The Brady City Council met twice this week. On Monday, Council Members gathered for a Workshop session focused primarily on preparations for developing the City budget for 2023.
Subjects covered in the Workshop included Council Member priorities for the budget, work session dates and topics and the process for developing the budget. Appearing on KNEL’s Morning Program Tuesday, Brady Mayor Tony Groves reported the Council will hold Budget work days on July 11,13 and 14.
At their meeting Tuesday night, the Council approved requests for street closures on June 25th for the Chamber’s 2nd Annual Farm to Table Dinner and on July 2nd for the annual July Jubilee parade.
The Council approved a grant of $1,000 from the Locker Sports Bar and Grill for Hotel Occupancy Tax funds for the Brady Crawfish and Drag Boat Throwdown on June 4th.
Also on the agenda was approval of a Resolution adopting certain Federal procedures and obligations connected to the acceptance of funds from the Texas Dept. of Agriculture for Community Development Block Grant agreements with the City.
The Council was also got an update on plans for the remodeled Police Department facility.
After getting an update on ongoing code issues at 901 Bombay Street, the Council voted to approve demolition of the house at that location.
The Council spent quite a bit of time hearing comments and complaints from a group of Brady residents concerned about animal control measures and enforcement.