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Scholes International Airport is a public use airport however at this time we do not have commercial air service. The closest airport with commercial air service is William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), located in Houston, Texas, about 40 minutes from Galveston.
If you are taking a cruise out of Galveston, Hobby Airport has many shuttle services that will transport you directly to the cruise terminal.
For questions regarding the airports FBO, Galveston Aviation Services, please call 409-744-9000.
You must give notification to the Airport Operator if you intend to fly your drone, also known as unmanned aircraft system UAS, within 5 miles of the airport. Contact our Air Traffic Control Tower at (409) 741-0925 to obtain clearance.
FAA Unmanned Aircraft SystemsFAA Hobbyist/Model Aircraft UsageKnow Before You Fly
In addition to the Know Before You Fly website, the FAA has released a “B4UFLY” app, available to download for free on iOS and Android devices. B4UFLY tells users about current or upcoming requirements, pinpoints restricted airspace, and identifies areas where UAS operators may want to fly.
Round 1 Budget City of Galveston GLO Contract/DRS#: 10-5051-000-5027/DRS010051 Activity Status Budget Water Facilities Complete 7,789,160.19 Sewer Facilities - Lift Station #1 Complete 2,401,581.72 Sewer Facilities - Main WWTP Complete 85,991,680.66 Fire Facilities - Pumper Truck Complete 487,046.03 Fire Facilities - Fire Station #4 Complete 4,457,925.41 Clearance/Demo - Fire Station #4 Complete 42,250.00 Historial Preservation Complete 1,150,620.70 Economic Development Loan Complete 2,367,845.32 Planning - Downtown Redev Complete 94,601.03 Planning - City Ordinances Complete 1,807,428.28 Planning - Construction Specs Complete 279,482.66 Total 106,869,622.00
Round 2.1 Budget City of Galveston GLO Contract/DRS#: 11-337-000-5356/DRS210051 Activity Budget Market Street (25th - 19th Street) 5,571,052.13 43rd Street (Broadway - Ave U) 8,605,304.67 53rd Street (Broadway - Seawall) 9,918,328.20 Total 24,094,685.00
Round 2.2 Budget City of Galveston GLO Contract/DRS#: 15-081-000-8748/DRS220051 Activity Status Budget 59th Street Pump Station In Construction 12,161,620.00 30th Street Tank Rehab In Design 2,596,629.00 59th Street Tank Rehab in Design 7,737,480.00 New Tank 59th Street In Design 7,532,431.00 Airport WWTP In Design 6,126,948.00 69th Street Reconstruction In Construction 2,799,519.00 65th Street Reconstruction In Construction 3,094,904.00 Saladia Ave Improvements In Construction 2,155,669.25 51st Street Improvements Out For Bid 2,480,499.25 Avenue S Improvements In Construction 3,690,645.25 Sealy Ave Improvements Out For Bid 3,249,708.25 Fire Station #1 In Design 10,666,730.00 Demo Fire Station #1 In Design 876,786.00 Cedars-Walkways In Design 682,501.00 PW Facility In Design 11,205,789.00 Cedars- Water & Electric Light Station In Design 1,175,612.00 Incinerator Site In Design 2,719,340.00 Cedars- Tank Demo In Design 248,749.00 Total 81,201,560.00
Example:$215,000 x .80 = $172,000/$100 = $1720 x .035 = $60.20
You can do the same math to come up with the impact to you. Simply take the value of your home and multiply it by .80 if you take a homestead exemption. Once you have that value you will divide that amount by $100 and multiply that number by .035.
On an annual basis, we provide grants to City Departments in the areas of public service (recreation, education, youth activities, etc.), public facilities improvement (infrastructure improvements, park development, neighborhood centers, etc..), planning, affordable housing initiatives (home-ownership) and code enforcement. The grant funds are provided to the city from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Each funded activity must be eligible under HUD guidelines and meet one of HUD's national objectives of benefiting low-moderate income persons; eliminate slum or blight; or meet an urgent community development need (approved by HUD). Please contact Sterling Patrick or Alice Law at (409) 797-3820 for more information.
Yes, eligible homebuyers may receive up to $14,500 in HOME Investment Partnership Program funds for downpayment and closing cost assistance to aid in the purchase of their first home.
2517 Ball St. Suite 207Galveston, Texas 77550Phone: 409-797-3870 Click here to view/print a Records Request form
All review of work will be based on the design guidelines for the historic districts in Galveston
These guidelines were created utilizing the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation Department, as determined by the National Park Service.
For Monday - Friday schedule information call 409-797-3900For Weekend or Holiday schedule information call 409-797-3909
Call 409-797-3909 for Holiday Schedule information.
To schedule a pickup or to check on arrival of a bus, call 409-797-3909
For schedule information, call 409-797-3900
All review of work will be based on the design guidelines for historic districts in Galveston, which is available for a nominal fee through the Department of Planning and Community Development. Approval of paint colors in residential historical districts is not required.
Property owners wishing to participate in the program will pay for the cost of materials, and the City will provide the labor and equipment to complete the necessary repairs.
Sidewalks that have an abrupt change in grade or surface are eligible.
Sidewalks, curbs, or gutter pan sections that are broken with missing pieces are eligible.
Locations that are not already scheduled to be repaired under the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) or any other grants/programs are eligible.
Repairs will only be made when an abutting property owner agrees to pay for the cost of the materials for the repairs; repair work will not be scheduled until payment has been remitted.
The City will announce an official start date once all staff members and equipment are in place!
This program will cover the cost of equipment and labor for repairs that are eligible.
Property owners interested in participating in the program will be responsible for paying the cost of materials.
Yes. You may go to our website at https://galvestontx.epayub.com to pay your water bill.
Yes. You may go to our website at https://galvestontx.epayub.com to view your bill online.
Yes. Please contact a Water Billing Customer Service Representative to sign up. You can reach them at 409-797-3550 Monday - Friday from 8am - 5pm.
If you are already registered to view your Bill and or Pay your bill online, Login to your account https://galvestontx.epayub.com and under Account Settings, Click the 'Edit' for Auto Pay.
Yes. Please see forms Click here: Utility Billing Forms