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Posted on: February 21, 2019

2019 Great Texas Warrant Round Up

Municipal Court Officer

The City of Port Arthur Police Department will be participating with other law enforcement agencies across Texas in the annual statewide 2019 Great Texas Warrant Round Up.  Please contact the Municipal Court at 409.983.8686 or Officer Perkins at ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

Port Arthur Health Department Sponsors Two Public Health Events!

The Port Arthur Health Department has planned two (2) events for the public: 

On  Tuesday, March 5, from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM, along with TXDOT, WIC, Nurse-Family Partnership, Port Arthur Police Department, and TXDPS as sponsors, there w...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

Application Packets Available for Entry-level Fire Fighter Exam

The Port Arthur Civil Service Commission has scheduled an Entry-level Fire Fighter Exam for March 23, 2019. All persons interested in applying for the test may pick up an application packet at the City Hall Building, 444 4th Street, Suite 417, or may view...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

Police Entry-level Exam Application Packets Available

The City of Port Arthur's Civil Service Commission is offering an Entry-level Exam for the position of Police Officer on March 16, 2019. Applications may be printed from this website, and will also be available at the City of Port Arthur's Human Resource ...

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Construction Updates
Posted on: February 18, 2019

Street Repairs for Port Arthur

The City of Port Arthur's Public Works Department, in its efforts to revitalize and enhance the infrastructure of our City, presented an update to the City Council on the status of the planned, and ongoing, repairs to City streets. Click on the link below...

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Construction Updates
Posted on: February 20, 2019

GLO Set to Allocate $100 Million to Homeowner Reimbursement Program

The General Land Office has allocated $100 million in CDBG-DR funds to reimburse homeowners for up to $50,000 in out of pocket expenses to repair their Hurricane Harvey-damaged homes. There is no income requirement for this program; however, low to modera...

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Construction Updates
Posted on: February 21, 2019

Public Hearing Scheduled to Discuss Design Guidelines and Standards for the City’s Historic District

DesignGuidelines_Standards Meeting Flyer

A public hearing is scheduled for February 25, 2019, at the Carl A. Parker Multipurpose Center, 1800 Lakeshore Drive, from 5:30 PM--7:30 PM to discuss the second draft of the Proposed Design Guidelines/Standards for the City’s Historic District,...

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Construction Updates
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Application available for the City of Port Arthur's DR-4332 CDBG Disaster Recovery

The City of Port Arthur held a public hearing during its regularly scheduled council meeting, on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, regarding the submission of an application to the Texas General Land Office (GLO) for a DR-4332 Community Development Block Grant D...

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Construction Updates
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Mayor Wants Citizens Back Home

Mayor Derrick Freeman encourages all Port Arthurans to "come back home"! In a candid article in the Houston Chronicle, the Mayor discusses the desire to bring citizens home to Port Arthur-- a familial call--where there is a sense of belonging. A...

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Construction Updates
Posted on: January 18, 2019

2019 General Election Information

Details regarding candidate applications, certifications as well as future campaign finance reports can be obtained by clicking here.

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Construction Updates
Posted on: January 9, 2019

UPDATE: PM Construction at 75% Completion on Jade Avenue in Port Acres

Jade Avenue Map

PM Construction Company is approximately 75% completed with the work on Jade Avenue, which extends from 63rd Street to State Highway 365, and covers Phase I of this repair project. The manholes have been placed and about 2600 linear feet of pipe has been ...

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Posted on: December 31, 2018

Repair to Drainage Pipes at the Golf Course

The Public Works Department’s Engineering Division presented to the City Council plans and cost proposals for repairing collapsed drainage and water utilities pipes around the Babe Zaharias Golf Course area. The damaged piping affects residents in the Sto...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Health Alert-Measles Outbreak

The City of Port Arthur's Health Department has provided information about an outbreak of measles. In Texas, suspicion of measles is required to be reported immediately. Please click on the link below to find out more information regarding a measles outbr...

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Hurricane Harvey Homeowner Assistance Program Still Available

The Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program allows the General Land Office to work with local leadership on long-term housing that not only helps to rebuild a community, but lessen the cost and impact of future disasters.&...

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