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Council to plan street improvements

By Messenger Staff | Published Saturday, September 14, 2013

After issuing bonds to fund the project, Bridgeport is ready to begin extensive sidewalk and street improvements.

At its meeting Tuesday, the city council will swear in newly-appointed member A.Z. Smith and discuss with city staff the Street Improvement Plan and the expenditure of bond funds.

The council will also consider a change order increasing by $3,400 the total amount for the construction of a perimeter fence around Northwest OHV Park.

Other business:

  • naming a new authorized representative for the Texas Local Government Investment Pool in light of former financial services director Amy Standard’s resignation;
  • approving a one-year extension to a contract with DFW Communications for public safety radio equipment;
  • extending for one year the city’s contract with Blackboard Connect for a mass citizen notification system;
  • offering a one-year contract to Wise County to use Bridgeport Public Library as a county library; and
  • considering the use of $5,000 in hotel occupancy tax funds for a concert Oct. 19 benefiting the city’s volunteer fire department.
  • The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 900 Thompson St.

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