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Lewisville City Council adopts City’s Legislative Agenda

Post Date:January 13, 2017 10:12 a.m.
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Lewisville City Council recently approved the City’s Legislative Agenda and authorized the Mayor and City Manager to communicate the City’s adopted legislative priorities.

The 85th Texas Legislature convened on January 10 and is expected to consider legislation on a wide range of issues with a direct impact on municipal government in general and on Lewisville in particular. Lewisville’s document classifies those important topics into six categories – Local Authority, Local Revenue, Parks Funding, Public Safety, Transportation, and Water.

The agenda also identifies 10 critical issues that will receive extra attention during the 2017 legislative session – Phase 2 Funding for I-35E, Annexation, Local Revenue Caps, Water Rates, Rights-of-Way, Revenue Redistribution, Land Use, Online Sales Taxes, Water Re-Use, and Mass Transit.

To read the full 2017 Legislative Agenda approved by the City Council, please visit the Legislative Agenda page on cityoflewisville.com.