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Grand Parkway input accepted until Aug. 12

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By Nicole Jones Public input regarding a possible delay of sections of Grand Parkway — including the one connecting I-45 to state Hwy. 288 —  will continue until Aug. 12. The Texas Department of Transportation’s proposed 10-year-plan beginning in 2020 lists four toll road projects throughout the state that are …

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City’s mobility plan to include data, public input

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By Nicole Jones Feedback from Friendswood drivers is expected to factor into a future traffic plan extending into the year 2040, city officials say. A yet-to-be announced open house will highlight recommendations based on a recently commissioned traffic study. The study was compiled by an outside firm using 24-hour traffic …

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City of Friendswood hosts Bringing Back Mainstreet revitalization roundtable

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By Lynn Shigekawa Friendswood Public Library was the city site for a recent regional roundtable discussion held by Friendswood in partnership with the Houston-Galveston Area Council (HGAC). HGAC members from the 13 county region attended a full house workshop in order to network about best practices, to learn what Friendswood …

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City leaders examine bond recommendations

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If city leaders opt to move forward, an estimated $80 million bond referendum could go to Friendswood voters in November. A citizens advisory committee this summer came before city council to recommended five propositions —  the largest, about $49 million accounting for inflation, would be earmarked for drainage and public …

Legals for 7-31-19 publication

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CITY OF PEARLAND, TEXAS NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed bids will be received by the City of Pearland Purchasing Division, 3523 Liberty Dr., until 11:00 a.m., CST, Thursday, August 8, 2019 and all bids will be publicly acknowledged by name in City Hall Annex, 3523 Liberty Drive, Pearland, TX on that …

City lists proposals for grant funds

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Pearland city leaders on Monday discussed ways to best use an expected $429,000 in federal funding. The city held a second public hearing Monday night on the Community Development Block Grant Program, funding it hopes to receive from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. “We get to use …

Friendswood remains on scenic city list

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Friendswood has officially been re-certified this year as a Texas Scenic City, a title awarded after meeting a list of requirements on signs, tree ordinances and landscaping.  One of 21 cities to be certified or re-certified this year, Friendswood’s highlights include “strong on-premise and off-premise sign standards, strong unity of …

Legals for 7-24-19 publication

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CITY OF PEARLAND, TEXAS NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed bids will be received by the City of Pearland Purchasing Division, 3523 Liberty Dr., until 11:00 a.m., CST, Thursday, August 1, 2019 and all bids will be publicly acknowledged by name in City Hall Annex, 3523 Liberty Drive, Pearland, TX on that …

Park at Lake Friendswood dedicated to former mayor

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By Karolyn Gephart Schrader Park at Lake Friendswood was dedicated to the former Mayor, Paul Schrader on July 3 at the site in Friendswood. Family, friends and former mayors of the city attended. Current Mayor Mike Foreman told his audience that Schrader was an instrumental part to secure the property …

Space, NASA topics for library panels in July

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By Karolyn Gephart In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and NASA’s impact on the City of Friendswood, two incredible panel discussions were held with key individuals recently at the Friendswood Public Library. Wives of Apollo 11 Support Team spoke July 11 and the panel was composed of …