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MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY

Please note that City Offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017. Wishing everyone a SAFE & HAPPY HOLIDAY![...]

2017 ELECTIONS UPDATE

2017 ELECTIONS UPDATE

This year there were 3 City Council positions to be filled. All three positions consisted of unopposed candidates, thus no election was held. Upon completion of the required time period following the Saturday, May 7, 2017 election date, the candidates were recently sworn in to their respective seats. This occurred at City Hall on Thursday, May 18th.   The following are the new council members: ** Alderman Place 3 - Linda Sellers    ** Alderman Place 4 - Glen Oberg    ** Alderman Place 5 - Ben Long.   Welcome these citizens for choosing to give of their time and effort to represent the citizens of Pelican Bay in performing these leadership roles.     Please attend City Council meetings which are open to the public and held at 7 PM on the second Monday of each month.[...]

LOW-COST PET VACCINE CLINIC

LOW-COST PET VACCINE CLINIC

A low-cost pet vaccination clinic will be held at Pelican Bay City Hall, 1300 Pelican Circle, on Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon.  The clinic is available for everyone, not just residents of Pelican Bay. Dogs must be on a leash or in a carrier.  Cats must be in a carrier.  Payment for pet vaccinations and services must be made with either CASH or CREDIT/DEBIT CARD. City personnel will be available to process City Registration. This clinic is provided by Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP).  Please visit their website for information about costs and services available.[...]

SPRING CLEANUP DAYS

SPRING CLEANUP DAYS

O.K. - Spring has sprung! Time to cleanup those yards, get rid of the "clutter" and spruce up your castle!   Beginning Saturday, April 15th through Sunday, April 23 we will again be placing two dumpsters at 1713 Pelican Oval for the exclusive use of Pelican Bay RESIDENTS! PLEASE use this area responsibly and follow a few simple rules: the dumpsters are for the use of 'Bay residents only, for your own household trash & debris. Please put the materials INTO the dumpsters, NOT on the ground. If the dumpsters are full they will be promptly compacted or replaced - so please come back later. Mike's crew are usually pretty prompt at taking care of this but remember that they only work normal daytime hours. Also NOTE: NO COMMERCIAL OR MAJOR DEMOLITION MATERIALS ARE ALLOWED!  Please try to avoid blocking the driveway access for city vehicles. Areas will also be provided & marked for disposal of liquids, tires, batteries, scrap metals. DO NOT LEAVE TELEVISIONS NOR COMPUTER MONITORS. Also be aware that proper ID's may be requested by citizens supervising the area in order to verify residency of anyone leaving trash as well as checking on the trash being disposed of. [...]

NEW PATROL OFFICER

NEW PATROL OFFICER

Please welcome a new full-time officer to the Pelican Bay Police Force. Officer John Thompson was unanimously approved for hire by the City Council on Monday, January 23, 2017. John has been working temporarily for over a month and has totally proven his value to our city during that time and was highly approved for hire by Chief Porter. We anticipate he will be mostly working the evening shifts.[...]

HALLOWEEN/HALLELUJA PARTY

HALLOWEEN/HALLELUJA PARTY

Come to the Halloween & "Trunk-or-Treat" Party on Monday night, October 31.****  It will be held at the LHH Church grounds, 1960 Long Circle, from 6 pm to 8 pm. ****  There will be games, plus lots of candy, snacks, chips 'n dip, plenty of drinks - Gatorade and soda of all kinds. Plenty of off-street parking, a good, safe area to "pop" your trunks to hand out your candy to the young 'uns![...]

NEW RESERVE OFFICER

NEW RESERVE OFFICER

Introducing Mark Payne who has joined our 'Bay Police Force as a Reserve Officer. Officer Payne is a recent graduate of the Police Academy. He resides in Rowlett, TX, has a business in North Dallas, and is a Certified Firearms Instructor. If you see Officer Payne around town, please welcome him to our staff of  fine police officers.[...]

TEXAS NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

TEXAS NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

Although this event is mostly celebrated elsewhere in August, in Texas we choose to hold it on the first Tuesday in October so as to avoid the summer heat.   We will be celebrating here on Tuesday evening, October 4, at CITY HALL, from 6 to 8 PM. Our Pelican Bay Police Dept. will be hosting the event. Representatives of our Police Dept., the Briar-Reno VFD, various city officials and volunteers from the Neighborhood Activities Committee & LHH Church will be assisting in the event.    There will be hot dogs, drinks, snacks as well as fun & games. This will be an opportunity to meet many of our police & fire officials as well as meet & mingle with your neighbors.  MOST OF ALL - LET'S GET OUT AND SHOW OUR SUPPORT FOR THOSE FOLKS IN THE PD & FD WHO ARE THERE TO PROTECT & SERVE ALL US CITIZENS!!!!!![...]

FALL CLEANUP TIME

FALL CLEANUP TIME

Here we go again! Fall is officially here - still darned hot though! Kids are back in school - whoopie! NOTE: Due to a slight delay in getting the dumpsters delivered, we have extended the period that they will be available to October 30th. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused. Beginning MONDAY, October 17 thru SUNDAY, October 30, there will again be two dumpsters available for 'Bay RESIDENTS ONLY to use for disposing of your household trash & debris. The dumpsters will be located at the south end of the Water Dept. compound at 1713 Pelican Oval. PLEASE - be responsible citizens and follow a few simple rules: put all trash IN the dumpsters, NOT on the ground. If the dumpsters are completely full they will be promptly compacted or replaced - so please come back later. Also note that NO COMMERCIAL OR MAJOR DEMOLITION MATERIALS are allowed. Please try to avoid blocking the driveway access for city vehicles. Areas will also be provided & marked for disposal of liquids, tires, batteries, scrap metals. DO NOT leave televisions or computer displays. In addition, please note that proper ID's may be requested by citizens supervising the area to verify residency of anyone leaving trash as well as checking on type of trash being disposed of. [...]

