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Posted on: June 24, 2022

PAHD Reports Positive COVID Infections for June 24, 2022

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The Port Arthur Health Department is reporting the number of individuals testing positive for COVID-19. Please note that COVID Vaccinations are now available for infants through adult. The Health Department is reporting eighteen COVID-19 positive cases fo...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

PAHD Reports Positive COVID Infections for June 18-21, 2022

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The Port Arthur Health Department is reporting the number of individuals testing positive for COVID-19. Please note that COVID Vaccinations are now available for infants through adult. The Health Department is reporting forty-five COVID-19 positive cases ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

PAHD WIC Division News Release: Infant Formula

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At this time, the Texas WIC program and the contract formula company is covering the cost of almost any brand or size of standard milk or soy based infant formula that families can find at stores that accept WIC. Texas WIC understands the struggles that f...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

The City of Port Arthur Co-hosts the 2022 July 4th Celebration!

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Lamar State College-Port Arthur, the City of Port Arthur, and Motiva are inviting you to the July 4th Celebration 2022! Bring the family out to enjoy music, gaming, ballon artists, a photo booth, and much more!! Fireworks start at 9:15 PM!  ????

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Mayor Thurman Bartie Sworn In for the Second Time

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Friends, family, and City staff gathered for the vote canvassing and swearing in of Mayor Bartie as he begins his second term as Mayor for the City of Port Arthur. Congratulations, Mayor Bartie!

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1) P. O. No. 7071 — An Ordinance Canvas...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Fire Watch: Report from Chief Benson, PAFD

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Over the weekend, the Port Arthur Fire Department responded to a fire on 5th Avenue. One firefighter sustained injuries and was treated and released. 

Please contact our office at (409) 983-8737 or (409) 983-8740, or email the PAFD at fir...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2022

US69/SH73 Turbine Update: Date Set For Closure of the Northern Two Cloverleaf Quadrants

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TxDOT has announced that it will close the northern two cloverleaves by Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Printable copies of the planned detours (with directional arrows) are provided below. 

Eastbound 73 to Northbound 69 Detour View 

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2022

PSA: Rental Assistance Available--Landlord or Tenant

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The Port Arthur branch of the Legacy Community Development Corporation is able to assist residents with rent and utilities. Landlords may be eligible as well. Income limits apply.

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2022

NOTICE: Intent To Issue Certificates of Obligation

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Port Arthur, Texas (the "City") will meet in person at 9:30 a.m. on August 16, 2022, to authorize the issuance of the City's certificates of obligation.

 

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2022

All Aboard! The Titans Literacy Express Comes to Town!

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The Port Arthur Public Library and the Port Arthur ISD are working together to give every student their first PA Library card and a FREE book! 

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Hurricane Preparedness- An Emergency Management Must for Southeast Texas Families

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The Hurricane Season runs from June 1st through November 30th every year. The National Hurricane Center, however, has moved the beginning of the season to late May, making hurricane preparedness significant for Port Arthur's Emergency Management ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2022

PARD Summer Recreation Program Registration Begins June 6, 2022

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Port Arthur Parks and Recreation 2022 Summer Recreation Program begins on June 6, 2022. Parents/guardians will need to register their child(ren) at the campus beginning at 8:00 A.M. for elementary students, and beginning at 1:00 P.M. for middle schoolers....

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 26, 2022

NOTICE OF JOINT PUBLIC HEARING: Proposed Ordinance Changes, May 31, 2022

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Please make time to attend the Joint Public Hearing to consider proposed comprehensive amendments and revisions to the city's comprehensive zoning ordinance. Click on the notice below to see the map of the proposed ordinance changes.

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Public Works Streets Program Projects: April - August 2022

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The Public Works Streets Division has begun work to repair, or reconstruct, damaged city streets and roadways. Internally, some repair has been accomplished through asphalt resurfacing; other reconstruction projects will be bid to private contractors.

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