Archive for February, 2012

Road Closures Scheduled on Teckla Boulevard for Utility Project

Feb 23, 2012 Comments Off by fhibbs

The City of Amarillo Utilities Division is scheduled to begin a project to re-line an existing 30” water transmission main. The project will extend from the 2900 block of the alley between Teckla Boulevard and Harmony Street to the 2000 block of Teckla Boulevard.  Re-lining the existing main is a method designed to minimize the [...]

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New Technology Launches – “Building Safety 24/7″

Feb 21, 2012 Comments Off by fhibbs

Beginning Wednesday, February 22, 2012, Amarillo’s Building Safety Department is launching an Interactive Voice Response System (IVR) called Building Safety 24/7. This new IVR system is an ongoing commitment to improve customer service and streamline the building and contracting permit process.   This system will provide an electronic means to schedule inspections, access inspection results, check [...]

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City of Amarillo Announces New Traffic Engineer

Feb 10, 2012 Comments Off by fhibbs

The City of Amarillo is pleased to announce the appointment of Jerrold Robert Bird to the position of Traffic Engineer.  Mr. Bird began his employment with the City of Amarillo on Thursday, February 9th.  He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nevada at Reno, and earned his Master’s [...]

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Immunization Clinic Changes

Feb 07, 2012 Comments Off by fhibbs

The Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) is changing the policy for providing immunizations to children.  Effective today, the Amarillo Department of Public Health must change eligibility requirements for free or low-cost immunizations at its clinic.  The new TDSHS policies will now only serve uninsured or underinsured children. Children covered by private-insurance will need [...]

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