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City Council Meetings Dec. 23 and Dec. 30 Cancelled

Schertz City Council meetings slated for Tuesdays December 23 and December 30 have been cancelled.

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Bexar Waste Explains Holiday Pickup Schedule

 
From Bexar Waste:
 
If the customer is on a Monday-Thursday schedule, there will not be a trash pickup on Thursday. It will resume on Monday and if their recyclable’s are picked up on a Thursday it will be on the following Saturday.
 
If the customer is only a Thursday pickup we will pick up on Friday. If the customer is Wednesday, they will stay on Wednesday and if the customer is on a Friday they will stay on Friday.
 

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Lone Star Rail District December 9 Presentation

 

This second presentation was provided by Joe Black of the Lone Star Rail District to City Council on December 9, 2014. It provides information on strategic consideration for funding including the next steps of the project.

 

Here is the powerpoint version (9MB) of the presentation also.

 

Here is information on the first presentation.

 

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Festival of Angels Fun Ushers In Holiday Season

A young girl laughes while wiping out on Mt. Schertz Friday.

A young girl laughes while wiping out on Mt. Schertz Friday.


 
The Festival of Angels Grinch on a Scooter (aka Mayor Michael Carpenter) during the FOA parade.

The Festival of Angels Grinch on a Scooter (aka Mayor Michael Carpenter) during the FOA parade.


 
The Christmas season really doesn’t start until the Schertz Festival of Angels event and Giant Christmas Tree lighting on the First Friday of December.
 
Hundreds of people enjoyed the Friday, December 5, FOA in Schertz that included a Grinch on a Scooter (actually Mayor Michael Carpenter) in a parade, kids sledding down Mt. Schertz on man-made snow, the City Christmas Tree lighting, telling Santa what you want for Christmas and high school band and singing groups and senior singer and other entertainment.
 
Check back here for more information of the Festival of Angels.
 

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Accepting Applications for City Council Place 5

 

The City of Schertz is accepting applications for the position of City Council Place 5 (unexpired term ending November 2015) through Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at 12 Noon.

 

Applications should be submitted to the City Secretary’s Office, 1400 Schertz Parkway, Building 2, Schertz Texas 78154. Call (210) 619-1030 for assistance.

 

Complete applications are due Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at 12 Noon. 

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY! 

 

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Festival of Angels Friday, Dec. 5, 6-10 PM

FOA 2014 poster

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Lone Star Rail Overview Presentation

 

This presentation was provided by Joe Black of the Lone Star Rail District to City Council on November 24, 2014. It provides an overview of the Lone Star Rail project including the current status of the project.

 

Here is the powerpoint version (15MB) of the presentation also.

 

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Notice of Public Hearing for Voluntary Annexation

CITY OF SCHERTZ
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

Pursuant to Chapter 43 of the Texas Local Government Code, as amended (the “Act”), NOTICE IS
HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Schertz (the “City”) will hold a public hearing on
December 9, 2014 and December 16, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Municipal
Complex, 1400 Schertz Parkway, Schertz, Texas with respect to the proposed annexation of the
following property (the “Land”):
Approximately 69.111 acres of Land located on Trainer Hale Road, approximately
1500 feet north of I-10, all in Bexar County, Texas, located at 7720 Trainer Hale
Road.

 

All interested persons are invited to attend the hearing to express their views with respect to the
annexation of the Land. Further information with respect to the proposed annexation will be
available at the hearings. In lieu of attendance at the meeting, written comments may be submitted
to the City. Such comments should be directed to: City of Schertz, 1400 Schertz Parkway,
Schertz, Texas 78154; Attention: Planning and Zoning Department.
CITY OF SCHERTZ
By:
Michael Carpenter
Mayor, City of Schertz, Texas

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City Council Code of Ethics Draft

City Council is currently considering adding a formalized code of ethics to its body of ordinances that govern the actions and activities of its members. The new ordinance would define several unethical behaviors not adequately addressed by the city charter or state law and provide council with guidelines for warning, correcting or censuring members who engage in such acts.

 

View the City Council Code of Ethics Draft

 

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Pickets, Tiles, and Paintings from The Original Schertz Playscape

Anyone who bought a picket or had a tile or painting at the original Schertz Playscape and would like to have them returned, please email Sandy Bryant, Parks Department at SBryant@Schertz.com or call her at 210-619-1854.

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