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  1. Edinburg, Pharr vote in support of MPO merger

    ...judges in Cameron and Hidalgo Counties and from mayors of some of the largest Valley cities. Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina and Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez on Monday both signed the agreement, which was brought...

  2. Cedar Park’s biggest project yet: U.S. Tennis Association Texas to anchor possible $1.5 million development

    ...mixed-use project rolls out. (Rendering courtesy Indigo Ridge Development Partners) In what the mayor called a “historic” meeting, Cedar Park City Council entered an initial agreement with the developers...

  3. New Fort Worth playground aims to include children of all abilities

    ...have a play-date and everybody can play." "It warms my heart because now we are really celebrating our diversity," Fort Worth mayor Betsy Price said. It's a playground that everyone is able to enjoy.

  4. City gets grim update on bridge wait times

    ...we have available to them," David Coronado says. As KTSM reported exclusively last week, El Paso Mayor Dee Margo said the extended bridge wait times will likely hurt sales tax revenue in El Paso with fewer...

  5. Town hall meeting set Thursday on street improvement projects

    ...the 2018-19 annual city budget. At Greenville’s previous town hall meeting on March 14, Greenville City Manager Summer Spurlock mentioned that the $2 million set aside for the street improvement program...

  6. City to consider suspending citywide gas rate increase

    The Lufkin City Council today will consider suspending the effective date of the 2019 annual CenterPoint Energy Resources Co. gas rate increase for 45 days. Today’s council meeting at 5 p.m. at City Hall....

  7. City of McAllen finding ways to reduce wait times at bridges

    ...(CBP) Officers. It's a program the city invests in every year during the holidays, but Roy Rodriguez, city manager of McAllen, said this year is different. “Because of the immigrant situation, we were informed...

  8. Denison brings back battalion chief role for fire department

    ...restoring the position of battalion chief to the fire department after a two-year hiatus. The Denison City Council voted to reinstate the previously nixed position of battalion chief Monday evening. The job,...

  9. Turner to give fire union finance info as council set to consider 220 Prop B-related layoffs

    ...financial data leaders requested, a sign of progress at a critical point in negotiations between the mayor and union to phase in Proposition B raises for firefighters.Photo: Melissa Phillip, Staff photographer...

  10. Andrews holding special election addressing water supply concerns

    ...estimated that it will cost the city $6 to $12 million to develop additional well fields, according to City Manager Steve Eggleston. The city currently has 20 water wells in operation, per Eggleston. "You...

  11. Seguin city councilman appointed Nixon police chief

    ...Councilman Chris Aviles is sworn in as the Nixon chief of police. Courtesy photo One of Seguin’s city council members has taken a lead role in the city of Nixon. City Councilman Chris Aviles, of District...

  12. City of Denton appoints new economic development director

    City Manager Todd Hileman has appointed Jessica Rogers as the city's newest economic development director. She replaces Caroline Booth, who died unexpectedly on March 24. Rogers came to work for the...

  13. Collin County Commissioners discuss US 380 alignment options

    ...City Council is expected to discuss US 380 alignments during a regularly scheduled meeting April 16. Mayor George Fuller said discussions will take place during executive session because TxDOT asked council...

  14. Port Arthur names new interim city manager

    By Kaitlin Bain Published 5:41 pm CDT, Monday, April 15, 2019 Port Arthur interim city manager Harvey Robinson, center, speaks during the meeting to name Tim Duriso as the city's new police chief....

  15. Lady Bears to be honored with parade Thursday

    ...include Baylor Vice President and Director of Athletics Mack Rhoades, head coach Kim Mulkey, and Waco mayor Kyle Deaver among others. Following the ceremony at 7 p.m. the public is invited to attend an autograph...

  16. Permanent two-day watering schedule coming soon to Georgetown

    ...Apr 15, 2019 / 04:14 PM CDT / Updated: Apr 15, 2019 / 04:21 PM CDT GEORGETOWN (KXAN) — Georgetown City Council is moving toward making a two-day watering schedule for irrigation systems and sprinklers permanent....

  17. The Latest: Arson ruled out in Notre Dame fire for now

    ... He says fire crews will keep working overnight to cool down the structure. ___ 10:50 p.m. The mayor of Paris says people who live near Notre Dame Cathedral have been evacuated in preparation for the...

  18. Corpus Christi City Council may set aside $4 million for Park Road 22 bridge plan

    ...2-decade-old plan to build a Park Road 22 Bridge on Mustang Island might soon come to fruition. Assistant City Manager Mark Van Vleck will present two ordinances for their first reading to the City Council Tuesday....

  19. Cedar Park considers updates to water conservation and water emergency plans

    Cedar Park City Council discussed water conservation goals during a meeting April 11. (Abby Bora/Community Impact Newspaper) The city of Cedar Park exceeded its five-year water conservation goal for...

  20. Temple Fire Department to buy swift water recovery boat with $24,000 grant

    ...department will be presented with the 2019 State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant before the Temple City Council meeting on Thursday, the release said. The boat will support surrounding communities in water...

  21. Property owners file restraining order against city's annexation efforts

    ...is unable to conduct a second public hearing in regard to that property, as previously listed in the city council meeting agenda for Monday, April 15. A hearing is set for 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23 in the...

  22. City of Austin approves plan to hit the brakes on solo car commuters

    A plan adopted by the Austin City Council seeks to drive down the share of solo commuters in traffic-clogged Austin from 74 percent to 50 percent over the next 20 years. The plan, approved April 11 by the...

  23. Property tax reform bill reaches the Senate floor without “nuclear option”

    ...school districts, which will remain at 2.5%. Democrats and municipal leaders — and Seliger, a former mayor — have called the 2.5% figure punitively low, and said it would cripple local governments’ ability...

  24. Carrollton receives ‘AAA’ long-term ratings on bonds

    ...monitoring practices are the underpinning of an efficient, successfully-run city like Carrollton,” Mayor Kevin Falconer said. “The City Council annually reviews a five-year rolling capital improvement plan...

  25. Mission to conduct general inventory audit on assets, vehicles and equipment

    ...without a budget amendment. “It’s still professional services, within the same category,” Vela added. Mayor Pro-Tem Norie Gonzalez Garza asked how the city would maintain the audit once this one was in place....

  26. Changes coming to number of dockless scooters on San Antonio's streets

    ...the number of scooters down to what they call a reasonable number, which will be determined by the City Council in early May. The company's products, customer service and responsiveness are all factors...

  27. Pearland infrastructure needs represented in $80 million bond

    ...with the city’s population and property valuation growth, has made this the perfect time for a bond, City Manager Clay Pearson said. “Bonds are just one way we finance projects,” Pearson said. “This is not...

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