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Posted on: September 12, 2019

City of La Marque Finance Department Earns National Recognition

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The City of La Marque Finance Department earned the 2019 Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association.

The City of La Marque Finance team earns national recognition and is named Distinguished Budget Presentation Awardee. Pictured from left are Accounting Specialist Sloane Witter, City Accountant Mysty Nauck and Finance Director Suzy Kou. “This is...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

La Marque National Night Out Scheduled for Tuesday, October 1, 2019

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Community encouraged to get involved. Attend or volunteer to host a neighborhood gathering. Police, Fire, EMS, City Council and City leadership team will attend parties.

City of La Marque has 14 citizens registered to host a block party for National Night Out, which is slated for Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Police, Fire, EMS, City Council and members of the City of La Marque leadership team are planning to attend each party...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Never Forget 9-11-2001

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Patriot Day on September 11th honors the memory of the nearly 3,000 people who were killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

On September 11, 2001, 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al Qaeda hijacked four airplanes and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. Two of the planes were flown into the twin towers of the World Trade Cen...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

September issues of Galveston County Health District newsletters now available

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September marks National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. While there is no simple solution to this public health problem, there are ways to support children on their journey to good health.

The latest issues of the Galveston County Health District (GCHD) newsletter Pulse of the District and the Coastal Health & Wellness (CHW) newsletter The Coastal Wave are now available.

 September marks National Childhood Obesity Awareness Mont...

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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 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 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 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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