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Posted on: January 19, 2021

GCHD: Appointments Open Now for COVID-19 Vaccines

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UPDATE January 19, 2021 - 5:00pm: All available appointments for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine have been filled. We are not currently taking future appointments. As additional vaccine doses are made available to the health district, we will share that info...
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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Join a Board, Commission or Committee

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Do you want to get involved in your local government and serve your community?  The City of Clear Lake Shores is looking for volunteers who want to help guide the City by serving on boards, commissions, and committees.

The city is currently accept...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

May 1 General Election - File an Application for a Place on the Ballot

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Clear Lake Shores, TX - Thursday, January 7, 2021 - The next General Election will be held on May 1, 2021. On this day, our voters will elect one mayor and two council members for the City of Clear Lake Shores.

You can file an application for a pl...

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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: January 4, 2021

Join the 2021 It’s Time Texas Community Challenge!

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The Challenge is back for 2021 with some exciting new upgrades. With the pandemic affecting they way we all go about our daily lives,  It’s Time Texas wanted to make sure that we could participate safely and easily in the 2021 Community Challenge...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

CLSPD Operation Safe Celebration

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Clear Lake Shores, TX - Thursday, December 31, 2020 - To avoid drinking and driving and keep residents safe after the New Year’s Day celebrations, the Clear Lake Shores Police Department will set in motion their “Operation Safe Celebra...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

A Message from Chief Tracy Keele

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Each year, we learn of tragic and devastating consequences of accidental injury or deaths related to New Years Eve celebrations.  Celebratory gunfire is not unheard of, and far too common to say the least. Injury and death can, and often...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine Survey

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The Galveston County Health District is gathering information regarding potential COVID-19 vaccines and they want to hear from you. You participation will  help ensure you and your neighbors are educated and well-informed about the vaccine when i...

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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: December 2, 2020

The Coastal Texas Study Wants to Hear Your Input!

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The USACE and GLO are hosting virtual public meetings to encourage citizens to provide feedback on the Coastal Texas Study Draft Feasibility Report. The Draft Proposal outlines the findings of the study and puts forward a recommendation as to how...

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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: November 12, 2020

EDC honors Ronnie Richards for his 12 years of service to CLS

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Clear Lake Shores, TX - Thursday, November 12, 2020 - On Tuesday, November 10, 2020, Ronnie Richards was presented with a plaque to honor his 12 years of service to the City of Clear Lake Shores as a director, vice-president, and president of the EDC Boar...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

WATERFRONT TRANSFER

Transfer of WF C-66C (10/30/2020) 

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Lowell Brown Fishing Pier Closed for Repairs

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The fishing pier at Sundial Park will be closed to the public until further notice. 

Following TS Beta, Clear Lake Shores Public Works department noticed damages to city-owned piers and docks. After a thorough inspection, contractors determined th...

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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: October 16, 2020

Water Line Emergency Repair in CLS

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WCID #12 experienced a water main break in the potable water supply system and shut the water off for emergency repairs. 

Residents may have experienced low water pressure or no water this morning, but it should be back to normal. We will provide ...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

4-Way Stop: Intersection of Hanson Rd. and Dror Ln.

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To create slower traffic and reduce the number of accidents, the intersection of Hanson Rd. and Dror Ln. is now a 4-way stop during the construction period. Please be mindful of this new traffic control. The Clear Lake Shores Police Department will be mon...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

General Election - November 3, 2020

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The next General Election will be held on November 3, 2020. On this day, our voters will elect three council members for the City of Clear Lake Shores. Election day voting will be held from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1006 South Shore Drive, Clea...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Update: Lazy Bend Bridge Reconstruction Project

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This week, Galveston County and Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District 12 began the Lazy Bend bridge reconstruction project on W 6th St., between Harbor Lane and Lazy Lane in Lazy Bend. The project will replace and improve the vehicular a...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Important Information for Waterfront Leaseholders

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Due to COVID-19, inspections normally addressed by the Waterfront Compliance Committee have been delayed. However, the City conducted courtesy inspections to make leaseholders aware of potential issues on the waterfront.  

The City recently mailed...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

A message from Mayor Kurt - July 2020

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CLS Citizens and Business Owners,

As we continue to navigate our response to COVID-19, government officials continue to prioritize your health and safety. Safeguarding our residents and businesses requires us all to assume responsibility for our welfare in...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Clear Lake Shores Special Election - July 14, 2020

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The City of Clear Lake Shores will hold a special election on July 14, 2020 to re-authorize a one-fourth of one percent (1/4%) sales and use tax according to Chapter 327.007 of the Texas Tax Code to continue to provide revenue for the maintenance and repa...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Get Involved! Join a Board, Commission or Committee

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Do you want to get involved in your local government and serve your community?  The City of Clear Lake Shores is looking for volunteers who want to help guide the City by serving on boards, commissions, and committees.

