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Loop 335 Lane Closures for Utility Project

Oct 24, 2014 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – The City of Amarillo Utilities Division is continuing the relocation of water and sanitary sewer mains for the Texas Department of Transportation’s South Loop 335 expansion project in the area of Bell Street and Loop 335 (Hollywood Road). Construction will require the closure of one northbound lane on Bell Street near Randall [...]

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Expect Delays on Plains Boulevard for Utility Project Construction

Oct 24, 2014 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – Due to construction to improve a water main on Plains Boulevard, motorists should expect minor delays beginning Monday, October 27. The construction will require traffic to be reduced to one lane in each direction on Plains Boulevard, just east of the intersection with Western Street. Motorists are advised to use caution. The [...]

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Community Development Hosts Fair Housing Meetings

Oct 24, 2014 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – As part of Community Development’s 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requires the City of Amarillo to undertake a Fair Housing Study.  The purpose of this study is to enlist the public’s input on potential barriers to fair housing and help prioritize the needs of our neighborhoods. [...]

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City of Amarillo Kicks Off National Community Planning Month

Oct 09, 2014 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – The City of Amarillo’s Planning Department officially kicked off local recognition of National Community Planning Month with a proclamation presented at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. Each year, the American Planning Association, its members, chapters, divisions, and professional institutions sponsor National Community Planning Month to raise the visibility of the important role of [...]

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Health Officials Address Ebola Concerns

Oct 02, 2014 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – On September 30, 2014 a patient in Dallas, Texas, who had traveled from Liberia, tested positive for Ebola. At the time of travel, the patient did not show any signs or symptoms and was not contagious. As a result of this diagnosis, Dallas County Public Health, Texas Department of State Health Services [...]

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