Grayson County commissioners will discuss special utility districts’ requests when they meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Grayson County Courthouse in Sherman.
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Fannin County commissioners will take up two matters dealing with defense for indigent people facing capital charges when the court meets at 9 a.m. Monday at the Fannin County Courthouse in Bonham.
BELLS – The Bells City Council will be delving into the city’s laws at their next meeting Tuesday night. Among the ordinances to be discussed are regulations regarding utility drainage easements, as well as a water and sewer ordinance.
With the election to reauthorize the street sales tax slated for the next day, city staff highlighted recently completed and upcoming street projects to the Sherman City Council during its regular meeting Monday evening.
POTTSBORO — Pottsboro pedestrians will now have an easier time accessing areas of their city. A project about a year in the making has taken effect with sidewalks installed to allow for a safer walk for citizens.
Sherman voters like their streets maintained and are willing to continue paying for it. Proposition 1 was approved by nearly 90 percent of voters Tuesday as 1,741 city residents chose to continue the street sales tax, with just 198 opposing its renewal.
Sherman voters Tuesday picked their city representatives and supported the continuation of the street repair sales tax while Grayson County voters supported the state constitution amendments. City of Denison voters legalized the sale of mixed drinks and city of Collinsville voters opted to allow the sale of alcohol. Collinsville ISD voters also approved $8.5 million in bonds and levying of taxes by the Collinsville ISD.
Sherman voters picked local business owner Kevin Couch to fill the City Council’s at-large place 1 seat during Tuesday’s municipal election.
By a large majority, residents of Denison voted in favor Tuesday of an update to local liquor laws. The change allows for the sale of all alcoholic beverages. The local option will allow local businesses to sell mixed drinks and spirits without the need of private club laws.
COLLINSVILLE — Seeking bids and proposals for expanding Collinsville High School should be in the works soon after voters approved an $8.5 million bond proposal Tuesday. The proposal passed 54 percent (281 votes) to 46 percent (238 votes).