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Posted on: March 25, 2020

EDC approves program to support local businesses impacted by COVID-19

RETENTION PROGRAM

Clear Lake Shores, TX – Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - The Clear Lake Shores Economic Development Corporation and City Council approved today an Emergency Business Retention Program in response to the Declaration of a Local State of Disaster by the...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

City Hall closed for walk-in business until further notice

CLS 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 23, 2020

Galveston County issues stay-at-home order to reduce spread of COVID-19

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Clear Lake Shores, TX - Tuesday, March 23, 2020 - Galveston County Judge Mark Henry issued today a stay-at-home order to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community. The order, signed by Clear Lake Shores Mayor Kurt Otten, will be effective 11:59 ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Galveston County Health District announces five additional positive COVID-19 cases

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COVID-19 Update: March 23, 11 a.m.

Galveston County Health District announced five additional positive COVID-19 cases in Galveston County residents. This brings the county’s case total to 17. For more information, visit gchd.org/coronavirus

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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 20, 2020

Bars and restaurants to close per Governor’s executive order

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Clear Lake Shores, TX – Friday, March 20, 2020 - On Thursday, March 19, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott  issued four executive orders to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) across the state. 

The following executive orders apply to...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

SCAM ALERT: SOLICITORS IN NEIGHBORHOODS TESTING FOR COVID-19

SCAM ALERT

The City of Clear Lake Shores has not authorized any company to go door-to-door offering to do home screening or testing for coronavirus-19.

If you receive this type of solicitor, do not allow the person in your home and immediately call the Clear Lake Sho...

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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 17, 2020

COVID-19 Important Information from the City of Clear Lake Shores

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On Friday, March 13th, Governor Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster as there are more than 50 confirmed cases of the virus. Today, The Galveston County Health District confirmed its second presumptive positive case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in a Ga...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

CLS PD and City of CLS working together to prevent the spread of COVID-19

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The Galveston County Health District confirmed its first presumptive positive case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in a Galveston County resident. (Click here to read GCHD press release: https://www.gchd.org/Home/Components/News/News/2411/65)

The City of Clear...

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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.

The...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

EDC Updates - March 2020

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Did you know?

  • EDC is sponsoring the acquisition of eight new bike racks around the island as part of their mission to make CLS more bicycle-friendly. Bike racks should be installed this summer.
  • EDC approved the acquisition of  trash cans that will ...
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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 5, 2020

Clear Lake Shores welcomes Officer John Leggio to the Police Department

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Clear Lake Shores, TX - Thursday, March 5, 2020 - On Thursday, March 5, 2020, John Leggio was sworn in by Chief of Police, Tracy Keele, at Clear Lake Shores City Hall.

Officer John Leggio Jr. is a five-year veteran law enforcement officer. Officer Leggio h...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

WATERFRONT TRANSFER

Transfer of WF D-089A (3/13/2020)

Bryan & Makenzie Wullner to

Stephen Elizando

Transfer of WF  B-045A (2/18/2020)

Bryan & Diana Hoerner to 

Craig & Michelle Ramsey

Transfer of WF D-100E  & D-100-F (2/20/2020)

James &...

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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: March 3, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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Galveston County Health District is working with local, state and federal partners to closely monitor Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), formerly known as 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

There are currently NO confirmed cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID19...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

2020 CENSUS - An opportunity to shape the future of our community!

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2020 CENSUS - An opportunity to shape the future of our community!

In mid-March, homes across the country will begin receiving invitations to complete the 2020 Census. Once the invitation arrives, you should respond for your home in one of three ways: onli...

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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: February 20, 2020

City of Clear Lake Shores Welcomes New Chief of Police, Tracy Keele

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Clear Lake Shores, TX – Thursday, February 20, 2020-  On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, City of Clear Lake Shores City Council appointed Tracy “TK” Keele as the new Chief of Police for the City of Clear Lake Shores, rep...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Six candidates running for a council seat on the next General Election

Clear Lake Shores, TX - Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - On Friday, February 14th, the City of Clear Lake Shores received the applications for a place on the general election ballot. Here is the official list with the six candidates running for a council seat...

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Posted on: January 20, 2020

Clear Lake Shores invites residents to join the 2020 It’s Time Texas Community Challenge!

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What is the IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge?

The It’s Time Texas Community Challenge, presented by H-E-B, is a free 8-week, statewide competition in which Texas communities compete to see which communities can demonstrate the greate...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

CLS PD working to provide nuisance coyote control

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Clear Lake Shores, TX - Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - This weekend, the Clear Lake Shores Police Department was notified by our residents that the geese that usually reside at Jarboe park were missing. The geese were found safe, however, residents expressed ...

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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 26, 2019

May 2020 Election information for the City of Clear Lake Shores

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The next General Election will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2020. On this day, our voters will elect three council members for the City of Clear Lake Shores. There will also be a Special Election to re-authorize a one-fourth of one percent (1/4%) sales and...

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

Target and Home Depot to begin store renovation project

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Clear Lake Shores, TX - December, 17, 2019 - To improve their facilities and provide better service, Target and Home Depot will undergo a store renovation project beginning January 2020.

Target will begin its $3.5 million remodel process on Sunday...

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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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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Two-Day Notice for Marquee Requests

Effective Immediately City Hall requires a minimum 2 day notice for any request placed on the marque. 

Requests should be emailed to Christy Stroup  or Tiffany Wilson.

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Mosquito Control

If you have any questions or concerns about Mosquito Control please contact Galveston County Mosquito Control at 1-800-842-5622 or visit there website.

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