• July 19, 2019

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Code Enforcement ready to hand out school supplies at block party

For the third time in seven months, Code Enforcement will host a block party to continue the discussion about illegal dumping in the city of Odessa.

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ODC approves incentives plan

After several months of deliberation, the Odessa Development Corporation unanimously approved a workforce housing incentives infrastructure plan aimed at bringing additional workforce housing to the city.

5:21 pm | See more

Hooters guard trial starts

The trial for a former security guard accused of shooting a man in the back began Tuesday, with the jury hearing from officers at the scene and one witness account of the reported shooting.

5:28 pm | See more

Hamilton wants mobile home moratorium

As the city is working to bring more development to the area, one council member made a suggestion last week to stop the allowance of trailer homes to help bring about more housing development.

4:29 pm | See more

City interviewing city attorney candidates

The Odessa City Council is meeting for their biweekly work session today, which includes an executive session where they will discuss the hiring of a permanent city attorney.

5:14 pm | See more

City reviews transportation plan

The City Council received a presentation of a draft of their transportation master plan this week, which suggested some major changes to Grant Avenue and downtown.

7:00 am | See more

Sales tax holds steady

The City of Odessa’s sales tax check from the state for the month of July totaled more than $5.9 million, exceeding the city’s year-to-date projection by 61.87%.

2:15 pm | See more

City approves outside agency funding

The Odessa City Council approved distributing more than $3.4 million in hotel/motel tax revenue to various outside agencies to help promote the city during their Tuesday meeting. 

9:58 pm | See more

City considering outside agency funding

The Odessa City Council will look at requests from outside agencies for funding from hotel-motel tax dollars for programs intended to promote the city. 

3:43 pm | See more


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