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GLO posts draft Regional Housing Guidelines for Hurricane Harvey Homeowner Assistance Program for mandatory comment period

PRESS RELEASE
GLO posts draft Regional Housing Guidelines for Hurricane Harvey Homeowner Assistance Program for mandatory comment period Public notices for disaster recovery are found at http://recovery.texas.gov/public-notices/index.html

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 19, 2018
Contact: Brittany Eck, Director
of Communications Community
Development & Revitalization – Texas
General Land Office
(512) 463-5708
brittany.eck@glo.texas.gov

AUSTIN — Today Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the Texas General Land Office (GLO) posted the final four of six draft Regional Housing Guidelines for the Homeowner Assistance Program for a federally mandated 30-day public comment period. The first two Regional Housing Guidelines released were the Central/Golden Crescent Region and the Coastal Bend Region. … READ THE ENTIRE PRESS RELEASE

Gov. Abbott acts to delay planned 10 percent hike in windstorm insurance rates

Governor Abbott has heard from members of the community and the legislature on this issue. Communities and families are still recovering from Hurricane Harvey, and the Governor believed that a rate increase at this time would negatively impact residents of the Gulf Coast. The Governor believed it was necessary to delay any decision to approve or disapprove the proposed rate increase, and until the Legislature has had a full opportunity to address the matter.

View the letter to the right.

View the letter as a printable pdf file.

 

 

We’re building a Playground and need YOUR help!

We need you to bring play to kids at Fulton Beach Park

We need more than 200 volunteers from the Aransas County community to help us give more than
a 1,000 area kids the childhood they deserve by building a new playground.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018
6:30 AM – TEAM LEADERS
7:45 AM – REGISTRATION FOR VOLUNTEERS

FULTON BEACH PARK
402 N FULTON BEACH RD FULTON, TX 78358

Click Here for a printable flyer with all the information and when to come.

Make Fulton FUN for Kids!

CONGRATULATIONS to Chief Rick McLester

CONGRATULATIONS to Chief Rick McLester for being recognized for his lifetime of service to the residents of Aransas County.

He was inducted into the Emergency Management Hall of Fame today at the TDEM (Texas Department of Emergency Management) Hurricane Conference. There is not a more deserving person.

TDEM HALL OF FAME, CLASS 2018

Fulton Schoolhouse Museum Re-opening

The Daughters of the Republic Texas voted at their meeting last night to re-open the Schoolhouse Museum the first weekend in March, which is Oysterfest weekend.

They will resume their regular hours and will be open from 1:00 to 4:00 pm on Saturday’s and Sunday’s.

Come on out and take a look at this amazing attraction!!

They have some really cool artifacts and some of the folks giving the tours actually attended school there!!!

How cool is that?? See you there.