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CITY TAX RATES Three City Councils approved their respective property tax rates at meetings held Sept. 15. See your city’s scal year 2020-21 tax rate below. Southlake: $0.405 per $100 Grapevine: $0.282601 per $100 Colleyville: $0.304365 per $100 Colleyville City Council Meets at 7:30 p.m. the rst and third Tuesday of each month. MEETINGSWE COVER Meets at 7:30 p.m. the rst and third Tuesday of each month. www.grapevinetexas.gov Southlake City Council Meets at 7 p.m. the rst and third Tuesday of each month. www.cityofsouthlake.com Grapevine-Colleyville ISD board Meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month. www.gcisd.net Carroll ISD board Meets at 5:30 p.m. the rst and third Monday of each month. www.southlakecarroll.edu www.colleyville.com Grapevine City Council
Carroll ISDnames interimsuperintendent
Southlake sewer rates to increase inOctober
BY GAVIN PUGH
CARROLL ISD District adminis- trators named Jeremy Lyon as the interim superintendent Sept. 15 amid the search for a permanent hire. Lyon, a former Frisco ISD super- intendent, will serve as the interim CISD superintendent starting Oct. 15. This move will allow for outgoing Superintendent David Faltys to transition to a special adviser role through the end of December ahead of his scheduled retirement. “He is personable, a good listener, and has experience leading a large district, which will serve him well as he steps into this temporary role,” CISD Board President Michelle Moore said in a release. Firm Thompson & Horton is conducting the search for the district’s next leader as Lyon takes his temporary seat. Lyon retired from his FISD position in 2017 with a total of 14 years of experience as superintendent, according to the
BY SANDRA SADEK
ISD is an extraordi- nary school district, with a reputation for excel- lence across this state and nation,” Lyon said
SOUTHLAKE Residents can expect to see a 2% increase on their water utility bill as a result of a rate increase for sewer treatment in Denton Creek and Central Wastewater Regional wastewater plants. The increase became eective Oct. 1 and will be reected in residents’ November bill. According to a press release from the city of Southlake, collections will increase by $0.42, and the maximum charge customers will see is $74.78 per month. The Denton Creek and Central Wastewater Regional wastewater plants are managed by the Trinity River Authority, which serves residents throughout Tarrant County, including Southlake. The scal year 2020-21 budget will be approved by the board of directors in October, Trinity River Authority spokesperson Vanassa Joseph said.
in the release. “I am humbled in my opportunity to make a small but important contribution to its excellence and success.” Faltys had previously planned to announce his retirement after spring break in 2020, but that was pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Dr. Lyon did a masterful job while in Frisco and is highly respected by superintendents across the state,” Faltys said in the release. “The Board has made an excellent choice.”
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