City buys building for community center

The City of Italy and the Italy Economic Development Corporation closed Friday on the purchase of the former Wayne Boze Memorial Chapel located at 161 W. Main, according to Teri Murdock, city secretary/administrator. The facility, renamed the Boze Community Center, will soon be in service as a community center for local residents.

Agenda: Italy EDC Emergency Meeting, July 13, 2011

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There will be an emergency meeting of the Italy Economic Development Corporation on Wednesday, July 13 at 5:00pm.  The meeting will be held in the council chambers at 105 West Main Street in downtown Italy.  The agenda states that the demolition project of the Community Center at 100 and 108 Main Street constitutes an unforeseen threat to public safety that requires immediate action.

Demolition of Italy Community Center marks end of an era

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Italy, Texas – 06/10/11: Whether you know it as the American Legion Hall, or the Cargill-Gallman Community Center and Museum, or the Italy Community Center, one of the central focal points of downtown Italy has overseen its last parade, hosted its last community event and will be casting its final shadows as demolition of the structure began early this morning.

City of Italy: Notice to Bidders

The City of Italy, Texas will receive sealed proposals for a demolition project. Demolition contractors must attend a mandatory pre-bid conference on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 2:00 pm at the job site, 100 & 108 E. Main, Italy, Texas. Plans and Specifications may be obtained from the Project Consultant at the pre-bid conference for a non refundable fee of $50.00 payable to Gary Burton Engineering, Inc. (F-2812). Prospective bidders must notify Ms. Mary Andrews (903-534-5001) of their intention to attend the pre-bid conference, to be assured of receiving a copy of the Plans and Specifications.

Agenda: Italy EDC Meeting, March 28, 2011

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Monday, March 28, 2011, the Italy EDC will have their monthly meeting at 7:00pm in the Council Chambers of the Italy Municipal Building at 105 Main Street, Italy. The agenda slates items pertaining to a report from Grant Administrator Darryl Ratcliff and a proposed schedule of events for the demolition of the Italy Community Center property.

Agenda: Italy EDC Meeting, February 28, 2011

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Today, February 28, 2011, the Italy EDC will have their monthly meeting at 7:00pm in the Council Chambers of the Italy Municipal Building at 105 Main Street, Italy. Agenda items include discussion and action consideration of a proposal by grant administrator and discussion and action consideration of letter writing campaign in support of Italy Post Office.

Agenda: Italy EDC Public Hearing and Meeting, June 28, 2010

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There will be a public hearing and regular meeting of the Italy Economic Development Corporation on Monday, June 28 at 7:00pm. The meeting will be held in the council chambers of the Italy Municipal Building, 105 Main Street. The agenda items have primary focus on a proposed property purchase in the downtown area of Italy and items pertaining to a Community Center.

Agenda: Italy EDC Meeting, June 18, 2010

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There will be a regular meeting of the Italy Economic Development Corporation on Friday, June 18 at 6:00pm. The meeting will be held in the council chambers of the Italy Municipal Building, 105 Main Street. The agenda slates that the meeting will immediately go into executive session for discussion and consideration of necessary action(s) regarding Real Property. (Texas Government Code, Section 551.072.)

Agenda: Italy EDC Meeting, May 24, 2010

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There will be a regular meeting of the Italy Economic Development Corporation on Monday, May 24 at 7:00pm. The meeting will be held in the council chambers of the Italy Municipal Building, 105 Main Street. The agenda slates three items for the regular session of the meeting and one item for discussion during a closed session.

Agenda: Italy EDC Meeting , May 3, 2010

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There will be a regular meeting of the Italy Economic Development Corporation on Monday, May 3 at 7:00pm. The meeting will be held in the council chambers of the Italy Municipal Building, 105 Main Street. The lone agenda item is stated as discussion and consideration of necessary action(s) regarding Real Property. (Texas Government Code, Section 551.072.) This item is noted as a closed session item.

Agenda: Italy EDC Meeting , February 22, 2010

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There will be a regular meeting of the Italy Economic Development Corporation on Monday, February 22 at 7:00pm. The meeting will be held in the council chambers of the Italy Municipal Building, 105 Main Street. Slated on the agenda is a report that will be presented by board member Joyce Hobbs regarding a TEDC Seminar that she attended.

Agenda: Italy EDC Meeting , January 25, 2010

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There will be a regular meeting of the Italy Economic Development Corporation on Monday, January 25th at 7:00pm. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers of the Italy Municipal Building, 105 Main Street. Agenda items include several presentations by David Miracle of Miracle Consulting. May Frank Jackson is also slated to address the board.

Agenda: Italy EDC Meeting , December 15, 2009

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There will be a regular meeting of the Italy Economic Development Corporation on Tuesday, December 15th at 7:00pm. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers of the Italy Municipal Building, 105 Main Street. Agenda items include a possible early payoff of the Fire Truck and a presentation of the Baseline Analysis by EDC consultant David Miracle.