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  1. Austin hoping to make diaper duty easier for dads, uncles and grandpas

    ...uncles and grandpas in Austin could soon see more diaper changing stations in public restrooms. Austin City Council Member Paige Ellis is leading an effort to pass a resolution that will require certain buildings...

  2. City council discusses funding for capital projects

    City council members learned Tuesday they may have to raise the city’s property tax rate about half a penny next year if they want to fund all of the currently-proposed capital improvement projects. Tony...

  3. City to consider manager search

    Nacogdoches City Council will discuss whether to hire an executive search firm after its city manager retires in early 2020 at tonight’s regular council meeting. The council meeting begins at 5:30 p.m....

  4. Lakeway continues Healthy Police Meals program

    ...for by the LPF at a monthly cost of $1,517 per month. Radford’s report, discussed during the June 17 City Council meeting, stated so far the LPF has contributed $16,435 to the program and recommended City...

  5. TxDOT to hold second open house on massive RM 620 expansion project

    During the June 17 Lakeway City Council meeting, TxDOT representatives encouraged all area residents to attend a June 26 open house from 5-7 p.m. (Brian Rash) During Lakeway’s June 17 City Council meeting,...

  6. Parolee housing, transitional program considered for downtown Longview near day care

    ...Department of Criminal Justice will make a final decision," Bell said. Longview Mayor Andy Mack, City Manager Keith Bonds, Gregg County Sheriff Maxey Cerliano and Stoudt all said they didn't know about...

  7. City Council to consider ordinance that makes it illegal to walk between, under railroad cars

    ...46 injuries in Texas from people walking around rail cars or railroad property. The Wichita Falls City Council will consider an ordinance Tuesday that would make it illegal for a pedestrian to walk in front...

  8. Mart officially has a new police chief

    The newest Mart police chief Albert Cavazos was sworn in Monday by Mayor Len Williams. Author: Lea Wilson Published: 7:20 PM CDT June 17, 2019 Updated: 7:20 PM CDT June 17, 2019 MART, Texas...

  9. City of Aransas Pass gives public a chance to discuss annexation

    ...around them. "We looked at protecting the city from Corpus Christi coming into the city," Aransas Pass City Manager Gary Edwards said. "Phase 1 accomplished that. Now looking at protection of the shoreline and...

  10. Cyclist ready for Wichita Falls City Council to approve Bike Safety ordinances

    ...-Wichita Falls is continuing their efforts to make the city a more bike-friendly community so at tomorrow city council hoping the city approves some changes. Cyclist and many others are in support of two ordinances...

  11. Denison approves $3.6 million sewer line contract

    ...Richard A. Todd, Herald Democrat Monday Jun 17, 2019 at 4:46 PM Jun 17, 2019 at 5:54 PM The Denison City Council voted to approve Lynn Vessels Construction, LLC a contract to begin construction of a sewer...

  12. City may raise tax rate due to police needs

    Mon, 06/17/2019 - 6:06pm Monday, June 17, 2019 The Granbury City Council could raise the property tax rate by almost eight cents per $100 valuation to boost a police department that is struggling to...

  13. New Caldwell City Hall taking shape

    ...new building is expected to cost about $5 million and will relieve space issues at older city hall. Mayor Norris McManus said weather has caused a lot of delays in construction. "It's too wet," said McManus....

  14. Odessa Police Department asking for pay raises

    Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019 5:11 pm Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke told the Odessa City Council it’s an employee’s market when it comes to police officers in Texas, and he’s asking for raises for...

  15. Move city elections to even years, November

    ...June 17, 2019 The stakes were high, and yet the turnout for the mayoral runoff election between Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Councilman Greg Brockhouse was abysmal. The stakes were high, and yet the turnout...

  16. Address Numbers Now Required on All McAllen Residential, Business Structures

    ...June 17 2019 Jun 17, 2019 June 17, 2019 2:50 PM June 17, 2019 in News - Local MCALLEN – City commissioners in McAllen passed an ordinance requiring all residents and businesses to clearly display...

  17. Coppell changes permit fees for residential alterations

    Coppell has made changes to its permit fees for residential alterations, additions and repairs. The City Council approved the changes at a recent meeting. Suzanne Arnold, chief building official, said the...

  18. Cities to consider how to split $2.6 million TASWA surplus

    ...to TASWA that have a direct impact on our budget not just because we take our trash there,” Sherman City Manager Robby Hefton said Thursday at the city’s annual budget workshop. “I think we have some issues...

  19. West University Place moves forward on ‘virtual gate’ system

    ...first phase is slated to begin in July. The work could take up to a year but city officials, including City Manager Dave Beach, said it could be completed earlier, possibly around the first of the year. The...

  20. Corpus Christi to host “Games of Texas” next summer

    The Corpus Christi City Council will hear a presentation Tuesday regarding a series of amateur Olympic-style events that will be held in Corpus Christi in the near future. The Games of Texas were held...

  21. WP council hears debt presentation

    The Willow Park City Council heard a presentation on the city’s debt as well as approved a $2,365,000 tax note at a 2.15 percent interest rate to fund street improvements, parks and drainage. Marti Shew...

  22. Clarksville Volunteer Fire Department sees growth since Tolison takes over

    ...For that to happen, the volunteers changed the department’s bylaws, Tolison reported to Clarksville City Council at the time. Now nearly two months into the change, Tolison said the change is working out...

  23. Mount Calm City Council Discusses Water Tower

    ...lines will be implemented for 75 percent of Mount Calm, or roughly 250 people of 300. Mount Calm Mayor Jimmy Tucker said that he expects contract bids to open for the project at the end of June or in early...

  24. Nederland embarks on massive sewer project

    ...proactive step to repair lines and ward off sinkholes, collapsing sewer lines and other related problems, City Manager Chris Duque said. The lines expected to be repaired during the first phase of the project are...

  25. Disaster assessment team heading to Copperas Cove to survey tornado aftermath

    ...The building officials group was organized to unite with other Texas municipal departments of the Texas Municipal League in order to bring together and achieve a more efficient and knowledgeable understanding...

  26. Absent a farmer, city in violation

    ...in violation and facing possible fines from the Texas Commission of Environment Quality (TCEQ). The city council voted unanimously at its Tuesday, June 11 regular meeting to approve the request for proposals...

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