Tag: hearing

Chamber cancels public hearing for second causeway

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The City of South Padre Island and SPI Chamber of Commerce canceled a public hearing to discuss plans to build a second causeway that had been set for 5:30 p.m., Thursday. A make-up date for the hearing has not been announced. The PRESS will relay that information once it …

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Council holds hearing to discuss parking issues

BY CHRISTINA R. GARZA Staff Writer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com The South Padre Island City Council on Wednesday held a public hearing to discuss comprehensive parking solutions. Staff Attorney Scottie Aplin of the Texas General Land Office (GLO) presented an overview of the Texas Open Beaches Act. The act requires local governments to establish laws to protect the …

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Lapeyre released early from jail

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS A special hearing was held on Thursday, April 18, at approximately 11 a.m. in which suspended South Padre Island Economic Development Corporation Director Darla Lapeyre was released from jail, serving less than a month of her six months sentence after pleading guilty to negligent homicide. The hearing …

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Hearing set on SpaceX legislation

Special to the PRESS A bill critical to the effort to attract SpaceX to the Brownsville area has been set for a hearing before a Texas House of Representatives’ committee. The bill will permit Cameron County and the GLO to temporarily close Boca Chica Beach for rocket launches, should SpaceX be granted permission to launch …

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