City to consider LED street lights

The move will also reduce the production of chemicals in the environment including elimination of more than 2,386 tons of carbon dioxide, 1,446 pounds of sulfur dioxide and 2,328 pounds of nitrogen oxides.

Wichita Falls has worked with Ameresco previously for other energy-efficiency projects, most notably a $16-million “smart meter” upgrade for 34,000 water meters in the city.

If approved, the LED lighting project is expected to take four to five months for installation.

In other business, the council will consider hold one public hearing and act on three other resolutions.

During a closed session, the council will deliberate the appointment of a temporary councilor for District 3.

They will also have a pre-budget workshop for the upcoming fiscal year.

The city council is scheduled to:

  • Conduct a public hearing and consider acting on a resolution approving the fourth-year annual action plan of a five-year plan from the Public Housing Agency.
  • Consider a resolution to authorize the city manager to apply to the Bureau of Justice Statistics for a grant through the Texas Department of Public Safety for $325,000 to conversion to the National Incident-Based Reporting System.
  • Consider a resolution to contract with Dr. Arthur J. Szczerba to serve as the medical director, health authority for the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District.