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  1. City Begins Moving Forward with Long-Awaited Incinerator Demolition Project

    The Texas General Land Office continues to invest in Galveston and has committed over $5 million in CDBG-DR funds to demolish and remediate the City’s municipal incinerator which has not been used since the 1950’s. Read on...
  2. Building Division Undergoes Organizational Changes to Improve Efficiency & Customer Service

    As the City continues to work towards improving operational efficiencies and customer service across all departments, the Building Department is implementing two policy changes on August 1st that will accomplish both goals. Read on...
  3. Galveston County Health District Confirms West Nile Case in Galveston

    On Tuesday, July 17th the Galveston County Health District confirmed a case of West Nile in Galveston, Texas. The 20 to 29-year-old female has recovered from the illness. This is the first confirmed case in Galveston County for 2018. Read on...
  4. Tune Up Your Sprinkler System to Water Wisely

    Did you know that as much as 50 percent of the water we use outdoors is wasted by inefficient watering? The Gulf Coast Water Authority (GCWA) is encouraging businesses and homeowners to check their systems in July during Smart Irrigation Month. Read on...
  5. Waves of Information For The Week of July 16th

    GPD is back with another opportunity for you to earn the badge in September, a free concert at Stewart Beach this weekend, and a dog surfing competition that supports the Galveston Island Humane Society are all in this week's #wavesofinformation! Read on...
  6. 2018 Water Quality Report Now Available Online

    Each year the City publishes a water quality report that is a summary of the quality of the water we provide our customers. The 2018 Water Quality Report is now available for few and covers the year ending on December 31, 2017! Read on...
  7. Upcoming Budget Meeting Dates & Forecast

    Each year, our Assistant City Manager over Finance begins the budget process with a 5-year forecast that outlines all of the key factors that are taken into consideration during the budget process. You can view it online at www.galvestontx.gov/forecast Read on...
  8. “Little Jacob” Identified as Jayden Alexander Lopez

    After positively identifying the mother, investigators conducted DNA comparison and have now been able to confirm “Little Jacob” as Jayden Alexander Lopez. At the time of his death, Jayden was 4 years old. Read on...
  9. Galveston Hires New Assistant Director of Development Services to Oversee Building Services

    An agent of progress and innovation, Sukup was hired in response to the City's third-party Permit Process Audit. Sukup's 28 certifications make him a valuable asset to the department as we work toward improving efficiencies in the permitting process. Read on...
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