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Posted on: April 12, 2017

[ARCHIVED] La Marque Fire Station Groundbreaking Ceremony Held Wednesday, April 12, 2017

La Marque's new Fire Station is City’s first-ever capital project developed, accepted, funded, and soon to be constructed for a public safety entity.

The La Marque Fire Department and City of La Marque were proud to host a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, April 12, 2017, for the new fire station, which will be La Marque's first-ever capital project developed, accepted, funded, and soon to be constructed for a public safety entity. The project includes two buildings, the Central Fire Station at 1000 Salt Grass Point Boulevard and the Administration Building at 5201 Texas Avenue. 

“This is a milestone for the City of La Marque," said La  Marque  Fire Chief Gerald Grimm. "These facilities will have incomprehensible positive impact on the delivery of quality public service across  La Marque, directly affecting the preservation of life and property in our community.”







Colleen Merritt, MA, Public Relations Specialist

La Marque Economic Development Corporation

1130 1st Street, La Marque, TX 77568

(409) 938-9255 Office

(409) 795-0165 Cell


About the City of La Marque: The City of La Marque is in Galveston County approximately 15 miles from the southern city limit of Houston and four miles north of Galveston Island. La Marque has an estimated population of 16,000 and an area of 14.25 square miles. Citizens enjoy coastal living with the security of a hurricane protection levee system. The city provides a wide range of programs including Bayou Fest, an annual community concert and BBQ Cook Off.  City of La Marque boasts easy access to world-class medical, travel and entertainment options. For business, La Marque offers developmental incentives, an abundance of commercial property and build-to-suit opportunities. La Marque is the Gateway to the Gulf. Discover the possibilities at

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