will serve Sunset Valley, Travis Country residents

    ...business competition This is the second of five new high priority Fire-EMS stations approved by Austin City Council. The first opened last year for Del Valle and southeast Austin. When construction started...

  6. A Frisco resident accused the mayor of ethics violations. Here's how he responded.

    During the meeting, Councilwoman Shona Huffman said in the future filed complaints must have real evidence or proof to support any claims. “The ethics ordinance is not designed to be a political sword on any side, and it should be deemed a tool when...

  7. Victoria City Council to consider bond refinancing, annexation

    The Victoria City Council will hold two public hearings to consider refinancing certain bonds and annexing two tracts, totaling about 12 acres Tuesday evening. The Council is considering refinancing over...

  8. Corsicana City Council budget work session Monday

    The Corsicana City Council is scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. Monday, July 19 for a Budget Work Session to discuss the proposed Fiscal Year 2022 budget in the Council Chambers of the Government Center at 200...

  9. Weems named Temple interim communications and public relations manager

    Cody Weems, the city of Temple’s public relations coordinator, was named Friday as interim communications and public relations manager.

  10. Surveys reveal infrastructure and low taxes among draws to Windcrest

    ...organized three focus groups and a community survey that was returned by 525 residents. She briefed the City Council last month on her findings as to what Windcrest residents appreciate and want for their city....

  11. City of Troup to receive more than $500,000, seeking public opinion for funding plan

    ...city of Troup is estimated to receive $506,474,48 from the American Recue Plan Act and will hold a city council meeting on July 19 to discuss possible uses of the funding. During the meeting, the city...

  12. Mayor Ron Nirenberg headed to D.C. to advocate for special project in San Antonio 🌳

    According to the mayor's office, San Antonio has not received a major federal transportation grant for more than a decade. The future of the trail system in San Antonio is something the mayor is hoping to get some big funding for with the U.S....

  13. La Joya plans to build new wastewater treatment plant

    ...Mayor Isidro Casanova. “Well, the time has come. And we need to get this fixed.” Casanova and the City Council started planning the new wastewater treatment plant last year. They hired Houston-based S&B...

  14. Clarksville City Council to funds budget, water and sewer rates

    The Clarksville City Council will discuss the 2021 street improvements project between the city and Gist Enterprises and afterwards discuss the remaining street funds budget at Tuesday evening’s meeting....

  15. Stop signs to replace yield signs at some intersections

    Motorists in Universal City need to take note — stop signs are replacing many yield signs throughout the city. City Council on July 6 approved an ordinance “establishing full stop sign locations” at intersections currently marked with yield signs.

  16. Schertz City Council approves creation of mixed-use development district

    The new zoning builds on the existing regulations but offers exemptions for new construction in that historic area of town from Schertz Parkway southwest to Pickrell Park. The city has been investing money and incentives along Main Street for years...

  17. McAllen International Airport receives $5.4 million in federal funds

    Big changes could be in the works for McAllen International Airport after it received $5.4 million as part of the American Rescue Plan. The federal funds will provide relief to the airport following the drop in travel due to COVID last year.

  18. Missouri City City Hall renovations to begin July 19

    Beginning July 19, Missouri City will begin renovating its City Hall lobby, City Council chambers and second floor vestibule. The project is expected to cost approximately $335,000, according to a May 17 City Council meeting.

  19. Mayor shares concerns over aging sewer system

    Concerns as to the age of a large portion of the city’s sewer lines and manholes was aired by Mount Vernon Mayor Brad Hyman at the Monday evening meeting of the city council. “Our city staff deals with a lot,” Mayor Hyman said. He learned first-hand...

  20. Whatley joins Bullard city hall, council approves COs

    ...employee Raiven Whatley, Director of Communications and Public Relations, was introduced at the Bullard city council meeting Tuesday, July 13. Whatley, whose position at Bullard began June 14, has approximately...

  21. One year to find new home for library

    ...of the Palestine Public Library met Friday to discuss the library’s future location. The Palestine City Council signed a one year lease with the Christon Company, who recently purchased the Palestine Mall,...

  22. Cumby appoints new city secretary

    Cumby city council met for their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday July. Items on the agenda included consent agenda, ... confirmation of the Mayor’s appointment of Betty Jo Hartman as the new city secretary and creating a grant committee to find...

  23. City moves forward on pump purchase

    Many water system projects are in the works for the city of Como, and Tuesday its city council approved the purchase and installation of a grinder pump for the city lift station at a cost of about $3,700.

  24. Waskom celebrates opening of new splash pad

    It was a splashing good time Friday as the city of Waskom celebrated the grand opening of its newest attraction — an interactive splash pad, located at the Waskom Taylor Park. A host of families, elected officials and residents turned out to witness...

  25. New PA fire chief talks goals, plans for city

    Greg Benson’s first day as the new Port Arthur fire chief is Monday, but he’s coming in ready to put boots on the ground. “One of the immediate (goals) is to get to know members of the department and members of the city,” ... “A second goal is to...

  26. City sees slight economic gain

    ...(gains) like we have been experiencing, this is still good news for the city’s finances,” El Campo City Manager Courtney Sladek said. This year, the sales tax rebate is up 21.04 percent for the calendar...

  27. Van Horn gets “sticker shock” on Capital Improvement costs

    Raul Issa, from Brock & Bustillos Engineering, gave Council a power-point presentation of what it would take to fix the City’s aging water infrastructure. Mr. Issa gave Council a preliminary estimate of $12.5 million dollars over 6 years, which was...

