By KAROLYN GEPHART
The city congratulates Battalion Chief Kelly Sears for completing his college degree. Chief Sears recently graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio with a Bachelor of Science degree in Emergency Health Sciences.
The Pearland City Council approved the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget recently. According to city officials the budget adds public safety staffing, and continues the investment in parks, roads, and water/sewer utilities.
To read more about the budget go to www.pearlandtx.gov.
In other city news, Pearland Westside Library will be hosting a Video Game Night Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. A variety of games will be played on Nintendo Switch and Playstation 4 equipment. This is open to all ages but those participants under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Pearland Westside Library is located at 2803 Business Center Dr., Ste 101. For more information, call 713-436-0995.
Pearland Branch Library is offering Genealogy 101 on Tuesdays, Oct. 9, 16 and 30 at 2 p.m. Those attending can learn the basic skills and tips for putting family trees together. The instructor will be Michael Revels.
Pearland Branch Library is located at 3522 Liberty Drive. For more information call 281-652-1677.