Archive for May, 2012

Volunteers Set to Take Back the Wall

May 18, 2012 Comments Off by grosss

Graffiti Cleanup Day This Saturday  Amarillo, TX – An anti-graffiti ordinance recently approved by Amarillo City Commissioners went into effect today, and tomorrow, approximately 70 volunteers spanning multiple generations will disperse throughout the City with pressure washers, paint and other tools necessary to help clean up graffiti as part of the City’s “Take Back the [...]

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Rehabilitation of Hillside Road/58th Avenue Project Begins

May 18, 2012 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – Motorists who travel Hillside frequently will want to seek alternate routes through the duration of the Rehabilitation of Hillside Road project, which began Wednesday. Traffic is currently reduced to two lane/two way traffic on Hillside between Bell and Western, and motorists are advised to use extreme caution and expect delays. Work on [...]

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Amarillo Local Government Corporation Approves Downtown Convention Hotel/Parking Garage LDA

May 18, 2012 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – The Amarillo Local Government Corporation (LGC) on Wednesday approved the Downtown Convention Hotel/Parking Garage Lease and Development Agreement (LDA) with Wallace-Bajjali Development Partners, LP, which initiates the next phase of the proposed downtown redevelopment projects as approved by the Amarillo City Commission last August. The LDA delineates the two square block area [...]

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Amarillo Parks and Recreation Seeks Public Input

May 15, 2012 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo TX – During its last three meetings, the Amarillo Parks and Recreation Commission reviewed the 2008 Parks Master Plan, making recommendations for updates throughout the process. Now, the public’s input is wanted on those proposed updates to the Parks Master Plan, which includes ideas for new development as well as improvements to existing parks. [...]

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Visit Amarillo’s “Every Drop Counts” Booth at BusinessConnection 2012

May 10, 2012 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – Water is a precious resource in the Texas Panhandle, especially on the heels of last year’s drought. Conserving water is the most effective and environmentally sound way to protect our water supply. The City of Amarillo consistently works to secure additional water rights so that there will be water for generations to [...]

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