Agenda: Openings in EDC, city council and at city secretary

Image: City council agenda 09/27/2008 — Agenda for Italy city council called meeting concerning openings on the EDC, city council and at city secretary.

Saturday, Sept. 27 the city council of Italy will hold a called meeting. The agenda includes the appointment of two people to the city’s Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and the consideration of someone to fill the vacancy on the city council. Action to select a city secretary is also on the agenda. The meeting is at 8 a.m. in the council chambers of the Italy Municipal Building at 101 Main Street. All are welcome to attend.

Italy city council approves application for $350,000 Block Grant

Image: Grant application budget — Breakdown of total project costs for water improvement project. If CDBG grant is approved, City of Italy must match 10 percent of the $350,000 grant.

In a called meeting Monday night, the Italy City Council held a public hearing to discuss a Community Development Fund Grant for water system improvements. No citizens were present at the meeting. The council unanimously approved a resolution for the submission of an application for a Texas Community Development Block Grant to the Office of Rural Community Affairs.

Agenda: City council calls for meeting tonight

Image: City council agenda 09/22/2008 — The council for the City of Italy has called a meeting to hold a public hearing concerning a Community Development Fund Grant for water system improvements.

The EDC regularly scheduled meeting has been cancelled, but Italy’s city council has scheduled a called meeting for tonight. A public hearing will be held to discuss a Community Development Fund Grant for water system improvements. The council will then decide whether or not to submit a CDFG application for the improvements introduced in the hearing. The meeting is at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers of the Italy Municipal Building, located at 101 Main Street. All are welcome to attend.

Italy city council approves grant submission

Image: EDC 2008-2009 budget — The proposed Economic Development Corporation (EDC) budget for 2008-2009 fiscal year. The EDC budget was approved by the Italy city council in their called meeting Tuesday, September 16, 2008.

In a called meeting Tuesday night, the Italy City Council approved an upcoming project to be submitted by Grant Works for public improvements in the city. “We have come up with possible water routing,” stated Don Chambers. Jesse Whitten of the Brannon Corporation and Chris Metz, Interim Public Works Administrator, presented possible projects the grant funding could be used for.  [%{color:green; font-weight:bold}1 comment%]

Agenda: EDC and CDBG are the topics for called council meeting

Tuesday, September 16, Italy’s city council will hold a called meeting. Economic Development Council (EDC) concerns and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project funding are the topics on the agenda. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers of the Italy Municipal Building, 101 W. Main Street. All are welcome to attend.

Italy City Council adopts tax rate for 2008/2009

The Italy City Council adopted a tax rate of .936728 per hundred-dollar valuation for the 2008/2009 tax year at its monthly meeting held Monday, Sept. 8. The $2 million-plus budget breaks down to $1,247,700 for water and wastewater and $1,163,983 for the general operating fund.

Agenda: Council to consider resignation and budget issues

Tuesday, September 2, Italy’s city council will consider council member Jimmy Hyles’ resignation. They will also examine the Property Tax (Ad Valorem) rate for 2008, Phases 3 and 4 of sewer improvements and city employee health insurance coverage. The council will continue work on 2008-2009 budgets for the City of Italy. Meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers of the Italy Municipal Building, 101 W. Main Street. All are welcome to attend.