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In an effort to bring city employees up to market average, Killeen City Manager Ron Olson proposed a citywide 2.6 percent salary raise as the Killeen City Council received its first fiscal 2019 budget presentation Tuesday.

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Killeen officials will postpone discussion on a controversial street maintenance fee on resident and commercial water bills after an engineering study slated for completion by mid-July has been delayed.

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Three directors from a neighboring municipal utility district’s board will no longer formally advise the Killeen City Council after ad hoc committees to which they were appointed were eliminated Tuesday.

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An extensive re-design of the Killeen City Council chambers at City Hall will be a step away from reality after the council discusses a $277,407 contract for the upgrades at its workshop Tuesday.

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Around 32,000 Killeen trash customers will see a new garbage pickup day after the city reorganized its route schedules for greater efficiency, according to city Director of Communications Hilary Shine.

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The Killeen City Council will discuss new bonds for utility ratepayers, according to a five-year capital improvement program plan up for consideration today.

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Two new bonds for Killeen utility ratepayers could be on the near horizon, according to a five-year capital improvement program plan the Killeen City Council will discuss Tuesday.

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Lost revenue from disabled veteran property tax exemptions were the topic of note at a rare joint session of the Killeen City Council and Killeen school district board of trustees Thursday.

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The Killeen Planning and Zoning Commission is moving forward with commercial platting on the frontage of Rosewood Drive as the city works to piece together a larger 103-acre “gateway project” near Interstate 14.

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The city of Killeen received four outside bids for an ambitious redesign of Killeen City Council chambers that will upgrade video and audio technology, and bring meetings and workshops into a single location.

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The Killeen City Council lacked information about potential savings when it decided April 24 not to pursue trash outsourcing due to “miscommunicated or omitted” facts, according to the parent company of a firm that sought to take over the service.

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The Killeen City Council brainstormed agenda items Tuesday for a rare joint session between the council and Killeen Independent School District board of trustees at a date and time to be decided.

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The push to outsource the city’s solid waste enterprise — nearly 2 years old — is slowly reaching its conclusion after the city presented its evaluation of four outside proposals for the service at a Killeen City Council meeting Tuesday.

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A $594,000 fire engine up for Killeen City Council approval Tuesday would replace an older engine at Fire Station No. 3, which covers a wide swath of east Killeen, according to Fire Chief Brian Brank.

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A shift to privatized solid waste services could save Killeen residents money on their monthly bills and possibly spell more trouble for the city’s operational fund, according to a briefing presented to the Killeen City Council Tuesday.

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A lack of public interest in serving on a city of Killeen advisory committee is responsible for a long delay in the implementation of builder impact fees approved in August 2016, according to the city’s top administrator.