The special event will be held Sunday afternoon at 1pm at Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church before moving to Booker T. Washington Park. Leland passed away in 1989. Former Texas Tech Chancellor Kent Hance and Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis will be in attendance.
In the first day of work sessions for the upcoming budget, city staff presented the Lubbock City Council with a proposed one cent property tax rate increase for the FY 2019-2020 budget. The budget will be voted upon in August.