Done deal: City OKs pact for large development

Published Saturday, November 3, 2018
By Richard Greene

Moments after Boyd City Council gave its consent Monday for Mayor Rodney Holmes to sign the development agreement for Spring Hill South, its developer Bob Shelton made a few remarks followed by a simple request.

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City of Boyd to sign off on pact; Development could double Boyd’s population

Published Saturday, October 26, 2018
By Richard Greene

Monday night could usher in a new era in Boyd.

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Language tweaked in development agreement

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Richard Greene

The Boyd City Council agreed to terms for the planned improvement district (PID) and the tax increment reinvestment zone (TIRZ) with developer Bob Shelton for the Spring Hill South addition, but did not approve the pre-development agreement Tuesday.

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Development pact to return to Boyd council

Published Saturday, October 13, 2018
By Richard Greene

The city of Boyd and developer Bob Shelton could come to terms on the pre-development agreement for Spring Hill South Tuesday night.

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City of Boyd, developer near pact

Published Saturday, September 22, 2018
By Richard Greene

City of Boyd officials and the developer of the proposed Spring Hill South Addition expect to sign off on the pre-annexation development agreement next month.

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Boyd City Council grants extension; City awaits formal request from member

Published Saturday, September 8, 2018
By Richard Greene

Boyd City Council members tabled action on the leave of absence from fellow councilman Vince Estel to wait for a formal request.

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City of Boyd joins water study planning

Published Saturday, August 25, 2018
By Richard Greene

Boyd became the fourth city in the southern portion of Wise County to agree to continue researching the feasibility of acquiring water from the city of Fort Worth Tuesday night.

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City of Boyd eyes tax increase for projects

Published Saturday, August 25, 2018
By Richard Greene

After delivering a 6-cent cut last year, the city of Boyd is looking to increase the tax rate by 4 cents this year to tackle several priorities, including police protection, streets and water projects.

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Under discussion: Boyd City Council considers rules for roadside vendors

Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018
By Richard Greene

The city of Boyd is looking to draft rules to regulate roadside vendors.

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Boyd city council appoints MDD members

Published Wednesday, June 27, 2018
By Richard Greene

The Boyd city council welcomed the initial five members to the city's new municipal development district (MDD) board of directors June 19.

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Boyd City Council to interview MDD applicants

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Richard Greene

A month after voters approved the creation of the municipal development district (MDD), Boyd officials are wasting no time getting it established.

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City of Boyd approves odor ordinance

Published Saturday, June 9, 2018
By Racey Burden

Boyd residents fuming over noxious odors from their neighbors have some recourse under an ordinance passed by the city council Tuesday.

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Taylor adds new role

Published Saturday, May 19, 2018
By Richard Greene

Boyd Police Chief Dwayne Taylor is getting a new title and several new responsibilities.

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Boyd City Council OKs water rate hike

Published Saturday, May 5, 2018
By Richard Greene

Boyd residents will see a water rate increase this summer.

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Boyd City Council preps for second hearing on rate hikes

Published Saturday, April 28, 2018
By Richard Greene

The Boyd City Council will hold a second hearing Tuesday on proposed water and sewer rate increases.

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Boyd City Council eyes water rate hike

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Richard Greene

The city of Boyd could soon implement increased water and sewer rates.

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Boyd City Council takes on special projects

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

In a growing community, Boyd Mayor Rodney Holmes sees the demands placed on the city staff to meet the needs of residents.

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Meeting Previews for the Week of Saturday, April 14, 2018

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Wise County commissioners Monday will again discuss options for glass recycling at the Decatur dump site.

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Boyd ISD OKs SRO contract

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Richard Greene

Boyd schools will have an officer patrolling campuses next school year.

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City of Boyd, developer near terms

Published Saturday, April 7, 2018
By Richard Greene

The city of Boyd and a developer could be close to an agreement that could bring a 580- to 590-home development into the city.

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