Lake Highlands | Lakewood
3:00 AM Jun 13, 2022 CDT

Dallas ISD, Richardson ISD set to hire new superintendents

Dallas and Richardson ISDs each expect to have a new, full-time superintendent in place for the beginning of the 2022-23 school year.


Pearland | Friendswood

Layni Cade wins Pearland City Council Position 5 runoff

Candidate Layni Cade holds a significant early lead in the June 11 runoff election following the release of early voting results by Brazoria County.


Cedar Park | Leander

UPDATE: David McDonald, Chris Czernek elected to Leander City Council in June 11 runoff

As of 9:05 p.m., both Williamson and Travis counties are reporting election day results. All results are unofficial until they are canvassed and certified.



Frisco

Frisco City Council updated on plans to make The Rail District more pedestrian-friendly

Design firms reveal new costs and renderings for plans in The Rail District during Frisco City Council work session discussion.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Trinity Metro to buy electric buses for new route between Alliance, east Fort Worth

Trinity Metro is buying eight electric buses to support a new route between east Fort Worth and the Alliance area to help connect employees with jobs.


Tomball | Magnolia

Tomball approves funds for downtown Shop and Stroll events

The Shop and Stroll events triple sales, business owners said.


Lake Highlands | Lakewood

Dallas City Council to consider firing City Manager T.C. Broadnax

Mayor Eric Johnson said he believes it is time for a change in city management, according to a statement provided by his office.



Cedar Park | Leander

June 11 is election day in Leander: Find information on where and when to vote here

Polls in both Travis and Williamson counties will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday for the runoff races.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Lewisville council approves Old Town boutique hotel

The applicant is looking to convert the building to a boutique hotel


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Q&A: New mayor Bobby Lindamood says Colleyville comes first

“[I hope] to maintain not only the country-style charm, [but] friendly nature of our highly desired community," Colleyville Mayor Bobby Lindamood said.


Cedar Park | Leander

Cedar Park City Council approves alternative water sources

The Drought Contingency and Water Emergency Plan ensures water conservation during droughts as well as the availability of water throughout the city.



Round Rock

Ordinance limiting number of bars allowed in downtown Round Rock to 11 approved by council

City officials approved an amendment to an ordinance governing the total number of bars in downtown Round Rock, reducing the number of permitted bars to 11.


North San Antonio

San Antonio community groups meet new city communications and engagement director

The new head of the city of San Antonio’s office of communications and engagement, and her team are making the rounds and introducing themselves to neighborhood associations and other civic groups.


Conroe | Montgomery

Montgomery County municipalities receive $7 million in monthly sales tax revenue

The state of Texas distributed $1 billion in monthly sales tax revenue June 8.


Richardson

Renovations at Richardson Animal Shelter will improve dog kennels

The shelter uses chain-linked kennels for its dog areas, which was the norm when the shelter was built, but has become worn down over the years, Richardson’s Animal Shelter Manager Noura Jammal said.



Katy

Fort Bend County sets public hearing, discuss $4.66M in housing, community programs for low- to moderate-income residents

Fort Bend County residents can attend a public hearing June 14 to discuss $4.66 million in programming for housing and community development needs of low-income persons in the county.


Central Austin

Over 6,500 historic artifacts found in Texas’ oldest psychiatric hospital

The Austin State Hospital construction process has brought on the discovery of 6,500 artifacts from Texas’ oldest psychiatric hospital.


Sugar Land | Missouri City

Missouri City City Council approves first reading of tax exemption ordinance

The Missouri City City Council approved the first of two readings of an ordinance that would add an additional $10,000 in tax exemptions for Missouri City residents age 65 and older as well as a 2.5% homestead exemption.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Fort Worth taking early steps toward regulating short-term rentals

Staff reported at City Council’s June 7 work session that Fort Worth has hired a firm to help identify short-term rentals, which are typically available for rent for one to 30 days through such mobile apps as Airbnb.



Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Lewisville ISD appoints new principal to Bridlewood Elementary School

Whitehouse has served at LISD for the past 11 years.


Heights | River Oaks | Montrose

Designation ordinance for proposed Third Ward historic district sent back amid concerns

After weeks of pushback from residents, Mayor Sylvester Turner announced that the ordinance will be sent back to administration.


Chandler

Chandler establishes political sign rules

The city of Chandler recently published the Arizona state laws about the public presence of political signs.


Frisco

City Council selects Henry Hill as Frisco's interim city manager

The deputy city manager will serve in an interim role for the month of July.