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David Salazar

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Kyle tabs Earp as interim city manager

Kyle Assistant City Manager James Earp has been chosen unanimously as the city's interim city manager while the city council seeks a permanent replacement for Tom Mattis, who resigned last week.

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Kyle council could kick city manager off dais

A newly composed Kyle City Council will meet for the first time Wednesday night. One item on the agenda could be resolved with City Manager Tom Mattis being moved from the council dais.

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

May Kyle election to take shape after Saturday vote

A special city council election Saturday in Kyle won't only determine who fills three of seven seats, but it also will nudge the chain in the May election, during which two other seats will be decided.

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Kyle approves two-percent police raise

Tense negotiations between Kyle's city staff and the city's police officers for a meet and confer agreement spilled into the city council chamber last week. Kyle city councilmembers wound up approving a two-percent raise for police outside...

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Kyle council settles on maximum library price

City of Kyle council members unanimously approved setting a cap of $3.2 million in constructing a new library amid slight contention regarding whether or not the proposed 20,000-square-foot project would meet Kyle's future needs.

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Kyle council sets maximum library price

The Kyle City Council moved forward this week on building a new library, though with some discussion as to whether the proposed 20,000-square-foot facility will be large enough to meet the city's needs.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Precinct 2 politicians prepare to play musical chairs

Ray Bryant's resignation this week and forthcoming departure from the Kyle City Council may be the first song in a game of political musical chairs resulting from Pct. 2 Commissioner Jeff Barton's anticipated decision to run for...

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Kyle council hears annexation concerns

An annexation plan that would fill holes in Kyle's city limits and increase the city's geographical foot print by about one-third packed the city council chambers last week as interested area residents wondered how the changes would...

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Kyle council looks at graffiti ordinance

Kyle Councilmembers looked at a graffiti ordinance last week that would allow the city to clean up markings on private property.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Chip law proposal could range beyond city

A new pet microchipping in proposal, which would apply to all dogs and cats brought to the San Marcos animal shelter for the second time, could have impacts in Kyle and unincorporated Hays County.

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