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  1. Cajun Trail to highlight Southeast Texas "Culinary melting pot"

    ... Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau decided to celebrate the local food scene by kicking off the Cajun Trail on Saturday. The foodie mobile passport program is a curated collection of Southeast Texas’ Cajun restaurants and will take...

  2. Austin FC Built in Pandemic And Ready to Play

    Texas' capital city finally has a major league sports franchise to call its own. Austin FC is the latest expansion team in Major League Soccer and it opens its inaugural season Saturday night against Los Angeles FC

  3. Private property rights at heart of Montgomery County’s groundwater dispute

    On April 9, Groundwater Management Area 14 voted on its proposed long-term goal for the Gulf Coast Aquifer System. The goal, known as a desired future condition, or DFC, establishes how much groundwater districts within GMA 14 can pump.

  4. San Antonio - Stage 2 Water Restrictions

    After an extended period of drought conditions, the level of the Edwards Aquifer is nearing the trigger for Stage 2 restrictions for SAWS customers. Unless a heavy rainfall reverses the current trends for the aquifer, Stage 2 restrictions are...

  5. Hutto City Council declares Place 5 seat vacant, amends senior tax exemption

    ...an approval to amend the partial tax exemption for people 65 or older was made by council. The amendment reduces the tax exemption for people 65 or older, or a surviving spouse 55 or older, to $30,000 of their assessed property value beginning tax...

  6. $4.2 million upgrade targets Nederland’s drainage poor neighborhoods

    ...replacing and improving thousands of linear feet of storm sewer and ditch work in all targeted locations. City Manager Chris Duque said staff members conducted neighborhood surveys to qualify the neighborhoods....

  7. Construction delays on Caldwell’s new city hall building continue to frustrate taxpayers, councilmembers

    “Presently, it is in the hands of the TML insurance division,” Caldwell City Councilmember Kavon Novak said. “They are involved with helping us proceed with our next steps because of some damage it incurred during the ice storm.”

  8. Fort Worth Zoo opens remodeled elephant, rhino exhibit

    ...elephants and a male greater one-horned rhino. A group of zoo members and city leaders, including Mayor Betsy Price and her grandchildren, watched as elephants emerged from a renovated barn and roamed near...

  9. New Chamizal community center and library, splash park to open

    The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department and Library system are among the strongest drivers of quality of life in our community. We’re excited to be celebrating the grand opening of Chamizal Community Center, a new state-of-the-art...

  10. Grand Prairie’s Proposition A Could Offer City a New Hotel and Epic Central Boardwalk

    Mayor Ron Jensen said. “One is a conference hotel and restaurant sites in Epic Central. This would be around 275 hotel rooms with a large conference center and breakout rooms, as well as an in-hotel restaurant. Then, restaurants along the Epic...

  11. City Council approves revised plan to redevelop Alamo Plaza

    The vote means the City will amend a 2018 agreement between the City and Texas General Land Office (GLO) governing the future of the Alamo and Alamo Plaza. That paves the way for another round of designs for Alamo Plaza, with City officials planning...

  12. City eyes federal funds for infrastructure wish list

    Though the legislation likely won’t make it out of Congress until at least late summer, the City of San Antonio is making plans to go after its piece of the pie, prioritizing projects for not only the infrastructure bill but other new federal funding...

  13. Austin community-led homeless effort sets goal to house 3,000 by 2024

    ...meet the 3,000 mark by April 2024. “Yes, I think it's an achievable goal. It’s a big goal,” said Mayor Steve Adler. The group is working in partnership with the City of Austin. They say the next steps...

  14. McAllen commission named ‘Council of the Year’ for 2021

    The Texas City Management Association selected the McAllen City Commission as the 2021 Council of the Year, the city announced last week.

  15. Amarillo tourism industry offers plan for future success

    ...have to think about long-term infrastructure investments like the civic center," said Ginger Nelson, mayor of Amarillo. "We’ve done it already with Hodgetown and the Sod Poodles those type of quality of life...

  16. Local mayor pens letter asking senate to consider strengthening background check for gun purchases

    ...country and a mass shooting locally that wounded six and claimed the life of one, College Station Mayor Karl Mooney voiced his support in the letter to Senators. Mooney says he, along with other members...

  17. Shenandoah City Council discusses priorities of 2022 capital improvement plan

    Information from the council agenda indicates rough price estimates for the projects are around $1.5 million for the David Memorial extension, $2.6 million for the wastewater treatment plant project and $1.7 million for the detention pond.

  18. City of Odessa considering opening pools for 2021 season

    ...and Recreation, said pools would open up at 75% capacity and social distancing would be enforced. Mayor Javier Joven said he hopes COVID-19 numbers will be lower by the spring so families can enjoy the...

  19. City of Pharr hosts time capsule unveiling ceremony set to opened in the year 2070

    ...Pharr’s past, preserve the present, and remind future citizens of the city’s rich history,” said Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez, M.D. “We are excited to unveil this monument and join our citizens in preserving...

  20. Missouri City City Council rejects proposed change to municipal employees' pay plan

    Missouri City City Council decided in a 5-2 vote April 5 to not move forward with a change to the city’s pay plan for employees. The proposed change would move all city employees except the city manager from a minimum-median-maximum pay structure to...

  21. City officials want your input on San Antonio's police force

    Now through the end of May, city officials will hold nearly two dozen virtual community meetings to better understand how locals feel about the San Antonio Police Department; their expectations of the roles officers should play in regards to public...

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