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Tourism Galveston, TX

The tourism sector in Galveston continues growing with more than 7 million visitors in the past year. Growth indicators benefit through a number of factors including historic investments in the re-nourishment of Galveston beaches, continued expansion/diversification in the number of amenities and attractions located on Galveston Island, and the fourth busiest cruise port in North America

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Visiting in 2021 Galveston, TX

(9 days ago) The rubber-wheeled trolleys returned to service on Friday, April 2 as a fun and convenient way to travel along the Seawall and downtown. The rubber wheel trolleys are operating on their downtown and Seawall routes on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Transportation Galveston, TX

(3 days ago) Scholes International Airport is a General Aviation Reliever Airport owned and operated by the City of Galveston. Scholes features two 6,000 ft. runways, and includes activities such as; private aviation, air taxi operations, and corporate air travel. Approximately 40 miles to the north of Galveston are William P. Hobby Airport and Ellington Field.

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Visitors Galveston, TX

(5 days ago) Beach Safety. The Galveston Island Beach Patrol (GIBP) is certified as an “advanced” level agency of the United States Lifesaving Association and is the designated lifeguard service for the city of Galveston.

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COVID-19 Response Galveston, TX

(4 days ago) The order is in response to a rising number of coronavirus cases in Galveston and Galveston County. As of Sunday, the Galveston County Health District was reporting 218 active cases of COVID-19 in Galveston. This order is currently in effect until Sept. 30. “This is a matter of public safety,” Mayor Jim Yarbrough said.

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Get Prepared Galveston, TX

(Just Now) Americans also travel more than ever before; to areas impacted by hazards they may not be at risk of near their homes. Knowing what to do before, during and after an emergency is a critical part of being prepared and may make all the difference when seconds count.

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Online Forms Galveston, TX

(9 days ago) Fire Prevention Division - Certificate of Registration Application (PDF) Fire Prevention Permit Application (PDF) Fire Records Request (PDF) Fire Suppression Systems Permit Application (PDF) Outdoor Fireworks Display and Use of Pyrotechnics Before a Proximate Audience (PDF) Temporary Booth/Vendor Regulations Application (PDF)

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Budget Guide Galveston, TX

(Just Now) Contractual services are used for postage, printing, telephones, travel, equipment repairs, maintenance contracts, etc. Other charges identifies miscellaneous expenses and expense reimbursements from outside sources. Capital outlay is for the purchase of equipment over …

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Calendar • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(Just Now) The Juneteenth Parade will be on Saturday, June 19th beginning at 1:00 PM. This year the Parade will begin at 26th & Ball and travel west on Ball to 41st Street, ending at Wright Cuney Park where a picnic will follow the parade. Line-up begins at 11:00 AM …

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After The Storm Galveston, TX

(3 days ago) Below you will find a wealth of information at your fingertips that will provide much needed resources that will help you and your family begin the process of recovery after the storm.

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Government Galveston, TX

(7 days ago) Watch videos of City Council meetings for the City of Galveston. Agenda Center. Boards & Commissions. Airport Advisory Committee. Arts & Historical Preservation Advisory Board. Building Board of Adjustments & Appeals Committee. Civilian Review Board. Cultural Arts Commission. Families, Children & …

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Animals Galveston, TX

(5 days ago) Note: It is best to allow animals a chance to become accustomed to vehicular travel so they are less frightened and easier to move. Ensure destinations have food, water, veterinary care and handling equipment. If evacuation is not possible, animal owners must decide whether to move large animals to shelter or turn them outside.

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Facilities • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(5 days ago) Please call or visit our website for a quote on your reservations. (409)-797-5102 or visit Dellanerarvpark.com. Click here for RV Guest Information. Park Rules: • $10-$15 per night for each vehicle other than the RV. • No tents or tarps in RV campsites. Properly secured canopies are permissible. • Glass Prohibited. • Pets Permitted on

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UTMB COVID-19 Testing Galveston, TX

(4 days ago) UTMB will conduct all testing at their Galveston facility and provide the results to the applicant. Applicants must go through the Grants & Housing Department to register for the testing. Applicants can call G&H at (409) 797-3820 to make an application and schedule an appointment. The application form is …

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News Flash • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(3 days ago) These vehicles, including the boats, travel, utility and recreational trailers, may be towed if they are found in violation and it will be the owners’ responsibility to pay for the boat or vehicle to be released. Violation is also considered a Class C misdemeanor, which carries up to a $500 fine.

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Finance Galveston, TX

(5 days ago) The Finance Department is accountable to manage the City of Galveston's finances in a responsible manner, produce an accurate and timely financial report, as well as develop and implement the financial policies of the city. This department must also insure that the city is in compliance with the annual submission of the required Comprehensive

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Residents Galveston, TX

(1 days ago) The Cultural Arts Commission invited artists to submit designs for the official flag of the City of Galveston. The commission has selected the top 10 for consideration. Please help us by voting for the next City flag. Animal Shelter. Citizens Police Academy.

