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  1. City now under Stage 1 water restriction

    ...source. Officials say that it has dropped below 40 percent of its storage capacity, which Beeville City Manager John Benson said automatically triggered Stage 1 of the city’s drought contingency plan Dec....

  2. Delayed Pfizer and Moderna vaccines could arrive in Austin today

    ...community greater supply of the vaccine, because that's what we're missing right now," said Austin Mayor Steve Adler, "The imbalance between supply and demand, I know, is causing a lot of frustration and...

  3. Cottonwood Shores council meeting canceled after employees test positive

    After two city employees tested positive for COVID-19 and more were exposed, the Cottonwood Shores City Council meeting Thursday, Jan. 21, was canceled. “I couldn’t get everything together for that (meeting),”...

  4. During the pandemic, Mayor Bartie has been among the most outspoken leaders about the dangers of COVID-19. Back from the hospital, his message has not changed.

    "This COVID-19 is real, and it will take you out," he said. Those are not just cautionary words, but reality for Bartie. He has been sick with coronavirus since December. "It attacks your systems — kidneys, ribs system, now my pulmonary system and...

  5. Rockport Mayor says the city is working to give residents better access to COVID-19 vaccines

    ...County are having to drive an hour or more to come to the mega distribution hub in Robstown. Rockport Mayor Patrick Rios says they have been working to give their residents better access to the vaccines. ...

  6. Harlingen proposes its first food truck park; commissioners to hold public hearing

    ...multiple food trucks. Over the last few years, I know people have been requesting it.” On Wednesday, city commissioners will hold a public hearing into the proposal as they mull passing an ordinance’s first...

  7. Anzalduas bridge extends commercial traffic times

    ...powered by international trade and fueled by the collaboration with our partners in Mexico,” McAllen City Manager Roel “Roy” Rodriguez said. “Thanks to the partnership with Mexican Customs, the extended hours...

  8. All-ability playground equipment for Fischer Park gets green light

    ...making the parks more welcoming and inclusive for visitors of all ages and abilities. New Braunfels City Council members last week gave their unanimous approval to purchase all-ability playground equipment,...

  9. To-be-filed bill could fund dredging in Lake Houston by charging additional surface water fee

    ...sediment has been dredged from the lake and its tributaries since September 2018, an effort Houston Mayor Pro Tem Dave Martin, who represents District E in Kingwood, estimated had cost roughly $114 million...

  10. El Paso ranks fourth in U.S. for best places to live and work remotely

    ...flexibility to allow residents to work from anywhere and enjoy our beautiful culture and community,” Deputy City Manager Tracey Jerome said. “El Pasoans deserve the best, and we are striving to provide our residents...

  11. GFOA recognizes Harlingen Finance Department for Outstanding Financial Practices

    ...and its management. The city said this is the 35th consecutive year they have received this award. City Manager Dan Serna said it is a reflection of the emphasis the city places on its finances and transparency....

  12. New Sherman Police station plans begin to take shape

    ...since mid 2019 when department officials started presenting early conceptual work and estimates to the city council. Officials at the time said the new station was needed to address space concerns as the department...

  13. New nature project could bring 100-mile hiking trail connecting San Antonio and Austin Great Springs Project will create a green corridor connecting 4 Texas springs

    ...local projects and figure out how to connect them.” Project leaders spoke with former San Antonio Mayor Phil Hardberger who said “I think you could get public excitement quite easily. Nobody needs [the...

  14. Katy discusses growth, hurdles of 2020 at annual State of the City event

    ...May regarding its income from the sales tax decreasing significantly as shoppers stayed home. Katy Mayor Bill Hastings outlined his pandemic-response budget goals to include the following: continuing to...

  15. Bryan mayor says city is ready to ramp up vaccine distribution

    ...runs to make sure they’re ready, but now they’re waiting on the next shipment of vaccines. Bryan Mayor Andrew Nelson says the Brazos Center was an easy choice for a hub in our area. “It’s a central location...

