HARKER HEIGHTS — If there’s one thing that’s deeply ingrained in veterans, it’s helping each other.
Streets and the homeless shelter were the main concerns of Killeen residents when asked about their funding priorities as the city waits for a proposed budget.
In May 2018, the Killeen City Council was presented with a fiscal year 2019 preliminary budget status, included with projected numbers of the General Fund, a budget schedule and five-year forecast.
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The Killeen City Council unanimously approved Tuesday a first-of-its-kind agreement with Fort Hood to improve pavement markings on the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport’s shared runway — bringing around $517,000 per year in revenue to the city.
The city of Killeen took a significant step to address its ailing road network last week when the Killeen City Council reached a contentious decision to raise $1.6 million through a street maintenance fee.
The Killeen City Council will vote Tuesday on a first-of-its-kind agreement with Fort Hood to improve pavement markings on the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport’s shared runway — bringing around $517,000 per year in revenue to the city.
The city of Killeen will look to outsource the management of the city-owned Stonetree Golf Club as the facility operates around $318,000 per year in the red, according to Killeen City Council discussion Tuesday.
The Killeen City Council approved an ordinance creating a $1.6 million street maintenance fee that will seek to address the city’s ailing road infrastructure at its meeting Tuesday.
In a first-of-its-kind agreement with Fort Hood, Killeen’s regional airport is steps away from a public-private partnership to improve pavement markings on the facility’s shared runway — bringing around $517,000 per year in revenue to the city.
The city of Killeen has five finalists in the running to replace assistant City Manager Dennis Baldwin, who will retire in January after 35 years with the city.
A meeting Monday between two Killeen city council members and city staff could lead to changes in a proposed $1.6 million street maintenance fee ordinance that faces a formal vote Tuesday.
The Killeen City Council voted to approve a more than $440,000 contract with Waco-based Barsh Company to improve the street and walkways on a two-block span in downtown Killeen at its regular meeting Tuesday.
Nearly 120 people have applied for Killeen’s No. 2 city position, and semifinalists have been chosen, according to the city’s top official.
Waco-based Barsh Company has been pegged by the city of Killeen to perform a more than $440,000 streetscaping project to improve walkways on a two-block span in downtown Killeen.
Killeen City Council members are calling one of their peer’s Facebook comments concerning a controversial vote Tuesday on a street maintenance fee divisive and unnecessary.
Although a $1.6 million street maintenance fee received a boost from the Killeen City Council on Tuesday, there are still weeks of deliberation left — and opportunities for council members to strengthen or weaken the initiative.
The city of Killeen’s director of information technology has been placed on administrative leave pending the results of an outside audit of the department commissioned in July, according to an official.
As the Killeen City Council moved ahead on a controversial fee to address the city’s crumbling streets Tuesday, one of the initiative’s biggest detractors — Councilman Gregory Johnson — was conspicuously absent.
After years of abortive attempts to address the city’s ailing roads, the Killeen City Council moved Tuesday to draft a street maintenance fee that will bring in $1.6 million per year from residents and businesses.
The Killeen City Council took tentative steps toward a citywide insurance policy for sewer service line repairs by asking for more information at its workshop session Tuesday.
As motorists drive west from Belton into Killeen — just past the welcome sign — what should they see at the city’s easternmost entrance?
Area residents will have a chance to offer their input on the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport Master Plan — a 20-year development plan for the facility — during three public hearings next week.
The city of Killeen is soliciting bids for around 3,000 feet of water supply lines that will run on the south side of Chaparral Road and eventually connect to a new treatment plant on the shores of Stillhouse Hollow Lake.
The Killeen City Council on Tuesday approved a 216-unit apartment complex near the western frontage of Rosewood Drive that is part of a 103-acre “gateway project” that will largely pave over the grassy stretch of land south of Interstate 14.
A monthslong debate over the city’s responsibility for sewer service line repairs will come to a head Tuesday during the Killeen City Council’s workshop.
In many respects, the “Goodnight Ranch in Killeen” community Facebook page is like other neighborhood forums — discussions on local events, lost pets, tips for trick-or-treating.
There were more questions than answers Tuesday during a Killeen City Council discussion on adopting an ordinance that could free homeowners from costly repairs to sewer service lines in the public right-of-way.
Dennis Baldwin, Killeen’s assistant city manager and former police chief, will retire from his post in January after 35 years with the city, he told the Herald on Tuesday.
The Killeen City Council has rescheduled its regular meeting Tuesday as two city officials and four council members head to the annual Association of the U.S. Army Expo in Washington, D.C.
The Killeen City Council is prepared to appoint 15 applicants to a long-awaited advisory committee to study the implementation of impact fees to pay for infrastructure around new development.
Monday was launch day for The Hop’s new routes in west-central Killeen after a series of service cutbacks, including the elimination of Route 5, went into effect.
The Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 board of directors approved rate hikes for water and wastewater service at its monthly meeting Wednesday, potentially affecting residents in Killeen, Harker Heights and Nolanville.
The Killeen City Council unanimously approved renewed lease agreements with United Airlines and American Airlines at the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport during a workshop Tuesday.
Lee Huggins knew he was in trouble when a repair on the sewer service line connecting his Killeen rental property to the sewer main under the city street failed.
A six-figure legal dispute between the city of Killeen and a Killeen-based construction firm over pavement failures on Stagecoach and Trimmier roads is still in the discovery stage, according to court documents.
The city of Killeen’s 31-year relationship with its chamber of commerce will soon encounter its biggest hurdle as the nonprofit organization faces a future without public funding.
The Killeen City Council’s draft list of priorities for the 86th Texas Legislature in January has a significant item at the top of the pile: Tackling the state-mandated disabled veteran property tax exemption.