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Tom Mattis

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

Kyle receives $500K TPW grant

Kyle received $500,000 in state money today to kick-start a 300-acre parks project on the city's east side.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Kyle council addresses public safety at first 2009 meeting

Now that Kyle Parkway is opened east of Interstate-35, the city will paint the lanes west of the interstate to inform drivers they can go straight. Meanwhile, the city council named three new members to its public...

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

City of Kyle Channel: Officials to cut ribbon on Kyle Parkway extension

Kyle officials will cut the ribbon on an eastward extension of Kyle Parkway Friday afternoon. The extension of the two-year-old Kyle Parkway past I-35 will soon lead to a Seton Hospital and open up two million square...

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

City of Kyle Channel: Fuentes third graders hold mock city council

Third graders from Fuentes Elementary School participated last month in a mock city council at Kyle City Hall.

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

City of Kyle Channel: City to cut ribbon on improved Kohler’s Crossing

Kohler's Crossing, long known for its usefulness, and it's potholes, has been reconstructed. A ribbon cutting to reognize the $6.7 million improvements will take place Thursday.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Slower Kyle growth makes planning a puzzle

As residential building permits in Kyle drop to a nine-year low, city officials are considering a range of long-term population scenarios.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Kyle announces new spending freeze

Kyle officials don't know for sure that a slumping ecomomy will reduce city revenues, but they do know they can keep their money in their pocket until they find out. Thus, the city administration announced a freeze...

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Kyle council passes civil service the hard way

The Kyle City Council barely passed its civil service ordinance Tuesday night in a performance so calamitous that it triggered doubts about the discipline and mutual confidence of the city’s governing actors.

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Kyle council passes tax increase, but signals possible priority change

The Kyle City Council passed a large tax-rate increase last week, but the influence of two new councilmembers who encouraged reductions suggested that the council may have to reconsider its long-term priorities.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Kyle council cuts cadet pay proposal in first pass at civil service rules

Kyle City Councilmembers flinched on learning that cadets could walk away after receiving six months of pay and police certification from the city, so they modified the pay proposal for cadets while giving preliminary approval to a...

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