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Liberty 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
June 16, 2015 -- The American Red Cross has opened additional shelters and reception centers in the greater Houston area in advance of Tropical Storm Bill. More
June 10, 2015 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency today announced that it has extended federal disaster aid to include an additional 51 counties, including Liberty and Wharton counties, to support areas affected by May's severe storms and flooding. More
May 29, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in 24 additional counties, including Liberty County, for a total of 70 counties impacted by severe weather, including flooding that impacted the Houston area this week. More
May 22, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council today voted unanimously to award $1.6 million in transportation development credits to a program planned for the Harris County freeway system. More
May 19, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve priority ranking for Fiscal Year 2016 criminal justice funds and authorize resolutions to submit priority lists to the Office of Governor, Criminal Justice Division. More
May 12, 2015 -- United States Representative Brian Babin applauded passage by the House of Representatives of the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act (H.R. 1732), which prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from issuing its “Waters of the United States” rule that gives the federal government unprecedented authority to regulate virtually all water flows in America, including ditches and farmland ponds. More
May 06, 2015 -- Transportation Advocacy Group Houston Region this morning hosted a breakfast meeting to introduce new Texas Department of Transportation Houston District Engineer Quincy Allen. More
April 24, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council today voted unanimously to approve amendments to the 2014-2015 Unified Planning Work Program. More
April 21, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to establish “Livable Centers” as one of the implementation strategies of the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan. More
March 24, 2015 -- Concerned Citizens of Texas Gulf Coast posted a commentary expressing its opposition to House Bill 3335. More
March 24, 2015 -- Sustainable Texas Oyster Resource Management, LLC today announced that the Chambers County Attorney's Office has declined to file charges related to a complaint against the Chambers-Liberty Counties Navigation District concerning the district's lease of 23,000 acres of submerged land to the organization. More
March 12, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council advises motorists that its Regional Driving While Intoxicated Task Force will be operating over Spring Break. More
February 28, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council held its 2015 General Assembly on Friday. More
February 27, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday recognized Michael W. Alford, district engineer for the Texas Department of Transportation’s Houston District, for his service to the TPC and the surrounding region. More
February 17, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve a $737,320 fourth year funding agreement with the Gulf Coast Center for operation of the Victory Lakes Park & Ride Service. More
February 03, 2015 -- United States Representative Brian Babin voted today for House passage of H.R. 596, legislation he cosponsored to fully repeal the Affordable Care Act. More w/Video
January 26, 2015 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve a resolution to provide a partial assignment of the OCI N.V. tax abatement agreement to Air Liquide Large Industries U.S. More
January 20, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council today voted unanimously to approve a new $82,000 contract with Whitley Penn as the independent external auditor for the organization, for a second year. More
December 19, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council today voted unanimously to honor Harris County Engineer and Director of Public Infrastructure Art Storey for his service to the TPC and the region. 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
November 22, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to open the process to receive public comment on the Draft 2040 Regional Transportation Plan and Air Quality Conformity Finding. More
November 18, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to authorize a first year funding agreement with Gulf Coast Center for the Victory Lakes Commuter and Transit Service pilot project at a cost not to exceed $325,128. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today considered, then voted unanimously to defer until next month, a proposed change in the organization’s 401K policy to accommodate same sex marriages. More
October 14, 2014 -- Houston City Council Member Stephen Costello and Isaac Ramirez, chief transportation planner for the Houston-Galveston Area Council provided an overview of the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan in a video program hosted by H-GAC Director of Transportation Alan Clark. More w/Video
September 16, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding a proposed new rule on carbon pollution emission guidelines for existing stationary sources, specifically electric utility generating units; but the item was worded to express concerns about the federal intrusion. More
August 23, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday approved funding for three Houston projects and Galveston’s On-Street Bicycle Network; and held a spirited discussion about a request to include Galveston County’s Victory Lakes Park & Ride service to the Transportation Improvement Program which will be considered at next month's meeting. More
August 19, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Director today voted unanimously to approve mid-year revisions to the H-GAC 2014 Budget. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Texas Legislature's Joint Interim Committee on Coastal Barrier Systems on Monday held a public hearing at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
July 26, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council for the Houston-Galveston Transportation Management Area on Friday voted unanimously to amend the 2013-2015 Transportation Improvement Plan and the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan update; and also heard a proposal to include the City of Galveston’s on-street bicycle network in the TIP at next month's meeting. More
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