BACK TO SCHOOL BASH

BACK TO SCHOOL BASH

Make your plans now for a really fun time before school starts up again!    **** WHAT: a FREE Wet Slip 'n Slide    **** WHEN: Saturday, August 13th, 2016, from 6 to 8 PM    **** WHERE: The basketball court area at 1300 Pelican Circle    **** MORE: FREE school supplies and FREE food    ******   Event sponsored by "All Pumped Up" & City of Pelican Bay[...]

4TH OF JULY PARTY - ON JULY 3RD!

4TH OF JULY PARTY - ON JULY 3RD!

The City is putting on a FREE party at the Beach Park on Sunday, July 3rd, from 2pm to 6pm. Come on down and celebrate  Independence Day. ****  There will be lots of refreshments (such as hot dogs, chips, cold drinks, frozen goodies, etc.) and games to keep everyone occupied. Seating is limited, so if you have them, bring your own beach/lawn chairs.   **** Sorry, but FIREWORKS ARE NOT ALLOWED in Pelican Bay.  [...]

2016 ELECTIONS RESULTS

2016 ELECTIONS RESULTS

The results are complete and winners were officially sworn into office at our City Council Meeting on May 16, 2016. ** > Incumbent Mayor Bill Morley was re-elected for a second term. ** > Nick Stephenson was sworn in as City Council Place 1 winner. ** > Kevin Crawford was sworn in as City Council Place 2 winner. ***** Welcome to these fine citizens who have chosen to give of their time and effort to help lead our city to even more and better things.[...]

NEW PLACE 2 COUNCIL MEMBER

NEW PLACE 2 COUNCIL MEMBER

Kevin Crawford joins our City Council as Alderman Place 2.[...]

NEW PLACE 1 COUNCIL MEMBER

NEW PLACE 1 COUNCIL MEMBER

Nick Stephenson joins our City Council as Alderman Place 1. Nick and his wife, Kimberly (Tynes), live on Dawn Court, and have lived in the 'Bay for around 15 years.[...]

NEW RESERVE OFFICER

NEW RESERVE OFFICER

Ronny Desselles has joined our PD as a part-time Reserve Officer. He has a very extensive background consisting of over 16 years with the Fort Worth PD. Pelican Bay is very fortunate to welcome an officer of his level of experience to our Police Dept.[...]

SPRING CLEANUP TIME

SPRING CLEANUP TIME

We had another very successful cleanup, despite all the showers.   It ran from Saturday, April 16 and through Sunday, April 24 & due to the weather, we had one dumpster for an extended period. Thank you to those fine citizens who obeyed the few rules we have in place, making Mike Lowery's crew have an easier job. This opportunity is provided at no cost to residents - please do not abuse it.   [...]

LOW-COST RABIES CLINIC

LOW-COST RABIES CLINIC

Saturday, September 3, 2016 will be the next low-cost pet vaccination clinic at City Hall, 1300 Pelican Circle. The times for this clinic will be from 10AM to Noon. Please try to get there early to sign up as long lines may develop prior to 10AM.   In addition to rabies shots, other vaccines and services will be available. *****  NOTE: City personnel will be available to process pet registrations. Proof of rabies vaccination is required when registering your pets.   *****  Also, please note that payment for pet vaccinations must be in CASH or CREDIT CARD only! Dogs must be on leash or in a pet carrier and cats must be in a pet carrier.     This clinic is provided by Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP).[...]

POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS

POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS

At our January 11, 2016 City Council Meeting several changes were made to our Police Department staff. First of all, we officially appointed Robert Porter as Chief of Police. We also welcomed back our former chief, Jason Farris, as a part-time Officer. In addition, we appointed two additional Reserve Officers - Robert Cross and Aaron Hedgcoth. Officer Cross has been with us for a few weeks but we just got him officially sworn in.  He was formerly from Nacogdoches, TX. Officer Hedgcoth is a recent Police Academy graduate as well as a former Army MP. We are proud to welcome these changes to our fine Police Staff.[...]

HOLIDAY INFORMATION

HOLIDAY INFORMATION

Due to the Christmas and New Years Holidays, the FOOD PANTRY will be closed on Thursday Dec. 24 and Thursday Dec. 31. It will reopen on Thursday, January 7, 2016. Wishing all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  [...]

2015 CHRISTMAS PARADE & PARTY

2015 CHRISTMAS PARADE & PARTY

Saturday, December 19th. PARADE starts at approximately 4PM. ** It will kick off at the LHH Church at Long Circle. It will wind around numerous streets in the city and will end up at City Hall. **  The PARTY will be held at City Hall beginning at 5PM. Santa will be there for the kids. There will be candy, cookies, hot chocolate, a bonfire for roasting marshmallows & maybe some TOYS! There will be caroling, singalongs and a Christmas message by the folks from Lighthouse Harbor Church. ** We had a huge parade last year and will be striving to outdo it this year. There will be floats (including one with Santa). Look for a BIG Fire Truck contingent. Participants will consist of our PD, Briar-Reno FD, LHH Church, Neighborhood Committee, City employees & officials, as well as many dedicated city residents. When you hear the parade rumbling through your area, get out there with your whole gang and cheer them along!  [...]

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