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Posted on: December 18, 2018

As you are celebrating the holidays, please help us to Recycle Right.

Happy Holidays from Waste Management

A holiday message from Waste Management.

If a load of recycling contains non-recyclables – even by just a fraction – that entire load risks not being recycled. That’s according to new guidelines being enforced by China, a major importer of recyclable materials creat...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Home Dedication Planned for Wounded American Hero Jan 25 in La Marque

Uran Family Home Dedication Invitation

Citizens of La Marque and friends from across Galveston County are invited to attend. Enter 430 Havenstone Lane on GPS and follow the signs. Arrive by 9:45 a.m.

Operation FINALLY HOME along with City of La Marque, Lennar, Friendswood Development Company and Greater Houston Builders Association, surprised U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Matthew Uran and his wife, Jennifer, with the news they are receiving a cust...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Proposed TxDOT SH 146 Expansion from FM 519 to Loop 197

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The purpose of the project is to improve mobility during hurricane and other evacuation events and replace the bridge to meet current design standards, improve intersection configuration for large trucks and upgrade the aging bridge structure.

The TxDOT Houston District is the lead agency proposing to widen SH 146 from existing two-lane to four lanes to relieve a bottleneck and replace the SH 146 railroad bridge over the Texas City Terminal (TCT) and Union Pacific Railroads (UPRR) with a four-l...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

La Marque Business Owner Donates Toys, 40 Bikes to La Marque Blue Santa

Joseph Lowry 2018 toy donation

Joseph Lowry and his employees made a visit to La Marque Police Department last week to drop of 40 bikes all the toys they could stuff in his crew cab work truck for La Marque’s annual Blue Santa program.

Joseph Lowry and his employees made a visit to La Marque Police Department last week to drop of 40 bikes all the toys they could stuff in his crew cab work truck for La Marque’s annual Blue Santa program. Lowry is a resident of La Marque and ope...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

La Marque Christmas Lights Contest Scheduled for Tuesday, December 18

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To make a nomination, visit beautiful.cityoflamarque.org and click the “Nominate Yard of the Month” button.

City of La Marque’s Keep La Marque Beautiful Commission (KLMB) will be judging the 2018 Christmas Lights Contest Tuesday, December 18, 2018. KLMB Commissioners will meet at City Hall at 6:00 p.m. and ride on the La Marque Police Department bus, ...

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

23rd Annual Treasures of the Texas Coast Children’s Art Contest

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WHO: All Texas students (public, private, and home-schooled) in grades K-6 are invited to participate.

WHAT: 23rd Annual Treasures of the Texas Coast Children’s Art Contest. Artwork should be based on the theme “Treasures of th...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Latest issue of Galveston County Health District monthly newsletter released.

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The latest issue of the Galveston County Health District (GCHD) monthly newsletter, Pulse of the District, is now available. 

Read all about the district’s Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) launch on Nov. 17. GCHD hosted a free family-friendly ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

State of Texas Matching Scholarship Opportunities: Apply Now Through Dec. 31!

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The Texas Match the Promise Foundation? encourages families to save for college by supplementing their contributions to the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® — the state's prepaid college tuition plan.

Fifth through ninth graders whose families have an annual income of $100,000 or less can apply now for Match the Promise scholarships.*

The Texas Match the Promise Foundation℠ encourages families to save for college by supplementing their contributions to ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

City La Marque Water Meter Replacement Program Underway, Installation Begins May 21

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Beginning May 21, 2018, La Marque citizens and business owners can expect to see representatives from Pedal Valves, La Marque’s water meter installation contractor, working throughout the city.

City of La Marque water meter replacement program was approved by City Council in December 2017 and, after months of careful planning, citywide installation is scheduled to begin May 21, 2018. Over the last several months, city staff have been diligently ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2016

Maintaining Livable Neighborhoods

In the coming weeks, utility bills will be accompanied with an insert describing how you can help the City of La Marque maintain livable neighborhoods. To accomplish this, we need the partnership and participation of ALL residents and businesses.

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