City challenges county to join bypass effort

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By Matt Ward —

 

Fredericksburg City Council members put the alternate truck route issue squarely in the Gillespie County Commissioners’ court as the city approved the formation of a task force to keep plans for a downtown bypass on track during their regular meeting Monday.

The composition of the task force is still to be determined as the county has yet to approve the task force.

The initial proposal suggested two city council members, two county commissioners, two citizen representatives, a Chamber of Commerce representative, Economic Development Commission representative and TxDOT representative.

 

Resolution of support

Additionally, the city okayed a resolution of support for the bypass, with the Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce and Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau currently considering similar resolutions.

The Gillespie County Economic Development Commission has already passed a resolution in support of the alternate truck route.

City Manager Kent Myers said that, with the passage of the resolution, a copy will be sent to the county with a request to pass a similar resolution.

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