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Posted on: May 24, 2017

City Introduces Summer Internship Program

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CITY INTRODUCES SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

With hopes to introduce upcoming professionals to city government, Galveston offers paid summer internships to college students and graduates. 

(GALVESTON, TX) May 24, 2017 – On May 23rd city staff welcom...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Galveston Rolls Out Nostalgic Trolley Buses on June 2, 2017

GALVESTON ROLLS OUT NOSTALGIC TROLLEY BUSES ON JUNE 2, 2017

With restorations to the rail trolley cars underway, Galveston welcomes trolley buses to the island.

(GALVESTON, TX) May 19, 2017 – A missing piece of Galveston’s charm will be ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

City Facilities Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

All City facilities, including the two recreation centers on the island, will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 29, 2017. Trash service will not be available on Monday. Monday’s route will run on Tuesday, Tuesday on Wednesda...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Give Your Input On The City's Hazard Mitigation Plan

FINAL PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD NOW OPEN BEFORE CITY ADOPTS THE UPDATED HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN

The City’s Office of Emergency Management encourages residents to view the plan and provide input online before June 15th.

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

Galveston Celebrates Bike Month With Two Events Planned For Cyclists & Their Families

GALVESTON CELEBRATES BIKE MONTH WITH TWO EVENTS PLANNED FOR CYCLISTS AND THEIR FAMILIES

The City’s Intermodal Transportation Committee Organizes Bike to Work Day & Bike as a Family Day on May 19th and May 20th

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Posted on: May 6, 2017

Bond Measure Passes in 2017 Special Election

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BOND MEASURE PASSES WITH 60.15% OF THE VOTE IN THE 2017 SPECIAL ELECTION

Official Canvassing of The Vote to Be Held on May 18th, 2017 at 10am in Council Chambers

(GALVESTON, TX) May 6, 2017 – The 2017 Special Election brought 3,029 voters to the p...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

We want you! City seeks Galveston to fill vacancies on Boards & Commissions!

WE WANT YOU! CITY SEEKS GALVESTONIANS TO FILL BOARD VACANCIES
City Council Hopes to Fill Open Seats with Engaged Citizens

(GALVESTON, TX) May 1, 2017 – The Galveston City Council is encouraging Islanders to apply for board and commission appointments....Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2017

"Flesh-Eating" Bacteria News Reports Often Hype, Not Educate

As the weather warms and millions of Texans plan trips to the beach, the Galveston County Health District (GCHD) offers information about the often misunderstood Vibrio vulnificus “flesh-eating” bacteria.

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Blinking Yellow Lights Being Installed on 61st to Ease Traffic Congestion

Traffic signals along 61st Street between Seawall and Broadway are being improved by adding a blinking yellow arrow for left turns. The blinking arrow is meant to signify to motorists that they can legally make a left turn but must yield to oncoming traff...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

City Offers New Ways for Customers to Submit & Track Code Enforcement Violations

2017 will see major improvements for Galveston island residents from major infrastructure projects to quality of life additions, but the City’s focus on customer service will remain at the forefront of operations. New enhancements to the online ...

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