Posted on: February 22, 2017

Intensive Block Façade Improvement Program

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (February 22, 2017) – The City of Brownsville, in partnership with Main Street District Brownsville, announces the Intensive Block Façade Improvement Program (FIP).

Funded through the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban D...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Brownsville City Commission Approves Second and Final Reading on Ordinance Number 2017-911-G

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (February 22, 2017) – At a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, the Brownsville City Commission voted to approve the SECOND and FINAL READING on Ordinance Number 2017-911-G, repealing Sections 46-48 and 46-52, and am...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Community Night: TOWN HALL

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WHO: 

City of Brownsville

Brownsville City Commissioner District 3 Deborah PortilloBrownsville City Commissioner District 4 John Villarreal

WHAT: 

Brownsville City Commissioner District 3 Deborah Portillo, accompanied by City Commissioner District 4...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

65th Annual Scout Government Day

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WHO: 

City of Brownsville

Scout Mayor & Commissioners

Scout City Management & Directors

WHAT: 

The 65th Annual Scout Government Day will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, February 10, 2017, at the City of Brownsville. Scouts will serve as vari...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Brownsville City Commission Approves First Reading on Ordinance Number 2017-911-G

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (February 8, 2017) – At a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, the Brownsville City Commission voted to approve the FIRST READING on Ordinance Number 2017-911-G, repealing Sections 46-48 and 46-52, and amending the re...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Market Square Tower Restoration & Dome Replacement Project Underway

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 26, 2017) – The Market Square Tower Restoration & Dome Replacement Project is currently underway in Downtown Brownsville.

Slated for completion in May 2017, building improvements will be performed in three major phases: (1) abat...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Brownsville Metro to host Brownsville Transit Plan Public Meetings

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WHO:                   

City of Brownsville

Brownsville Metro

WHAT:            

Brownsville Metro invites the community to participate in five public meetings to learn more about ...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

City of Brownsville Municipal Court Announces Warrant Amnesty Period

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 23, 2017) – The City of Brownsville Municipal Court will hold a warrant amnesty period from Monday, February 6, 2017, to Friday, February 24, 2017.

During the warrant amnesty period, the Brownsville Municipal Court will wa...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Brownsville City Commission Votes to Resolve Lawsuit

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 13, 2017) – At a Special Meeting on Thursday, January 12, 2017, the Brownsville City Commission voted to resolve the lawsuit over Ordinance Number 2010-911-F, filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton against the Cit...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Volunteers Sought for Point-In-Time Homeless Count

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 10, 2017) – The City of Brownsville, in collaboration with the Cameron County Homeless Partnership, local nonprofit organizations and businesses, is seeking volunteers for the 2017 Point-In-Time Count, to be held Thur...

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

Sec. 10-1133, “Microchipping of Dogs and Cats” Effective January 1

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 27, 2016) – Sec. 10-1133, “Microchipping of Dogs and Cats” of Ordinance 2015-971-G, will go into effect on January 1, 2017.

Approved by the Brownsville City Commission on September 1, 2015, Sec. 10-1133 requir...

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

City of Brownsville Offices Closed January 2

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City of Brownsville offices will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2017, in observance of New Year’s Day.


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Posted on: December 23, 2016

Engineering Department Awarded Grant for Stormwater Camera System

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 23, 2016) – The City of Brownsville Engineering Department was awarded $139,044 in capital grant funding from the Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation (BCIC) for a custom-built stormwater camera system.

The storm...

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Posted on: December 22, 2016

Additional Locally Acquired Zika Case in Cameron County

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 22, 2016) – The Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) and the Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services (CCDHHS) have identified an additional Brownsville resident with a locally acquired cas...

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Posted on: December 22, 2016

City of Brownsville Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday

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City of Brownsville offices will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2016, in observance of the Christmas holiday.


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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Brownsville Parks & Recreation Announces Holiday Gym Hours

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 19, 2016) – The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to stay active this holiday season by visiting the following gyms, as part of their free OPEN GYM program:

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

CDC Issues Updated Guidance for Zika Virus Cases in Brownsville

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Press ReleaseCDC Issues Updated Guidance for Zika Virus Cases in Brownsville

 

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 14, 2016) – State, county and local health departments continue to investigate five locally acquired Zika virus cases in Brownsville. While ther...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Four Additional Locally Transmitted Zika Virus Disease Cases Confirmed

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Press Release

Four Additional Locally Transmitted Zika Virus Disease Cases Confirmed

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 9, 2016) – Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services announced today four additional locally transmitted Zika virus disease cases ...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Brownsville City Commissioner to be Guest Reader for United Way Children’s Book Club

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Media AdvisoryBrownsville City Commissioner to be Guest Reader forUnited Way Children’s Book Club 

 

WHO:                   

City of Brownsville

United Way of Southern Cameron County

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Brownsville Metro, Mitte Cultural District Announce Free Shuttle Service

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Press ReleaseBrownsville Metro, Mitte Cultural District Announce Free Shuttle Service

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 8, 2016) – Brownsville Metro, in partnership with the Mitte Cultural District, announces the Mitte Cultural District Pilot Program,...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

City of Brownsville to Celebrate UTRGV Arbor Day

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Media AdvisoryCity of Brownsville to Celebrate UTRGV Arbor Day

 

