The Levelland Main Street Advisory Board met Thursday afternoon for their regular monthly meeting.
During committee reports, the design committee reported that the black pedestrian signs in downtown Levelland have all been installed. It was reported that the Main Street program did not receive the grant award this year to pay for any more of the signs. they will reapply next year, it was noted that their is limited funding for that grant program. It was also reported that all of the way-finding signs along the highway entrances to Levelland have all been installed. Erik Rejino, the Assistant City Manager for the City of Levelland reported that the city had applied on behalf of the Main Street program for a Texas Capital Fund Grant however it was not looking promising for receiving the grant this year. Rejino said they were only funding 4 projects and preliminary ranking showed Levelland’s application ranked 5th at this time.
It was reported by the Economic Vitality committee that 161 tickets were sold in the recent raffle. According to the report, the money raised from the raffle met expenses.
The board also reviewed a proposed change in bylaws to account for the program moving to City Hall. The changes to the bylaws will be reviewed and approved by the city council in an upcoming meeting.
The Main Street Advisory Board will hold their December meeting on Thursday, December 8 at 4pm at Levelland City Hall.