Editors' note: This story has been updated to correct a mistake. The fee for homeowners in the STEP is $1,800.
The city of Killeen released preliminary blueprints of an ambitious redesign of the Killeen City Council chambers at City Hall as part of its Tuesday workshop agenda posted online Friday.
On May 5, the city of Killeen will put up two City Charter amendments for voter approval that proponents argue would streamline the city’s ability to manage its annual budget.
In another heated night for the Killeen City Council, a May 5 election for two City Charter amendments was called by a narrow 4-3 margin after council members sparred over losing oversight of certain financial transfers.
The city of Killeen is looking for a company that will provide one-day-a-week trash pickup and — possibly — curbside recycling, according to bid documents posted online Monday.
The Killeen City Council will consider calling for a May 5 City Charter election Tuesday that will add two amendments clarifying financial transaction responsibility and capital improvement project budgeting.
The city of Killeen favors scrapping a proposed $30 million bond election on the May 5 ballot to help identify possible funding for two road projects in south Killeen, according to a Killeen City Council workshop agenda.
The effect on Killeen homeowners’ pockets from a proposed $30 million bond referendum is still unknown as city officials have not proposed a property tax figure to pay back the possible debt issue.
During the city of Killeen’s fiscal year 2018 budgeting process in May, one number jumped out: $27.6 million — the projected shortfall in the city’s operational fund by the year 2037.
A long-awaited discussion on a residential district bordering south Killeen was a dud at Tuesday’s Killeen City Council workshop as council members made clear it was not a priority as potential bond talks continue.
Nearly seven months after Killeen City Councilman Steve Harris requested an investigation into an agreement between the city and the developer of a 3,750-home special district coming to Killeen’s southern border, the item will go before the council Tuesday.
While 2017 was a year marked by buzzy headlines locally, 2018 could prove to be just as newsworthy. Informed by continuous coverage of the Killeen area’s most impactful stories, the Herald staff has compiled a list of what readers and residents can expect from the area’s biggest beats in the…
External auditors told Killeen administrators and council members the city should fix more than two dozen critical financial problems, but patterns reminiscent of past decision-making appear to be surfacing in the weeks after the audit results were announced. The audit showed that over the p…
Motions abounded at the Killeen City Council regular meeting Tuesday as council members sparred over a financial policy package that would lower the city’s emergency reserve funds.
The Killeen City Council went three for three Tuesday, approving a slew of state and private grant funds for traffic enforcement initiatives, pet adoptions and rifle-resistant body armor.
After an eight-month wait, the Killeen City Council will take bids on running the city’s solid waste department. But this time, private companies will compete with a department running leaner than ever.
The Killeen City Council will discuss its meeting protocol and duties during its workshop session Tuesday.
Killeen property owner pocketbooks will feel the pinch for years if two proposed bond packages from the city and Killeen school district are approved by voters in May.
An agreement by the Killeen City Council on Tuesday to lower its reserve fund range citywide could put the city in danger of not being able to pay its bills in the event of a natural disaster, City Manager Ron Olson said.
The city of Killeen could float a voter-approved bond as early as May 2018 as a companion to the Killeen Independent School District’s plan to issue up to $700 million in debt, according to City Council discussion Tuesday.
The Killeen City Council and city staff are working to institute a sweeping reform of Killeen’s municipal finance policy.
Life is about to get a lot easier for taxi and limo services in Killeen.
The Killeen City Council will discuss accepting a grant to outfit Killeen police officers with rifle-resistant body armor at its special workshop session today.
Debt cost savings, airport improvements and easing of the city’s regulation of for-hire transportation companies are on Tuesday’s Killeen City Council agenda.
The Killeen City Council reached a consensus at its workshop Tuesday to scale back city regulation on ground transportation companies to match recently approved state rules governing ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft.
The Killeen City Council will discuss easing regulations on city cab companies in light of a new state law governing ride-sharing companies at its workshop meeting today.
With the whirlwind of budget season over, the quiet work of planning for the future has settled over Killeen City Hall.
The Killeen City Council voted to approve an interlocal agreement with the city of Harker Heights to extend the Heritage Oaks Hike and Bike Trail across city lines at its regular meeting Tuesday.
Most of those who attended a public hearing about the Rosewood Drive extension project at City Hall on Thursday evening support Killeen’s plan.
The Killeen City Council discussed an interlocal agreement with the city of Harker Heights to expand the Heritage Oaks Hike and Bike Trail to Purser Park in Heights at its workshop Tuesday.