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  1. Corpus Christi to seek grant for Commodores Bridge Project on North Padre Island

    The Corpus Christi City Council is seeking federal grant funds for the Commodores Bridge Project on North Padre Island. On Tuesday, the council approved a resolution for a grant application requesting...

  2. City to work with Burke to provide job training

    The city of Lufkin will begin working with Burke to permit individuals associated with the mental health center to work for the city in an apprenticeship program. The Lufkin City Council agreed Tuesday to allow city manager Kevin Gee to enter into a...

  3. City plans for lower property tax rate, although tax bills will go up

    The Denton City Council’s public hearings on Tuesday evening included one for the proposed 2022-23 budget, which will lower the property tax rate but increase the total tax bill for homeowners whose property...

  4. Kyle taps ZenCity for new community engagement platform

    ZenCity provides digital platforms for cities, counties, state and law enforcement agencies to receive community input and make decisions based on its residents' needs. “They are one platform that really uses aggregated data ... about conversations...

  5. San Marcos city council passes new $298M budget, keeps tax rate same

    The budget passed 4-3, ..., represents a 14.50% increase over the 2021-22 budget—about $37.70 million—totaling $298,144,470. Water, wastewater and electric utility rates will remain the same while storm water rates are set to increase by 6.5%,...

  6. Dripping Springs adopts $30.4M budget, ratifies lower tax rate

    The tax rate represents a decrease of $0.0122 per $100 in taxable property value from FY 2021-22 rate of $0.1900, but still exceeds the no-new-revenue rate of $0.1512. The no-new-revenue rate is the rate that would produce the same amount of taxes if...

  7. Proposed city charter changes face scrutiny

    Voters in the city of Seguin face a list of 10 ballot issues in the upcoming election, propositions aimed at changing the city’s charter and the way business is done locally. City leaders ask voters to take stands on issues surrounding term limits,...

  8. Tech company relocates headquarters from Plano to Richardson's Innovation Quarter

    The new 20,000 square-foot headquarters will be located at 1122 Alma Road and will be four times the size of its current Plano location. Richardson officials said the new headquarters will enable the company to support demand for mid-volume...

  9. Richardson applying registration program to help regulate short-term rentals

    ...Richardson approved a resolution to regulate short-term rental use within the city during a Sept. 19 city council meeting. As part of evaluating regulations, City Manager Don Magner said the city is working...

  10. New Trinidad City Hall to be built

    The new city hall replaces the current building, which started out decades ago as a fire station, she said. “We’re hoping to get it done by spring,” Newhouse said. The Trinidad Police Department will also move operations to the new city hall,...

  11. The city plans to rent ladder trucks because the fire department doesn’t have enough working vehicles in its fleet.

    Dallas’ fire department is planning to rent trucks by the end of the month because it doesn’t have enough working vehicles in its fleet. The two rented ladder trucks could arrive as early as this week to help cover for nine trucks still in need of...

  12. Sugar Land keeps same tax rate, approves $99M for capital projects

    The city also approved its FY 2022-23 tax rate of $0.34650 per $100 valuation at the meeting. The rate includes $0.200061 for maintenance and operations and $0.146439 for debt service. This presents no increase from last year’s rate. However, Sugar...

  13. New Rose Complex Convention Center has been delayed to open until March 2023

    Tyler - The first hope was to have doors open in November, but the same shipping delays and manufacturing hiccups that have challenged developers during the pandemic put some things on hold for this project. “We had some outdoor details in the...

  14. City budget approved 3-1 with 4-0 vote for tax rate

    No one present had questions about the 2022-23 budget at a public hearing held prior to Monday night’s Schulenburg City Council meeting but one alderman had a couple of issues with it and voted against its approval. “One of the things is the overall...

  15. DFW Airport wants to put the brakes on peer-to-peer car rentals using parking spaces

    Fort Worth city council members are being asked to change the towing rules at DFW International Airport. The request comes from airport officials because of parking spots being used by people renting out their personal vehicles.

  16. Mayor Turner hosts annual nonpartisan convention on voter rights

    ...Mayors from various cities met for the annual National Nonpartisan Conversation on Voter Rights. Mayor Sylvester Turner hosted the second annual National Nonpartisan Conversation on Voter Rights in Houston...

  17. Tomball raises water, wastewater rates for FY 2022-23

    Tomball City Council unanimously approved a 6% increase in water and wastewater rates for fiscal year 2022-23 during its Sept. 20 meeting. Residential customers who use up to 10,000 gallons of water a month will pay a base rate of $11.55—up from $10...

  18. Bellaire adopts 2023 fiscal year budget with last-minute changes

    The city of Bellaire adopted its fiscal year 2022-23 budget Sept. 19 with added spending directed toward full- and part-time employees. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Bellaire experienced a large number of vacancies in city jobs and in May...

  19. Council approves ECUD water rate

    Odessa - During a Tuesday work session, the city council approved the FY22-23 wholesale water rate for the Ector County Utility District. The new rate is a monthly fixed charge of $139,724 plus a volumetric charge of $1.2829/1,000 gallons or a...

  20. Lewisville City Council adopts FY 2022-23 tax rate

    The $124 million operating budget includes maintaining the property tax rate at $0.443301 per $100 valuation. The total tax rate for FY 2022-23 did not change from the current fiscal year tax rate but does exceed the no-new-revenue rate of $0.396846...

  21. Tomball City Council proposes lower property tax rate for FY 2022-23

    This proposed rate is $0.046091 lower than last year’s rate of $0.333339, according to Tomball’s Finance Director Katherine Tapscott. The proposed tax rate decrease comes as property values continue to rise. From FY 2021-22, Harris County property...

  22. Dalhart council approves interlocal agreement with Amarillo for interim police chief

    Dalhart’s ongoing police chief woes have prompted the city to take drastic steps. Following the loss of interim police chief Eloy Duran, the city has entered into an inerlocal agreement with the Amarillo Police Department for an interim police chief...

  23. Denison to develop of a storm water master plan

    "It will identify areas that need storm water infrastructure. It will inventory our existing storm water infrastructure," said Franchon Stearns, the city's capital improvement project manager. "It will be something that in the future we will use to...

  24. Arlington to Begin $10.8 Million 2022 Mill and Overlay Program to Create Smoother Streets

    On Oct. 3, 2022, the City of Arlington’s Public Works Department will begin work on a $10.8 million project to create smoother drives for commuters and extend the lifespan of 29 street segments through the recently approved 2022 Mill and Overlay...

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