Posted on: October 18, 2017

Brownsville Metro, Partners to Kick-Off Transit Customer Appreciation Week

Customer Appreciation Week Kick-Off Press Conference - Invitation

WHO:                    

Brownsville MetroBrownsville Community Improvement CorporationBrownsville Wellness CoalitionGladys Porter ZooSunrise MallWorkforce Solutions ...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Housing Authority of the City of Brownsville, City of Brownsville to host 1st Annual Treasure Hunt

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WHO:  

Housing Authority of the City of Brownsville

City of Brownsville

 

WHAT:                

Join the Housing Authority of the City of Brownsville (HACB) an...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Charlie Cabler Announces Retirement as Brownsville’s City Manager

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (October 12, 2017) – On Thursday, October 12, 2017, Brownsville City Manager Charlie Cabler announced his retirement – effective immediately – after 39 years of public service.

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

CycloBia Brownsville: Jazz It Up! Press Conference

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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Society for the Performing ArtsThe University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

You and your family are fast asleep when the smoke alarm sounds: Do you know what to do?

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (October 10, 2017) – Consider this scenario: It’s 2 o’clock in the morning. You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke alarm sounding and the smell of smoke. What do you do? If you and...

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

buildingcommunityWORKSHOP to host Landscape Maintenance Guide Workshop

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WHO: 

City of BrownsvillebuildingcommunityWORKSHOP 

WHAT:

City of Brownsville partner buildingcommunityWORKSHOP [bc] invites the community to attend a landscape maintenance guide workshop, to be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October ...

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Brownsville City Manager Issues Statement on Audit and Oversight Committee Report

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (October 2, 2017) – Brownsville City Manager Charlie Cabler has issued the following statement in response to the Audit and Oversight Committee Report regarding Brownsville Fire Department and EMS Ambulance Services released a...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Commissioner Jessica Tetreau-Kalifa Issues Statement on Released Audio Recordings

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 28, 2017) - Brownsville Commissioner, District 2, Jessica Tetreau-Kalifa has issued the following statement in response to audio recordings that have recently been made public:

“As a member of the City Commission of ...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Brownsville City Commissioner Ricardo Longoria, Jr. Issues Statement on Released Audio Recordings

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 26, 2017) - Brownsville City Commissioner District 1 Ricardo Longoria, Jr. has issued the following statement in response to audio recordings that have recently been made public:

“As a public official and resident of...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Brownsville Mayor, Commissioners Issue Statement on Released Audio Recordings

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 26, 2017) - Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez and members of the Brownsville City Commission have issued the following statements in response to audio recordings that have recently been made public:

“The City of Browns...

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Train the Trainer: Mosquito Service Request Workshop

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City of BrownsvillePublic Health & Wellness DepartmentU.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Main Street Brownsville presents: 2nd Annual PARK(ing) Day

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City of BrownsvilleMain Street BrownsvilleBrownsville Historical Association

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

City of Brownsville Announces Interim Fire Chief

Interim Fire Chief Jarrett V. Sheldon

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 7, 2017) – The City of Brownsville announces the appointment of Deputy Fire Chief Jarrett V. Sheldon to Interim Fire Chief for the Brownsville Fire Department.

Beginning Thursday, September 7, 2017, Sheldon will succ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Brownsville, Matamoros to host Bi-National 10K & 5K Run

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[UPDATE] Due to the recent tragedy experienced in Mexico City, Teleton USA has announced that this event is postponed until further notice.

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 6, 2017) – At a press conference held Wednesday, September 6, 2017, Brownsvi...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Bi-National 10K Run Press Conference

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[UPDATE] Due to the recent tragedy experienced in Mexico City, Teleton USA has announced that this event is postponed until further notice.

