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2 public meetings to be held on 2020 Thoroughfare Plan

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By Karolyn Gephart A public meeting on the 2020 Brazoria County Thoroughfare Plan is being held on two dates in November for residents in Brazoria County. Road Map to the Future is being presented by the Houston-Galveston Area Council and Brazoria County to gather input on the proposed thoroughfare.  The …

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Sign up now to be in Manvel Christmas Parade

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By Karolyn Gephart Participants are needed in the City of Manvel’s Third Annual Parade of Lights. Registration is open now through November 22 to be in the parade. Businesses, school groups, social organizations, non-profits and classic car owners are invited to join. This year’s parade will include a float contest …

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Council discusses land for City Center Complex

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Manvel City Council met Oct. 21 at City Hall for their regularly scheduled meeting. Council considered and discussed Resolution 2019-R-21: a resolution of the Council determining that land is needed to complete construction of the Manvel City Center Complex specifically a tract of land containing 10 acres …

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Fall Fun and Halloween Happenings

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The following is a list of Fall Festivals and Halloween activities of all varieties planned for the area. • The 7th Annual  Fall Festival and Corn Maze is happening now through Nov. 3 at Froberg’s Farm in Alvin. The popular night-time family corn maze along with a pumpkin patch, bee …

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Drug Take Back Day planned for public safety, health

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By Karolyn Gephart National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 and locations are available in Friendswood, Pearland and Manvel for drug disposal. The designated date addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. In Friendswood, the Friendswood Police Department will be accepting expired and unused …

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5 appointed to Zoning Board

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Five Manvel residents were appointed to the Zoning Board of Adjustment at the Manvel City Council meeting Monday night, October 7 at City Hall on SH 6. Kim Bickham, George Collins, Valorie Early, Melody Hanson and Raf Lopez were each appointed to a two-year term. Council also …

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AISD residents to see lower property tax rate

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Homeowners in Alvin ISD will notice a decrease in their school tax rate when they receive their tax statements in November.  In August, the Alvin ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved a tax rate of $1.3977 per $100 valuation for fiscal year 2019-2020. The overall tax rate is $0.0523 lower …

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Manvel to have citywide detention pond 

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By Karolyn Gephart A citywide detention pond will soon be part of the City of Manvel in efforts to create long term sustainable drainage improvements in the area. The detention pond plan approval came at the recent Council meeting at City Hall. Councilmembers will now begin the process of issuing …

Fall festival, corn maze return to Frobergs Farm

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By Karolyn Gephart The 7th Annual Fall Festival and Corn Maze return to Froberg’s Farm in Alvin September 28  through November 3, 2019. The popular activities will be offered weather permitting such as trying to find a way through a strategic Corn Maze, then walk out to a huge Flower …

BCFA events begin leading up to 2019 County Fair

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By Karolyn Gephart Although the Brazoria County Fair doesn’t officially begin until October 11, there are many activities happening that lead up the major fundraiser event. Open 5D Barrel Race is Saturday, September 28 in the Rodeo Arena. The Youth Horse Show is also in the Arena Sunday, September 29. …