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Texas A&M’s President Tells The Faculty Senate The University Will Continue To Follow Pandemic Protocols From The Governor And The A&M System

9/14/2021
New Texas A&M president Katherine Banks first visit before the university’s faculty senate included multiple requests to move classes online and require pandemic vaccinations and wearing masks. Dr. Banks stated more than once that A&M [Read More...] The post Texas A&M’s President Tells The Faculty Senate The University Will Continue To Follow Pandemic Protocols From The Governor And The A&M System appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:02:39

Local Woman’s 100th Birthday Includes A Brazos County Commission Proclamation And Serenade

9/14/2021
Tuesday’s Brazos County commission meeting included the appearance of a local woman on her 100th birthday. Hazel Royder Von Roeder received a proclamation, then commissioners led the singing of “Happy Birthday”. The proclamation recognized her [Read More...] The post Local Woman’s 100th Birthday Includes A Brazos County Commission Proclamation And Serenade appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:03:43

College Station City Council Majority Tells Developers Of A Proposed Townhome Complex To Get Neighborhood Support

9/10/2021
For the second time in seven months, a College Station city council majority sides with residents in a single family neighborhood. 225 residents in Doves Crossing signed a petition against changing the land use designation [Read More...] The post College Station City Council Majority Tells Developers Of A Proposed Townhome Complex To Get Neighborhood Support appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:00:12

Brazos County Commissioners Receive Pandemic Requests

9/10/2021
Brazos County commissioners were asked during Tuesday’s meeting to reopen the vaccination hub at the Brazos Center when booster shots become available. The request was made during the public comment portion of the meeting from [Read More...] The post Brazos County Commissioners Receive Pandemic Requests appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:02:41

College Station City Council And Staff Working On More Notification Of Proposed Zoning And Other Land Use Changes

9/9/2021
The College Station city council and city staff are working to provide more ways for residents to be notified of proposed zoning changes and related development items. The agenda item that was discussed for 40 [Read More...] The post College Station City Council And Staff Working On More Notification Of Proposed Zoning And Other Land Use Changes appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:42

College Station City Council Still Interested In Proposed Veterans Park Military Heritage Center

9/7/2021
In September of last year, the College Station city council was approached about building a two story military heritage center at Veterans Park. During the council’s last meeting, there was no opposition to Dennis Maloney’s [Read More...] The post College Station City Council Still Interested In Proposed Veterans Park Military Heritage Center appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:07

Board of Regents Chairman Welcomes New Members to SEC

8/31/2021
Tim Leach, Texas A&M University System Board of Regents Chairman, opened this month’s BOR meeting by welcoming the University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma to the Southeastern Conference. Click below to hear Tim [Read More...] The post Board of Regents Chairman Welcomes New Members to SEC appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:48

College Station City Council Approves Remote Pay For Parking In The Northgate District For Aggie Football Home Games

8/27/2021
The City of College Station is partially moving forward with remote pay parking during Aggie football weekends. Approved at Thursday’s council meeting was the implementation of remote pay parking with the Park Mobile app, but [Read More...] The post College Station City Council Approves Remote Pay For Parking In The Northgate District For Aggie Football Home Games appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:00:27

Bryan City Council Approves Two Economic Development Agreements That Includes A $7 Million Dollar C.C. Creations Manufacturing Facility

8/26/2021
A local manufacturer plans a $7 million dollar expansion that will add 150 jobs earning an average wage of $18.50 per hour. That’s one of two economic development agreements the Bryan city council approved during [Read More...] The post Bryan City Council Approves Two Economic Development Agreements That Includes A $7 Million Dollar C.C. Creations Manufacturing Facility appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:41

College Station ISD Paying More For Liability Insurance During The 2021-22 School Year

8/24/2021
Hailstorms and last February’s winter storm contributed to a six digit increase in the premium for property and liability insurance coverage for the next school year in College Station ISD (CSISD). During the CSISD board’s [Read More...] The post College Station ISD Paying More For Liability Insurance During The 2021-22 School Year appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:04:38

