POWC Newsletter October 2017

POWC Newsletter October 2017

Wednesday, October 18th brought the 2nd regular City Council meeting of the month and was called to order by Mayor Patel.  He began Public Comments by congratulating City Manager Susan Guthrie for her one year anniversary with the city and thanking her for her...
POWC Newsletter September 2017

POWC Newsletter September 2017

Bob Hall Pier  In a 2 hour meeting on September 12, 2017 Development Standards Review Task Force (DSRTF) denied the rezoning of “certain beach and submerged land areas” on the north end of the city limits, with one member opposed (Gary Olle).  The Task Force sent 6...

POWC Newsletter August 2017

South Padre Island Election Calendar October 10th is the last day to register to vote in the November 7thelection (please send applications to Cameron County Voter’s Registrar’s Office). Early Voting will begin on Monday, October 23rd and end on Friday,...
POWC Newsletter July 2017

POWC Newsletter July 2017

When there is no hurricane, that’s the time to Make a Hurricane Plan! Hurricane season runs June through November, do you have a plan in place? Here are some suggestions: Know your hurricane risk. Make an emergency plan. Keep your gas tank full. Build or restock...

POWC Newsletter June 2017

The POWC meeting on June 3rd at the Convention Centre was attended by about 130 people.  Shane Wilson opened the meeting at 2:00 p.m.  Kimberly Dollar then acknowledged POWC’s new members and stated POWC now has a total of over 400 members and several...

Transit App launched

The City of South Padre Island Transit Department has launched the Ride System App.  Island Metro and Metro Connect Blue Line riders can now use the mobile app on a mobile device or a desktop to plan their transit trip more efficiently and efficiently. Features...

What is RGVCGG?

From RGVCGG – Mike Boswell How the RGVGG PAC came into being: When the POWC was formed, we recognized the need for another organization that could be active in political affairs. Rio Grande Valley Committee for Good Government is a Political Action Committee,...

POWC Newsletter May 2017

Mayor Pro-Tem Dennis Stahl led the meeting City Council Meeting on May 3rd as Mayor Patel had been called out of town due to a family emergency.  Public Comments began with Paul Munarriz who spoke about the hurricane preparedness workshop held in Brownsville and he...

Emergency Notification System – Swift911

As stated in a press release on April 21, 2017: The City of South Padre Island is implementing Swift911 as the new technology to notify citizens, businesses and visitors of emergency situations. The emergency notification system is web-based, giving the City the...
POWC Newsletter April 2017

POWC Newsletter April 2017

PRESS RELEASE City of South Padre Island implements new Emergency Notification System South Padre Island, TX, April 21, 2017: The City of South Padre Island is implementing Swift911 as the new technology to notify citizens, businesses and visitors of emergency...