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.
The Community News reporter Dominic Genetti was denied the use of a video camera last night at the regular meeting of the Willow Park city council.
Stay with community-news.com for updates and unedited video of the city council vote that violates the Texas Open Meetings Act (http://www.oag.state.tx.us/open/oma2008_text.pdf).
The Transfer Station Meeting at the Aledo Community Center is over. Attorneys have set future dates to move forward with the legal proceedings.
Aledo Mayor Kit Marshall and Willow Park Mayor Ken Hawkins have been officially been denied party status, Judge Richard R. Wilfong said.
Party status is when certain witnesses are approved to present things such as evidence and discovery at a later official hearing. Thus far land/property owners near the proposed transfer station site have been granted party status along with the Aledo ISD.
Keep checking community-news.com for the full story when it becomes available. You can also read it in the print edition Friday morning.