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Port Commision To Hold Regular Meeting October 17th

Public notice is hereby given that the Port Commission of the City of Port Lavaca Txas will hold it’s regular meeting Tuesday, October 17, 2017 beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the regular meeting place in Council Chambers in City Hall, 202 North Virginia Street, Port Lavaca, Texas. Download Official Notice

Two City Parks Closed Due To Hurricane Harvey

For your safety Bayfront Park and Lighthouse Beach Park are currently CLOSED to the public. Both of these parks experienced extensive damage in Harvey and are simply not safe. Tilley Park also has limited access as there are several trees down in the Park and the Pavilion has significant roof damage. Please stay away from … Read more

Flip Flop Festival 2017

Flip Flop Festival Canceled

Flip Flop Festival 2017 has been canceled. Look for 2018 to be bigger and better than ever. It is with great regret that we have to officially cancel this year’s Flip Flop Festival. Our committee looked at all options and did not see a viable way to move forward with the 2017 festival that was … Read more

National Night Out Graphic

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

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