Members of the board of directors for the Cypress Springs Special Utility District, along with the general manager and the contractor for the new office, met for a ground breaking ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 20.
Franklin County taxpayers could be facing the addition of up to $.03 on their taxes to pay for the county’s $1.207 million debt. The possibility of this additional tax burden was discussed at the Thursday, Jan. 15 workshop conducted by the commissioners court.
Today, Thursday, Jan. 22 is the deadline to make reservations to attend the Mount Vernon ⁄ Franklin County Legislative Day in Austin on Feb. 17-18. Anyone interested in attending is asked to contact Economic Development Coordinator Teresia Wims by calling 903-537-4495, or via e-mail at edc(at)comvtx.com.
The youth choir at the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon will be providing “Fred’s World Famous Chili” as meals on Saturday and Sunday to fund their summer choir tour. Seating times will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24 and at noon on Sunday, Jan. 25.