Wichita Falls city councilors voted Tuesday to pass a controversial 2-cent property tax hike that will give city employees a 4% increase in their salary.
Everyone is invited to join Mayor Glenn Barham and City Staff for the Mayor's Citywide Town Hall Forum, Thursday, March 27th beginning at 7:pm at the MPEC, 1000 5th Street, in Room 10 of the Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall.
Multiple volunteers around Wichita falls were recognized by the mayor for their hard work and dedication to volunteering.
The first Wichita Falls Mayor's town hall forum of the new year is set for Tuesday, January 8th.
Mayor Glenn Barham and District Four Councilor Tim Ingle will be on hand for a town hall meeting.
The City of Wichita Falls attorney is reprimanded for his actions during a Downtown Wichita Falls event.
During their planning workshop today, Wichita Falls city councilors
found out nearly three thousand dogs and cats were euthanized from
February 1st through December of last year..
And, the health department wants to find a way to bring that number down.
Katie Crosbie joins us now with more.
Ann, Health Department Director Lou Franklin said throughout the state, many cities have ordinances encourage spaying and neutering.
Many charge fees for permits if you want to have pets that are not spayed or neutered.
Wichita Falls city councilors voted unanimously to settle the
wrongful death lawsuit filed by families of two girls killed in a car
crash involving a Wichita Falls police officer.
Katie Crosbie was at the city council meeting and joins us now with more.
Darrell, 500- thousand dollars is the maximum amount of money Texas law allows cities this size to pay in one settlement.
And as we told you last week, the district attorney's office is waiting on the final accident report from DPS before it can present the case to the Grand Jury.
Wichita Falls city officials say they want to make sure people know the
city and the police department have been cooperating in the
investigation into June's traffic fatality involving a city police
This as councilors are getting ready for Tuesday's vote on a possible half- a - million dollar settlement for the families of two teenage girls -- and an unborn child -- killed in June's car crash involving Officer Teddie Whitefield.
Mayor Glenn Barham says whenever the city or the P.D. is asked for information, they provide it as quickly as possible.
In August, Officer Whitefield was suspended from the police department indefinitely -- without pay.