Commissioners will discuss and possibly approve applying for a grant for the 33rd and 424th Jurisdictional Districts Drug Court Program. The funding would come from the 2021 fiscal year Specialty Courts Program, which falls under the Texas Governor’s Office.
Commissioners will discuss and possibly take action on whether to allow county workers to assist the nonprofit Marble Falls Rodeo Association with the demolition of the old restrooms on the rodeo grounds as well as prepare the site for the construction of new facilities. The grounds on U.S. 281 south of Marble Falls are often used by the Texas A&M Forest Service for staging personnel and equipment during times of increased wildfire danger.
Council will discuss the budget for city parks, including items related to the Quarry Park Outdoor Recreation Center Project. Discussion items include revenue sources and the conceptual design of the sports courts.
Council will hold a public hearing on the city’s minor curfew ordinance. Later in the meeting, councilors will hold a first reading of a proposed ordinance that basically continues the curfew for minors.
City Manager David Vaughn will share a plan with the council to use hotel/motel funds to purchase a street trolley. The city staff was scheduled to look at a used trolley in Arlington on January 24. Councilors will discuss the idea, possibly taking action.