Aspermont Town Hall Meeting tackles community clean-up

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Aspermont Town Hall Meeting tackles community clean-up

The meeting will address items including code enforcements for dilapidated structures.

The Aspermont City Council, along with city administrators and members of the public will have a chance to voice concerns, ask questions and hear the answers from Danny Barrett of Texas Communities Group during a town hall meeting next week at the Aspermont ISD Elementary Cafetorium.

Danny Barrett with Texas Communities Group (TCG) first spoke to the Aspermont City Council in December, explaining how his organization could assist the city with tackling issues associated with decaying properties. TCG works with municipalities to identify properties, and through a variety of methods, helps entities get properties back into the economy.

The council engaged in lengthy discussions about costs for TCG’s... services, legal procedures, cooperation with other local entities, the likelihood of community involvement and the possibility of political backlash. The conversations yielded more questions than answers for the council and deliberations carried over into the following month.

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