Staff Reports
NTMWD elects board officers for 2022-23

NTMWD elects board officers for 2022-23

The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) Board of Directors elected its 2022-23 officers during the May 26, regular meeting. Jack May of Garland was voted to serve as president. Richard Peasley of Frisco was voted vice president and George Crump of...

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Three dead after incident on Lake Lavon

Three dead after incident on Lake Lavon

Collin County deputies responded to a distress call Saturday, June 18, after a boat overturned on Lake Lavon near Brockdale Park.  A strong storm crossed over the lake around 8:45 p.m. Saturday night, which caused the boat with four people to capsize, according...

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WISD to adopt budget next week

WISD to adopt budget next week

The Wylie ISD Board of Trustees will convene next week to approve a budget totaling $231 million. A public hearing on the WISD budget for fiscal year 2022-23 will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday, June 20, at the Education Service Center. The budget for the 2021-22...

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Council approves planned development

Council approves planned development

Murphy City Council held a public hearing concerning a zoning change for acreage located south of City Hall at the Tuesday, June 8, regular meeting. The 7.5-acre lot has been discussed at four separate Planning and Zoning Commission meetings since January and is...

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Abbott requests special committees

Abbott requests special committees

Gov. Greg Abbott sent a joint letter today to Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Speaker Dade Phelan requesting the Texas Legislative leaders convene special committees following the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde that left 19 children and two teachers dead. The...

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Election Day is today

Election Day is today

Voters are heading to the polls for another time to influence the candidates that will appear on the November ballot. Election Day is Tuesday, May 24, and voters will cast their ballots in the runoff election. Polls opened at 7 a.m. and will close at 7 p.m. Texas is...

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Residents oppose construction plat

Residents oppose construction plat

Several Murphy residents raised concerns about a construction plat during the Tuesday, May 17, regular city council meeting. The plat is for 37 residential lots located on the southwest corner of FM 544 and South Maxwell Creek Road. According to City Planner Laura...

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Early voting begins today

Early voting begins today

Early voting for the Democrat and Republican primary runoff elections begins today and runs through Friday, May 20. Election Day is Tuesday, May 24. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. during early voting and on Election Day. Texas is an open primary state,...

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