The Crockett City council took another step forward on the progress of accepting the Texas Community Development Block Grant Program. The council approved a resolution designating authorized signatories for the contractual documents for requesting funds for the grant. They also approved the Block Grant’s Civil rights Policies that make sure the city is in compliance with federal and state laws. The council also declared the month of April as “Fair Housing Month” which “provides an opportunity for all Americans to recognize that complete success in the goal of equal housing opportunity can only be accomplished with the help and cooperation of all Americans”
The council also dealt with the pending sale of the Crockett State School to Crockett ISD. The council made and passed a motion saying that the City will pay for the insurance and utilities up to December 18th. After which the city will seek reimbursement from Crockett ISD for bill incurred after the 18th for the insurance, utilities, and salaries of the workers. That proposal will be made to the School board but the City Council approved authorizing City Administrator John Angerstien to expend the funds.