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  1. Assistant city managers announced in Wylie

    Recently appointed City Manager Chris Holsted announced that Development Services Director Renae Ollie and Fire Chief Brent Parker will be promoted to the posts of assistant city manager on May 1.

  2. Teague Fund Reserve Tapped To Cover Costs For Losss Of County Jail

    ...recent de-population of the Freestone County Jail, Aldermen called a special meeting of the Teague City Council on Monday, April 8th to address the related costs and concerns. The Council voted to allocate...

  3. Did you know that Dallas has a canyon? But it’s not what you think. Curious Texas explains

    ...through the new leg of the freeway were the family members of the late R.L. Thornton, Dallas’ former mayor for whom the freeway is named after, according to The News’ archives. Dallas officials knew the massive...

  4. Buda moves toward official dark-sky designation with small-town roots in mind

    ...Dark Sky Association, or IDA. Work done since then by the members of the commission—which advises the City Council on environmental issues and other topics—and city staff means the application to become a dark-sky...

  5. Boerne gets serious about annexations, sets dates for public hearings, voting

    During a special called city council meeting on Tuesday evening, PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe...

  6. Water back on in Palestine; boil water notice still in effect

    PALESTINE, TX (KLTV) - The water is back on in Palestine according to city officials. Palestine City Manager Michael Hornes confirmed Friday morning that water is available for home use and drinking....

  7. Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones' Blue Star Land has the dirt flying in Prosper

    ...Prosper also has a site for a limited-service hotel. O'Brien Architects designed the project. Prosper Mayor Ray Smith said the new Gates of Prosper shopping center has been a boon to the city's tax base and...

  8. City approves first reading of groundwater ordinance

    An ordinance was passed on first reading to prohibit the use of groundwater at a former manufacturing site to help close out a long-running environmental cleanup program at the April meeting of the Commerce City Council on Tuesday.

  9. Royse City mayor announces plans for YMCA facility in town

    Royse City Mayor Janet Nichol announced last week that a new YMCA facility could be coming to town. ROYSE CITY — Royse City Mayor Janet Nichol announced last week that a new YMCA facility could be coming...

  10. Jones Creek looks forward to drainage progress

    ...over the years, he said. This project has been waiting for the official OK for almost two years, Mayor Gordon Schlemmer said during Tuesday’s council meeting. “People think we don’t care about drainage...

  11. Brazos Valley sees damage from overnight storms

    ...Normangee district also canceled school because of the inclement weather. In Robertson County, Hearne city manager John Naron reported that City Cafe experienced structural collapse after rainwater appeared...

  12. City cuts ribbon on pump station

    ...works; Sterling Beaver, BAWA superintendent; Frank McKay III, BAWA board member; Heather Betancourth, city council member; and Ron Bottoms, deputy city manager. The Baytown Area Water Authority had a ribbon-cutting...

  13. Baseball scouting group moving to Hutto in city's largest development deal

    ...Perfect Game will improve access to sports for local citizens. It is a true win, win, win.” Hutto City Manager Odis Jones said in the release that "Perfect Game is a game changer in terms of diversifying...

  14. There isn't a full-time fire department in Reeves County, but that could change

    ...and EMS service to support the booming population. “It’s outgrown our volunteer fire department,” City Manager Seth Sorensen said. “Our ambulance services are covering much more than they have previously....

  15. Shallowater and UMC reach stalemate in EMS negotiations

    ...very beneficial to put a truck out on Frankford," said Pam Light, a Shallowater resident. Vaughn said city council members reached out to county commissioners and the county judge, but they said they could...

  16. I-35 work through Waco starts this month, but 15-year delay likely for southern phase

    ...at the meeting Tuesday, board members appeared to favor putting that project on ice for now. Waco Mayor Kyle Deaver and Councilman Dillon Meek, who is the board chairman, said the issue is not just cost....

  17. El Paso City Manager Reappointed to State Board

    ...Apr 18, 2019 05:19 PM MDT Updated: Apr 18, 2019 05:19 PM MDT ABC7 at Four Interview with El Paso City Manager Tommy Gonzalez El Paso - Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Tommy Gonzalez to the Risk...

  18. Storms bash Anderson County

    ...also knocked out power on a few street lights. “It's bad out there,” she said. Incoming Elkhart Mayor Jennifer McCoy, a volunteer firefighter, told the Herald-Press that about 20 to 30 people called the...

  19. New radar speed signs up on Highway 287 in Claude City of Claude tracking speed to get drivers to slow down when passing through town

    ...got new businesses in town that are here and this is just one step that we felt as a city, and the City Council felt that would be a good benefit to try to, you know, slow some of the traffic down coming...

