Galveston County hosted its annual Bayshore area Heavy Trash Days on June 21st and June 22nd. This event was started in 2012 by the Commissioners Court in an effort to help prepare the unincorporated communities along Galveston Bay for hurricane season. The goal is to provide a free and convenient event that allows people to dispose of unwanted debris and material that would otherwise be a hazard during a storm.
June 1st marked the beginning of the 2019 hurricane season and now is the time to ensure you are prepared for any potential storms that may impact Galveston County between now and November, when hurricane season ends.
Preparation all starts with making a plan and communicating with your family and loved ones. Your hurricane plan should answer four essential questions:
Earlier this month, Galveston County employees and elected officials volunteered their time to work with the 4B Disaster Recovery Network to repair homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.
The Galveston County Commissioners Court put out a call for volunteers to join the efforts of the 4B First Saturday Serve and more than 20 employees answered the call, as did County Judge Mark Henry, Commissioner Darrell Apffel, Commissioner Joe Giusti,...
After years of planning, Galveston County is moving forward with updates for Elva Lobit Park, located at 1901 East FM 646, League City, Texas 77573.
Parks and Cultural Services Director, Julie Diaz, looks forward to making Elva Lobit Park attractive and more accommodating for visitors again, “I’m hoping these improvements will result in more park usage with visitors and pavilion rentals. I’m so excited to see the new additions in the...