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Posted on: October 1, 2020

WATERFRONT TRANSFER

Transfer of WF E-116B (07/12/2021)

Jessie Wright to Beverly Wright 

Transfer of WF B-021B (08/04/2021)

Adelyn Cooper to Peter Meeh 

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

Vehicle Theft Prevention: Do not leave a vehicle unattended without stopping the engine

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During this summer weather, you might be tempted to leave your car running so it can cool down while you get ready for work. Leaving your vehicle running unattended can make your car an easy target for thieves.

The Clear Lake Shores Police Department wants...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

CLS Allowable Noise Level Guidelines and Construction Regulations

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The City of Clear Lake Shores wants to remind residents and business owners that noises emanating from construction, grading, repair, re-modeling or maintenance activities are not allowed on Sundays and city recognized holidays. Work done by property owne...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Reminder for pet owners to keep dogs on their leash; a message from CLSPD

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The City of Clear Lake Shores and the Clear Lake Shores Police Department have received recent comments from concerned residents regarding unleashed dogs around the city.

We want to make sure that our neighbors and furry friends stay safe while enjoying ou...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Angel’s Store upgrades Valero gas pumps in response to card skimming reports

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Clear Lake Shores, TX - Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - After numerous reports of credit card skimming at the Valero gas station located at 905 FM2094, Clear Lake Shores, TX, Angel’s Convenience Store changed and upgraded all six gas pumps to ensure t...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

4th of July - Holiday Safety Tips

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The 4th of July festivities are upon us and everyone is waiting for this weekend to relax, gather with friends, eat some hot dogs and enjoy the events that our community and surrounding areas have planned for us.

However, it is important to remember that t...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Attention waterfront leaseholders: Be on the lookout for your annual waterfront lease invoice

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The City of Clear Lake Shores will be mailing the annual waterfront lease invoice to our waterfront leaseholders during the first week of July, 2021.

If you have not received your invoice by July 12, 2021,  please contact City Secretary Christy St...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Alligator Sighting FAQs

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Recently, our CLS residents have noticed an increase in alligator sightings at Jarboe Bayou, Clear Lake Road bridge and surrounding areas. It is important to be aware and know what to do if you and your family come into close contact with an alligator. Pl...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Did you receive the TEST alert from our Emergency Notification System CLSConnect?

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On Wednesday, June 2, the City of Clear Lake Shores conducted an Emergency Notification System TEST to ensure that our system has our residents’ current contact information. 

If you are already registered but didn’t receive our...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Clear Lake Shores Mayor and City Council honors Class of 2021

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During Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Mayor and City Council proclaimed June 1, 2021 as “2021 Seniors Recognition Day” in Clear Lake Shores, TX. Seniors Payton Bean, Justin Chronister, Connor Comee, Brandon Dunegan, Grayson ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

CLS to Conduct Emergency Notification System TEST on Wednesday, June 2, 2021

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The City of Clear Lake Shores will be conducting an Emergency Notification System TEST on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

If you are registered to our Emergency Notification System CLS CONNECT, you will be receiving a TEST ALERT to the email address ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Be Ready for Hurricane Season 2021!

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Don’t forget that the 2021 hurricane season begins TODAY! NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. So now is the time to make sure you and your family are prepared.

Kemah Fire Chief...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Memorial Day: A Message from Mayor Kurt

MEMORIAL DAY MAYOR MESSAGE

Dear CLS Residents, Employees and Business Owners, 

Memorial Day weekend is a time of remembrance and reflection for those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for the United States.  Please join me in taking a moment to remember all the ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Jarboe Bayou Pool to reopen Saturday, May 22, 2021

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Great news! The Jarboe Bayou pool will reopen tomorrow, Saturday, May 22 at 10:00 am!

Important to know:

  • The pool will have chlorine during the first couple of weeks to let the new plaster cure.
  • The pool will transition to a salt system during the second wee...
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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Prohibiting Government Entities From Mandating Masks

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On Tuesday, May 18, 2021, Governor Greg Abbott  issued an Executive Order prohibiting governmental entities in Texas — including counties, cities, school districts, public health authorities, or government officials — from req...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Birch Rd Bridge Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | May 20

Birch St. Bridge Ribbon Cutting Flyer

Please join us on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. for our ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Birch Rd Bridge reconstruction project. The ceremony, hosted by Galveston County Judge Mark Henry and Commissioner Darrell Apfell, wi...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

CLS Council Members and Mayor Take Oath of Office

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Clear Lake Shores, TX - Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - Yesterday, at our May 4th City Council meeting, incumbent Mayor Kurt Otten and newly elected Council Members Steve Wirtes and Monica Ledet were sworn into office.  

Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 G...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

EDC Welcomes New President Jonny Boultinghouse

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Clear Lake Shores, TX - Thursday, April 15, 2021 - Clear Lake Shores EDC is pleased to announce and welcome Jonny Boultinghouse as their new president. Jonny Boultinghouse succeeds Charles Scoville, who joined EDC in 2007 and became president in ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Galveston Bay Brewing Company is coming to CLS!

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Clear Lake Shores, TX - Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - On Monday, April 12, 2021, Mayor Otten and EDC Vice President Jonny Boultinghouse met with Brewmaster Skyler Forshage, Principal Joel Purdom, and Principal Pete Stevens to officially welcome Galveston Bay ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

A message from the Waterfront Committee

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The Waterfront Compliance Committee and the City of Clear Lake Shores want to thank all waterfront leaseholders for their investment and dedication in our community, and for taking an active role in the preservation and beautification of our city.&nbs...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

UPDATE: Face Masks and State COVID-19 Executive Order

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Per Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-34, effective Wednesday, March 10, 2021, all businesses of any type may open to 100% capacity. Additionally, this order ends the statewide mask mandate in Texas.

Under Governor’s order, businesse...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Sign up for the COVID-19 Vaccine Waitlist

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All Galveston County adults can now sign up on the COVID-19 vaccine waiting list. You can sign up now at utmbhealth.com/vaccine or call 877-389-2318.

Signing up is easy. Just click on the sign-up link and provide some basic contact information along with a...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: Governor Abbott Lifts Mask Mandate, Opens Texas 100 Percent

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Per Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-34, effective Wednesday, March 10, 2021, all businesses of any type may open to 100% capacity. Additionally, this order ends the statewide mask mandate in Texas. Businesses may still limit capacity or implement add...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: February 26, 2021

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Per Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-32, Galveston County restaurants can increase their capacity to 75% and local bars can reopen at 50% capacity.

On December 22, 2020, Galveston County and eight other counties of the East Texas Coast Trauma...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Moderna vaccines available to those 65 and older starting Thursday, Jan. 7

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Beginning Thursday, January 7th, the Galveston County Health District will offer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to those who are 65 years of age and older, by appointment only.

The health district this week received an additional 400 vaccine doses. Due to li...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

The 2020 Christmas Boat Parade is coming back this weekend!

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Presented by the cities of Clear Lake Shores, Kemah, League City, Nassau Bay and Seabrook, the 59th Annual Christmas Boat Parade will come back on Saturday, December 12th at 6:00 pm.  

More than 60 brightly decorated power and sailboats will parad...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Newly Elected Council Members Sworn In

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Yesterday, during our November 17th City Council meeting, City Council canvassed the votes, and newly elected Council Members Alex Scanlon, Rick Fisher, and Randy Chronister were officially sworn in. Their terms are effective November 2020 through May 202...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

FY21 Adopted Budget is Now Available Online

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The Clear Lake Shores FY21 Annual Operating Budget is now available at www.clearlakeshores-tx.gov/finance.

The budget is a financial plan for the City, a policy tool for the City Council, an operation guide for staff and a communications tool to the public...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Galveston County releases Recommended Guidelines for Societal Restoration

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Galveston County, in coordination with the Local Health Authority, Dr. Phillip Keiser, developed guidelines for businesses and organizations to use as a reference for when the State of Texas allows businesses to reopen. The guidelines encourage each busin...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

CLS closures and cancellations

CLOSURES

In an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community, the City of Clear Lake Shores is monitoring the impact of COVID-19 and currently following guidance from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Galveston County Health District and other...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

City of Clear Lake Shores declares Local State of Disaster in response to spread of COVID-19

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Clear Lake Shores, TX - Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Mayor Kurt Otten signed a Declaration of a Local State of Disaster. The declaration activates the City Emergency Management Plan and shall continue for a period of not more ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

CLS PD invites community members to participate in their first Citizens Police Academy

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Clear Lake Shores, TX - Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - Are you interested in an up-close and front-row seat to the operations and logistics of what CLS PD does and how they do it?

The Clear Lake Shores Police Department is currently preparing an eight-week pr...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

2019-2024 Strategic Plan is now online!

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The City of Clear Lake Shores recognizes the importance of establishing and documenting the direction of our city. It is necessary to define where we are and where do we want to go to provide a better quality of life for our future generations.

This five-y...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Volunteers Needed

WE WANT YOU

The City is looking for residents to volunteer and serve on the following committee's:

1-Roads and Drainage Member

1- Planning and Zoning Member

1- Economic Development Corporation Director

1- Zoning Board of Adjustments Member

1- Zoning Board of Adjustments A...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

146 Road Construction

ROAD CONSTRUCTION

Are you wanting to know what's happening with the road work on 146 click the link below

Hwy 146 Highway Expansion Project Spotlights