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Posted on: December 12, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Siemens and Texas New Mexico Power (TNMP) presented La Marque with $27,668.04


Recent infrastructure updates resulted in combination of energy savings and rebates

La Marque, Texas, December 12, 2017 At the December 11, 2017, La Marque City Council Regular Meeting, Siemens and Texas New Mexico Power (TNMP) presented City of La Marque with a check for $27,668.04.

Pictured from left: Chad Nobles with Siemens, Diana Vazquez from TNMP, La Marque Mayor Bobby Hocking, Deval Allums, Siemens and Josh Campbell with CLEAResult.

The City contracted Siemens Industry, Inc. for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Capital Improvement Project in 2016. Significant progress was made in 2017, including the addition of a fine bubble aerator system. Monday night’s monetary presentation is a direct result of energy savings stemming from these infrastructure updates, along with TNMP rebates for these specific types of energy savings. Siemens engineers worked alongside TNMP staff to get the necessary paperwork submitted by deadline and they jointly presented the check to Mayor Bobby Hocking.

“Tonight, we are honored to have a presentation from Texas New Mexico Power company and Siemens,” said Mayor Hocking.

For information, watch the recording from last night’s Council Meeting on our YouTube Channel,



About the City of La Marque: The City of La Marque is strategically situated in Galveston County, 15 miles south of Houston and four miles north of Galveston Island. La Marque is the second-fastest-growing city in the County with an estimated population of 16,000, an area of 14.25 square miles and boasting 14.3 miles of I-45 frontage—more than any other city in Galveston County. Citizens enjoy easy, breezy coastal living, abundant housing options and the security of a hurricane protection levee system. La Marque is a sportsman’s paradise and offers access to world-class medical, travel and entertainment options. Citizens and visitors enjoy Bayou Fest, an early fall concert series and BBQ Cook Off offering free family fun; Magical Winter Lights, a 52-day holiday lantern festival; and Crawfish Bash, an annual crawfish cook off that earned a Guinness World Record in 2017. For business, La Marque offers prime I-45 frontage, creative incentives, an abundance of commercial property, a budding downtown revitalization and build-to-suit opportunities. La Marque is the Gateway to the Gulf and the Hub of the Mainland. Discover the possibilities at­­­­

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