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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Jaster named Interim City Manager

The City of Texarkana, Texas is pleased to announce the appointment of Shirley Jaster as Interim City Manager. The City Council confirmed Jaster’s appointment on Friday, August 4th, 2017 after former City Manager John Whitson announced his retir...

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

City Council to Hold Special Meeting on August 4, 2017

The Texarkana, Texas, City Council will hold a special meeting on Friday, August 4, 2017, beginning at 5:30 p.m., to consider taking action on two items.

The first item will be to amend John Whitson’s employment contract and setting an end date t...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Spring Lake Park project requires relocation of fowl

The City of Texarkana, Texas has partnered with a local contractor, Little’s Critter, to relocate approximately 30 ducks and geese from Spring Lake Park that are considered and or identified as domesticated.

Originally, Texas Parks and Wildlife i...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

City Receives Second Report on Hotel Grim from Council of Development Finance Agencies

The City of Texarkana, Texas has received a second report from the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) team focused on redevelopment options for the Hotel Grim property. The second report, which builds on recommendations made in 2015, includes ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Notice of Filing Deadline - Place on November General Election Ballot

The City’s General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Council seats open for the November election are Wards 2, 3, and 5. For more information, see the Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot.

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Spring Lake Park pond dredging scheduled for July

Beginning in July 2017, the City of Texarkana, Texas will work in conjunction with Tatum Excavating Company (TEC) to dredge the Spring Lake Park Pond. The project is part of the City’s current Capital Improvement Plan and is estimated to cost ap...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Hotel Grim Lofts Project Expands

The development team for the Hotel Grim Lofts announced plans to purchase additional properties for redevelopment in downtown Texarkana. The new properties will add additional market rate apartment units and office space. The plan includes purchasing prop...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

City of Texarkana, Texas Pledges Support for Military Caregivers as Hidden Heroes City

The City of Texarkana, Texas has pledged its support to the military and veteran caregivers in its community by becoming a Hidden Heroes City. The Hidden Heroes Cities Program is part of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation’s Hidden Heroes Campaign launched last...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

City begins demolition of Kress Building

Demolition of the Kress Building began on Monday, May 15, 2017 and will last for approximately four months. The Texarkana, Texas City Council approved demolition in 2016, deeming it necessary to demolish the building due to health and safety concerns.

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