The City of Granbury issued 15 building permits in October. The $1.44 million in permits included five new residential and three new swimming pools.
VIP Customs, 512 N. Travis St., fence, $1,500.
VIP Customs, 500 N. Travis St., demolition residential, $65.
J Allen Homes Inc., 1006 Sunset Bay Court, new residential, $354,379.
Custom Designs Pool Co., 1600 Monterey Bay Court, new swimming pool, $38,000.… Read the rest
Numerous Christmas parties, banquets and celebrations are planned at the Granbury Resort Conference Center and other city properties in December.
Dec. 2: Granbury High School Girls Volleyball Banquet (250)
Dec. 3: CTT Christmas party (250)
Dec. 6: Granbury Chamber of Commerce Christmas luncheon (200)
Dec. 6: United Cooperative Services Christmas party (350)
Dec. 7: Lake Granbury Medical Center Christmas party (300)
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The Granbury Chamber of Commerce is announcing the addition of seven ambassadors to the organization. The Ambassador committee consists of 30-40 members who serve as public relations and goodwill representatives for the chamber.
New to the group are Greg Corrigan,Sandy Montanino, Michelle Rich, Jennifer Sistrunk, Sally Stanfield, Judy Trivett and Cynthia Valley.
The 2014 officers are Kim Fancher, chair, and Stan Wasielewski, vice-chair .… Read the rest
Nearly 2,000 United Cooperative Services members and guests convened Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Glen Rose High School Auditorium to celebrate the cooperative’s 75th anniversary.
Board member Johnnie Rollins was re-elected to represent the members in District 6 (Lake Granbury and Northeast Hood County).
Board Vice President Larry Bays was re-elected to represent the co-op’s members in District 7 (Southwestern Erath, Hamilton and Bosque Counties).… Read the rest
Granbury’s sales tax revenue is up 13 percent for the month, according to numbers released by Texas Comptroller Susan Combs.
The sales tax figures represent September sales, which were forwarded to the state in October. Tax allocations to the taxing entities are made by the state in November.
Combs will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts their November local sales tax allocations totaling $654.6 million, up 7 percent compared to November 2012.… Read the rest
The City of Granbury approved nearly $4.4 million in building permits in September. Construction for the Hood County Emergency Operations Center led the list with a value of $1.4 million.
Permits include Design and Decor furniture store on Waters Edge Drive, and Dicky’s BBQ in the shopping center near Michael’s on Highway 377.
McDavid Construction, 1315 S. Morgan St., commercial remodel, $75,000.… Read the rest
Food service health inspection scores are posted monthly by the city of Granbury.
Inspections occur about twice a year, not all businesses are inspected each month. Each violation has a demerit value, and this is subtracted from 100 to give the inspection score.
Restaurants with a failing score of 59 or below are closed immediately and must be re-inspected before opening.… Read the rest