MPR City Council meets to discuss future events
Sunday, 22 July 2012 by David Tuma
It was a light meeting at the Morgan's Point Resort city council meeting Tuesday night.
They approved the minutes of the June meeting and approved the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality water report.
The annual report goes out to all customers that MPR serves.
Customers were called late Tuesday and told that it is no longer required to boil water before drinking.
The City of Temple serves the area of MPR and had a major shut down of services with no back plan for lack of power.
They approved Heather Self and family members for a license to sell snow cones and drinks near the MPR swimming pool for three months.
The Mary Ruth Briggs Library will host reading games for children July 21, July 28, August 4 and 11th from 10 a.m. to noon. The library added books and 16 new members in June with 63 volunteer hours served.
MPR will host the MPR BBQ cook-off August 10-12 with live music and vendors. Construction of the Dollar General Store should be finished in July and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department working with the Economic Development Corporation will be in MPR in August to map our trails.
Work will begin next month on the annual budget. The MPR Fire Department made 24 calls in June including three fires.
Traffic around Rogers Park is at an all time high and residents are urged caution if walking on side streets leading into the area because of vehicle traffic.
The Maintenance Department repaired roads on Apache, Cliffside, Cheyenne and Oakmont. Eight arrest were made during the month by the Police Department with 504 calls received in June. For the year only three traffic accidents have been reported in MPR.
The Water Department shut off 22 locations due to lack of payment and two employees received training.
The Marina used Police Chief Fred Churchill on collections for the marina. Fire hydrants were flushed June 7th.
Zumba Fitness classes are being held at Fire Station Monday and Wednesday starting at 6:15 p.m. and Saturday at 9:30 a.m.