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FAITH MATTERS

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By Rev. Dr. Brian K. Gigee, Lead Pastor at New Life Lutheran Church “WHEN PAIN IS MY FRIEND” Welcome back to “Faith Matters!”  I’m pleased to be able to pen some thoughts each week for those who live in what I call from time to time the south metro Houston tri-county …

Chamber hosts meetings for businesses on 518

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By NICOLE JONES It’s been talked about for years, but as a proposed widening of FM 518 becomes closer to reality, businesses along the prime commercial corridor will be forced to strategize. Facing a year of construction and detours on the city’s major commercial corridor, business owners on FM 518 …

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City adopts five-year plan

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By NICOLE JONES Pearland leaders on Monday solidified the city’s future projects list as city council and staff continue to work through the budgeting process. Council during Monday’s regular meeting adopted the 2020-2024 capital improvement plan, a collection of major construction projects to be completed over the next five years …

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Business Expo, Taste of Town is Oct. 3

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By NICOLE JONES Company have begun signing up for the annual Business Expo and Taste of the Town, scheduled this  year on Oct. 3 at The Knights of Columbus Hall in Alvin. Hosted by the Alvin-Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce, the expo is 2 to 7 p.m. with the theme, …

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City OKs revisions, trails committee

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By NICOLE JONES Manvel City Council approved revisions to its subdivision requirements and design criteria at its Aug. 5 meeting. Revisions to the subdivision rules include streamlining in some areas. “We’ve looked at some of the areas in which additional meetings or requirements have been included,” City Manager Kyle explained. …

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Manvel dealing with short, long-term growth

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By NICOLE JONES Site work is under way for a planned expansion of Manvel City Hall on Highway 6 to serve the city’s immediate growth needs while city leaders continue to think long-term. Manvel purchased 150 acres near state Hwy. 288 to be used for a future municipal center as …

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Meetings to address budget, tax rate

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By NICOLE JONES The City of Friendswood will hold public hearings in September and October before adopting a budget and tax rate that will likely be unchanged from the current year. “Because we are proposing the current tax rate, an amount that may be slightly above the effective tax rate, …

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Tannos III among development highlights

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By NICOLE JONES The four-story development known as Tannos III in Friendswood will house up to 200 employees, Friendswood Economic Development Committee Chairman Skip Evans announced last week. Evans on Aug. 5 provided an update to city council, detailing the businesses receiving municipal grants. The Tannos III mixed use project …

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Two from Pearland to join District 22 race

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By NICOLE JONES One current and one former Pearland City Councilman will be among those vying to represent Congressional District 22 representative. Greg Hill, a Brazoria County Court-at-Law judge who previously served three terms on the Pearland City Council, announced his candidacy last week. Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) recently …

Legals for 8-14-19 publication

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NOTICE TO OFFERORS CITY OF PEARLAND, TEXAS Sealed Proposals will be accepted until 2:00 p.m., Thursday, August 29 , 2019 and read aloud into the public record for the following project: Construction Manager At Risk For  Shadow Creek Library City of Pearland, Texas COP PN: FA1805 BID NO.: 0519-40 The …