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City Council proposes lower property tax rate for next fiscal year

The council will vote on the budget, tax rate at future meetings

VICTORIA, Texas - During the Aug. 2 City Council meeting, the council voted to propose a lower property tax for the next fiscal year. The proposal recommended a property tax rate of $0.5582 per $100 of valuation, a decrease…

April Butler running for Victoria City Council District 6 seat

"I believe we need transparency from our elected officials that we need to spend our tax dollars wisely. We need to make choices now. Not just for current residents but for our future. And ultimately, listen when the citizens of Victoria speak," says Butler. 

VICTORIA, Texas – The May 7 General Election is just a few weeks away and two people are in the race for City Council District 6. Incumbent Mark…

The race for City Council District 6

April Butler faces incumbent Mark Loffgren in the May 7 election

  VICTORIA, Texas - The May 7 General Election is just a few weeks away and two people are in the race for City Council District 6. [caption id="attachment_3447542"…

Press briefing kicks off TAAF Winter Games

TAAF Winter Games open to public all weekend

VICTORIA, Texas - On Friday, Jan. 14, the city of Victoria held a press briefing to kick off the Texas Amateur Athletic Foundation winter games at the VISD Aquatic center. City council members support hosting these tournaments as they will…

City Council: Concerned pet owners speak out against proposed animal ordinance

Several concerned citizens spoke out against the proposed animal ordinance at the Special City Council meeting.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Tuesday, Aug. 31, the Victoria City Council held a special meeting. During their meeting, they continued their open discussion about the animal related city code ordinance. This proposal included code section 4-32, which limits the number…

Potential changes to Victoria's animal ordinance concerns pet owners

One pet owner expresses strong concern over potential pet limits in Victoria.

VICTORIA, Texas - Pet owners express concern over the city's animal and fowl ordinance, proposing the possibility of limiting households to a set number of pets. City attorney Thomas Gwosdz explains…

Victoria's 2022 city budget proposed

The proposed budget is $166 million, almost $20 million more than last year

VICTORIA, Texas - The 2022 city budget for Victoria has been proposed at $166 million dollars, almost $20 million more than last year's budget. There is also a proposed 58.82 cent…

Community Crossroads: Duane Crocker

Community Crossroads host Carolina Astrain interviews Duane Crocker, one of the five candidates for the City of Victoria City Council District 3 seat.

VICTORIA, Texas – As part of Community Crossroads, host Carolina Astrain interviewed Duane Crocker, one of the five candidates for the District 3 seat on the Victoria City Council. Here is…

City of Victoria seeks three members to serve on Planning Commission

Make sure to apply by the deadline

VICTORIA, Texas - The City of Victoria is looking for three members of the public to serve on the Planning Commission for a three-year term that expires in august 2024. The Planning Commission reviews and approves new residential and commercial…

Five candidates vying for Victoria City Council District 3 seat

Special election is set for July 3, 2021

VICTORIA, Texas- Chad Austin Hall was the final candidate to file to run in the Victoria City Council District 3 race. Hall faces Aaron Franco, Duane Crocker, Lee Andrew Cantu and Joe Geistman. Jeff Bauknight won the District 3 seat…

Race for Victoria City Council District 3 heats up

Attorney Duane Crocker is running in District 3

VICTORIA, Texas- Duane Crocker has filed to run in the race for Victoria City Council District 3. Crocker is an attorney. Aaron Franco, a financial center manager, has also filed to run. He lost to incumbent Jeff Bauknight on May…

Mayor candidates: Crook, Bauknight, and Alvarez

VICTORIA, Texas - City plans to call a special election for district 3 on Tuesday, May 11. During a special joint meeting with Parks & Recreation. Once the city calls for a special election, applications for district 3 candidacy will…

Updated May 1, 2021 election results, all precincts reporting

All precincts have been reported for the election

VICTORIA, Texas -  All precincts have been reported for the May 1, 2021 V.I.S.D. School Board and City Council Election. For the results of the May 1 election, click here. Stay tuned for more information regarding the May 1, 2021…

Updated May 1, 2021 election results

Stay tuned for more updated numbers

VICTORIA, Texas - For updated election results for the May 1 V.I.S.D. School Board and City election, click here Stay tuned for more election results throughout the night. Updates will be posted as they come in.

Wayne Callis keeps his city council seat in Edna

Callis wills 59 votes

EDNA, Texas- Wayne Callis is the incumbent in District 2 and he will keep his city council seat. He won 50 votes. His opponent Shana Brook won 35 votes. Click here for results in Victoria.