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The City of Granite Shoals
2221 N. Phillips Ranch Road
Granite Shoals, TX 78654
Ph: 830-598-2424

Granite Shoals News

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Granite Shoals City Council hires Jeff Looney to be new City Manager

At their Special called meeting on Tuesday evening, August 7, 2018, Granite Shoals City Council unanimously voted to offer an employment contract to Jeffery D. Looney to be the next City Manager for the City of Granite Shoals, contingent upon satisfactori...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Former Mayor Dennis Maier has passed away

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City of Granite Shoals, Texas           

Passing of former Mayor

Dennis A. Maier


It is with sorrow that the City announces that former Mayor Maier p...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Nomination period is open for the 2019 John Rinehart Memorial Award for Community Service

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You may nominate this volunteer superstar for the John Rinehart Memorial Award for Community Service.  This is an award, presented by Mayor and Council each year in November, to recognize special contributions of service and devotion to our commu...Read on...

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Fireworks are Prohibited in Granite Shoals. Please Be Safe and Avoid Firework Danger.

Please spread the word that it is a violation of City Ordinance to have fireworks in the city limits. Fireworks are a fire danger, they scare pets and may even cause distress for certain war veterans. It is not worth it. Please be safe in our City. Watch ...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2018

City Manager vacancy in Granite Shoals

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Please contact Interim City Manager Marvin Townsend with any questions. Faxes and Emails are not accepted.

Posted on: February 28, 2018

City Manager Ken Nickel resigns on February 28, 2018

Press Release - Resignation of Ken Nickel, Granite Shoals City Manager.jpg The Council will hold a Special Meeting on March 6, 2018; Tuesday, at 6 PM at City Hall in the Council Chamber.  

Here is the Press Release issued by Mayor Brugger this date.  
Posted on: March 27, 2017

Texas Parks and Wildlife Grant will fund team sports fields and other features for Quarry Park!

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Last Fall, the City Manager attended a PTO meeting at Highland Lakes Elementary school, to inform the students and parents about the grant application.   Many parents and teachers signed the petition to indicate they supported this grant applicat...Read on...

Contract for Grant with State of Texas
Posted on: March 3, 2017

Opportunities for volunteers on City Advisory Committees!

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The Wildlife Advisory Committee has a vacancy at this time.  The Committee is currently working on conducting the Deer Management Pilot Program.  There were many lessons learned during the Pilot Program.  Please consider this Co...Read on...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Here is the number to call if you need a Burn Permit

City Code requires a burn permit, so that the Fire Department will be aware that you are planning on a controlled burn.  Please call two days in advance, in order to give Fire Department personnel time to come and review the site for your planned...Read on...

Posted on: December 20, 2016

City of Granite Shoals Surplus Equipment Auction

If you would like to see what surplus items the City currently has to sell, visit and look for City of Granite Shoals.

In early 2017, the City will post some items including a vehicle from the Fire Department and some old cash d...Read on...

Posted on: July 9, 2014

Are you interested in having your utility bill paid by 'draft'?

You have new options for paying your city utility bills! Complete the application form and indicate if you wish to pay out of your checking account, or charge on a credit card each month. There is no fee for this service. Take the hassle out of paying ...Read on...

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