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CITY NEWS 

BUDGET PROPOSAL

THIS BUDGET WILL RAISE MORE TOTAL PROPERTY TAXES THAN LAST YEAR'S BUDGET BY $25,595 OR 4.30% AND OF THAT AMOUNT, $971 IS TAX REVENUE TO BE RAISED FROM NEW PROPERTY ADDED TO THE TAX ROLL THIS YEAR. THE BUDGET PROPOSAL MEETING WILL BE MONDAY, AUGUST 23, 2021 AT 5:30 IN THE CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS. FOLLOWED PROMPTLY BY THE ADOPTION OF THE TAX RATE.

NOTICE OF ELECTION

Locations of Polling Places to Vote

BOIL WATER NOTICE RECINDED

Figure: 30 TAC §290.47(c)(3)

 

Boil Water Notice Rescinded

 

09/21/21

 

On September 16, 2021, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required the City of Winters public water system, TX 2000003 to issue a Boil Water Notice to inform customers, individuals, or employees that due to conditions which occurred recently in the public water system, the water from this public water system was required to be boiled prior to use for drinking water or human consumption purposes.

 

The public water system has taken the necessary corrective actions to restore the quality of the water distributed by this public water system used for drinking water or human consumption purposes and has provided TCEQ with laboratory test results that indicate that the water no longer requires boiling prior to use as of September 21,2021.

 

If you have questions concerning this matter, you may contact City Hall at 325-754-4424, 310 S. Main, Winters, TX.  In addition, this notice is posted to the city’s website at: cityofwinters.net, at City Hall, Security State Bank & The USPS.

 

If a customer, individual, or employee wishes to contact the executive director, please call (512) 239-4691

PER THE MAYOR AND CITY HALL: 

WE HAVE A SIGNIFICANT LEAK AT THE CORNER OF MURRAY AND PARSONAGE, WE ARE WORKING DILIGENTLY TO GET THE SITUATION UNDER CONTROL. IF YOU LIVE IN THAT AREA YOU WILL MOST LIKELY BE IMPACTED, FOR HOW LONG IS YET TO BE DETERMINED. PLEASE TAKE NECESSARY STEPS IN CASE WE HAVE TO TURN THE WATER OFF TO THE ENTIRE CITY IN ORDER TO MAKE NECESSARY REPAIRS. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL CITY HALL AT 325-754-4424.

COUNCIL MEETING

Council Meeting will be held Monday, September 27,2021 at 6:00 p.m. Residents are welcome and encouraged to attend. 
If you have an item you would like to bring before the Council, be sure to come to City Hall and complete a Citizen Participation Registration Form no later than the Thursday before the meeting.

ELM CREEK RESERVATION INFORMATION

All reservations  for the Cabana's, RV spaces or the Pavilion at Elm Creek Reservoir are made through City Hall, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. -5 p.m.  Unfortunately, at this time we do not take payments over the phone or online and all payments must be paid by check, cash or money order. Pricing as follows:

RV SPACES - $15/NIGHT 

CABANA (A-C) -$25/NIGHT

CRAPPIE CABANA - $35/NIGHT

PAVILION CABANA -$100/NIGHT

NOTE: All Cabana's are equipped with an air conditioner and electricity only. 

LIMB PICK-UP

Just a reminder that the City street crew offers the service of limb pick-up once a month. There is a charge for this service and is billed according to the size of your limb pile. The charge will reflect on the following month's water bill. Limbs should be cut to 3'-4' pieces, stacked and tied if possible. Also, please do not put limbs on the sidewalks, near meters or in the alley.

RG APPROVED BUDGET REPORT - 2019-2020 APPROVED BUDGET

RG APPROVED BUDGET REPORT - 2019-2020 approved budget

CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR OFFICE IN WINTERS TX

The Following are the Candidates Running for Offices Of The City Of Winters.

Mayor Candidates

Jack Davis Jr

Mark Burkhart

Chris Holloway

Seat 1 Candidates for Council

Eva Reyna

Elmer Buckelew

Seat 3 on Candidates for Council

 Clayton Woffenden

Stephen Joeris

SEWER GRANT

Releasing of funds for new sewer system click link below for more information Thanks.

FAIR HOUSING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT:
FAIR HOUSING, IT'S THE LAW

To promote fair housing practices, the City of Winters encourages potential homeowners
and renters to be aware of their rights under the National Fair Housing Law

WINTERS TEXTING SEAT BELT PSA

Information on Increasing seat belt use and reducing texting and driving

WINTERS - CR - DESIGNATION FORM FOR CIVIL RIGHTS OFFICER

The Civil Rights Officer shall be responsible for the oversight and compliance of fair housing and equal
opportunity activities to be performed by the
City of Winters, as required by the U.S. Department of Treasury Contract No TX1690.

 
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CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT 2020

EPA requires community water systems to deliver a Consumer Confidence Report, also known as an annual drinking water quality report, to their customers. These reports provide Americans information about their local drinking water quality. Attached is the latest report.

 
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WINTERS RICH HISTORICAL ATTRACTIONS

WINTERS: Z.I. HALE MUSEUM / ROCK HOTEL HERITAGE CENTER

The Z.I. Hale Museum bears the name of a local optometrist whose office now houses displays on early-day businesses, farming and ranching, education and home life. Highlights include the Ledbetter Pressed Glass Pitcher Collection, the second largest collection in the U.S., the J.N. Winters room with wedding dresses dating back to 1904, and the Music room interpreting the musical heritage of the area.  Visitors can find more exhibits in the museum’s Rock Hotel Heritage Center, a former railroad travelers’ hotel, built in 1909. It features a restored 1920s honeymoon suite and memorabilia from baseball legend Rogers Hornsby, a Hall of Fame inductee born in 1896 in Winters. The museum also presents an extensive collection of early farm implements housed in the 1927 farm equipment dealership of local farmer-inventor Gus Pruser. On display is a horse-drawn cotton picking machine that Pruser invented in 1912.