Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


April 8, 2014

Several area city entities to meet today

TROUP — Troup P&Z

TROUP – Members of the City of Troup's Planning and Zoning Commission will meet in a special session, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Troup ISD Administration Building at 201 N. Carolina.

They will discuss and consider changing the Residential Zoning at 105 S Beulah, legal description Block 4, Lots 45 through 50 of the Edwards Place Unit, to a Two Family Residential (Duplex) District.

Members also will discuss updating the city's current zoning ordinance, taking action as desired, as well as approve minutes of a Feb. 18 meeting.


Troup City

TROUP – Local city council members will convene 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the TISD Administration Building, 201 N. Carolina, to consider a resolution authorizing a submitted request to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for participation in a Home Preservation Program, and authorizing Mayor John Whitsell to act as the authorized representative on behalf of the city.

Among other business, council members will discuss and take possible action on a recommendation by the local planning and zoning commission to change the zoning at 105 S. Beulah from residential to a two-family residential (duplex) district; and consider appointment of members to the Troup Board of Adjustments and conduct the annual meeting said board.

They also will discuss government Code LGC 253.009, the lease of municipal property, during an executive session, then consider action on this item.


Bullard City

BULLARD – A public hearing conducted 6 p.m Tuesday by the local city council addresses the amendment of a Planning and Zoning chapter on flooding and damage preventions to comply with state codes designed to minimize flood losses.

City council members will discuss and act upon the issue following the hearing, according to a meeting agenda.

During Tuesday's meeting, the council also will discuss and consider action on:

• A resolution approving loans by the Crawford Education Facilities Corporation and the City of Tatum, Texas, Higher Education Facilities Corporation for the benefit of The Brook Hill School, Inc, in a maximum total amount of $11,500. The debt is not one impacting the municipality, nor are public funds involved, the agenda stated.

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