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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Construction Update: Half-Block Austin Avenue Street Closure

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The Motiva "Imagine Port Arthur" Project is underway and the City is excited about the revitalization and development in our downtown area! Along with this promising project, there will be street closures for our citizens beginning December 9, 2...

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Approved Traffic Control Plan Street Closure Construction Updates

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Small Business Administration Offering Disaster Loans

In the wake of the TPC Explosion, low-interest federal disaster loans are available to homeowners and renters as well and businesses of all sizes and  most private nonprofit organizations, whose property was damaged or destroyed by this disaster....

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Port Arthur Census 2020: All In! One City! One Count! Jobs That Count

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We are proud to announce that we are partnering with the U. S. Census Bureau to support the 2020 Census, and there are jobs available to assist in counting the residents of Port Arthur!

The census counts everyone in the United States. Census results are th...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Port Arthur Census 2020: All In! One City! One Count!

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What is the 2020 Census? Census 101

The 2020 Census has kicked off, and the City of Port Arthur is ready to make the stand and count every citizen in Port Arthur. As a partner to the U. S. Census Bureau, we will be working to make sure our community is acc...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Organizations Offer Special Event for Veterans and Homeless Individuals

Over 25 organizations have banded together to offer assistance for services ranging from haircuts to legal services to U.S. Veterans and the homeless veteran community in a Stand Down Event to be held on January 24, 2020. If you are a veteran, or know som...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Parks & Recreation Summer Recreation 2020

The Parks and Recreation Department is recruiting seasonal workers for its 2020 Summer Recreation Program.  Applications are available at the Port Arthur Senior and Recreation Center, 1308 9th Avenue, beginning today, January 9, 2020, until Febru...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

REMINDER: Point in Time Homeless Count Training January 21, 2020 at City Hall

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The Grants Management office, along with the Southeast Texas Coalition for the Homeless (SETCH) is preparing for the next homeless count on January 23, 2020. A second training session has been scheduled for January 21, 2020 on the third (3rd) floor of the...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Parks & Recreation Announces Zumba

The City of Port Arthur Parks & Recreation Department has opened its doors to Zumba! Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning February 1, 2020, from 6 PM--7 PM. Sessions are only $2.50, and free sessions are available. Dance and move your way into fitness wit...

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