POWC Newsletter March 2017

POWC Newsletter March 2017

Editor’s Note: As I put together last month’s “novel length” newsletter, I gained a whole new appreciation for our Council Members, City Staff and the citizens who are devoted to the betterment of South Padre Island.  The countless hours of...
Venue Tax Project

Venue Tax Project

When visitors come to South Padre Island and stay in a short term rental, they pay a Hotel Occupancy Tax.  In the state of Texas Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) is capped at 17%. State Law also allows for a Municipality or County to access a 2% Venue Tax, as part of the...
POWC Newsletter February 2017

POWC Newsletter February 2017

What’s Up WHAT IS FORM BASED CODE? A training for staff, committee members  and interested citizens  was held on February 1, 2017. The Form Based Code (FBC) training began with the history of FBC on SPI presented  by Alita Bagley.  In 2003 a study commissioned...
2nd Causeway Project

2nd Causeway Project

Second South Padre Island causeway quest stalls ·         by: RAUL GARCIA | STAFF WRITER for THE MONITOR       Jun 25, 2018 SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — After the Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge partially collapsed in 2001, South Padre Island residents had to ride a ferryboat...
POWC Newsletter January 2017

POWC Newsletter January 2017

Next POWC Meeting… DON’T MISS THIS POWC MEETING Saturday, February 4th from 2:00- 4:00 pm at The Pearl Resort 310 Padre Blvd. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Invite a Friend State of the Island, “State of the City” as delivered by Mayor Barry Patel January...
POWC Newsletter December 2016

POWC Newsletter December 2016

Fanfare and festivities brought much to many Merry Martini Holiday Mixer transformed the Convention Center into an elegant ballroom filled with sequins and silk!  1600 sponsored invitations went out and over 900 people arrived carrying bags full of can goods and...
POWC Newsletter Fall 2016

POWC Newsletter Fall 2016

Holiday Festivities Start the season at the SPI Convention Center with the Christmas Tree Lighting, concert, pictures with Santa, hot chocolate and more on Dec 2nd at 6:00 pm. Saturday the 3rd at 1:00 pm, Lantern Fest Gates open while Friday and Saturday you can enjoy...
SpaceX

SpaceX

TEST FIRE planned at Boca Chica Launch site! Cameron County published notice of SpaceX activities along with the first road and beach closure notifications related to SpaceX conducting space flight activities, reported the Valley Morning Star Wednesday, March 20, 2019...