Fifth Bryan City Council Report On Castle Heights Neighborhood Projects In 18 Months

For the fifth time in 18 months, Bryan city staff has reported to the city council on what’s being done in the Castle Heights neighborhood east of the freeway and…

Bryan Planning & Zoning Commission To Pursue A Second Attempt At A Downtown Area Historical District

The Bryan planning and zoning commission (P&Z) has the green light from the city council to continue working on another attempt to establish a historical district in and around the…

Bryan Council Approves The City’s 48th Neighborhood Conservation District

With no discussion, the Bryan city council approves increased zoning protections for another residential neighborhood. The minimum 58 percent of 133 homeowners living in the neighborhood bordered by Barak, Oak…

Bryan Council Gives Land To Build Houses

With no discussion, the Bryan city council has unanimously given land to a private developer to build homes. Early last year, the city accepted the donation of almost nine acres…

As oil and gas exports surge, West Texas becomes the world’s “extraction colony”

Vehicles pass oil pumpjacks at sunrise in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. Jerod Foster for The Texas Tribune MIDLAND — Drilling booms have come and gone in this…

UPDATE: College Station Council Awards Construction Contract For New Police Headquarters

Update: Here is an update to our story about the College Station city council awarding a construction contract for the city’s new police department headquarters building. The project manager tells…

Bryan Council & Planning And Zoning Commission Discuss New Restrictions On Mobile Homes

A joint meeting of the Bryan city council and planning and zoning commission (P&Z) included a discussion about changing regulations on mobile and other manufactured homes. P&Z member Leo Gonzalez,…

Changes Coming Parking Regulations In College Station Residential Neighborhoods

Changes are coming in College Station regulations regarding parking in residential neighborhoods. Community services director Debbie Eller told the city council most of 310 complaints received in the code enforcement…

San Antonio City Council to vote October 18th, 2018 Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – SAN ANTONIO- Today, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush released the following statement after announcing the lease language…

College Station City Council Announces Four City Manager Finalists

From the city of College Station: Through a six-month nationwide search facilitated by Affion Public, the College Station City Council recently selected these finalists from more than 100 total applications.…

College Station Council Takes First Step To Reduce Number Of Abandoned Shopping Carts

The College Station city council is giving store operators a chance to retrieve abandoned shopping carts without paying registration fees and fines. The council at its last meeting agreed to…

Bryan Council Approves Consultant’s Contract To Develop Midtown Area Plan

The Bryan city council at its last meeting approved a consultant’s contract to continue future development of the area south of the former city golf course. Planning administrator Martin Zimmerman…

A College Station YMCA Is Not Coming Anytime Soon

For five years, local leaders have been working on bringing a YMCA to the twin cities. The College Station city council was told at its last meeting that the Houston…

College Station City Council Approves Towing In No Parking Zones

Vehicles in College Station that are unlawfully parked or are violating any city code can be towed at the expense of the owner or the operator. That was unanimously approved…

Bryan City Council Agrees To Consider Requests From Castle Heights Neighborhood For The Second Time This Year

For the second time this year, the Bryan city council will consider requests for flood control and other improvements in a neighborhood east of the freeway and south of Highway…

Anti-nuclear waste tour kicks off in Houston

Modular concrete canisters containing nuclear waste are shown at the bottom of a storage pit near Andrews, Texas. David Bowser Several Texas organizations gathered in Houston on Tuesday to kick…

As taxing entities debate whether to cut, maintain or raise property tax rates… By Cynthia Thomas Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Texas has one of the highest effective real…

Bryan Joins College Station Council In Delaying Action On Changing Biocorridor Priorities

The Bryan city council has joined the College Station city council in delaying action on a proposal to change priorities in the jointly controlled biocorridor. The Bryan council will revisit…

UPDATE: Bryan Joins College Station Council In Delaying Action On Changing Biocorridor Priorities

Update: The Bryan city council has joined the College Station city council in delaying action on a proposal to change priorities in the jointly controlled biocorridor. The Bryan council will…

Driverless Vehicles Coming To Downtown Bryan

Driverless vehicles are coming to downtown Bryan. The Bryan city council Tuesday night approved agreements to allow battery operated shuttles to drive a loop bordered by 26th, Regent, 28th, and…