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As part of the ongoing community discussion series, The City of Nacogdoches has been asked by business owners in the community and the public to review the current food truck ordinance.

The City of Nacogdoches understands the importance of community involvement and hear...

To some people “historic preservation” is just a dirty phrase that should not be used, while others believe it is the best thing since sliced bread. I tend to believe the latter. We live in a town that prides itself on being the “Oldest Town in Texas,” and for good rea...

February 13, 2017

On December 2, 2016 a fire in Oakland, California resulted in the death of 36 people. The City of Oakland Fire Chief cited several factors for the loss of life. These included an impeded escape process, lack of fire protection systems, and the fact that the building wa...

November 10, 2016

Periodically I am asked how city business was conducted in the “old days”. You tend to get those questions when you hair turns a different color and you have a wrinkled brow. I can honestly say after 40 years as a city manager, there have been many changes…most for the...

Split political views seem to be taking over all social media platforms, topics of conversation and the news. Regardless if a person is for or against a certain topic, it is now typical that he or she fights passionately to protect their opinion and reach a desired out...

In a world dominated by schedules, meetings, and deadlines, the simpler things in life sometimes pass right by without so much as a second thought.  We take for granted things such as maps and GPS units to get us where we need to go.  Wouldn’t it be amazing to instinct...

In recent years, local governments have witnessed citizen involvement decline, however citizens have significant input and power in shaping their local government. Studies show the average citizen is acutely aware of government shortcomings, but far less conscious of t...

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