  16. Monday, Tuesday COVID-19 vaccinations at Alamodome delayed until at least Wednesday

    ...us by the state have not been shipped to us from the manufacturer,” said Colleen Bridger, assistant city manager. Bridger expressed hope that the shipment will arrive within the next day or two and cautioned...

  17. Granite Shoals tables agenda items while city manager recovers from COVID

    The Granite Shoals City Council tabled two agenda items at its Jan. 12 meeting because City Manager Jeff Looney was not in attendance to present them. Looney is suffering from COVID-19. He did not know how he contracted the virus that causes it but...

  18. City of Rockport begins Stage 1 water conservation

    Rockport City Manager Kevin Carruth has announced the City of Rockport has entered Stage 1 - Moderate Water Shortage. The city implemented Stage 1 in response to the combined lake storage levels of Lake...

  19. Council supports legislation exempting original art sales

    ...Aransas County commissioners, as well. “If they don’t support this, we won’t pursue it,” said Day. Mayor Pro-tem J.D. Villa made the motion to support the RCAD’s legislative initiative to exempt from sales...

  20. Bryan Fire Chief McGregor retiring after 37 years of service

    ...was a lot of soul searching to make sure we never went through that again.” In July 2013, the Bryan City Council passed a resolution to create 33 new positions by 2023 and set a goal to have four firefighters...

  21. City Secretary’s Disqualification of Eagle Pass Mayor’s Application for Re-Election Raises Legal Issues Regarding Term Limits

    ...were stunned on Friday, January 15, 2021 when City Secretary Imelda B. Rodriguez advised incumbent Mayor Luis E. Sifuentes that his application for re-election in the May 1, 2021 City Officers Election was...

  22. Mayor Sylvester Turner calls out concerts, clubs operating over capacity

    Mayor Sylvester Turner issued a warning to bars and nightclubs across Houston and said he plans to go after any establishment seen disregarding capacity guidelines. In a second tweet, Turner said said "only legitimate restaurants" should be open.

  23. Community blood drive set for Feb. 26

    The City of Big Spring will be hosting a Community Blood Drive on Feb. 26 in the City Council Chambers. As the pandemic continues and many blood drives, along with other outreach events, have been cancelled,...

  24. Garland Planning to Open Drive-Thru Vaccine Hub

    ...clear when the vaccine clinic will open. Garland City Council Member Deborah Morris said the city and Mayor Scott LeMay had been "relentless" in pursuing a state hub and learned their request was approved on...

  25. New Arlington council member Ruby Faye Woolridge tests positive for COVID-19

    ...15, 2021 03:33 PM, After testing positive for coronavirus in early January, Arlington Districit 6 City council member Ruby Faye Woolridge urged others to get tested frequently and sign up for the vaccine....

  26. Bullard approves trade with Troup, receives letter of retirement from police chief

    Bullard Police Chief Gary Don Lewis had submitted a letter of retirement. Lewis has served the city of Bullard for 35 years. “During my tenure, I have enjoyed every moment of providing assistance and services to the citizens of Bullard, Texas. I...

  27. Cove council could approve Utility Assistance Donation Program Tuesday

    ...the impact of the increase in utility base rates could be made official Tuesday in Copperas Cove. City Manager Ryan Haverlah will present the plan to the city council for potential approval based on direction...

  28. Breckenridge City Commission appoints Robertson-Caraway as interim city manager

    With Breckenridge’s interim city manager Scott Dixon’s three-month stint ending recently, the Breckenridge City Commission voted at their meeting earlier this month to appoint City Secretary Heather Robertson-Caraway as the interim city manager while...

  29. Street vending: South Padre Island addresses food truck litigation

    ...the city has not violated any court orders and has always fully complied with the law. “The current city council and administration, who were mostly not involved in the enactment of the mobile food ordinance,...

  30. Killeen council to discuss permanent move of city elections after 2021

    ...all of the other signs, it was proven this past November, based on the number of voter who voted for City Council elections, that we can do it.” Brown said she believes turnout would be higher if it were...

