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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 this is also a time when people become distracted and vulnerable to accidents. The Clear Lake Shores Police Department wants to make sure that our residents stay safe during this holiday weekend. Here is a list of important safety tips for you and your family.
Everyone is out and about during the 4th of July weekend. Kids will be riding their bikes or playing outside and it is important to be extra careful when you are driving a motor vehicle.
We would like to remind residents that fireworks are illegal in the City of Clear Lake Shores.
Per City Ordinance: It is unlawful for any person to store, to offer for sale, expose for sale, sell at retail or use or explode any fireworks within the City of Clear Lake Shores. Any person violating this article shall upon conviction be fined not less than $50.00 nor more than $500.00 per each day of violation.
If you choose to take your family to the water, make sure the area is designated for swimming and has lifeguards on duty.
Jarboe Bayou Pool Rules Reminder
Outside of Normal Pool Operating Hours and whenever lifeguards are not present, the pool may only be used subject to the following conditions:
And remember, to avoid alcohol related accidents, the Clear Lake Shores Police Department will be out in full force making sure that our drivers stay sober and safe. If you need immediate assistance during the weekend, you can always contact the CLS Police Department 24-hour dispatch number at (281) 538-0659.
Have a safe and happy 4th of July!