The Greenville City Council Tuesday agreed to take the first step under a new lease agreement between the city and L-3 Communications Integrated Systems.
One council member voted against the measure, amid concerns over the potential future cost to the city.
City Attorney Daniel Ray said the ordinance to establish an alternative construction permitting and inspection fee assessment at Majors Field Municipal Airport was included under the agreement approved by the council in October.
The City of Greenville has begun seeking bids on the first phase of a major street reconstruction project.
The city began advertising Saturday for bids on the rebuilding of the south end of Sayle Street. Bids will be accepted through the office of the City of Greenville Purchasing Agent through the afternoon of March 6, at which time they will be opened and made public. The bids will be evaluated and then presented to the Greenville City Council for approval.
The Greenville City Council is set Tuesday to once again at least discuss the status of the city’s lease with L-3 concerning property the defense contractor operates on at Majors Field Municipal Airport.
An amendment to the Greenville city charter could be used this evening to terminate the contract of Greenville's city manager, Steven Alexander. The council is scheduled to consider his employment in executive session this evening.
There are more details on a proposed toll road between Hunt county and the Dallas area. Representatives from a private company approached the Greenville City Council Tuesday asking for the council’s support to build the toll road.