Bryan ISD School Board Members Approve “Commissioning” Contract As Part Of Building New Intermediate School Three

8/24/2021
A relatively small part of the nearly $46 million dollar cost to build Bryan ISD’s third intermediate school is something required by code called “commissioning”. BISD’s construction manager Paul Buckner tells WTAW News that there [Read More...] The post Bryan ISD School Board Members Approve “Commissioning” Contract As Part Of Building New Intermediate School Three appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:02:03

College Station Council Member Questions Why The City Requires Private Companies To Wash Recyclable Trash Collection Trucks

8/19/2021
The College Station city council at its last meeting approved a contract, allowing another for-profit company to offer the collection of recyclable materials. Before the vote, councilwoman Elizabeth Cunha asked why the contract requires the [Read More...] The post College Station Council Member Questions Why The City Requires Private Companies To Wash Recyclable Trash Collection Trucks appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:48

Brazos County Commissioners Are Introduced To Aggieland Humane Society’s New Director

8/18/2021
A new director has been hired at Aggieland Humane Society. Brazos County commissioners, who have an agreement with the agency, were introduced to Jennifer Young during this week’s meeting. Kathy Bice, who is retiring in [Read More...] The post Brazos County Commissioners Are Introduced To Aggieland Humane Society’s New Director appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:04

Bryan City Councilmen Recognize Their Wives

8/13/2021
A lighter moment wrapped up the August meeting of the Bryan city council meeting. Mayor pro tem Buppy Simank, who was the last councilman to share in the council’s “items of community interest” agenda item, [Read More...] The post Bryan City Councilmen Recognize Their Wives appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:00:54

Texas House Votes To Order The Return Of Members With Unexcused Absences

8/11/2021
The Texas House approves a motion to bring back to Austin, members who have unexcused absences. Following the 80-12 vote on the motion by representative Will Metcalf of Montgomery, Speaker Dade Phelan announced members had [Read More...] The post Texas House Votes To Order The Return Of Members With Unexcused Absences appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:09

College Station City Council Learns There Is No Conduct Policy For Council Appointees

8/10/2021
The July 8th College Station city council meeting included a request for the city attorney to research standards of conduct by council appointees to city boards and committees. At the July 22nd council meeting, city [Read More...] The post College Station City Council Learns There Is No Conduct Policy For Council Appointees appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:00:53

Guaranteed Maximum Price To Build Bryan ISD’s Third Intermediate School Is Under Budget

8/3/2021
Friday morning is groundbreaking for Bryan ISD’s third intermediate school. BISD board members on Monday approved the total guaranteed maximum price at $45.7 million dollars. Facilities director Paul Buckner says that is $182,000 under budget. [Read More...] The post Guaranteed Maximum Price To Build Bryan ISD’s Third Intermediate School Is Under Budget appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:02:07

Texas A&M System Board of Regents Votes 8-1 To Allow Texas And Oklahoma To Join The SEC

7/28/2021
The Texas A&M system board of regents voted 8-1 to direct A&M’s president to allow Texas and Oklahoma to join the Southeastern Conference (SEC). Voting no was Mike Hernandez of Ft. Worth. After the vote, [Read More...] The post Texas A&M System Board of Regents Votes 8-1 To Allow Texas And Oklahoma To Join The SEC appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:33

Brazos County Commissioners Approve Election Administrator’s Request To Move Location Of Wellborn Area Voting Center

7/23/2021
A request from Brazos County’s elections administrator to change a voting center location was questioned by county commissioners during Tuesday’s meeting before it was unanimously approved. Trudy Hancock says they were not able to get [Read More...] The post Brazos County Commissioners Approve Election Administrator’s Request To Move Location Of Wellborn Area Voting Center appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:18

City Of College Station’s Historical Preservation Committee Presents Its 107th Residential Marker

7/23/2021
Thursday’s College Station city council meeting included the presentation of the city’s historical preservation committee’s 107th residential marker. The home at 610 Welsh, in the Southside Historic District, was built in 1947. Click HERE to [Read More...] The post City Of College Station’s Historical Preservation Committee Presents Its 107th Residential Marker appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:03:18