  20. Bastrop finalizes rules for food truck pilot program

    Brandon Mulder @brand4on Thursday Apr 18, 2019 at 5:55 PM Apr 18, 2019 at 5:55 PM The Bastrop City Council put some finishing touches on the soon-to-be-launched pilot program that will allow food trucks,...

  21. City, county still pushing to get abandoned recycling center cleaned up

    By Matt Dotray A-J Media Thursday Apr 18, 2019 at 5:30 PM Apr 18, 2019 at 5:30 PM Mayor Dan Pope and other elected officials said Lubbock is as close as it's ever been to getting state dollars to clean...

  22. The Colony pursues grant request for golf tournament

    ...working to bring in the hotels and major facilities out there to keep them here for the long run,” Mayor Joe McCourry said. “We would like to see this three-year contract turn into a 10-year contract.”

  23. Tomball receives $1.5 million grant to improve drainage for residents

    ...received a grant to aid their goal of improving conditions for residents. On April 15 the Tomball City Council approved a $1,585,396 community development block grant, administered by the Texas General...

  24. Fate City Council receives plan for historical preservation project

    The Fate City Council’s project to preserve the town’s history is taking shape, and despite still being in the early stages of planning, has garnered interest and support from local elected officials. ...

  25. Rollingwood City Council opposes state bill concerning mobility project on Mopac South

    Rollingwood City Council on April 18 passed a resolution opposing House Bill 1644 regarding a mobility project on Mopac South. (Amy Denney/Community Impact Newspaper) Rollingwood City Council on April...

  26. More revealed about potential new Marble Falls City Hall

    ...buildings, as well as the empty land along Whitman Branch, generate zero tax revenues for the city. City Manager Mike Hodge said City Council needs to hear the same details and discuss the issue. Then, the...

  27. Denison to take on Parks and Rec mowing in-house

    ...A. Todd, Herald Democrat Thursday Apr 18, 2019 at 12:01 AM Apr 18, 2019 at 1:23 PM The Denison City Council recently rejected a bid to provide landscaping maintenance services for the city’s Parks and...

  28. Assistant city managers announced in Wylie

    Recently appointed City Manager Chris Holsted announced that Development Services Director Renae Ollie and Fire Chief Brent Parker will be promoted to the posts of assistant city manager on May 1.

  29. Austin buys troubled power plant for $460M

    ...agreement that prevented them from acknowledging a possible sale. In actuality, though, the Austin City Council had already voted during a closed session on March 28 to buy the facility. Southern Company, the...

  30. Texas Instruments commits to $3.1 billion north Richardson expansion project

    ...as this, and we are proud TI’s global search has led them once again to our community,” Richardson Mayor Paul Voelker stated in a news release. “Our business environment is competitive, friendly and offers...

  31. West Lake Hills bond election still on track

    ...does not know how much it will cost to improve the municipal complex. An audit report released to the City Council in March showed that the city is in a good financial position to call for a bond in November....

  32. Clarksville citywide cleanup now planned semi-annually

    ...keep the city clean, the annual citywide cleanup will now take place semi-annually after action by the City Council on Tuesday. CLARKSVILLE — As part of a push by the city’s Code Enforcement Committee to keep...

  33. New standards set for donation boxes in Frisco

    ...bins, giving the city the ability to regulate boxes that are placed on commercial properties. Frisco City Council approved the new standards April 16. Frisco Planning Manager Anthony Satarino said code enforcement...

  34. Gonzales council accepts TXGN project

    By Garrett McGinley Staff Reporter The Gonzales city council approved a $200,000 grant for Texas Gonzales Northern Railway to be used for rail improvements. The council, minus absent council member...

  35. Smiley council closes streets for Bantam Fest

    By Garrett McGinley Staff Reporter Just as it has done in previous years, the Smiley city council voted to close down parts of Steele, Anglin and Commerce Streets for the forthcoming Bantam Fest event....

  36. New Main Street Manager hired

    ...experience and energy that I think will benefit Farmersville. I am really honored to have her on my team,” City Manager Ben White said. With a professional background in higher education, Mingo said she is excited...

  37. ETCOG Receives $375,000 Grant from EDA to Create a Regional Broadband Infrastructure Development Plan

    ...Regional Director Jorge Ayala; the ETEDD board chair, Commissioner Paula Gentry; ETCOG’s Board Chair, Alderman Victor Perot; and David Cleveland. During the meeting, Mr. Cleveland detailed the grassroots approach...

  38. Texas city named for Jesus Christ could be home to tallest cross in Western Hemisphere

    ...number of local officials and supporters, including then-mayor Nelda Martinez and Carolyn Vaughn, a council member at the time who attends Milby's church. "It touches my heart that with this cross people...

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