The Ballinger Police Department delivered letters today to 3 business. These businesses were promoting illegal gambling within the establishments. They were advised to cease and desist all illegal activities as of today.
We would like to remind everyone that plays these games, that they are also in violation of the Texas Penal code and maybe cited or jailed for gambling.
Ballinger PD is trying to identify these 2 suspect in reference to a theft that occurred on 12/23/17 at Wal-Mart. They were seen driving a older white Mini Van. If you have any information please contact us at 325-365-3591 or pm us. All information gathered will be confidential
MEETING PLACE IN THE CITY HALL, 700 RAILROAD AVENUE IN THE CITY OF BALLINGER,
TEXAS FOR THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES:
00:00:15 – 1. Call meeting to order.
00:00:24 – 2. Prayer and pledge of allegiance.
00:01:16 – 3. Consider approval of the minutes of the May 1, 2017 meeting.
00:01:33 – 4. Visitors who are not on the regular agenda will be given the opportunity to address the Council on any subject.
00:09:50 – *5. Discuss and take action on proposed contracts for a community alert system.
00:07:19 – *6. Consider approval of building permits.
00:20:17 – 7. Hear the police activity monthly report from Chief Stanley Maresch.
00:24:21 – 8. Hear the City Administrator’s bi-weekly report.
00:32:26 – 9. Hear request for future agenda items from City Council.
00:34:05 – 10. The Ballinger City Council shall meet in executive session as authorized by Texas Government Code, Section 551.071 Consultation with City Attorney (Update on alternative water project) and (Review RFP’S received for garbage collections.)
00:34:27 – 11. Action from executive session.
00:35:20 – 12. Remove from the table to discuss and take action to approve selection of company for garbage collection services in Ballinger.
00:36:11 – 13. Adjourn.
Here at the BPD we would like to give thanks to Jon Gore (aka: JC) for his many years of service.
JC has officially retired from Law Enforcement today and “roll up is apron”.
JC started and ended his career here in Ballinger. He became a Peace officer in 1985 joining the BPD. In 2000 he was appointed Chief of Police and ran with it for 12 years. He handed the torch over to Mark McNulty in 2012, but continued to serve the community as a reserve working at the schools and special events.
JC is a special breed helping anybody in his path. He is a little man with a big heart, we will miss working with him.