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  1. Clifton City Council receives report on city’s 2021-22 audit

    The Clifton City Council received the independent auditor’s report on the city’s 2021-2022 audit during its regular meeting on Tuesday, September 12. Cindy Daniels of Paul J. Christiansen & Associates, LLC said the firm gave the city an...

  2. Archer City adopt s 2023 tax rate, budget

    The Archer City council approved the city’s tax rate and budget for the upcoming fiscal year during its council meeting on Thursday, Sept. 21. The city council adopted a tax rate of $0.74691 per $100 property value which is lower than last year’s...

  3. Snook Council OKs new water-sewer tap fees

    The Snook City Council has approved water and sewer tap and meter fee increases to cover their installation costs. City officials said their current fees did not adequately cover their costs, and the city was losing money on the installation. The...

  4. Clifton City Council approves budget, tax rate

    The Clifton City Council approved the city’s budget as well as its tax rate for fiscal year 2023-2024 during its regular meeting on Tuesday, September 12. Thetaxratewasincreasedby.3635per$100, which is effectively a 3.5 percent increase in the tax...

  5. Aransas Pass Receives Large Grant for Stormwater Improvements

    ... where Texas Land Officer Commissioner Dawn Buckingham (right) announced the Harbor City was the recipient of a state grant to help with stormwater removal infrastructure upgrades worth close to $6-million dollars.

  6. Denton mashes up two events for its first City Block Party on Thursday

    According to the city, it’s an opportunity for locals to meet and greet city officials, including members of the Denton Police Department, Denton Fire Department, Denton City Council and city staff.

  7. Denton’s newly approved budget keeps same property tax rate, though revenue will rise

    The budget projects that the city will receive $11.4 million more, or 12%, in property tax revenue compared to the previous year. About $5.8 million of that amount comes from new properties added to the tax rolls this year.

  8. Burkburnett discusses storm damage at city hall

    The City of Burkburnett held a city hall to discuss the damage following a severe storm last week. During a roof replacement last week, the rain from the storm caused the roof to cave in above city hall. City leaders were saddened that the city hall...

  9. Downtown Denison honored as finalist for award

    The City of Denison is a finalist for the 2023 Texas Downtown Association President’s Awards Program in the category for best public improvement.

  10. Killeen City Council approves new name for airport

    The Killeen City Council voted Tuesday night to change the name of the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport. The new name will be Killeen Regional Airport after a unanimous vote. The name change is expected to take place before the end of the year.

  11. San Angeloan’s water rates set to increase to cover inflation costs

    The proposed amendment will modify a City Ordinance to incorporate a one-time increase to the drainage (Stormwater) utility system fees to offset operating cost increases resulting from higher inflation in operational parts, supplies and materials.

  12. Hail damage causes school district to close for the week

    Sunday night's severe weather left behind lots of damage in Navarro County. The city of Blooming Grove, which is about 20 minutes west of Corsicana, saw baseball-sized hail. The mayor of the city, Bill Carroll, said the damage was widespread and that...

  13. Amarillo City Council agrees to make improvements to Hodgetown

    Hodgetown will be getting $4.5 million worth of improvements after the Amarillo City Council agreed to make improvements ordered by Major League Baseball. Interim City Manager Andrew Freeman said some of the changes include extending safety nets in...

  14. Canadian River Beach Club’s Calf Fry Festival to benefit Perryton tornado relief

    This weekend marks the 15th year of the Calf Fry Festival and all proceeds will go directly to Perryton’s tornado relief. Three months after the tornado, businesses on Main Street in Perryton have relocated, while some are rebuilding.

  15. Amarillo officials talk on Hollywood Road Wastewater Treatment Facility improvement project

    Amarillo’s recently approved budget includes $17 million for repair and improvements to the plant. The plant is almost 60 years old and officials say this has led to a significant amount of equipment and infrastructure that is deteriorating and is...

  16. McAllen approves $661M budget with pay bump for police officers

    City commissioners also approved a tax rate decrease of about 2.26 cents — from $0.4799 per $100 valuation in 2023, to $0.457285 in 2024. It’s the second time in two years that the commission has voted to lower the tax rate, in part, because of how...

  17. City budget, tax rate passed by council

    Wharton - No changes were made to the proposed budget, which was passed with a General Fund of $6,843,674 in estimated revenues and $8,362,734 in appropriations.

  18. Dallas selected as one of three national hubs for new medical innovation federal agency

    Dallas will be one of three national hubs for a new federal agency pursuing “game-changing breakthroughs” in science and medicine, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday.

  19. Georgetown council weighs in on transit-on-demand program

    Georgetown residents who rely on public transit could have more options as early as next year. At a Sept. 26 workshop meeting, Transportation Manager Lua Saluone proposed the city develop a Transit on Demand program.

  20. Katy City Council unanimously approves FY 2023-24 budget and tax rate

    City Council unanimously approved two tax rates to support the FY 2023-24 budget: A debt service tax rate of $0.067024 per $100 of assessed property valuation A maintenance and operation tax rate of $0.362976 per $100 of assessed property valuation A...

  21. Fritz’s Adventure: The ultimate indoor/outdoor park arriving in Grandscape by 2024

    The park was inspired by a family that loves adventuring together with their kids — exploring, traveling, hiking, climbing, caving — anything that leads them beyond their comfort zone. “You’re going to have to just see it to really understand what...

  22. Athens names Chad Allen new Police Chief

    According to the city council agenda, the City of Athens is set to confirm the appointment of Chad Allen as Chief of Police. Allen was previously the Chief of Police for the City of Keller. He is set to replace former Athens Police Chief John...

  23. City Council approves pay increases for fire, police personnel

    During Tuesday morning’s meeting, the Brownwood City Council approved updating the salary, longevity pay, and certification pay for all Civil Service – firefighters and police officers. “Agreements were approved with both fire and police that...

  24. Road repairs, new equipment top Elmendorf budget

    The budget will be supported by a property-tax rate of 39.0168 cents per $100 of taxable property value, also approved at the Sept. 21 meeting. This is 2.0865 cents less than last year’s 41.1033-cent rate. Despite being lower, the city estimates that...

  25. Poth’s near $2M budget includes increased tax revenue

    The tax rate, also unanimously adopted by the Poth City Council, includes 14.3099 cents per $100 of taxable value being collected for maintenance and operations, with the remaining 4.0378 cents being raised for debt service. The total tax rate...

  26. New Braunfels adopts lower tax rate for FY 2023-24

    New Braunfels City Council approved the second and final reading of the city’s tax rate Sept. 25 and ratified the budget to properly reflect the revenue to be generated by the new rate of $0.4089 per $100 valuation.

  27. WPD seeks new chief

    Ryan Gregory’s last day as chief was Aug. 31. He said he will remain with the Woodsboro Police Department as a part-time officer. WPD Officer Russell Smith was confirmed by the Town of Woodsboro council and sworn in as interim chief on Sept. 5.

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