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.
Committee Meeting Agendas and Documents
Click on the tab for the corresponding year (2019, 2018, etc.) to see meeting agendas, presentations, and other documents.
Illustration - Dune Protection Terminology
|August 21||Beach Access Plan Review Presentation|
|September 11||Guiding Principles (9/11/2018 Approved Draft)
|September 19||Committee Input on Beach Access
|October 3||Committee Input on Beach Access|
Committee Input on Beach Access
|November 7||Committee Input on Beach Access
|November 28||Committee Input on Beach Access
|December 5||Committee Input on Beach Access
Progress Report at City Council Workshop
|Memo to Council
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.