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8:54
It's Council meeting day! Who is going to be here? #localgovernment
Wednesday April 12, 2017 8:54 City of Tyler, Texas
9:01
We're at Tyler's city council meeting this morning! #7onscene https://t.co/AX1F1h0d6P
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:01 dougkltv
9:03
We're expecting a big announcement from the council after the executive session. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:03 dougkltv
9:05
Tom Mullins with the Economic Development Council is in the audience, so it's likely about new commerce in town. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:05 dougkltv
9:08
Council moves M1 up on agenda - considering offering Trane a tax abatement. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:08 dougkltv
9:10
Would be a 100% tax abatement to build a new showroom and dealership for its products. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:10 dougkltv
9:11
Council approves abatement. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:11 dougkltv
9:12
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:12 dougkltv
9:15
We're talking about a zoning change at 4119 Fry Avenue. #7onscene https://t.co/WDzRdP6zGs
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:15 dougkltv
9:16
It's an empty lot now, but zoned as a single-family residential district. The request is to change to an office district. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:16 dougkltv
9:18
Neighbor from the street is speaking against the motion. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:18 dougkltv
9:18
There's more than 50% opposition from the residents and the zoning and planning commission recommends change doesn't go through. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:18 dougkltv
9:24
Moving into Resolutions. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:24 dougkltv
9:25
Considering annexing proceedings for property around the intersection of Old J'Ville and W. Cumberland. #7onscene https://t.co/XambYQqvtZ
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:25 dougkltv
9:26
Council would first determine if city can properly serve area with utilities and emergency services before annexing. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:26 dougkltv
9:26
This resolution would begin survey proceedings, then an annexation decision would be made this summer. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:26 dougkltv
9:30
Council votes to begin surveys to consider bringing West Cumberland intersection area into city limits. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:30 dougkltv
9:34
Council denies zoning change at 4119 Fry. Property will remain zoned as R1-A, Single-Family Residential District.
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:34 City of Tyler, Texas
9:35
Councilman Whatley opposes the zoning change because of deed restrictions. Councilman Warren agrees.
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:35 City of Tyler, Texas
9:35
It's an empty lot now, but zoned as a single-family residential district. The request is to change to an office district. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:35 Doug Murray
9:35
Property sits against Loop 323. Realtor worried about safety for pets & children if a home were built there according to deed restrictions.
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:35 City of Tyler, Texas
9:35
Z-1 requesting that property at 4119 Fry Ave. be changed from single family zoning to restricted professional office district.
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:35 City of Tyler, Texas
9:35
Would create 50 new jobs and the abatement would be good up to $6.5 million in investment over the next years.
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:35 Doug Murray
9:35
Council approves tax abatement agreement with Trane.
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:35 City of Tyler, Texas
9:35
The abatement is a 100 percent for 5 years, and 50 percent for years 6 and 7.
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:35 Faith Harper
9:35
Discussing a tax abatement for Trane. The company is expanding its @CityofTyler facilities.
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:35 Faith Harper
9:35
Councilman Bowdre reads proclamation honoring Neighborhood Services for Fair Housing Month! https://t.co/TidkBL8N1w
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:35 City of Tyler, Texas
9:35
Council approves tax abatement agreement with Trane.
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:35 City of Tyler, Texas
9:39
Council approves a resolution to apply for a funding grant for City of Tyler BikeStripe project. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:39 dougkltv
9:41
Council allows police department to submit a grant request to the state to fund the East Texas Auto Theft Prevention Authority. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:41 dougkltv
9:42
Up now: considering suspending an ONCOR rate increase. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:42 dougkltv
9:42
And average customer would see a $6-$7 increase on their monthly bill. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:42 dougkltv
9:46
Council suspends the ONCOR proposal to increase network wide rates by $317 million. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:46 dougkltv
9:46
This pushes the process back to allow more time to consider background of increase and the final rate numbers. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:46 dougkltv
9:47
Now in the Ordiance section of the meeting. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:47 dougkltv
9:48
Council cancels the May election for districts 1 and 3 because the candidates are running unopposed. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:48 dougkltv
9:49
Linda Sellars and Ed Moore are clear for another round of two-year terms! #7onscene https://t.co/Ijr54hjP1b
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:49 dougkltv
9:52
Council is now considering denying a change in sanitary sewer rates requested by Liberty Utilities. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:52 dougkltv
9:55
It would be a 345% increase if Liberty Utilities proposal goes through. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:55 dougkltv
9:55
City of Tyler denied it 90 days ago and allowed the company to redo its proposal. No changes were made during that time. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:55 dougkltv
9:56
A representative is here from Liberty Utilities. #7onscene
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:56 dougkltv
9:56
Councilwoman Sellers (D1) and Councilman Moore (D3) are here to stay for another two years!
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:56 City of Tyler, Texas
9:56
Linda Sellars and Ed Moore are clear for another round of two-year terms! #7onscene https://t.co/Ijr54hjP1b
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:56 Doug Murray
9:56
Mayor Heines commended @oncor for being a good corporate citizen, but the @CityofTyler has a responsibility to its residents.
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:56 Faith Harper
9:56
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:56 Faith Harper
9:56
The @TxDOT grant only pays for construction. @CityofTyler would pay engineering costs.
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:56 Faith Harper
9:56
Matching funds for TXDOT grant have been approved through the Half Cent Sales Tax board.
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:56 City of Tyler, Texas
9:57
The city is going out for a grant to add more bike lanes. Right now they are only applying for $1 million. Will know in the fall if awarded.
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:57 Faith Harper
9:57
@CityofTyler Seeking $1 million for construction only.
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:57 City of Tyler, Texas
9:57
Traffic Engineering requesting council approve applying for grant with TXDOT & commit matching funds for the Tyler BikeStripe project.
Wednesday April 12, 2017 9:57 City of Tyler, Texas
 
 
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