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Did you lose your keys?

May 7, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

House and car keys belonging to a GM vehicle were found along Royal View Road in Willow Park this morning.

The key ring includes house keys and a GM keyless entry remote with a missing button. If these are your keys, call the Community News at 817-441-7661.

WP Mayor sets "procedures" to citizen comments

April 29, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Ken Hawkins had a lot to say Monday.

In the late afternoon the Willow Park Mayor addressed his decision to remove citizen comments from the agenda of city council meetings, but by Monday evening had come up with a solution to give what he called the correct procedure.

For the past two months, March and April, Hawkins used his mayoral power to remove the citizen comment portion of the city council agenda. The reason, he said, was because citizens were not addressing current agenda items.

Willow Park Mayor talks raises, wastewater plant

April 23, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

There will be no raises for Willow Park city employees this year and talks are continuing in regards to a wastewater treatment plant in Aledo's ETJ.

*Also included is Willow Park city attorney Rider Scott advising the city council on the legalities of cameras in public meetings.

CITY OF WILLOW PARK ORDINANCE NO. 613-10

April 21, 2010 by Randy Keck

An ordinance amending certain dates for extended hours early voting as se in ordinance No. 611-10 adopted by the willow park city council on February 15, 2010; providing for a publication of notice; and, providing for an effective date.

CITY OF WILLOW PARK ORDINANCE NO. 611-10

April 21, 2010 by Randy Keck

An ordinance ordering a municipal election to be held on May 8, 2010 for the election of certain municipal officers for the city of willow park, council members: place 3, place 4, and place5; designating a polling place within the municipal limits; appointing a presiding election judge an alternate presiding election judge; establishing other procedures for the conduct of the election; providing a severability clause; providing for publication of notice; and providing for an effective date.

Mayor says there's not enough money for raises

April 19, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Willow Park city employees won't be getting a pay raise this fiscal year and they shouldn't expect more money by the time the next one ends too.

Mayor Ken Hawkins said that with the projects the city has planned in the coming years and a possible population boom in three to five years, there's just not enough to increase the salaries of city workers.

However, he assures that as the private sector of the city grows and improves, the public sector will follow.

The complete story of the Willow Park City Council will be in the Friday print edition of The Community News. Check back with community-news.com for video.

Willow Park City Council April 19, 2010

April 19, 2010 by Randy Keck

WILLOW PARK CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
516 RANCH HOUSE ROAD, WILLOW PARK, TEXAS 76087
MONDAY, APRIL, 19 2010 at 6:30 P.M.

AGENDA

    Call to Order
  1. Quorum Check
  2. Invocation
  3. Pledge of Allegiance
    Flag Ceremony conducted by Brownie Troop 4835
  4. Community Announcements
    Donna Smith – Ride for Heroes
  5. Approval of Minutes
    Regular City Council Meeting of March 15, 2010
  6. Mayor’s Update
    Strategic Plans and Improvements for the City.
    Findings of committee inquiry into El-Chico Drainage Project (Mayor Pro-tem Alderman)
  7. New Business

Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace title up for grabs tonight

April 13, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

After months of campaigning, it all comes down to tonight.

Who will take the title in Parker County as Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace?

Will it be the 85-year-old incumbent Melvin Simons or will it be 50-year-old attorney Lynn Marie Johnson?

Follow The Community News tonight at community-news.com with live updates as the votes are tallied.

You'll be the first to see the numbers and who's winning the race as it heats up in its final hours.

Ride for Heroes approaching, Sheriff advises bicycle safety

April 8, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Caution is advised when cycling down Parker County roads.

McCall sending money to Haiti

April 5, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Students raised money for Haiti and donated it to the American Red Cross.

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