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  1. Lewisville is seeing its hotel occupancy return to pre-pandemic numbers. See how Lewisville's budget has changed this fiscal year

    ...Lewisville. The city of Lewisville heard its mid-year report form Budget Manager D’Ann Tompkins at a Monday City Council meeting. The numbers reflected the city’s budget from October through March. Numbers through...

  2. State judges give green light to port's Harbor Island seawater desalination plans

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority cleared a regulatory hurdle this week in its multimillion-dollar effort to obtain a permit for a seawater desalination plant on Port Aransas' Harbor Island.

  3. Jeffcoat confirmed as new police chief

    The Sherman Police department will soon have new leadership at its helm. The Sherman City Council unanimously confirmed Monday that Asst. Police Chief Jason Jeffcoat will be the new chief of the Sherman Police Department.

  4. City of Dumas names interim city manager

    Officials with the city of Dumas recently announced that the City Commissioners appointed Police Chief Ray Resendez as the city’s interim city manager. According to a news release from the city of Dumas, this comes after Arbie Taylor recently...

  5. College Station City Council discuss nature and wildlife preservation plan

    ...that they shouldn’t be mowing,” in order to see which areas would be better off as natural areas. Mayor Karl Mooney thanked Wright for his presentation and said he was pleased to see it brought to the council’s...

  6. Round Rock City Council passes ordinance to help with trash problems

    ...Rock is looking for solutions to help deal with garbage problems. Thursday night, the Round Rock City Council approved amending its existing trash pickup contract with Central Texas Refuse. Council members...

  7. City Council approves design plans for 29th Street Sports Complex renovations

    ...really nothing you can use it for at present,” White said. Carl White with the City of San Angelo said city council members approved initial design plans for complex renovations. “We realized there was a strong...

  8. Approved: Youth sports in Abilene expected to be bolstered with new AYSA expansion project

    ...Zoo and Grover Nelson Park, offering young athletes the chance to compete locally. Thursday, Abilene City Council voted in favor of expanding the Abilene Youth Sports Authority (AYSA) facility. It would allow...

  9. The Pool is OPEN, problems reported by the manager

    The Hearne swimming pool is open for the summer, but with the opening, new problems are being reported by the City’s Pool Manager Debbie Todd. The pool missed two seasons due to the COVID-19 pandemic and several pieces of equipment have fallen to dry...

  10. Texas police chiefs share recommendations with joint committee after Uvalde school shooting

    Thursday’s hearing, following in the footsteps of other committee hearings this week, focused on strategies to prevent acts of violence along with better coordination between state and local agencies, non-governmental entities and law enforcement.

  11. San Antonio city council will receive $25 million for two different initiatives addressing COVID related expenses and assisting migrants traveling through the city.

    ...in a more humane manner and be able to feed and provide that logistical support as well,” assistant city manager Lori Houston told KENS 5. Some migrants may have to wait two to three days for a flight to...

  12. City sets sights on future developments

    The Terrell City Council turned its eyes towards the future on Tuesday night, continuing to chart a path that will ultimately lead to residential and business expansion opportunities.

  13. College Station City Council Expands Its Ridesharing Bicycle And Scooter Ordinance

    ...year the city of College Station has regulated bike sharing services off the Texas A&M campus. The city council made ten pages of changes at its June 9 meeting. The changes includes adding electric bicycles...

  14. San Antonio police testing Tesla, Ford electric cars for official use

    ...plans to spend funds on Tesla and Ford electric vehicles to see if they can handle police work. The city council approved contracts with Silsbee Ford and Telsa Inc. totaling over $121,000 for a Ford Mustang...

  15. New Temple airport headquarters planned as council approves $6.69 million contract

    ...the construction of a new airport headquarters, among other improvements, was passed by the Temple City Council last week. Council members voted 4-0, with Jessica Walker absent, in approval of the project,...

  16. Bellmead picks new police chief after 15 months with interim leader

    The Bellmead City Council voted unanimously last week to hire Shawn Myatt, former police chief and assistant city manager for the city of Navasota. Bellmead City Manager Yost Zakhary has served as interim police chief for 15 months, since former...

