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Posted on: August 24, 2019

Clay Walker Concert, Free Family Fun, Fireworks at Bayou Fest Oct 19

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Rock out with free concerts from Shinyribs, Kevin Fowler and headliner Clay Walker. Free shuttle service from Gulf Greyhound Park beginning at 1:00 p.m. Visit lamarquebayoufest.com for details.

The City of La Marque is proud to announce Clay Walker as the headlining act for La Marque Bayou Fest 2019. Mayor Bobby Hocking would like to extend an invitation to all citizens, business owners and friends of La Marque to join us for our annual, free, f...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

La Marque City Manager Calls Budget Recap Town Hall September 3

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Topics include the FY20 proposed tax rate, park fee and change to utility rates

La Marque City Manager Charles “Tink” Jackson called a Budget Recap Town Hall meeting to discuss the proposed property tax rate increase, park user fee and change to utility rates from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 3, 2019...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

La Marque Citizens’ Police Academy Honored as Association of the Year

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La Marque Awarded at Texas Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association Annual Conference on August 7, 2019.

La Marque Citizens’ Police Academy Alumni Association earned the “Alumni Association of the Year” award from Texas Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at the annual conference in San Marcos...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

NOTICE OF 2019 TAX YEAR PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR CITY OF LA MARQUE

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A tax rate of $0.550764 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of the City of La Marque. Citizens are urged to attend and express your views at the upcoming public hearings.

A tax rate of $0.550764 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of City of La Marque. This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate, and state law requires that two public hearings be held by the governi...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Free Family Fun at La Marque Bayou Fest 10-19-19

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Save the date for La Marque Bayou Fest! LMPF is presented by the City of La Marque and Texas City - La Marque Chamber of Commerce. The VIP Experience is presented by Miller Lite.

It’s all about free family fun on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Live music starts at 4:30 p.m. with Shinyribs. Next up is Kevin Fowler at 6:30 p.m. and then our headliner at 8:30 p.m. Stay until 10:00 p.m. to watch the spectacular Amoco Federal Cr...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Galveston County Health District monthly newsletter now available

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The latest issue of the Galveston County Health District (GCHD) monthly newsletter, Pulse of the District, is now available.

Our Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program is celebrating breastfeeding mothers, and their supportive sidekicks, with a Super Breastfeeding Extravaganza, set for Wednesday, Aug. 7 10 a.m.-1 p.m. This event is free to the public and celebrates World Bre...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

La Marque Police Department accepting applications for Citizens’ Police Academy Class 11

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If you are interested in volunteering with the La Marque Police Department or just enhancing your knowledge about law enforcement, please make contact with Lt. Spruill.

La Marque Police Department is now accepting applications for the next Citizens’ Police Academy (Class 11). Class starts on September 5, 2019, and continues through November 21, 2019. The class lasts for 12 weeks. 

Classes will meet on T...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

MEET US BEFORE YOU NEED US Video Features La Marque's Public Safety Team

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The Office of Emergency Management offers a look at the people who make up La Marque's Public Safety team.

The City of La Marque Office of Emergency Management, along with La Marque Fire Department, La Marque Police Department and La Marque Public Works, gathered on June 29, 2019, for the inaugural Hurricane Huddle and Public Safety Fair to offer demonstration...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

City Employee Colleen Merritt Named as 2019 Galveston County 40 Under 40 Honoree

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Colleen Martin Merritt, Public Relations Specialist for La Marque Economic Development Corporation, named as 2019 40 Under 40 honoree by Galveston Daily News.

The Daily News is putting the spotlight on Galveston County’s outstanding professionals under the age of 40. These individuals have demonstrated personal and professional success and a commitment to the community. Honorees are chosen by a panel ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

August is National Water Quality Month

2019 Water Conservation

Gulf Coast Water Authority is promoting National Water Quality Month this August and offering suggestions on how customers can protect this precious resource.

National Water Quality Month in August reminds us that we all can take simple steps to protect our water sources from pollution. We rely on our state’s extensive water system for drinking water, recreation and food. According to the Galveston Ba...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

NOTICE OF SPEED LIMIT REDUCTION ON INTERSTATE 45

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A message from the La Marque Police Department. This change in speed limits is scheduled to go into effect in August 2019 and will last for the duration of the freeway expansion project.

The City of La Marque, at the request of the Texas Department of Transportation, has reduced the speed limit on Interstate 45 from FM 1765 to FM 519. Additionally, the Texas Department of Transportation has lowered the speed limit on Interstate 45 between...

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