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City of Van Bid Information for Debris Removal

May 15, 15 • City of Van, Featured NewsNo Comments

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Better Business Bureau – Shred Day -April 24, 2015

Mar 18, 15 • City of Van, Featured NewsNo Comments


Shred Day – April 24, 2015 at Brookshires

8 AM to 11:30 PM


Special Called City Council Meeting – Monday, February 9 at 5 PM

The agenda below says Thursday,

but in fact it is on Monday, February 9  

5 PM in Community Center

Open to Public




Jackie Nations, Mayor Pro Tem                                                                             Allison Young, Council Member

Don Smith, Council Member                                                                                  Yvonne McCauley, City Manager

Amanda Davis, Council Member                    Dean Stone, Mayor                         Jay Mills, City Attorney

Ted Mitchell, Council Member                                                                               Sereca Huff, City Secretary


Notice is hereby given of a Special meeting of the City Council of Van to be held on Thursday, February 09, 2015 at 5:00 pm,  at the Van Community Center, 310 Chestnut, Van, Texas, for the purpose of considering the following agenda items. All agenda items are subject to action. The City Council reserves the right to meet in a closed executive session on any agenda item should the need arise and if applicable pursuant to authorization by Title 5, Chapter 551, of the Texas Government Code.


  1. 1.             CALL TO ORDER:


  1. 2.             ROLL CALL:


  1. 3.             INVOCATION:


  1. 4.             PLEDGE TO THE FLAG:


  5.         OLD BUSINESS:


  • None


6.          NEW BUSINESS:


  • Consider/Approve the employment of Yvonne McCauley as City manager (clarification of vote 2-5-2015).


 7.           Executive Session:


Pursuant to the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, of Texas Government Code, Sec. 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney) Sec. 551.072 (Real Property), 551.073(Perspective Gifts), 551.074(Personnel), 551.076(Security Devices or Security Audits), 551.087(Economic Development Negations) and Section 418.183 (f) of the Texas Government Code (Texas Disaster Act). Refer to posted list attached hereto and incorporated here in. Executive Session may be held, under these exceptions, at any time during the meeting that a need arises for the City Council to seek advice from the City Attorney as to the posted subject matter of this City Council meeting. 


  • Consider/Approve the hiring of a Police Chief or Interim.


          8.            RECONVENE:





9.        ADJOURNMENT:



In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Van will provide for reasonable accommodations for persons attending City Council meetings. To better serve you, requests should be received 24 hours prior to the meetings. Please contact Sereca Huff, City Secretary, at 903-963-7216.



I certify that a copy of the February 09, 2015 agenda of items to be considered by the Van City Council was posted on the City Hall bulletin board on February 06, 2015.



Sereca Huff, City Secretary

I certify that the attached notice and agenda of items to be considered by the City Council was removed by me from the City Hall bulletin board on the ­­­­­­­­­     day of      , 2015.

Van City Council – open to public – Agenda

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Van City Council

Regular Meeting – February 5, 2015

Open to Public

7 PM at Community Center

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City Wide Thanksgiving Dinner – November 20

Nov 12, 14 • City of Van, Featured NewsNo Comments

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Come One – Come All

City Wide Thanksgiving Dinner

Van Community Center

Thursday, November 20, 2014

6:00 PM

Happy Thanksgiving Holidays



Van Brookshire’s Grand Re-Opening

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Van Brookshire’s Grand Re-Opening!!  

October 28 at 11:00 AM Ribbon Cutting

Followed by Refreshments

EDC Monthly Board Meeting – Sep 29, 2014

Sep 24, 14 • City of Van, Featured NewsNo Comments


EDC Monthly Board Meeting

September 29, 2014

7:00 PM

Community Center

*  Pubic Invited

 This is a combined meeting with City Council

Chili Cookoff – get your entry now!

Sep 18, 14 • City of Van, Featured News, NewsNo Comments

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The City of Van has the full size form at the City offices. 

2013 City of Van Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

Jul 17, 14 • City of Van, Featured NewsNo Comments

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Reminder!!!! East Texas Medical & Dental Outreach Returns

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WHERE: Van Jr. High School, 630 S. Oak St., Van, TX

WHEN: June 2nd – June 6th, 2014

TIME: Registration Begins 8AM Daily

MORE INFORMATION: 1-877-340-8842

VAN – After a successful first run of the East Texas Medical Outreach program in June, 2013, Representative Dan Flynn (R-Van) is pleased to announce its return on June 2nd, 2014, at Van Junior High School, running through Friday, June 6th. This event offers free preventative and primary care to uninsured East Texans. Running 12 hours a day, licensed physicians and nurses will be on site to administer multiple screenings, perform physicals and advise on healthy lifestyle choices such as healthy eating and not smoking.
Services that will be provided are as follows:
   Medical exams – Health Screenings (blood pressure, BMI, blood sugar, cholesterol) – Dental exams – Student Physicals – Hearing Tests – Mental Health Services – Immunizations (records required) – Mammography Services.
Dental services will require a pre-screening, held on June 2nd & June 4th only. A limited number of dental patients will be treated and will be asked to return the following day. Treatment will be limited to fillings and extractions.
   Registration will begin at 8 AM each day and will conclude at noon on Friday, June 6th.
 This program not only provides quality health care to uninsured East Texans, it also promotes healthy living by educating participants on healthy eating, physical fitness, living a healthy lifestyle free of tobacco use and following the advice of your doctor after each yearly checkup.
  dan flynn with health Operation Lone Star is a collaborative medical services project that unites state and county health and human service agencies, Texas Military Forces, local service groups and volunteers in the largest public health humanitarian effort in the country. Operation Lone Star is a real-time, large-scale emergency preparedness exercise that provides medical service and disaster recovery training to state agencies and personnel while addressing the medical needs of thousands of underserved Texas residents.
   “Operation Lone Star provides such an enormous level of support to Texans. Their efforts are tremendous and the work they do has such a positive impact on the communities they touch, I am honored to welcome them back to House District 2 for another week of service and outreach,”said Representative Flynn, who currently serves as Colonel in the Texas State Guard. He will be actively assisting with the execution and organization of this operation for the duration.
    In addition to Van ISD, partners for the outreach include the University of Texas at Tyler School of Nursing, UT Health Northeast Family Medicine Residency Program, NET Health, Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Military Forces, Piney Woods Regional Advisory Council Trauma Service Area-G, Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Dentistry, Andrews Center, Tyler Junior College and many other local community organizations.

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