WHO: 

City of BrownsvilleThe University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

WHAT: 

Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez will present an official proclamation to The University of Texas Rio...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

CycloBia Brownsville Press Conference

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CycloBia Brownsville Press Conference

WHO:
City of BrownsvilleUniversity of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus
Brownsville Public Utilities Board
WHAT: The City of Brownsville, in partnership with the Universi...Read on...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

Main Street Brownsville presents BiciBistro Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Main Street Brownsville presents BiciBistro Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

WHO:
City of BrownsvilleMain Street Brownsville
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WHAT: BiciBistro, in partnership with Main Street Brownsville, will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at noon o...Read on...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Public Health & Wellness Director Receives I. E. Scott Award

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Press ReleasePublic Health & Wellness Director Receives I. E. Scott Award

 

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (November 22, 2016) – City of Brownsville Public Health & Wellness Director Arturo Rodriguez received the I. E. Scott Award at the Texas Enviro...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Brownsville Metro Launches Brownsville Transit Plan Community Survey

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Press ReleaseBrownsville Metro LaunchesBrownsville Transit Plan Community Survey

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (November 22, 2016) – Brownsville Metro, in partnership with the Brownsville Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), invites the community to co...

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Lower Rio Grande Valley Active Plan 2016

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The City of Brownsville hosted "The Active Plan” Signing Ceremony on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art, 660 E. Ringgold Street in Brownsville.

With the support of the Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation, the comm...Read on...

Posted on: November 14, 2016

“The Active Plan” Signing Ceremony

The Active Plan Signing Ceremony

Media Advisory
“The Active Plan” Signing Ceremony

WHO: City of Brownsville
City of CombesCity of Harlingen
Town of Laguna Vista City of Los Fresnos
City of Los IndiosCity of Port Isabel
Town of Rancho ViejoCity of San Benito
City of Sou...Read on...

Posted on: November 14, 2016

Brownsville Metro Offers Free Rides for H-E-B’s 24th Annual Feast of Sharing

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Brownsville Metro Offers Free Rides for H-E-B’s 24th Annual Feast of Sharing

WHO: City of Brownsville
Brownsville MetroH-E-B

WHAT:
Brownsville Metro is proud to participate in H-E-B’s 24th Annual Feast of Sharing, to be...Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2016

BARCC Partners with Chick-fil-A® for Adoption Event

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BARCC Partners with Chick-fil-A® for Adoption Event

WHO: Brownsville Animal Regulation & Care Center
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WHAT: The Brownsville Animal Regulation and Care Center (BARCC) has partnered with Chick-fil-A® to host ...Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2016

Brownsville Sports Park to host Vipers Clinic

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Brownsville Sports Park to host Vipers Clinic

WHO: City of Brownsville
Brownsville Sports ParkRio Grande Valley Vipers

WHAT:
The ...Read on...

Posted on: November 8, 2016

“Orange Carpet” Press Conference

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Media Advisory
“Orange Carpet” Press Conference

WHO: City of Brownsville
Brownsville MetroMetro Connect
Metro McAllenIsland Metro
Valley MetroValley Transit Company

WHAT:
The City of Brownsville, Brownsville Metro, and Me...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2016

Press Release: "Municipal Courts Week"

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Press Release
Municipal Courts Week

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (November 4, 2016) – The City of Brownsville Municipal Court will celebrate “Municipal Courts Week” (MCW) beginning Monday, November 7, 2016, through Friday, November 11, 2016.

“Municipal Court...Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY: New Airport Terminal Groundbreaking Ceremony

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The City of Brownsville and the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) are set to host the New Airport Terminal Groundbreaking Ceremony, to be held from 11 a.m. to noon on Friday, October 28, 2016.

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

City of Brownsville awarded Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (October 18, 2016) – The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Brownsville by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (C...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2016

Assistant City Engineer Recognized with Quiet Rotarian Award

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (October 17, 2016) – City of Brownsville Assistant City Engineer Doroteo Garcia, Jr. was recognized by the Rotary Club of Brownsville, Texas with the Quiet Rotarian Award for Service Above Self during a weekly meeting on June 25, 2016, ...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2016

Statement on Texas Attorney General’s Lawsuit against City of Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (October 13, 2016) – The City of Brownsville has released the following statement regarding Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s lawsuit against the City of Brownsville over Ordinance Number 2010-911-F:

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

CycloBia Brownsville Press Conference

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WHO:
City of BrownsvilleUniversity of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus
AARP®KVEO-TV

WHAT:
The City of Brownsville, in partnership with the University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus (UT...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2016

Brownsville.TV earns TATOA Awards

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Brownsville.TV earns TATOA Awards

Posted on: October 19, 2016

Brownsville Fire Department to host Bells Across America Fallen Firefighters Memorial

WHO:
City of Brownsville Brownsville Fire Department

WHAT:
The Brownsville Fire Department invites the community to attend the Bells Across America Fallen Firefighters Memorial, to be held from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 8, 2016, at the A...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2016

Cross Border Contingency Plan Signing Ceremony

Cross Border Contingency Plan Signing

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 29, 2016) – The City of Brownsville hosted the Cross Border Contingency Plan Signing Ceremony on Thursday, September 29, 2016, at the Brownsville Public Library System – Main Branch, 2600 Central Boulevard in Brownsville.
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