BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 21, 2019) – On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, the City of Brownsville Parks & Recreation Department accepted the 2019 Governor’s Community Achievement Award from Keep Texas Beautiful in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) in the amount of $310,000, in Rockwall, Texas.
Brownsville is among 10 communities recognized by Keep Texas Beautiful that will share $2 million in landscaping awards.
The funds will be used for a beautification project within the City of Brownsville.
“We are honored to receive this recognition from Keep Texas Beautiful thanks to our Parks & Recreation Department and Keep Brownsville Beautiful volunteers,” said Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez. “This award is a testament to the dedication and pride our residents have in our community to create and maintain beautiful public spaces for all to enjoy.”
For 50 years, Keep Texas Beautiful has been committed to making Texas communities better places to live, work and play. To learn more about Keep Texas Beautiful, please visit https://www.ktb.org/.
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) offers high quality recreational opportunities to the citizens of the City of Brownsville. Beginning with the construction of Washington Park in 1919, the City of Brownsville continues to play an important role in the quality of life that Brownsville's citizens and visitors enjoy.
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To learn more about the Brownsville Parks & Recreation Department visit https://www.cob.us/308/Parks-Recreation .
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