The city is currently accep...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Governor Abbott Announces Phase III To Open Texas

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On Wednesday, June 3rd, Governor Greg Abbott announced the third phase of the State of Texas’ plan to safely open the economy while containing the spread of COVID-19. 

Under Phase III, effective immediately, all businesses in Texas will ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Governor Abbott announces Phase Two To Open Texas

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Governor Greg Abbott today announced the second phase of the State of Texas’ ongoing plan to safely and strategically open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19. Under Phase II, restaurants may increase their occupancy to 50% and additio...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

CLS Clean Up Weekend, May 15 - 17, 2020

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The City of Clear Lake Shores would like to inform our residents that the CLS Clean Up Weekend will be held May 15th - 17th.

The City will provide two dumpsters that will be located at Shell Bottom Park. Among the items expected for discarding are large pi...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Governor Abbott Expands Business Openings In Texas

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Governor Greg Abbott today announced some modifications and clarifications to his Executive Order issued on April 27.

In an effort to continue his plan to safely and strategically open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Abbott will allow c...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Pool passes for the 2020-2021 pool season are now available at City Hall

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Pool passes for the 2020-2021 pool season are now available at City Hall!  Please visit www.clearlakeshores-tx.gov/clspool to download and fill out the pool membership application form. Pool memberships are valid from May 1, 2020 through April 30...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

A message from Mayor Kurt

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Hello CLS neighbors and businesses, 

On Monday, April 27, Governor Greg Abbott signed Executive Order GA-18 that allows retail stores, restaurants, movie theaters, malls, museums and libraries to reopen beginning May 1 with a limited occupancy of ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Governor Abbott Announces Phase One To Open Texas

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Governor Greg Abbott today signed Executive Order GA-18 that explains the first phase of the State of Texas’ ongoing plan to safely and strategically open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19. Phase one will begin Friday May 1 and conti...

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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: April 22, 2020

Mayor Otten and City Council extended Declaration of a Local State of Disaster to May 12

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Clear Lake Shores, TX - Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - On Tuesday, April 21st, Clear Lake Shores Mayor Kurt Otten and City Council extended the Declaration of a Local State of Disaster to May 12, 2020. After the expiration of the Declaration, the City will c...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Establishing Strike Force To Open Texas

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Governor Greg Abbott today issued three new Executive Orders to begin the process of reopening the state of Texas while revising hospital capacity and certain social distancing guidelines. 

Within the orders, select activities and services that po...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

We need your input! EDC in Search of Fiber-Optic Internet Options for Clear Lake Shores

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Clear Lake Shores, TX - Thursday, April 16, 2020 - In an effort to enhance the city’s technology infrastructure,  the Clear Lake Shores Economic Development Corporation is investigating options for bringing fiber-optic connectivity to C...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

CLS closures and cancellations

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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

A message from Chief Tracy Keele

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The safety of our citizens and visitors has always been one of the key functions in our duties as law enforcement officers. As we are partners in our community, our role is vital to serving those in need. 

We also recognize that the safety and wel...

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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 12, 2020

CLS monitoring COVID-19

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The City of Clear Lake Shores is monitoring the impact of COVID-19 and currently following guidance from CDC, along with Galveston County Health District and other public health authorities to prevent the spread of Coronavirus disease in our community.

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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: March 4, 2020

Clear Lake Shores swears in new police officer

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Clear Lake Shores, TX - Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - On Monday, March 2, 2020, Jordan Reyes was sworn in by Chief of Police, Tracy Keele, during a short ceremony at Clear Lake Shores City Hall. 

Officer Jordan Reyes is a six-year veteran law enforce...

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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: January 6, 2020

Clear Lake Shores - Emergency contact information

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Clear Lake Shores, TX - Monday, January 6, 2020 - An emergency is any situation that requires immediate assistance from the police, fire department or ambulance. In case of an emergency you should always contact 911. If you’re not sure whether t...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

City of Clear Lake Shores unveils new City Seal

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Clear Lake Shores, TX – Friday, December 13, 2019 – The City of Clear Lake Shores unveiled a new City Seal that reflects and strengthens the vision and mission of the City.

The new seal, updated by Mayor Kurt Otten, presents Clear Lake ...

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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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