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In the Photos:  Meetings and events covered by Guidry News Service this past week.
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April 15, 2010 -- Harris County Precinct Two Commissioner Sylvia Garcia today issued a statement responding to President Barack Obama's latest budget proposal for NASA. More
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April 15, 2010 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve the first phase of renovations for the college's new vocational-technical training center facility. More
April 14, 2010 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today named Mario C. Diaz as her nomination for director of the Houston Airport System. More
April 14, 2010 -- Ballots were cast in the Primary Election Run-Off for the Democratic and Republican parties on Tuesday, with party nominations finalized in various races throughout the Gulf Coast area. More
April 14, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell reports that President Obama’s revised plans for the 2011 NASA budget is good news for the manned spacecraft program. More
April 14, 2010 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve sending a letter in support of the Middle Brazos River Reconnaissance Study and Saltwater Barrier Study. More
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April 14, 2010 -- Houston City Council today voted to confirm the appointment of Charles McClelland, Jr. as the city's new police chief. More
April 14, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to confirm Mayor Toni Randall's nomination of Interim City Administrator Marcus Jahns as the city's full-time city administrator. More
April 14, 2010 -- Dickinson City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a Fire Protection Services Agreement with the Dickinson Volunteer Fire Department. More
April 14, 2010 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an order of cancellation for elections for District 1 and District 2 in the May 8 board election. More
April 14, 2010 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves has called a special meeting for Thursday. More
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April 13, 2010 -- Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to authorize City Manager Kyle Hayes to accept $1.507 million in funding through the Department of Homeland Security's Supplemental 2007 Port Security Grant Program, and enter into a memorandum of understanding with Jefferson County to facilitate the expenditure of the grant funds. More
April 13, 2010 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to re-appoint Winifred Weber as relief judge for the Municipal Court. More
April 13, 2010 -- The Bolivar Peninsula Special Utility District today announced that it has named Jody Ball of Lovelady, Texas as the district's new general manager. More
April 13, 2010 -- Harris County Commissioners Court today voted to approve an agreement with the City of Houston, the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority and the Houston Dynamo for the construction of a professional soccer stadium in Houston. More
April 13, 2010 -- University of Houston today announced that the university's Energy Program has received a $2.5 million stimulus grant award from the Department of Energy to develop a "smart grid" workforce training program. More
April 13, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance authorizing the issuance of certificates of obligation, general obligation refunding bonds and La Porte Water Authority Contract Revenue Refunding Bonds for various projects. More
April 13, 2010 -- La Marque City Council on Monday voted unanimously to hire Olson and Olson, LLC, to represent the city in pending litigation involving the case of Big State Excavation vs. City of La Marque. More
April 13, 2010 -- The Galveston Housing Authority will host a ground breaking ceremony on Thursday for The Oaks Housing Phase III development. More
April 13, 2010 -- Pearland City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a tax abatement agreement with Neelila, LLC. More
April 13, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a resolution naming the Riveron Law Firm to act as grant administrator for Texas Community Development Block Grants awarded to the city for Hurricane Ike recovery projects. More
April 12, 2010 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to change the name of the Southeast Texas Regional Airport to "Jack Brooks Regional Airport", and directing the airport manager to obtain approvals from the Federal Aviation Administration and other regulatory authorities to officially change the airport's name. More
April 12, 2010 -- The United States Coast Guard on Saturday recovered the body of a man who was among four persons on a pleasure boat that capsized in Nueces Bay, while the other three boaters were rescued by a good Samaritan. More
April 12, 2010 -- Voting for the Primary Run-Off Election in the Republican and Democratic parties takes place on Tuesday. More
April 12, 2010 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency today announced that it is continuing efforts to assist 310 Texas households still in temporary housing units due to damage to their homes from Hurricane Ike. More
April 09, 2010 -- The filing period for the La Marque City Council May 8 Special Election for District A passed on Wednesday, with incumbent Keith Bell unopposed for the position. More
April 09, 2010 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia today announced that overtime wages at the Sheriff's Office have dropped to below 10 percent of the total payroll of the office. More
April 09, 2010 -- The Galveston Independent School District will host a meeting on April 19 concerning the proposed Multi-Purpose Sports Stadium and the May 8 bond election for the stadium project. More
April 09, 2010 -- The Galveston County Commissioners Court will host a Public Transportation Conference on Tuesday to discuss the creation of a Galveston County Rural Transportation District. More
April 09, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance for the purchase and installation of three splash pads for Peter Fogo Park, Odell Park and Memorial Park for a total of $633,672. More
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