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Brow...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

7th Annual STCA Freddie Gomez Memorial Conjunto Concert

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WHO: 

South Texas Conjunto AssociationBrownsville Society for the Performing ArtsCharlie Clark NissanMain Street District Brownsville

 

WHAT: 

Join the South Texas Conjunto Association (STCA), the Brownsville Society for the Perform...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Donation Drop-Off Available at Main and Southmost Library Branches

Hurricane Harvey Donation Drop-Off Flyer

WHO: 

City of Brownsville

WHAT: 

The City of Brownsville is accepting donations for Hurricane Harvey relief until 8 p.m. at the Main Library Branch and until 6 p.m. at the Southmost Library Branch on Friday, September 1, 2017.

The City of Br...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Town of Rancho Viejo Master Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan Open House

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WHO: 

Town of Rancho ViejoBrownsville Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)Halff Associates, Inc.

WHAT: 

The Town of Rancho Viejo, in partnership with the Brownsville MPO and Halff Associates, Inc., will host an Open House for the Town o...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

City of Brownsville Administrative Offices Closed on Labor Day

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 31, 2017) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017, in observance of Labor Day.

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

UPDATE: Hurricane Harvey Relief Donation Drop-Off

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

City of Brownsville Accepting Donations for Hurricane Harvey Relief

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey: City of Brownsville Operational Update

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 25, 2017) – The City of Brownsville Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will remain active at Level 3 – Increased Readiness, and may be activated at a higher level pending the track of the storm.

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Sand and Bags Distribution Update

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

City of Brownsville Administrative Offices Open until Further Notice

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 24, 2017) – City of Brownsville administrative offices and facilities will remain open on Friday, August 25, 2017, with the exception of the Brownsville Public Library System – Main Library Branch, 2600 Centr...

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Sand and Bags Available for Brownsville Residents

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 24, 2017) – The City of Brownsville encourages residents to prepare for Hurricane Harvey now.

In preparation for rainfall, the City of Brownsville is offering free sand and bags for residents until 8 p.m. on Thursday, A...

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez Issues Disaster Declaration and Activates EOC

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 24, 2017) – At a Press Conference held Thursday, August 24, 2017, Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez announced that he has issued a disaster declaration for the City of Brownsville in preparation for inclement weather due...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

Sand and Bags Available for Brownsville Residents

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City of Brownsville       

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Mosquito Source Reduction Outreach

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City of BrownsvilleCity of Brownsville Public Health & Wellness DepartmentBrownsville Office of Emergency Management & Homel...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

Fort Brown Connection Nearing Completion

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 9, 2017) – The Brownsville Historic Battlefield Trail Fort Brown Connection is nearing completion in Downtown Brownsville. Slated for completion in Fall 2017, the Fort Brown Connection includes the construction of 2.75...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

City of Brownsville Launches Efforts to Update Historic Resources Survey

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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleMain Street District BrownsvilleHHM & Associates, Inc.

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

“Sharrows” Make Their Debut on City Streets

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 7, 2017) – The City of Brownsville announces the installation of Shared Lane Markings (SLMs) or “sharrows” on various city streets throughout the next few months. A sharrow, or Shared Lane Marking &...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

9/11 Memorial Ride

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WHO:                    

City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Fire DepartmentLos Fresnos Fire DepartmentPort Isabel Volunteer Fire DepartmentInternational Associat...

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

Brownsville City Commission Approves Resolution 2017-044

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 2, 2017) – At a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, the Brownsville City Commission voted to approve Resolution 2017-044, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF BROWNSVILLE EXPRESSING OPP...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Brownsville.TV Moves to Digital Channel 95.12

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 1, 2017) – Effective August 1, 2017, Spectrum TV™ subscribers in Brownsville will need to tune in to Digital Channel 95.12 to view local government access programming.

Spectrum TV™ has moved Brownsvi...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Market Square Tower Restoration & Dome Replacement Project Complete

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 1, 2017) – The City of Brownsville announces completion of the Market Square Tower Restoration & Dome Replacement Project in Downtown Brownsville.

