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  1. Denton City Council passes resolution to oppose proposed concrete crushing plant

    ...has applied for state permits to operating a concrete crushing plant. Jeff Woo/DRC The Denton City Council has added its collective voice to a chorus of opposition to a proposed concrete crushing plant...

  2. Attorney opts for city council transparency

    Farmersville City Attorney Alan Lathrom is exercising what he calls “an abundance of caution” while seeking to regulate the off-duty actions of city council. Lathrom, along with City Secretary Sandra Green, works to ensure that council is not opening...

  3. City Manager received positive first review

    Marshall City Commission recently released the first annual evaluation of City Manager Mark Rohr. The Marshall City Commission performed an evaluation of Rohr in closed session during the last city meeting...

  4. City approves creation of MUD

    FREEPORT — While the city approved a resolution to create Municipal Utility District No. 1 for the 327-acre urban renewal zone, it denied the developer’s request to include a separate 13 acres of land outside that tract, Mayor Brooks Bass said.

  5. League City council OKs gas well variance with stipulations

    LEAGUE CITY Months of discussion and several false starts over a developer’s request to suspend two restrictions on a controversial natural gas well near a suburban neighborhood ended late Tuesday in...

  6. Teague: New food truck fee has vendors threatening to leave town

    ...fee for food trucks set because some of those trucks were coming in from other areas," says Teague City Administrator Theresa Prasil. Prasil says she and other city officials called around to several other...

  7. Amazon may bring facility to Pflugerville, report says

    Amazon may be making big moves to expand in Pflugerville. Tuesday night, the Pflugerville City Council approved rezoning 94 acres of land for a development called "Project Charm." The new building would be near the intersection of Pecan Street and...

  8. New massive sports complex coming to Temple

    ...excitement brewing as workers make finishing touches on a 260-acre sports plex in Temple. Temple’s mayor calls the massive multi-million dollar park the “crown jewel” of the Temple Parks Department. Citizens...

  9. Rollingwood talks on motorized scooters shift away from outright ban, focus on abandonment with up to $500 fine

    ...months, and will continue to be for at least another month. During the Dec. 20 regular meeting, City Council differentiated between private and commercial motorized scooters, and leaned toward only banning...

  10. Some visitors may soon have to pay to play at the San Marcos River

    ...to keep them up,” Simpson says. A spokesperson for the city says the next step is for either the mayor or two San Marcos City Council members to put this resolution on a future agenda for discussion. ...

  11. Lyford officials discussing options for new police department

    ...In November, officials hired a police chief, but commissioners say he quit before he even started. Mayor Pro-Tem Ricardo Salinas tells CBS 4, they have had several people apply and right now they're holding...

  12. Claude VFD prepares for active wildfire season

    ...in the spring with moisture, it knocks our chance with the wildland fires down,” said Howard Heath, City Manager for Claude. With no green-up and tall grass throughout 990 square miles of Armstrong County,...

  13. Dallas Animal Services making progress in controlling loose dog problem

    Dallas leaders say progress is being made to get the city's loose dog problem under control. This comes about three and a half years after a woman was killed by a pack of dogs. At that time, a consulting group estimated there were 9,000 loose dogs...

  14. Lufkin City Council accepts $11,424 grant for fire department

    The Lufkin Fire Department is getting some help to purchase EMS supplies. Last week, the Lufkin City Council approved the acceptance of an $11,424 grant from the Deep East Texas Regional Advisory Council for the fire department.

  15. Sanitation contract causes stink in Frankston

    Ameri-tex, which currently contracts with the city for residential trash services, offered a new contract to provide residential, commercial and city sludge services at a savings of $30,000 at the council's December meeting. However, some business...

  16. Cisco police chief resigns in the 'best interest' of his family

    The City of Cisco is looking for a new police chief. Police Chief Gregory Scott McAuley resigned on Friday. In his resignation letter, McAuley said "I feel this is the best interest of my family and I at this time."

  17. College Station police chief announces pending retirement

    ...Chief McCollum on Wednesday. The 35-year veteran of the College Station Police Department notified the city council last week of his plans to leave the organization in April. The rest of his staff was notified...

  18. Patrick Lawler’s firm named executive director of EDC

    ...Parker County.” Parker County Judge Pat Deen — who worked with Lawler for 12 years as the former mayor of Hudson Oaks — said Lawler will be an asset to the EDC. “I think he has demonstrated his skill...

  19. Bedford city manager, city council agree to part ways ‘effective immediately’

    ...Bedford’s City Manager Brian Bosshardt is out of a job after he and the council agreed to part ways. Mayor Michael Boyter read a one-sentence statement after the executive session which said, “The City of...

  20. City hires consulting firm for waste management search

    HENDERSON, TEXAS - After 10 years of using Waste Connections the Henderson City Council thought it was time to revisit their waste management program. City Manager Jay Abercrombie told the council Tuesday...

  21. Panorama Village seeks approval for lake silt mitigation plan

    Panorama Village Mayor Lynn Scott anticipates work will begin this Spring to re-dredge Panorama Lake and build a siltation pond to help alleviate an ongoing silt issue. But the city is still pending approval to fund and start the project in the golf...

  22. Local cities join in project to replace aging water pipeline

    ...anticipated sale of $40.64 million worth of bonds sometime in the coming years. John Baumgartner, the city manager of League City, said he and other city leaders have been focused on this surface water and...

  23. Grand Prairie to Unveil Inclusive Playground for Children, Parents of All Abilities

    ...something like this not just for our citizens, but for everybody in the Metroplex," said Grand Prairie mayor Ron Jensen. "There will be more people coming from more than the Metroplex to see and enjoy this facility....

  24. DCS Engineering: coding error responsible for Pflugerville water treatment violation

    A coding error in Pflugerville Surface Water Treatment Plant's regulations system was responsible for the city's Dec. 24 water treatment issue, according to Darren Strozewski of DCS Engineering, an engineering consultant firm based in Travis County.

  25. City manager negotiations ongoing

    For now, Joe B. Montez will continue as Beeville’s city manager. That is because the city council, at a Jan. 6 special meeting, took no action related to naming his successor. Mayor Francisco Dominguez Jr. said, “We’re still negotiating a contract...

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