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Road Improvement Bond Update Town Hall Meeting - Road Bond Education Committee

If you wish to follow the progress of the Road Infrastructure Improvements Project for the Arterial Roads, you may find the special group on Facebook.  

The next Town Hall Meeting for Road Bond Improvements Update will be Sat. October 14, 2017 at the Fire Hall at 9 - 11 AM.  See you there.  

The Granite Shoals Road Bond Education Committee and the City Council of Granite Shoals hosted an informational Town Hall meeting on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at the Fire Hall, 8410 West FM 1431, Granite Shoals, TX  78654. 

The City Council will call an election for November of 2017 to allow citizens to consider ‘Re-confirming’ the issuance of $3 million in Road Bonds for the improvement of the three arterial roads in Granite Shoals:  Phillips Ranch Road, Prairie Creek Road and Valley View Lane.  These bonds were approved by the voters in November of 2016, however, the financial plans for the improvements and the scope of the work have been modified due to changed circumstances at the City. 


Here is the Ordinance that established the Road Bond Education Committee.   



Road Issues - Town Hall meeting held November 14, 2015 at Fire Hall
On Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 9 AM, at the Fire Hall on FM 1431, the City Council and the Streets and Water Advisory Group (SWAG) held a Joint Meeting in conjunction with a TOWN HALL MEETING for everyone who would like to discuss public improvements: specifically Road Issues.  Here is the agenda for the meeting.  Here is a copy of the PowerPoint slide show that was presented at the meeting.  Here is an excerpt from the City's Comprehensive Plan, which covers the Transportation Plan  (this plan was adopted in 2010 and is the city's 'current' plan).  Here are a couple of maps of the city streets.   

About a future sewer system 2-22-2014
THE LATEST:   Special Called Joint Meeting with City Council and the Sewer Advisory Committee 

The City Council invited the Sewer Committee to a Joint Special Meeting on Monday, June 9th at 6:00 p.m.  to discuss 
    • Results of the surveys and comments - interpretations-documentation-communication
    • Sewer committee recommendations to City Council- a written report and discussion at meeting
    • Council comments and assessments
    • Council direction on actions to be taken as we move forward –what’s next?



Sewer Advisory Committee 


The Sewer Committee members have been meeting regularly since June 2013.  To review agendas or minutes from the group, please click here.  


Town Hall Meeting - Held February 22, 2014 at the Fire Hall, RR 1431, Granite Shoals, TX.  

There was an overflow crowd at the  
February 22, 2014, Saturday, Town Hall Meeting to discuss Municipal Sewer System options!  Because some were unable to attend, or to hear, the presentations the documents are here.   Here is the Letter from the City Council and Sewer Committee with the Financial Fact Sheet about the cost of the city borrowing money at this time.  Here is the new Citizen Sewer Survey.    These were sent before the meeting to all property owners.  At the meeting, attendees saw this presentation from Mayor Dennis A. Maier.  Then, Assistant City Manager / Utilities Director Peggy Smith gave this very basic presentation about the Components of a Wastewater System.   Mr. Dave Biziak, the Sewer Committee Chair gave the attendees an update on the work of the citizen volunteer committee and their progress.

Folks that attended the meeting were asked to answer a brief Attendee Questionnaire.    

Not able to attend the Town Hall Meeting?  The meeting minutes (extensive) are here. 

Sewer Survey 2014 

Here are the results of the Sewer Survey 2014, they were corrected April 28, 2014. (Number of respondents in question one corrected to reflect 847 - not 874).  Then, the Sewer Committee and Assistant City Manager created this secondary tally of the results, showing only the answers from those identifying as full-time residents of Granite Shoals.  

The comments have not been compiled into a report yet, there are many of them.  But the numbered questions have been tabulated.