The Lubbock City Council will meet Tuesday evening, and will consider two annexation items, transferring City land for a performing arts center, and will hear a presentation regarding oil and gas fracturing within the City limits.
On Friday's edition of Lubbock's First News, District 6 councilwoman Latrelle Joy talked with Tom Collins and Laura Mac about the latest coming out of city council.
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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.
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The ordinance would ban the sale, public display, possession, or use of the drugs.;
“If this was an easy problem to resolve, it would have been resolved years ago by the federal government and the state government,” said Medina.
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The funding, originally appropriated in bonds for the North University Gateway Project in 2004, was later moved to the 34th Street project. Council also approved increasing the sales tax projection to create three new positions at City Hall.
The upcoming City of Lubbock budget, which will begin on October 1st, includes a three-percent across the board pay increase for City employees, coming out to around $3.8 million dollars.