Texarkana Texas City Council plans closed session

    Texarkana Texas City Council will meet in closed session at the regular scheduled city council meeting Monday, January 9, 2017 to discuss filling a council vacancy for Ward Three.

    Texarkana Texas City Council will meet in closed session at the regular scheduled city council meeting Monday, January 9, 2017 to discuss filling a council vacancy created when city council member Tina Veal-Gooch resigned from her position. Veal-Gooch represented Ward 3 since 2009 and resigned on December 12, 2016. 

    Applications for residents in Ward 3 that were interested in filling the vacant position were accepted by City Secretary Jennifer Evans until 5:00 p.m. yesterday, January 3, 2017. Three applications were received from qualified residents: Jason Montoya, Johnny Riley, and Betty Williams.

    If the council decides to appoint one of the three applicants during the council meeting Monday night, the individual will be sworn in and take office during the meeting.

     

     

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