The Market Square Tower Restoration & Dome Replacement Project f...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

City of Brownsville Receives Promotional Grants from BCIC for CycloBia Brownsville, The CHALLENGE

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (July 28, 2017) – The City of Brownsville is proud to announce it has been awarded $9,990 in Promotion & Community Event Grant funds from the Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation (BCIC) for CycloBia Brownsville and The CHAL...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

546-HELP, Brownsville Fire Department joins the American Red Cross to Sound the Alarm and Save Lives

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WHO:                   

American Red Cross of South TexasWellMedBrownsville Fire DepartmentOffice of Emergency Management

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

City of Brownsville joins U.S. Coast Guard in Area Maritime Security Training and Exercise Program

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WHO: 

City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Police DepartmentOffice of Emergency Management

WHAT: 

The City of Brownsville Police Department and the Office of Emergency Management are set to participate in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Area Mar...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

City of Brownsville Offices Closed in Observance of Independence Day

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 28, 2017) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, July 3, 2017, and Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in observance of Independence Day. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by ca...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Tire Collection Day

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WHO:                  

City of BrownsvillePublic Works Department

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The City of Brownsvil...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Daddy & Me Sensory Party

Fathers Day Sensory Party at Rec Center 2017

WHO: 

City of BrownsvilleParks & Recreation Department

 

WHAT: 

The Parks & Recreation Department is set to host the Daddy & Me Sensory Party, to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 16, 2017, at The Rec Center, 1338...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Workshops June 19 and 21 Bring Designers, Public Together to plan International Boulevard Design

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City of BrownsvilleU.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Sine Die Merienda

Sine Die Merienda

WHO:                   

City of Brownsville

Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation

Brownsville Public Utilities BoardCameron County

Greater Brownsville I...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Brownsville City Manager, Deputy MPO Director to participate in 2017 International Trade Symposium

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City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)

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Brownsvill...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

City of Brownsville receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 5, 2017) – The Distinguished Budget Presentation Award has been presented to the City Brownsville by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2016.

The Distinguished Budg...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

City of Brownsville Administrative Offices Closed on Memorial Day

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (May 26, 2017) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Hurricane Awareness Fair 2017

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City of Brownsville

WHAT: The City of Brownsville’s Office of Emergency Management invites the community to attend the Hurricane Awareness Fair 2017 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at the Brownsville Public L...Read on...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Administration of Oaths of Office for Re-Elected & Newly-Elected City Commissioners

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City of Brownsville

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The City of Brownsville announces it will c...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Brownsville Recognized as a 2017 Playful City USA

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (May 17, 2017) – Brownsville is being honored with a 2017 Playful City USA designation for the fifth time. Celebrating its 11th anniversary, the national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for makin...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Brownsville Police Department Honor Guard takes part in 2017 Texas Peace Officers Memorial Service

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (May 8, 2017) – The Brownsville Police Department Honor Guard traveled to the State Capitol in Austin, Texas to participate in the 2017 Texas Peace Officers Memorial Service and Candlelight Vigil, held on April 30 to May 1, 2017.

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Fire Chief’s Life Saving Award presented to Port of Brownsville Police Officer

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (May 4, 2017) – On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at a Regular Board Meeting of the Brownsville Navigation District, Brownsville Fire Chief Carlos Elizondo presented the first-ever Fire Chief’s Life Saving Award to Port of ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Brownsville Fire Chief to present Life Saving Award

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City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Fire DepartmentPort of Brownsville

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

CycloBia: Cinco de Mayo Press Conference

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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleThe University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Brownsville Metro Announces New Route Improvements to Sunrise Mall

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (May 2, 2017) – Brownsville Metro announces alignment improvements along Route 2 and Route 13 traveling to Sunrise Mall in Brownsville, as part of a newly formed Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Brownsville and ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Public Health & Wellness Department Awarded Grant to Enhance Vector Control Efforts

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (April 26, 2017) – The City of Brownsville Public Health & Wellness Department was awarded $15,311 in U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for the Pro-Mist®, a sta...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

City of Brownsville Administrative Offices Closed on Cesar Chavez Day

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 30, 2017) – All City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed on Friday, March 31, 2017, in observance of Cesar Chavez Day. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Nominate Brownsville to win $20K during “Meet Me at the Park”

