Tag Archive: Laguna Vista

May 08 2015

LV candidates address local issues

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Five candidates are vying to serve as Town of Laguna Vista leaders in Saturday’s municipal election. Early voting by personal appearance ran from April 27 through May 5. A total of 379 votes and 1 provisional vote were cast in that period, according to early voting clerk and City Secretary Alma Deckard. By comparison, in 2014 there were 429 …

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May 08 2015

Letters to the Editor for May 7, 2015

Special to the PRESS To jump to the second letter, click here. To jump to the third, click here. To jump to the fourth, click here. To the leaders of the City of Port Isabel Dear Editor, The last couple of weeks have been a very stressful time for our City leaders, City staff and …

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Apr 17 2015

Laguna Vista ethics ordinance changes approved

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS   New appointees to the Laguna Vista Board of Ethics will be required to sign written statements agreeing to be available to attend called meetings within a specific time period, following action approved Tuesday by the Town Council. Specifically, the board repealed and replaced Ethics Ordinance No. 2012-19 on …

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Apr 17 2015

Ebony Lane repaving scheduled in Laguna Vista

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Ebony Lane will undergo major road and sewer line improvements in a project scheduled in Laguna Vista this summer. Requests for bids for the project have been published with a May 7 deadline set for contractors. Bid award is scheduled at the May 12 Laguna Vista Town Council meeting, …

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Mar 08 2015

CANCELLED: Music by the Bay called due to weather

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS With a wet and cold weekend forecast in store for the Laguna Madre area, the annual Music by the Bay outdoor festival has been canceled in Laguna Vista. Originally scheduled for Saturday night, the forecast calls for partly cloudy skies with a 60 percent chance of rain, winds up …

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Mar 08 2015

Marina’s future discussed

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS A workshop session to discuss the future of the Laguna Vista Marina will be scheduled for Town Council, Laguna Vista Recreational Association members and the public. The date and time for the session was not available at Press time. Two Council agenda items relating the the appraisal and lease …

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Feb 27 2015

Laguna Vista races heat up

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Three incumbents and two political newcomers have filed for places on the Laguna Vista Town Council May election ballot as of Thursday morning. Leti Keplinger, incumbent Place 4, and resident Nadine Smith are the latest candidates to sign up, according to City Secretary Alma Deckard. Local citizen Jessica Hedrick, …

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Feb 27 2015

Warrant Roundup

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS February 26, 2015 Laguna Vista police are conducting a warrant roundup, targeting offenders in Valley cities who owe more than $200,000 in delinquent fines here. Local officials say it is a prelude to the Texas Warrant Roundup scheduled annually to collect debt owed for outstanding fines. In their early …

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Feb 20 2015

Laguna Vista represented at RGV Partnership Day at Capitol

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Three Laguna Vista officials traveled to Austin last week to participate in Rio Grande Valley Partnership Day at the state capitol on Feb. 10. Council Members Richard Hinojosa and Wanda Reyes-Rice and City Manager Rolando Vela attended the gathering designed to bring state legislators and Valley officials together before …

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Feb 06 2015

Officers to wear body cameras

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS February 5, 2015 Laguna Vista police officers are now equipped with body cameras to monitor their actions and those of the people they serve. The new technology comes through the efforts of new Police Chief Tony David, who secured a $10,172 grant from the Criminal Justice Division of the …

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