• September 19, 2019

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Downtown Odessa tavern a possibility

Three business partners pitched the idea for a sports-centric tavern on Grant Avenue to Odessa City Council this week to support revitalization attempts in Downtown Odessa.

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Sales tax up again

The City of Odessa received its September sales tax check, in the amount of, $5,805,281.93. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax of 1/4 cent. The City of Odessa will receive $4,644,225.54 and the Odessa Development Corporation will receive $1,161,056.39.

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Opening ceremony set for Sherwood, Slator community buildings

The City of Odessa Parks and Recreation Department is inviting the community out to the Sherwood and Slator Community Buildings’ Opening Ceremony.

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City considering impact fees

Not long after the Midland City Council, the Odessa City Council received a rundown on impact fees, what they are and how they could help the city pay for its rapid growth.

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Texas Transportation Commission approves 2020 UTP

The Texas Transportation Commission unanimously approved a statewide transportation plan today that will provide more than $2 billion in additional funding to transportation projects in the Odessa region over the next decade.

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Citizens speak out at tax hearing

Odessans will have one more chance Sept. 10 to give their thoughts about the proposed tax rate before the Odessa City Council approves keeping the rate the same, which would still amount to paying more.

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Citizens speak out at tax hearing

The Odessa City Council held its first public hearing for the proposed tax rate for the next fiscal year, and some residents spoke out against the proposed rate, which will be kept the same but still means paying more. 

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City spending $7.5M on supplemental requests

The City of Odessa will be making some final amendments to their budget for this year before the next budget year kicks in to address some departmental issues, including some improvements to the Odessa Police Department, Odessa Fire Rescue and the parks department.

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City holding first tax hearing

The first of two tax rate hearings will be held at the Odessa City Council’s Tuesday meeting, where they plan to keep the same tax rate as last year, which is still a tax increase.

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