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Mortgage Assistance Program
City Adopts Fair Housing Plan
Posted: Tuesday, January 24, 2012
On January 23, 2012, the City Council accepted the the Fair Housing
Activity Statement (FHAST) prepared by the city's fair housing
working group as the city's official Fair Housing Action Plan.
here to view the FHAST form.]
presentation by the Working Group's Chairman Steven Jones and a
public hearing the council passed
Resolution No. 2012-77 adopting the FHAST form as the "City of
Shoreacres Fair Housing Action Plan."
Mayor Proclaims April as Fair Housing
Month in Shoreacres
Posted: Wednesday, April 10, 2013
At the first city council meeting of
April, Mayor Dolly Arons issued a
Proclamation proclaiming the
month of April 2013 as Fair Housing Month in the City of Shoreacres,
Texas, and urged all citizens to become aware of and support the
Fair Housing law.
Contract Amount: (pending)
Coastal Impact Assitance Program
Design, construction engineering,
environmental assesment, permit application and final bid
specifications for a project to protect approximately 3,075 feet
of Galveston Bay shoreline along Miramar Park. Replaces
marginally effective riprap with a combination of concrete
revetment and concree rock filled stainless steel gabion
breakwaters for transition of marsh to shore.
Allocation approved by GLO for $250,000.
Funding approved by US Department of the Interior (12/03/12).
Grant period ends December 31, 2014.
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Your House Numbers
Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2009
you know that each house is required to have legible address numbers
that can be seen from the street?
Aerial Photographs of Shoreacres: 1930 to 2008
Posted: Tuesday, July 7, 2009
City Council Votes to End Heavy Pick-Up
Sighting growing expense and ineffective collection by the city's
contractors, City Council voted to end the monthy Heavy Trash
Pick-Up program effective August 31, 2015.
Posted: Monday, July 27, 2015
Accordingly, Sunday, August 2, will be the last day that heavy trash
can be put out curbside for pick-up.
Other alternatives will be considered as part of the city's
FY-2015/2016 budget cycle.
Air Quality & Harris County Pollution Control Services
Posted: Monday, July 27, 2015
Pollution Control Services' (PCS) Outdoor Air Program encompasses
several activities such as complaint response and investigations,
monitoring activities, emissions events investigations, programmatic
inspections and permit reviews.
Complaint Response and Investigations
Responding to complaints and conducting investigations is one of
PCS’s highest priorities. PCS has historically relied on citizen
complaints and enforcement of the Nuisance Rule and Outdoor Burning
Rule to address air pollution in Harris County.
To make a complaint or report a pollution violation call
713.920.2831, 24-hours a day.
2014 Tax Rate Proposed and
Public Hearing Dates Set
Posted: Tuesday, September 9, 2014
City Council voted Monday night to propose keeping next year's tax
rate at the same rate adopted last year, $0.844381 per $100
valuation. Because of increased property values in the city this
equates to a 6.5% overall tax increase which will require the city
to hold two public hearings before adopting a tax rate on October 2,
Council has formally scheduled tax hearings for 7:00 pm on Thursday,
September 25 and Monday, September 29 at City Hall.
The city reminds all pet owners that it is
illegal to allow animals to run at large within the city.
Residents are Reminded to
Register Pets and
Keep Dogs on a
Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2014
Whenever a pet is off your own property
it must be under physical control (leash or caged). Animals running
at large are declared to be a public nuisance and the owner subject
The owner of every cat, dog or ferret is
also required to provide proof of rabies vacination and register the
pet annually with the city. Pet tags are only $4 and can be obtained
at city hall during normal business hours.
Blackboard Connect Service Provides
August 15, 2011
The City of
Shoreacres has subscribed to a high-tech service to provide rapid
dissemination of time-sensitive messages to every telephone number
stored in a notification database. Using Blackboard Connect,
authorized city officials can send thousands of telephone, e-mail,
and text messages in minutes.
Most traditional home telephone numbers
are already in our database. Cellular telephone numbers, e-mail
addresses, and text-receiving devices can be added by to the
database by clicking on the "Sign
Up Now" button below or on the
Connect system is used to deliver messages regarding the safety or
welfare of our community. Examples include severe weather warnings,
hazardous traffic or road conditions, chemical releases, and any
other situation that could impact the safety, property, or welfare
of our citizens.
today and add your cellular telephone, pager, and other contact
Driveway Requirements Revised
Posted: Tuesday, August 10, 2010
On Monday, August 9, 2010, City Council adopted
[City Code Sec. 54-41]
revising the construction specifications for driveways in the city. The
updated requirements allow the use of pervious surfacing materials and
require connections to city streets to be concrete.
Flood Surge Hazard Area
and Restricts Use of Fill Dirt
Posted: Tuesday, August 11, 2009
The City of Shoreacres has amended its
Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance to address special flood surge hazards
at the east end of the City approaching Galveston Bay.
Protect Yourself With
Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2009
standard homeowners insurance doesn’t cover flooding, it’s important to
have protection from the floods associated with hurricanes, tropical
storms, heavy rains and other conditions that frequently impact the
Find out more about the
Insurance Program and how it can help you protect yourself.