The City of Navasota is getting ready to celebrate its 150th birthday. And during the latest City Council meeting Assistant City Manager Shawn Myatt told council, staff settled on October 22nd for the annual celebration and already has some events preparing for residents and visitors to enjoy.
Myatt also briefed council on the upcoming city magazine noting that local freelancer Connie Clements has done a fantastic job with the layout and pictures, and expects the first issues to hit the stands sometime in September.
And speaking of making things look good, council is approved the city’s request to apply for a program that would help move four low-income home-owners into new homes.
And City Manager Brad Stafford says he’s seen it improve peoples lives in the past if the city is approved for the program it would have to pay around $6000 or 7% of the cost, per new home.
And lastly council finally filled new Councilman Josh Fultz’s old planning and zoning position with Ex-Councilman Randy Peters, who will hold the seat until November of next year.