The Wharton City Council will consider and act on a Wharton Police Department request to enhance pedestrian safety for those who utilize the Santa Fe Trail.

Elected officials will be told the city has identified a need for the trail, which has four intersections where crosswalks are designated. The streets that intersect the trail are Pecan and Olive, North Rusk and North Fulton.

Wharton Police Chief will address the council on amending an existing ordinance during a regular Monday meeting at Wharton City Hall at 7 p.m.

The council will also consider and take action on the following:

• request from the Wharton Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture for assistance for Snow Day on the Square on Friday, Dec. 17;

• request by Tegrity Homes on behalf of Larry Jackson at 401 Correll Avenue for a setback variance;

• request by Russell Baird at 308 West Milam Street for various variances to replat;

• request by Matt Mullin on behalf of Alamo Lumber Company at 1106 North Richmond Road (Alamo Lumber Company);

• resolution approving the lease of a Vactor impact combination sewer cleaner from Kinloch Equipment & Supply;

• ordinance abandoning a utility easement at 106 South Outlar Street;

• request from Aranda Industries to preorder materials and to store materials at a secure location for levee project;

• request from David Bowlin, with Chapel Creek Investment, for assistance from the city for infrastructure at the Brooks at Caney Creek Houston Project.


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