  31. Combine breaks ground for new municipal building

    “We are grateful for the time and effort that so many people have put into making this happen,” stated Combine Mayor Tim Ratcliff. “When finished, Combine will occupy for the first time in its history a new, modern city hall and police headquarters.”...

  32. City honors Municipal Court Administrator

    The presenter of the award noted Jennings willingness to share her wealth of knowledge and experience. “Clerks throughout the state better understand the level of fair and impartial service the public deserves and expects, thanks to Sharon Jennings”...

  33. Horseshoe Bay discusses potential new City Hall as population grows

    City leaders discussed how existing space in the current City Hall, located at 1 Community Drive, is not keeping up with Horseshoe Bay’s growth. “We literally are housing people in closets,” she said about staff at the current City Hall.

  34. Police chief finalists named

    Paris City Manager Grayson Path has announced who the three police chief finalists are, and he’s welcoming the public to their virtual interviews. Path said he narrowed the list of candidates for the position...

  35. Kilgore moves ahead with new police camera system

    The Kilgore City Council is moving ahead and purchasing a new police camera system. The Kilgore City Council is moving ahead and purchasing a new police camera system. KILGORE — The Kilgore City Council...

  36. WHARTON: Position for public works director now available

    According to the city, John Plaia turned in his retirement paperwork that served as notice he would no longer be director. Public Works’ Amy Horelica currently serving as interim public works director. She has been working with the City of Wharton...

  37. Message from the Mayor: COVID-19 vaccines coming

    Dear Residents: There is good news to look forward to in Corsicana as the vaccine for COVID-19 is slowly arriving in our community. Currently, there are four places that have received the vaccine: Navarro...

  38. Texas company to invest in Lufkin

    “(Jefferson Enterprise Energy LLC’s) announcement today of a $150 million investment and 100 full-time employees in Lufkin exemplifies the city’s commitment to incentivize companies to locate here in order to continue providing our citizens with...

  39. City taps library tech for super park; $235,000 kiosk to help check out books

    At the Harlingen Public Library, Director Dauna Campbell is tapping grant money to fund the $235,000 purchase of a library kiosk from EnvisionWare, a Duluth, Ga.-based company listed on the state’s BuyBoard, a purchasing cooperative of state-approved...

  40. Morgan’s Point Resort hires new city manager

    Dalton Rice, 35, a former management analyst and assistant to the city manager in Mont Belvieu, was named to the city’s top administrative post by the council. Rice, who will relocate to Morgan’s Point Resort with his wife and two of his three sons,...

  41. New Braunfels breaks ground on $36 million police HQ

    ...Braunfels Police Department headquarters facility is officially on its way to construction. New Braunfels City Council held a ground breaking ceremony Jan. 14 at the site of the new facility on the 3000 block of...

  42. Jersey Village receives Grant Award Letter from TDEM for drainage project

    ...widening and deepening White Oak Bayou. “Currently the berm and Wall Street project is out for bids,” City Manager Austin Bleess said. “We will open bids on Feb. 2, and it is anticipated the Council will act...

  43. Conroe wrapping up $1.5M in repairs to old police headquarters

    By Catherine Dominguez Published 11:37 am CST, Friday, January 15, 2021 The Conroe City Council took its final steps to get the city’s former police headquarters repaired in order to find a use for...

  44. Conroe tightens ordinance to address permanent camping in city

    ...business along Frazier Street. After several years of discussion and concern from residents, the Conroe City Council approved several changes to its camping ordinance to help stop those living permanently in...

  45. Temple city offices to remain closed for walk-in services through Feb. 28

    ...a whole, these facilities will remain closed to walk-in services for the safety of our community,” City Manager Brynn Myers said. Services at the following City facilities will remain available online,...

  46. West Lake Hills signs off on project agreement with local water district

    When the water district installs the new line or upgrades an existing line, the district is only required to repave the affected part of the street. Through partnerships with West Lake Hills, the city makes a contribution toward the water district to...

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