ENCINAL, TX (KGNS) - The city of Encinal is getting a huge upgrade in the form of a new City Hall.
Congressman Henry Cuellar and United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director, Paco Valentin, joined officials from the City of Encinal and La Salle County Judge, Joel Rodriguez, for the groundbreaking of the new Encinal City Hall. Rep. Cuellar and USDA Rural Development Director Join City of Encinal, La Salle County to Break Ground at New City Hall
The City of Encinal received a Community Facilities Loan in the amount of $1,513,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development. The funds will allow the City to construct a new City Hall that will be almost triple the size of the current building.
The new building will integrate modern energy savings components, such as double pane/ low-e glass, insulated doors and walls, energy efficient HVAC, energy efficient light fixture and low flow plumbing fixtures. The new building will include office space for the council chamber, city staff, police, municipal staff, permitting staff and the Encinal Economic Development Corporation. It will also have a pantry and a food bank for the community.