San Angelo City Council members face a large consent agenda and a short regular agenda today as they meet, beginning at 8:30 this morning. Among the items to be decided will be to approve a resolution supporting the Texas Municipal League's campaign against the state's effort to erod the ability to allow cities to make local decisions on finding solutions to problems. The council will also discuss ordinances dealing with stormwater quality and illicit discharge. The meeting will be held at the McNease Convention Center.
Christoval volunteer firefighters battled a house fire in Christoval late yesterday evening which heavily damaged the home. When firefighters arrived to the home, flames were already coming from the roof area. Reports say the occupants got out safely as firefighters arrived. The fire was reported around 9 pm and Christoval volunteers were reportedly aided by the Pecan Creek department. It took several hours battling the blaze because of home construction and metal roof.
Goodfellow Air Force Base is conducting an Active Shooter Exercise on base on Thursday (Dec.13). Individuals in the area may hear their loudspeaker used to announce weather and safety conditions to the base, and should not be alarmed. Delays at both gates can be expected during the exercise. Community visitors may experience some delays at the gate caused by heightened security measures on base. If you have any questions or concerns, contact Goodfellow Public Affairs at (325) 654-3876.
City offices will be closed December 24th and 25th and January 1st for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. There will be no trash pickup on Christmas Day, though trash will be collected on New Year’s Day. Collection will be delayed one day from Dec. 25 through Dec. 28. So, Tuesday’s routes will be serviced on Wednesday. Wednesday’s routes will be serviced on Thursday, and so on into Saturday. Routes for commercial customers may also lag by a day during that span.
Among the City operations that will be closed will be the senior and rec centers, the Parks and Recreation offices, the City-County Health Department, the Animal Shelter, Fairmount Cemetery’s business offices, Municipal Court and the Nature Center.