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Brazoria County

August 30, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to approve a resolution adding $20 million from the H-GAC for construction activity on US 290. More
August 26, 2015 -- Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta on Tuesday lifted a burn ban that had been put in place for unincorporated areas of the county. More
August 26, 2015 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to propose a property tax rate of $0.487804 per $100 valuation for the 2015 Tax Year. More
August 25, 2015 -- Pearland City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $21,299,999 contract to Texas Sterling Construction for the Bailey Road Expansion Project. More
August 21, 2015 -- The November 3 Election approaches, with Monday as the deadline for candidates to file for office, while bond referendums and other propositions are added to the ballot. More
August 20, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Monday voted unanimously to form a regional 9-1-1 district for the area. More
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August 19, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council has launched its Water Resources Information Map. More
August 12, 2015 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve sending a letter to the United States Department of Commerce's Foreign Trade Zone Board in support of the expansion of Port Freeport's Magnet Site 1 of Foreign Trade Zone No. 149. More
August 12, 2015 -- The Brazoria County Judge's Office on Tuesday announced that the Texas Secretary of State's Office has certified Brazoria County for holding elections utilizing countywide precinct polling places. More
August 11, 2015 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court today issued a 90-day burn ban for the unincorporated areas of the county. More
August 11, 2015 -- Pearland City Council on Monday voted 3-2, with Tony Carbone and Keith Ordeneaux opposed, to approve, on first reading, an ordinance amending the city's development code to limit automobile related uses for land along the Pearland Parkway Corridor. More
August 07, 2015 -- The Brazoria County Clerk's Office recently planned and coordinated a student election to select a new mascot for Shadow Creek High School in the Alvin Independent School District. More
August 04, 2015 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents last week voted unanimously to approve the college's $28.15 million FY2016 Budget. More
July 30, 2015 -- The Varner-Hogg Plantation, in West Columbia, Texas, will host its Fourth Annual Dog Days of Summer event on August 15. More
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 -- 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 United States Coast Guard today reported that the bodies of two missing fishermen have been found in the Brazos River. More
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 -- The Brazoria County Judge's Office today announced that Jessica Chase and Kelsey Schueler have been named as new Brazoria County Extension Agents. 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 24, 2015 -- The Brazoria County Judge's Office today advised that the county will experience extremely high temperatures during the weekend, causing conditions that could lead to fires. More
July 23, 2015 -- Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta has advised residents that were affected by floodwaters due to the Brazos River flooding event will have until July 27 at 5:00 p.m. to have their well water tested at no-cost at the Brazoria County Water Lab. More
July 22, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted to authorize the submission of updated plans to reduce particulate matter concentrations in the region to the Environmental Protection Agency. More
July 16, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission recently awarded a $458,393 grant to the partnership formed by Brazosport College, Dow Texas Operations and SI Group Inc. to provide job training for 163 new and incumbent workers. More
July 15, 2015 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to submit a letter to the Texas Secretary of State requesting that the county be added to the list of counties who have met requirements for “successful status” for Vote Center and that the use of Vote Centers for all future elections be approved. More
July 15, 2015 -- Pearland City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a settlement between the Texas Coast Utilities Coalition of Cities and CenterPoint Energy Texas Gas regarding CenterPoint's proposed rate increase. More
July 09, 2015 -- Alvin Community College polysomnography students on Thursday demonstrated the technology used in sleep studies for several Houston-area physicians. More
July 09, 2015 -- The Brazoria County Judge's Office has reported that a female Kemp's Ridley sea turtle was observed crossing the beach and nesting at Quintana Beach on Wednesday. More
July 09, 2015 -- Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams on Tuesday announced that the Texas Education Agency has designated 19 new Texas Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Academies for the 2015-2016 school year. More
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