Rhome’s tax rate holds steady

Published Saturday, August 12, 2017
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council voted Thursday to propose a tax rate of 52.34 cents per $100 valuation for fiscal year 2017-2018.

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Water rates on the rise

Published Saturday, July 29, 2017
By Racey Burden

The city of Rhome's water rates will rise again, this time by 8 cents per 1,000 gallons.

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Rhome City Council disregards P&Z, approves plat

Published Saturday, July 1, 2017
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council voted Tuesday to approve the preliminary plat for a multifamily development on Morris Street, against the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission.

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Rhome citizens unhappy about townhome development

Published Saturday, May 27, 2017
By Racey Burden

The preliminary plat of a proposed multi-family development in Rhome was sent back to the Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday.

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Rhome City Council members give farewells

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Racey Burden

Two council members said goodbye, and two more took their place in Rhome Thursday night.

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Citizens grill NISD official on bond

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Racey Burden

Rhome citizens questioned the benefit of Northwest ISD's bond package Tuesday when a representative of the district presented the proposal at a council meeting.

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Rhome City Council mulls over roles of non-residents

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council members debated whether non-residents should be appointed to board positions Monday night.

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Rhome City Council hears audit report

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By David Talley

Rhome City Council members Tuesday heard the city's audit report for fiscal year 2016.

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Rhome City Council cancels election despite ominous warning

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By David Talley

Despite a cryptic warning from fellow councilman Tim Robison, Rhome leaders Tuesday voted to cancel the city council election since all candidates are unopposed.

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Council juggles funds to complete projects

Published Saturday, March 18, 2017
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council members discussed the rebuild of City Hall at their March 9 meeting.

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Rhome City Council again argues over numbered place system; can’t come to election agreement

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
By Racey Burden

Despite appearing to be a solved issue at their last meeting, Rhome City Council members argued again about the city's move to council place seats Thursday.

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City of Rhome keeps numbered council seats

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By Racey Burden

Despite citizen complaints, Rhome has no plans to switch back to at-large council places.

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Raise the roof: City of Rhome takes out loan after draining building fund

Published Saturday, February 11, 2017
By Racey Burden

With no money left in its building and maintenance fund, Rhome will take out a loan to replace the roof of City Hall.

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Rhome City Council approves city hall repairs

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Hall is free of asbestos and will soon have a new roof.

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Davis resigns from Rhome City Council

Published Saturday, January 7, 2017
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council voted to approve the resignation of council member Dawn Davis at its Dec. 27 meeting.

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Rhome City Council creates numbered seats

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By David Talley

Rhome Mayor Michelle Pittman pushed past a deadlocked vote to change the city's at-large council seats to numbered places Thursday night.

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Rhome City Council approves third water rate increase

Published Saturday, November 26, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council voted Tuesday to raise water rates 10 cents per 1,000 gallons.

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Here’s your sign; Council, citizens argue again about Taco Casa request

Published Saturday, October 15, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome citizens and council members argued over whether to grant a sign variance request to Taco Casa for more than an hour Thursday night.

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1,000-home development proposed

Published Wednesday, October 5, 2016
By Racey Burden

The city of Rhome held a special meeting Monday night to discuss a proposed housing development that could bring more than 1,000 homes to the area.

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Rhome City Council declines to propose higher tax rate

Published Saturday, August 20, 2016
By Racey Burden

After much discussion, Rhome City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to propose a tax rate of 52.34 cents per $100 valuation for fiscal year 2016-2017.

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