Tag: Town of Laguna Vista

Ironman: City manager honored for athletic achievement

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Town of Laguna Vista officials surprised their city manager recently by proclaiming June 12 as Rolando Vela Day. The recognition comes from his dedication to fitness, commitment to the Town and continued efforts to the Texas Ironman marathon, according to Mayor Susie Houston. Vela participated in the competition three …

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Sign of the times

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Funds from the Community Development Corporation (CDC) were used to purchase the newly installed LED sign in Laguna Vista. The cost of the LED sign was $48,716. This new sign replaces the marquee that was in place for many years. This 4 x 8 LED sign will enable the …

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Laguna Madre election results

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Listed below are the unofficial results for the City of Port Isabel, Town of Laguna Vista, and Point Isabel Independent School District elections. Canvassing of votes will occur later this week. Incumbent candidates are indicated with “(I).” Race winner tally numbers are shown in green. To jump to …

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From the desk of the Laguna Vista city manager

Special to the PRESS LV Residents and Friends, This is to provide you a brief update on upcoming community events and to share information that may be of interest to you. As you read below, please note that work to replace the sewer line, that runs on the center of Ebony Lane, has commenced. The …

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Laguna Vista ethics ordinance changes approved

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS   New appointees to the Laguna Vista Board of Ethics will be required to sign written statements agreeing to be available to attend called meetings within a specific time period, following action approved Tuesday by the Town Council. Specifically, the board repealed and replaced Ethics Ordinance No. 2012-19 on …

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Ebony Lane repaving scheduled in Laguna Vista

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Ebony Lane will undergo major road and sewer line improvements in a project scheduled in Laguna Vista this summer. Requests for bids for the project have been published with a May 7 deadline set for contractors. Bid award is scheduled at the May 12 Laguna Vista Town Council meeting, …

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Three file for Council run

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS February 19, 2015 Two incumbents and a citizen have filed for positions on the Laguna Vista Town Council as of Wednesday, according to City Secretary Alma Deckard. An election that will determine who will fill three coming vacancies on the board is scheduled May 9. Open seats include Place …

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David hired as new LV police chief

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Anthony Alan David has been named to serve as the new police chief in the Town of Laguna Vista. A retired Texas Ranger, David will begin working here on Nov. 17, according to City Manager Rolando Vela. He has 28 years of law enforcement experience and is currently …

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Rasmussen sues Town of Laguna Vista

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS A lawsuit calling for the immediate termination of Laguna Vista Municipal Court Judge Roberto Rodriguez has been filed by an attorney representing Duane Rasmussen in state district court against the Town of Laguna Vista. The legal action stems from what some say is the failure of the Town …

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