The new Parks Advisory Board will study the financial costs of reopening a public pool before making a recommendation to the Devine City Council.
A Parks Advisory Board was approved and a decision on reclaiming the former public pool from the Devine Swim Club, Inc. was postponed at the Regular meeting of the Devine City Council last Tuesday, August 15.
Continue reading “Devine City Council forms Parks Advisory Board, postpones action on pool”
AUGUST 11–Story updated at 6:07 pm–The City of Devine will discuss a variety of issues at their upcoming meeting, and perhaps the hottest topic will be a discussion about reopening the swimming pool. In an interview today, Fred Morales has verified that he and the other owners of the pool are ready and willing to give the pool to the city if they are willing to re-open it as a public pool.
Continue reading “Devine to discuss “taking back the Swimming Pool” soon”
The following reports were included in City Council packets at the regular meeting on July 18.
Continue reading “Devine City Council June reports”
This illustration of a splash pad was one of several examples provided at the Special meeting of the Devine City Council on July 24.
Ten new amenities will be installed at Briscoe Park if the City is awarded a Local Parks Grant by Texas Parks & Wildlife (TPW).
Continue reading “Splash pad anchors grant proposal to improve Briscoe Park”
An aerial view of Briscoe Park shows existing structures and trees. Possible locations of a splash pad and other additions including a pavilion, gazebo, horseshoe court, half-basketball court, and increased parking are outlined in yellow. Existing water and sewer lines are also shown.
The short but intense debate over whether to seek a grant from Texas Parks & Wildlife (TPW) to add a splash pad and other amenities to Briscoe Park was put to rest on July 24 when the Devine City Council voted 4-1 to move ahead in its pursuit.
Continue reading “Devine aims for park upgrades”
The Devine City Council approved a request by Bonnie Mendoza to name the alley behind her house Mendoza Alley, and rejected Gabriel Hausauer’s request to replat 406 Monticello Circle and 1505 Libold Drive into two lots at the Special meeting held last Tuesday, July 11.
Continue reading “Devine City Council renames alley, rejects variance request”
The following reports were included in Council members’ packets at the Devine City Council meeting on June 20.
Continue reading “Devine PD handles over a thousand calls in two-month span”
Thanks to a sizable contribution from South Texas Rangel Foundations of Natalia, the Driscoll Public Library is pleased to be able to host Mad Science for our end of the summer program.
Continue reading “Mad Science to round out the summer @ the Driscoll Public Library”
The Driscoll Public Library hosts and evening of adult coloring each month.
The Driscoll Public Library is hosting their monthly “Night of Colors” on Monday, July 10 at 7:00 pm.
Continue reading “Coloring for adults @ the Driscoll Public Library July 10”
The Devine Food Pantry will host a Burger-in-a-Bag Fundraiser on Saturday, July 15th at their 309 N. Teel location from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm.
Continue reading “Devine Food Pantry Burger-in-a-Bag fundraiser July 15”