Salado aldermen voted unanimously Feb. 18 for the zoning of 57.985± acres to Planned Development District-Commercial and then voted 4-1 for the zoning and rezoning of two properties totaling 251.187± acres to Planned Development-Mixed Use.
Agreements include property tax rebates, effluent use, tourism dollars for development
Salado mayor Skip Blancett and landowner Billie Hanks, Jr. signed into effect on Nov. 25 more than 200 pages of agreements and a 12 page Warranty Deed. The board of aldermen approved the agreements following a two-hour executive session on Nov. 19.
Salado aldermen directed staff to “negotiate and prepare an engineer’s contract for consideration at the next meeting for services to establish the Village’s Certificate of Convenience and Necessity Service Area for a wastewater system.”
The board voted unanimously Sept. 3 for the first of three motions concerning the wastewater treatment plant and the agreements between the Village and The Sanctuary, LLC.
Aldermen postpone action on wastewater services, agreement, donation agreement and development agreement until Sept. 3 deadline
Salado aldermen voted unanimously tonight to postpone action regarding the wastewater services agreement, the donation agreement, the warranty deed and the development agreement with The Sanctuary Development until Sept. 3 at which time any agreements between the Village and the developer may dissolve.
Aldermen revisit donation, wastewater agreements with Sanctuary developers during Aug. 27 meeting
Salado aldermen at their Aug. 20 meeting approved the issuance of $8.2 million in bonds for the construction of a sewer system authorized by voters in November 2014. The issuance of the bonds came three days after village aldermen approved a Donation Agreement and a Wastewater Services Agreement with The Sanctuary Development Company.
Salado Village Voice put the following questions to the candidates for the Village of Salado Board of Aldermen. Their answers are below:
Question 1: Other than infrastructure and population growth, what is the most critical issue facing the Village of Salado? How is the Village handling this issue? Is there anything the Village can do better? (200 words)
Question 2: Do you support the Village negotiations with Sanctuary? Why or why not? (200 words)
Question 3: Do you support the partnership of the Salado Chamber of Commerce and Village of Salado Tourism Department? Why or why not? (200 words)