Cedar Park Mayor's shift, expansion of public comments creates questions

Cedar Park Mayor Corbin Van Arsdale's moving of public comments to the end of Thursday's meeting generated questions and controversy, including from some council members. However, Van Arsdale clarified Monday people are mistake and they will actually be allowed to speak at the start and the end of the meeting.

The council will also consider offering a performance-based economic incentive agreement for a new business, and granting a noise exception for the upcoming  Haute Mess Music Festival.

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Tensions rise quickly over Gearing's recommendation to remove Goal 1 from District Improvement Plan

Leander Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Bruce Gearing launched an early test of his relationship with trustees.

Thursday night, he recommended throwing out Goal 1 of the District Improvement Plan.  Some board members, however, disagreed with the recommendation, and tensions rose quickly throughout the discussion.

Goal 1 relates  to improving STAAR test results by 3 percent.


The 10 Proposed Amendments Explained

With election day starting on November 5, Texas residents will get to vote on which newly proposed amendment will be implemented into the Texas Constitution. There will be a total of 11 amendments …

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