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The City View, everything new and noteworthy in Victoria, February 18, 2020

BREAKING NEWS

Luther Easley and Darlah Sims

Two new members appointed to Housing Authority board

Local attorney Luther Easley and retired City staff member Darlah Sims will be sworn in at the board’s regular meeting Feb. 18. Read more

UPDATES & MORE

Colby VanGundy and City employees
City of Victoria employees said goodbye to Parks and Recreation Director Colby VanGundy with a going-away party. Read more about Colby's legacy here.
Gilbert Reyna

City honored for investment policy, budget, financial reporting

The City of Victoria has received the Investment Policy Certificate of Distinction from the Government Treasurers’ Organization of Texas. Read more
Softball

Parks and Recreation invites you to play ball

Registration is open for Parks and Recreation's sports leagues! Learn more here and click below to register:
Dates to Remember
Victoria Transit shelter
Victoria Transit is kicking off grant-funded improvements at stops around town!
Watch as the first shelter goes up at Victoria College and view photos here.
Victoria Transit commuter bus
Victoria Transit received a new 30-passenger commuter bus Feb. 14. The bus is one of five Victoria Transit is receiving through a Federal Transportation Administration grant. For more updates on Victoria Transit, stay tuned to our blog.
Podcast

Podcast: Free online water monitoring system available to Victoria residents

The Public Works department recently rolled out this free service to Victoria residents to help monitor water usage and make necessary adjustments. Take a listen
City Council chambers

City Council agenda

The council will consider whether to award contracts for road maintenance in Woodway and Bridle Ridge and for erosion repair along the Guadalupe River.
The council will also consider an agreement for Phase 3 of the aquifer storage and recovery program.
Read the agenda

CITIZENS' CORNER

Civilian Fire Academy participants extinguish fire

Citizen Responder program trains community to save lives 

Victoria residents will learn how to take lifesaving measures during a crisis through the Victoria Fire Department’s
community education program. Read more
Victoria Texas 2045

MPO to hear feedback about 25-year transportation plan

The MTP is used to decide how to prioritize the use of federal, state and local funds that become available for transportation projects. Read more
Share your thoughts on community needs and services

Take the Community Development Block Grant survey

Development Services needs your help to determine how to use federal funding to improve our community! Read more and click here to take the survey.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

"We all count!"

These kids have an important message about the upcoming 2020 Census.
Click here to watch the video, and don't forget to share it on Facebook!
Adopt-a-Highway cleanup, don't mess with Texas

"Don't mess with Texas!"

Be sure to check out this video of City of Victoria employees participating
in our Adopt-a-Highway cleanup.

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