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  1. COVID-19 vaccines available to residents of Socorro and East El Paso county by appointment

    Registration appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine became available to residents of Socorro, Fabens, San Elizario and Clint after the city announced they received 4,000 Moderna vaccines.

  2. Waskom renews curfew ordinance for minors at recommendation of police chief

    ...“We use it, as needed, as a helpful tool for a crime deterrent,” Meisenheimer said. On Tuesday, Mayor Pro Tem Murph King moved to accept the ordinance, as is, and Alderman Tommy Philpot seconded the motion....

  3. Hallsville set to host first ever 'Music in the Park' event May 1

    ...p.m. and several food vendors will also be on site. Guests are invited to grab a lawn chair or a blanket and come spend a day of fun at the park, Hallsville Mayor Jesse Casey said. Recommended For You

  4. City maintains strong financial standing

    Local sales tax receipts are up 12 percent in the first seven months of this fiscal year compared to FY2020. The improved collections result from Kerrville’s position as a regional retail hub, and much of the increase is driven by online retail and...

  5. New Cottonwood Shores pantry addresses food insecurity, opens in May

    ...People do not have to be Cottonwood Shores residents. “We’re not going to turn anybody away,” said Mayor Pro Tem Cheri Trinidad, who helped organize the pantry. “We’re not going to turn anybody away because...

  6. MB OKs city plan for future

    Mont Belvieu city council has unanimously adopted a strategic plan for 2021. The plan is founded on a vision statement that Mont Belvieu will “continue to be a family friendly hometown that provides a safe, high quality of life for our residents...

  7. Bastrop's hotel tax revenue expected to plunge $543,000 from initial budget target

    ...keeping the money the council allocated to them. Council members Dock Jackson and Lyle Nelson and Mayor Connie Schroeder all agreed the amount the organizations are willing to part with isn’t significant...

  8. Governor Abbott reappoints Pharr Assistant city manager to TMRS Board of Trustees

    ...secure retirement benefit plan for eligible employees of more than 800 cities, said the news release. Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez said, “We are always proud when one of our employees gains statewide recognition...

  9. Dallas Switches from Johnson & Johnson Vaccines for In-Home Vaccination Program, Delays Start Date

    Though the City of Dallas planned to provide in-home vaccinations to immobile residents using the Johnson & Johnson vaccine starting Tuesday, the program is now taking place next week using Moderna due to the federal pause of the vaccine.

  10. New Braunfels Police Department’s search for new leader down to four

    The selection of New Braunfels’ permanent police chief has entered the final stage, with checks of the remaining candidates preceding interviews scheduled later this month. “We are really close to being able to announce the finalists and our goal is...

  11. Tyler City Council awards $1.3 million contract to reconstruct deteriorated streets

    Melinda Lane and Donna Drive are two streets the city of Tyler will be reconstructing after the Tyler City Council awarded a $1.3 million contract on Wednesday to reconstruct streets that have deteriorated...

  12. San Antonio to start seeking contract for next 15 years of recycling

    ...variety of products. “it gives us a lot of flexibility,” Newman said in a March 25 briefing before City Council’s Community Health and Equity Committee. “After the capital is paid, it has the potential to...

  13. City begins demolition of Lyon Street water tank

    The tank serves as the heart of the water distribution system for central and south Laredo, but had been out of service for some time. It was leaking, the foundation was shifting and it was generally deteriorating, said Utilities Director Arturo...

  14. PA parks proposition could mean new senior center

    ...building, officials say. Parks and Recreation Director Chandra Alpough at a Tuesday evening meeting of the City Council noted that city staff is taking preliminary steps to determine how structurally sound the existing...

  15. WPD chief reveals details on new public safety building; Public groundbreaking set for April 23

    ...for the growth that we are experiencing, we are committing financially, logistically,” Weatherford Mayor Paul Paschall said. “I made this statement when we first entered into a contract with SEDALCO that...

  16. West University council OKs $1.7 million for Virtual Gate second phase

    ...2021. “If there is a delay, there would be a cost in that delay of security for our residents,” said Mayor Pro Tem Kevin Trautner, who voted in favor of approving the contract for the second phase. Thus far,...

  17. Glove manufacturer to open its largest manufacturing facility in Fort Worth

    The company’s expansion brings approximately 800 new jobs to Fort Worth and will more than triple the production output of the New Mexico facility, Rhino Health officials say. According to an article on the company’s website, Rhino Health has been...

  18. Amarillo City Council begins having meetings in-person

    AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The Amarillo City Council announced today that they will be resuming in-person meetings on May 11. Meetings were previously moved online as a COVID-19 precaution, but they say...

  19. Pearland to submit Smith Ranch Road widening for possible federal funding

    U.S. Rep. Troy Nehls, R-Richmond, has let his district know that each congress member can submit up to 10 locally supported projects, according to the city of Pearland. The committee has $10 million-$15 million to fund the 10 projects, which...

