Twin Buttes Reservoir will undergo a spring cleaning on Saturday, March 2. The public is invited to assist in removing trash from the area.
The cleanup will be from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Volunteers should gather in one of two locations:
Volunteers will be provided with trash bags, disposable gloves, snacks and sodas. Volunteers are advised to wear appropriate clothing, including leather work gloves, closed-toe shoes (preferably leather shoes or boots), long pants, light-colored clothing, sleeves and a hat. Organizers also recommend sunscreen and insect repellant, and drinking plenty of water, which will be provided.
For more information, email TwinButtesCleanup@gmail.com. The effort is organized by the Concho Bass Club, Texas Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, and Texas Parks & Wildlife.
The San Angelo Convention & Visitors Bureau in partnership with the local chapter of the NAACP is proud to announce that San Angelo has been selected to host the groups 2019 Texas State Annual Conference. This is the first time the State Convention will be held in San Angelo. The conference will be held in October and is expected to draw attendees from across the State. Former President of the local chapter, Garland Freeze initially approached the CVB last year to partner on bidding on the conference.
The deadline for write-in candidates to file their candidacy for City Council passed at 5 p.m. yesterday with no filings. Incumbents Tommy Hiebert in District 1, Harry Thomas in District 3 and Lane Carter in District 5 are unopposed in their bids for four-year terms. Assuming the Council at its February 26th meeting cancels the election and declares the trio elected, they will take their oaths of office at the May 7th City Council meeting.
A free women’s self-defense class will be held on Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm at the San Angelo Police Academy facility at 3733 Highway 584. The course includes lecture, discussion and self-defense techniques suitable for all ages and abilities. An optional simulation session will be available for those who complete the initial 8 hours. The class is limited to the first fifteen RSVPs. You can RSVP directly to Officer Flores at "Charles.email@example.com", or call (325) 481-2685.
Yesterday city officials announced the appointment of a new municipal court judge to fill the position, as longtime Judge Allen Gilbert is retiring at the end of the month. Municipal Court Associate Judge Jay Daniel, has been appointed by the San Angelo City Council to serve as presiding judge effective February 28th. On that day, Judge Allen Gilbert is retiring from that post after 44 years on the bench.
The San Angelo Symphony is presenting 2 "Music of Flight and Fantasy” Youth Concerts. They are planned for Friday, March 1st, with 2 performances, one at 10 am and and another at 12:30 pm in the Murphey Performance Hall at city hall. The Symphony celebrates its 34th year of this educational performance by bringing together approximately 26 hundred 3rd through 5th graders from SAISD and surrounding communities with the Youth Concert. Colonel Robert Ramirez, the vice commander, 17th Training Wing at Goodfellow will be the featured guest at the Youth Concert performances. For more information contact the Symphony office at 325-658-5877.
Members of the San Angelo City Council yesterday rejected, by a 4 to 3 vote, a proposal to create a process that would have allowed a restaurant within 3 hundred feet of the Central Freshman Campus to request to sell alcohol on-site. They also approved, on a first reading, a rezoning of property at 909 West Beauregard for an office, a residence, and a self storage unit facility. The zoning would become a planned development zoning district. The city's controversial sign ordinance once again brought extensive discussion regarding a proposal to move a billboard along Knickerbocker Road.
Reports say that the Winters School District has implemented a delay of 2 hours this morning and their buses are Running 2 hours late. The national weather service says that VERY LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE THIS MORNING IN THE BIG COUNTRY AND FAR NORTHERN CONCHO VALLEY... AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE POSSIBLY MIXED WITH LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING...MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH OF A STERLING CITY TO BAIRD LINE. SOME VERY LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATION WILL BE POSSIBLE ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES, TREES AND POWER LINES.