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  1. Water Main Break Leaves Many Without Water & All Kaufman ISD Classes Delayed

    ...haven’t said if the freezing temperatures caused a water main to burst around 11:00 p.m. Tuesday. City Manager Michael Slye told CBS 11 News that crews began making repairs overnight, but while they work...

  2. City to Tackle Pay Gap Between Local Men, Women

    San Antonio City Council this week will begin an effort to address the issue of pay parity, which was highlighted as a significant problem facing local woman in the dismal Mayors Report on the Status of...

  3. Taylor Celebrates Arbor Day

    Taylor celebrated its annual arbor day with volunteers and city figures planting a few trees of their own Saturday Nov. 9 at Taylor Regional Park. Robert Garcia, Deputy City Manager Jeff Jenkins, Parks and Recreation Director Larry Foos and LifePark...

  4. City of Marshall plans to unveil downtown revitalization plan

    ...life with a new downtown revitalization plan. The plan, which will be presented to commissioners by City Manager Mark Rohr on Nov. 21, is an in-depth guide to address the issues brought up by the community....

  5. El Campo water meters near end of life span

    Most, if not all, of El Campo’s roughly 4,800 water meters are beyond their life expectancy, officials say. Now a review will be conducted to find out when residential and commercial meters must be replaced. City Council approved the $40,000 Ameresco...

  6. Bryan City Council approves contracts for Regional Park

    BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) - Tuesday the Bryan City Council approved a design contract for the Regional Park with Mitchell and Morgan L.L.P that is not to exceed more than $2,622,795.05. A second contract was...

  7. Orange eyes Residential Tax Abatement Program

    ...Rogers For The Record The City of Orange appears ready to steal a page from Vidor’s playbook. Orange City Council members agreed Tuesday morning to consider a resolution that could create a Residential Tax...

  8. Cowboys, television stars to participate in McAllen Holiday Parade

    ...years, more than 1.2 million people have attended parade festivities, according to McAllen Assistant City Manager Joe Vera, who has overseen the parade. The city’s efforts have also put a strain on city resources....

  9. New Bellmead police chief sworn in

    ...oath Tuesday, saying he is ready for a "good ride." Porter was sworn in Tuesday before a Bellmead City Council meeting and in front of area police personnel and supporters from Nolanville, the Bell County...

  10. "We’re going to make it right," city manager says: Pflugerville provides next solutions for water treatment failure

    The city of Pflugerville provided updates to Pflugerville City Council members and residents during council's Nov. 12 meeting, confirming that the city's water supply has been and continues to be safe and measures have been taken to help remedy...

  11. Weatherford Council names Hotopp as new city manager

    Weatherford City Council names James Hotopp as the new city manager during the council meeting on Tuesday evening at city hall. Outgoing City Manager Sharon Hayes announced her retirement in August. Hayes...

  12. New Waverly City Council considers mobile home ordinance

    A proposed ordinance to the New Waverly City Council Tuesday night calls for regulations regarding the location and construction of mobile homes within the city limits. “This has been the law in New Waverly, but we have not had to enforce it. But...

  13. Bee Cave regulates use of city’s rights of way

    Bee Cave officials established an application and approval process for use of its rights of way during the Nov. 12 regular City Council meeting. City documents state Bee Cave did not have an outline in place for the basic process within its code of...

  14. San Antonio becomes latest city considering anti-pipeline resolution

    The San Antonio City Council is jumping into a contentious debate over state eminent domain laws and the environmental impact of the growing number of proposed pipelines to move crude oil and natural gas from the Permian Basin.

  15. The council approved a 4% increase for the firefighters' pension.

    The Odessa City Council approved a pension increase for firefighters on November 12. The council voted to approve to increase in the firefighter's retirement fund by 4%. This pension increase should give firefighters more funds to draw from once they...

  16. Palmview council agrees to move forward with street paving

    ...their concerns. It was after that meeting — a roundtable discussion with OG and members of the city council held on Oct. 18 — that the Palmview City Council decided they weren’t going to wait on Agua SUD anymore...

  17. Gilbreath named Belton interim fire chief

    ...replacement for Bruce Pritchard, who retired in late October after working nearly 30 years for Belton. The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved Gilbreath’s appointment. It was on the consent agenda — a list...

  18. Dallas police to drastically cut the number of hours officers can work off-duty jobs

    ...2020. Lt. James Lewis, who works in Chief U. Renee Hall’s office, broke the news Tuesday to the Dallas City Council’s Public Safety Committee, which appeared to have no issues with the drastic cut to off-duty...

  19. Houston files application to finish dredging Kingwood mouth bar

    ...notorious Kingwood mouth bar. The cost and timeline of the potential project has not yet been determined, Council Member Dave Martin said. This comes after a series of efforts were made to expand the previous dredging...

  20. Dallas Police Chief Promotes Ceasefire Program at City Council Meeting

    The ceasefire program has been used in 26 cities around the country, including Detroit, where Dallas police Chief U. Renee Hall worked she arrived in North Texas. Hall promoted the plan at a Dallas City Council Public Safety Committee meeting...

  21. PA to start city manager interviews Wednesday

    The Port Arthur City Council on Wednesday is expected to interview the three candidates: Ron Burton, Terence Arrington and Scott Moore, respectively. Councilman Harold Doucet Sr. said he expects the City Council will begin deliberations about its...

  22. A tax increment reinvestment zone officially is created for Corpus Christi's North Beach

    ...little development in the past five decades and has long-standing flooding and drainage problems. City Council unanimously voted for the second and final time to create a TIRZ for the area during its regular...

  23. Comprehensive plan update shows Lakeway officials must plan against overall slowdown in revenue over next 20 years

    As Lakeway's remaining undeveloped land is built out over the next 20 years, new projections show a natural corresponding slowdown in revenue. Because of this, city leaders will have to expand discussions about how to best proceed with revenue...

  24. Paris City Council OKs Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone financing plan

    With little discussion, Paris City Council created a Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone and put restrictions on the use of shipping containers within the city at a brief meeting Monday night. Councilors...

  25. Edgewood celebrates its history with annual party in Heritage Park

    The Edgewood Historical Society over the weekend hosted its annual Heritage Festival in and around the city's Heritage Park outdoor museum. The event, which was held Saturday, is a major fundraising effort as the organization works to maintain 20...

  26. Roxton meets $25K goal for rail to trail grant

    After a year of fundraising, the Roxton Friends of Chaparral Rails to Trails met its $25,000 goal for part of a Texas Department of Transportation matching grant. Initially, the Chaparral Rails to Trails Inc. group asked Roxton to put up $65,000 for...

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