Lubbock Leaders Plan Legislative Goals For 2005 - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

12/21/04

Lubbock Leaders Plan Legislative Goals For 2005

The 79th Texas Legislature is set to convene in just three weeks, and the City of Lubbock wants to make sure its priorities are in order.

City council members, city officials and state representatives met Tuesday afternoon to set Lubbock's legislative priorities. The number one priority is water, followed by support for "truth in taxation," which is a 3% cap on home appraisals. The city also wants to change formula budgets that fund Citibus.

"We are now getting very aggressive making sure we have a 100% deal water plan. One thing we want to do with Lake Alan Henry is the Interbasin Water Transfer to buy and sell water downstream. We want to make sure we can do that without getting penalized," said Lubbock Mayor Marc McDougal.

On January 25th, city officials will meet with legislators in Austin.

NewsChannel 11's Holiday Helper 2004
Having trouble finding the perfect gift for that special someone? Or perhaps you need help making a memorable dinner for your family? Find ideas, answers and help for all your holiday questions here!

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • 1 dead, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub shooting

    1 dead, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub shooting

    Sunday, March 26 2017 5:46 AM EDT2017-03-26 09:46:59 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 11:22 AM EDT2017-03-26 15:22:38 GMT

    One person was killed and another 14 injured in a mass shooting at a Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday morning.

    One person was killed and another 14 injured in a mass shooting at a Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday morning.

  • Fire Weather Warning for this afternoon

    Fire Weather Warning for this afternoon

    Sunday, March 26 2017 10:33 AM EDT2017-03-26 14:33:36 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 10:33 AM EDT2017-03-26 14:33:36 GMT
    The South Plains has been placed under a Fire Weather Warning valid from this afternoon at 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. this evening. Sustained winds at 20-30 mph, warm temperatures and low relative humidity values will create an elevated to critical fire weather risk for our area. A cold front will move through our area late tonight, shifting winds out of the north. Monday morning will be cool and breezy.
    The South Plains has been placed under a Fire Weather Warning valid from this afternoon at 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. this evening. Sustained winds at 20-30 mph, warm temperatures and low relative humidity values will create an elevated to critical fire weather risk for our area. A cold front will move through our area late tonight, shifting winds out of the north. Monday morning will be cool and breezy.
  • DC eagle cam: Eggs expected to hatch soon

    DC eagle cam: Eggs expected to hatch soon

    Sunday, March 26 2017 9:07 AM EDT2017-03-26 13:07:03 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 9:07 AM EDT2017-03-26 13:07:02 GMT

    Eagle eggs typically take 35-38 days to hatch, and Sunday marks Day 35 for the first of the two eggs.

    Eagle eggs typically take 35-38 days to hatch, and Sunday marks Day 35 for the first of the two eggs.

Powered by Frankly