Meet Me at the Park

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 27, 2017) – This Earth Month, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is collaborating with The Walt Disney Company, including Disney Citizenship, Disney|ABC Television Group and ESPN, on the “Meet...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Brownsville Metro Named FTA Region VI 2017 Transit System of the Year

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 23, 2017) – On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, Brownsville Metro was honored with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Region VI 2017 Transit System of the Year award at the Texas Transit Association’s 2017 Train...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

City Commission Approves Architectural Services for New Brownsville Fire Department Facility

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 23, 2017) – At a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, the Brownsville City Commission voted to award an architectural services contract for the renovation of the former La Casa del Nylon retail establishment located on 130...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

City Manager’s Youth Fund Awards Two Students $1,000 Scholarships

City Manager's Youth Fund Recipients

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 17, 2017) – The City Manager’s Youth Fund awarded scholarships through the Mr. Amigo Association to two students from Brownsville at the Annual Boards & Commissions Appreciation Luncheon at the Brownsville...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

“Roll In and Raise Funds” to benefit BARCC

Johnny Rockets Fundraiser

WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Animal Regulation & Care CenterJohnny Rockets

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Johnny Rockets has partnered with the Brownsvil...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Peter Piper Pizza Fundraiser to benefit BARCC

Peter Piper Pizza Fundraiser

WHO:                  

City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Animal Regulation & Care CenterPeter Piper Pizza

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Town of Rancho Viejo Master Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan Open House

Town of Rancho Viejo Open House Invitation

WHO:                   

Town of Rancho ViejoBrownsville Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)Halff Associates, Inc.

WHAT: 

The Town of Rancho Viejo...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

City of Brownsville, Parks & Recreation Department earn TRAPS Awards

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 14, 2017) – The City of Brownsville received three awards at the 2017 Texas Recreation & Park Society (TRAPS) Institute and Expo, held on February 27, 2017, to March 3, 2017, in Irving, Texas.

The 2017 TRAPS Institut...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

City Employee Albert Castillo Inducted into Rio Grande Valley Walk of Fame

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 13, 2017) – City of Brownsville Management Information Systems (MIS) Department Network Administrator Luis Alberto “Albert” Castillo was inducted into the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Walk of Fame on Tues...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Drainage Report #2

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City of Brownsville

Brownsville Public Utilities Board

buildingcommunityWORKSHOP

WHAT: 

The City of Brownsville, in collaboration with the Brownsville Public Utilities Board and buildingcommunityWORKSHOP, will host the Drainage Report #...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

City of Brownsville Issues Statement on Southmost Hike & Bike Trail Project

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 6, 2017) – The City of Brownsville has issued the following statement regarding claims for payment for the Southmost Hike & Bike Trail project: 

“On September 16, 2014, the City of Brownsville awar...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

CDCB YouthBuild Brownsville, City of Brownsville to host “AmeriCorps Member for a Day”

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WHO: 

City of Brownsville

CDCB YouthBuild Brownsville

WHAT:     

Community Development Corporation of Brownsville (CDCB) YouthBuild Brownsville, in partnership with the City of Brownsville, will host “AmeriCorps M...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Ballot Position Drawing for May 6, 2017 General Municipal Election

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WHO: 

City of Brownsville

WHAT: 

The ballot position drawing for the following offices is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2017, at the Commission Chambers, Brownsville City Hall – Old Federal Building, 1001 E. Eliz...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Intensive Block Façade Improvement Program

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (February 22, 2017) – The City of Brownsville, in partnership with Main Street District Brownsville, announces the Intensive Block Façade Improvement Program (FIP).

