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City council to meet Tuesday

Gainesville City Council is set to consider amending city ordinances regarding a juvenile curfew at its upcoming regular meeting.

The council plans to meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, in council chambers at the Municipal Building, 200 S. Rusk St.

A public hearing on an ordinance designating a juvenile curfew and providing a penalty of up to $500 per violation is on the agenda.

Following the public hearing, council members will consider action on the first reading of the proposed ordinance, according to the agenda notice provided by city officials.

Other items up for consideration include an alley abandonment in the George Sparks addition; approval for construction of a concrete parking lot at the Meals on Wheels of Texoma facility on Weaver Street and agreement to pay half the construction costs; authorization for a sales tax rebate agreement with Select Energy Services LLC; and various measures related to the Gainesville Economic Development Corp.

GEDC-related measures up for consideration include approval of a contract extension for the GEDC executive director, approval of GEDC budget amendments and approval of amendments to GEDC bylaws.

The council plans to move into closed session to discuss real property, economic development and attorney privilege items, according to the agenda notice. It’ll reconvene into open session before adjournment.

AARP local gathering on Friday

The local AARP Cooke County Chapter 1049 will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at the Stanford House, 401 W. Garnett St.

Members are invited to attend. For more information, call Margarita Harper at 940-665-3396.

Library to close for Thanksgiving

The Cooke County Library will close early at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, and will remain closed Thursday, Nov. 22 through Saturday, Nov. 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

The library will reopen at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26, with normal hours, according to a library press release.

The library’s online resources will still be available while the facility is closed, according to the release. Its website is http://cookecountylibrary.org.