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COVID-19

Free Walk in COVID-19 PCR testing

FREE TESTING

No Appointment needed

Free Walk in COVID-19 PCR testing Saturday December 19th and Sunday December 20th from 9am-4pm at the Fulton Convention Center (Paws and Taws) 402 N. Fulton Beach Rd.

Social distancing and safety precautions will be in place and masks are required. Please enter the building through the front door and you will be directed by staff.

Please park in the legal parking locations adjacent to Center. This location offers access services for people with disabilities and those with other functional needs. If you need any assistance, please alert the staff upon arrival.

For additional questions, call 512-290-3036.

Keeping you and your family safe for a healthy, holiday season.

Printable Flyer – Final COVID-19 Walk Up Testing

COVID-19 SMALL BUSINESS GRANT APPLICATION

COVID-19 SMALL BUSINESS GRANT APPLICATION

If you were economically impacted by COVID-19 and would like to apply for the Town of Fulton Small Business Grant, please see the eligibility requirements and fill out the application by clicking the link below.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to apply businesses must have met all of the below eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a for-profit business located within the Town of Fulton.
  • Must be a legally operating business located in a commercial or industrial space (home-based businesses are ineligible).
  • Not an essential business or business providing essential activities pursuant to any one of the local or State Order(s).
  • Must be independently owned and operated, with the principal office located within the Town of Fulton (publicly traded companies, chains and franchised businesses are ineligible).
  • Fifty (50) or fewer full-time equivalent employees (two part-time employees each working twenty hours per week equal one (1) full-time employee).
  • Must have experienced financial hardship as a result of COVID-19.

DEADLINE:  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2020 AT 12:00 P.M.

COVID-19 Small Business Grant Application:    https://www.tfaforms.com/4870401

Aransas County Alliance Local Government Corporation – Meeting & Agenda

Special Called Meeting
Agenda
Aransas County Alliance Local Government Corporation
May 26, 2020

Printable version of the agenda – LGC Agenda 5.26.2020 Special Called Meeting

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Aransas County Alliance Local Government Corporation will be held on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 12:30 P.M. Due to COVID-19, the meeting will be held by video conference via the ZOOM app and streamed on YouTube for viewing. If you would like to attend, please contact Kim Foutz at least 24 hours prior to the meeting at www.kfoutz@aransascounty.org or 254-493-1293. You will be asked to complete a public participation form, and upon receipt, provided with a meeting invitation.

The following subjects will be discussed and acted upon:

  1. ROLL CALL AND CONFIRMATION OF QUORUM

Introduction of Town of Fulton’s new representative board member – Kelli Cole, Mayor of Fulton

  1. WORKSHOP/PRESENTATIONS:
    1. Presentation on the TEAM Center report (Technology, Entrepreneurship, Arts, and Maker Space) issued by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi in cooperation with IC2 of the University of Texas at Austin
    1. Presentation on a grant opportunity through the Department of Commerce-Economic Development Administration for a workforce development and entrepreneurship center
  1. CONSENT AGENDA:

All Consent Agenda items listed are considered to be routine by the LGC and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Director so requests, in which event the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the Agenda.

    1. Discussion and possible action on ratification of Election of Officers – Chairman, Vice Chairman, Treasurer, and Secretary including election of the following:
      1. Chairman – C.H. “Burt” Mills Jr. (Aransas County Judge)
      2. Vice Chairman – Kelli Cole (Town of Fulton Mayor)
      3. Treasurer – Pat Rios (City of Rockport Mayor)
      4. Secretary – Malcolm Dieckow (Navigation District Chairman)
    1. Discussion and possible action on ratification of designation of a bank depository, designating American Bank of Rockport Texas.
    1. Discussion and possible action on ratification of filing for an Employer Identification Number (EIN), such ratification authorizing Kim Foutz to follow up on the item and have the appropriate board member sign and submit the required form.
    2. Discussion and possible action on the meeting minutes from the April 6, 2020 meeting.
  1. REGULAR AGENDA
    1. Presentation, discussion, and possible action on authorizing preparation of a grant application for funding through the Economic Development Administration (EDA) for construction of and equipment for a workforce development and entrepreneurship center in Aransas County.
    1. Presentation, discussion, and possible action authorizing issuance of a Request for Proposals, following federal procurement standards, for grant application and administration services for an Economic Development Administration grant.
    1. Presentation, discussion, and possible action authorizing development of a draft Memorandum of Understanding with the Aransas County Partnership Economic Development Corporation for a joint grant application with the Economic Development Administration.
    1. Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a request to the Aransas County Partnership Economic Development Corporation to form an Exploratory Committee (TEAM Center Exploratory Committee) to oversee research, development, and submittal of the EDA grant application.
    1. Presentation, discussion, and possible action on Consulting Services Agreements between the Aransas County Alliance Local Government Corporation and each of the Sponsoring Entities.
    1. Discussion Regarding Regional Economic Development Initiatives:
      • COVID-19 business assistance
      • Update on micro-hospital
      • Update on downtown parking lot
      • Update on Rockport Harbor RFP
      • Texas General Land Office economic development study
  1. REPORTS FROM DIRECTORS: NO ACTION WILL BE TAKEN
  1. ANNOUNCEMENTS: NO ACTION WILL BE TAKEN
  1. ADJOURNMENT

 

News Release – Second Round of Testing AC200508

Printable Version of News Release – Second Round of Testing AC200508

NEWS RELEASE

Contact: Rick McLester, Emergency Operations Coordinator, 361-790-0100 May 8, 2020

SECOND ROUND OF COVID-19 TESTING

SCHEDULED FOR ARANSAS COUNTY

Aransas County has received notification that a second round of coronavirus testing will take place on Tuesday, May 12 from 9 am – 5 pm at the Fulton Convention Center/Paws and Taws on Fulton Beach Road. As before, individuals must register in advance and “drop ins’ will be turned away.

Registration will not begin until 8 am on Monday, May 11. Individuals wishing to receive the free test should call 512-883-2400 for a preliminary phone screening and appointment time.

In addition to Texas Department State Health Services, other agencies involved in the program include the National Guard, Texas Department of Emergency Management, Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Parks & Wildlife, and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension.

Aransas County COVID-19 Update No confirmed cases from previous testing

The Texas Department of Health and Human Services conducted COVID-19 testing in Aransas County. The COVID-19 Drive thru testing was April 23 and 24 at the Fulton Convention Center. Aransas County completed 189 tests and, at this time, we have no confirmed cases from the testing. The Texas Department of Health and Services will only call the County Judge with any positive cases.