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  1. FEMA Awards $5.6 Million For 28 Home Buyouts In Friendswood

    ...made a third application in November 2018 that we haven’t gotten final word on just yet,” Friendswood City Manager Morad Kabiri said. Though the funding for the second application has been awarded, Kabiri...

  2. Officials work on $30M budget

    City The city of Sulphur Springs is in ongoing workshops to develop their 2020 budget, which may reach over $30 million, with a session last week on Aug. 6 and an upcoming session at 5:30 p.m. Aug 13. The budget, first presented to city council at...

  3. Clute City Council purchases new ambulance

    ...planned for service starting Sept. 1, is brand new and comes with everything the state requires. Mayor Calvin Shiflet said he is happy with the purchase. “I will say that I think this is a decent buy...

  4. Oyster Creek to increase water rates

    ...first time in more than a decade, according to a conversation at a City Council budget workshop. Mayor Justin Mills introduced next year’s budget with an increase of 68 cents per 1000 gallons for residential...

  5. College Station council reviews budget proposal, mulls tax rate changes

    ...open in 2020, street improvement projects and work on the Lick Creek wastewater treatment plant. Mayor Karl Mooney said Monday afternoon that the city is mindful of the forthcoming impacts of the recently...

  6. Converse officials approve new water meters

    ...Nearly every home and business in Converse will receive a new water meter in six months’ time after City Council last week awarded a bid to update its antiquated water meter reading process. HydroPro Solutions...

  7. Lookout Road bridge opens after two years of work

    ...of scissors clipped through The Chamber ribbon, a U.S. Air Force jet thundered past overhead. Selma Mayor Tom Daly smiled, laughed and said, “I have connections.” It took more than connections to finish...

  8. TOLL 49 EXPANSION: New Chapel Hill residents oppose blue and orange routes

    ...they want to make sure that everyone in the community agrees with the new route. New Chapel Hill Mayor, Riley Harris, says with so many residents calling and telling him their opinions, he felt he had...

  9. Oak Ridge North City Council approves regional appointments, reviews city fees

    ...we’re getting and what we’re doing,” he said. Council then approved a resolution naming Shenandoah Mayor Ritch Wheeler as the Small Cities representative for the Conroe-The Woodlands Urbanized Area Mobility...

  10. Windcrest officials approve purchase of new pumper truck

    Windcrest Fire Chief Dan Kramer told City Council at its Aug. 5 meeting after a pumper truck experienced “a catastrophic failure” while responding to an apartment fire earlier that day. Council approved the purchase of the pumper, which Kramer said...

  11. Paris suspends city manager

    The Paris City Council voted 4-2 to suspend City Manager John Godwin at Monday's meeting, following a three-hour executive session. The dissenting votes came from council...

  12. Houston fire trucks don't have A/C as firefighters work in extreme summer heat, union says

    ...the hottest week of the year,” HPFFA president Marty Lancton said. Lancton sent a letter to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Monday requesting the City do something about the aging fire-response fleet immediately....

  13. Police chief prepares for new role with city

    ...Monday Aug 12, 2019 at 6:17 PM Stephenville Police Chief Jason King has become the new assistant city manager - and the hunt for the city’s next police chief is expected to begin soon. King’s new role...

  14. Comptroller issues sales tax allocations

    ...That’s a 12.51% increase from the August 2018 payment of $45,294. “I really can’t explain it,” Muenster City Administrator Stan Endres said of the growth. “I just hope it continues.” Muenster is also one of...

  15. Denison looking to add capital improvements manager

    ...capital improvement projects as the city faces growing pains. As part of the budget process, Denison City Manager Jud Rex presented a plan that would authorize the creation of a new position called Capital...

  16. Tyler City Council to consider budget, property tax rate on Wednesday

    The Tyler City Council will consider the upcoming budget and may propose a property tax rate at a meeting on Wednesday. The meeting will mark the beginning of the public comment period on the city’s budget for fiscal year 2020, which starts Oct. 1...

  17. Odessa to approve $93 M debt issuance

    The City Council is expected to vote Tuesday to approve taking on an additional $93 million in debt, which they say will be put toward various capital improvement projects. Council members will meet to...

  18. Lewisville Economic Development Director Jason Moore talks upcoming and potential Old Town projects, top priorities

    ...and light industrial. A proposed overhaul of the area’s zoning, set to be considered by Lewisville City Council in September, would reduce the seven current zoning types downtown into four districts: business,...

  19. Sherman starts site selection for future police station

    ...Department will have help as it scouts for the site of its future police headquarters. The Sherman City Council voted to enter into a professional services agreement with Hidell and Associates Architects...

  20. Council Adjusts Permit Fees, Delays Atmos Rate Increase

    The Hillsboro City Council approved a resolution in response to House Bill 852 to adjust fees for residential permits in a regular meeting held Tuesday, August 6. The fee schedule was compared to six...

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