The streets near the Omni Building were closed last year due to large marble tiles and other pieces falling off of the building, which has sat vacant for some time. The Council also discussed changing meeting times to earlier in the afternoon.
On Thursday evening, the Lubbock City Council chose to hold off on reopening 14th Street and Avenue K near the Omni building, appointed a new city attorney, and declined to create a new task force.
Three City employees now have an increased salary, a board will look into alternative and renewable energy sources, and a settlement for the family of a motorcyclist killed last year were approved by the Lubbock City Council.
Dumbauld was fired by the City following Amarillo attorney Tom Riney’s report to the Council on July 15th of this year.
This means that the owners of a $100,000 home will pay $12.30 more in property taxes to the City of Lubbock over last year.
A local blogger has stirred some controversy regarding five Lubbock City Council members attending a Texas Tech football game in the box of Chancellor Kent Hance.
Joy said “I look forward to meeting with District 6 constituents to discuss topics of interest, hear their concerns, and answer any questions they may have regarding City of Lubbock operations.
Overall, 15 people addressed the Council about LP&L’s rates.
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