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McAllen and Edinburg are exploring creating a desalination plant to service both cities. The cities’ water supplies are dependent on the Rio Grande, which requires rainy seasons to replenish.
The City of Brownsville is hosting a Public Presentation on Mitte Cultural District Master Plan April 15. The public is encouraged to attend.
Mexico and the United States haven’t built a new crossing point for freight trains between the countries for more than a century. That’s about to change in the next few weeks, largely because of the efforts of local governments in South Texas.
Ramiro Garza, City Manager for the City of Edinburg has been awarded re-certification by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The re-certification required every three years, was awarded to Garza who met demanding requirements for continuing education and service to the profession.
The City of Edinburg is once again the top choice for shoppers. The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Monthly Sales Tax Allocation Summary released Wednesday, April 8, shows Edinburg with a 14.38 percent increase. The rise demonstrates the highest increase among other large cities in the Rio Grande Valley.