- City Road Closures for the Week of June 15 – June 21, 2013
New – Charles Drive Improvements
Saturday – Friday
Leopard Street will be reduced periodically to one lane in each direction from Rolling Acres Drive to McKinzie Road.
- Health District Nurse Family Partnership to Host Baby Shower
The Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District’s Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) will be hosting a baby shower on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 1702 Horne Road.
- Local Businesses invited to participate in the City Energy Efficiency Conservation Project
The search is on for local contractors interested in doing business with McKinstry Inc. and the City of Corpus Christi. A local contractor outreach program to engage in a morning of networking and discussion of the proposed work will take place Friday, June 7, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 1201 Leopard Street.
- Corpus Christi's Greatest Treasures Seek Nominations
The Mayor’s Council on Aging invites the community to participate in recognizing the contributions of older adults age 65 and older in our community. Inspired by Tom Brokaw’s The Greatest Generation, the Mayor’s Council on Aging has instituted Corpus Christi’s Greatest Treasures Award since 2000.
- City Urges Continued Water Conservation with Delay of Stage 3 Water Restrictions
The City of Corpus Christi announced the delay of stage 3 water restrictions earlier today. Several factors have contributed to the delay including stable lake levels, changing weather patterns and logistical requirements for implementation of stage 3 measures. “Citizens should use the time to increase their water conservation efforts and prepare for additional restrictions,” said Gus Gonzalez, water operations director. “Summer temperatures usually translate into increased water usage which means the City could enter stage 3 restrictions at any time,” added Gonzalez.
- 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.
- “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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Public Health District Launches New Program for First-Time Moms
HEALTH DISTRICT ANNOUNCES NEW FAMILY NURSE PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM
The Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District will now be better armed with improving pregnancy outcomes and changing lives for first-time mothers in Nueces County.
- Major Utility Work and Road Construction Will Impact Traffic on Staples Street beginning February 13
Road Work Impacts Staples Street Traffic
The City of Corpus Christi Traffic Engineering office advises citizens beginning Wednesday, February 13, 2013, for approximately two months, weather permitting; contractors will be doing major utility and road construction on Staples Street between Saratoga Boulevard and Esplanade Drive.
- Now is a good time to turn off your irrigation system and to inspect it
Stage 2 Drought Continues
Time to Check Your Irrigation Systems
Today, welcome and beneficial rain is falling in the area but Stage 2 Drought Contingency measures remain in place, as the combined storage level of our water system is below 40% capacity.
- Non-Recylable Items in Bins Is Causing Concern
Non-Recyclable Items Showing Up in Bins Cause Concern
An increase in dangerous non-recyclable items is showing up in city recycle bins. Most concerning is the amount of live ammunition crews are discovering.