  17. Copperas Cove announces low-income utilities assistance

    The purpose of the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program grant is to provide emergency assistance to low-income households, particularly those with the lowest incomes that pay a high proportion of household income for their water services,...

  18. New Braunfels to add pedestrian safety pilot program

    ...summer. Jeff Jewell, the city’s director of economic and community development, told New Braunfels City Council members in a recent meeting that pedestrian safety and overall walkability in Downtown New...

  19. City of San Marcos discusses grant opportunities during visit to Washington, D.C.

    Members of the San Marcos City Council and City staff have returned to San Marcos after visiting Washington, D.C. where they discussed federal programs and funding sources available to support San Marcos residents and the community as a whole.

  20. Proposed Pflugerville mixed-use development would expand downtown, feature new City Hall

    ...really trying to create those more vibrant, downtown areas,” said Emily Barron, the city’s assistant city manager. “And that’s our goal for Pflugerville is to create a vibrant downtown where people can come...

  21. Longtime Trinity police chief shifts to full-time city manager

    Longtime Trinity Police Chief Steven Jones is hanging up his badge to become the city manager, full-time. ...a few years ago, when the city fell on hard financial times, he stepped up to be the city manager, with no additional pay, while also...

  22. Wills Point issues Stage 1 water restrictions effective immediately

    ...immediately, citing the extreme heat and dry conditions. The purpose of these restrictions, according to Mayor Mark Turner, is to conserve the available water supply and “to create a reprieve for the operations...

  23. North Laredo experiences low water pressure

    ...low pressure throughout the city, with an emphasis on south Laredo and Las Colonias. In February, Mayor Pete Saenz indicated that the city’s water master plan has plans to address and replace the aging...

  24. Conroe adds tree buffer requirement to tree ordinance

    Tommy Woolley, director of capital projects and transportation, said the amendments will create a 25-foot tree buffer around new residential development if there is existing residential development adjacent to it.

  25. Marble Falls council sees City Hall designs

    ...800 Third St. “We’re in the situation now where we practically have people working out of closets,” Mayor Richard Westerman said. “Over the next decade, our staff is going to grow. There is no place to put...

  26. ‘Excited to get started’: Olmos Park moves forward with $6 million sewer repair project; construction to begin in September

    ...in the pipes. “I think this is a really good thing for the city, and I’m excited to get started,” Mayor Deanna Rickabaugh said. The plan is to put the $6 million in debt toward six $1 million contracts,...

  27. City of Frisco surprises retiring city manager with …

    ...heartwarming news as we approach the end of the workweek. The City of Frisco showed out to surprise longtime City Manager George Purefoy with a farewell parade on Wednesday, June 22. According to a tweet from city...

  28. Marble Falls raises tap connection fees

    ...and taxpayer dollars to subsidize development. “We are not a for-profit organization, obviously,” Mayor Richard Westerman said. “It’s really about covering the cost. We’re trying to protect citizens who...

  29. Corpus Christi eliminates flat-rate emergency service fees outside city limits

    ...have a fee and rate schedule for fire protection services instead of a flat rate. The Corpus Christi City Council recently voted to adopt the schedules for EMS or single-fire unit responses. Previously,...

  30. Mesquite updates its street parking rules, adding more enforcement options

    ...has updated its parking ordinance, bringing more enforcement for violations. The changes come after a City Council vote on June 20. The new rules will allow non-police city employees and officials to enforce...

  31. Richardson reviews nearly $600K in park projects, prepares for upcoming work

    ...Richardson) The city of Richardson reviewed recent and upcoming parks and recreation projects in a recent City Council meeting. The review on June 20 was part of the city’s continued effort to update the Parks...

  32. Fort Worth Police Department to Host Gun “Buyback” Program

    ...specific sparked this event. He also said that it was initiated by FWPD and not at the direction of the mayor or city council. In the past, participation at the buyback events has varied. Carabajal said at one...

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