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In the Photos: Port of Houston Authority Executive Director Roger Guenther today reported to the port commission that it has been a banner year for the port authority. More
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December 17, 2014 -- Houston City Council today listened to a presentation on body-worn cameras given by Chief of Police Charles McClelland. More
December 17, 2014 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution support the realization of the Texas Coast Study. More
December 17, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of increased funding for the Texas Recreation and Parks Account Local Grant Programs and the Texas State Park System. More
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December 17, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to confirm City Manager Allen Bogard’s appointment of Acting City Attorney Meredith Riede as city attorney. More
December 17, 2014 -- The Village of Tiki Island Board of Aldermen on Tuesday voted unanimously to permanently extend the time employees may utilize vacation days to the end of the year as opposed to the end of the fiscal year. More
December 16, 2014 -- Executive Director Jack Steele on Tuesday reported to the Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors that progress has been made toward consensus on a storm surge suppression effort. More
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December 16, 2014 -- Former Galveston mayor Louis Rosen and his wife, Fredell Pollack Rosen, who is president of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership's Coastal Storm Protection Alliance, hosted a reception at their home for visiting researchers who are collaborating on storm surge suppression solutions. More
December 16, 2014 -- Keith Gross defeated Jason Long in Tuesday’s Runoff Election for League City City Council Position 6. More
December 16, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Tuesday made appointments to the Commission on Fire Protection, the Communities in School Advisory Committee, and the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board and a reappointment to the Texas State Board of Examiners of Dietitians. More
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December 16, 2014 -- Galveston police arrested a 39-year-old man on suspicion of possessing and selling cocaine. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department in association with the City of Galveston urges residents to be aware of water line insurance and warranty providers that may be soliciting utility customers. More
December 16, 2014 -- The League City Police Department recently held its Blue Santa event. More
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December 16, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office announced that ten carefully chosen female inmates will have the opportunity to present their children with gifts donated by non-profit organization Navidad en el Barrio. More
December 16, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Mayor Tim Paulissen opposed, to table the appointments until the next regular meeting, which will take place on January 13. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Environmental Defense Fund on Tuesday pointed to a study by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas "confirms there will be minimal impact to Texas’ power grid" from meeting the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan, which would set the first-ever national limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is currently investigating numerous robberies that have occurred over the past two weeks that appear to have been perpetrated by the same individual. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Houston Public Library recently received a grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission to create a "Digital Astrodome" Project. More
December 16, 2014 -- Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to appoint William Sam, Sr. to represent Ward IV on the city council, replacing Council Member Jamie Smith. More
December 16, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to set the mileage reimbursement rate at 57.5 cents per mile, effective January 1. More
December 16, 2014 -- Port of Houston Authority Executive Director Roger Guenther today reported to the port commission that it has been a banner year for the port authority. More
December 16, 2014 -- La Porte City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted 4-3, with Danny Earp, Dottie Kaminski and Chuck Engelken opposed, to renew the city’s stop loss insurance policy with Voya Financial at an annual premium of $380,264. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to award a $4,515,150 contract to DT Construction for the construction of the Greene Elementary School Project. More
December 16, 2014 -- Harris County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to use discretionary funds to issue checks in the amounts of $900,000 and $1 million to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office and Houston Police Department to purchase body-worn cameras for uniformed police officers and deputies. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Houston Department of Health and Human Services today announced that it has received accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board, making it the first health department in Texas and the second large U.S. city to earn national accreditation. More
December 16, 2014 -- La Marque City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to approve an agreement with Cobb Fendley to proceed with the bidding/construction process for the 2014-2015 Streets Project. More
December 16, 2014 -- Pearland City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the submission of five project applications to the Houston-Galveston Area Council for inclusion in the 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Plan, and to allocate matching funds for each project. More
December 16, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a contract to AIA Engineers, Ltd. for traffic on-call engineering services. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Hitchcock City Commission on Monday voted unanimously to award a $1,074,921 contract to El Dorado Paving Company, Inc. for drainage improvements through the Hurricane Dolly and Hurricane Ike Disaster Recovery programs. More
December 15, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday made appointments to the Governing Board of the Texas School for the Deaf, the Nueces River Authority Board of Directors, the Governing Board of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, and the Aerospace and Aviation Advisory Committee. More
December 15, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Charles Schwertner, M.D. on Monday filed legislation to help expand the ranks of Texas' mental health professionals and improve access to mental health services. More
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