Fredericksburg City Council met in special session on Monday to discuss proposed utiiity rate increases including an 11 percent increase in water, a 15.4 percent increase in wastewater and 4 percent increase in electric rates starting Oct. 1. The council is expected to officially approve the rates at its Sept. 16 meeting.
Meeting in regular session on Monday, the city council held a public hearing on the proposed budget. No public comments were made concerning the budget. The council approved accepting the Effective Tax Rate at $0.2600 per $100 valuation, which is a decrease of $0.0047 cents per $100 valuation.
A special meeting of the Fredericksburg City Council will be held today at noon in the City Hall Conference Room to discuss the park pool project.
Central Texas Electric Cooperative will hold its annual membership meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at the Fredericksburg High School Auditorium. Registration begins at 6 p.m.
Fredericksburg Independent School District Community Education will host an "Intermediate Excel" class starting today and continuing through Thursday. The class takes place from 9-11 a.m. at Fredericksburg Elementary School.
"Quickbooks for Beginners" will be offered by the FISD Community Education starting today and continuing through Thursday. Set for the Fredericksburg Elementary School, the class will be held from 6-8 p.m.
"Jesus In the Old Testament" is the program topic for a class at 6:30 p.m. tonight at Faith Baptist Church.
Parents of Fredericksburg High School tennis players are asked to meet with the coaches tonight at 6 p.m. (after varsity practice) at the FHS Courts.
Fredericksburg High School volleyball teams will be on the road to La Vernia tonight for three games. The freshmen and JV play at 5 p.m. and the varsity at 6 p.m.
The Harper volleyball teams will be hosting Ingram tonight in the Harper Gym. The JV White plays at 5 p.m., the JV green at 6 p.m. and the varsity at 7 p.m.
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