The annual retreat basically sets the strategic agenda for the coming year for the city. Much of what we do is operational in nature, budgets, large purchases, contracts. The retreat brings into focus the meatier, long-term goals for the city, which is contentious at times. This year was no different. There was excellent discussion, incredible [...]
Lots of catch up this week, the retreat was the 7th-9th and will get its own post over the weekend. Capital Improvement The Timber Creek Lift station is a major piece of our waste water treatment system and will help the city deal with growth on the East side for many years to come. Due [...]
If you’ve not read up on this here is a list of links regarding the proposed expansion of the Camelot landfill from the Lewisville Texan. The TL;DR version: Lewisville makes no revenues from this landfill (I’ve had several folks think we do), Farmer’s Branch doesn’t have curbside recycling and wants to expand without even trying [...]
Council wrapped up our review of the annual retreat agenda including next steps on water conservation and a smoking ordinance. I’ll be covering each of these items in their own articles over the coming weeks. Economic Development On the economic development front, the owners of the Majestic Airport Center on Edmonds and 121 will be adding [...]
I test drove the new portal on the city website. It’s very useful.