- City Urges Continued Water Conservation with Delay of Stage 3 Water Restrictions
- Check City Road Closures for the Week of May 11- 17, 2013
New - Everhart Road (Saratoga to Cedar Pass)
Monday – Friday
For two weeks, beginning Monday, May13, eastbound Everhart Road will be reduced to one lane of traffic from Grand Junction Drive to Willowick Drive.
- Health District Reports State Has Issued Fish Consumption Advisory for Texas Coastal Waters
The Corpus Christi-Nueces County Health District has announced the Texas Department of State Health Services has issued an advisory warning people not to consume or to limit consumption of certain fish caught in all waters off the Texas coast due to unsafe levels of mercury.
- City Celebrates 24th Annual World of Water Event
The City of Corpus Christi Water, Wastewater and Storm Water Departments invite everyone to the free Annual World of Water Celebration. The event will be held from Saturday, May 4, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History, located at 1900 N. Chaparral Street.
- 62nd Annual National Day of Prayer Observance at City Hall
The City of Corpus Christi will observe the 62nd Annual National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at noon, at the Flag Pole outside City Hall, 1201 Leopard Street. (In the event of rain, gathering will be moved to Council Chambers.)
- “Lunch’s On Us!” Free Summer 2013 Food Service Program
June 17–August 9, 2013
The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department will sponsor the “Lunch’s On Us!” Summer 2013 Food Service Program. Lunch and afternoon snacks will be provided at over 25 sites from June 17–August 9, 2013. This program is FREE of charge for all youth ages 1 to 18.
- Summer 2013 Bay Jammin’ Entertainment Series – FREE!
SUMMER 2013 SCHEDULE AT COLE PARK AMPHITHEATER
Mark your calendar!
The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department’s Cultural Services Division, J² Productions, Direct Energy, Sound Vibrations, Redding Communications, Executive Surf Club, along with other local businesses once again invite you to enjoy the Bay Jammin’ Entertainment Series 2013 at Cole Park Amphitheater. It is set under the stars against our beautiful Corpus Christi bayfront. All these presentations are offered FREE for everyone to enjoy, so bring your lawn chairs, blankets and enjoy this wonderful family entertainment.
- New City Auditor Hired
On Tuesday, April 30, 2013, the Corpus Christi City Council voted to hire a San Antonio Certified Public Accountant to serve as the next City Auditor.
- Parks and Recreation Offers Latchkey Summer 2013 Camps Program
First Opportunity to Register is on May 11 at Heritage Park
Finding a summer camp that is right for your child, your schedule, and your budget can be a challenge. Let the Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation’s Latchkey Summer Camp be your answer. We offer a fun and enriching summer camp program featuring a variety of activities such as swimming, tennis, arts and crafts, guest speakers and field trips for children ages 5-13.
- Flag Donations to Benefit State Supported Living Center
Show your love for the “Sparkling City by the Sea” by purchasing an official Corpus Christi flag. The Volunteer Services Council of the Corpus Christi State Supported Living Center is selling Corpus Christi flags which will benefit people with intellectual disabilities who reside at The Living Center.
- Storm Water Department to Conduct Exercise for Installing Storm Surge Protection Levee Gates
The City of Corpus Christi Storm Water Department is preparing to conduct its annual pre-hurricane season exercise to install storm surge protection levee gates across West Broadway Avenue near the Salt Flat Ditch. The department will conduct the exercise on Thursday, May 9, 2013 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
- Mayor Announces Expanded “Green and Clean” Recognition Program
The Mayor's office announced today plans to broaden its “Green and Clean” recognition program to include two honorees monthly. Developed to highlight companies that distinguish themselves through their landscaping and property maintenance, this expanded program will also consider the organization's investments in its employees. Any business location of any type operating in the City of Corpus Christi is eligible for the award.
- Mayor’s Street Maintenance Fee Task Force Meeting Open to Public
The Mayor’s Street Maintenance Fee Task Force will hold its first public meeting on Monday, April 22, 2013 at City Hall in the Council Chambers, 1201 Leopard Street at 3:00 p.m. The City is developing a plan to charge residents and businesses a fee to generate $15 million per year for regular street upkeep.
- Utility Work to Affect Traffic on Various City Streets
The City of Corpus Christi Traffic Engineering office advises all residents Friday, April 19 through Monday, July 15, 2012; weather permitting, contractors will be doing utility work on various city streets. Work at each site should take approximately three days to complete. In addition, the following temporary traffic control will be implemented:
Horne Road: Crews will be working eastbound on Horne Road between Ayers Street and Kostoryz Street and will periodically close the center turning lane at each work site.
- Get Details on Street Improvement Plan on the City Website
Street Improvement Plan Detailed on City Website
Includes Latest Information on Proposed Street Maintenance Fee
If you have questions about the Street Improvement Plan, including the proposed Street Maintenance Fee, answers can be found on the City’s website including information on how the plan is progressing.
- Volunteers Needed for City’s Fourth of July Celebration
July 4th is about four months away and plans are in the works to make this year’s 36th Annual “Mayor’s Big Bang Celebration” bigger and better. Before the colorful fireworks can light up the sky, there is some behind-the-scenes work which needs to be completed.
- Parks & Rec Offers Summer 2013 Sports Camps
PLAN NOW TO REGISTER YOUR CHILD
FOR THE CORPUS CHRISTI PARKS & RECREATION’S
Summer 2013 Sports Camps
Online Registration Starts May 1!
The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department is offering a variety of Sports Camps with professional instruction for boys and girls ages 6-18 from June 3–July 18, 2013 at the Corpus Christi Gym (3202 Cabaniss Parkway), and Cabaniss Sports Complex. The cost for each camp is $60 per camp per youth.
- Get Dates for Clean City Events and Get Ready for Community Spring Cleaning
Clean City Events! Mark your calendars!
April is the perfect time to spring clean our homes, backyards and the community. Let’s all do our part in putting the “Sparkle” back into the Sparkling City by the Sea!”
Community service hours are available for all City related events through Mayor Martinez’s office. All ages are encouraged to participate in our City’s continued litter abatement efforts. Please pass these valuable opportunities on. Thank you for your support!
- City is Seeking to Fill Board and Commission Vacancies
City Board, Committee & Commission Vacancies
March, April 2013
The City of Corpus Christi is seeking individuals to serve on the following Boards, Committees and Commissions. Please contact Glenda Grasz, in the City Secretary’s Office for more information.
- Two GREEN THUMBS UP for Twelve Winners!
Community Garden Grants Awarded
by the Mayor’s Fitness Council
Presentation of checks on March 14, noon, at City Hall
The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation has announced the recipients of the Mayor’s Fitness Council Community Garden Grants. This grant was open to new and established community gardens. The funds can be used for tools, seeds, plants, irrigation equipment, raised beds, or soil improvement materials.