Lubbock is joining three other Texas cities in seeking to reduce a proposed rate increase from Atmos Energy. Atmos Energy filed to increase their annual revenue by 7.7% across Lubbock, Amarillo, Dalhart & Channing.
"I think what we approved and what will come back before us maintains a good balance of respecting the history of our downtown, but at the same time being able to provide streets that are drivable and that are going to be cost effective to maintain in the future," Massengale said.
Mayor Pope is urging all citizens to wear face coverings and practice social distancing. His latest Disaster Declaration includes requirements for face coverings in certain circumstances, but there are no civil or criminal penalties for non-compliance.
The Lubbock City Council will consider the Second Readings for 10 separate zoning cases during Tuesday's city council meeting; including for townhomes to be built in South Lubbock at 1810 82nd Street. Tuesday's meeting will be held at the new Citizen's Tower at 1314 Avenue K.
This candidate filing deadline applies to the City of Lubbock, Lubbock ISD, Lubbock-Cooper ISD, Frenship ISD and many other municipal elections across the state. So far, Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope has drawn one opponent in his re-election bid