Some citizens spoke against the annexation, saying that they would prefer more attention being paid by the City to infrastructure in other areas of the city before expanding.
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For a home valued at $100,000, the proposed tax rate would cause an increase of about $12.30 on the homeowner’s annual property taxes.
TxDOT crews continue to work on the $5.4 million project to extend Slide Road to US 84.
There will be no trash collection on Thursday, and the regularly scheduled collection will be moved to Wednesday.
Work to make temporary repairs to the intersection is underway, and is expected to take several hours to complete.
The petition for annexation was made by Ford Development, the owners of the land, for approximately 76 acres of land half a mile south of Farm-to-Market Road 1585 just east of Quaker Avenue.
The convention is held every two years to decide the group’s goals and objectives, and to elect officers of the TSAFF for the next two years.
The new sanitary sewer is being installed ahead of roadway paving as part of the Milwaukee Avenue and 98th Street Paving Improvement Project.
The City will offer 200 certificates for a spay/neuter, and will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis beginning on Monday, June 17th.