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Bertram Police Chief James Jay “J.J.” Wilson.

Bertram council votes to extend police chief’s suspension, negotiate separation agreement

FROM STAFF REPORTS Bertram City Council agreed to extend the unpaid suspension of the town’s beleaguered police chief through Dec. 27 and authorized staff to negotiate a separation agreement with him. (more…)

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HIGHLAND LAKES ELECTIONS: Longtime council member unseated

HIGHLAND LAKES ELECTIONS: Longtime council member unseated

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — The Granite Shoals City Council will get three new members after the May 5 election that saw voters unseat a longtime councilwoman. (more…)

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Bertram police chief takes state job; council to discuss filling spot at June 10 meeting

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF BERTRAM — The Bertram City Council will discuss the search for a new police chief during its regular meeting June 10 after the resignation of Chief Tracy Weems. Weems, who has been Bertram’s chief since February 2013, is taking an investigator position at the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. (more…)

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Bertram cutting back to help fund sewer plant expansion

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF BERTRAM — City Council members tightened their proverbial belts to pay the difference in the bid and a loan for a sewer plant expansion project in Bertram. The city has been working toward securing funds for expanding its wastewater treatment facility for more than five years. The original engineer’s estimate, […]

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Bertram council votes to house Burnet EMS in manufactured home rather than build new structure

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF BERTRAM — The Bertram City Council spent about an hour in a special meeting Aug. 20 weighing costs and time against long-term needs. In the end, a 4-1 vote for saving money and time led to the purchase of a new manufactured home to house Burnet EMS in Bertram. (more…)

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Bertram names interim city utility director after termination due to missing property

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF BERTRAM — City leaders named an interim city utility director after the June 17 termination of director Chris Walker. Mayor Dickie Allen said Walker’s termination was related to missing city property. (more…)

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Bertram sets aside $40,000 to repair about 30 fire hydrants

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF BERTRAM — Bertram City Council members were updated on the status of about 30 fire hydrants in need of repair during a regular meeting May 28. (more…)

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Bertram residents get online payment option for municipal court

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF BERTRAM — Municipal court payments in Bertram have a new way to be submitted. The city now takes online payments at www.bertramcourtpmts.com. (more…)

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