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Landmarks Galveston, TX

(7 days ago) Ordinance. On March 11, 1999, City Council adopted Ordinance Number 99-14 creating the Landmark Designation process. In accordance with the ordinance, a property requesting designation must meet certain criteria. Additionally, the designation is considered a change of zoning for the property, and therefore is treated as such.

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Before the Storm Galveston, TX

(4 days ago) Americans also travel more than ever before; to areas impacted by hazards they may not be at risk of near their homes. Knowing what to do before, during and after an emergency is a critical part of being prepared and may make all the difference when seconds count.

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Family Preparedness Galveston, TX

(7 days ago) 6.Use travel routes specified by local authorities; don't use shortcuts because certain areas may be impassable or dangerous. 7.If you're sure you have time: 8.Shut off water, gas and electricity before leaving, if instructed to do so. 9.Post a note telling others when you left and where you are going. 10.Make arrangements for your pets.

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Parking Galveston, TX

(5 days ago) Parking. Parking in the City of Galveston varies depending on the area of town that you are in. There is hourly, or annually, paid parking in two areas - Downtown and the Seawall. In certain residential areas, residents are required to register for a free parking permit and will be given visitor passes for guests.

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The Economic Impact of Tourism on Galveston Island, Texas

(3 days ago) * Source: Smith Travel Research Annual Report. 4 Key trends in 2015 Galveston Island’s visitor volume expanded 6.4% in 2015, driven primarily by a surge in cruise visitors. After six solid years of expansion, total visitor volume again reached a new peak in 2015 at 6.4 million visitors. The spending

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Employment Galveston, TX

(8 days ago) Employment. Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Galveston. Browse through the following to learn about available opportunities. If you have trouble viewing the list of opportunities below, please visit our Career Portal. If you need assistance, please call (409) 797-3650.

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News Flash • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(Just Now) The rubber-wheeled trolleys will return this holiday weekend as a fun and convenient way to travel along the Seawall and downtown. Beginning Friday, the rubber wheel trolleys will return to operating on their downtown and Seawall routes on Friday, Saturda

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City History Galveston, TX

(Just Now) Overview. The City of Galveston was chartered in 1839. The role of Galveston as the principal port and gateway to the Southwest during the 19th Century has placed the entire city in a unique position in relation to the history of Texas.

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Department of Parks and Recreation Galveston, TX

(7 days ago) The mission of the Parks and Recreation Department is to create, promote and administer the best possible recreational programs and, in addition, to manage and maintain the best possible recreational facilities. To maintain to the best of our ability all parks and …

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Alert Center • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(Just Now) Alert Center. Alert Center allows you to view all alerts and emergencies in your area. If there are alerts or emergencies, they will be listed below by category. To be instantly notified of alerts and emergencies subscribe to Notify Me or RSS .

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Bid Postings • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(7 days ago) Description: NOTICE: INVITATION TO BID. Bid #17-026. The City of Galveston is accepting sealed bids on a contract for Travel Air Bridge Replacement (Sydnor Bayou).Sealed bids shall be addressed to the Purchasing Department, City Hall, Room 306, Galveston, TX 77550 and will be received until 3:00 PM April 11, 2017 and opened immediately in that office. Any response received after that time will

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Calendar • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(Just Now) The Juneteenth Celebration Parade will be on Saturday, June 16th beginning at 7:00 PM. This year the Parade will begin at 20th & Strand and travel west on Strand to 25th Street, turning left on 25th Street and proceeding south to Seawall Blvd. From there, the procession will turn right and head west to 28th Street, where it will end at the McGuire-Dent Recreation Center (2222 28th Street).

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Flood Protection Information Galveston, TX

(Just Now) Contact the Galveston Building Division at 409-797-3620 or visit the 4 th floor of City Hall located at 823 Rosenberg to see the current FEMA FIRM (August 15, 2019) to find out which flood zone you live in and what kind of risk you are facing. The City uses a GIS-based map that includes the effective FIRM and other flood-related information.

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Calendar • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(8 days ago) Due to nearby construction, the procession will travel south down 29th Street to Ball / Avenue H, east on Ball to 28th Street, south on 28th Street to Avenue K, west on Avenue K to 29th Street, south on 29th Street to Avenue R 1/2, then east to 28th Street, where they will finish near Menard Park and the McGuire-Dent Recreation Center.

