News Flash

Posted on: January 15, 2021

City of La Marque non-emergency offices are closed on Monday, January 18, 2021, for MLK Day.

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On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we pause in remembrance of a civil rights hero, activist and minister.

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that." - Martin Luther King Jr.

Strength to Love, 1963.

City of La Marque non-emergency offices are closed on Monday, January 18, 2021, for M...

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Community News and Updates
Posted on: January 6, 2021

TRAFFIC ALERT: I-45 total closure to our north plus nightly closures in La Marque

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As the construction along I-45 continues, we encourage citizens to register for Houston TranStar alerts for the most up to date and accurate information.

Texas Department of Transportation has several planned closures that could impact the citizens of La Marque over the next week. As the construction along I-45 continues, we encourage citizens to register for Houston TranStar Road Closure alerts for the mo...

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Community News and Updates
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Keith Bell Named Mayor of the City of La Marque on January 2, 2021

Welcome Mayor Bell at Council Chambers

Mayor Bell has served the Galveston County community for 27 years, first as a firefighter, a union leader, and a civic volunteer, including La Marque City Council for the past 17 years.

At 8:30 a.m. on January 2, 2021, Keith Bell was sworn in as the Mayor of the City of La Marque. Bell has been serving the citizens of La Marque for 17 years, first as a councilman and then as Mayor Pro Tem. Today, he is leading La Marque through turbulent...

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Community News and Updates
Posted on: December 29, 2020

La Marque Mayor Bobby Hocking is retiring effective January 1, 2021.

Mayor Hocking Retires

Mayor Pro Tem Keith Bell will be sworn in as Mayor at an upcoming City Council meeting. Please register for community news flash and meeting agenda e-notifications at connect.cityoflamarque.org.

"It is with a sense of accomplishment, yet a humble heart, that I hereby submit my resignation as Mayor of the City of La Marque, Texas, to become effective on January 1, 2021. I have come to realize that my wife's health and welfare and the...

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Community News and Updates
Posted on: March 11, 2020

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