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Posted on: June 11, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Waves of Information for the week of June 11th

Early voting for the ‪June 16th Runoff Election for the District 5 City Council race continues Monday and Tuesday with Election Day Saturday!

Early voting will continue to be offered Monday and Tuesday (June 11 and ‪June 12) ‪from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Galveston County Justice Center (2nd Floor Conference Room), the Galveston County Courthouse (2nd Floor Mezzanine), and Moody Methodist Church. On Election Day, the following locations will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.: Joe Faggard Community Center in Crystal Beach, the Galveston County Courthouse on the 2nd Floor in the Mezzanine, Moody Methodist Church, L. A. Morgan Elementary School, and Seaside Baptist Church in Jamaica Beach. To view voting district maps, candidates, and requirements to vote please visit

If you have a question you've always wanted to ask our Mayor & City Manager, this Tuesday, June 12th is your chance at the annual State of the City address!

The public is invited to the event, which will be hosted by the Galveston Roundtable of Foundations in the Seibel Wing of the Cheney Student Center at Galveston College. State of the City attendees will be encouraged to ask questions of the Mayor and City Manager during the program. Light refreshments will be served ‪at 5:30 p.m. and the program will begin ‪at 6:00 p.m. Free parking will be available in the Galveston College parking lot at ‪39th Street and Avenue Q.

Due to needed software upgrades, City will not be issuing permits on Friday, June 15th

While performing necessary upgrades to Accela, the software the City uses for permitting, the Development Services division will be unable to issue permits on Friday, June 15th. Permit applications will still be accepted and we will begin issuing permits again on Monday, June 18th at 8:00 am. Thank you for your patience as we continue to work to improve the level of service we can provide to those doing business with the City of Galveston.

Until next week Galveston!

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