City of Grapevine

Meetings

The City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of the month

Audio coverage

Audio recordings of meetings are on the city's website by noon the day after each meeting at www.grapevinetexas.gov.

Top issues for 2012

  • The DFW Connector — The $985 million project left Main Street less accessible for much of the year.
  • Expansion of Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine — The $100.5 million patient tower was under construction all year.
  • Bond election — Voters approved almost $69 million in bonds for a new public safety building and expansion of the Community Activities Center.
  • Grapevine Mills renovation — The shopping mall unveiled plans for dramatic improvements.

Top issues for 2013

  • Economic development — The city plans a big push to bring in more family attractions.
  • The DFW Connector — The big road job is expected to be completed in July.
  • Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine opening — The new patient tower opens this summer, bringing jobs and revenue.
  • Project design — Land acquisition for a public safety building and design for it and the Community Activities Center will get under way.

Terms and compensation

The mayor and council serve three-year terms with no term limits and with monthly stipends (mayor $410.61 monthly, council $212.75). The council has until February to set a date for an election deciding whether to limit terms of the council and mayor.