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  1. Marshall plans partnership with neighborhoods for new revitalization plan

    ...members to improve local neighborhoods with it’s new Neighborhood Revitalization Plan at the Jan. 9 city commissioner meeting. Community and Economic Director Wes Morrison unveiled a unique plan to connect...

  2. Future of Pharr is bright, mayor declares in State of the City address

    The future of Pharr is bright, Mayor Dr. Ambrosio Hernandez declared Thursday, as exhibited by the Pharr-branded sunglasses left at every seat in the audience at Pharr’s annual State of the City address. There were reasons the future is bright,...

  3. City government shaken up in Robstown

    ...by Victor Gutierrez. In an executive session which lasted almost two hours, the Robstown mayor and city council decided to go to a city-council run form of government. The session also resulted in the ousting...

  4. Leander’s new comprehensive plan to begin with online poll, February open house

    ...of Leander kicked off its comprehensive plan process Jan. 16 by holding a joint workshop between the City Council, the Planning and Zoning Commission, and the 16-member comprehensive plan advisory committee....

  5. City launches 'Obesity Awareness Campaign'

    ...CHRISTI, Texas — A new Obesity Awareness Campaign is launching next month. It's a collaboration between City Manager Peter Zanoni and the Corpus Christi City-County Health Department, all to make Corpus Christi...

  6. Taft begins downtown revitalization project

    ...Phase one started in 2015 when TxDot, along with taxpayer dollars, helped build the paved sidewalks. Mayor of Taft, Pedro Lopez, says phase one took about a year and a half. Officials plan to expedite phase...

  7. City sees sales tax allocations dip 40%

    Gainesville saw a more than 40% dip in sales tax allocations from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s Office this month. The city was scheduled to receive $621,333— a 41.90% decrease compared to the $1,069,464 it received in January 2019, comptroller’s...

  8. Granite Shoals bans automatic deer feeders within city limits

    Granite Shoals City Council pulled the plug on automatic feeders being used by residents to feed deer within the city limits. Councilors banned the use of the feeders during their January 14 meeting. The...

  9. Lakeway commences soft launch of new city website design

    ...easier for users to toggle between meetings and events. Additionally, there will be a message from the mayor, the city's social media accounts are now linked to the page, and video messages from various departments...

  10. Ballpark improvements planned in Early

    ...city officials are looking toward improvements to the city’s baseball and softball facilities. Early City Council members approved an engineering agreement Tuesday with a company called Volkert. Volkert will...

  11. AEDC votes to pay $1.5 million to Canadian wind company coming to Amarillo

    The AEDC board voted today to pay $1.5 million in rent and $10,000 per job up to 150 jobs to a wind company based in Canada. The Canadian company may be receiving these economic incentives to establish a U.S. headquarters in Amarillo.

  12. Woodlands opts for hybrid policing model if township incorporates

    ...for facilities development from the fully independent model to the hybrid so that a potential future city council would have options for funding a new police station, temporary holding facility or other buildings...

  13. Arkansas police officer turns 90

    ...way from 90 years old,” Billy Reddick, Director of Reddick Funeral Home said. The department and city held a celebration for the now 90-year-old. Mayor Julian Lott declared May 12 as L.C. Buckshot day.

  14. Bastrop approves $2.8M for two fire trucks, equipment

    ...Wisconsin ordering two custom-built fire trucks to supplement the city’s aging fleet. On Tuesday, the City Council approved issuing a $2.8 million certificate of obligation bond for a 100-foot Mid-Mount Aerial...

  15. Rep. Larson asks Mayor Nirenberg to not use aquifer protection funds for mass transit

    State Rep. Lyle Larson sent a letter to San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg on Wednesday asking him to reconsider his plan to transfer funds from the Edwards Aquifer Protection Program to mass transit. Currently, a 1/8th cent sales tax funnels about $90...

  16. Harlingen city officials participate in health challenge

    ...participate in a health challenge on Wednesday. According to a release, Mayor Chris Boswell and Harlingen City Commissioners accepted the H.E.B. Community Challenge and signed the pledge at the city meeting. ...

  17. Lakeway City Council hears comprehensive plan, transportation study updates

    ...for the Medical Drive and Lohmans Spur projects, and at least a portion of the Main Street project, Mayor Sandy Cox said. OReilly and Pyramid drives are located on Travis County property, with the city possibly...

  18. City Council approves dispatching training simulator for PD, other purchases

    The Plainview City Council approved the acceptance of a Lubbock Emergency Communication District Grant. The grant will be used to purchase a 9-1-1 Dispatcher Training Simulator. Plainview Police Chief Ken Coughlin presented the simulator to the...

  19. Area police chief placed on leave after gun discharges at gas station

    ...at the Chevron station at 3315 Hillcrest Dr., which drew a heavy police response. The Valley Mills City Council is gathering further information and will schedule a meeting at which to discuss the chief’s...

  20. Jacksonville: City to receive $9.7M after selling bonds

    The City of Jacksonville received a report during the regular city council meeting Tuesday from Hilltop Securities praising the sell of $8.6 million in bonds. The bonds were sold at 2.67 percent interest...

  21. City moves to upgrade JB Wells Expo Center

    The Gonzales City Council took steps Jan. 9 to upgrade the J.B. Wells Expo Center with the intention of making it more accessible to conferences. Following a brief presentation from Tourism Director Ashley Simper, council voted 4-1 to direct staff to...

  22. Travis Askey joins West Lake Hills as the new city administrator

    West Lake Hills officials concluded their search for a new city administrator with the appointment of Travis Askey on Jan. 15. Askey filled the city’s final staff vacancy, taking on the role previously filled by former city administrator Robert Wood...

  23. BCPD awarded ‘Recognized Law Enforcement Agency’

    The Bay City Police Department received the award of “Recognized Law Enforcement Agency” from the Texas Police Chiefs Association (TCPA) Law Enforcement Recognition Program on Dec. 19. The actual presentation of the award will take place at the...

  24. City manager says move back to City Hall, police station could begin in weeks

    The long wait to reoccupy City Hall and the Beeville Police Department headquarters was winding down as 2019 came to a close last week. “We should be moving in a few weeks,” City Manager Joe B. Montez said as he toured the building at 400 N....

  25. Youngsters call for skate park; Council approves upgrades

    Smith Middle School student Drake Espinoza, left, greets Cleburne Mayor Scott Cain during Tuesday’s city council meeting. Espinoza asked council members to consider building a skateboard park for Cleburne...

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