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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Galveston Museum Day to Celebrate Island’s Past Jan. 26

Event to Feature 12 Galveston-area Museums with discounted and free admission 

 

GALVESTON ISLAND, TEXAS (Dec.19, 2018) – Visitors to Galveston will be able to start their new year off with a glimpse into the Island&...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Readers’ Questions: Stewart Beach Pavilion

STEWART BEACH_A VISIONING PROCESS

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Readers Questions: Stewart Beach Pavilion 

 

Galveston is blessed with many attributes, chief among them is an engaged citizenry. Many islanders and area residents have offered their opinions and ha...

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Posted on: December 24, 2018

Legislative Agenda 2019

Inside the Park Board | Legislative Agenda 2019

Since I’ve lived in Galveston, I’ve seen two major beach nourishment projects take place along the seawall. It wasn’t until I started working at the Park Board that I began to tr...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Galveston Island Beach Patrol to Receive New Lifeguard Towers

Galveston Island Beach Patrol to Receive New Lifeguard Towers 

The Galveston Island Beach Patrol (GIBP) will receive two new fiberglass lifeguard towers aimed at heightening protection for beach-goers and protecting lifeguards. The towers will be ...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Park Board Director of Operations 2nd In Nation to Become a Certified Coastal Practitioner (CCP)

Park Board Director of Operations 2nd In Nation to Become a Certified Coastal Practitioner (CCP) 

GALVESTON, Texas (December 192018) – Galveston Park Board Director of Operations Reuben Trevino was recently named a Certified C...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Setting Higher Standards for Park Board Concessionaires

From selling snow cones to renting chairs and umbrellas, small business owners, concessionaires, work to enhance the visitors’ experience. At Park Board managed parks, these concessionaires are expected to meet certain standards.

First, some back...
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Posted on: December 9, 2018

Park Board Trustee 101

Park Board Trustee 101

Former Texas State Senator A.R. “Babe” Schwartz, a founder of the Galveston Park Board, said he envisioned the trustees had to be truly be representative of the best our community had to offer. More than 50 years later, the Park Boar...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Island Restaurants Celebrate Community & Cuisine with Galveston Restaurant Week

Island Restaurants Celebrate Community & Cuisine with Galveston Restaurant Week

The eighth annual Galveston Restaurant Week - Saturday, January 26th to Sunday, February 10, 2019 - brings Galveston Island's vibrant food scene to life for two full weeks ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

A Penny With A Purpose

When visitors to Galveston stay overnight in a hotel, condo, bed and breakfast or short-term rental, they are assessed a 15% tax known as the Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT). These funds help keep our beaches clean, protect beachgoers, market Galveston to poten...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 19, 2018

12/11/18 News From The Boardroom

Galveston Park Board Update: December 11th, 2018

The Galveston Park Board of Trustees held its regular meeting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 11th at Park Board Plaza. Below is an update of news from the boardroom.

Approval of Funding for Shuttle Transporta...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 6, 2018

Island Restaurants Celebrate Community & Cuisine with Galveston Restaurant Week

Island Restaurants Celebrate Community & Cuisine with Galveston Restaurant Week

The eighth annual Galveston Restaurant Week - Saturday, January 26th to Sunday, February 10, 2019 - brings Galveston Island's vibrant food scene to life for two full weeks ...

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