Lengthy agenda of budgetary topics fill council slate

The Bowie City Council faces a lengthy agenda when it meets at 6 p.m. on Aug. 10.
The majority of the agenda is related to budget preparation opening the evening with a public hearing on the proposed budget. An ordinance to adopt the budget will be offered. A vote on a proposed tax rate and setting that public hearing also will be on tap.
Budgets for the Bowie Economic Development Corporation and the Bowie 4B Sales Tax Corporation will be discussed. The BEDC also will present a resolution in support of an application to the Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Adjustment Assistance Program for construction of an industrial spec building, utility infrastructure and road construction at Bowie Business Park.
Council members will consider selecting a grant writer in connection with an application for funding through the Texas Department of Agriculture State Urgent Need Fund and for an application through the Texas General Land Office.

Read the full agenda list of topics in the weekend Bowie News.