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July 29, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today released new public service announcements urging residents to prepare for hurricanes. More w/Video
July 29, 2015 -- The Brazoria County Judge's Office today warned that a burn ban is being contemplated in the unincorporated areas of the county due to extreme hot and dry conditions in the area. More
July 29, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today issued a reminder that the deadline for residents five counties, including Brazoria County, to file for disaster unemployment assistance is August 5. More
July 29, 2015 -- The City of Nassau Bay today announced that the Lake Nassau Dredging Project will begin on Monday. More
July 29, 2015 -- Yara International ASA and BASF on Monday broke ground on a new ammonia plant to be built at the BASF site in Freeport, Texas. More
July 29, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission on Tuesday received a report on business at the port's terminals, which has handled almost 20 million tons of cargo since the first of the year through June. More
July 29, 2015 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to reduce the city's property tax rate for 2015 to an amount that would reduce increased revenues in the budget to $1.4 million, equal to the projected amount of increased revenues from new property on the tax rolls. More
July 29, 2015 -- Houston City Council today voted unanimously to pay the Houston Recovery Center LGC $1,646,624 for full Fiscal Year 2016 operational expenses for the Houston Center for Sobriety pursuant to an interlocal agreement between the city and the HRC. More
July 29, 2015 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees on Tuesday elected Steve Kalbaugh as chair of the board. More
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July 29, 2015 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted 4-1, with Stacy Adams opposed, to approve an order creation The Dow Chemical Company Reinvesment Zone No. 20 and granting a 10-year tax abatement for 100 percent of the value of improvements to the property. More
July 29, 2015 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of a coastal barrier system to protect the Houston-Galveston region from storm surge events and to request state funding for the design, construction and maintenance of a barrier system. More
July 29, 2015 -- Bayou Vista City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution submitted by the Galveston County Transit District to appoint Alderman Mark Johnstone to the district's governing board. More
July 28, 2015 -- La Porte police recently acted on an alert citizen's tip and arrested 21-year-old Joseph Borkowski for a series of burglary of motor vehicle offenses. More
July 28, 2015 -- United States Congressman Randy Weber on Tuesday issued a statement regarding the passage of House Resolution 427, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015. More
July 28, 2015 -- The City of League City recently launched a streaming video service capability that allows citizens to watch City Council Meetings live or on-demand. More
July 28, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the Office of the Attorney General’s Fugitive Unit arrested Michael Dewayne Cox after he failed to comply with sex offender registration requirements. More
July 28, 2015 -- The City of Sugar Land has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus at mosquito traps located in the areas of Merrick Drive in the Sugar Creek Subdivision, Settlers Way Boulevard and Lexington Boulevard, Austin Parkway west of Settlers Way Boulevard and Grants Lake Boulevard north of Austin Parkway. More
July 28, 2015 -- Update: The Houston Fire Department has arrested Danny Isidoro on arson charges in connection with Tuesday's four-alarm fire at the Gentry House Apartments at 9001 Kempwood Drive. More
July 28, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued a statement in response to a ruling from the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit invalidating the Environmental Protection Agency's emissions budgets for the state under the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule. More
July 28, 2015 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to amend a previous order for the creation of the Brazoria-Fort Bend Rail District to allow appointment of two members to the district's board by Port Freeport. More
July 28, 2015 -- Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to amend the city's Code of Ordinances to allow the sale, consumption and possession of alcoholic beverages within city parks under certain conditions. More
July 28, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host its first Small Business Health Symposium on September 8. More
July 28, 2015 -- Galveston police on Monday rescued residents from a burning residence at 4300 Avenue P. More
July 28, 2015 -- Harris County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an order for the 2015 bond referendum language outlining four propositions for bonds in the total amount of $812 million for the November 3, 2015 election. More
July 28, 2015 -- Pearland City Council on Monday voted 3-1, with Tony Carbone opposed, to approve the city's Community Development Block Grant Program for 2015 and FY2016 Annual Action Plan. More
July 28, 2015 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution, to be sent to the Texas Municipal League, in support of seeking funding for a coastal barrier system to protect the Houston-Galveston region from storm surge events. More
July 28, 2015 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to schedule a public hearing for August 31 to receive comments on the district's proposed 2015 Tax Rate of $1.40 per $100 valuation. More
July 28, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today responded to a diesel spill at Greens Bayou, resulting in the closure of the Houston Ship Channel where it intersects with the bayou. More
July 28, 2015 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution to be sent to the Texas Municipal League Resolution Committee requesting statewide support of a coastal barrier system, and including a request for funding for design, construction and maintenance of a barrier system to protect the Houston-Galveston Ship Channel region from storm surge events. More
July 28, 2015 -- El Lago City Council on Monday voted unanimously to nominate and appoint Jeff Michalak to fill the vacancy in City Council Position No. 2 for the remainder of the term, which expires in May 2017. More
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