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The Killeen City Council reached a consensus to draft a new ground transportation and taxi ordinance stripping away many city regulations on permitting, fees and possibly inspections at its workshop Tuesday.

The ongoing saga over the move of Killeen City Hall to a complex in downtown Killeen took a sharp left turn Tuesday when City Manager Ron Olson announced the City Council would be staying put in its aging home on College Street.

After meeting in closed session twice Tuesday to discuss the audit into Killeen's city finances, council members announced a delay of at least two weeks in seeing results in seven key areas of an investigation into the city’s finances.

Killeen City Councilman Steve Harris requested discussion of a 2013 agreement authorizing the creation of the Turnbo Ranch subdivision Wednesday, asking for an investigation of possible “secret collusion” in negotiations between city officials and Killeen developer Bruce Whitis’ WB Development.

The Killeen City Council discussed authorizing an outside review of sales tax revenues at its workshop Tuesday, potentially identifying funds that have not been gathered over previous fiscal years.

Only three months into his administration, Killeen City Manager Ron Olson is proving his commitment to running the city in a way vastly different than his predecessors. In his first 100 days — a milestone he reached this past week — Olson has set an ambitious course to streamline an oft-rudd…

The Killeen City Council engaged in a lively debate on good parenting practices prior to the first of two public hearings to renew the city’s juvenile curfew ordinance at its regular meeting Tuesday.

Killeen City Manager Ron Olson got a head start on the 2018 budget with an expansive overview of the city’s financial status and preliminary revenue projections provided the Killeen City Council at its workshop Tuesday.

Killeen City Manager Ron Olson will bring the public up to date on the 2018 budget process when he gives his first status update during the Killeen City Council’s workshop meeting at 5 p.m. today.

A Killeen councilman who has argued against the audit he is supposed to facilitate as subcommittee chairman omitted key facts in public statements he made before voting against the investigation into possible misuse of city funds.

The appointment of a trio of directors from a Bruce Whitis project onto three Killeen City Council committees Tuesday reveals a continued effort to place the residential developer’s handpicked selections into positions of influence within the city government.

Campaign finance disclosure forms submitted to the Killeen city government showed that Shirley Fleming, the incumbent city councilwoman for District 1 running for re-election on May 6, took in the highest amount of donations, and District 2 candidate Debbie Nash-King has the support of the K…

Last Sunday, the Killeen Fire Department was short staffed to start the day. Eight people were out due to vacation, and another four were off on their “Kelly” day, which is used to avoid incurring overtime pay. One firefighter had gone to training, and another was out on military leave. Two …

A budget amendment to pay for the coming management audit and risk-based analysis of Killeen finances unanimously passed Tuesday, but not without questions and pushback primarily from two council members who had voted against it.

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