Bridgeport City Council reduces contract by almost $1 million

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council approved reductions to the town's street improvement plan Monday, reducing the overall cost of the contract with PaveCon by $749,000.

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City of Bridgeport pitches changes to alcohol regulations

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Racey Burden

City Manager Jesica McEachern visited the Bridgeport School Board Monday to discuss the city's alcohol zoning regulations.

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Bridgeport City Council again debates amortization

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council members revisited the topic of amortization provisions during a workshop at their meeting Monday.

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Bridgeport City Council discusses future of abandoned structures

Published Wednesday, October 12, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council held a planning meeting Monday to discuss substandard structures within city limits.

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Bridgeport City Council wades through water issues

Published Wednesday, September 28, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council discussed the town's water issues Monday night.

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Bridgeport City Council approves water and sewage rate increase

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council voted Monday to keep the city's tax rate the same as the previous year's, but decided to raise the water and sewage rates.

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Bridgeport City Council considers changing business hours

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council discussed amending the city's business hours in a workshop Monday night.

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Speed limit lowered on Halsell

Published Wednesday, August 24, 2016
By Racey Burden

Traffic will slow down on Halsell Street after Bridgeport City Council voted to lower the speed limit Monday.

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Bridgeport City Council sets public hearing

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council set a date for a public hearing on the city's proposed budget and tax rate for fiscal year 2016-2017.

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Bridgeport pays up for road work

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016
By Racey Burden

At their Monday meeting Bridgeport City Council approved paying $1,139,619 to PaveCon Public Works for construction completed during the months of May and June.

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Meeting Previews for the week of Saturday, July 23, 2016

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The board called a special meeting for 7 p.m. Monday, July 25 at the administration building, 2107 15th St.

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Residents express concern over Carpenter Street flooding

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016
By Racey Burden

Several Bridgeport residents with homes on Carpenter Street attended Monday's meeting to ask the council to fix the road's drainage problems.

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Bridgeport City Council appoints zoning board

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council approved the creation of a Zoning Board of Adjustment during its Monday meeting and appointed members to the board.

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Bridgeport facing $55 million loss in values

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Racey Burden

Like other cities across Wise, Bridgeport will receive considerably less tax revenue for fiscal year 2016-2017.

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New Bridgeport mayor, council member sworn in

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By Racey Burden

Two new officials were sworn into office in Bridgeport Tuesday.

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Bridgeport City Council renames road after local family

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Racey Burden

A local family will be honored in Bridgeport with a street named after them.

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Elections: City Council

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

There are contested council races in six of Wise County's cities in the May 7 election.

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Bridgeport joins effort to negotiate Oncor rates

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council voted Monday to join a group of 150 cities who have hired attorneys to serve as a steering committee to negotiate rates with Oncor Electric Delivery Co.

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Bridgeport Police Department seeks more cameras through grant

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council approved a grant application for the city's police department to purchase additional body-worn cameras Monday.

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Bridgeport City Council approves recycling program

Published Saturday, March 26, 2016
By Racey Burden

Bridgeport City Council approved adding recycling to the town's waste pick-up plan at its meeting last week.

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