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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Tune Up Your Sprinkler System to Water Wisely

Tune Up Your Sprinkler System to Water Wisely

 

Did you know that as much as 50 percent of the water we use outdoors is wasted by inefficient watering? Summertime, when outdoor water use is typically high, is a good time to evaluate your automatic ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

2018 Water Quality Report Now Available Online

Water Quality Report 2018

Each year the City publishes a water quality report that is a summary of the quality of the water we provide our customers. The 2018 Water Quality Report is now available for few and covers the year ending on December 31, 2017! The analysis was made by us...

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Community News
Posted on: June 22, 2018

Upcoming Budget Meeting Dates & Forecast

Each year, our Assistant City Manager over Finance, Mike Loftin, begins the budget process with a 5-year forecast that outlines all of the key factors that we will take into consideration as we begin the annual budget process. We have taken that forecast ...

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

“Little Jacob” Identified as Jayden Alexander Lopez

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“Little Jacob” Identified as Jayden Alexander Lopez

On Friday, October 20th, 2017 the Galveston Police Department recovered the body of a male child on the beach near the 700 block of Seawall Blvd. When found, the child was in the water...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Galveston Hires New Assistant Director of Development Services to Oversee Building Services

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Galveston Hires New Assistant Director of Development Services to Oversee Building Services 

(GALVESTON, TX) June 12, 2018– Todd Sukup, the City's newest employee and Assistant Director of Development Services, is a reflection o...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Gulf Coast Water Authority Urges Water Conservation

Gulf Coast Water Authority Urges Water Conservation

 

The Gulf Coast Water Authority (GCWA) is urging commercial and residential water consumers to conserve water during these dry summer months. Water users are encouraged to water lawns no more tha...

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Community News
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Summer Hours For The Lasker Park Pool & the Galveston Trolley

If you're looking for a place to cool off this summer, bring the family to the Lasker Park Community Pool for some fun in the sun. Beginning June 5th, summer hours will be in effect! The pool and splash pad will be open Sunday's from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m, clo...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

City Begins Countdown to a New Galvestontx.gov

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City Begins Countdown to a New Galvestontx.gov 

As CivicPlus launches an overhaul of galvestontx.gov, the City is looking for citizen input to improve the user experience. 

(GALVESTON, TX) May 15, 2018– Over the next eig...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

City Launches Online Landmark Story Map in Honor of Preservation Month

(GALVESTON, TX) May 2, 2018 – With over 179 years of history as a center of commerce, culture, and finance, some might find the landmarks designated as historical across the City fascinating. History buffs, school classes, visitors and the like ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2018

Galveston Trolley Rolls Out 2018 Spring & Summer Hours

Galveston Trolley Rolls Out 2018 Spring & Summer Hours 

Galveston, TX (February 28, 2018) – As we welcome spring on Galveston island, the hours of operation for the Galveston Rubber Wheel Trolleys (“Galveston Trolleys&r...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Electronic Plan Review Coming to Galveston’s Development Services Department This Summer

ELECTRONIC PLAN REVIEW

(GALVESTON, TX) February 23, 2018 – Beginning the week of February 26th, the Department of Development Services will be taking its first step toward offering electronic plan review to those doing business with the City...

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