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September 30, 2014 -- The visit to the Netherlands by a group of Texans to tour the storm surge protection system that the Dutch launched after the disastrous 1953 flood wrapped up on Tuesday. More
September 30, 2014 -- Galveston City Council Member Terrilyn Tarlton will host neighborhood meetings in District 5 in October to hear from residents regarding the city's proposed land development regulations. More
IsleScribe
September 30, 2014 -- Friendswood City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, discussed the proposed FY2015 Budget. More
September 30, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host Dr. Theresa Ochoa, a pediatric infectious disease expert from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Peru, as featured speaker at UTMB's global health symposium on October 11. More
Victor Lang Remembered
September 30, 2014 -- The Village of Tiki Island Board of Aldermen, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to approve a three percent across the board pay increase for employees included in the village’s FY2015 Budget. More
September 30, 2014 -- The City of Galveston has announced that CenterPoint Energy will be replacing underground conduits from 18th to 20th streets and Mechanic Street beginning on Wednesday. More
September 29, 2014 -- Longtime Galveston County Health District employee Shirley Carr, RN was recognized for her 46 years of service to public health at the Galveston County United Board of Health's recent meeting. More
Port of Texas City Galveston
September 29, 2014 -- The Butler Longhorn Museum in League City will host the 20th Annual Oak Tree Festival October 18-19. More
September 29, 2014 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will host a display of items related to Lovenberg Jr. High, Galveston's first middle school, in October as the library's Treasure of the Month. More
September 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees has provided an update regarding the board's September 23 meeting. More
September 28, 2014 -- The Resource & Crisis Center of Galveston County, Inc. has announced events taking place in October in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. More
September 28, 2014 -- The delegation of Texans visiting the Netherlands to tour the storm surge protection system installed after the disastrous flood of 1953 on Sunday visited the Maeslant Barrier, a huge flood gate the size of the Eiffel Tower if laid on its side, to observe the annual test closing. More
September 28, 2014 -- Report from the Netherlands: Jim Guidry reports that the delegation from Texas has arrived in the Netherlands. More
September 26, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston, in partnership with the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership's Bay Area Coastal Protection Alliance, is leading a delegation from Southeast Texas that is visiting Netherlands this weekend for a tour of the Delta Works, a series of construction projects that consist of dams, sluices, locks, dikes, levees, and storm surge barriers. More
September 26, 2014 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson has posted a guest column reminding residents that October 6 is the deadline to register for the November 4 election. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Port of Galveston today announced that it has been ranked as the fourth busiest cruise port in the United States in a study by Business Research and Economic Advisors for the Cruise Line International Association. More
September 26, 2014 -- The City of League City was recently ranked eighth among small cities and 16th overall in a study by Wallethub.com of the country's fastest growing cities. More
September 25, 2014 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court, in an emergency called meeting today, voted unanimously to file a mandamus action against 56th District Court Judge Lonnie Cox in response to Cox's ruling voiding the county's action in terminating former Justice Administration Director Bonnie Quiroga. More
September 25, 2014 -- Galveston City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to amend the General Fund operating fund budget for fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, by transferring $1,064,852 from various General Fund accounts to adjust and properly record unforeseen expenses in connection with Fire Department overtime and to pay off equipment lease/purchase agreement to Motorola Solutions Inc. More
September 25, 2014 -- The Sea Turtle Restoration Project of the Turtle Island Restoration Network will host a ribbon cutting on September 29 for its new office in Galveston. More
September 24, 2014 -- The City of League City welcomes Earl Smith as the new Director of Engineering. More
September 24, 2014 -- Galveston County Judge Mark Henry has issued a response to an order by District Court Judge Lonnie Cox that voided the county's termination of former Justice Administration Director Bonnie Quiroga. More
September 24, 2014 -- Galveston College has been re-certified as an Achieving the Dream Leader College by the Achieving the Dream organization. More
September 24, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced the recipients of the 2014 President's Cabinet Awards. More
September 24, 2014 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the park board’s FY2015 Budget, which included revenues and expenditures for the possible inclusion of paid parking at Seawall Boulevard if the City of Galveston transfers responsibility for parking to the park board. More
September 24, 2014 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted 4-1, with Stephen Holmes opposed, to approve an engagement letter retaining the services of Beirne, Maynard & Parsons, LLP to provide legal representation in a court case involving the certification of William F. “Bill” Young as a candidate for Galveston County Judge. More
September 24, 2014 -- Dickinson City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Council Member William King, III as representative and Mayor Pro Tem Wally Deats as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council General Assembly. More
September 24, 2014 -- The Village of Tiki Island Board of Aldermen, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to appoint Alderman Tom Fisher as representative and Alderman Freddie Carmichael as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council General Assembly. More
September 24, 2014 -- Bayou Vista City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the $802,913 budget for the city for FY2015. More
September 24, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-2, with Geri Bentley and Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to amend the city's Code of Ordinances to add regulations concerning animals in motor vehicles and enclosed spaces. More
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