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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Pine Gully Park is Closed

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Pine Gully Park and the Pine Gully Fishing Pier are currently closed due to Tropical Storm Beta.

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Impassable Streets

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The following streets in Seabrook are currently impassable due to floodwaters on the roadways:

🚧 Todville Road

🚧 Hammer Street

🚧 10th Street / Waterfront Drive

🚧 Main Street

Please DO NOT MOVE BARRICADES and DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODWATERS.

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Posted on: September 20, 2020

City Offices Closed

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All non-essential facilities and non-essential services will be unavailable to the public on Monday, September 21st. Trash and recycling services will continue as usual. 

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Posted on: September 19, 2020

Voluntary Evacuation

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Mayor Thom Kolupski has issued a voluntary evacuation for residents and businesses in low-lying areas in Seabrook, specifically lower Todville from Red Bluff south to SH 146 and Baywood Drive. These portions of Seabrook are most prone to storm surge and f...

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Posted on: August 23, 2020

Tropical Weather Advisory

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The Seabrook Office of Emergency Management is closely monitoring the tropical weather outlook as Tropical Depression 22 continues tracking towards the Texas Coast. At this time, Tropical Depression 22 is forecast to intensify into a tropical storm, then ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

September 15 City Council Recap

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CRIME CONTROL AND PREVENTION DISTRICT

The Board of Directors of the Crime Control and Prevention District held a meeting on September 15, 2020, at 6:00 pm, and after receiving a presentation of the proposed Crime Control and Prevention District Budget for ...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Water and Wastewater Rates

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City of Seabrook residential and commercial water customers will see an increase on their October and November utility bill which will be issued in earlier December. The water rate increase was approved by Seabrook City Council earlier this year. The deci...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

School Zones Now Active

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School is back in session, and all school zones in Seabrook are now active. Phase Two of the “Safely Reopening CCISD” plan began Monday, August 31, 2020, allowing preschool, kindergarten, and sixth-grade students to start the &ldqu...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Trash Service Information

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Trash and Recycling Service Update 

Waste Management has suspended trash and recycling services for Thursday, August 2020, due to Hurricane Laura. On Friday, August 28, 2020, Waste Management will restart curbside trash collection on streets that ...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Voluntary Evacuation

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Mayor Thom Kolupski has extended the voluntary evacuation recommendation to the entire city. The National Weather Services has issued a Hurricane Warning for Seabrook and a Storm Surge Warning for Galveston Bay. While there is still a moderate degree of u...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Low-Lying Area Voluntary Evacuation

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Mayor Thom Kolupski has issued a voluntary evacuation for residents and businesses in low-lying areas in Seabrook, specifically lower Todville from Red Bluff south to SH 146 and Baywood Drive. These portions of Seabrook are most prone to storm surge and f...

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Posted on: August 23, 2020

Tropical Weather Advisory

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The Seabrook Office of Emergency Management continues to closely monitor the tropical weather outlook as Tropical Storm Laura continues tracking towards the Texas-Louisiana coast. It is still very uncertain where exactly Tropical Storm Laura will make lan...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

August 20 City Council and Planning & Zoning Joint Meeting Recap

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All City of Seabrook public meetings are currently being held virtually. If you wish to listen and/or give comments during a public meeting, please review the agenda posted to the website for call-in instructions. Those wishing to speak during the public ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

August 18 City Council Recap

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ORDINANCESThe following ordinances were reviewed and City Council took action as follows:

Ordinance 2020-18  Certificate and Academic Pay PolicyBy unanimous vote, the City Council approved Ordinance 2020-18 on first reading to establish criteria b...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Public Hearing

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The Seabrook City Council and Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a Public Hearing at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 20, 2020. The public meeting will be held virtually. Members of the public may attend and participate in the public meeting by registe...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

August 4 Planning & Zoning Recap

Charting the Course

All City of Seabrook public meetings are currently being held virtually. If you wish to listen and/or give comment during a public meeting, please review the agenda posted the website for call-in information. Those wishing to speak during the public comme...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

August 4 City Council Recap

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PRESENTATIONSCity Council received the following presentations during last night’s meeting:

Bay Area Houston Ballet and Theatre Post Event ReportJill Reason, Executive Director of BAHBT, presented the Post Event Report.DOWNLOAD REPORT POST EVENT ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Local Girl Scouts Install Beautiful Garden at Seabrook Animal Shelter

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Earlier this summer, local Girl Scout Troop 139005, planted a beautiful garden in front of the Seabrook Animal Shelter. The girls in the troop took the initiative to plan the project from start to finish by researching native plants that would thrive in a...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Be Water Smart

