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Book Exchange Has Permanently Closed

The community book exchange held its last exchange on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. The book exchange was originally organized from the Good Neighbors group, but eventually was run completely by Catherine Rendahl. Rendahl began hosting the exchange on her front porch starting in June of 2015.  Eventually she had so many books that she decided […]

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(Almost) Everything Illegal About the Park Transfer

The City of Sandy Oaks has finally accepted the offer of the park land from Jim Clement, who claims to be the Waterwood Park Property Owner’s Association president.  But everything about the deal reeks of illegalities. Jim Clement Accepted the Land Illegally The park originally belonged to the Waterwood Development Company.  The company wanted out […]

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Citizens Skipped in First Bulk Pickup

Tiger Sanitation held its first city wide bulk trash pickup on March 19, 2016.  The collection skipped over a large portion of the city, leaving heaps of trash all along city streets. Quarterly bulk pickup was part of the contract Tiger Sanitation offered the city in the fall of 2015 when the City Council accepted […]

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Tired of Complainers?

At the March 10, 2016 City Council meeting the Council went into a closed session and forced audience members out of the cafeteria room where the meeting was being held.  While outside the building, people chatted about various topics to pass the time.  Included among them was Pedro Orduno, the Chairman of the Committee to […]

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City Accepts Illegal WPPOA Offer

On March 10, 2016 the City Council accepted the assets offered by the Waterwood Park Property Owner’s Association.  The assets include the land owned by the WPPOA. The Council then went into a close session, forcing everyone in the audience out of the room.  However, the Council did allow certain people to enter the closed […]

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City Council Gives Special Access to Closed Meeting

At the regularly scheduled City Council meeting on March 10, 2016, the City Council held an executive session, a meeting closed to the public. Mayor Ball stated the purpose of the executive session was to discuss the transfer of assets from the Waterwood Park Property Owner’s Association and to discuss City Attorney consultation. The Texas […]

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