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  1. Three days in Houston — how the city, marathon work together for a ‘truly international event’

    ...employees from various departments work marathon day in Houston, said Susan Christian, director of the Mayor’s Office of Special Events. The majority are Houston police officers who direct traffic and keep...

  2. Bryan City Council OKs $75 million bond issuance

    ...voted 5-1 Tuesday to approve the issuance of a bond in the maximum principal amount of $75,150,000. Mayor pro tem and councilman Greg Owens was absent from the meeting and did not vote. Councilman Mike Southerland...

  3. Bryan city council invests nearly half a million towards Downtown Bryan Association

    ...things that happen and the Downtown Bryan Association helps and we rely on them for those things," said Mayor Andrew Nelson. This year, the city used a recent audit on the DBA to see how they're managing their...

  4. Rail park bond funding approved, building pending

    El Campo City Council approved the impending sale of $3.125 million in bonds and the creation of a Public Improvement District, financing measures for the pending rail-supported warehouse development. Although he said he hoped the Southwest...

  5. Pflugerville City Council takes steps forward in proposed 3.8M sq. ft. distribution center

    ...very impressive that they’re willing to do as much and listen as much for this project," Weiss said. Mayor Victor Gonzales commended residents who came out during council's meeting to share their concerns...

  6. Georgetown council approves closing part of downtown street for garage

    Claire Osborn @cosbo4 Tuesday Jan 14, 2020 at 10:50 PM GEORGETOWN — The Georgetown City Council on Tuesday night approved closing a part of a downtown street permanently as part of a controversial...

  7. Kilgore to host Public Safety Open House Thursday

    ...is a new public safety facility or its upgrades to the existing facilities,” explains Josh Selleck, City Manager. In addition to informing the public about the current facilities condition, the Public Safety...

  8. New Waverly city council pledges support for Alabama-Coushatta tribe

    ...that East Texas is in favor of gaming. “This is really a no-brainer for us to pass,” New Waverly Mayor Nathaniel James said. “We may not have concrete numbers of the impact it has on New Waverly, but from...

  9. Port Neches sees two alerts in 18 hours from chemical row

    ...fence line. A cause of the leak at Lion Elastomers was not reported with the warning. Port Neches Mayor Glenn Johnson said work at the TPC Group site was still noticeable to all who live or pass by the...

  10. Arlington city leaders vote to end Pedicab use near stadiums

    ...sidewalks and then there were constant reports of inappropriate behavior,” Brooks said. Last month, Mayor Pro Tem Robert Shepard said he was concerned about the conduct of some of the drivers. “We’ve struggled...

  11. McAllen takes up more drainage projects

    McALLEN — City commissioners on Monday authorized two contracts for the design on multiple drainage projects, joining more than 20 drainage projects that are currently in the works across the city. The...

  12. Teen Curfew Renewed By Fort Worth City Council

    January 14, 2020 at 9:45 pm FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The Fort Worth City Council unanimously voted to keep a the city’s teen curfew in place for another three years. In a packed council chambers Tuesday...

  13. Gregg County sales tax disbursements drop 21.11%; Tatum surges 70.5%

    ...however, increased by 70.5% to $27,658 from $16,221 a year ago January, according to Hegar. Tatum Mayor Clay Lassen was unavailable for comment Tuesday. Kilgore was close behind Gregg County at 18.81%,...

  14. Beaumont Children's Museum looking to expand, may find new home in city building

    ...because a lot of people had a lot of great ideas," Yarbrough said. Now, they're looking to expand. Mayor Becky Ames said the warehouse is very large, and the city only uses a portion of it. "They're expanding...

  15. Bee Cave officials seeking design team for proposed new police facility

    ...states. Representatives from Brinkley, Sargent, Wiginton Architects presented their needs assessment to City Council on Aug. 27 and recommended a new police department and municipal court facility topping out...

  16. City Council OKs first reading of 400-acre mixed-use development south of Lake Pflugerville

    Pflugerville City Council approved the first ordinance reading for a planned unit development rezoning request for Lakeside Meadows, a 400-acre mixed-use development proposed south of Lake Pflugerville....

  17. City of Odessa addresses water complaints, problems on a daily basis

    ...throughout the city to clear out water that's been sitting for too long. But they are working with the city council to get $6-10 million yearly for new pipes. "We need to replace them so that we can sustain...

  18. Nueces County Judge applying for millions in grants

    ...grabs. One of the projects that could benefit from the money is the North Beach canal project that Corpus Christi City Council signed off in December. Canales told 3News that through the federal Housing and Urban Development...

  19. Update on Lake Wichita plans

    ...committee is still exploring options for the lake deepening though, at the moment, Lakeside City and city council have approved funding for a test to see if Lake Wichita is eligible for compressed earth blocks.

  20. Austin eyeing November election to fund multi-billion dollar transit system expansion

    ...multi-billion dollar referendum this November. In a work session Tuesday, Capital Metro presented city council with options that include bus rapid transit (BRT) and light rail transit (LRT) expansions....

  21. Search for new interim and a permanent police chief to begin

    Amarillo City Manager, Jared Miller tells ABC 7 News the city is going to hire an interim police chief from outside the department while the city conducts a national search for a new permanent chief. “They’re going to be able to provide an impartial...

  22. SPI to create ad hoc Healthcare Committee

    ...this issue is the best way to proceed at this time for the community,” City of South Padre Island Mayor Patrick McNulty said during the meeting. According to EDC Director Darla Lapeyre, the board completed...

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