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Without a doubt, it is hot outside. The National Weather Services has issued heat advisories for several days in a row, and it doesn’t look like rain will be heading our way anytime soon. Now is an excellent time to become “water smart...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Pool Remains Closed

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The city’s pool, Pelican Bay, and the city’s splash pad at Monroe Field will remain closed for the remainder of the 2020 swim season. Mayor Thom Kolupski issued "Emergency Executive Order No. 4" on Tuesday, July 14 in an effo...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Childrens Lighthouse

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Childrens Lighthouse®, widely recognized as the leading values-based, early learning school in the United States, officially opened in Seabrook, Texas on June 15th 2020. Childrens Lighthouse of Seabrook, owned and operated by Frank and Tonya Porte...

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Posted on: July 3, 2020

Executive Order Closes Pool

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Effective at noon today, July 3, 2020, the city’s pool, Pelican Bay, and the city’s splash pad at Monroe Field will be temporarily closed. Mayor Thom Kolupski issued “Emergency Executive Order No. 3 COVID-19” in an ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

No Fire Works Ordinance

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The City of Seabrook Fire Marshal Office and the Seabrook Police Department would like to remind citizens of the No Fireworks Ordinance within Seabrook city limits. It is illegal to store, possess, or discharge fireworks within the city limits. Every year...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Facilities Close to Public Access

City Hall Closed due to Bad Weather

The health and well-being of our residents, visitors, and staff is a top priority for the City of Seabrook; therefore, as a strong preventative measure, city administrative offices are closing to the public beginning Thursday, July 2, 2020. Police, EMS, F...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

New Advisories and Mandates

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On Friday, June 26, 2020, Texas Governor, Greg Abbott issued an executive order requiring all bars and similar establishments to close at noon today, mandating that restaurants may not exceed a 50-percent indoor dining occupancy starting Monday, June 29, ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

County Relief Fund

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The Harris County COVID-19 Relief Fund is disbursing $15 million to 44 local, community-based organizations that will provide vulnerable individuals and families support for housing, electricity, food, childcare, and other essential needs. These trusted, ...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Hurricane Season

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The 2020 Hurricane Season is around the corner, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting a busy Atlantic 2020 season. Current forecasts predict a likely range of 13 to 19 named storms, of which 6 to 10 could become hurr...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Virtual Court

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Presiding Judge Dick Gregg III and the Seabrook Municipal Court recently implemented new technology which will allow for virtual court proceedings. Since the closure of city facilities to the public, the Seabrook Municipal Court has been providing court h...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Incentive Recipients

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The Seabrook Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce the recipients of the Emergency Business Retention Incentive as follows: 

  • Hotels & Lodging
    • Beacon Hill B&B

    • Holiday Inn Express

    • Quality Inn

    • Springhill Suites

  • Restaurants&nb...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Dining Contest Winners

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Mayor Thom Kolupski and the Seabrook Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce the winners of the #StayHomeSeabrook Dining Contest.

  • 1st Place Eric Sullivan – received $150 in Seabrook dining gift certificates and a custom piece of ...
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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Stay Home Orders Expires

City Hall Closed due to Bad Weather

At midnight tonight, April 30, 2020, the Texas Governor’s Stay Home Order and Harris County’s Stay Home Work Safe Order will expire, and we will enter into Phase 1 of the Governor’s plan to Open Texas. As noted by Governor Ab...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Message from the Mayor

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Message from the Mayor: Harris County Mandate for Face Coverings

Dear Seabrook Residents,  Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo issued an order on April 22, 2020, that will require anyone over the age of ten (10) to wear a face covering in public. &am...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Retail to Go begins Friday

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Last week Governor Abbott issued an executive order to safely and strategically reopen select services as the first step in reopening Texas. The major component of order will allow non-essential retail services to resume business if their products can be ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

SEDC Business Incentive

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The Seabrook Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) is now inviting Seabrook businesses who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to apply for the Seabrook Emergency Business Retention Incentive. To be eligible, businesses must be located with a Se...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Tax Deadline Extension

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For those who were not aware, the federal income tax filing due date has been extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020. Taxpayers can also defer federal income tax payments due on April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020, without penalties and interest, reg...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Seabrook Encourages the Public to Help Prevent the Spread of Illness

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Seabrook encourages the public to help prevent the spread of illnesses

Harris County Public Health has been actively monitoring and tracking the confirmed cases of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Harris County and has asked local jurisdictions to ...

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