Ordinance on building regulations revamped in Poteet

Another old ordinance that was approved in 2017 regarding the building regulations was revamped by the current City Attorney Molly Solis. The previous one was based on Boerne’s ordinance and so much of it did not apply to Poteet. She has simplified, condensed and made the regulations easier to understand. This ordinance would repeal the previous one. She suggested the […]


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Rep. Cuellar help secures over $1.5 billion for low-income students and Hispanic education

Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) helped include over $1.5 billion in the U.S. House of Representative’s fiscal year 2019 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill to expand education programs for low-income students and Hispanic student populations. Specifically, this bill provides funding for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP), Federal TRiO Programs and […]

Texas Sales Tax Holiday Aug. 10-12

(AUSTIN) — Whether you’re in need of book bags, blackboard chalk or bell-bottom pants, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on those and certain other items during the state’s sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 10-12. The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies […]

Poteet Market Days, car show this weekend

This Friday and Saturday, August 3-4, Poteet Music Pavilion and Grill (9125 N. State Hwy. 16 in Poteet) will host their monthly Poteet Market Days. Friday evening will feature the Show and Shine Car Show from 7 -10 p.m. Vendors will be selling their handcrafted wares and there will be plenty of hot food and cold drinks with door prizes […]


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The Way I See It

In this world of hyper connectivity – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, LinkedIn, texting, email, and (gasp) phone calls and mail – I feel that we are more disconnected than ever. Gone are the days that when someone called your telephone land line and you missed the call cause you weren’t there to answer. What happened? The person kept calling back […]

Local Matters

What an exciting week in Atascosa County. Two local residents, Peter Flores, Republican, Pleasanton and Charlie Urbina Jones, Democrat ran for the Texas State Senate Seat vacated by Carlos Uresti. With 100 percent of precincts reporting as of Tuesday at 10:00 p.m. Flores received 34%, Gallego 29% and Guitierrez, 24%. No one else received more than 3%. Pleasanton resident Flores […]

Mayor’s Message

Greetings from the Mayor’s office: This past week I had the opportunity to attend the Texas Municipal League’s Conference for newly elected mayors. It was held in Waco and I certainly came back with some valuable information. After working for a state agency for some 26 plus years, I have learned that “you never know which way the wind blows […]

Chief Priest’s Weekly Report

The weekly police blotter has been posted to our website, you can find it at www.lytletx.org/police. Feel free to email or contact me if you have any questions. richard.priest@lytletx.org. It was a busy week around our office, we handled a total of 65 calls for service. That’s a high number but the vast majority were minor calls that didn’t involve […]

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