Bond projects moving forward in 2015

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Construction at the city’s well used and often overcrowded library will kick off the second year of implementation of the city’s $24 million in bond projects next month. The library is expected to continue its regular operation during construction, staff said. Construction plans are nearing completion and plans for utility …

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Options are many for added sales tax

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Keenly aware of the money left on the table, Friendswood leaders are looking hard at the various options for the city’s yet-to-be-imposed half cent of sales tax. City Council again reviewed and discussed the issue during a Dec. 8 work session. “Sales tax is one of the banes of local …

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Council delays Comprehensive Plan revisions

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Manvel city council has delayed the adoption of revisions to the city’s Comprehensive Plan. At its only meeting in December council made the decision to only discuss the Plan which served to postpone the vote a second time. A special joint meeting was held earlier in the month with one …

Lighting agreement OKed for sports park

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The city last Monday checked another item off the to-do list for the Shadow Creek Ranch sports complex. Council unanimously approved entering an interlocal cooperative pricing agreement with the Texas Buy Board for the purchase of lighting for the park, slated to open by the end of 2015. “One of …

Metro decision moves local Park and Ride forward

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One of the larger hurdles in getting a Park and Ride facility in Brazoria County was removed Dec. 18, when Houston Metro agreed to sell the land originally intended for a Park and Ride in Pearland. Metro’s board unanimously agreed to authorize the sale of the site, and to transfer …

PISD foundation plans for 2015

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In its first full year in operation, the Pearland ISD Education Foundation presented more than $10,600 in grants, with more to come. The nonprofit was created in 2013 to support educational programs for PISD’s students and staff, funding educational programs and activities that either aren’t funded or are under-funded by …

Trail, 288 feeder among funding possibilities

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Five local projects are among the city’s submissions for funding to the Houston Galveston Area Council’s Transportation Improvement Program. The program, known as TIP, provides funding for approved projects to match city funding. The call for projects remains open only until Jan. 12, assistant City Manager Trent Epperson told the …

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PEARLAND PD RAISING MONEY TO ATTEND NYPD FUNERALS

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[progress type=”primary or success or info or warning or danger” percentage=”null” showlabel=”true or false”]The Pearland Police Officers Association would like pay tribute to slain NYPD Officers, Rafael Ramos and Wenjain Liu, by sending two member’s of their Honor Guard to the funerals in New York. The PPOA wants to show …

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BROWN & ASSOCIATES HOST GOLF TOURNAMENT FOR WOUNDED WARRIORS

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  Over 40 golfers tee’d off for Scott Brown and Associates inaugural Golf Tournament fundraiser held November 7th at Southwyck Golf Course in Pearland. It was perfect weather to get out of the office and onto the course. All proceeds from the tournament will be donated to the nonprofit organization …

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Moms and Daughters bring Christmas to Forgotten Angels

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The Space City Chapter of the National Charity League sent a group of Moms and Daughters to Forgotten Angels over Thanksgiving break to decorate for Christmas. They did a wonderful job, putting everyone in the Christmas spirit. The National Charity League is a national volunteer organization for mothers and daughters …