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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

Restore Submission Details

City of Port Lavaca Shoreline Revitalization and Environmental Enhancement Strategy In response to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill Congress passed the RESTORE Act to protect and restore the natural and economic resources of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and Gulf Coast. The Act provides funding for coastal restoration and recovery for the affected … Read more

Comprehensive Plan

The City of Port Lavaca has teamed with consultants to develop a Comprehensive Plan. A comprehensive plan is defined as a long-range planning tool that is intended to be used by City staff, decision-makers, and citizens to guide the growth and physical development of a community. It is a vision of what the community can … Read more

Veterans Memorial Bricks

Veterans Memorial Bricks Applications are now available for the Veterans Memorial Bricks to be purchased for the Veterans Memorial to be located at Port Lavaca Bay Front Peninsula Park. The memorial bricks will be available for purchase ($80.00) by those who wish to honor a veteran. You may pick up an application at the City … Read more