  28. Second DART station ahead in Carrollton

    ...DART station in Downtown Carrollton became one step closer to reality on Tuesday after the Carrollton City Council approved a special use permit (SUP) for DART’s Silver Line Terminal. The proposed passenger...

  29. 3 times Mayor Turner was the coolest mayor this week

    Mayor Sylvester Turner never shies away from a moment to remind the world that Houston is in his blood. While supporting the return of a number of local events this week, Turner was seen dancing, freestyling and profiling across the city.

  30. Temple City Council approves federal grant program

    A budget and plan for spending $606,562 in federal grant money — aimed at helping low- and middle-income residents — was approved by the Temple City Council Thursday evening.

  31. $216.4 million budget proposed for city of Temple; certified values needed to set tax rate

    The Temple City Council will vote on the city’s tax rate and budget next month following Thursday’s meeting. Council members held the first of two public hearings on the city’s proposed $216.4 million...

  32. Tyler residents urge city council to lift ban on solar panels

    Tyler residents are asking city council to change rules regarding solar panels. This month the council is reviewing a ban on solar panels that was put in place in 2012. Solar energy advocates believe it is important to have this resource. They also...

  33. Salado: Developers seek to build commercial complex on 64-acre site

    ...big retail shop and smaller retail shops. “This is huge improvement for Salado,” said the village’s mayor, Michael Coggin. “It’s going to generate jobs, it’s also going to generate tax dollars of about $500,000...

  34. City applies for downtown to become a National Historic District

    Tyler is continuing efforts to establish a Downtown National Historic District. On Wednesday, City Council accepted a $13,600 Texas Historical Commission Certified Local Government Grant and authorized matching city funds to pay expenses involved in...

  35. Tyler to add 2.2 miles to Legacy Trail

    The city of Tyler is ready to begin the next phase of Legacy Trail, its network of paved walking and biking paths. The project will cost about about $3.1 million. TxDOT will provide up to 80% of construction costs through the Transportation...

  36. Local leaders begin pitches for more local tech jobs

    And it's not just energy or large manufacturing jobs the Coastal Bend is looking for. Recruiters from the Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation are actually visiting California pitching the Coastal Bend to potential businesses.

  37. Leander development with restaurants, retail under consideration

    ...office space are planned in a new Leander development at the corner of US 183 and Hero Way. Leander City Council approved the first zoning reading for a proposed development called Leander Marketplace on...

  38. Celina's open space vision includes strategic placement and connectivity

    Early July 10, residents and city officials gathered among the city’s mint condition synthetic turf baseball and softball fields to commemorate an official grand opening for the Old Celina Park expansion project. The project resulted in facilities...

  39. Property taxes to decrease slightly for Brenham

    According to City Manager James Fisher, the city is having to allocate more funds to repairs to the Lake Somerville intake structure repair ... This has caused a $0.02 increase in utility rates, which is offset by a $0.04 reduction in the electric...

  40. The 7-acre park is near the Campion Trail and the Elm Fork Trinity River.

    Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer cut the ribbon at the opening of Paws Colinas Dog Park recently with leaders from the City of Irving and Las Colinas Association. A new dog park has opened in Irving near the...

  41. Bridge City Mayor Elected Texas Municipal League (TML) President-Elect

    ...president-elect. Mr. Rutledge has served as Mayor from 2016 to present and previously served as a Council Member for 6 years. He has been a certified Municipal Official since 2015. He has served as TML region...

  42. Coppell sues state comptroller over sales tax rule

    The city of Coppell on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar following his decision to change a state rule that relates to the receipt of local sales tax on online sales. City officials say that violates state law, goes...

  43. League City selects new fire chief

    Michael Lugo, who most recently was assistant fire chief for Denton County Emergency Services District No. 1 in Argyle, Texas, will replace Chief Gary Warren, who retires in August, according to a League City press release.

  44. City of McAllen to Officially Launch Community Toolshed

    Earlier this year, the McAllen City Commission approved the creation of a community toolshed, a program where McAllen residents can borrow – for free – various lawn and garden tools and equipment for residential...

  45. Council considers new PD, city hall

    Architect Randall Scott Monday night updated Decatur City Council on the firm's needs assessment for the police department and city hall, presenting an outline for possible new facilities and estimated...

  46. Chester plans community watch program

    Chester welcomed members of the Dam B Community Watch (DBCW) at their council meeting Monday evening, July 12. Chester Mayor Floyd Petri and Mayor pro-tem Robert Poynter have taken point on planning a community watch group for Chester, and Poynter...

  47. Texas General Land Office to celebrate completion of two affordable rental housing complexes in Alvin and Bay City

    The GLO awarded $15,000,000 to rebuild Willow Creek Manor, a 128-unit affordable rental complex in Alvin, in addition to $8,500,000 to rebuild the Bay Breeze Apartments, a 100-unit multifamily community in Bay City. More than 83% of these units are...

  48. Flower Mound to restart search for new town manager

    Council members directed staff to reconnect with the consultants who conducted the initial search last year after former Town Manager Jimmy Stathatos resigned to take a job in Bedford. Town Council approved a contract in September 2020 to hire a...

  49. Flower Mound residents likely to see property tax rate decrease for upcoming year

    ... "With valuations coming in so high, we know there will have to be a tax [rate] decrease," interim Town Manager Debra Wallace told the council at a strategic planning session July 15. She referenced a state...

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