Due to a large water line break, and the lack of water pressure, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has required our water system (City of Italy PWS ID # 0700028) to notify customers of the need to boil their water prior to consumption.
The Italy City Council named Brad Chambers public works director at the council’s regular meeting Monday evening.
Garbage Details: The City of Italy has arranged with DCI Sanitation, LLC to provide small Recycle bins and large Garbage cans along with continuing DCI’s regular trash removal service.
The Italy City Council will have a meeting on Monday, June 8. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers at City Hall beginning at 6:30. Agenda items include Certification of Election and election of Mayor Pro Tem.
The boil order that was put into effect in Italy yesterday has now been cancelled. It is no longer necessary to boil the water as the testing results on the water show no harmful bacteria or other microbes.
Due to the water main break that we suffered last night, a boil order has been put into effect in parts of Italy. The streets that are effected are: Cheri, Rhonda, Chad, Hyles, N. Couch (by the cemetery), and Dallas St. If you are in these areas take precautions to clean your water before consuming it.
Yesterday, around 3:00 PM the city of Italy had three water leaks spring up in town. They were located on North Ward street, behind the parts store and the one they are still working on is by the cemetery.
In a called city council meeting Monday night, Mayor Frank Jackson and DCI Sanitation owner, Dave Ingram, presented $500 scholarships to Rebecca Demoss and Trevor Davis, Italy High School graduating seniors. Applicants were required to write an essay entitled “Going Green”.
The Italy City Council approved a bid from Lindsey Contractors of Waco to pave Park Street and the western portion of Poplar Street at its monthly meeting Monday evening.
Building Permits, Inspection Fees and a Substandard Building Ordinance are some of the items on the agenda for the Italy City Council’s next meeting. The scheduled meeting will be held on Monday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m. Other agenda items include:
The Park Board Committee met Tuesday evening April 7th, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Italy City Hall. Members present were: Stephanie Wilson, Susan Harris, Bruce Utley, Jason Escamilla and Janet Campbell.
Terri Murdock loves her job as city administrator for the City of Italy, “I love the city, I love the old downtown area, there are some beautiful old houses here. All of the people that I have met have been extremely nice, warm and welcoming and that is great, really great.”
The Italy City Council approved the repaving of Park Street at a work session held Monday evening. The council approved the refurbishing of the south end of Poplar Street at its regular meeting held in February. They group tabled repairs to Park Street and White Street until the work session.
At their last meeting, the Italy City Council scheduled a work session for Monday, February 16, 2009. The work session will begin at 6:30 and be held in the council chambers at City Hall.
The Italy City Council heard good news Monday night at its monthly meeting. Don Chambers, fire chief, said the Insurance Service Office has reclassified the City of Italy from a Class 7 to a Class 5.
In response to an August inspection conducted by the I.S.O. (Insurance Service Office, Inc.), the City of Italy has managed to lower it’s insurance classification down to a 5 thanks to area renovations. Property owners may be eligible for lower insurance rates.
It has always been told that Santa Claus rides into town on a sleigh. Well, I am here to tell you that is not his only mode of transportation. I have pictures to prove it!
Family and friends gathered at the Uptown Cafe as the ESD #3, Italy Fire Chief, Don Chambers and Captain Jackie Cate honored the local firemen at an appreciation dinner Monday night. Each volunteer was given an award for years of service.
Saturday, October 11 at Xpress Electronics, there will be an opportunity for you to join the Chamber of Commerce.