Pearland Chamber of Commerce applauds City Council for shopping local

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The Pearland Chamber of Commerce recognizes Pearland City Council for choosing to Shop Pearland during their Monday, Jan. 26, council meeting.

Pearland City Council was presented with a resolution to authorize a $93,960.00 contract with a source outside of Pearland for the Fire Department’s suppression personnel annual medical screenings in accordance with the recommendations of the National Fire Safety Association. Councilmember, Tony Carbone, pulled the item off the consent agenda and commented about the many local medical providers the city could utilize.

“The Pearland Chamber of Commerce is always urging our members, elected officials, city staff, county, school and citizens to Shop Pearland,” said Carol Artz-Bucek, Pearland Chamber President and CEO. “City Council recognized the importance of keeping dollars local which stabilizes the workforce in Pearland and the multitude of medical providers in the area that could be considered for the medical screenings.”

Councilmember Tony Carbone stated, “The concept of “Shopping Local” continues to be a guiding principle for me, as it was during my campaign for City Council. During the recent council meeting, we were asked to approve a bid to outsource medical exams for our Fire Department to a clinic outside of the city of Pearland. With the growing medical service providers in Pearland, I believe it only makes sense to carefully look at local vendors when providing these particular services. I was thankful to see that my fellow City Council members agreed with me on this important issue, as it is imperative to keep as many tax dollars as possible at work for us here in Pearland. This decision is a winning combination for the City, our local businesses and most importantly our citizens.”

Over the last 24 months, Pearland has welcomed many new medical facilities such as First Choice Emergency Room, Houston Methodist, Kelsey-Seybold, Memorial Hermann, Neighbors Emergency Center and the Pearland Medical Center.

The Pearland Chamber of Commerce promotes Shop, Hire and Bid Pearland through www.shoppearland.us, www.hirepearland.us, and www.bidpearland.us.

The Pearland Chamber of Commerce’s Mission: Support business. Promote growth.

The Pearland Chamber of Commerce is located in The Commerce Center, 6117 Broadway, Pearland, Texas 77581. For more information call 281-485 –3634.

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