  20. Rowlett moves forward with trail project

    The city of Rowlett is moving forward with a project that would provide a needed trail system to the southeast portion of the city. Deputy City Manager Angie Smith said the trail will help create a larger loop trail system throughout the city.

  21. Want to hike and bike around Bee Cave? The city just got you a step closer

    The Bee Cave City Council approved an update to the city's connectivity Plan on Tuesday night, bringing the city another step closer to having a system of shared-use paths for residents who want to travel to different parts of town without using a...

  22. Mesquite has a new plan to clean up litter. Here’s how you can help.

    ...Cleaning up litter can fuel economic development, deter crime and create a “better quality of life,” Mayor Bruce Archer said in a news release. The City Council will consider a proposed ordinance to update...

  23. Amid slight uptick in violent crime, Arlington police launch new strategy

    Arlington Police Chief Al Jones announced a new crime reduction strategy this week to combat a slight uptick in violent crime across the city. The increase was driven primarily by domestic violence and aggravated assaults, Jones told City Council...

  24. City of Lubbock Will Continue Requiring Masks At City Facilities

    ...the community, and will revisit the status of these requirements by April 30. This includes Lubbock City Council meetings and other meetings that may happen in any city-run facility including the Civic Center....

  25. Plainview librarian named vice chair of state library association committee

    ...E-books as well. “We are proud to have Cynthia serve on the Lariat Board,” said Jeff Johnston, assistant city manager. “Her experience working with the Lariat committee will provide great benefits for our Library...

  26. 1,000 job opportunities coming to Harlingen's Valle Vista Mall

    Last Friday during his state of the city address, Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell announced a new multinational tech company will be making the mall its newest home. “In December 2020, TaskUs announced Harlingen as its third Texas location,” Boswell...

  27. Pharr Awarded 2020 Tree City USA Designation

    The Arbor Day Foundation has named the City of Pharr a 2020 Tree City USA for the fourth consecutive year in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. Pharr achieved the Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four...

  28. City of San Antonio launches COVID-19 vaccine waitlist for people 65 and older

    After weeks of requests from residents, the city of San Antonio on Wednesday launched a waitlist targeted to people 65 and older who want to schedule their COVID-19 vaccinations.

  29. Little Elm pursuing this "untapped gem"

    The first phase, which is called Lakefront Park, is expected to provide several amenities and make use of the lake views. Phase one would be located south of the ball fields and is expected to be divided into three sections of the park.

  30. Allen City Council orders special election for proposed term limit amendments

    ...Allen City Charter. The first of these, Proposition A, limits members of City Council (including the mayor) to a maximum limit of three consecutive terms and increases the lifetime service limit from 12 years...

  31. Meet Celina's new police chief

    ...Cullison will be joining Celina as the city’s next police chief, thanks to a Tuesday vote. The Celina City Council approved Cullison for the role following a lengthy search after former Chief Tony Griggs retired...

  32. Council approves new traffic ordinance

    The Odessa City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a new ordinance that allows the city to establish speed limits, set reduced speed school zones and prohibited parking zones in sections of the city...

  33. Manufactured home ordinance hits brick wall

    Action on the manufactured home ordinance was once again tabled by Burton City Council Tuesday. The ordinance has been discussed now in the last three meetings with little improvement. The council has...

  34. Security upgrades approved for Highland Village city facilities

    The project will feature upgrades for the four main city buildings: the municipal complex, municipal service center, fire station and police department. The upgrades were designed by Kirkpatrick Architectural Studio and, after reviewing the...

  35. City: Downtown intersection bulb outs will be wide enough for 2 vehicles

    It may not look like it now but intersections in downtown Plainview will be wide enough for two vehicles when construction of the downtown StreetScape project is complete. Right now, said Melinda Brown, the fences for construction are placed further...

  36. Lewisville voters will decide in May whether to add 6th member to City Council

    The proposed change is tied to the potential annexation of the Castle Hills community, which could occur later this year. Bringing that unincorporated area into the Lewisville city limits would add more than 14,000 people to the city. Lewisville’s...

  37. Colleyville beautification project hits snag after high bid

    ...signs and stone walls because it was much higher than the estimated cost. During the April 6 meeting, Mayor Richard Newton said the bid was out of line. “It (the bid) didn’t meet expectations. It’s unacceptable,”...

  38. City to hold virtual townhall for water master plan

    The City of Laredo is working on a master plan for its water services and it’s inviting the community to be a part of the conversation. On Wednesday evening the city will kick off its series of virtual town halls to discuss the city’s 50-year water...

  39. Holliday approves resolution for TCDB grant process

    The Holliday City Council voted to approve a resolution authorizing the submission of a Texas Community Development Block Grant for sewer lift station repairs. The city was hoping they would be able to work on some streets with the $350,000 grant but...

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