Mayor Travis Hall

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Greetings from the Mayor’s office: We have already started working on next year’s city budget and I have several goals in mind. We are going to do our best to keep city taxes from increasing, as well as no water rate increases. We will continue our street maintenance program and the following streets are targeted for re-paving: Oakhaven, Oak Valley, […]

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Greetings from the Mayor’s office: This past Tuesday, Congressman Henry Cuellar was in town to award the City of Pleasanton an aviation capital improvement grant in the amount of $ 508,000. We are truly grateful and the following is part of my welcome to the Congressman and those in attendance at our Municipal Airport. “The City Council and I are […]

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Greetings from the Mayor’s office: Cowboy Homecoming 2019, has now come and gone and what a success. Our thanks to Brad and Cindy Mumm and all the Chamber Directors as well as all the Turn N Burn competitors, volunteers and sponsors. And thanks to all who attended this year’s events and especially to our CH Queen and Court. The parade […]

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Greetings from the Mayor’s office: It’s Cowboy Homecoming 2019, and I hope you will join us in the celebration this weekend. I am looking forward to all the activities and can’t help remembering the first Homecoming in the mid 60s and all the preparation that went into starting this annual tradition in this wonderful city. I was in high school […]

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Greetings from the Mayor’s office: This past Thursday evening’s city council meeting had an agenda item concerning the Pleasanton River Park master plan renovation. We discussed and directed city staff to enter into Contribution-in-aidof Construction agreement concerning lighting for the walking paths in the river park. AEP will install and maintain 74 LED lights and associated electrical equipment. LED lights […]

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Greetings from the Mayor’s office: I have had many questions over the past several months about our city’s building code. There are some citizens here that think a building code is just another way of generating income for the city. Not so….it is so much more than that. If you look at the first building code established in the US […]

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Greetings from the Mayor’s office: Our city street maintenance initiative continues and even though the weather has not been cooperating, I think we will have some dryer weather this week. Some folks think it’s a bad idea to try to work on repairing or repaving our streets during the winter time. But, if we only did street maintenance seven months […]

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Greetings from the Mayor’s office: This week, I will be asking each council member to nominate a person to serve on the Complete Count Committee (CCC). The US Census Bureau will conduct a count of all households in 2020. Our local CCC volunteers will help promote all census related activities in this community and will be working with our city’s […]

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Greetings from the Mayor’s office: With this week’s column, I wanted to visit with you about the Chamber of Commerce and Cowboy Homecoming. There are some folks who live in Pleasanton that would like to do away with the Homecoming. They have told me so. But, bad idea. We certainly need to continue to promote our city and the history […]

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Greetings from the Mayor’s office: As I look into the history of how Texas cities were established, I find starting with Texas’ Independence in 1845. The legislature began creating cities to do its local work. Cities were on their own as for providing local services to their citizens. Today, cities provide police and fire protection, maintaining the roads we drive […]


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