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  1. Conversations about Leander library policies to continue

    ...Conversations about Leander Public Library policies and procedures are to continue. Leander City Council discussed updating its library policies during a July 18 meeting but voted 5-1 to take no action....

  2. Mesquite council approves amendment to PD

    A public hearing was held during Monday night’s regular City Council meeting to consider an ordinance submitted by the city for a zoning change to amend Planned Development - Mixed Use Ordinance No. 3967...

  3. Austin Energy plans to purchase more wind energy

    ...renewable energy up to 61 percent by the middle of 2021. That is only 4 percentage points below the City Council-approved goal of generating 65 percent of the city’s energy from renewable sources by 2027....

  4. Unusual but generous donation changes attitudes

    ...like most of the Marlin streets has not had any maintenance," he explained. So this former Marlin Mayor decided to do something about it. He went to see the new city manager and the mayor, who happened...

  5. Gun Barrel City Fire Department conducts water rescue training

    ...in the lake, and bringing them aboard the rescue boat. Observing the training was Gun Barrel City Mayor David Skains. Said Chief Joseph Lindaman, “the training we conducted yesterday will help further...

  6. San Benito lifts tax to draw business

    ...barrier no longer stands in the way of drawing warehousing and manufacturing to town. Earlier this week, city commissioners passed an ordinance approving the so-called Freeport Exemption — lifting a tax applied...

  7. Smith County, City of Troup enter agreement to improve some streets in Troup

    (From left) Smith County Engineer Frank Davis, Commissioner Cary Nix, Troup Mayor Joe Carlyle and Smith County Judge Nathaniel Moran pose for a picture at the construction site of the road project, which...

  8. Georgetown officials recommend department reorganization in fiscal year 2019-20 budget

    The city of Georgetown is looking at staff reorganizations as it begins to finalize its fiscal year 2019-20 budget. City Manager David Morgan presented the budget’s current standings and its focus for the next year during a July 17 City Council...

  9. Hudson Oaks development to feature apartments, trail, retail

    ...[Interstate] 20. There will be a walking trail, pond and 10,000 square feet of retail space,” Hudson Oaks Mayor Marc Povero said. “This will be the first multi-family development in Hudson Oaks and, because of...

  10. Groom EMS raising money for new fire, EMS station

    ...the community and let them come out support us,” said Basic EMT for Groom EMS Eric Clifton. The Mayor of Groom Joe Homer says their EMS continues to be a life-saver for a community near a major highway...

  11. Conroe proposes $218.8M budget

    ...help fund its proposed $218.8 million budget for the upcoming year. During a budget retreat Thursday, city council members reviewed the proposed budget of $218.8 million, a slight increase over the current...

  12. Select Fulshear residents to pay less in water fees; city amends rebate structure on city taxes

    ...pace. “This is a long time coming, and I’m glad that we are here to finally act at this moment,” Mayor Aaron Groff said. “There is no doubt going to be people with differing opinions on this matter in...

  13. Castle Hills councilwomen arrested in alleged plot to oust city manager

    According to police, one councilwoman duplicated the city manager's personal information while the other distracted him. Author: Lexi Hazlett, Jackson Floyd Published: 3:37 PM CDT July 18, 2019...

  14. City of Rosenberg receives Distinguished Budget Award from Government Finance Officers Association

    ...Luis Garza, CGFO, Finance Manager; DeAndra Gomez, MBA, Budget Analyst; and Joyce Vasut, CPA, Assistant City Manager/Director of Finance. Photo: Courtesy of the city of Rosenberg Government Finance Officers...

  15. City firefighters await arrival of new engine

    ...that we needed one and we just haven’t had the funding capabilities to make it happen,” he said. “The city council and city management were able to make everything work out for us.” The new fire engine will...

  16. Mount Calm To Update Water Lines

    Mount Calm City Council met Tuesday, July 9, and continued discussing a project to install new water lines. A Community Development Block Grant was approved at $335,000 earlier this year. Pending bid...

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