Tag: City of Greenville

Citizen Steve Ramsey caused the participants to chuckle when he said, "my wife is the queen of recycling". Image by Jim Satterwhite

Greenville City Council Gets an Ear Full

Once again, the Greenville City Council sat down and faced a bee hive of concerned citizens.  The issue brewing is city trash collection vendors servicing Greenville.  Several councilpersons were concerned that twice a week pickup would cause more wear and tear to city streets. Two council persons, Brent Money and […]

Downtown was wet Tuesday. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

The Rains Came

Last Sunday, church congregations across the county were praying for rain. Today, if appears the prayers were answered.  The rain started to fall early Tuesday morning just after midnight and continued for almost 23-hours.  Some rain gage watchers report almost three inches fell in that period with the heaviest rains […]

There are many historic buildings in Greenville. Citizen owners have stated their preference to forego another layer of bureaucracy to hinder renovation. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Moratorium Passes!

The 90-day moratorium effecting building alterations in the downtown historic district of Greenville, Texas passed five to two at a special called meeting Monday night.  The council room was packed and several were standing in the hallway. Attorney Daniel Ray explained that the moratorium will give the city time to […]

The Cadillac Hotel is but one example of a historic building that is slowly returning to dust.  Apartment dwellings for senior citizens could be the catalyst that brings this historic building back to life.  Image courtesy of Eric Hodel.

Central Business District Moratorium Discussed

The City Council considered an ordinance Tuesday evening that would impose a moratorium on building alterations in the Central Area Zoning District of Greenville, Texas.  Applications and plans for development of buildings in the district, plats, verifications, re-zonings, site plans and new or revised Certificates of Occupancy. The meeting room […]

The City Attorney Contract was discussed in executive session during the last council meeting of September.  Attorney Daniel Ray currently serves as attorney for the City of Greenville.  Image by Jim Satterwhite.

City Council Discuss the City Attorney Contract

Attorney Daniel Ray received his undergraduate degree from the prestigious Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas.  He went on to earn his law degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.  He worked for several large Dallas firms before coming to Greenville and joining with Bob Scott in 2007. His […]