Funded through the U.S. Department of Housing &...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Brownsville City Commission Approves Second and Final Reading on Ordinance Number 2017-911-G

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (February 22, 2017) – At a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, the Brownsville City Commission voted to approve the SECOND and FINAL READING on Ordinance Number 2017-911-G, repealing Sections 46-48 and 46-52, and am...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Community Night: TOWN HALL

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WHO: 

City of Brownsville

Brownsville City Commissioner District 3 Deborah PortilloBrownsville City Commissioner District 4 John Villarreal

WHAT: 

Brownsville City Commissioner District 3 Deborah Portillo, accompanied by City Commissioner Di...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

65th Annual Scout Government Day

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WHO: 

City of Brownsville

Scout Mayor & Commissioners

Scout City Management & Directors

WHAT: 

The 65th Annual Scout Government Day will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, February 10, 2017, at the City of Brownsville. Scouts wi...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Brownsville City Commission Approves First Reading on Ordinance Number 2017-911-G

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (February 8, 2017) – At a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, the Brownsville City Commission voted to approve the FIRST READING on Ordinance Number 2017-911-G, repealing Sections 46-48 and 46-52, and amending the re...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Market Square Tower Restoration & Dome Replacement Project Underway

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 26, 2017) – The Market Square Tower Restoration & Dome Replacement Project is currently underway in Downtown Brownsville.

Slated for completion in May 2017, building improvements will be performed in three major phases: (1) ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Brownsville Metro to host Brownsville Transit Plan Public Meetings

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City of Brownsville

Brownsville Metro

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Brownsville Metro invites the commu...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

City of Brownsville Municipal Court Announces Warrant Amnesty Period

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 23, 2017) – The City of Brownsville Municipal Court will hold a warrant amnesty period from Monday, February 6, 2017, to Friday, February 24, 2017.

During the warrant amnesty period, the Brownsville Municipal Court wil...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Brownsville City Commission Votes to Resolve Lawsuit

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 13, 2017) – At a Special Meeting on Thursday, January 12, 2017, the Brownsville City Commission voted to resolve the lawsuit over Ordinance Number 2010-911-F, filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton against the Cit...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Volunteers Sought for Point-In-Time Homeless Count

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 10, 2017) – The City of Brownsville, in collaboration with the Cameron County Homeless Partnership, local nonprofit organizations and businesses, is seeking volunteers for the 2017 Point-In-Time Count, to be held Thur...

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

Sec. 10-1133, “Microchipping of Dogs and Cats” Effective January 1

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 27, 2016) – Sec. 10-1133, “Microchipping of Dogs and Cats” of Ordinance 2015-971-G, will go into effect on January 1, 2017.

Approved by the Brownsville City Commission on September 1, 2015, Sec. 10...

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

City of Brownsville Offices Closed January 2

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City of Brownsville offices will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2017, in observance of New Year’s Day.


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Posted on: December 23, 2016

Engineering Department Awarded Grant for Stormwater Camera System

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 23, 2016) – The City of Brownsville Engineering Department was awarded $139,044 in capital grant funding from the Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation (BCIC) for a custom-built stormwater camera system.

The s...

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Posted on: December 22, 2016

Additional Locally Acquired Zika Case in Cameron County

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 22, 2016) – The Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) and the Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services (CCDHHS) have identified an additional Brownsville resident with a locally acquired cas...

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Posted on: December 22, 2016

City of Brownsville Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday

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City of Brownsville offices will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2016, in observance of the Christmas holiday.


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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Brownsville Parks & Recreation Announces Holiday Gym Hours

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 19, 2016) – The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to stay active this holiday season by visiting the following gyms, as part of their free OPEN GYM program:

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

CDC Issues Updated Guidance for Zika Virus Cases in Brownsville

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Press ReleaseCDC Issues Updated Guidance for Zika Virus Cases in Brownsville

 

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 14, 2016) – State, county and local health departments continue to investigate five locally acquired Zika virus cases in Brownsville. While ...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Four Additional Locally Transmitted Zika Virus Disease Cases Confirmed

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Four Additional Locally Transmitted Zika Virus Disease Cases Confirmed

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 9, 2016) – Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services announced today four additional locally transmitted Zika virus disease cases ...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Brownsville City Commissioner to be Guest Reader for United Way Children’s Book Club

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Media AdvisoryBrownsville City Commissioner to be Guest Reader forUnited Way Children’s Book Club 

 

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City of Brownsv...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Brownsville Metro, Mitte Cultural District Announce Free Shuttle Service

