Beach & Dune Ad Hoc Committee

City Council adopted Resolution 18-024 (PDF) on May 24, 2018, establishing the Beach Access and Dune Protection Plan Review Committee.

The mission of this committee is to review the City's Beach Access and Dune Protection Plan and to provide recommendations of possible amendments to the plan to the Planning Commission and City Council.

Meeting Agendas

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.

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Meeting Presentations and Documents

Presentations and other documents presented to the Ad Hoc Committee.


June 16, 2018 - joint meeting with Planning Commission

Presentation - June 16, 2018 joint meeting with Planning Commission (PDF)


July 17, 2018 meeting

Presentation - July 17, 2018 meeting (PDF)


August 7, 2018 meeting

Presentation - August 7, 2018 meeting (PDF)

Dune Protection Terminology Illustration (2018-08-07 Draft) (PDF)

Beach-Related Ordinances (2018-08-07 Draft) (PDF)

Meeting Notes - August 7, 2018 (PDF)


August 21, 2018 meeting

August 21, 2018 agenda

Resources

Texas Beach Accessibility Guide - a guide from the Texas General Land Office on vehicular beach access, pedestrian beach access, accessible parking, signage & beach amenities, and other beach access topics.

Coastal Dunes: Dune Protection and Improvement Manual for the Texas Gulf Coast - a guide from the Texas General Land Office on topics such as the Texas beaches and dunes, dune construction/improvement/repair, dune walkovers, beach access and drainage.

BEG Shoreline Change Map - an interactive map prepared by the Bureau of Economic Geology that illustrates trends in shoreline change along the Texas Gulf Coast, from the 1930's to 2012. A link to the full report of the study can be found here (link).

National Wetlands Inventory - an interactive map prepared by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of wetland resources in the United States.