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Calendar • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(6 days ago) Please join us in honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Saturday, January 19th, 2019. The parade will begin at approximately 1:00 PM near 29th & Church. Due to nearby construction, the procession will travel south down 29th Street to Ball / Avenue H, east on Ball to 28th Street, south on 28th Street to Avenue K, west on Avenue K to 29th Street, south on 29th Street to Avenue R 1

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Code Enforcement Galveston, TX

(4 days ago) Code Enforcement. To issue a complaint or contact the code enforcement officer for your area, please complete the Office of Housing and Compliance (PDF) form and submit via email to our staff to the Development Services Customer Service desk. Please view the Code Enforcement Officer Zone Map (PDF) to locate the officer assigned to your area.

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Island WebCams Galveston, TX

(2 days ago) Island Cameras. Click on the link above to view live snapshots and videos of current conditions on Galveston Island. City of Galveston OEM Home. Emergency Preparedness. Hurricane Preparedness. Family Preparedness. Go Bag. Household Disaster Plan. Emergency Supply Kit.

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TERRACON -TRAVEL AIR BRIDGE -PROPOSAL.PDF TERRACON …

(7 days ago) TERRACON CMT - TRAVEL AIR BRIDGE STAFF REPORT SIGNED.PDF TERRACON CMT - TRAVEL AIR BRIDGE STAFF REPORT.DOCX Consider For Approval A Proposal From Terracon Consultants, Inc. For $40,430.00 To Perform Construction Material Testing For Construction Of …

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Calendar • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(6 days ago) The Juneteenth Celebration Parade will be on Wednesday, June 19th beginning at 12:00 PM. This year the Parade will begin at 26th & Ball and travel west on Ball to 41st Street, ending at Wright Cuney Park where a picnic will follow the parade. Line-up begins at 11:00 AM …

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Community Voice • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(2 days ago) May 21, 2014 by Kelly Michelle Campbell (5 points) . 3 Votes Up 1 Votes Down 2 Comments. Galveston needs Uber. I travel to Galveston 4 times a year. It is a long way from the Houston airports. I use Uber to Galveston, but on way back I use a taxi.

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Calendar • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(8 days ago) Ball Street (26th to 41st) Galveston TX 77550. The Juneteenth Parade will be on Saturday, June 19th beginning at 1:00 PM. This year the Parade will begin at 26th & Ball and travel west on Ball to 41st Street, ending at Wright Cuney Park where a picnic will follow the parade. Line-up begins at 11:00 AM on 26th Street between Ball and Postoffice.

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Bid Postings • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(3 days ago) Show Closed/Awarded/Cancelled Bids: The following is a listing of various bid postings. Click on any of the titles for the details on that particular bid. Bids and RFP's. 2 Bids. Compensation Study. Bid No. RFP 21-24. OTICE: REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL RFP # 21-24 The City of Galveston is accepting sealed proposals on a contract for Compensation Study .

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News Flash • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(3 days ago) The rubber-wheeled trolleys will return this holiday weekend as a fun and convenient way to travel along the Seawall and downtown. Beginning Friday, the rubber wheel trolleys will return to operating on their downtown and Seawall routes on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Calendar • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(7 days ago) A police officer will be stationed on 99th Street to assist with vehicle travel down that road, during the anticipated 1-hour event. For more information, please visit The Galveston Island Brewing 5K page. 8423 Stewart Road Galveston TX 77553.

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Bid Postings • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(Just Now) The following is a listing of various bid postings. Click on any of the titles for the details on that particular bid. Bids and RFP's. 477 Bids. 1517 33rd Street Rehabilitation. Bid No. 16-035. NOTICE: INVITATION TO BID Bid #16-035 The City of Galveston is accepting …

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News Flash • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(3 days ago) Galveston, TX – December 22, 2020 – New restrictions are in place effective today, including reduced restaurant capacity to 50 percent, the closure of bars and the cancellation of elective surgeries, as part of Governor Abbott's executive order (GA-32.) Governor Abbott's order GA-32 states that once a certain hospitalization threshold is reached in our Trauma Service Area (TSA) these

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Calendar • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(4 days ago) Participants will proceed west on Stewart Road, and north on 99th Street prior to turning around and running back. Modified traffic lanes will allow vehicular traffic to remain open in both directions on Stewart Road. A police officer will be stationed on 99th Street to assist with vehicle travel down that road, during the anticipated 1-hour event.

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Calendar • Galveston, TX • CivicEngage

(4 days ago) The Juneteenth Celebration Parade will be on Wednesday, June 19th beginning at 12:00 PM. This year the Parade will begin at 26th & Ball and travel west on Ball to 41st Street, ending at Wright Cuney Park where a picnic will follow the parade. Line-up begins at 11:00 AM on 26th Street between Ball and Postoffice. Ball (26th to 41st) Galveston TX

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