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  1. panhandling and prostitution downtown

    Appoint citizens to help Clint cut down and alert to panhandling and prostitution between church and strand. Fine repeat panhandlers. Most homeless will not go to salvation army either because of...

    May 21, 2014 by Kelly Michelle Campbell (5 points)

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  2. Why are there not more designated bike lanes throughout the city? This will attract more tourists and improve safety for residents.

    To attract more tourists and make our roads safer and more accessible the city should create bike lanes. This would attract all sorts of people who enjoy the outdoors and would love our city. In...

    Apr 14, 2015 by sarah tennant (11 points)

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  3. Clean up the rotten smelling beaches!

    I KNOW that cleaning up all that seaweed and stink from the beach would definitely improve tourism as the current reviews on social media are telling people not to go there because the place smells...

    May 27, 2014 by frequent visitor (5 points)

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  4. Galveston needs Uber

    I travel to Galveston 4 times a year. It is a long way from the Houston airports. I use Uber to Galveston, but on way back I use a taxi. You have no idea about how bad Galveston looks to not have...

    Apr 9, 2016 by Reddy Biggs (5 points)

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  5. Downtown parking permits for downtown residents and locals

    I am currently living and working downtown and am quite frustrated with the new parking system. There are no residential parking permits available and the parking tickets have doubled in price....

    Jun 21, 2015 by Deesh (14 points)

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  6. Casino

    Every time when I go to casinos in Mississippi, all cars I see was coming from Houston area. I just wish there are Casinos here in Galveston, more money come in and more people gets jobs. All other...

    May 9, 2014 by MM RICH (5 points)

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  7. Recycling

    I think Recycling should be promoted more in Galveston. Maybe residents could be given free recycling bins.

    Jan 25, 2014 by MrDTRAIN91 . (5 points)

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  8. Fix this website. I have a banner going over half of the page.

    The web designer should be able to pass Web Design 101

    Sep 10, 2019 by t j (5 points)

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  9. This city is in DESPERATE need of middle income housing.

    This city is in DESPERATE need of middle income housing. Our pastor was nearly forced to move off island when their rental home was sold and they had to look for other housing. And way too many of...

    Apr 28, 2015 by Bill & Patti Hummel (7 points)

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  10. CClean Beaches

    I would like to bring a group of students to do a beach clean up April 1st.

    Feb 3, 2014 by Suzanne Thiem (5 points)

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  11. Taxi service

    Dear all, I understand your choice to remove UBER service for your area. But sadly I must report that after visiting several times your city, the taxi companies do not give a quality service. -you...

    Apr 30, 2016 by Francesco (5 points)

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  12. Synchronize traffic signals on Broadway, Harborside and Seawall,

    Traffic signals need to be synchronized on Broadway, Harborside and Seawall similar to the signals on Ave O and P. The poorly timed lights backup traffic on all these main thoroughfares and causes...

    Jun 11, 2016 by Eric Russek (15 points)

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  13. Parking for Downtown Residents

    I'm currently a resident of the downtown area. When I first moved in I was told that the parking lot was full due to the fact that there are about 20 spots for 80 units. There is 2hr parking in front...

    Jun 19, 2016 by Lindseybrooke (16 points)

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  14. The most nutrient dense whole food concentrate on the planet! Enrich, Restore & Protect your body!

    There are hundreds of health products on the market claiming to be the secrets to good health and well-being. With so many choices, it can be hard to know which ones are right for you, and even harder...

    Mar 12, 2014 by Galveston Zeal for Life (7 points)

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  15. Safety First

    Put on the electrical hand hole covers. This keep children safe. The wiring that is exposed is not rated for direct sun light.

    Jan 9, 2014 by Robert R. (5 points)

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  16. Lights under the causeway

    Many people enjoy fishing at night under the causeway. However, I have noticed that many of the lights have been going out and have not been replaced. Is this the responsibility of the City of...

    May 27, 2014 by Cliff Horn (5 points)

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  17. Please make Avenue S1/2 between 39th and 40th Residential Street Parking Only.

    Many houses on this street do not have driveways. It also a family oriented street with many infants which makes it difficult to trek down the street when people are parked right in front of your...

    Feb 20, 2015 by MandyB (10 points)

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  18. Stand United, Not Divided Weekend

    Hey guys, as a lifelong resident of Galveston county, all i can say that that i love this place and all the people here. I love the state of Texas and the country i call my own. It disgusts me to see...

    Jul 10, 2016 by The Wonder Crew (5 points)

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  19. Need Consistant Service

    Port a cans= need consistent service- seawall @ st luis hotel, blue chemical overflowing onto street, sidewalk and seawall. Ugly, dangerous, not what U promote or we expect. Thank You

    May 23, 2014 by Augustine Castillo (5 points)

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  20. Productive Property

    Bringing quality retail sails back

    Mar 30, 2014 by EqualityAdvo (10 points)

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  21. animal control

    bunch of lazy people that dont want to do anything, i have trapped 9 possums and racoons in the past four weeks, now only to be told, after doing their jobs,, to not trap during cold or hot or wet...

    Jan 28, 2016 by mike (5 points)

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  22. Street lights on Holiday Drive

    There is a large portion of Holiday Drive and Market Street that has no street lights, especially around Arlans, the UTMB field house, and behind the Whataburger. Many UTMB workers and students walk...

    Apr 20, 2016 by Renee (5 points)

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  23. It is faboulous that the City...

    It is fabulous that the City does street cleaning, however it defeats the point if they are not thoroughly cleaned, initiate a street cleaning parking ban. This is practiced in any municipality I have...

    Jul 25, 2016 by Bryan Manuele (5 points)

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  24. Ban smoking in all public areas

    Second hand smoke is a hazard to everyone. Not only is it a health hazard, it is also an environmental issue as most common litter issue on our beaches is cigarette butts. The city should work to...

    Jan 12, 2017 by Rachel Adams (22 points)

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  25. All way stops @ Seawall

    At the Seawall stop lights, consider implementing all way stops with enough time to allow pedestrians to cross safely.

    Jul 17, 2017 by Safety (5 points)

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