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City of Tenaha becomes Sanctuary City of the Unborn


The Tenaha City Council held its regular meeting on Monday, September 23, 2019. There was a quorum present, despite the absence of Council members, Craig Gray and Lee Gibbs.

The Council heard Mark Lee Dixon of the Right to Life East Texas Group give a speech about his organization and the benefits of sanctuary cities, before adopting a resolution to declare Tenaha as a Sanctuary City.

Also approved by the Council were the following:

August 2019 City Council Meeting Minutes.

August 2019 Financials.

Nomination of Amanda Treat to the Appraisal District Board of Directors 2010-2021 to represent Tenaha.

The 2019 Investment Policy.

Amanda Treat announced a meeting of Tenaha Together at Tenaha High School to be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.

The open meeting adjourned into closed session at 6:14pm


Members of the Tenaha City Council and Tenaha City staff are pictured with Mark Lee Dixon of Right to Life East Texas. Pictured from left are: Council members, Linda Vickers, Florence Adams Mayor Pro Tem Durand Steadman, City Secretary Amanda Treat, Mark Lee Dixon, Police Chief Jeremy Pope, and Municipal Court Judge Elizabeth Swift. NOT PICTURED: Tenaha Mayor Baker

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