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City Seeking Proposals From Vendors For Debris Removal

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS CITY OF PORT LAVACA DISASTER DEBRIS REMOVAL AND DISPOSAL (HURRICANE HARVEY) RFP 2017-9.08 The City of Port Lavaca, Texas has been declared a Federal Disaster Area due to Hurricane Harvey. The City is soliciting sealed proposals from qualified vendors to provide Disaster Debris Removal and Disposal services in accordance with applicable local, … Read more

Flip Flop Festival 2017

Flip Flop Festival September 1st and 2nd

The 9th Annual Flip Flop Festival will be held at the Bayfront Peninsula in Port Lavaca, TX. Labor Day Weekend – September 1-2, 2017. Come out and enjoy live music and entertainment, fresh food, cold drinks, lots of shopping, and a barbecue cook-off with a $10,000 payout! We’ll keep you posted with updates and what to … Read more

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National Night Out – October 3rd

The City of Port Lavaca encourages citizens to participate in the 34th annual National Night Out (NNO) sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW). The date for National Night Out 2017 will be Tuesday, October 3, 2017. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our … Read more

July 24, 2017 Blood Drive

Blood Drive July 24th

There will be a blood drive at the Port Lavaca City Hall on Monday, July 24th. The donor bus will be here from 2pm – 4:15pm. Give Naomi another Summer. Naomi needs blood transfusions every three weeks. She’s able to get them because of generous donors like you. All presenting donors receive a safe and secure donation … Read more

Rollout for new automated trash collection service

The City of Port Lavaca will be starting a fully automated trash service beginning December 5, 2016. The new trash carts are being delivered to each household the week of November 28th thru December 2nd. The new trash service places more of a focus on minimizing environmental impacts, improving neighborhood appearance and continuing quality pickup … Read more

Mandatory Language for a Maximum Contaminant Level Violation MCL, LRAA/TTHM

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has notified the CITY OF PORT LAVACA, TX0290002 that the drinking water being supplied to customers had exceeded the Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for total trihalomethanes. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) has established the MCL for total trihalomethanes to be 0.080 milligrams per liter (mg/L) based … Read more

Police Chief sworn in.

Colin Rangnow Sworn In As New Police Chief

Former Interim Police Chief, Colin Rangnow, was formally sworn in as the official City of Port Lavaca Police Chief, during the City Council meeting on Monday, November 14th. The room was packed with family, friends and colleagues. We are very proud of all that he has accomplished so far, and are excited about the future … Read more

Proposed FY 2016-2017 Operating Budget

The City Council of the City of Port Lavaca, Texas will hold public hearings on the proposed budget for fiscal year October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017 on Monday, August 22, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. and Monday, August 29, 2016 at 5:30 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers, 202 North Virginia, Port Lavaca, … Read more

Welcome New City Manager

New Port Lavaca City Manager, Robert J. Bradshaw, joined the City of  Port Lavaca Team on June 1, 2016.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Government from The University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Arizona State University School of Public Affairs.  He has over twenty years … Read more

Citizen Participation Survey for Hazard Mitigation

The Calhoun County Floodplain Administration is seeking feedback from residents. You may download and complete this survey, then return by July 1, 2016 to: Calhoun County Floodplain Administration 211 S. Ann St., Suite 301 Port Lavaca, TX 77979