December 2 - Smith County citizens are invited to attend three upcoming transportation-related public meetings. The primary topic of discussion will be the proposed Smith County Transportation Reinvestment Zone, Number One (Toll 49 Reinvestment Zone).:
- December 9 - Gander Mountain in Tyler at 6 p.m. – hosted by County Judge Joel Baker and Commissioner, Pct. 1 Jeff Warr.
- December 10 - The R. B. Hubbard Center in downtown Tyler at 6 p.m. - hosted by the Tyler Economic Development Council. Precinct 4 Commissioner JoAnn Hampton and Pct. 3 Commissioner Terry Phillips would like to extend a special invitation to the citizens of their precincts to this meeting.
- December 12 - First Baptist Church of Whitehouse at 6 p.m. - hosted by Commissioner, Precinct 2 Cary Nix.