Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Council considers Event Center's future, $1.6 M landfill cell

The Kimball City Council met on July 11 to discuss, among other things, the future of the Kimball Event Center as the municipality enters the 2017-2018 budget planning period.

During the budgeting process last year, with much input from the public, the City chose to continue subsidizing the event center for another year, though at a decreased amount.

Special Projects Coordinator Amy Sapp presented a fiscal report to the board highlighting the Event Center’s growth with subsidies from the local Keno Grant, the Board of Public Works, as well as, from local sales and occupation taxes.

The cu...