City of Greenville

City of Greenville
2:21 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Donor makes sure city gets new fire truck

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Somebody out there really wants the City of Greenville to have a new fire truck.

City Manager Massoud Ebrahim told the city council Tuesday that the same anonymous donor who had already contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars toward the cost of the truck had made yet another payment.

“I did receive a third and final donation of $150,000,” Ebrahim said.

Ebrahim briefed the council about the process of lining up funding for the truck.

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City of Greenville
10:29 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Council votes down bus camera agreement

The Greenville City Council heard Tuesday from representatives with the Greenville Independent School District and Dallas County Schools concerning a plan to install security cameras on local school buses.
Herald-Banner

A plan to install security cameras on local school buses appears to be in jeopardy, after the Greenville City Council Tuesday voted against an agreement designed  to help alleviate any associated legal costs.

The council was scheduled to enter into a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with the Greenville Independent School District, which would come into play in the event drivers ticketed under a city ordinance decided to sue.

But Council member James Evans objected to the entire proposal, voicing constitutional amendment issues among other concerns.

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Greenville
1:48 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

GISD considering bond package in 2014

City of Greenville

Local residents could receive a call next month, asking them if they are in favor of the Greenville Independent School District issuing bonds next spring to pay for a career and technology center.

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Greenville
12:53 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

New plant, jobs coming to Greenville

Fritz Industries, Inc.
Fritz Industries, Inc. http://www.fritzind.com/

According to a report from the Greenville Herald-Banner, Governor Rick Perry has just announced that a new business will be taking over an empty Greenville plant, and be receiving some financial funding from the Texas government to help close the deal.

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City of Greenville
6:59 am
Mon August 19, 2013

City attorney: Ordinance needs to be changed

City of Greenville

The City of Greenville will have to change a portion of its controversial “Alternative Financial Services” (AFS) ordinance.

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City of Greenville
2:14 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Water restrictions mandatory for Greenville

Interim City Manager Massoud Ebrahim has announced the implementation of water conservation measures for the City of Greenville.

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City of Greenville
7:59 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Ebrahim named interim city manager

Massoud Ebrahim
City of Greenville

Director of Public Works Massoud Ebrahim was appointed Monday as the interim city manager for the City of Greenville.

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City of Greenville
3:30 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Councilmen, Alexander offer closing thoughts

Jeff Dailey: "I've also seen other behaviors and other actions that you may have never seen."
City of Greenville

If you couldn't attend Tuesday night's late-running Greenville city council meeting, here are audio clips from the minutes after the council emerged from its executive session.

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City of Greenville
11:19 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Greenville fires city manager

Steven Alexander
City of Greenville

Following an emotional but civil evening of public testimonials, the Greenville city council voted 5-2 to terminate the contract of city manager Steven Alexander.

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Voter Guide 2013: Hunt Co.
10:59 am
Fri May 10, 2013

YMCA question tops Greenville ballot

One of the two city council races will be contested.
Maria Riojas / KETR

The fate of the proposed YMCA and one city council race top the ballot for Greenville voters in the May 11 election.

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