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In this episode of Downtown Depot, host Austin Meek talks with City Councilman and local attorney, Dillon Meek. The two discuss developments in older Waco neighborhoods, Meek's history and what he sees in the future for Waco. 


City Seeks Federal Grant to Offset Twin Peaks Expenses

Jan 20, 2016
Waco Police Department

This week, the Waco City Council approved the application for a federal grant that would help with costs incurred during the May 17 Twin Peaks shootout.


City Council Hears Body-Camera Proposal

Dec 16, 2015

Yesterday, officials with the Waco police department presented their proposal for implementing body-cameras for the PD. This included a look at the benefits of such a system, a ballpark estimate of how much it might cost and what the department is looking for in a consultant to assist with the process.


City Council District 5 Interview: Robert Cervantes

May 7, 2015
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Election day is this Saturday and up for grabs in the City Council race are seats in Districts 2, 4, and 5. KWBU sat down with the candidates to discuss issues facing their district. In the District 5 race both incumbent Kyle Deaver and newcomer Robert Cervantes are vying for the the City Council seat

City Council District 5 Interview: Kyle Deaver

May 7, 2015
Carlos Morales

Election day is this Saturday and up for grabs in the City Council race are seats in Districts 2, 4, and 5. KWBU sat down with the candidates to discuss issues facing their district. In the District 5 race both incumbent Kyle Deaver and newcomer Robert Cervantes are vying for the the City Council seat. 

City Council District 4 Interview: Ashley Bean Thornton

May 6, 2015
Carlos Morales

Election day is this Saturday and up for grabs in the City Council race are seats in Districts 2, 4, and 5. KWBU sat down with the candidates to discuss issues facing their district. In the District 4 race, two newcomers have emerged after longtime representative Toni Herbert decided to retire. Both Dillon Meek and Ashley Bean Thornton are vying for the soon-to-be vacant council seat.

City Council District 4 Interview: Dillon Meek

May 6, 2015
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Election day is this Saturday and up for grabs in the City Council race are seats in Districts 2, 4, and 5. KWBU sat down with the candidates to discuss issues facing their district. In the District 4 race, two newcomers have emerged after longtime representative Toni Herbert decided to retire. Both Dillon Meek and Ashley Bean Thornton are vying for the soon-to-be vacant council seat.

City Council Candidates This Week On KWBU

May 4, 2015
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Election day is this Saturday and this week,KWBU has aired interviews with candidates vying for seats in Districts 2, 4 and 5 races.  

Portions of the interviews, due to time limitations, ran during Morning Edition and All Things Considered.  A longer form program, Behind the Story, will air Friday, May 8 at 12:30pm.   Each full interview is also available on line.   

Tuesday, May 5th:
District 2 candidates

City Council Votes on Mammoth Site

Apr 22, 2015
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The Waco City council voted unanimously to cede 5 acres of the Waco Mammoth Site to the National Parks System, pending incorporation into the NPS.

  

Carlos Morales

The three city council seats up for re-election this year are those representing Districts 2, 4 and 5. And as KWBU’s Carlos Morales reports, what was the first public debate for this election saw engaging debate from city council candidates.