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Amid declining sales tax revenue after Harvey, Humble mulls 1-cent tax hike

City of Humble officials are considering raising the city's property tax rate by 1 cent for the second consecutive year after major flooding events again reduced sales tax revenue. The city council held a public hearing regarding the tax rate-which is expected to rise to 22.5471 cents per $100 valua

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-18 15:34:39

Round Rock Police Seek Suspect In Wag-A-Bag Armed Robbery

ROUND ROCK, TX - Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a local grocery store on Monday. According to a police advisory, the incident occurred around 10:35 p.m. at the Wag-A-Bag store, 801 S. Mays St., when a Hispanic male entered the store with a handgun while demanding money f

PATCH - 2017-09-19 19:12:23

Google unveils new downtown Austin office

After 10 years in Northwest Austin, Google has completed its move downtown. The tech giant unveiled on Tuesday its 300,000-square-foot space in the newly opened 500 W. Second St. office tower. More than 450 Google employees will work at the facility once two additional floors open next year. The new

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 16:00:13

4 Bandidos gang members reach plea deals in 2006 Austin slaying of rival

Prosecutors say four members of the Bandidos motorcycle gang conspired to kill a man who was attempting to launch a Texas chapter of the Hell's Angels in Austin. (KXAN) SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Four Bandidos motorcycle club members have reached plea deals over the 2006 slaying of an Austin man who alleg

KXAN - 2017-09-19 20:56:12

Colleyville council approves zoning for Lidl grocery store

Colleyville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a zoning change that will allow a Lidl grocery store to open in the city. The vote comes after the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended denying the zoning change for the store, which will be located at 4007 Colleyville Boulevard, Co

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-20 04:18:18

Municipal annexation and 3 other things to know about tonight's McKinney council meeting, Sept. 19

Tonight's City Council agenda had a variety of topics ranging from the Fiscal Year 2017-18 budget and tax rate to downtown parking, public transportation and development agreements pending municipal annexation. Here is a recap of the meeting:Council approves Fiscal Year 2017-18 budget and tax rate C

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-20 03:12:47

Frisco City Council approves contract to update downtown master plan

Frisco City Council approved, 4-2, a contract Tuesday with consulting firm Gateway Planning for $332,700 to update the downtown master plan. Updating the Downtown Master Plan is one of Council's top priorities for 2017. The Downtown Master Plan was developed in 1998 and has not been updated since. A

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-20 02:54:39

San Marcos City Council passes $214 million budget for next fiscal year

San Marcos City Council on Tuesday unanimously voted to approve a $214 million budget that includes more than double the original funding earmarked for drainage improvement projects. The fiscal year 2017-18 budget, which begins Oct. 1 and runs through Sept. 30, 2018, comes with an 8.37 cent increase

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-20 01:52:03

At no cost to taxpayers, the southern portion of SH 130 will get $60M in repairs

A 41-mile section of SH 130 southeast of Austin will undergo $60 million in repairs over the next year. The SH 130 Concession Co. operates this section of the tollway from SH 45 SE near Mustang Ridge to I-10 in Seguin. The Texas Department of Transportation owns and operates the portion of the tollw

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 22:14:11

City of Richmond adopts 2017-18 budget, approves property tax rate

Richmond Mayor Evalyn Moore and city commissioners adopted the 2017-18 fiscal year budget and 2017 tax rate during the city commissioner's meeting Monday night at the City Hall Annex. The adopted proposed annual operating budget is set at $25,682,464 and will be distributed between the general, wate

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 21:12:27

Things to know about Monday's Missouri City City Council meeting

The Missouri City City Council approved a land rezoning proposal, a tax break, and council members also agreed on a proposed property tax rate for fiscal year 2017-18 to be voted on next month. Residents speak against rezoning After a heated debate, the City Council voted 5-2 to rezone nearly 30 acr

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 20:21:37

Hays County Food Bank low on donations, seeks nonperishable goods

This time of year, donations start slowing down at the Hays County Food Bank. "During the summer and beginning of school, there just aren't as many food drives or donations coming in," said Mallory Best, communications coordinator for the nonprofit organization. She said the food bank is very low on

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 20:03:58

Things to know from Monday's Fort Bend ISD meeting

The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees voted Monday to adopt a total property tax rate of $1.32 per $100 of taxable value for the 2017 tax year. School officials also reported heating, venting, and air conditioning problems at Willowridge High School, which will set the school's reopening date back. Pr

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 19:55:05

Second mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile Virus in McKinney

A second mosquito pool in McKinney tested positive for West Nile Virus, the city announced in a press release today. The first pool to test positive was found in July. Here is the one-mile radius the city will spray on Sept. 20. The city will spray a mile radius around Charlie and Charlotte Mooneyha

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 19:50:24

Custom pizza eatery MOD Pizza slated to open in Tomball this fall

MOD Pizza will open in mid November at 14030 FM 2920, Ste. I, Tomball, in the Tomball Town Center. According to Public Relations Manager Charlotte Wayte, the Tomball location is slated to open Nov. 17. The 2,800-square foot eatery will feature a gas-fired oven, original artwork and MOD's "Wall of Fa

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 18:19:24

Williamson County to hold a household hazardous waste collection day on Sept. 30

Williamson County residents unsure of how to dispose of household hazardous waste will be pleased to hear that the county and Houston-based Waste Management, a disposal company, will host a free waste collection event Sept. 30 at the Williamson County Expo Center. The event takes place from 9 a.m. t

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 17:30:59

Texas State University announces largest freshman class ever

Nearly 6,000 freshmen are attending Texas State University this year. A news release sent Tuesday said 5,875 students are enrolled for the fall semester and the university's overall population is approaching 40,000, but the total student population remained relatively flat compared with last school

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 16:34:18

5 things you missed at the Klein ISD board of trustees meeting, Sept. 18

The Klein ISD board of trustees met Monday in the board room at 7200 Spring Cypress Road, Spring. Here are five highlights from the monthly meeting:Several board members were recognized for their service. The board's president, Bill Pilkington, received a pin recognizing his five years of service on

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 15:38:58

Dick's Sporting Goods opens at the Westlake Marketplace this Friday, Sept. 22

Dick's Sporting Goods will open its ninth Houston area location Sept. 22 at the Westlake Marketplace. Located at 14359 E. Sam Houston Parkway N., Houston, the approximately 50,000-square-foot sporting goods store carries a variety of brands such as Nike, Under Armour, Field & Stream and Second Skin.

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 15:38:30

17-story residential high-rise a step closer to coming to The Star in Frisco

During Tuesday's meeting, Frisco City Council approved a specific use permit for a 17-story residential high-rise at The Star in Frisco. Council will vote on an ordinance for the permit at a later meeting. The high-rise is planned to have a maximum of 160 residential units with commercial and retail

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-20 01:51:10