An increase in water and sewer rates
is slated for discussion during Bullard City Council's
meeting Tuesday, set for 6 p.m. at 114 S. Phillips.
This particular item also addresses discussing
I&S rates or “a combination thereof,” according to a
During the meeting, council members also will
• Adoption of an ordinance authorizing and ordering
the issuance of City of Bullard, Texas,
Certificates of Obligation, Series 2014;
• Approval of a preliminary plat for Cherokee
Village, located adjacent to and east of South Doctor
M. Roper Pkwy;
• Approval of interlocal agreement with Smith
County for Boom Axe Services;
• Changing Order No. 1 to contract with Capps-
Capco Construction for Robert Walker Road Lift
Station in the amount of $9,850 for extension of 6"
sewer line to Dr. John Alexander's property;
• Approval of Pay Request No.3 from Capps-
Capco Construction for period June 1-June 30, 2014,
for Robert Walker Road Lift Station in the amount of
• Authorization of payment of Invoice 213831 to
Capco Engineering dated July 3, 2014, for $540 for
Mulilo Subdivision Review of drainage issues, letter;
• Authorization of payment of payment of Invoice
213832 to Capco Engineering dated July 3, 2014, for
$112.50 for Bullard Well Plant #7 review and revise
• Authorization of payment of Invoice 213833 to
Capco Engineering dated July 3, 2014, for $67.50 for
Panther crossing utility adjustments review of project
• Discuss and act upon authorizing payment of
lnvoice 213834 to Capco Engineering dated July 3,
2014, for $202.50 for Robert Walker Lift Station
inspection of site to check status of various items;
• Approval of various staff reports.
An increase in water and sewer rates
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