Bridgeport City Council sets tax rate, works on library flooding

Published Saturday, September 20, 2014
By Jake Harris

Bridgeport has a tax rate for fiscal year 2014-2015.

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Council Previews for Saturday, September 13, 2014

Published Saturday, September 13, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport City Council will adopt its 2014-2015 tax rate of $0.5875 per $100 valuation at its meeting Tuesday, 7 p.m. Sept. 16 at 900 Thompson Street.

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Bridgeport runway closure raises concern

Published Saturday, September 6, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport City Council approved a participation agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Tuesday night for the construction phase of an Airport Improvement Project at Bridgeport Municipal Airport.

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Bridgeport City Council to talk trash at meeting

Published Saturday, August 30, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport City Council will consider approving an amendment to its waste collection agreement with Progressive Waste Solutions in its meeting Tuesday night.

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Bridgeport City Council to take action on food trucks Tuesday

Published Saturday, August 16, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport City Council will consider adopting an ordinance in its meeting Tuesday that would amend the city code to make it easier to operate food trucks within the city limits.

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Bridgeport city council talks food truck, sign ordinances

Published Saturday, August 9, 2014
By Jake Harris

In its meeting Tuesday night, the Bridgeport City Council focused on setting precedents for what business owners can and can't do on public and private property.

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Bridgeport City Council to discuss tax rate Tuesday

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport City Council is expected to consider voting on a tax rate for the 2014 fiscal year at its meeting on Tuesday.

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Evans moves from Bridgeport Chamber to City

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Jake Harris

On Aug. 11, Tiffany Evans will begin her new job as the Main Street and public relations manager for the city of Bridgeport.

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Bridgeport city council discusses mosquitoes, maintenance

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport city council approved three of four action items on its agenda and discussed the merits of mosquito spraying at its meeting Tuesday night.

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Bridgeport City Council to renew after-school care

Published Saturday, July 12, 2014
By Jake Harris

The Bridgeport city council will vote Tuesday on a policy to make after-school programs at the parks and recreation department safer for children.

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Council to consider tree-trimming contract

Published Saturday, June 28, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport city officials continue to follow through with budget packages outlined last year.

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Bridgeport City Council to consider change in charges

Published Saturday, June 14, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The fee to rent the local performance hall, and base charges for sewer service, could both change in the city of Bridgeport.

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Bridgeport City Council swears in new council

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

The group that adjourned Tuesday's Bridgeport city council meeting was a different body from the one that started it.

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Bridgeport to swear in new council

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Half of the Bridgeport City Council will change Tuesday.

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Lane brings experience to city council

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

Corey Lane may be new to the governing body of the city of Bridgeport, but he is no stranger to politics.

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Administrator receives a raise

Published Saturday, April 19, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

Last April, Bridgeport City Administrator Brandon Emmons got a contract extension. This year, he gets a raise.

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Meyers retains post on council

Published Saturday, April 5, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

No special election was needed in the city of Bridgeport after all.

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Veterans park on Bridgeport City Council agenda

Published Saturday, March 15, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Tuesday, the Bridgeport City Council will continue to discuss the development of a veterans park in the city.

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Brtidgeport City Council to discuss sidewalks, veterans park

Published Saturday, March 1, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Tuesday is primary election night, and even though its leader is in the running for county judge, the Bridgeport City Council will meet as usual.

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Assaults, vehicle thefts up; Larceny, burglary, forcible rape decrease

Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

Assaults and motor vehicle thefts are on the rise in the city of Bridgeport, while other types of crime are down, according to Police Chief Randy Singleton.

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