Thursday, April 8, 2010

The road to expansion in Brownsville

The road to expansion
April 07, 2010 8:03 PM
By EMMA PEREZ-TREVINO, The Brownsville Herald

The City Commission moved forward Tuesday, authorizing management to enter into a partnership with a group of developers for the West Morrison Road expansion.

City Manager Charlie Cabler said Wednesday that the proposed agreement continues to be fine-tuned. He said that the group of developers that includes attorney Dennis Sanchez and developer Neal Simmons first have to form a tax-exempt non-profit organization, which hasn’t happened yet.

“They need to get that resolved,” Cabler said. “We are trying to enhance the trust level.”

Cabler was not able to say Wednesday if voters would have had to approve the bonds that the city intends to apply toward the expansion. Cabler said he would review this with the city’s legal department.

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