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Press ReleaseBrownsville Metro, Mitte Cultural District Announce Free Shuttle Service

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 8, 2016) – Brownsville Metro, in partnership with the Mitte Cultural District, announces the Mitte Cultural District Pilot Program,...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

City of Brownsville to Celebrate UTRGV Arbor Day

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Media AdvisoryCity of Brownsville to Celebrate UTRGV Arbor Day

 

WHO: 

City of BrownsvilleThe University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

WHAT: 

Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez will present an official proclamation to The Univers...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

CycloBia Brownsville Press Conference

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CycloBia Brownsville Press Conference

WHO:
City of BrownsvilleUniversity of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus
Brownsville Public Utilities Board
WHAT: The City of Brownsville, in partnership with the Universi...Read on...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

Main Street Brownsville presents BiciBistro Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Main Street Brownsville presents BiciBistro Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

WHO:
City of BrownsvilleMain Street Brownsville
BiciBistro

WHAT: BiciBistro, in partnership with Main Street Brownsville, will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at noon o...Read on...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Public Health & Wellness Director Receives I. E. Scott Award

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Press ReleasePublic Health & Wellness Director Receives I. E. Scott Award

 

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (November 22, 2016) – City of Brownsville Public Health & Wellness Director Arturo Rodriguez received the I. E. Scott Award at the Texa...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Brownsville Metro Launches Brownsville Transit Plan Community Survey

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Press ReleaseBrownsville Metro LaunchesBrownsville Transit Plan Community Survey

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (November 22, 2016) – Brownsville Metro, in partnership with the Brownsville Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), invites the community to co...

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Lower Rio Grande Valley Active Plan 2016

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The City of Brownsville hosted "The Active Plan” Signing Ceremony on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art, 660 E. Ringgold Street in Brownsville.

With the support of the Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation, the comm...Read on...

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

“The Active Plan” Signing Ceremony

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Media Advisory
“The Active Plan” Signing Ceremony

WHO: City of Brownsville
City of CombesCity of Harlingen
Town of Laguna Vista City of Los Fresnos
City of Los IndiosCity of Port Isabel
Town of Rancho ViejoCity of San Benito
City of Sou...Read on...

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Brownsville Metro Offers Free Rides for H-E-B’s 24th Annual Feast of Sharing

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Brownsville Metro Offers Free Rides for H-E-B’s 24th Annual Feast of Sharing

WHO: City of Brownsville
Brownsville MetroH-E-B

WHAT:
Brownsville Metro is proud to participate in H-E-B’s 24th Annual Feast of Sharing, to be...Read on...

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Posted on: November 9, 2016

BARCC Partners with Chick-fil-A® for Adoption Event

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BARCC Partners with Chick-fil-A® for Adoption Event

WHO: Brownsville Animal Regulation & Care Center
Chick-fil-A®

WHAT: The Brownsville Animal Regulation and Care Center (BARCC) has partnered with Chick-fil-A® to host ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 9, 2016

Brownsville Sports Park to host Vipers Clinic

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Brownsville Sports Park to host Vipers Clinic

WHO: City of Brownsville
Brownsville Sports ParkRio Grande Valley Vipers

WHAT:
The ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

“Orange Carpet” Press Conference

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Media Advisory
“Orange Carpet” Press Conference

WHO: City of Brownsville
Brownsville MetroMetro Connect
Metro McAllenIsland Metro
Valley MetroValley Transit Company

WHAT:
The City of Brownsville, Brownsville Metro, and Me...Read on...

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Press Release: "Municipal Courts Week"

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Press Release
Municipal Courts Week

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (November 4, 2016) – The City of Brownsville Municipal Court will celebrate “Municipal Courts Week” (MCW) beginning Monday, November 7, 2016, through Friday, November 11, 2016.

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Posted on: October 27, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY: New Airport Terminal Groundbreaking Ceremony

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The City of Brownsville and the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) are set to host the New Airport Terminal Groundbreaking Ceremony, to be held from 11 a.m. to noon on Friday, October 28, 2016.

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