Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


April 8, 2014

City council to meet tonight

JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville City Council will meet at 6 p.m. tonight for its regular meeting to discuss several agenda items, including recommendations for the Jacksonville Economic Development Corporation.

Also on the agenda is a quit-claim deed concerning a piece of property purchased by Jacksonville ISD. There was a conflict in the property's description, according to the agenda. The deed will correct the error.

An executive session will be held at 5 p.m. to consider deliberations about real property.

Other items on the regular meeting agenda include:

– A public hearing for a zone change at Mission Village of Jacksonville;

– Consider a leaseholder's request to purchase additional footage on an adjacent lot in South Shore subdivision;

– Consider adoption of Ordinance No. 1470 to abandon a portion of a city alleyway;

– Consider approval to have streets blocked for the annual Tomato Fest in June;

– Consider approval of an annual lease agreement between the YMCA and the city;

– Consider a request for the Jacksonville Fire Department to apply for a grant;

– Consider approval for disposal of surplus equipment;

– Consider an appointment to the Access Board; and

– Consider a date to canvass the election.

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